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25 years of Total Supply Chain, from Order to Cash (End to End).

Location:
Greensboro, NC, 27407
Salary:
150K
Posted:
August 02, 2020

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Hamid Etezadkhah

**** ********** ***** ******: 336-***-****

Greensboro, NC 27407 ade022@r.postjobfree.com

Career Summary

Accomplished Vice President with over 25 years total supply chain operations experience and knowledge in domestic and international environments. Proven track record of increasing responsibilities with fast track public and private companies involved with furniture, consumer electronics and retail. Extensive experience in both Contract and Retail business management.

Supply Chain Qualifications

Multi-Site Planning & Forecasting International MFG. Operations Demand & Supply Management

Domestic & International Planning Purchasing & Global Sourcing Sales and Operations Planning

Customer Service Operations Consulting Inventory Optimization & Risk Management

Professional Experience

VP, Global Demand Planning and Forecasting

Stanley Furniture, High Point NC. May 2018-May 2020

Reporting to US President, directs US and Asia demand planning, forecasting and purchasing operations by aligning demand and supply in support of customer’s on time shipment from all distribution channels. Accountable to internal and external stakeholders for providing a flow of goods that maximizes sales opportunities while protecting the assets of the company.

Accomplishments:

Defined and developed key customers demand profiles for both tactical and strategic horizons.

Developed and executed models of supply distribution to satisfy key customers desired service levels.

Optimized inventory investments across domestic and Asia warehouses while ensuring customer orders on time shipments.

Managed Asian factories production schedules in support of desired customer service.

Held monthly S&OP meeting with all cross functional business owners to lock in one base plan for ERP execution.

Collaborated monthly with product development to optimize in line active skus and to obsolete non-performing skus.

Director, International Demand Planning and Forecasting

Stanley Furniture, High Point NC. Oct 2010-Apr. 2018

Reporting to CEO, directs US and Asia demand planning, forecasting and purchasing operations by aligning demand and supply in support of customer’s on time shipment from three distribution channels.

Accomplishments:

Defined, developed, negotiated, and executed Direct Container shipment distribution channel from Asian factories resulting in 20% demand increase in 1Q 2011 due to advantageous pricing strategy for customers.

Led the strategy and decision criteria regarding the purchase of an ERP system capable of handling mixed business models, domestic manufacturing and imported goods.

Led and collaborated with multifunctional units in development of S&OP process across all business areas.

Achieved 30 days reduction of lead time by introducing and supplying forecasted demand for selected sku with long lead time procurement cycle.

Assigned ABC sku inventory profile along with appropriate safety stock directly linked to service level objectives.

Director, Supply Chain Domestic & International Planning

Aspenhome Furniture, Phoenix, Arizona Aug 2009-Aug 2010

Reported to Executive Vice President Supply Chain and Operations. Responsible for total demand planning and forecasting operations by aligning demand and supply in support of customer’s on time shipment from all channels of distributions.

Accomplishments:

Achieved supply chain cost savings of $5M through moving bedroom manufacturing from China to Vietnam.

Developed and implemented centralized planning and replenishment, including sales and operations planning process.

Increased inventory turns from 3 to 5 and in-stock service levels from 70% to 93% by improving inventory management and collaborative forecasting.

Reduced slow moving sku by 1/3 in collaborative partnership with Sales and managing first PO investments without sales history (Risk management of New Product Introductions).

Director, Supply Chain/Operations Planning

CR Home Incorporated, Lincolnton, North Carolina Jun 2007-Sep 2008

Reported to Senior Vice President Supply Chain and Operations. Led strategy for the integration of three independently operating companies. Responsible for worldwide planning, purchasing and customer service operations.

Accomplishments:

Achieved supply chain cost savings of $3M through operational consolidation and shared services.

Developed and implemented centralized planning and replenishment, including sales and operations planning process.

Increased in-stock service levels from 85% to 96.5% by improving inventory management and collaborative forecasting.

Restructured two manufacturing operations into quick-turn assembly operations which increased profit margin by 10 points.

Director of Inventory Management and Replenishment

Thomasville Furniture Industries, Thomasville, North Carolina Sep 1996-Jun 2007

Reported to the Senior Vice President of Supply Chain and Operations. Responsible for worldwide inventory forecasting to include demand planning, purchasing, multi-distribution centers, inventory management and replenishment.

Accomplishments:

Successfully directed Logility Voyager demand planning and inventory optimization software across three FBN companies.

Restructured planning organization in support of import and distribution business model resulting 95% on time shipment.

Improved in-stock service level from 88% to 95% through more effective demand planning and collaborative forecasting.

Director, Program Management

IBM Corporation, Charlotte North Carolina Feb 1982-Sep 1996

Reported to Executive Vice President of Operations, responsible for total program management of Industrial Computers and Data Collection lines with $45M annual sales budget.

Accomplishments:

Transferred a product line from Raleigh to Charlotte resulting in 33% cost reduction, 40% demand forecast accuracy increase and 98% on time shipment. Achieved profitability within three months post transfer.

Achieved 95% on time shipments to customers and increased inventory turns from 3.5 to 6.0 per year.

Led migration of European Materials Requirement Planning Logistics System resulting in a 40 day planning cycle reduction across IBM US plants.

Defined, developed, and implemented business processes that resulted in 50% headcount reduction while consolidating 30% workload.

Education

University of South Carolina, School of Business Management, Columbia, South Carolina – M.B.A. Business Administration

University of Tehran, School of International Business Studies, Tehran, Iran – M.I.B.S. Master of International Business

Iranzamin College, School of Business Management, Tehran, Iran – B.S. in Business Management, Minor in Economics



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