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Manager Supply Chain

Buffalo, South Carolina, 29321, United States
January 11, 2017

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Deanna M. Knox

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Phone: 864-***-****

Alt Phone: 864-***-****

Ability Summary

Seasoned and versatile management professional with expertise in all areas of Supply Chain and Operations. Proven acumen in the development of departmental policies and procedures. Skilled in analyzing business needs and creating effective solutions that result in maximized efficiency and increased revenue. Exceptional interpersonal capabilities with the ability to cultivate relationships with clients, staff and senior executives. Demonstrated expertise in planning, designing and implementing departmental infrastructure. Strong operations management skills gained within fast-paced environments.

Employment History

Supply Chain Planner

02/2014 - current

Himatsingka formerly DWI HOLDINGS INC

5675 N Blackstock Rd, Spartanburg, SC

Review historical trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical analysis and evaluate forecast results.

Interact with sales, marketing and business development to understand demand forecast drivers and plan new product launches.

Collaborate with suppliers to ensure on-time arrival of products, while maintaining profitability through shipping modes that produce positive margins. SAP and AS400 experience. Proficient with Excel, Word, and Access.

Strategic Sourcing Manager

12/2011 - 02/2014

Confluence Watersports

575 Mauldin Rd, Greenville, SC

Responsible for global ownership of Strategic Sourcing and Category Management activities for facilities/professional services spend categories. Responsible for oversight of day-to-day activities of Accessories Buyer when required. Reported to the Director of Operations and Planning and worked closely with Procurement, Operations, Vendors, and Internal Customers at Confluence Watersports. MRP experience via MFG/PRO. Experience with Pentaho and MRP/MFG PRO.

Purchasing Manager

07/1988 - 12/2011

Simplicity Creative Group

6050 Dana Way, Nashville, TN

Responsible for all aspects of Procurement process including intent to purchase, financial approval of procurement through delivery of product, finished packaging requirements by collection, and global & inland transportation all while considering vendor social and security compliance. Met daily operational objectives and functions of the business unit under my supervision. SAP,, and AS400 experience.

Education and Training

Issuing Institution



Course of Study

Columbia Southern

Orange Beach, Al.

Bachelor's Degree


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