Supply Chain Manager
A highly resourceful, effective and collaborative manager with over 15 years experience in all facets of supply chain and logistics management who streamlined and implemented business processes and practices that achieved operational excellence, real cost savings with improved customer service, while employing effective inventory strategies, integrated procurement practices on both local and international fronts while maintaining lean manufacturing processes, managing 3rd party manufacturing operations and implementing full life cycle ERP and EPM systems.
·Trained in Green Belt Lean Six Sigma program designed as per ASQ requirements
·Received prestigious VAMOS award for outstanding customer service for meeting critical new product launch that added $1.million in incremental sales
·Improved customer service level from 96% to 98.5% on case fill rate maintaining it for over 500 skus valued at over $400 million plus
·Redesigned non compliant business process by ensuring materials procured were correctly received & inventoried in system to conform to Sarbanes Oxley
·Managed supply operations of 3 manufacturing sites with 3 direct and 19 indirect reports to support manufacturing
·Renegotiated INCO-term contract with South American affiliate on inland transportation reducing import duties by 2% (up to $25,000)
·Reduced Mexican product landed costs by 47% by boosting shipping capacity.
·Reduced lead time from Mexico by 30% decreasing inventory levels saving $750k a 4 % saving on working capital
·Developed and initiated an integrated supply chain process for 15 international vendors
·Achieved and maintained a class “A” of Oliver Wight operational performance of excellence managing and leading monthly site supply review meetings
·Managed 6 full life cycle ERP , 1 Saas EPM, 1 Time Management implementations
·Computer skills: BaaN; SAP; PackManager™, TimeTek, MS Office 2007/3, MS Projects, Visio & Lotus Notes *