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Professional Experience

Mar 2017Present

Global Supply Chain Manager, M·A·C Cosmetics

The Estée Lauder Companies (New York, NY)
  • Manage the execution of all global kit and accessory launches across a $250M portfolio, from project inception to deployment 
  • Act as a liaison between all cross-functional departments (Marketing, Product Development, Packaging, R&D, Global Supplier Relations, Manufacturing, Demand Planning) to ensure OTIF delivery 
Sept 2014Mar 2017

Senior Demand Planner, Skin Care

Unilever (Englewood Cliffs, NJ)
    • Lead monthly S&OP meetings, drove forecast improvements and developed the best short and long-term demand plan to supply planning for the $420MM (479 SKU’s, 11MM cases) Face Care portfolio, delivering a forecast bias of 0.22%* on a metric of +/- 2.4%
    • Developed and implemented process improvements for cross-category Demand Planning community (Daily Product Hierarchy Assignment Report, Demand Planning Control Tower Pilot, Extreme Bias Planning Pilot)
    • Chosen as one of the first three Winning With Planning 'Bright Spots'  video features to be shared with global SC directors for work done on the DP Control Tower Pilot, and identified as HP2 (High Potential for Work Level 2) management candidate
    Aug 2012Sept 2014

    Innovation Planner-Skin Care, North America

    Unilever (Englewood cliffs, NJ)
    • Acted as supply chain process leader for ~36 innovation projects within the Skin Care portfolio 
    • Implemented enhanced ways of working to drive collaboration between the supply chain, brand, and development groups (Flawless Launch Management, Production Site Innovation Readiness, Innovation Tracking)
    Dec 2011Jul 2012

    Buyer, New Product Development

    Kohler Power Systems (Mosel, WI)
    • Sourced components associated with new product development programs related to industrial and marine generators and industrial and marine generator controllers, as well as parts related to engineering kits(electrical components)
    • Collaborated with cross-functional teams and engaged heavily with engineering, marketing, and supplier quality; facilitated the engagement of aforementioned parties with one another, and with strategic purchasing through the NPD process
    • Developed and maintained supplier relationships, through execution of non-disclosure agreements, as well evaluation of suppliers based on manufacturing capabilities and financial stability
    May 2010Dec 2011

    Project Analyst-Supply Cycle Process, Global Supply Chain

    Kohler Co. (Kohler, WI)
    • Lead globally reaching projects (Spend Analytics, Vendor Classification, and Contract Designation)
    • Analyzed monthly metrics, with greater analysis on specific projects such as DPO, Capacity Management, Spend Category Management, Master Data Management, and Payment Terms as well as various bid packages for Global Procurement activities
    • Coordinated the redesign and launch of a Global Supply Chain Intranet site, as well as acted as liaison between project group and Director of Global Supply Chain
    • Facilitated high level reports such as Kohler Capital Plan, Kohler Financial Plan, Kohler Dues & Memberships and Kohler Strategic Plan, as well as top-level management presentations
    Feb 2010May 2010

    Buyer - Hospitality, Global Supply Chain Rotational Program

    Kohler Co. (Kohler, WI)
    • Participated in strategically managing the renovations of the Forbes Five-Star and AAA 5-diamond American Club, AA Five Star Old Course Hotel (Lobby, Library and Conservatory), Cucina, and Kohler Waters Spa from a purchasing standpoint (RFQ, Cost Analysis, Delivery and Compliance)
    • Designed process improvements for implementation including a pilot metrics dashboard focusing on order and delivery status and BOM documentation
    Oct 2009Feb 2010

    Analyst, Global Supply Chain Rotational Program

    Kohler France (Reims, France)
    • Identification, stratification and reduction of Kohler Europe's inventory
    • Identified a €34,000 of cost avoidance through inter-plant stock transfer 
    Jun 2009Oct 2009

    Buyer - Global Faucets, Global Supply Chain Rotational Program

    Kohler Co. (Kohler, WI)
    • Responsible for stampings strategic sourcing, including the completion of an external to internal tool move to Malvern, AR facility
    • Performed rubber bench-marking, and identified a $44,000 cost savings on rubber molded pieces
    • Participated in a conversion project for packaging materials for specific showering SKUs from two strategic faucets suppliers, and strategically sourced showering category materials from external and internal sources, and streamlined supplier integration

    Education

    Aug 2005May 2009

    B.S

    The Pennsylvania State University

    Dual Degrees: 

    Supply Chain & Information Systems (Smeal College of Business), International Studies (College of Liberal Arts)

    Dual Minors: French, International Business

    Smeal Sapphire Accelerated Business Program

    Dean’s List: Fall 2008, Spring 2009

    Jan 2008Jun 2008

    Foreign Immersion Programme

    L’Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Rouen-Groupe ESC Rouen