Director of Operations at Uplift Properties
Saint Louis MO
Resourceful, accomplished Operations Director with demonstrated achievements in all aspects of supply chain management, business development, and business strategy for multi-site facilities. Superior reputation for implementing systems using statistical inventory planning models that maximize working capital, inventory turns, and on-time delivery. Optimize people and processes to manage cost and deliver outstanding business results.
Manage daily operations, and all aspects of supply chain management, including forecasting sales; labor and staffing; scheduling; procurement; planning of equipment and materials; vendor and contract management; and customer and inventor relations. P&L responsibility for Construction and Acquisitions Divisions. Oversee construction and renovation projects, effectively meeting needs and demands.
Instrumental in the initial launch of company; led implementation of sales and operations planning process; established initial policies; wrote operational manual; and created systems for 3 divisions.
Reporting to VP of Operations, coordinated forecasting and production scheduling goals to support Finance, Human Resources, Sales, Marketing, Quality Assurance, R&D, and Operations. Served as liaison between VP of Sales, Plant Manager, and Operations management to monitor production scheduling, forecast business demand, control inventory, and plan new product launches. Analyzed, compared, and resolved disparity between plan, S&OP plan, and budget.
Manager, Supply Chain and Logistics, Facet Technologies Division
Directed master production scheduling, materials planning, purchasing, supply chain management, logistics, warehousing, and inventory for a $13M inventory, $1.1M operating budget, and $50M spend. Managed a highly diverse staff of 12 direct and 24 indirect reports. Coordinated all production between U.S. and Japanese facilities.
Planned master production schedule and managed supply chain to support worldwide demand and inventory requirements. Analyzed data on product availability and supply planning parameters to anticipate and prevent supply chain problems.
Recruited to plan and manage the introduction of 7 – 10 new products per year with annual sales growth of 20%. Accountable for inventory mix and budget, forecasting, capacity planning, and negotiating agreements with affiliate companies and vendors.
Morrisville, North Carolina Buyer /Planner & Manufacturing Data Analyst Promoted from Master Scheduler and Area Supervisor to design and maintain data structures in an Oracle-based system. Analyzed data entry reports, resolved material variances and monitored inventory levels. Team lead for transition from MRP/MRPII systems to SAP.
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