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Supply Chain Manager/Director

Location:
Breckenridge, CO
Salary:
100000
Posted:
October 16, 2020

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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Highly skilled, F&B focused, Supply Chain and Operations leader with

a passion for the outdoors. Has consistently delivered results to drive cost savings, efficient planning processes and supply chain improvements in lean, growth-focused companies. Creative problem solving, compassionate leadership and "refuse-to-lose" mentality contributes to high functioning, collaborative supply chain teams. Skilled in analytics, negotiation, strategic decision making and team leadership, enhanced by over 9 years of experience in supply chain in fast-paced, multi-national company environments.

WORK HISTORY

Director, Global Supply Chain and Procurement, 08/2014 to Current Garrett Brands LLC, Chicago, IL

Address : Dillon, CO 80435

Phone : 630-***-****

Email : adg1fz@r.postjobfree.com

SKILLS

KEY

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

2014 - 2015 (SC Analyst/Sr.

Analyst)

2016 (SC Manager)

CHRISTOPHER

GALAT

Hired as Supply Chain Analyst, promoted 5 times in 6 years. Became Director in 2019

Led a global team of four supply chain professionals in both the United States and Singapore, supporting both Garrett Popcorn Shops and Frango brands

Responsible for management of all global direct materials and logistics spend categories, global sales and operations planning activities and material requirements planning activites

Aligned departmental strategy with C-level organizational leadership, including company owner and CEO, to best position the Garrett Supply Chain to accommodate aggressive e-commerce and retail growth, grow company bottom line and EBITDA

Delivered 1-4% in annual cost savings to company's total addressable spend each year (2015-2019) through strategic sourcing of direct materials, MRO and logistics categories; helped fuel aggressive company growth during that time period

Led supply chain representation in steering committee for all new market entries in US and foreign markets

Intimate working knowledge of S&OP, supply planning, demand planning and inventory management. Developed and implemented Garrett's global S&OP processes

Led the offshoring of certain direct materials to efficiently and cost effectively supply Garrett outlets across various US and SE Asia markets

Drives value via "best fit" cost

savings, efficiencies and process

improvements

• Expansive vendor network

Super-user of SAP, PowerBI,

Oracle NetSuite ERP

Excellent team leader, trainer and

on-boarding specialist

Not afraid to "roll up the sleeves"

and "get into the weeds"

Global 3PL, goods movement and

broadline foodservice network

strategist

Harmonious understanding of

Supply Chain's impact to other

business verticals

Expert-level Excel analytics and

modeling

Strong in negotiating, budgeting

and understanding of business

P&L

Created planning and forecasting

models that paved the way for the

implementation of Garrett's global

S&OP and MRP processes

Transitioned US direct material to

generate $600k in Y1 savings

Negotiated export subsidies for

critical global raw material,

generating $100k in savings

annually for APAC businesses

Sourced and onboarded

white-glove call center to support

Customer Experience team

Analyst, Indirect Procurement, 04/2013 to 08/2014

The Hillshire Brands Company, Chicago, IL

Materials Analyst, 07/2012 to 04/2013

The Hillshire Brands Company, Chicago, IL

Customer Service Account Manager, 01/2011 to 07/2012 The Hillshire Brands Company, Chicago, IL

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Integrated Marketing Communications, 2009 Illinois State University - Normal, IL

Operations Management And Information Systems

Northern Illinois University - DeKalb, IL

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Professional references available upon request.

2017 (SC Manager)

2018 (Associate Director of SC)

2019 (Associate Director of SC)

2020 (Director of SC)

Led various RFx events, cost savings initiatives, spend analytics projects in marketing and professional services categories

• Drove $1MM in cost savings via payable transition project Provided spend and supply analytics, managed day-to-day vendor relationships and inventory of IQF vegetable, IQF fruit, nuts, spice blends

Drove $500K in savings due to vendor changes in Nut and IQF Apple and Cherry categories

Managed order-to-cash cycle, bracket compliance and day-to-day customer communications with over 35 midwest and southeast retail and foodservice distributor accounts

Completed coursework towards Bachelor's in Operations Management and Information Systems in Fall 2011

Onboarded new supply chain team

in Hong Kong and traveled

extensively to South China and SE

Asia to finalize offshore vendor

negotiations

Negotiated Garrett's small parcel

agreement and major critical

proprietary material resulting in

over $3MM in savings over a 3 year

period

Integrated Frango Chocolates

brand into the Garrett Supply

Chain

Lived in Hong Kong for 5 month

period to onboard new supply

chain team members after office

restructuring

Transitioned Singapore-based 3PL

resulting in SGD 250,000 in Y1

savings

Assumed duties of Senior Vice

President of Operations during her

4 month maternity leave beginning

November 2018

Analyzed and negotiated small

parcel contract, generating a

projected $1.5MM in savings in

three year period

Transitioned critical proprietary

material to new supplier after a

near supply disruption, resulting in

$60K in Y1 savings

Onboarded new US Supply Chain

team

Implemented new protocols to limit

non-essential spend and help

manage cash flow in wake of

COVID-19 pandemic

Worked through various COVID-19

related supply issues to ensure

supply continuity for business

Fast-tracking savings projects to

generate $500,000 in Y1 savings



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