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Manage and execute supply chain functions dealing with Demand, Supply, and Production planning strategies. Successful supply chain management includes, implementing KPI metrics to hold demand, material and finite planners accountable, reducing working capital, and sending an optimized tactical/strategic forecast and production plan. Also managing outside production contracts to support internal supply constraints.
Production Supply Planner - Unilever North America
2011 - Present
SUPPLY PLANNER SNAPSHOTS
I plan tactical and strategic planning for a primary manufacturing site as well as two co-packing sites. My KPI's are Customer service of 98%, stock reductions, responsiveness and waste reductions. Innovation launches are a staple in my portfolio. I manage a portfolio of $15- 25MM cases on a monthly basis.
Customer Service/ Casefill/On-Shelf Availability/ Dispatch Rate
Inventory/ Working Capital Coverage Optimization
Long Term Capacity Planning
SKU/Item/Distribution Unit Maintainence
SKU responsiveness to demand upswings
Production Waste Reduction/ Distribution Waste Reduction
SKU Innovation Management
Make to Stock/ Make to Order Production Planning
3rd-Party Manufacturing Management
Demand Planning Capabilities - Unilever North America
2009 - 2011
Responsibilities include managing the best practices of the Demand Planning community. Ad-hoc support and monthly meetings to help planners manage system functionality. Provide training and support for incoming planners. Report Forecast Bias. Support the installation of additional planning software through testing and training.
Project Engineer - Unilever North America
2007 - 2009 - Technology - Innovation - Maintainence - Quality
Responsible for electrical, mechanical and civil aspects of the project. Manager project timelines and stay within budget variation of +/- 5%. Work with and manage engineering firms and contractors. Prevent scope creep. Optimize Launch monitoring plan as close to a vertical startup.
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2010 - present
2010 - present
Iowa State University
1999 - 2005 - Bachelor of Science, Industrial Manufacturing Technology
Industrial technology is the use of engineering and manufacturing technology to make production faster, simpler and more efficient. The industrial technology field employs creative and technically proficient individuals who can help a company achieve efficient and profitable productivity.
Industrial Technology programs typically include instruction in optimization theory, human factors, organizational behavior, industrial processes, industrial planning procedures, computer applications, and report and presentation preparation. Planning and designing manufacturing processes and equipment is a main aspect of being an industrial technologist.