Adrienne Cox

Adrienne Cox, MBA

Industry Consultant, Supply Chain



Adrienne Cox is an Industry Consultant for the Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership with a primary focus on Supply Chain services.


Adrienne worked as a Material Planning Analyst for Caterpillar for seven years. In this time Adrienne managed 73 suppliers with $107M worth of engine components through negotiation, material availability planning, and implementing six sigma problem solving. During her time with Caterpillar, Adrienne led and participated in several successful projects that concentrated on shipping performance, inventory management and process improvement.

Adrienne has her Master in Business Administration from Purdue University, Krannert School of Management, with a concentration in operations and project management.

Skills & Expertise:

  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Inventory Management
  • Pull/Kanban Systems
  • Supplier Development


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