Highly skilled and experienced operations analyst with 20 yearsof accomplishments in Transportation, Expediting, Purchasing, Inventory Management, implementing and managing process flows and procedures. Distinguished track record in controlling inventories valued at more than $25 million and exceeding forecast revenue budgets by an average of 2 million annually. Strategic thinker and strong multi-tasker possessing extensive organizational, project management and problem-solving abilities. Positive and effective communicator who interacts productively across the professional spectrum. Proven talent to manage day-to-day operations while maintaining a constant focus on global objectives.
Air/Rail/Truck & Stock Expediting
Transportation Procurement Specialist
Supply chain and resource management
Supply Chain Management
Procurement & Purchasing
Intermediate Microsoft Office
Contract Carrier Procurement
Excellent time management
Global & Supply Chain Purchasing Coordinator04/2013
to 10/2015 Toms Shoes – Los Angeles,
Determined the most cost-effective procedures and routes for shipments.
Gathered, logged and monitored all shipping data.
Translated business needs and priorities into actionable logistics strategies.
Expedited stock for various departments to customers, 3rd party vendors, retailers and global distribution centers.
Communicated with dispatchers, warehouses and customers regarding outgoing orders.
Provide status updates and stock commitment dates from buyers, Planners, inventory and manufacturing plants in China.
Took corrective action in the case of accidents and delays to minimize extra expenses.
Presented carrier-performance metrics and monthly costs reports to executive team.
transportation providers to obtain best pricing and services through bid and
Coordinated shipments with warehouses, dispatchers and customers regarding outgoing and inbound shipments.
Prioritized order security, accuracy and on-time pickup and delivery.
Updated the database with changes in carrier and shipment status.
E-mailed suppliers, carriers and customers with shipping updates.
drop shipments and containers to 3rd party vendors for Air and Sea
Responsible for invoicing, auditing and processing freight invoices for payment.
replenishment shipments to Toms Shoes domestic retail stores and stock
transfers between global distribution centers.
Responsible for disposition of surplus, obsolete, defective as well as stock returns to inventory.
for preparation and execution of purchase orders, submitted PO copies to
suppliers and accounting via SAP/ERP and EDI.
resolved PO discrepancies and shortages, expedited orders when necessary.
Maintained PO report, new product set up and submitted to management for approval.
VMI Supervisor / Catalog Buyer Planner08/2011
to 04/2013 WARNER BROS/NBC UNIVERSAL – Los Angeles,
SAP purchase requisitions and issue purchase orders to 3rd party
vendors in order to deliver catalog product to customers on time, in spec and
at lowest possible cost.
as liaison between Universal and 3rd party vendors
production/inventory control, resolving daily exceptions and escalating high
priority issues to management as needed.
with Operations Planning team to establish priorities and issue rework purchase
orders to 3rd party vendors to maximize utilization of existing
inventory for distribution and sales needs.
system generated dry goods/raw materials purchase recommendations and took
appropriate action to insure necessary production inventory levels were
dry goods/raw materials from 3rd party vendors based upon forecast
and production planning.
with Marketing and Creative departments to obtain and maintain material pack
out details pertaining to all Catalog titles. Tracked component, corrugate and
dry goods/raw materials. Accurately logged and maintained newly created or
revised component numbers, pack out details, purchased quantities, label art
information, product dimensions, and pricing in various databases.
various operational and ad hoc reports for management, 3rd party
vendors, internal departments
inventory transfers and stock location adjustments to ensure inventory
daily meetings and conference calls with vendors and internal departments.
Inventory Sales & Revenue Analyst03/2008
to 05/2011 FORD MOTOR COMPANY – Dearborn,
Aftermarket Engineering Remanufacturing Organization Provided ongoing, comprehensive analysis of sales and inventory operations to drive revenue and profitability of corporate component and powertrain sales and remanufacturing divisions.
Controlled and annually exceeded $6 million revenue budget.
Planned, coordinated and tracked all component and powertrain sales as well as shipping activities from Reclamation Centers to approved Ford Component Sales customers and scrap processors.
Worked with Powertrain Product Manager to maintain appropriate inventory levels.
Served as program coordinator for Surplus/Obsolete/Blemished, Precious Metals, Core Harvesting, Metal Bumpers, and supplier claim scrap actions.
Collected and maintained market intelligence on powertrain scrap value vs sell value.
Ensured that high quality core was leveraged through the Ford network before authorization to sell.
Created demand and core availability forecasts for current and future remanufactured powertrain program through analysis of warranty trend data and historical retail sales.
Interfaced with Ford plants to harvest all production overruns or defective materials usable in support of the remanufacturing process.
Coordinated the transportation of harvest material to warehouses, remanufacturers, scrap yards, direct customers, and the 47 national Ford distribution centers.
Analyzed and replenished Aftermarket Engineering Remanufacturing Organization (AERO) inventory.
Oversaw stripping of new high-value parts.
Worked with supplier and Supplier Claim Group of Ford Customer Service Division to coordinate material scrapping of approved claims.
Developed process to minimize cost on all inbound and outbound powertrain shipments from the warehouse.
Summarized and reported shipping discrepancies to appropriate personnel.
Coordinated with Aftermarket Engineering Group to devise process for procurement of core material from approved brokers.
Performed accounts payable, claims, customer transaction monitoring, and ledger posting.
Planning & Expedite Logistics Analyst10/2001
to 03/2008 FORD MOTOR COMPANY (FCSD) – Livonoa
transportation for purchased goods and resolved shortages or receipt
developed and managed 3rd party relationships and associated
agreements with vendors and suppliers
and tracked all component and powertrain shipments as well as shipping activities
from Reclamation Centers to approved Ford Component Sales customers and scrap
a log of system related or production issues encountered by vendors and
escalated as necessary.
billing and purchase order discrepancies and resolved.
the transportation of harvest material to warehouses, remanufacturers, scrap
yards, direct customers, and the 47 national Ford distribution centers.
Coordinate with Engineering, Plant Managers, Purchasing & Planning, Inventory, Production and Specialty Buyers to expedite and resolve any issues delaying commitments.
Maintained daily,weekly and monthly metrics on parts and complete unit shortages for responsible stakeholders.
Data entry of AS/400 and CMMS- MRP/ERP system, spreadsheets for KPI and Metrics reporting.
Reported carrier-performance metrics and monthly costs reports to executive team.
Supervised material flow, storage and global order fulfillment.
Redirected and expedited shipments en route in response to customer/stakeholders requests.
Reduced operating budget by 37% and misships by 26% by implementing new policies and procedures.
Established long-term customer relationships through prompt and courteous service.
Communicated all emergencies, delays due to weather and carrier schedule changes to customers and management.
Associate of Arts: Supply Logistics / Supply Chain Management1989Community College Airforce-
RAB West Germany