Director Senior Manager-Supply Chain Logistics Demand Planning Product
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Director/Senior Manager-Supply Chain/Logistics/Demand Planning/Production Planni Resume


Desired Industry: Management SpiderID: 50610
Desired Job Location: Castro Valley, California Date Posted: 5/3/2011
Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent Availability Date: Immediatley
Desired Wage: 100000
U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
Job Level: Management (Manager, Director) Willing to Travel:
Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors Willing to Relocate: No


Objective:
Highly motivated and goal oriented
supply chain executive with over 23
years of experience in developing and
implementing tactical and strategic
business plans and initiatives; equipped
with broad background and expertise on
consumer goods as well as in food
service and retail industries, focusing
on achievement of internal customers’
and corporate objectives. Adept at
working in dynamic and challenging
environments; driving cost out of the
system; collaborating with the team to
achieve goals on time and within budget
constraints; and promoting open
interactive communications throughout
the organization. Thrives at developing
effective resolutions in diagnosing
issues, evaluating trends and risks, and
driving new initiatives in supply chain
management. Demonstrated success in
supervising cross-functional teams to
streamline processes and systems
necessary for the achievement of goals
and objectives.


Experience:
WORK CHRONOLOGY

IDAHOAN FOODS ~ LEWISVILLE, ID
Supply Chain Independent Consultant
2008-2010

BASIC AMERICAN FOODS ~ WALNUT CREEK, CA
Director, Planning and Logistics
1997-2008

¬NESTLE USA (BEVERAGE DIVISION) ~ SAN
FRANCISCO, CA
Director, Forecast / Demand Planning
1995-1997

Division Production Planning / Forecast
Manager 1992-1995

Manager of Forecast Research 1988-
1992


Education:
EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts in Design and Industry
~ Graduated magna cum laude
San Francisco State University ~ San
Francisco, CA



Affiliations:
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Women’s Foodservice Forum
Advancing Productivity, Innovation, and
Competitive Success (APICS)
Council of Supply Chain Management
Professionals (CSCMP)


Skills:
CORE COMPETENCIES

Business Process Re-engineering
Lean Supply Chain Management
Sales and Operations Planning
Forecasting
Demand Planning
Logistics
Transportation Management
Cost-optimized Capacity Planning
Enterprise Resource Planning
Production Planning
Scheduling
Material Requirements Planning
Distribution Requirements Planning


Additional Information:
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

- Worked for a 3,200-employee food
manufacturer, supplying food service and
consumer packaged goods to domestic and
international markets, representing over
$400M in sales, 600 different stock
items in six factories, and two
distribution centers
- Streamlined business processes
and sustained aggressive expansion goals
as organizational major initiatives
- Spearheaded strategic
optimization project team consisting of
50 members from multiple functions
achieving overall savings of $4M
- Implemented centralization of
new department, leading to increased
forecast accuracy by 29% while
maintaining customer service targets,
consistently exceeding 95%, and reducing
finished goods inventory by $3M
- Strategically capitalized on the
benefits of improving freight
management, procurement, rating, and
audits, load tendering, and real-time
logistics management; heightened
shipment management efficiencies for TL,
LTL, rail, inter-modal, ocean, parcel,
and air modes resulting in more than a
million dollar savings in less than 24
months
- Instrumental in providing key
support in planning, warehousing, and
logistics to support LEAN initiatives
and processing within overall company
supply chain resulting in $2M savings to
the company
- Director of Demand Planning for
the Beverage Division of Nestle USA, the
largest food company in the world,
representing $1.5B sales in 1996, 2,300
different stock items, five factories,
and eight distribution centers
- Modified forecast processes by
initiating a new department and
reassigning forecast responsibilities,
leading to an increased forecast
accuracy of 22% for all 2,300 stock
keeping units (SKUs) while increasing
customer service targets
- Held accountable for the $26M
inventory and sales forecast for the
Ground Coffee Division totaling to $250M
- Significantly reduced inventory
levels by improving forecast accuracy,
resulting in $1M savings in operational
interest while keeping customer service
levels constant
- Successfully streamlined SKU
count by 13% and increased operational
efficiencies by leading a task force
responsible for identifying and
targeting selected items for
discontinuation

CAREER OVERVIEW

- Assumed responsibility for
selecting and implementing an enterprise
resource planning system for Idahoan
Foods by collaboratively working with
both client and consultant resources
- Closely worked with Idahoan
Foods to understand current business
processes imposing appropriate
technology model to alleviate pain
points, optimize efficiencies, and
deliver best practices
- Conducted client visioning
sessions focusing on the uses of
different technologies giving specific
examples of each product and
brainstorming specific solutions
- Managed all phases of sales and
operations, including planning process,
production planning, scheduling,
forecasting, and logistics for six
production and packaging facilities;
supervised four managers in three
locations and a total department of 115
- Modified and improved forecast
processes as well as implemented
enterprise resource planning, demand
planning, scheduling, planning, and
business intelligence software;
developed intranet website providing
daily operational tools and overall
business measurement scorecard
- Orchestrated all phases of
forecast management driving the
operational and financial plans;
directly supervised eight senior
analysts
- Applied new forecasting process
for US sales force streamlining
communications for remote and corporate
offices
- Headed the transition from Micro
Control forecasting system to ACG
Forecaster, providing additional
modeling capabilities as well as faster
aggregation time for management review
- Liaised between business units
and sales force enhancing acceptance of
consensus forecasts, while improving
accuracy to ensure working capital
efficiencies
- Employed constrained capacity
planning system, which facilitate
smoother and more operationally
efficient planning processes
- Administrated a staff of seven
professional analysts
- Oversaw volume in a sales
reporting tool that projected company
profitability
- Designed and implemented an
accurate and usable online system for
sales force to test programs for
potential profitability
- Instituted a task force to
consolidate company divisions leading to
streamlined reporting process and better
utilization of disk space
- Implemented training programs
and supporting collateral for trade
promotion analysis tools
- Pioneered a comprehensive
forecast manual serving as a reference
guide


Reference:
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