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Manager Supply Chain

Griffith, IN
April 22, 2020

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Frank Marchionni, CPIM

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Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411



Seeking a rewarding and challenging position in supply/demand planning that requires a strong background in MRP, forecasting, CRP, master planning, DRP, inventory management, MS Office Applications, and data mining; as well as excellent quantitative and analytical skills. Interested in landing a position that would continually provide for opportunities to take on additional responsibility in a high-energy team-oriented environment.


Master of Business Administration, February 2001

Illinois Institute of Technology, Stuart School of Business, Chicago, Illinois

Concentration: Management Science

GPA.: 3.69/4.00

Bachelor of Business

Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois

Concentration: Finance

APICS (CPIM) Certification, October 2017

Microsoft Office Specialist (MS Excel), February 2007


December 2014 to present

Patriot Gaming & Electronics Inc., Griffith, Indiana

Director, Materials Management

Oversee all forecasting, finished goods inventory planning, procurement, inventory control, and product master file entry and maintenance activities utilizing Intuit’s QuickBooks Pro 2019. These duties include updating the forecast monthly, forecast analysis and maintenance, daily review and execution of suggested purchase action messages, new products sourcing and value analysis, and identifying and managing slow moving/obsolete inventory.

Created a Stock vs. Non-Stock finished goods inventory program.

Created a focus forecasting system (4 models) in MS Excel, based on a rolling 36 months of demand history. The tool calculates a monthly forecast for each of the company’s Stock items. The forecast is updated monthly, and adjustments are maintained daily.

Developed purchasing reports for both Stock and Non-Stock items utilizing MS Excel and Access. The reports are updated daily and serve as working documents in managing the organizations’ procurement and finished goods inventory planning activities.

Stock item availability increased from 77.0% to 93.1%.

June 2012 to December 2014

Anvil International, Tinley Park, Illinois

Sr. Inventory Planner

Responsible for analyzing and adjusting sales forecasts utilizing Logility’s demand planning and forecasting system. Responsible for distribution requirements planning (DRP) five domestic regional service centers and two satellite outside warehouses. Responsible for reviewing and adjusting finished good safety stock levels and order quantities.

Streamlined the semi-annual ABC Reclassification process utilizing MS Excel and Access.

Streamlined the weekly Inventory Position/Expediting Reports utilizing MS Excel.

Streamlined the weekly DRP vs. Commitment Report utilizing MS Excel.

March 2008 to June 2012

Bagcraft Papercon/Packaging Dynamics, Chicago, Illinois

Supply Chain Manager

Responsible for managing all supply chain functions for the Chicago plant utilizing Computer Associates’ PRMS MRP II software, run on AS-400. These duties include capacity requirements planning (CRP), master production scheduling (MPS), shop floor scheduling, material planning, DRP, inventory control, and all physical distribution activities.

Developed a CRP report utilizing MS Excel and Access that calculates total run hours and setup hours in weekly buckets for each production line and department, by item; the tool helped with the scheduling effort in level loading, determining manning requirements, and determining OT requirements.

As owner of the long-term capacity planning process, participated on a team with plant management personnel in managing forecast-to-capacity by production line, assigning product primary sourcing, and maintaining product run rates and setup times.

Developed a DRP report utilizing MS Excel and Access that served as a daily working document in planning replenishment orders from four of Bagcraft’s subsidiary plants. The report incorporated all of the traditional DRP exceptions, including create order, increase/decrease quantity, expedite/de-expedite, and cancel.

Reduced finished goods inventory from $6.1MM to $4.3MM.

March 2007 to September 2007

Winpak Portion Packaging, South Chicago Heights, Illinois

Materials Manager

Responsible for managing all plant and outside warehouse supply chain functions utilizing Movex MRP II software. These duties include CRP, MPS, shop floor scheduling, material planning, product master file maintenance, product structure and routing maintenance, and all physical distribution activities.

Developed an MPS report utilizing MS Excel and Access that served as a daily working document; the report also calculated load-to-capacity by production line/product family which helped in determining manning by shift.

Responsible for creating and managing an internal KANBAN program in support of plastic regrind usage.

October 2001 to March 2007

United States Can Company (acquired by Ball Corporation, March 2006), Elgin, Illinois

Supply Chain Manager, Central Planning (May 2002 to March 2007)

Responsible for managing product sourcing and capacity requirements planning for four lithography facilities, utilizing MAPICS’ SCM advanced planning and scheduling software, and ASI MRP II software, run on AS-400. Responsible for master production scheduling the company’s can assembly plant in Danville, Illinois. Responsible for supporting the supply chain organization by driving change through the development of high performing systems and manufacturing processes.

Improved on-time delivery performance at Danville from 84% to 92%.

Participated on teams that implemented Kanban programs at three plants, as part of the company’s Lean Manufacturing initiative.

The reports created while scheduling the Burns Harbor litho facility were submitted to IT as a project, to have created systemically for the scheduling effort at all four litho facilities.

Materials Manager (October 2001 to May 2002)

Responsible for managing all supply chain management functions for US Can’s lithography facility at Burns Harbor, Indiana. These duties include material planning of raw steel releases, shop floor scheduling for the press, coater, and coil lines, inventory control, shipping, receiving, item master file maintenance, and BOM and routing maintenance.

Developed scheduling reports for steel coil cutting, coating, and litho processes.

Improved on-time delivery performance from 78–82% to 92–94%.

Reduced inventory from $1.7MM to $1.1MM; inventory turns increased from 18 to 26.


Strong working knowledge of MS Office 2016 (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word); extensive experience with several data query/report writing tools, including Crystal Reports, InfoMaker, FUSION, and MRC.

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