Manufacturing | Supply Chain | Operations | Strategy


Bachelor of Science from University of Akron
Sept 1998 – May 2004
Focus: Mechanical Engineering

Work Experience

Director, Supply Chain & Business Processes at E.D. Etnyre 
Mar 2021  – Jun 2022

Develop supply chain team to face modern supply chain challenges

Introduced innovation and analytics to different departments (visualization tools, simulations, data analytics, predictive modeling, risk analysis, should cost modeling)

Optimize inventory based on supply chain risks

President at Midwestos LLC. 
Mar 2018  – present

Strategy development and execution. Governance, KPIs, budgets, organizational support and goals managements.

Supply chain. Inventory optimization, material flow simulations, cost analysis, kitting solutions and supplier improvements.

Operations: Lean manufacturing, PFMEAs, IIOT/Factory 4.0, process documentation. Engineering: DFMEA, NPI support, cost analysis, virtual design validation. Quality: Quality control, QMS, warranty.

Operations Manager at Caterpillar Inc. 
Aug 2004  – Oct 2017

Manage global projects in areas of Lean Manufacturing, Visualization, Virtual Manufacturing Engineering (VME), Virtual Reality, Manufacturing Simulations and Process Optimization. Expand innovative technologies, six sigma methodology, virtual manufacturing, visualization tools and additive manufacturing usage around the company.

Support new facility development (green field) using digital factory layout, supply chain simulation, resource planning, process optimization and line balancing. Support manufacturing improvements for facilities around the globe (Germany, UK, India, Australia, Brazil, US, Mexico, France, Belgium).

Manage budgets for small and large project including resource cost, overhead, investments and period cost.

About Me

Borko is a Chicago-based independent consultant offering his services on the Catalant platform. Borko focuses on supply chain/logistics and operations improvements. He supports executive leadership that needs clear solutions in a complex environment where data is not always 100% clear. His skills are focused mostly on projects that include supply chain/logistics optimization, forecasting/demand planning, S&OP, change management, aftermarket, and using analytics/data as decision making tools to improve profitability. Prior to starting his consulting practice, Borko spent 13 years at Caterpillar improving supply chain and operations processes. He worked with various companies in the US, Europe, India, Mexico, Brazil, China, and Australia.


Project Categories

  • Strategic Transformation
  • Strategic Sourcing & Procurement
  • Supply Chain Analysis & Benchmarking
  • Supply Chain Project Management
  • Business Process Redesign
  • Value Creation Strategy
  • Process Improvement


  • Manufacturing
  • Industrials
  • Transportation & Logistics
  • Consumer Goods

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