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Supply Chain Manager

Atlanta, GA
March 09, 2019

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Christopher Reynolds Barnett

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Decatur, GA 30033

Cell: 404-***-****



WIKA Instrument, Lawrenceville, GA

Supply Chain Manager – Inventory and Procurement – 09/2018 – 02/2019

Managed a team of five employees whose responsibilities included vetting and on-boarding potential vendors, managing vendor compliance, maintaining appropriate inventory levels, and placing and tracking purchase orders

Guided the procurement team and influenced suppliers to accept purchase prices to maximize margins

In a four month period, reduced inventory levels by $3.5m, without affecting stock levels, by reevaluating obsolete items and current minimum stocking guidelines

Forecast item production for manufacturing and procurement while maintaining a forecast error below 5% by utilizing sales history, headcounts in manufacturing cells, current market trends, and customer supplied forecasts

Developed a vendor compliance program stipulating on-time delivery expectations, overage and shortage issues, order frequency, and shipping label guidelines to ensure uniform expectations from vendors and increase warehouse operational efficiency

Senior Data Analyst - Finance and Controlling – 10/2015 – 02/2019

Built a bottom up pricing model for over thirty different product groups and presented minimum selling prices to the sales team for outside contract negotiations

Prepared revenue forecast on a per customer basis to determine company revenue and profitability and inform the sales team on the negotiable product mix prices

Collaborated with the executive leaders of the company’s five subsidiaries in order to plan, build, and mange yearly budgets totaling over $215m in revenue

Implemented and managed an in-house marginal costing cost accounting system to ensure correct allocations across over thirty different product groups in order to effectively track company profits

Coordinated and led weekly Sales & Operations Planning meetings which included the EVP of Sales and COO to ensure effective and productive communication and collaboration in regards to forecasts and current open orders

Reviewed and led data cleanup efforts on customers, vendors, and items for four separate subsidiary transitions onto a new ERP (Microsoft AX v6)

Analyzed key market segments to determine geographic locations of potential revenue in order to establish sales territories and manage hiring decisions for the sales department

On a weekly basis, built and maintained detailed Excel sales dashboards showcasing customer gross profitability, sales territory churn, potential opportunities, and past, current, and projected future revenues by salesperson, company, and individual products

Home Depot, Atlanta, GA

Sr. Logistics Analyst – Channel Management – 02/2015 – 10/2015

Prepared analyses on potential vendors and presented to merchants/ buyers identifying gross margins and profitability for the dotcom business

Managed new vendor setup from initial communication, through EDI and transportation systems, interdepartmental communication, and initial purchase orders until product had fully landed into the warehouse

Reviewed active SKUs and analyzed sales and inventory turns to determine in what locations to stock and whether to continue to stock

Initiated, managed, and completed Supplier Buying Agreements with new vendors

IPR Analyst – 10/2013 – 02/2015

Created accurate sales forecasts through collaboration with merchants and business partners

Managed parameters in order to effectively execute inventory replenishment to achieve target in-stock levels and inventory turns

Analyzed data in inventory, promotions, and sales to further improve planning processes and identify inefficient business processes

Recommended new strategies or strengthened existing strategies to improve inventory productivity

Drove sales through coordination with customer service, transportation, and distribution to promote more effective processes

Stokke, LLC, Atlanta, GA

Supply Chain Analyst/ Project Manager – 08/2011 – 10/2013

Forecast demand and planning for all products through the use of Lawson DMP

Procured packaging supplies from suppliers for baby products sold in North America

Implemented and managed new projects including packaging concepts and outsourcing, parcel and LTL shipment negotiation, and repair center consolidation and cost analyses

Conducted statistical analyses on a daily basis in order to improve supply chain processes and replace inefficient processes

Monitored inventory, built and maintained supplier relationships, and implemented new products using Lawson Smart Office

Controlled inventory levels through purchasing of product and management of physical counts

Managed vendor compliance

Supervised third party warehouse operations and third party repair centers

Set up vendor accounts with third party EDI providers and managed EDI transmissions

Werner Enterprises, Omaha, NE

Specialized Services Manager – 01/2008 – 04/2011

Traveled extensively nationwide into specific customers’ bases of operations in order to correct problems and maintain and/or improve customer relations through coordination of freight and revenue sharing programs

Negotiated rates with brokers in order to secure revenue producing backhauls for drivers

Managed up to five on-site employees

Strategized with a team or individually to devise a plan in order to efficiently and economically move freight from one point to another domestically and internationally

Planned and implemented decisions including but not limited to ensuring low operating ratios for individual accounts in order to maximize profits


Master of Business Administration, Auburn University at Montgomery

Completion Date: 08/2011

Bachelor of Science Economics, Minor in Supply Chain Management, Auburn University

Completion Date: 12/2004


ERP: Lawson Smart Office, Lawson DMP, Microsoft Dynamics AX

Application Systems: AS/400, SalesForce

Software: Microsoft Office, Outlook, World Ship, Citrix, Adobe Reader, Lotus Notes, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Maptitude, Halo Prism

Languages: HTML, SQL


Club: Toastmasters International

Chapter: Talking Aprons

Position Held: Sergeant-at-Arms, Treasurer

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