Jeff Phillips

Tubelite Inc. has named Jeff Phillips as its national director of supply chain in Walker, Mich. He will focus on inventory process improvement and facilitate overall supply chain process standardization, while overseeing sourcing, scheduling, warehousing and transportation.

Phillips most recently served as the director of materials procurement at Dematic, a supplier of integrated automated supply chain technology located in Grand Rapids, Mich. During his more than five years with the company, he held various positions starting as a procurement/materials manager, being promoted to the global operations team as sales inventory operations planning supply lead and later, becoming the solutions department’s procurement manager.

Prior to Dematic, Phillips began his career at Highlight Industries Inc., a packaging systems and solutions provider in Grand Rapids. From there, he went on to work at Structural Concepts Corp., a display case manufacturer in Muskegon, Mich.

Phillips earned his master’s of business administration from Western Michigan University in international business, and a bachelor’s degree in operations and supply management from Ferris State University in Michigan.