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Manager Supply Chain

Melbourne, Kentucky, 41059, United States
February 20, 2018

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Logistics Lead for SAP install/implementation for seven manufacturing facilities

Managed the start-up of three refrigerated warehouses

Managed the implementation of Manhattan WMS (PKMS) at five plant warehouses

Logistics Manager for seven plant warehouses

Managed multiple refrigerated and dry warehouses

Supply Chain manager which included purchasing of raw material to warehousing, shipping and transportation

Trained in LEAN (5S, 8 Waste, Kaizans, etc)

Wrote and managed the creation of SOP’s for warehouse personnel


Club Chef LLC Covington, KY Oct. 2014 to Aug. 2017

Director of Supply Chain

Responsible for all packaging material purchases, raw material receiving, finished goods shipping and shuttle drivers

Develop and implement the annual budget

Responsible for supply chain functions in our Atlanta facility (customer deliveries, packaging purchases)

Implemented an incentive plan for our shipping department

Implemented a WMS system for our receiving department

Responsible for safety for my departments

Wornick Company Blue Ash, OH May 2012 to October 2014

Logistics Manager

Insure that department operates within the annual budget

Direct warehouse and transportation activities (inbound receiving, customer shipments, inventory management)

Insure that the department continues to maintain an excellent safety record by working with the safety department on safety programs

Improve warehouse productivity by implementing systems/processes for improvement

Conduct staff meetings, annual employee reviews

Train, write and implement “Standard Work” processes

Recommend and facilitate training programs

Sara Lee Corporation Downers Grove, IL 1972-2011

SAP Logistics Lead – Downers Grove, IL (9/2009-11/2011)

Lead Logistics team Lane 1 for SAP implementation for six manufacturing plants. Developed work schedules for Logistics team members

Lead for SAP cutover activities for the lane 1. Developed time line, conducted weekly cut over meetings with plant management teams, conducted training for plant teams on how to back stage inventory and developed work schedule for our deployment team

Trained approximately 400 team members on SAP transactions

Logistics Manager, Supply Chain Headquarters – Downers Grove, IL (11/2004-9/2009)

Created Annual Operating Plan for 2 facilities and approved Annual Operating Plan for 5 facilities. Total AOP was $25m annually

Partnered with military/international sales team on shipments of product to Mexico, Canada and military bases throughout the world

Partnered with our coffee company on shipments of material from our coffee plants throughout the world

Recommended 3PL partners for our plants to use for storage and shipments

Created and implemented a “direct shipment” program with annual savings of $39,000

Directed plant warehouses in LEAN initiatives with yearly average savings of $150,000 annually

Conducted several Cost Improvement Workshops for cost improvements

Created and implemented a plan for transportation which saved approximately $100k annually

Implemented Manhattan Warehouse Management System in five manufacturing plant warehouses

Southeast Mixing Center Manager – Atlanta, GA (11/2003-11/2004)

Responsible for start-up of one of our largest Mixing Centers with average shipments of 6m pounds weekly

Implementation of a Manhattan Warehouse Management System

Created Annual Operating Plan of approximately $20m

Direct responsibility for warehousing and indirect responsibility for transportation

Distribution Manager – Alexandria, KY (2/2001-11/2003)

Managed the warehousing and transportation for the Alexandria, Ky. facility

Created and met the Annual operating plan of $25m with as many as six direct reports and approximately 95 associates

Responsibilities included but not limited to: safety, DOT adherence, aiding HR in the negotiations of Teamster contracts, discipline, LEAN initiatives, freight negotiations, equipment leases

Transportation/Distribution Manager – Cincinnati, OH (1/1999-2/2001)

Managed the warehousing and transportation for three facilities

Created Annual Operating Plan of approximately $30m

Recommended and aided Sara Lee Transportation team members in the installation of Manugistics Transportation software

Centralized the Alexandria, New London and Cincinnati transportation department with approximate savings of $50,000 annually

Distribution Manager – Alexandria, KY (1/1983-1/1999)

Created Annual Operating Plan ($25M) and managed the warehousing and transportation for the Alexandria, Cincinnati plants and four satellite facilities.

Developed and implemented a plan to make the dock operation non-union with a recognized savings of approximately $70,000 annually

Directed Production scheduler for finished goods

Created Incentive plan for associates which had a recognized savings of $50,000

On time delivery rate of 98.5%, order fill rate of 98.5% and inventory accuracy of 99.5%

Developed and implemented a plan for transportation of product to our customers which saved approximately $40,000 annually

Managed warehouse and transportation staffing (50 employees were union and 110 were non-union)

Production Scheduler/Marketing – Cincinnati, OH (3/1979-1/1983)

Responsible for forecasting sales for hot dogs and bacon and using that forecast to schedule production

Ordered product produced at our New London facility to be shipped to our Cincinnati plant for resale

Ordered product from several small co-packers for resale

Distribution Supervisor – Cincinnati, OH (12/1974-3/1979)

Responsible for insuring that product is shipped accurately and on time

Responsible for Inventory accuracy

Direct management of 25 employees


University of Kentucky No Degree

Northern Kentucky University No Degree

Georgia Tech Warehouse Management Certification

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