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Supply Chain Sales

Hernando, Mississippi, United States
August 28, 2018

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Audrey Read

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Global supply chain analyst with 20+ years of experience seeking an opportunity within a company to utilize planning skills.

Work Experience

Fred's Corporate Store Support Center, 2017-2018

Supply chain analyst/Buyer

●Identified critical data to provide MRP accurate planning requirements

●Communicated process improvement suggestions to executive team

●Analyzed inventory availability with production schedule to identify plan deviations

●Collaborated with marketing and sales team to ensure projection accuracy

●Prepared reporting template to aid merchants with work in process status for weekly meetings

●Prioritized production demands for replenishments

●Performed analytical inventory level reviews to determine product demand and identify reorder levels to ensure product availability and minimize inventory costs.

●Achieved and maintained inventory accuracy across systems and locations

●Lead forecast and inventory planning meetings with management team to communicate recommended sales forecasts and inventory goals

●Participated in vendor communication, provides purchase orders, while maintaining data integrity for shipping schedules.

●Conducted current and future forecasting analysis, insuring forecasting processes and methods are followed.

Competition Cams, Olive Branch, MS 2015-2017

Senior Technical Buyer/Planner - auto parts industry

●Provided purchase orders to vendors based on inventory requirements

●Identified critical product settings to provide MRP accurate planning requirements

●Communicated process improvement suggestions to executive team

●Implemented standard operating procedure documentation (SOP)

●Identified standard practices to maintain outline of supply chain standard operating procedures

●Collaborated with multiple key areas to identify and streamline practices

●Assisted logistics with transportation related support

●Developed opportunities for continuous improvement

●Utilized technical supply chain knowledge to implement and optimize planning tools

●Presented supply chain recommendations to multiple target audience

●Recommended forecasting adjustments based on inventory target levels along with demand changes in selling patterns and marketing trends

Landau Uniforms, Olive Branch, MS 2005 to 2015

Senior Supply Chain Analyst, Buyer

●Organized timeline based on project delivery dates for weekly supply chain meetings

●Identified project milestones based on program requirements to ensure critical availability dates

●Developed strategic projection plans to effectively reduce lead time

●Established supplier performance tracking metrics to identify key performance indicators (KPIs)

●Promoted high level of data integrity to maintain realistic inventory schedules

●Supported internal and external team members to achieve results

●Identified product safety stock targets to maintain inventory service level accuracy

●Identified metrics and established system constraints and critical requirements .

●Presented reporting statistics to executive team during weekly meetings

●Developed supply chain model to identify data trends

●Proven ability to reduce backorders from $100,000 to less than $10,000 with the use of supply chain methodology and providing a high level of projections

●Identified and recommend SKU rationalization initiatives in the future

●Conducted analysis to determine inventory errors and trends causing discrepancies to effectively solve inventory issues; while identifying root cause, and initiating procedure changes

●Prepared forecasting reports & discussed measurements to management by identifying forecast accuracy, inventory plan vs. targets, and inventory reconciliations

●Worked alongside staff leaders on continuous improvement of demand planning process.

Landau Uniforms, Olive Branch, MS. 2002-2005

Senior Forecasting Analyst/Master Production Planner & Scheduler

●Prepared & published master production schedules

●Conducted data reviews to provide optimal inventory coverage

●Identified trends and sales deviations to prioritize production schedules with global suppliers

●Communicated transportation and logistics to vendors

●Developed key performance indicators (KPIs) based on benchmarks for account base

●Conducted advanced analytics to validate purchase order requirements

●Maintained critical settings within planning system database

●Planned capacity requirements for production lines

●Scheduled production for global manufacturing vendors

●Researched issues and resolved problems proactively


●Associates Business Administration, Northwest Mississippi, Senatobia, MS

Minored in Supply Chain

May 1995

●Microsoft applications course(a) certified, Northwest Mississippi, Olive Branch, MS

Word, Excel, pivot tables


●Software Skills: MRP (Material Requirement Planning), AX, AS400, TXTPLAN, ERP, SAP, BI (Business Intelligence Reporting tool)

Office Applications: Microsoft Excel, Word, Pivot Tables, Powerpoint, Access


●Lauren Brown, Senior Buyer at Competition Cams, 901-***-****,

●Cori Otto, Key Account Coordinator at Landau Uniforms, 662-***-****,

●Tammy Byrd, Material Planner at TCI automotive, 662-***-****,

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