JOSEPH A. SAMPLE
4536 Laurel Lane
Cherry Hill, NJ 085465
HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS
! Strong technical background coupled with overall business knowledge and contemporary Information technology skills.
! Led product development team and managed customer support task force. ! Demonstrated initiative and team leadership skills
GlaxoSmithKline Philadelphia, PA
Associate Product Manager 2002-Present
! Leader of a 4-site team created to integrate practices and effect process improvements identified through quality tools and metrics. Developed and executed product management plans. ! Leader of multi-site cross-functional teams responsible for integrating procedures on inventory control, product recall and return, temperature monitoring and document retention. ! Responsible for evaluating product and process improvements, as well as engineering design changes and improvements in product quality.
! Decreased product release times by 40% and improved customer services levels for various products by process improvements in the Supply Chain.
! Increased production schedule compliance to 99.5%
Westfield Industries Pennsaulken, NJ
Project Engineer 2000-2002
! Initiated and managed product ordering and manufacturing process improvement project that resulted in 85% reduction in product lead-time, 65% reduction in product cost. ! Performed analysis of new product development process from conception through production. Identified inefficiencies in process and recommended solutions.
! Developed and maintained annual project budgets exceeding $250, 000. Accomplishments
! Coordinated three teams of union employees and outside consultants generating a 75% reduction in changeover time.
Design Engineer 1999-2000
! Designed and tested equipment components.
! Performed computer-aided analysis of components.