Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Diverse leadership, management skills and experience has prepared and enabled me for a challenging career leading and developing people. Able to work with groups and individually and can effectively handle multitasking and deadlines, can communicate effectively across all levels of management to maximize profitability and efficiency. My objective is to apply my management experience to pursue a career in management working with a high performing cross-functional team, driving the goals and vision of the company.
04/2013 to Current
Operations Analyst Marsh & Mclennan Companies, Inc. Edina, MN,
  • Lead and Manage the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) Process for key product lines.
  • Identify and Drive incremental demand opportunities jointly with S&OP Stakeholders.
  • Ensure Demand-Supply Constraints and Execution Challenges are effectively addressed by providing timely leadership and guidance to the extended team.
  • Deliver an accurate S&OP Consensus Demand Plan to Finance and Supply organizations capturing key risks/opportunities and put in place appropriate contingency plans to meet opportunities and mitigate risk.
  • Lead Stakeholder Management by communicating with Business Group Leaders, Marketing, Finance and Operations teams.
  • Forecast accurate and timely manufacturing operations within the framework of the corporate planning and forecasting process.
  • Forecast monthly / quarterly P&L and annual Budget of the Manufacturing and Sales department.
  • Promote the process of continuous quality improvement and coordinates solutions for financial documentation and analysis issues.
  • Exercise independent judgment in planning, organizing, and performing work.
  • Review the work of other team members for soundness of judgment and overall adequacy/accuracy.
  • In-depth variance analysis on P&L between actual and budget.
  • Communicate timely and accurately information related to the cost impact of manufacturing performance, decisions and actions.
  • Provide analysis and communicate explanations of fluctuations in actual manufacturing and sales operating results when compared to budget, forecast, prior year and prior periods.
  • Prepare and distribute manufacturing analysis reports and presentations to manufacturing teams and higher management.
  • Develop annual manufacturing costs.
  • Develop and maintain business trend information.
  • Develop a partnership with the manufacturing management to drive profits for the company.
  • Provide ad hoc analysis to support decision-making on various departments.
  • Provide support for the preparation of Annual Plan for manufacturing and sales.
  • Facilitate the understanding of cost systems and structures for manufacturing, sales and business operations teams.
  • Work to improve business reporting and analysis tools and processes to facilitate timely identification of issues and decision-making.
  • Provide support to manufacturing, sales and purchasing to ensure timely and accurate financial results and reporting.
  • Detail understanding of product costing and inventory evaluation.
  • Just in time inventory management.
  • Cost and or lead time variance between multiple vendors.
  • Define a product's position in a market and understand the market environment in which a product competes in terms of benefits and features that can be used for future product or services.
  • Supervise production planning team members.
2012 to 04/2012
Operations Analyst Marsh & Mclennan Companies, Inc. Charlotte, NC,
  • Create a manufacturing budget that will allow manufacturing to operate smoothly while limiting excessive spending.
  • Financial analysis of the company and reporting to higher management.
  • Develop and apply time and cost networks to plan, control, and review projects.
  • Prepare management reports defining and evaluating problems and recommending solutions.
04/2010 to 06/2011
Production Planning Manager Corteva, Inc. Toledo, OH,
  • Prepare mathematical simulations to determine various possible outcomes of new company policies and their impact on production capabilities and/or profit margins.
  • Assist in new product development and enhancements.
  • Conduct weekly meetings to keep track of production schedules.
  • In-depth Variance analysis on manufacturing P&L.
  • Define various cost metrics.
  • Determine factory capacity through research and data analysis.
  • Monitoring production and evaluating practices to determine which practices are beneficial and which practices are detrimental.
  • Promote steady and efficient work flow by coping immediately with sudden crises, and researching and implementing the best solutions and upgrades.
  • Researching current market demands and subsequently scheduling production to maintain expected product quality while maintaining demand equilibrium.
  • Supervise production support team members.
01/2010 to 05/2010
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  • Perform statistical survey and dealer development research for the Sales and Marketing departments by analyzing current dealer distribution and customer trailer ownership to determine saturated markets and possible new markets for entry.
  • Created quoting program to aid inside sales and dealer base of 200+ throughout the nation.
Expected in 2013
MBA: Business Management
Southeastern Oklahoma State University - Durant, OK
Business Management
Expected in 2010
BBA: Business Management
Southeastern Oklahoma State University - Durant, OK
Business Management
Expected in 2008
Associate: Business Management
Grayson County College - Denison, TX
Business Management
English Nepali
International Student Association (ISA) August 2011 to Present
Additional Information
  • AWARDS Thomas and Joanne Todd Business award April 2012 GROUPS International Student Association (ISA) August 2011 to Present

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