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Material Planner, Inventory Management, Analyzing, Negotiating.

Ogden, UT
October 15, 2019

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Richard Hudson

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Farr West, UT ***04


Educational Achievements:

Completed Bachelor’s degree (MOL) with George Fox University.

Career Highlights:

** ***** ** **perience in Production Planning/Scheduling.

10 years of experience in Distribution, Shipping and Receiving and Inventory Management.

2 years of Supervisory experience

20+ years officiating high school sports

Professional Experience:


Senior Planning Specialist

Responsible for releasing travelers for production and communicating to Round Products the requirements for tubes. Tracking WIP through the shop and coordinating weekly lab testing and shipping of tubes to support our customer’s requirements. Review monthly the 18-month plan and approve each month and managing the monthly level load of production.

BAYER CROPSCIENCE Parma, ID 2013 - 2017

Supply Chain Specialist

Developed monthly availability reviews to determine requirements and met with Sales, Production, Processing, and QA to review questions and resolve issues. Track vegetable seeds from production through conditioning; schedule work orders to treat seeds and to pack into finished configurations. Discuss with Marketing and Sales appropriate levels of inventory for sales. Work with dealers to properly maintain inventory at their facility through inventory maintenance. Work with QA to update and keep current quality results on packaging

JR SIMPLOT COMPANY Boise, ID 2002 - 2013

Deployment Analyst/Scheduler

Schedule four co-pack facilities using the Aspen Tech scheduling tool; meet weekly with facility scheduler to prioritize and line load SKU’s, as well as meeting with purchasing, deployment and sales to resolve shortages and sales demand changes. Manage the weekly production results by meeting with the plants to determine root cause for variances against the schedule, as well as directing rework of bulk and finished products. Provide monthly charts to track production results. Move bulk product as needed to production facilities. Monthly meetings with sales to adjust forecast.

HEWLETT PACKARD COMPANY (Manpower Professional) Boise, ID 2001 - 2002

Inventory Specialist LaserJet Planner

At two international and two US distribution centers, I had responsibility for resupplying inventory. Based on inventory targets, produced a rolling 12-month schedule monthly of projected usage. Supervised in-transit shipments identified and administered all key deliveries. I met regularly with supplier to ensure schedule compliance, based on availability of inventory.

Intermec Technologies Corp. Everett, WA 1999 - 2001

Demand Analyst / Material Planner

Successfully directed and trained others in proper kitting and proper product management of converted floor inventory. Scheduled production of handheld devices and printers and met with manufacturing, marketing, sales, and engineering daily to resolve production issues. Maintained and demand planned appropriate inventory levels of OEM Data Capture group. To ensure product availability, met daily with procurement and operations management.


Worked for the K-Mart Corporation in the mid-1980’s as an assistant manager, where I had responsibilities to direct employees on work assignments, like stocking shelves, putting up displays, and supervising cashiers.

Took the lead in the daily operations meeting.

Trained employees to the current company procedures on inventory control, scrap, and cycle count processes.

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