Advocating for You

At-Large City Councilman

City of Peoria

2016-Present

Professional Background:

Team Oyler – Keller Williams Premier Realty. Peoria, Illinois

Realtor/Broker (08/13-Present)

  • Licensed residential Realtor/Broker serving the Greater Peoria Area

 

Caterpillar, Inc. East Peoria, Illinois

Requirements Manager (03/12-11/12)

  • Oversee the procurement and management of 30mil in on hand Mining and Construction Industries inventory in 3 factory buildings.

  • Manage a workforce of 10 management employees.

  • Coordinate ordering 9500 unique part numbers from 400 suppliers around the world.

  • Ensure a sustainable build line launch sequence from sub assembly through tractor shipment.

  • Respond to unforeseen issues impacting the assembly line; supplier quality, IRA, scrap, etc.

  • Develop plans to meet inventory on hand objectives and efficiency improvements.

  • Reduced 15mil in inventory during the first year

  • Oversaw successful SAP implementation for the Requirements Team

Caterpillar, Inc. East Peoria, Illinois

Sr. Logistics Analyst (04/08-07/11)

  • Given the responsibility of Team Lead 11/10

  • Promoted to senior analyst 05/10

  • Oversee a selected supplier base (Mexico, overseas, clutch plates, front track, steel castings, and case to frame) to ensure timely shipment and delivery of parts to IMOD-East Peoria.

  • Manage an on hand inventory of approximately 6 million dollars.

  • Serve as the liaison between operations, suppliers, quality, and freight carriers.

  • Carryout purchasing functions involving the procurement of material.

  • Practice lean and just in time inventory management.

  • Actively involved in CPS (CAT Production Systems)

 

G&D Integrated at Caterpillar, Inc, East Peoria, Illinois

Logistics Analyst (06/06-04/08)

  • Oversee a selected supplier base (Overseas, Mexico, Aurora, and castings and forgings) to ensure timely shipment and delivery of parts to Track-Type Tractors.

  • Manage an on hand inventory of approximately 6 million dollars.

  • Serve as the liaison between operations, suppliers, quality, and freight carriers.

  • Carryout purchasing functions involving the procurement of finished material.

  • Practice lean and just in time inventory management.

  • Actively involved in CPS (CAT Production Systems)

Education:

Morris Graduate School of Management, Peoria, Illinois

  • Masters of Business Administration in Human Resources

  • 07/11 – 02/12

Morris Graduate School of Management, Peoria, Illinois

  • Masters of Business Administration

  • Concentration: Management

  • 02/08 – 5/10

  • Commencement 4/16/10

 

Robert Morris University, Peoria, Illinois

  • Bachelor of Business Administration

  • Concentration: Management

  • Inducted into Sigma Beta Delta – International Honors Society in Business Administration and Management: 02/01/06

  • Commencement: 05/06, graduated Summa Cum Laude

  • Delivered Associates Degree commencement address

  • GPA: 4.0/4.0

 

Volunteerism

  • Peoria Zoning Board of Appeals Member & Vice Chair (2015-Present)

  • CATPAC Champion for 2015 & 2016

  • Part time business faculty at Robert Morris University

  • Board Member and Administration Coordinator at Trinity Lutheran Church (2013–)

  • Usher and Liturgist at Trinity Lutheran Church (2010-Present)

  • Easter Seals, United Way, South Side Mission, and Children’s Hospital Fundraiser

  • Neighborhood Association Member

 

Not paid for at taxpayer’s expense. Paid for by Citizens for Zach Oyler. A copy of our report is filed with the Illinois State Board of Elections, 2329 S MacArthur Blvd., Springfield, IL (www.elections.il.gov).

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