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Sr. Supply Chain Analyst - Foreign Trade

Minneapolis, MN
April 27, 2014

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Leah D. Peterson

*** ****** **. ****** *****, MI 49014 H: 269-***-**** C: 269-***-****

Kellogg Company – Sr. Supply Chain Analyst Foreign Trade - March 2013 - Current

Managing, streamlining & creating the documentation for Kellogg international exports.

Current Job

Focusing on the Pringles integration, which tripled Kellogg ocean exports, to continue to ship

Profile Pringles to over 80 countries. Supporting order management, export documentation, supplier

payments, & international growth. Writing new S&OP’s as new processes are formed. Work

with government agencies such as the FDA, Department of Agriculture & USDA to obtain

documents such as health certificates and free sales.

Grow Kellogg’s export business as the gatekeeper Work in cross functional teams,

Key Skills/

for approving new products into over 80 countries such as quality & legal

Responsibilities Drive continuous financial savings ideation, Cross trained within foreign

2014 target of $100,000 in savings for documentation trade team members, including

Team lead for managing Kellogg’s Pringles Latin America &

promotional & licensed contracts database & Middle East order management

communicating results with all foreign regions Acquisition of Pringles

Interact with a diverse team of individuals in over 7 integration support, took part

Kellogg regions daily including the Caribbean, in “success room”

Central America, Asia, Australia, Europe, & the Support “Symphony” SAP

Middle East. systems upgrade

CEVA Logistics & DAMCO onsite Kellogg Company


Foreign Trade Export Coordinator May 2011 -March 2013


Managed customer orders, created bookings and scheduled export shipments for the Kellogg

Caribbean/Puerto Rico market, Guatemala, Pricesmart, & Colombia for dry, canned & frozen

products. 90 Million in sales annually. Single point of contact for these regions for orders,

pricing, marketing questions & product inquiries.

Responsible for processing & shipping all international sample orders and package flats (order

entry, created customs invoices, scheduled pickups, after shipment follow up)

*Kellogg Caribbean received vendor of the year award from Sam’s Club for 2012

Ensured case fill Target 100%, minimum container utilization of 96%

Executed cost savings opportunities

Drove customer growth, setup new customers & new countries

Superior customer service to other Kellogg markets & customers

Processed Daily Intercompany pricing Exception report

Managed multiple priorities/projects at once

Liaison between Warehouse/Carriers/Kellogg/International Kellogg regions

Prepared customs documents - invoices, health certificates, technical data sheets

Spherion onsite at the Kellogg Company

Compliance Auditor April 2011-May 2011

Ensured compliance with imports into the US. Auditing of broker invoices and paperwork.

Aarons Sales & Lease

Sales Manager May 2010 – April 2011

Directed sales staff & delivery drivers, scheduled delivery appointments, met daily/monthly

targets for growth, communicated between store management and district managers,

processed applications for leasing, set daily priorities for sales team, resolved issues with

leased merchandise, customer service, and data entry. Handle d many urgent demands daily.

Effectively managed 1100 active customers

Trained through Aarons University as Sales Pro Certified

Responsible for Store Marketing (business to business, door to door, calls, mailings)

The Den Party Store

Assistant Store Manager August 2005 – May 2010

5 years of managerial experience, managing a team of 5-7 employees a day, staff of 25.

Responsible for opening/closing the store, inventory counting, cashiering, stocking, theft

prevention, customer service & documenting employee compliance

Trained new employees/managers & interviewed prospective employees

Additional Lean Training Course Series (Kaizen events, Process Mapping, 5 S’s, 7 wastes, RACI)

Training 2011

Monthly Foreign Trade Training sessions on import/export compliance and

procedures (Anti-boycott, Country of Origin Marking, Antidumping, EEI & AES

Filing, Customs Value) 2012

US Customs & Development Training course by Customs & Trade Solutions Inc. –

HTS/Schedule B January 31st, 2014

Visio Training 2012

US Census Bureau Webinar - Understand Export Regulations September 24th, 2013

US Census Bureau Webinar - Understand Export Regulations September 10th, 2013

Webinar : Easier, Faster and more Accurate HS Classifications for Multiple Countries

October 3rd, 2012

Customs Bonds 101 webinar July 25th, 2012

Export Compliance Webinar April 5th, 2012


Groups KMERG – Kellogg Multinational Employee Resource Group

WOK – Women of Kellogg


Western Michigan University Bachelor of Business Administration December 2009

Major: Business Management Minors: Communication & General Business

Key courses: Business Computing, Multi-media Publication and Design/Imaging, Marketing,

Interpersonal Communications, Business Process Productivity & Quality, Managing

ERP/SAP systems, Informational, Business, & Creative Writing, Human Resource

Management, Accounting I,II & Statistics, Business Management

College Activities: Student Entertainment Team Advertising/Marketing Lead

Event coordinating, planning, organizing and running events. Advertised for upcoming

events, updated website, designed brochures and table tents


Dean's Scholarship for Western Michigan University

Jane Ulmer Memorial Scholarship for Community Service

Michigan Merit Award MEAP

Dean's List for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement in the Haworth College of Business ‘08

Extensive SAP experience, Visio, Advanced in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook,


OneNote, SharePoint, Internet, Blue Workflow Online (for packaging designs)


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