Supply Chain / Operations Executive - Candidate JK091316

 

 

  • MBA, 10 years experience in Logistics and Demand Planning
  • Stable work history, promoted 5 times, presently employed and looking
  • End to End Distribution network analysis & Route Optimization
  • Experienced with every aspect of distribution, supply chain and operations
  • Forecasting demand, negotiating rates with carriers, optimizing routes
  • Process Design and Optimization, Project Management

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

 

I am a 10+ Year Supply Chain/Operations professional - including 6.5+ years supply & demand planning experience and 4+ years in management/supervisory position. I am a highly strategic thinker, drawing upon broad knowledge of the global business landscapes within which I work, as well as the Supply Chain & Operations expertise that I have cultivated and honed more than a decade.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

SR. SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER AUGUST 2016 - PRESENT

Earning a base of $125K, 25% bonus. Employed and looking

  • Orchestrate all elements of supply & demand forecast process for 11M+ case, 650+ SKU portfolio, by consolidating depletions forecast and new product launches to project monthly shipments, ensuring raw material availability and timely importation, monitoring warehouse activity to sync up planning and execution stage, maintaining tight inventory control and managing 1 direct report in charge of bailment warehouses

 

SR. OPERATIONS MANAGER JANUARY 2015 - JULY 2016

  • Hire, supervise and mentor six (6) Operations team members across Logistics, Demand Planning & Customer Service while working cross-functionally with Finance, Sales & Marketing to develop and execute 3M+ Cs/$70M+ consensus forecast
  • Achieved 99% fill rate and 90% OTIF during 2015-16 across an average of 1000 orders and 250K cases per month
  • Sought out and implemented new Wal-Mart (20% of company sales) consolidation program, projected to achieve six-figure savings
  • Oversaw Operational integration of new shipper design and spec introduced to market summer 2016
  • Enhanced EDI compatibility to 75% of orders allowing for significant reallocation of time for customer service team
  • Developed full reporting suite, including Weekly Flash, P&L Tracker and Dashboard for Upper Management

 

LOGISTICS MANAGER NOVEMBER 2012 - DECEMBER 2014

  • Led Operations and SAP/ERP system launch for new US & Canada division. Contracted with 3PL providers CH Robinson, CaseStack and Saddle Creek Warehouse, and on-boarded hundreds of customers to ensure successful go-live
  • Hired, trained and evaluated Operations team members which progressively grew from 2 (2012) to 6 (2016)
  • Negotiated 14% line-haul reduction with new 3PL partner (2014), part of 20% overall reduction in distribution spend from 2012-2015
  • Increased company's cash flow and reduced tax burden by $40,000+, through inventory holding strategy

  

SR. DEMAND PLANNER - SPIRITS JUNE 2012 - NOVEMBER 2012

Earning $80K + 15% bonus. Left for better job.

  • Oversee end-to-end annual forecast process of 3.5M+ case, $500M+ portfolio from suppliers in France, Poland and Scotland to more than 50 distributors including Southern W&S, Glazers and Charmer-Sunbelt.
  • Manage 1 direct report: Master Data and Reporting Analyst.
  • Built shipment plans in SAP/APO each forecast cycle, phased by month, ensuring timely production at 'Maison' and adequate days of inventory at MHUSA & Distributor WH, as part of unique 3 tier system
  • Conducted monthly S&OP meetings with US brand team leaders, helping to increase SFA from ~80% to ~90%

 

ANALYST - DEMAND PLANNING JANUARY 2012 - JUNE 2012

  • Assist Spirits Demand Manager on forecast process for 3.5M case Spirits portfolio, while continuing to lead the process for Small Champagne brands; provide analytical support to Spirits and Large Champagne Planners, and initiate actions to boost sales and drive inventory costs down among slow moving items
  • Implemented allocation system for high priced/rare marques within Hennessy portfolio including Richard, Paradis and XO using historical consumer pull and profitability metrics
  • Designed new obsolete inventory tracking system, providing impetus for 20%+ reduction in SLOB inventory

 

MASTER DATA & SUPPLY PLANNING ANALYST OCTOBER 2009 - DECEMBER 2011

  • Manage forecast process for 100,000 + cases annually, manage all master data in SAP system, ensuring integrity across all SKU's, customers, price lists, etc. and evaluate supplier KPI's through data tracking and reporting
  • Built KPI book to track OTIF%/Fill Rate/DOI/SFA%; worked with Demand Planners on ways to improve numbers

 

NORTHEAST REGION CUSTOMER OPERATIONS REP. MAY 2006 - OCTOBER 2009

  • Validate all customer orders, oversee transmission to warehouse and shipment stage. Provide point of contact for regional sales team and customer base
  • Developed strategic order reconciliation with Regional Business Group using SAP exports/excel spreadsheets

 

EDUCATION

  • MBA, International Business - Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business, 2014
  • BS, Sports Communication - Marist College, 2006

 

PROFICIENCIES

  • SAP, APO, EDI, Cognos, Excel, PowerPoint, 1WorldSync

 

PERSONAL

  • Open to relocation and travel

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