Intro

Max Davis - Senior Partner

imageTwenty five years senior level operations experience in Fortune100, start ups, and turnarounds with nine years management consulting at Executive level.

  • Large scale change management programs across multi-national entities
  • Global sourcing and outsourcing
  • International multi-plant management and strategic implementation
  • JIT/Lean and quality management expert

Experience:

  • VP level operations and manufacturing background with a focus on global sourcing and supply chain development.
  • Change Management consulting projects with companies such as US Navy, Amtrak, Greenleaf, Detroit Diesel, Dover Companies, Zenith, and Lufthansa Sky Chefs.
  • Outsourcing to Mexico, China and Taiwan with direct responsibility for facilities in Mexico, Austria, Hungary, US.
  • Sourcing manufacturing partners to develop quick production and customer certified quality.
  • Building and leading teams to outstanding performance
  • Creating innovative, cost-effective solutions to complex challenges.
  • Delivering outstanding and tailored customer service in custom product environment.
  • Direct responsibilities in manufacturing, financial P & L, logistics, supply chain, customer, and regulatory.

Positions:

  • The Boulder Group, Boulder, CO, Senior Partner
  • Thomas Group Inc., Dallas, TX, Manager
  • QLogic Corp., Eden Prairie, MN, VP of Operations
  • Ancor Communications, Eden Prairie, MN, VP of Operations
  • Artesyn Technologies, Eden Prairie, MN, VP of WW Manufacturing
  • Zytec Corp., Eden Prairie, MN VP of WW Manufacturing
  • Thomas Group Inc., Dallas, TX, Senior Partner
  • Outbound Systems, Boulder CO, VP of Operations (start up)
  • Hewlett Packard Co., CO and CA, Head of US PC Manufacturing

Education/Qualifications:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering Colorado State University
  • Motorola University - Six Sigma Implementation
  • The Quality College - Cost of Quality