M. A. Silva USA hires Chris Taylor as Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager
M. A. Silva USA, the leading manufacturer of premium corks, glass and packaging in Sonoma County, announced the addition of Chris Taylor as Purchasing and Supply Chain Manager.
Chris has over 25 years operational leadership experience from the highly-regulated aerospace industry including all aspects of Procurement, Material Handling, Inventory Control, ERP Management, Supplier Performance Management and Risk Mitigation. In his new position, Chris will lead the Purchasing and Supply Chain Departments. His responsibilities, to name a few, will be supplier & commodity strategy, domestic and European sourcing, logistics, direct purchasing and indirect purchasing. He will utilize key expertise in lean manufacturing principles to instill continuous end-to-end improvements in all areas leading to overall production efficiency.
“We are excited to add Chris to our growing team! He brings a wealth of experience to our business.” - Neil Foster, M.A. Silva USA President.
Chris is new to the wine packaging industry and is looking forward to the challenges he will face in implementing his expertise within the company. In his free time, Chris enjoys photography, racquetball, and flea markets. He resides in Santa Rosa with his wife Sharon of nearly 30 years. Their two children have left the nest and are onto successful careers in recruiting and software engineering.
Chris can be contacted via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 707.508.3297.
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