OBJECTIVE: To use my wealth of experience to help drive process improvement, improve productivity and to be assigned to leadership roles and also to give back.
Summary of Qualifications
• A fast learner, supple team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills at all levels in any organization.
• An inventive and experienced Supply Chain and Logistics professional
• Strong knowledge of Relationship Management.
• Effective Leadership & Organizational skill.
• Self-Motivated, Passion for excellence & Goal-achiever.
• Posses first-rate analytical mind, with a natural ability to prioritize which makes me add value to any team.
Professional Experience with achievements:
Inventory Control Specialist
18thJuly 2017 till date.
Responsibilities & Achievements
Perform inventory analysis and put control in place to avoid low stock or overstock.
Develop procedure improvement to deliver company inventory goals.
Assist in inventory risk assessment and recommend mitigation activities.
Manage inventory adjustments and transfers.
Participating in Operational Excellence initiatives in some capacity.
- Fully understanding workflow and daily production goals.
- Assisting in keeping warehouse clean, organized and 5s.
Identifying and addressing safety hazards within the work area.
Continuously reviewing inventory day to day and recommend improvements.
Do analysis of root cause of inventory issues and proffer resolutions.
Work with other team leaders to help develop a job fit work procedure to achieve professionalism and improved efficiency.
British American Tobacco
Logistics Manager (BATWAA Warehouse)
Aug 2009 – May 2017.
Responsibilities & Achievements.
In charge running an effective warehouse to make sure raw materials is available for always to meet production demand.
Review and guild team on maintaining proper PPE and best warehouse practice.
Led to achieve 100% on time in full delivery of raw materials meant for production of finished goods to 13 export markets by introducing a strategy framework to ensure prompt loading and offloading of materials avoiding incurring of truck demurrage cost.
Effective management of the warehouse to ensure Zero Work loss day
Drove team members to achieve timely offloading and no truck demurrage incurred.
Achieved savings of $50,000 by collaborating with clearing agents and Customs to review delivery process of raw materials to the factory
Maintained a constant coaching and mentoring for my team members to develop and prepare them for the next planned level.
Delegating leadership responsibility to team members for exposure and to prepare them ahead. .
Advocate to all matter affecting staff welfare with the aim of solving same.
Led the successful re-engineering and migration of SAP data in Nigeria in a Global Project. Ensured a smooth transition using Data Mapping, Data Profiling, Data Transformation & Load, Conversion Design Documents, Data Validations Specifications, Conversion Load Templates, User Acceptance Testing, Role to Position Mapping, Data Workshops.
Led successful procuring and installation of racks for racking system in the warehouse to achieve better space utilization and bin alignment for effective material management.
I am also involved in product optimization and re-branding in line with cost reductions, quality improvement and business review
Responsibilities & Achievements.
Worked on a team that standardized the supply of Raw Materials, Work in Process (semi-finished goods), Finished Goods, Machinery and Spares in order to redefine the required inventory levels and sustain manufacturing and market supplies using SAP tracking tools, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) tools and supplier engagement principles while exploiting economies of scale to improve working capital.
Introduced and implemented a strategy to ensure prompt payment of supplier cost to maintain good customer relationship and avoid late payment penalties and smooth material procuring process.
Developed and implemented a working strategy to ensure that clearing documents are made available on time in full and where there is a delay caused by the supplier, the cost incurred is charged back to the supplier this brought a savings of $400k in 5yrs. Implemented a lean importation strategy from 35 Global Suppliers to drive inventory optimization, which reduced clearing cost by 50% delivering savings of $500K in 4 years. Achieved by driving supplier engagement sessions, introducing order-tracking systems, reduced container clearing lead-time from 35 days to 4 days, enforced documentation compliance policy with a checklist and introduced meetings with regulatory agencies, banks, shipping lines and 3rd Party Logistics weekly and quarterly
Demand and Supply planning and building a collaborative relationship with other functions within the Supply chain to support the seamless flow of good quality materials from suppliers to Consumers with an aggressive planning strategy
Constantly resolve supplier issues with payment and other related issues.
Led a team that recovered excess credit given a supplier to 200,000 USD which helped to balance working capital in December 2013.
Won a STAR award for initiating a cost saving strategy.
Responsible for planning, forecasting, tracking and delivery of daily, weekly and monthly requirement of tobacco for production
Ensure stakeholders are aligned and support initiatives of Procure to pay process and collaboration with Finance to ensure prompt payments to suppliers.
Ensure purchase requisitions are converted to purchase orders within the target time duration and ensure internal stakeholders are provided OTIF with the requirements