Results-driven supply chain professional with over fourteen
years experience in purchasing, planning, inventory control, vendor relations,
and contract negotiation. Motivated self-starter that is able to quickly grasp
issues and attend to details while maintaining a view of the bigger picture.
Exceptional problem resolution and analysis skills with demonstrated ability to
work under pressure. Reputation for managing multiple projects while adapting
to changing priorities. Proven ability to communicate clearly and logically
with both clients and colleagues to achieve strategic goals.
Marketing & Sales
Demand Planning Manager, 10/2016 to Current SAPUTO – Richfield, WI
Develop, maintain and manager key performance data for the executive team.
Develop and manage the S&OP process with Sales, Customer Service, Marketing, Operations and Planners to review forecasting inputs, forecast, inventories and relevant performance data.
Review current processes and make changes when needed to improve forecasting accuracies
Demand Planner, 04/2016 to 10/2016 SAPUTO – Richfield, WI
Manage forecasting system to generate 12 month rolling demand forecast and purchasing plans, target stocking level and weekly recommended purchase
Manager critical forecasting inputs for accuracy in order to ensure output is reliable
Manage the S&OP process
Develop, maintain and manage forecast accuracy tools
Develop, maintain and manage key performance data for the executive teams
Supply Planner, 07/2013 to 04/2016 SAPUTO – Richfield, WI
Maintained productive relationships with vendors.
Attained 99%in stock.
Assessed areas of service concern and developed improvement plans.
Created purchase orders.
Adjusted procedures as needed to maximize department effectiveness.
Solved diverse supply chain problems in timely manner.
Developed productive relationships with key account holders.
Communicated with vendors regarding inventory needs.
Maintained key item stock levels.
Senior Assistant Buyer Case Good/Buyer Fireplaces, 10/2009 to 07/2013 STEINHAFELS – Waukesha, WI
Coordinate the effective movement of collections to and from the sales floor.
Increased margins 5% within 6 months while increasing sales 15%.
Developed sales advertisements to showcase the.
Worked closely with all product development departments to create and maintain marketing materials for sales presentations and client meetings.
Spearheaded new tagging process, resulting in clearer information for customer and reduced work load in the buying office.
Developed process and systems improvements such as creating web based process to create new products.
Production Planning Associate, 01/2003 to 12/2009 OSHKOSH B\'GOSH – Oshkosh, WI
Develop procedures to reduce the amount of data entry required to perform daily tasks.
Maintained accurate records to assist in the decision making process.
Served as backup to the Planners.
Coordinated apparel production and shipments from factories, vendors, and inside clients to insure a seamless movement from production to sales floor.
Monitored sales and production levels, in excess of 55 million units per quarter, to maintain accurate inventory levels to meet customer demand.
Audited the progress of seasonal production for 40 plus factories located internationally.
Oversaw the day-to-day responsibilities of the planner in their absence.
Attained 97% on time sample delivery.
Mastered the movement from one operating system to five operating systems seamlessly.
Developed a quality check communication path to seamlessly provide information to quality personnel overseas.
BBA: Operation Management and Marketing, 2009 MARIAN UNIVERSITY - Fond Du Lac, WI GPA: GPA: 3.8Operations Management & Marketing
organizational and detail-oriented skills. Effectively
handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Demonstrated
ability to acquire and apply knowledge rapidly.