Joseph Andrisani

Work History

Work History
Apr 1985 - Oct 2008

Manager/Finance-Administration

Tension Envelope Corporation

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SUMMARY

Results oriented manager with extensive experience in finance, purchasing, accounting and facilities management. Excellent communication and diagnostic skills. Problem solver.Business analyst with focus to improve processes, reduce waste and drive growth and output.Provide leadership and strong guidance throughout the business with meaningful contribution to cost reduction and margin improvement.Change agent.

EXPERIENCE

TENSION ENVELOPE CORP., South Hackensack, NJ

Manager Finance/Administration(1991-2008)

Directed staff of nineteen office and Customer Service Associates.

·Refocused support direction for the sales staff to improve pricing accuracy and internal/external customer service relations.

·By creating scheduled communication meetings of sales support and production staff to improve readiness of production scheduling to timely meet the needs of customers and improve production output by 9%.

·Implemented profit center concepts across all departments with focus on customer service and positive bottom line impact. Introduced Kaizan concepts of perpetual improvement.

·Improved financial performance of two southern plants causing profitable financial statements for the first time in 5 years.

·Credit & collection responsibility for five plants resulting in the doubling of our sales territory. Reduced DSO from 59 days to 39 days while salvaging a $3MM account.

·Partnering with legal staff on various issues of extensive contract reviews, sales agreements, confidentiality agreements, bankruptcy and collection agreements.

·Direct responsibility for sales tax compliance involving 42 states to eliminate liability.

·Implemented cycle count inventory.

Finance Manager(1985-1991)

Directed staff of eleven in various administrative positions with the addition of purchasing function and full accounting responsibility.

·Analyzed purchasing function resulting in immediate $600M savings through negotiation and sourcing.

·Restructured purchasing process to provide control and documentation of expenditures.

·Introduced improved process of purchasing to reduce inventory and associated capital demand while eliminating waste.Overall business improvement of $400M+ to the bottom line on an annual basis.

·Implemented process improvements, to establish control and provide transparency to eliminate silos resulting in reduced work load and improved vendor relations.

·Governed construction of a sister plant in St. Clair, Pa and assumed financial responsibility for that plant.

·Managed construction and renovation expansion of plant in South Hackensack with a project cost of $7MM.

·Directly functioned ascredit/collections analyst

·Provided direction for staff with impact on streamlining processes and raised awareness of profit capability.

·Implemented yearly budgets

·Directed staff during quarterly/yearly inventories for financial statement preparation.

·Implemented Facility Security awareness and system

·Facilities Management- HVAC, utilities, construction, landscaping, cafeteria, etc.

EDUCATION

BS, Marketing and Management, St. Peters College, Jersey City, NJ.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Certified TQM Facilitator

JDE Selection & Implementation Team Member

Trained in Lean Sigma Concepts

IBM Professional Development Program

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Microsoft Office Suite, JDE, AS400, Kronos

Keywords:Budgets, analyst, consultant, purchasing Vice President, Director, “out of the box” thinking, Team Leader, strong negotiations skills, staff development.

Education

Education

BS

St. Peter's College