CORE COMPETENCIES: * Organizational Leadership * Supplier Relationship Management * SAP Enterprise Resource Planning * Supply Chain Management; Integrated Planning, Inter-plant Planning * Cross-Functional Team Building * Lean Manufacturing * Loss elimination * Integrated Work System (IWS) * Executing projects from inception to conclusion * Developing mastery * Value creation * Finding and implementing solutions to complex problems * Strong negotiation skills * Strong analytical skills
2012 - Present
• Monitors performance against the MPS and production plan. • Balance the Master Production Scheduling process between purchase orders, work orders and demand sources. • Manage the scheduling of material flow to meet production schedules and customer requirements. • Create and maintain a master schedule that supports business forecast. • Resolves tradeoffs with management, as necessary. • Launches the final assembly schedule. • Support the capacity planning process and provide input to manufacturing regarding anticipated capacity issues. • Tracks/analyzes the demand and uses the ERP/MRP process to rationally adjust the forecast and/or the MPS. • Coordinates with Purchasing and Manufacturing to facilitate on-time production and delivery. • Acts as a key bridge between supply chain operations, engineering, manufacturing, customer, and project management.
2007 - 2012
Supply Chain Management Specialist - including SAP Materials and Production Planning
Swiffer Wet / WetJet materials and production planner responsible for the purchase of more than $132,000,000 in raw and packaging materials annually through >30 strategic suppliers. Key responsibilities include: Participation in developing and renewing the Site Operating Strategy. Ensuring key SAP planning parameters are aligned with the Site Operation Strategy and Site Level Execution Agreement assumptions. Maintaining SAP master data (examples: resources, recipes, BOM’s, quotas, production versions) and key supply data. Ensuring and verifying correct demand flow to the site. Communicating material requirement plans to suppliers and resolving conflicts. Communicating the Master Production Schedule with Operations and resolving conflicting priorities. Managing run-out, discontinued, and obsolete materials within the planning systems. Measure and drive continual improvement via the Daily Management System processes. Developing and renewing supplier Site Level Execution Agreement’s. Identifying critical supply constraints and developing action plans to avoid service impacts.
2003 - 2007
Swiffer Refill/Duster Department Reliability Improvement Leader
Procter & Gamble
Manage the daily production meeting process. Facilitate discussion and action planning of daily work processes including tracking real-time unit operation downtime and process reliability data, tracking Problem Investigation Report (PIR) action steps completed/not completed by areas i.e. Reliability, Safety and Quality, coaching on action plans and tracked linkage to Process Reliability and MTBF goals, as well as Autonomous Maintenance (AM) Focused Improvement (FI) and Preventative Maintenance (PM) pillars from a solution standpoint.
1999 - 2003
Manufacturing Operations Technician
Responsible for the operation, adjustment, changeover and maintenance of high-speed equipment on a rotating shift schedule. Employed strong trouble-shooting skills, with the ability to solve complex problems and analyze data using information technology systems. Worked well individually and as part of a self-directed work team handling multiple priorities in an ever-changing environment.
1996 - 1999
Key Account Manager
• Maintain a strong understanding of the assigned territory and contact all accounts within the territory monthly.• Prospect and qualify new accounts for territory and develop Relationship Development Opportunities (RDO) plans for existing client base.• Achieve sales and GP% targets.• Participate and work within the sales training programs (G&T Way of Selling) to include: following funnel management process, weekly and monthly regular meetings with the District Sales Manager.• Maintain and increase product knowledge by keeping up to date with the market.• Research, analyze and understand client operations, culture, values and financial aspects by utilizing available business tools (annual reports, internet etc.).• Develop and implement key client retention strategies, tailored to customer needs.• Create a Business Partner Collaboration strategy for all accounts.• Create "SMART" customer business plans to achieve forecast and develop ongoing strategies to close new accounts.• Develop monthly/quarterly business review, outlining specifically what actions are to be taken to ensure attainment of company objectives for the assigned territory.• Utilize available tools to identify Goals, Problems and Needs of existing clients.• Integrate team members as required (i.e. Product Specialists).• Ensure Sales tracking tools are updated as part of the Sale.• Assist with Request for Proposal (RFP) negotiation in collaboration with the Centre of Excellence.