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Supply Chain Management

Location:
Dallas, TX
Posted:
February 26, 2016

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RAMZI YANIS

** ********* ******* . ***** ****, Ontario M2L 1P7 647-***-**** actpjy@r.postjobfree.com PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Wal-Mart Canada Corporation, Supply Chain Mississauga, Ontario Supply Chain/ Direct Imports, Manager July 2015 – Present

Establish and maintain guidelines, expectations, and lead the team responsible for direct import fulfillment functions including purchase order creation and cycle management, inventory planning, purchase order tracking to DC receiving and flow plan creation

Develop and implement short, medium and long-term direct import fulfillment and inventory strategies to support the import growth objectives ensuring the cost effective and efficient flow of import merchandise

Develop, implement and accountable for inventory and fulfillment key performance metrics (DC in -stock, DC WOS, MAAP, fill rate), flow plan strategy, monthly DC receipts forecast, and import inventory levels for multiple departments to ensure product availability

Lead continuous improvement solutions through process and systems reengineering to support direct import growth

Partner with key stakeholders including logistics, merchandising, and onshore/ offshore global souring teams to ensure strategic alignment of business objectives, effective communication and feed back to drive continuous improvement in Supply Chain to better serve our customers

Supply Chain Inventory, Manager July 2012 – June 2015

Reduced liability inventory by more than 45% within 2 years through the development, training and change management efforts to bring the organization into adopting advanced tools and processes around inventory management

Developed and maintained annual Supply Chain budgets of $650 million - considering long term organization strategy and shorter term operational trends

Lead multiple business process re-engineering and improvement initiatives, such as KPI centralization and seasonal procurement methods, to drive the organization’s Supply Chain productivity and efficiency Loblaw Companies Ltd, Supply Chain Brampton, Ontario Supply Chain Analyst, Demand Planner June 2011 – July 2012

Planned and refined demand driven forecast for numerous categories to provide the highest forecast accuracy and align inventory levels with fluctuations in demand

Consistently maintained service level above 95% and inventory below stretch target for the vendors under responsibility

Supported the implantation of JDA Manugistics and acted as SME for system enhancements

Created and distributed various tools and reports using database management, to trends and opportunities to the Supply Chain teams

Instigated and led process improvement initiatives such as SKU Stratification and Dynamic Safety Stock to reduce MOQs and lead times for vendors across the company

Worked closely with vendors to achieve proper event management and volume planning to maximize supplier fill rate AMD (Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.); IT Application Supply Chain Systems Markham, Ontario Business Analyst - PEY Co-op Contract May 2009 – August 2010

Led optimization projects to find efficiencies in the supply chain, product lifecycle, and supporting workflows. The efficiencies reduced the pre-manufacturing phases from 2-3 days to only a few hours

Designed and re-engineered system interactions which in turn provided an intuitive interface for thousands of AMD employees globally to manage components of motherboards and graphic processors

Extracted and investigated performance data to expose new changes and updates in the system, constructed monthly reports to visibly represent information for potential users

Processed and tested around 600 unreleased parts such as embedded processors and other products initiated by the design team to ensure that the components fit within the internal s ystem and were released on time 2

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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Hale Coffee Company Toronto, Ontario

Co-founder February 2013 – Present

Built and developed a successfully growing specialty coffee roasting business along with two partners in Toronto

Established the sales & operations planning processes

Owned the strategic sourcing and procurement department, while leading the operational side of the business One Shot Productions Toronto, Ontario

Co-founder April 2007 – July 2010

Founded a not-for-profit company which designs and creates clothing for social, political and sports events. Contributed the proceeds to organizations and student foundations across the community.

Conducted analysis of potential markets and feasibility studies for candidate events taking place across the Greater Toronto Area.

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Applied Science & Engineering, University of Toronto September 2006 – May 2011 Undergraduate Industrial Engineer, Operations Research Specialization Thesis (Capstone Design Project), Canadian Tire Corporation September 2010 – April 2011

The simulation modeled Canadian Tire’s supply chain and distribution channels to allow for sensitivity analysis of current and hypothetical scenarios, such as tradeoff between their service level and offshore lead times for product delivery

Business Acceleration Certificate, Deloitte February 2011

Completed a series of courses offered by Deloitte executives to a select group of University of Toronto students on principles and case studies in project management, change management, and complex problem-solving Global Continuous Improvement Institute February 2014

Attained Lean - Six Sigma certification from the Global Continuous Improvement Institute COMMUNITY SERVICE

Sick Kids Hospital and Basma Foundation September 2010 Facilitator Toronto, Ontario

Basma Foundation is a Middle Eastern organization that is expanding its services, with the help of Sick Kids, to provide hospital services for youth diagnosed with Cancer

Translated and trained Basma team members to become familiar with Sick Kids’ medical protocols and policies that would be implemented in their newly expanded service offerings TECHNICAL SKILLS

Application Software: Microsoft: Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio (advanced level) Programming languages: SQL, AMPL, MQL and Java

Other Software: JDA Managustics, BICEPS, MicroStrategy, Eclipse, MATLAB, Minitab, SIMUL8, eMatrix, SAP and AR Remedy

EXTRACURRICULAR

Fluent in English and Arabic, conversational in Spanish and Serbo-Croatian

Participated in construction projects and experienced in handling heavy machinery

Worked while studying undergraduate as a front counter clerk, kitchen managing, cashier handling and Key holder

Team captain of the volley team, took my team to national finals and international tournaments for 4 years in a row

Avid snowboarding and soccer player, active in various Toronto wide soccer competitions



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