Microsoft Suites, JDA, Logility, PeopleSoft, Oracle ERP
01/2013 to Current
ManagerVERIZON WIRELESS INC － Basking Ridge, NJ
Device Marketing (Sales Forecast/Operations).
Collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment (CPFR) - Owned and accounted for driving suppliers and planning team to manage the level of inventory with the constant changes in promotional plans, inventory availability, and new device launches.
Planning - Designed, enhanced, and utilized forecasting models to anticipate Markets' supply/demand.
Developed quarterly/yearly forecasts to determine volume quantities and weekly rolling forecasts.
Worked with Indirect teams to meet their forecasted needs.
Created custom datasets directly from source systems to compile and interpret data sets without reliance on outside resources.
Sales Analysis - Use advanced analytical skills to translate historical metrics and device knowledge in order to better anticipate future sales for all devices as the features, retail price points and market changes.
Formulation of Business Strategy - Drove recommendations and accountability with executives on interpretation of the current business strategy and incorporate any network enhancements and features into demand requirements.
This information gets built into the long term forecast and is communicated to suppliers for future planning.
Area Communication - Drove recommendations and accountability with the Markets to ensure the forecast created meets the demand requirements and the promotional activity is supported by the forecast.
Reviewed forecasts with the Markets to keep the sales teams involved in the process to improve forecast accuracy.
Analyzed and managed the supply chain aspect of the entire multi-billion dollar U.S.
Mobile Communications business.
Verizon, Google, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Metro PCS, U.S.
Cellular, Cricket Wireless, Tracfone, Brightstar, Reliance, National Retailers).
Developed and managed monthly/quarterly sales projections on a daily basis by analyzing: customer's forecasted demand, channel sell-through, sell-out trends, weeks of supply, price/promotions, and competitor activities.
Cooperated in Collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment (CPFR) meetings with several accounts assisting Key Account Management (KAM) teams with supply chain status, forecast collaboration and acted as a point of contact for communicating supply issues and solutions.
Participated in customer's quarterly business reviews (QBR) as an LG representative performing presentations that outlined areas of attention and actions plans for the future.
Led weekly sales and operations (S&OP) meetings to upper management, including the mobile communications president, and reported: current business status, operation status, market status, sales projections, days of inventory on-hand, aged inventory, and excessive parts status.
01/2011 to 01/2012
PSI AnalystLG ELECTRONICS MOBILECOMM USA INC － San Diego, CA
Supply Chain Management.
Assisted with new model launch process by collaborating with R/D, sales, production, and quality team for the new device, to meet customer's requested due date.
Launch to end-of-life).
Minimized finished goods and raw material liability by: evaluating risks before end-of-life, assist in planning and implementing contingency plans to mitigate losses, and provide support for liquidation processes as well as following up on all required activities.
Plan with internal production procurement team to secure long term key parts and components according to customer's and Key Account Management team's promotion plan.