A World view on business and the ability to understand the changing needs of supply chain management has resulted in the effective development, implementation and support of productive material oversight that positively affects the bottom line. The flexibility, drive and ability to develop effective teams have garnered stability during three buy outs from international companies from Canada, Sweden and Russia.
Taught CPR, First Aide and AED to employees and family
Products Mapping Event - Sales and Order Special.
RACI Training (Responsibility, Authorize, Consult, Inform) Project Management
Essentials of Leadership.
Building Frontline Leaders One year Ongoing
Essentials of Leadership Mastery Check
Procurement Management for Leaders to Engage, Execute and Exceed
Excel Pivot Tables.
Theory of Constraints IOC.
01/1997 to 02/2016
Supervisor Supply PlanningTMK-IPSCO － Camanche, IA
Brought on board to fulfill duties for payroll, accounts, and invoicing and asked to interview for the planning and production scheduler position; grew with department to become supervisor with responsibilities for planning over 4 plants in 4 states.
Created, planned and implemented weekly, monthly and quarterly inventory and production plans.
Provided oversight for Micro Production Schedules.
Maximized customer satisfaction through inter-departmental collaboration that utilized company resources in the most efficient manner.
Made recommendations for improvements in monthly planners and shipping performance through in-depth data analysis to determine whether budget was on target.
Identified and defined opportunities for improvement in future performance through historic data analysis.
Provided input on the maximization of plant resources as a member of Plant Management team.
Traveled to all four sights to meet with supply planners for training, updates and to provide support.
Utilized root cause analysis to troubleshoot and implement procedures that prevented recurring problems.
Met competing priorities and demanding deadlines by being flexible and efficient at prioritization.
Utilized extensive knowledge of all plant processes and material required to check against availability to determine accurate shipment and receive dates.
Restructured planning group to meet changing needs.
Wrote procedures and training.
Trained new hires and developed into working teams to cover new territories.
Served as integral part of team that streamlined process mapping for coil purchasing from forecast needs to ship on time at mills through process mapping for coil purchasing.
Presented to the Russian planning group and interpreter that visited the Camanche, Iowa sight with focus on scheduling, and steel ordering following "Macro Inventory Plan.".
Increased effectiveness of quoting on the "ship on time" through the development of effective check sheet for sales.
Developed training packets for new planners to shorten learning curve needed to cover multiple locations.
Implemented policy changes to meet ever changing departmental needs.
Developed and implemented procedures to define standardized processes.
Planned, organized and led annual blood drive for the Camanche Plant that garnered positive community support and helped the community.
Played an integral part of a major project called Min/Max Model at the Planner level to create a workable daily view of inventory levels across all sites to create a cohesive bond after being acquired by TMK.
Headed up a two year assigned project group for the JDA endeavor responsible for bringing Legacy System together across all company sights for forecasting, budgetary time level, raw material lead times, order levels and crewing including the addition and reduction to meet timelines and targets for truck, rail and barge.
This was a $3.5M program at more than 40 hours a week.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Public HealthCENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY － Mount Pleasant, MIPublic Health
American Women in Metals Industry (AWMI)American Metal Market
American Red Cross, Past Instructor, Board Member
United Way onsite