Opportunity to expand critical thinking, problem solving skills and leadership abilities.
05/2012 to 02/2014
Contract Material LeadJohnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc – Skillman, NJ
Responsible for 1600 packaging incoming material as the primary point of contact at one of the largest Third Party Manufacturing site.
Drives Improvements in material reliability, customer fulfillment, supplier delivery performance and responsiveness and proactively identifies and mitigates potential service disruptions related to incoming material supply.
Supports the development and implementation of assigned Sourcing strategies and owns the operational resolution of emerging supply issues for those commodities across the entire TPM plant network.
Identifies problematic suppliers and works jointly with Strategic Sourcing to correct.
Implements processes and procedures that continually improve material reliability and supplier responsiveness.
Establishes, manages, and maintains key supplier relationships.
Created CML on boarding process document for new comers.
Created Access Database for Excel form Material Issue Log.
Created MOQ Exception Form/ Reports for internal and External sites In the process of creating a formalized Safety Stock process with suppliers.
Detailed understanding of manufacturing environments and business processes related to inventory control, demand flow manufacturing, product scheduling and procurement.
Creating Schedule agreement, Purchase orders, bill of materials in SAP Outstanding leadership skills and ability to effectively interact at all levels of management.
Manage third party manufacturing locations/accounts for efficiency and performance Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
Strong organizational and analytical skills with exceptional follow through Maintain inventory liabilities within established targets and respond to inventory variances Handled Key inventory tasks and monitored for inventory discrepancies.
Prepared inventory reports and highlighted low stock Release and expedite, as needed, raw materials to achieve production plan requirements Facilitate flow of artwork to meet new product launch timelines Interfaces with Marketing, R&D, Quality, and Logistics through participation in Brand Team, S&OP meetings, Supply Chain meetings and Product Release meetings Address serious quality/delivery issues with suppliers (escalate to Purchasing as needed) Work with Accounting to reconcile monthly book inventory to SAP inventory Provide monthly third party manufacturing cost and production variance reporting Implemented cost improvement activities Execute commodities purchased for cost savings possibilities at the Copacker and had a cost saving for $200,000.
Logo migration: part of a successful name change transition from Crest to A&H spin brush (Oral Care business) SNC: Supply Network Collaboration, bringing the contract manufacture live with SAP.
Working with the IT team to create the best suitable system that would work with our business process.
Created Access reports for the department to track WOS for all the Raw Materials.
Was successful in bringing the raw material from 12 MM to 5.5MM towards the end of the year.