Mike Barlow
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Wholesale trade and international steel distributor
President of Business Development/Sales
*Responsible for day-to-day operations, financials and profitability including sourcing product from manufacturer, pricing, contract negotiation and logistics oversight from factory to customer.
*Matched customer needs with appropriate solutions and sources.
*Conducted inspections per customer requirements.
*Optimized material movement and source loads to Brokers.
*Developed business with Chinese firm in shipping steel into Americas.
*Attended trade shows in Columbia and Abu Dhabi.
*Developed, monitored and execut complex source, manufacture, deliver plans
*Managed financials and evaluated capital equipment

Manufacturing Manager

Crux is a Geotechnical exploration/construction firm providing contract specialty drilling.Oversaw product design and best practices for manufacturing.
*Improved design and manufacturing of tooling to meet customers' needs.
*Established and maintained accurate inventory levels of raw materials.
*Designed and implemented receiving inspection procedure.
*Managed a staff of up to 20.

Supply Chain Manager

Implemented SAP within areas of responsibility.
*Directed Purchasing Agents for new and existing product lines.
*Managed Shipping Department.
*Improved inbound/outbound rates and reduced damage.
*Developed new processes to ensure optimal inventory management.
*Established repeatable standard practices and disciplines.
*Revised and documented receiving inspection procedures for best practices.


Purcell designs and manufactures outdoor electronic equipment enclosure and systems solutions for global customers. Industries include Telecom, Cable/MSO, Energy/Utility, Land Mobile radio, Transportation and US Government/Military.

Supply Quality Engineer

Evaluated manufacturers worldwide.
*Instructed European and Asian workforces.
*Assisted with multimillion dollar contract placement and execution.
*Coordinated purchase plans and resolved manufacturing quality and logistical issues.

Manufacturing Engineer/Industrial Engineer, Production Supervisor, Lean Instructor

The Boeing Company is the World's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense space and security systems.Managed manufacturing cell.
*Oversaw multimillion dollar annual production.
*Led numerous Kaizens and other Lean activities to improve operation efficiency.
*Designed, developed and analyzed metrics for the facility.
*Consulted with multiple groups in developing new composite technology including materials, tooling, processes, planning and staffing.

Eastern Washington University
Bachelors, Operation Management