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Sales Microsoft Office

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United States
Posted:
January 09, 2017

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MARNIKA HOWELL

Objective

A challenging and rewarding Logistics/Supply Chain Operations position within an organization where prior experience, personal ability, and a commitment to professionalism would be of value and where the position will allow for continued personal and professional growth commensurate with achievement.

Education

2009-2012 University of Memphis BS Supply Chain Management/ Project Management

2003-2005 Northwest Community College Associate Degree Business Management

2013 Memphis APICS

Software Knowledge

BANN

SAP

Microsoft Office

Outlook

Xelus

Work Experience

Milwaukee Tool Present

Inventory and Planning Supervisor

Led the Operations portion of the S&OP process, directly resulting in a 47% improvement in on time delivery to 96% and while improving inventory turns 17%.

Developed a "plan, do, check, act" supplier management system that utilized scorecards, running action item lists (R.A.I.L) and business review to improve supplier on time delivery to 98%.

Implemented a process that coordinated purchasing and supplier activity with the production schedule, leading to an 80% reduction in part shortages.

Created capacity planning model to improve visibility for production capacity, eliminating sales allocations during a period of high growth and realized over $20M in additional sales over the final two months of 2015.

Implemented visual Kanban system for raw material inventory, improving inventory accuracy by 22%.

Led team that negotiated price reductions by leveraging volume that realized $5.3M savings on corrugated purchases, a 6% reduction over prior year pricing.

Milwaukee Tool 2013-2015

Supply and Demand Planner

Managed multi-million dollar inventory of over MW annually through demand forecasting and supply planning.

Developed monthly demand plan for 3 manufacturing sites meeting all domestic and international sales requirements

Developed appropriate inventory level targets, improved inventory turns, and communicated inventory status to senior management.

Determined purchasing requirements and issued Purchase Orders to suppliers.

Led weekly meetings with suppliers resolving product availability issues to achieve manufacturing goals.

Measured forecast accuracy and suggested corrective actions to Sales

Analyzed product availability and recommended product allocation to Sales and Order Management

Reduced salvage and improved time-to-market

Collaborated with Product Development on new product introduction managing product life-cycle transitions

Flextronics International Memphis, TN 2011 to 2013

Planner/Buyer

Reviewed MRP messages for finished Items, checked availability of components and issued work orders

Worked with Warehouse and Production personnel to ensure correct orders were pulled and run to meet Customer demand

Reviewed “Open Order Report” and scheduled work centers according to Customer

Reviewed MRP messages for Purchased items and placed Purchase Orders

Contacted Suppliers on Expedites and Past Due and also made changes to Purchase Orders

Work with Receiving Department on discrepancies, Work with Accounting Department on invoicing and cost problems and help pull customer orders as required

Support customer’s business needs using standard process were possible and customized solutions where necessary. Collaborate with Purchasing Manager to determine best approach to meet customers’ needs

Make sourcing decisions for EOL and LTB items based on the overall cost and benefit including price, freight, service performance, and quality

Collaborate with team members to monitor, track, and provide feedback on supplier’s performance for continuous improvement

Assist in driving negotiations with suppliers; supplier vendor agreements, credit compliance report analysis.

Sent RFI and RFP to supplier to make changes to their product.

Jabil Corporation Memphis, TN 2010 to 2011

Planner Intern

Developed an inventory buffer strategy.

Created Production Schedule for 2 production lines.

Resolved shortage issues with purchasing staff

Improved communication, inventory planning, manufacturing, capacity planning, and material planning

Increased profitability and logistics planning by developing and maintaining MPS forecast

Worked with Quality to ensure all parts received FAI approval in order to shipped on-time.

Collaborated with Production and Purchasing to provide firm commit dates to Customers.



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