Objective: I desire to use my organizational, problem solving and leadership skills in as many aspects of the business environment as possible. Projects and team building also hold great interest for me, as it is a focus of my continuing education endeavors. I enjoy working with a variety of people and am a valuable team player. I also enjoy working independently seeking additional responsibility for providing greater assistance to other team members.
Employment History: SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNING SPECIALIST The Dow Chemical Company- Midland, MI May •••••, •••••Present Coordination of production and shipping for a large variety of product lines and ship to locations for a business with a yearly profit of $•••••mm. Develop, maintain, and communicate plan based on customer demand, plant fluctuations, and Sales input (also includes determining manpower needs). Leader of the Customer Success Team where constant evaluation of customer quality measures occur. Purchasing of all raw materials and maintenance supplies required for production of product as well as planning the need for these products which may include expediting procurement of critical materials. Also involved in negotiations of contracts with raw material suppliers as well as auditing those suppliers. Work with a variety of levels of people including unionized groups as well as supervisory roles where interpersonal skills are an absolute must. Proficient in Operating Discipline and RCI’s which is equivalent to QS••••• Track, analyze and communicate fluctuations of production and demand levels to all areas of the business. Leader of the Sales and Operations Planning team as well as an active team member on a variety of other teams such as Budget Team (setting, analyzing, investigating variances), Quality Team, and the Site Logistics Team. Required to be the primary contact for customers and maintaining a "one-call" status for customer requests and maintaining/creating a win-win relationship for the customer and the business. Warehouse manager for 5 warehouses which include creation and implementation of product level trigger points for enhancement of warehouse optimization as well as organize and manage warehouse layout. Coordination of all receipts (variety of suppliers) and shipments (variety of ship-to customers) as well as training and implementation of procedures on how to fulfill these roles. Manage physical inventories through cycle counting which include actual physical count along with continuous database maintenance of inventories. Supervision of packaging and shipping union employees involved in above described activities. Well versed in the use as well as implementation of SAP R•••••
SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNER/SCHEDULER The Dow Chemical Company- Midland, MI December 1, •••••May •••••, ••••• Plan production and record production data. Purchasing of all raw materials for production of product as well as maintenance of plant. Manage raw material planning and receiving. Developing and coordinating long and short term schedules for manpower, facilities, raw materials and shipments including international and United States. Assurance of detailed accuracy of material balances and providing the business/site with material balance reconciliation on a monthly basis. Coordination of all receipts (variety of suppliers) and shipments (variety of ship-to customers) as well as training and implementation of procedures on how to fulfill these roles. Manage annual physical inventories which include actual physical count along with continuous database maintenance of inventories. Developing and optimizing order handling and execution for products. Coordination in raw material planning, production scheduling, order execution for four plants in the Michigan Division site. Required to be the primary contact for all customers and maintaining a "one-call" status for customer requests.
OFFICE PROFESSIONAL The Dow Chemical Company-Midland, MI November 7, •••••December 1, ••••• Provide administrative support for three attorneys and one paralegal. Was an active member of the Breast Implant Litigation Team and the Toxic Tort Litigation Team. Organizing and prioritizing a variety of tasks, assigned by various people, was a requirement in this position. This promotes a fast-paced work environment where accuracy and attention to detail are a must. Communication and interpersonal skills are a necessity when interacting with outside counsel and internal department clients. Acquired familiarity with the litigation case files and maintain awareness of developments of the cases. This knowledge is often used to evaluate situations and make decisions to respond to inquiries posed in the absence of supervision.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Minor in Community Development.
Skill: Amiable/Driver personality. Ability to work with little direction (in my current position, my supervisor resides in Europe). Working knowledge of MS Office, Business Objects, Net Meeting, Mainframe, VAX, E Log and extensive SAP R2 experience which also includes implementations. Always interested in learning new programs and attending classes for continuing education. Proficient in Root Cause Investigations and ODMS systems which are equal to QS••••• requirements. Have also been a key player in the start-up of an entirely new production facility. Other areas of expertise include organizational skills, problem solving, leading the initiation and implementation of projects as well as a control plan, planning, and the ability to work well with people at various skill levels.