TIMOTHY D. FISCHER, CPIM
Profitably Led the $600 Million Global Supply Chain for $1.2 Billion, Bumble Bee Seafoods Implemented SAP Throughout North America for €19.7 Billion, Groupe Danone (Dannon) - A Fortune Global 500 Developed and Mentored Teams - Achieved a Consistent >1% Annual Turnover Rate vs. Industry Standard 13.3% PROFILE
TTTToooopppp--llllevel, evel, Global Supply Chain lllleader eader who thrives on continuously improving team and company performance. performance . Impacted multibillion dollar firms and managed distribution for up to $8 million a day in retail value. Most recently, served $1.2 billion, Bumble Bee Seafoods by directing the firm’s $600 million supply chain. Limited cost increases to 1% per year, setting the stage for the company to double in size. Gifted at team mentoring and development. Kept turnover below 1% annually, compared to the industry standard of 13.3%. Prior to this role, was a Senior Supply Chain Director for the North American operations of €19.7 billion, Groupe Danone (Dannon). With zero downtime, implemented highly-complex, SAP systems for Supply Chain Management for all plants and distribution centers throughout the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Trained the trainers and employees, both on-site and online. Earlier, served $2 billion, Heublein in Procurement/Inventory and $500 million, Fruehauf Corporation as the Manager of International Sales. A resourceful, decisive executive who produces remarkable results for global entities. Will bring out the best in team members, overcome difficult challenges, and reach the highest company financial objectives. Areas of Expertise
Global Supply Chain Management Lead for Multibillion Dollar Firms Cost Containment / Negotiations / Strategic Planning
Cross-Cultural, Multinational SAP Systems Implementation Distribution / Logistics / 3PL
Team Leadership / Mentoring / Training Budgeting / KPI Development / SKU Optimization
Fortune 100 -Level Supplier / Client Interfacing MS - Administration / Executive MS / APICS CPIM Certified PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Bumble Bee Foods Ltd. Senior Vice President -Supply Chain San Diego, CA 200*-**-**-** Dec. Dec. 201****-*** With $1.2 billion in revenue, privately-held Bumble Bee is North America’s largest shelf-stable seafood company. The firm was founded in 1899 and offers a full line of canned & pouched tuna, salmon, sardines, & specialty seafood products - marketed in a variety of brands. Responsible for the entire Supply Chain organization function, including Master Data, Demand Planning, Deployment, Global Forecasting, Logistics, Procurement, & Customer Service. Managed salmon labeling business locations, dry distribution centers, refrigerated/freezer centers, & ultra-low temperature centers. Managed an operational budget of $50 million. Led teams comprised of 48 professionals. Created a detailed career path for all employees, including education assistance & supply chain organization memberships. Implemented an SAP Supply Management System & sub-systems. Managed recalls. Created RFP’s & negotiated contracts for global warehouses, trucking companies & ocean carriers. Managed all activity around 3 hurricanes in 2017. Directed the On-Time, In-Full (OTIF) program required for Wal-Mart. Achieved a 92% average score. Created the Master Data department to manage all product and customer data centrally. Integrated a Lean Logistics Transportation Management System
(TMS). Developed and implemented KPIs and scorecards for key supply chain functions. Implemented Cargo Smart Global TMS for tracking of ocean freight. Created documents and SOP’s to manage all department activity, including compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT). Key Leadership Accomplishments
Recruited to this position to lead the Supply Chain function, which grew to $600 million for this $1.2 billion company.
Limited cost increases to 1% per year, setting the stage for the company to double in size.
Created a cash dividend for Bumble Bee of $750K for the first 3 years, after 12 years of losses.
Led, mentored, and developed teams of 5 direct reports and 48 indirect reports.
Achieved a consistent >1% Annual Turnover Rate vs. the industry standard, 13.3%.
Successfully negotiated the sale of salmon labeling facility for $1.5MM
Built an entire nationwide, refrigerated/freezer/ultra-low temperature, distribution network for Bumble Bee’s Anova Food acquisition.
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TIMOTHY D. FISCHER, CPIM
10908 Evening Creek Dr. East, Apt. 21 San Diego, CA 92128 firstname.lastname@example.org 858-***-**** Bumble Bee Foods Ltd. ( continued )
Key Management Accomplishments
At or under budget every year for 12 consecutive years.
Managed 5 Dry Distribution Centers (3PL), 12 Refrigerated/Freezer centers, and 2 Ultra-Low Temperature centers.
Additionally, managed 2 co-owned salmon labeling business locations.
Successfully implemented a complex, company-wide, SAP Supply Chain Management system and sub-systems.
Achieved a Case Fill Rate of 99% and an On-Time-Delivery Rate of 97.5%. Lowered Forecast Error Rate from 40% to 18%.
Eliminated over 500 SKU’s. Managed 3 major recalls including a Class 1 recall. The Dannon Company Co mpany (U.S. Operations of Groupe Danone) White Plains, NY (HQ) 1111999999995555 2222000000006666 As part of French-based, €19.7 Billion, Groupe Danone, Dannon has been the best-selling producer of yogurt products both in the U.S. and worldwide. At the time of my employ, Groupe Danone had 5 plants & 10 distribution centers in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Senior Director of Supply Chain and Plant Inventory Tarrytown, NY & Minster, OH 2004 2006 Responsible for the managing the newly installed SAP Supply Chain Management System across North America. Created and directed training and traveled to plants and distribution centers throughout the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Managed direct reports at all key locations to ensure system was operating smoothly and efficiently. Responsible for Global Inventory, Transportation, 3PL Warehouses, Customer Service, Financial/Budget, Master Data, and SKU Optimization.
With ZERO downtime, managed the ramp-up of the SAP Supply Chain system, supporting some $4 billion in business.
Impacted over 1500 employees. Created training and taught trainers & employees, both on-site & online, throughout North America.
Led, mentored and developed 10 Direct Reports, with 5 in the U.S., 3 in Canada, and 2 in Mexico, and 110 indirect reports.
On special assignment, created a Warehouse Management System for Groupe Danone, utilized throughout Europe.
Groupe Danone -Director of Implementation -SAP Supply Chain Paris, France 2002 2004 Responsible to design and implement the SAP Supply Chain Management system for North America. Moved to Paris and reported to the Vice-President of Global SAP Implementation. Tested and implemented the solution.
Honored to be selected to this impactful position for a €19.7 billion, Fortune Global 500 company.
Affected some $4 billion in revenue, successfully designed and launched the SAP Supply Chain solution for North America.
Led, mentored, and developed a team of 30, comprised of Dannon & Danone Canada professionals and Accenture consultants.
Senior Distribution Center Manager Minster, OH 2000 2002 Responsible for managing distribution for the largest yogurt producing plant in the world. Plant produced 3 million cups of yogurt a day. Additionally, managed a distribution center, which was over 500 miles away in Orefield, PA. Reduced costs, managed teams, and streamlined inventory. Worked with sales and trade to optimize SKU’s.
Managed the distribution of product of up to 100 refrigerated trucks a day, representing ~ $8 million/day of retail value.
Led, mentored and developed teams of 10 direct reports and 40 indirect reports, 500+ miles apart.
Reduced working capital requirements by 15% by skillful inventory management.
Eliminated over 150 SKU’s, thereby optimizing shelf space for faster growing items.
Nationwide Project Manager Tarrytown, NY 1998 2000 Responsible to lead nationwide projects for company efficiency. Led various teams during each project. Directed a key initiative for establishing RFID with Walmart and Sam’s Club. Installed a nationwide Vista Technology system to measure and track promotional activity. Implemented an Oracle CRM order management system.
Successfully implemented RFID for Fortune #1, Walmart and Sam’s Club.
Led, mentored, and developed various teams of up to 4 professionals during each project.
Implemented new promotional management system (Vista).
Implemented an Oracle CRM order management system (ESS), nationwide.
Manager of Distribution Minster, OH 1995 1998 Responsible for managing distribution for the largest yogurt producing plant in the world. Additionally, managed a distribution center, which was over 500 miles away in Orefield, PA. Reduced costs, managed teams, and streamlined inventory.
Managed the distribution of product of up to 100 refrigerated trucks a day, representing ~ $8 million/day of retail value. Page 2 of 3
TIMOTHY D. FISCHER, CPIM
10908 Evening Creek Dr. East, Apt. 21 San Diego, CA 92128 email@example.com 858-***-**** Heublein Inc. Allen Park, MI 1111999999990000 1111999999995555 Founded in 1862, Heublein manufactured, produced, and marketed wines, brandy, and spirits. The firm maintained 3 warehouses - State-controlled, Open, and Partials and would ship up to 50 trucks a day of product. Grad Met had bought the firm in 1987 for $1.4B.
Sr. Manager -Procurement/Inventory 1994 1995
Procurement Manager 1993 1994
Warehouse Manager 1990 1993
Recruited to this position. Responsible initially for managing the State-controlled warehouse. Quickly rose in responsibility and was given the opportunity to head all purchasing for non-raw material items. Eventually in charge of both procurement and all 3 warehouses with advanced wire-guided vehicles.
Redesigned the operations for 3 warehouses of this firm which, at the time, had recently sold for $1.4 billion.
Directed inventory management on the product flow of up to 50 trucks a day.
Oversaw procurement of approximately $500,000 a year of glass, caps, and labels in a Just-In-Time (JIT) environment.
Led, mentored, and developed up to 5 direct reports and 80 union employees on 3 shifts. Fruehauf Corp. Detroit, MI 1111999988885555 1111999999990000 With $500 million in revenue, Fruehauf manufactured and sold truck trailers, and other machinery and equipment.
Manager of International Sales / Import-Import -Export Manager / Dispatcheeeerrrr Dispatch / Rate Analyst Responsible to serve in a variety of roles of ever-increasing responsibility, while finishing my master’s degree. Worked in the company headquarters in downtown Detroit with 1100 people. As a dispatcher, directed up to 60 drivers. EDUCATION
Georgia Tech Te ch University Executive Master of Science AAAAttttlanta, lanta, GA 2222000011112222 School of Engineering International Logistics and Supply Chain Strategy
2.5-year program requiring 20-25 hours a week.
Traveled to Germany, Central America, India, Bangkok, and Singapore to study major supply chain organizations, first hand. Central Michigan University Master of Science ooooffff Administration (MSA) Mt Pleasant, MI 1111999988888888 General Administration
University of Michiiiiggggaaaannnn Mich Bachelor of General Study Business Ann Arbor, Arbor, MI 1111999988885555 CERTIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
APICS Certified Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)CPIM ) 1111999988884444 Global Standards One GS1 Operational Committee 2017 Present Grocery Manufacturers Association Vice Chairman of the Supply Chain Committee 2014 Present University of San Diego and Cal State San Marcos Supply Chain Advisory Board 2012 Present Cal State San Marcos Mentor for Supply Chain students 2014 2016 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals President of the CSCMP San Diego/Baja Round Table 2012 2015 APICS VP of Education for APICS Detroit Chapter 1987 1989 COMMUNITY SERVICE
Big Brothers / Big Sisters Big Brother
Cal State San Marcos Mentor for Supply Chain students Homeless Children Schooling Program Volunteer
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