Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Operations Management Cost Control Supply Chain Management ✓ Accomplished Manager with career history creating pathways to improve quality, price, capacity, and customer service. ✓ Recognized opportunity seeker and relationship builder who acts as a valued resource for cross-functional teams. ✓ Project manages multiple ongoing priorities, drawing on Six Sigma, and Lean methodologies. ✓ MBA plus 20 years' management experience in advanced and cutting edge industries. Sourcing Vendor Relations Forecasting Procurement Project Management Six Sigma AGILE Production Management Global Supply Chain Lean Manufacturing
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
01/XXX0 to Current Supply Chain Professional- Senior Planner / Buyer Tegna | Denver, CO,
  • Lead negotiation for the sourcing and purchasing of raw materials for $17 million in paper and printing annually for domestic and international markets. Launch comprehensive cost reduction campaigns, including diversifying vendor base, sourcing raw materials, and restructuring operations for a multitude of products. Build positive and trusting relationships across the organization including graphics and product development teams and outside vendors and suppliers. Create key tracking processes such as supplier capacity map and potential cost savings tracker. Established and managed relationships with vendors in the U.S., Japan, Europe, and Australia. Perform onsite supplier audits to measure performance and gauge capacity.
  • Achieved $1.7 million in cost savings in 12 months through improved forecasting, vendor selection, and renegotiation of terms for critical services.
  • Reduced obsolesce in printing over 70% by developing sourcing strategies.
  • Maximized inventory turns while minimizing shortages by leading implementation of ERP systems, including Oracle JD Edwards and AGILE Inventory Management Systems.
  • Enabled better pricing at lower production volume by negotiating better unit cost breaks.
  • Generated $892,000 cost savings (goal: $150,000) for print run of 1 million catalogs by adjusting paper usage and press configuration.
  • Reduced inbound air freight by 66% and increase Total Order Accuracy to 80% globally.
01/2000 to 01/XXX0 Production Manager 3M Companies | Corpus Christi, TX,
  • Directed production of annual multi-million-dollar publishing enterprise with prominent brands such as Standard & Poor's (S&P) and J.D Power & Associates. Managed printing and mailing vendors. Utilized advanced skills in QuarkXPress, Adobe CS6, Microsoft Office, and a total PDF workflow. Managed a diverse workforce of several fulltime and freelance employees.
  • Increased output from 6-10 publications per month to 25 per month.
  • Managed cascading priorities and deadlines using Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing principles.
  • Enabled revenue recognition in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley regulations by managing hundreds of items to ensure timely completion and distribution.
01/1997 to 01/2000 Key Accounts Manager Creative Color | City, STATE,
  • Worked with over $5 million dollar a year key clients for a nationally recognized digital graphics production company, offering large, and grand format printing, digital vehicle, and window graphics and is a trusted name in the large format arena
  • Increased profits and customer satisfaction through savvy account management; met sales and production goals and tracked projects through completion.
  • Estimated and designed complex projects through strong technical knowledge writing skills.
Expected in XXX4 MBA | University of Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Utah GPA:
MBA (Master of Business Administration) - XXX4 University of Phoenix - Salt Lake City, Utah
Expected in 2007 BS | Business Management University of Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Utah GPA:
BS (Business Management) - 2007 University of Phoenix - Salt Lake City, Utah
Earned Eagle Scout Rank and Volunteer The Boy Scouts of America Crucial Conversations Riverton, Utah Member of APICS Association APICS - Salt Lake City, Utah Chapter
Professional Affiliations
Earned Eagle Scout Rank and Volunteer
Million, Printing, Acrobat, Lean Manufacturing, Microsoft Office, Ms Office, Pdf, Publishing, Sarbanes-oxley, Sarbanes-oxley (sox), Six Sigma, Six-sigma, Workflow, Audits, Buyer, Buying/procurement, Cost Reduction, Employee Resource Group, Enterprise Resource Planning, Erp, Forecasting, Increase, Inventory, Jd Edwards, Operations, Oracle, Pricing, Product Development, Purchasing, Restructuring, Supplier Audits, Supply Chain, Transmissions, Vendor Selection, Account Management, Accounts Manager, Clients, Key Accounts, Sales, Sales And, Satisfaction, Writing Skills, Apics, Cost Control, Customer Service, Operations Management, Procurement, Production Management, Project Management, Receptionist, Retail Sales, Supply Chain Management, Mba, Business Management

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