Michael D.

Financial Optimization | Supply Chain | Operations | Strategy

United States of America

Senior Strategy, Continuous Improvement, and Operations executive excelling in optimizing overall financial performance, initiating and leading cultural changes, and specializing in turning around lar...see more

  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Food & Beverage
  • Glass Stone & Concrete Products


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Director, Manufacturing & Operational Excellence

3 years
Current position
Jul 2019 - Present
Manufacturing Director for the Fence, Rail and Deck, Trim and Stone businesses as well as responsible for the 'World Class Manufacturing'/Operational Excellence efforts across the Sidin...see more

Director, Supply Chain Strategy & Business Process Improvement

Campbell Soup Company
4 years
Jul 2015 - Jul 2019
Senior Executive responsible for leading the creation of the annual Supply Chain Strategic Plan, manage the strategy execution process and large business process improvements. Lead and...see more

Director, Division Operational Excellence & Continuous Improvement

Campbell Soup Company
1 year
May 2014 - Oct 2015
Senior Operational Excellence Executive setting strategic direction to deliver declining Total Delivered Cost year over year. Leading a team of 12 that generates, prioritizes, and execu...see more

Director Manufacturing Operational Excellence & Continuous Improvement

Campbell Soup Company
3 years
Mar 2011 - May 2014
Responsible for Operational Excellence for Campbell’s North America Manufacturing Plants, which included the creation and implementation of the Operational Excellence ‘House’ Model, imp...see more

Director North American Plant Operations

W.L. Gore & Associates
4 years
Apr 2007 - Mar 2011
Promoted to lead the 3 facilities, including Divisional Head Quarters, and 13 product family, which included R&D, Sales, HR, Marketing, and Business Leaders. Managed all manufacturing o...see more

Director of Operations

Owens Corning
8 years
Dec 1998 - Dec 2006
Senior Operating Executive with full responsibility for the strategic planning, development, operation management, which included a full turnaround of a 375 union-employee manufacturing...see more

Quality Sr. Manager

Owens Corning
1 year
Dec 1997 - Dec 1998
Led the Plant Quality initiative that resulted in the best quality insulation in the industry reducing complaints to 2PPM • Converted the quality control area into a high performance va...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Food & Beverage
  • Glass Stone & Concrete Products


  • Leadership
  • Change Management
  • Management
  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Operational Excellence
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Process Improvement
  • Six Sigma
  • Kaizen
  • Cross-functional Team Leadership
  • 5S
  • TPM
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • SPC