Vice President of Supply Chain Operations - Executive Resume Search
Vice President of Supply Chain Operations - Executive Resume Search
My Spider Scam Awareness Contacting Us F. A. Q.
Job Seekers
Search Jobs
Browse Jobs
Post a Resume
Job Alerts
Search Resumes
Browse Resumes
Post a Job

Vice President of Supply Chain Operations Resume

Desired Industry: Executive SpiderID: 79884
Desired Job Location: Portage, Michigan Date Posted: 9/10/2017
Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent Availability Date: Immediately
Desired Wage: 250000
U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
Job Level: Executive (President, VP, CEO) Willing to Travel:
Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors Willing to Relocate: Yes

Multifaceted, innovative, and goal-driven professional with extensive experience in all aspects of supply chain management in both

domestic and international regions; involving Lean manufacturing, business unit expansion, as well as North American and Asia-Pacific

market oversight. Adept at establishing and implementing innovative strategies and streamlining business processes to improve

efficiency and productivity. Effective at reducing cost, increasing profitability, and improving production procedures. Known for

effective negotiation and communication skills, with the ability to establish strong partnerships with key stakeholders and developing

relationships with individuals.


Professional Experience

Kellogg Company | Various Locations
Senior Director Supply Chain Operations, Morning Foods – Battle Creek, MI, USA Mar 2013–Present
Assume full responsibility in managing all aspect of supply chain and operational implementation, as well as applying the commercial

innovation strategy for the Morning Foods Business Unit worth $4B
Provide keen oversight to $100M worth of contract manufacturing and contract packaging business
Steer efforts in developing and executing the North American cereal and toaster pastry manufacturing network optimization strategy
Hold accountability in maintaining continuity of supply and formulate alternative manufacturing solutions
Participate in designing and implementing a comprehensive end-to-end (E2E) supply chain transformation

Key Accomplishments:
Successfully launched net sales value (NSV) innovation $400M for more than four years accumulating a total of $100M in operating profit
Reduced the test and start-up budget from $21M to $13.8M or 34% in two years
Incorporated a new project execution process for improvement and maximization of speed-to-shelf by seven weeks or 10%
Effectively lessened contract manufacturing expenditures in two years by $8M, as well as increased customer service by 15% and quality

by 25%
Maintained Involvement in launching an E2E supply chain initiative which resulted to 50% points increase in on-time in-full (OTIF)

performance within the first year
Merged the underused North American manufacturing network through termination of one full-size cereal plant; leading to $65M in annual

net cost savings
Expertly restructured multiple manufacturing platforms to eliminate production redundancy, improve inbound and outbound sourcing costs,

and enhance plant capabilities
Established E2E roadmap for cereal business to maximize customer service levels, while overseeing inventory and cost of goods sold

Developed the E2E playbook leveraging other categories, business units, and geographies
Set division goals of 90% in OTIF, 2% in COGS reduction, and 35 finished goods days of supply (FG DOS)

Supply Chain Director, Johannesburg, South Africa Jan 2011–Feb 2013
Oversaw the overall operation of African supply chain market, including safety, procurement, finance, COGS, operations, and human

resources; as well as engineering, quality and food safety, transportation, and distribution
Effectively managed a multi-site operation while serving as member of the Kellogg South Africa Leadership Team
Maintained international supply chain collaboration throughout the Asia-Pacific Business Unit

Key Accomplishments:
Reduced COGS by 12.5% per kilo, as well as improved safety total recordable incident rate (TRIR) by 56% and 36% in safety lost time

injury (LTI)
Successfully executed Lean manufacturing process which capitalized 22% in overall equipment effectiveness (OEE)
Designed and implemented Work Place Skills Training Program in coordination with the Department of Labor
Established a new production facility
Provided additional two new production lines to broaden manufacturing opportunities

Senior Director Continuous Improvement and Innovation – Battle Creek, MI, USA Oct 2007–Dec 2010
Formulated and implemented Lean manufacturing within the North American cereal production network
Held responsibility for all facet of supply chain and operational execution of the commercial innovation strategy within the North

American cereal network

Key Accomplishments:
Demonstrated expertise in introducing a new Lean manufacturing system resulted to OEE enhancement and network consolidation
Facilitated cross-training for the team for the roll-out of the Lean manufacturing strategy throughout North America
Successfully launched the NSV innovation with $275M in value; accumulating $60M in operating profit for over three years

General Plant Manager – Pikeville, KY, USA Jan 2004–Sep 2007
Rendered expert oversight to various facets of operations, including safety, procurement, finance, operations, human resources,

inbound/outbound freight, engineering, and quality/food safety
Provided expert leadership in the integration of fully owned subsidiary into the Kellogg Company
Executed a Maintenance Management Program
Managed the conversion of Oracle system to SAP

Key Accomplishments:
Obtained significant reduction for the following safety and quality procedures:
75% in lost time safety incidents;
49% in recordable safety incidents; and
79% in quality consumer complaints.
Achieved 2.3% points improvement in schedule adherence and 3.5% points in OEE
Applied sound judgement in resolving damaged labor relations which led to unprecedented first-vote labor contract ratification

Earlier Position Held:

Operations Manager – Grand Rapids, MI/Pikeville, KY
Continuous Improvement Manager – Grand Rapids, MI/Pikeville, KY
Area Manager – Pikeville, KY
Shift Manager – Pikeville, KY
Industrial Engineer – Muncy, PA
Production Supervisor – Muncy, PA



Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with Concentration in Finance
Lycoming College | Williamsport, PA

Professional Development

Lean Manufacturing, Biscuit and Cracker Manufacturing Association



Areas of expertise

Strategic Planning and Implementation
Product and Program Administration
Multi-unit Operations Management
Facilities Maintenance
Client and Vendor Relations
Quality Assurance and Safety Regulations

Additional Information:


Kellogg Golden Gear Award for Innovation (3)
Kellogg Value Award (1)
Customer Support Award (1)

Available upon request.

Candidate Contact Information: has chosen not to make contact information available on this page.
Click "Contact Candidate" to send this candidate a response.


© 2019 Job Spider
Privacy Policy | CC Marketing Sites | Site Map | Links