Davis, President of Future Process, has over 23 years of experience
in all aspects of Materials and Supply Chain Management including
Production Control, ERP/MRP Implementation, Inventory Management,
Warehousing and Distribution, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Lean Manufacturing/Just-In-Time
Processes. Management focus has been on process and organizational
development, redesign and simplification to support growth and reduce
throughput time, operating costs, inventory investment and improve
has held positions with Fortune 500 and leading growth companies such
as The Gillette Co., Harman JBL and Packard Bell/NEC.
and MPS Systems Project Manager for successful MRP implementations
at the Gillette Co. and Packard Bell Electronics.
and implemented Master Production Scheduling functions with major
positive impacts on customer service, inventory levels and shop
and implemented processes, systems and organizational improvements
to achieve high inventory turns.
multi-billion dollar yearly inventory flows while increasing turns
and tripling production output.
and implemented inventory accuracy, cycle count and physical inventory
programs resulting in 98% accuracy levels and increased customer
and implemented procurement systems to include Planner/Buyer concepts,
automatic release, small batch/short lead time and other synchronous
manufacturing processes and JIT elements listed.
purchasing organizations, processes and supplier relationships to
reduce overall costs, improve component design and performance,
narrow and focus vendor base and attain inventory and company performance
high volume, 24 hour, direct vendor delivery programs reducing inventory
from 4 weeks to 4 hours.
and implemented internal flow and replenishment process for components
and sub-assemblies executed by the line personnel using pull systems
and visual signaling devises.
instructor at the university level. Instructor for APICS and CSUN
and presented training programs for MRP Implementation, Inventory
Accuracy, Cycle Counting and Physical Inventory, Material Flow and
Bill of Material Structure.
Improvement and Lean Manufacturing:
and managed Process Improvement and Lean Manufacturing programs
contributing to significant improvements in:
Time Reduction, Production Throughput, Inventory Turns, Customer
Service, Inventory Accuracy , BOM Accuracy, Schedule Attainment,
Shortage Reduction and Vendor Performance
is APICS certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM),
Past-President of the San Fernando Valley Chapter of APICS and an
instructor at California State University, Northridge (CSUN). He received
a Bachelor of Science Degree in Operations Management and Master of
Science Degree in Business Administration Management from CSUN.