Michael Y. Flick

Experienced Fortune 500 Global Director,Consultant,and Professor

United States
Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

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Michael Y. Flick's Overview

  • Adjunct Faculty, Management and Marketing Department at Millersville University of PA
  • Consultant - small business including Real Estate at Consulting and Real Estate projects (Mountain Realty)
  • Penn State University main campus (MBA)
  • Bucknell University (B.A.)

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Michael Y. Flick's Experience

Adjunct Faculty, Management and Marketing Department

Millersville University of PA

August 2013Present (1 year 3 months)

Instructor/Professor (Principles of Management). This is a key foundation course requirement for business majors, and includes a significant writing component in form of a Research Paper.

Consultant - small business including Real Estate

Consulting and Real Estate projects (Mountain Realty)

January 2011Present (3 years 10 months)

Various, incl. Real Estate projects and creating innovative YouTube videos for Real Estate Marketing.

Director of Supplier Programs & Systems

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Public Company; 10,001+ employees; TEL; Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing industry

February 1984June 2011 (27 years 5 months)

Global Director with extensive experience in envisioning/ developing new and innovative Global strategic systems / applications (procurement-oriented in this case) to favorably affect the bottom line, plus related procedures & policies. Strengths: managerial expertise, interpersonal skills, project management, well-balanced mix of systems and operational knowledge, strong analytical and oral/ written communication skills. Managed and integrally participated in numerous Global systems projects now being utilized by Fortune 500 company (approx # 200 in Fortune ranking) to achieve a wide range of positive long-term key benefits for the organization. These systems interfaced with the Global supply base to (1) enhance communication and production efficiencies via internet processing of business transactions & critical document exchanges with suppliers (e.g. Engineering drawings) (2) drive compliance programs such as RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances), Reach (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals), and Supplier Social Responsibility (3) measure supplier quality & delivery performance in support of Supplier improvement, cost savings, and Total Acquisition Cost reduction. Established related policies and procedures, resolved compliance and audit issues such as for Sarbanes Oxley, developed Diversity/Minority programs, and have corporate acquisition integration experience. Solid people-management skills: motivated my staff of analysts to attain high productivity and ethical conduct while still maintaining strong morale & robust team camaraderie. All was done within the context of driving cost-savings initiatives and supporting organizational goals in synch with corporate strategic direction. Lifetime Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) designation from Institute of Supply Management (ISM).

Michael Y. Flick's Languages

  • Spanish, German

  • beginning Chinese

Michael Y. Flick's Skills & Expertise

  1. Six Sigma
  2. Supply Chain
  3. Software Documentation
  4. Lean Manufacturing
  5. Web Design
  6. Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  7. Training Delivery
  8. RoHS
  9. Solid people mgmt skills
  10. Balanced mix,Systems and Ops knowledge
  11. Reach
  12. SOX
  13. Diversity
  14. Documentation
  15. REACH
  16. Business Process Improvement
  17. Procurement
  18. ERP
  19. Strategic Planning
  20. Operational Excellence
  21. Auditing
  22. Program Management
  23. SAP
  24. Business Process
  25. Integration
  26. Process Improvement
  27. Strategy
  28. Management
  29. Project Management
  30. Cross-functional Team Leadership
  31. Supply Management

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Michael Y. Flick's Education

Penn State University main campus (MBA)

Master of Business Administration (MBA), State College PA USA, Small Business Administration/Management


Penn State University MBA. My MBA curriculum included a unique elective "real world" outside Consulting Project, from which I produced my Master's Thesis, done for a national company seeking to expand their market; this Project successfully helped increase their target market reach, sales volumes, profitability. Also, member of 4 person team in our MBA class which won Small Business Administration national entrepreneurship consulting award, chosen as winner from among hundreds of entries by MBA programs across the USA.

Bucknell University (B.A.)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Lewisburg PA USA


Activities and Societies: President of Sigma Phil Epsilon fraternity

Michael Y. Flick's Additional Information


music (play blues/ rock guitar, harmonica, some keyboard), writing, art, tai-chi/ yoga/ former karate, roller skating, koi fish, cats

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