Brett Sandman

VP Planning – VP/Director, Operations – Director of Leadership Development

Recognized business operations and enterprise transformation professional delivering innovative solutions across multiple industries not limited to Aerospace, Manufacturing, Foundations/Nonprofits, Consulting, Government, and Military. Possessing an excellent track record of success in streamlining processes, improving enterprise performance, increasing profitability, reducing costs through strategic direction, implementing business process re-engineering, and deploying customer-centric solutions. Now positioned for a role of increased scope and responsibility, leveraging expertise in operations turnarounds, logistics, supply chain and inventory management, workforce improvement, technology optimization, C-Level communication, stakeholder relationship development, and the generation of new policies and procedures to deliver increased revenue growth and profitability.

860-597-6380

brettsandman@gmail.com

Experience

December 2022 | January 2024

Materials Manager

Selected to provide expertise in Manufacturing Requirements Planning (MRP) oversight, process improvement, and ERP system management, ensuring adherence to applicable MB Aerospace internal, federal, state, and local laws and regulations related to compliance and ongoing conformity with such rules and regulations.

August 2020 | November 2022

Vice President | Vice Chair of Board of Directors

Guide the coordination of organizations in their efforts to provide assistance and relief through all phases of natural and man-made disasters, including preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation.

October 2019 | July 2020

Consultant

Nurtured project-management approach to prioritization and provided working definitions of strategy, operations, and logistics for short- and long-term success.

March 2019 | September 2019

Regional Operations Center Director

Specialized in revitalizing and restructuring operations, leading a series of projects focused on modernization and cost savings which allowed the organization to pivot toward expanding capabilities and service offerings. Led executive steering committees in SOP creation and workforce planning strategies for more than 150 FTEs, including training and on-boarding.

May 2017 | February 2019

Relationship Manager

Partnered with executives, branch managers, financial consultants, and specialists to serve clients across eight branches, managing customer SLAs and developing strategies to strengthen client relations and improve retention levels.

September 2016 | April 2017

Materials Manager

Managed a supervisory team of 30, encouraging them to adopt changes to the organization and motivating them to sustain operations while exceeding all KPIs and metric goals for 1,000+ daily transactions.

Results

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Aligned with a newly formed team to review departmental responsibilities, and recreate a collaborative workplace, resulting in the on-time placement of $21M in purchase orders across an entire supplier base, scheduled delivery management of $28M inventory, and the shipment of $64M towards a $152M order book.

Assuming the Operations Director role, immediately reviewing and prioritizing the turnaround of warehouse operations, consolidating processes, and introducing $6M+ in cost savings measures within 12 months.

Partnering with HR and Recruiting teams to improve recruitment, onboarding, and stabilized staffing levels with the best industry talent for purchasing, production control, shipping, and warehousing operations.

Expertise

  • ​Organizational Leadership
  • Strategic Planning
  • Change Management
  • Team Leadership
  • Contingency Planning
  • Process Improvement
  • Operations Management
  • Business Analysis
  • Program Management
  • Logistics
  • Supply Chain
  • Relationship Building

Education

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MA)

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA)