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Position
Results Focused | Positive Leadership Culture
Location Confidential
No
Location
South Central USA
Willing to Relocate
Yes
Industry
Aerospace-/-Defense-/-GovernmentContractors
Function
GENERAL-MANAGEMENT--CEO/COO/GM
Compensation
$150,000 to $300,000

Resume Summary
Results-driven, customer focused leader with a track record of improving sales and reducing operations and supply chains costs. Thirty years of progressive experience in developing teams, positive culture, driving performance, and increasing value to business units. Lateral thinking and collaborative.

Resume Body      RESULTS FOCUSED | POSITIVE LEADERSHIP CULTURE

jlspons@gmail.com
Cell: 214-673-6541

GENERAL MANAGEMENT | OPERATIONS | PROFIT & LOSS

Mobile: (214) 673-6541
Email: jlspons@gmail.com

Results-driven, customer focused General Manager and Senior Operations leader with a proven track record of improving sales and reducing costs in operations, supply chains and manufacturing. Thirty years of progressive experience in developing productive teams with a positive culture, driving performance, and increasing value to business units. Lateral thinking and collaborative.
- Led multi-functional organizations and P&L for programs valued at $250M.
- Grew sales 165% in 3 years develop winning cultures.
- Managed lean initiatives and decision systems, generating $105M in cost savings.
- Able to increase organizational effectiveness, added-value solutions, and teamwork always through fact-based assessment and efforts of a well-coached team.
- International customer and supplier management in East Asia, Europe, Israel, Mexico, and Pakistan.
- Aerospace and Defense experience and government security clearance.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Aerojet Rocketdyne Camden, Arkansas (July 2020 to Feb 2022)
Defense Sector: Develops and manufactures advanced propulsion and energetics systems for the DoD and companies, both domestic and international. This sector provides a full range of strategic missiles, missile defense, tactical systems, and armaments.
* Senior Program Manager: Responsible for P&L and dispersed multi-functional leadership (operations, supply chain, engineering, quality, contracts, and business operations) with focus on supply chain and production planning and driving schedules and deliveries to meet customer and financial commitments.
- Selected to turnaround and lead a rocket motor production contract for a strategic missile defense system, valued >$250M.
- Drove Supply Chains, Logistics, Engineering, Quality, Operations, and Deliveries.
* Program Manager: Initiated and led interagency planning and coordination to produce developmental rocket motors for Customer (DARPA). This led to successful full-scale tests and phase 3 contract.
- Initiated aggressive Supply Chain/Supplier meeting schedule to ensure critical items met a compressed timeline by working with suppliers to improve deliveries, and meeting build-plan needs.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock, Arkansas (2019 2020)
Project Manager: Programs provide DoD components with turn-key transition to new and renovated military healthcare facilities. Lead cross-organization teams (Defense Health Agency proponent offices, contracting, budgeting, and contractors). This includes developing cost and schedule estimates, evaluate proposals, and execute plans to budget and schedule.

BEI Precision Systems and Space Company Maumelle, Arkansas (2016 2018)
Designs and manufactures highly accurate optical encoders, accelerometers, infrared optical scanners and encoder-based motion control systems for military, space, and aviation markets.
* Program Manager: P&L and leadership of cross-functional teams (engineering, supply chain, quality, manufacturing, testing, finance, contracts, and subcontracts) on programs from proposals to development and production of precision positioning systems for satellite mission instruments.
- Exceeded 2017 revenue plan by 15%.
- Saved 11% on material and other direct costs by eliminating unnecessary testing.
- Improved supplier delivery for a complex electric motor by 3 months through aggressive technical exchange meetings and engineering asset reallocation.
- Customer focus: Improved customer relationships (Raytheon and NASA) leading to 20% schedule improvement for Design Review and Manufacturing Readiness Reviews.

Esterline (Currently Armtec Defense Technologies) Camden, Arkansas (2014 2016)
Designs, manufactures, and markets products for aerospace and defense customers including an Advanced Materials/Defense business unit that develops and manufactures combustible ordnance.
* Program Manager: Responsible for P&L and leadership across all teams to synchronize energetics manufacturing, supply chain, engineering, quality, finance, continuous improvement, contracts, and sales on 9 production contracts for military aircraft counter-measure flares valued at $120M.
- Senior member in improving a business unit by developing the first integrated plant-wide production plan and delivery schedule, ending production delinquencies (average of 3 months).
- Led proposal team to win 2 competitive contracts, exceeding fiscal year 2016 bookings plan by 20%.
- Led 2 New Product Introduction (NPI) transitions to full rate / high volume production.
- Developed 3-year planning cycles (2-year execution) with domestic and international customers.

Lennox International Richardson, Texas (2010 2013)
Manufactures residential and commercial heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration products and markets in the United States and internationally.
* Engineering Program Manager: Led initiatives to apply best practices with multi-functional teams such as corporate quality, sourcing, engineering, operations, and manufacturing.
- Saved $16.7M in 3 years via supply chain, cost of quality, and continuous improvement projects.
- Managed U.S. and Chinese supplier cost-out projects from inception to factory phase-in/phase-out.
- Led executives/senior team to reduce supplier qualification time by 20%, 18% savings from quote.

BAE Systems York, Pennsylvania (2007 2010)
Operates as a aerospace and defense company worldwide. My division (US Platforms & Services segment) manufactures combat vehicles, weapons, and munitions.
* Program Manager: Led the M109A6 Paladin (self-propelled howitzer) sustainment contract teams (including engineering, logistics, sourcing, field service, quality, finance, contracts, subcontracts, and sales) as well as our supplier product development teams.
- P&L responsibility for life-cycle management of 1,700 artillery systems worldwide, valued at $850M.
- Increased sales 165% in 3 years and 2010 bookings 50% with supply chain support to Army Depots.
- Won a $6.7M digital fire control system R&D contract. This led to a $120M production contract.
- Turned around an underperforming program by focusing on requirements, schedules, and results.

United States Army (1987 2007)
* Lieutenant Colonel: Served worldwide in positions of increasing responsibility. Led, trained, coached, and mentored officers and soldiers. Flight qualified officer and led helicopter units in combat and training deployments. Awarded multiple performance commendations including the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star and Air Medal.
- National Simulation Center, $330M in applications development programs. Applied decision analysis processes to optimize costs versus worldwide requirements - saving $89M.
- Chief, U.S. Army Programs, $240M in annual security assistance, American Embassy, Pakistan
- Operational Test Director, Operational Test Command
- Logistics Operations Research Manager, Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity
- Operations Controller and Aviation Operations Trainer/Coach, Joint Readiness Training Center
- Aviation Commander, Germany/Desert Storm and Fort Bragg, NC


EDUCATION
- Master of Science, Operations Research - Florida Institute of Technology
- Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics - Shippensburg University
- Project Management Professional (PMP) - Project Management Institute, March 2013
- Senior Leadership (General Management, Operations) U.S. Army Command and General Staff College

References from all employment sources available upon request.

jlspons@gmail.com
Cell: 214-673-6541

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