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Targeted and Tailored Supply Chain Services from an Experienced Team

Any engagement with Mark Lauterbach & Associates will benefit from Mark's extensive experience in supply chain. However, Mark brings a diverse team that is hand-selected for each client. Depending on the depth and scope of an organization's situation, Mark may provide staff with background that include:

  • Organizational assessment and design
  • Supply chain and operations management
  • Talent acquisition management, executive placement

We work to align supply chain organizations with business strategies, including developing departmental and individual goals and KPIs

About Founder and Managing Partner Mark Lauterbach

Mark Lauterbach is Founder & Managing Partner of the firm. Mr. Lauterbach has created a unique consulting firm that truly delivers practical, sustainable real-life solutions by blending supply chain expertise and hands-on recruiting and talent management experience.

Mr. Lauterbach has over 25 years of consulting and industry experience helping companies make their supply chains a source of competitive advantage. Mark has led projects ranging from implementing tactical operational improvements to managing large multi-national transformation projects involving significant systems, data, organization, and process change.

Both clients and shareholders benefit from creative partnerships and solutions developed through Mr. Lauterbach’s extensive network and resources. He is highly skilled at understanding each client’s unique needs in order to infuse organizations with practical strategies that create sustainable strategic advantage.

Extensive Prior Experience 

Prior to forming Mark Lauterbach & Associates, Mark served as Chief Procurement Officer for Stolle Machinery Company, an industry leading global supplier of machinery for beverage and food can production. He was recruited by the CEO and Private Equity owner to lead a purchasing transformation, including organizational restructuring, hiring and professional development, and implementation of new strategic purchasing and supply chain processes.

Earlier in his career, Mark Lauterbach served as Director of Strategic Sourcing at Woodward Inc. and Director of Corporate Purchasing at Gardner Denver. Mark has also held a variety of positions in Purchasing, Product Development, and Supply Chain Management for Mercury Marine, Black & Decker, Allied Signal, and NipponDenso Mfg. USA. Mr. Lauterbach has significant expertise in both domestic and international business, focusing his career on developing global supply chain organizations and has hired over 300 staff in the Americas, Asia and Europe.

Mr. Lauterbach also owned FPC of Fort Collins, a recruiting and search firm focused on placing manufacturing and supply chain talent. Mark received his BA in Supply Chain Management from Michigan State University, a globally recognized leader in Supply Chain studies.

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