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Manager Sap

Greenville, SC
March 23, 2021

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**** ******** ****** 956-***-****

Anderson, SC

Objective To work for a progress-oriented company that will allow me to use my 30+ years of material planning, inventory management, and purchasing experience to improve the quality of the company.

June 2010 to present BMW Manufacturing LLC

Lead Material Control Specialist

Project lead for Material Planning TX-121

Serve as the proxy for the department Section Manager

SAP Key User for our Material Control department

Train new hires and Mexican planners

Maintain Vendor Master Data in SAP

Key user for the CCB (Change Control Board) for entire department

Planner selected from Spartanburg for Global Planning Project

Efficiently ensure the on-time delivery of quality parts to support production

Perform basic data processing and parameter administrations in the material planning system in SAP

Support on going series production, parts run in and run out (ECP), and processing of technical changes – within this scope is the minimization of obsolescence

Maintain and analyze monthly supplier ratings

Initiate corrective actions with suppliers which require escalation

Control supplies and stocks by timely planning the correct quantity of parts while at the same time optimizing the stock on hand

Participate in the development of Supply Chain Quality tools for ongoing supplier performance developments

Participate in Logistic Process Analyses (LOPA)

Participate in problem solving for supplier development (8D process)

Serve as the main contact for Procurement, Engineering and other logistic departments

Serve as the main contact for all assigned suppliers and transportation partners

Department key user for SCQ and LPKM processes

Visit suppliers when deemed necessary to secure BMW production volumes

February 2010 to June 2010 Hoerbiger Automotive

Production Planner (contract)

Ensure all customer releases are transmitted via EDI correctly and timely

Account for the management of inventory cycle counts, transfers, postings, etc

Manage scrap entries in SAP

Maintain return to vendor transactions in SAP

First point of contact for all OEM customers

Review bill of materials for accuracy

Proxy for Operations Manager

Lead daily production meetings

Ensure SAP demand is correct so that buyer/planner sends out accurate releases

Coordinate and lead physical inventory

Proxy for shipping/receiving clerk

January 2008 to January 2010 Faurecia Automotive Seating

Material Planner

Ensured suppliers of purchased raw goods were managed to the highest standards of delivery, cost, and quality performance as to require minimum inventory levels

Provided effective leadership to actively develop and coach other team members

Interface with suppliers to minimize past dues and eliminate the gap between order request date and delivery date

Managed assigned commodities by communicating MRP changes to the suppliers, minimizing obsolete inventories while achieving the optimum inventory levels

Maintained a consistent supply process that maximized delivery, performance and inventory utilization

Worked closely with our warehouse team to ensure receiving discrepancies are identified and corrected on a timely basis

Entered all receipts into QAD in a timely basis and follow up on any discrepancies

Maintained the supplier database to provide feedback to our suppliers as to their key performance indicators on a monthly basis

Monitored supply and demand imbalances and communicated/escalated as appropriate

Identified continuous improvement opportunities in forecasting, planning and execution of the demand/supply plan

Participated and provided data for both the pre-SOP and executive SOP meeting process

Participated in the BMW Core team during a volatile supplier situation

July 2007 to December 2007 Plastic Osmium

BMW Production Scheduler

I was responsible for making the daily production schedule for the paint line

Carried out necessary follow-up and expediting activities to ensure delivery as required

Prepared internal shortage reports

Ensured the availability of materials in the supply chain, as scheduled, and the maintenance of inventory at minimum acceptable levels

Sorted, posted and filed inventory records and production schedules

Prepared shop orders and reviewed stock records to determine stock status against projected requirements

Performed clerical tasks in the production control function

November 2006 to June 2007 Benteler Automotive


Evaluated and acted upon the MRP requirements and Kanban levels for assigned commodities

Generated and adjusted supplier releases to support production schedules

Effectively communicated areas of concern to appropriate departments, individuals and/or suppliers

Monitored inventory through cycle counting

Maintained, input and adjusted records or transactions to ensure system validity

Objectively measured and communicated supplier performance to support supply chain continuous improvement efforts

Interfaced with Quality, Purchasing and Engineering to resolve quality and/or delivery issues

Maintained purchasing files, logs and related records as needed

March 2006 to August 2006 Prysmian Power Cables and Systems


As the buyer, my main responsibility was to purchase, plan and schedule movement of raw materials, parts, and components through production and inventory process

I followed up on orders placed, verified deliveries and maintained the necessary records of material movement throughout manufacturing

I coordinated and followed up with production, warehouse and engineering personnel to ensure the appropriate procurement; scheduling and movement of materials were met within the specified time frame

As the production planner, my main responsibility was to ensure production schedules were readily available and that corresponding shop orders had been created and released to the shop floor so that production was able to flow without any interruptions

I had to maintain priorities to ensure customer deliveries were met within the specified time frame.

May 2005 to March 2006 Robert Bosch Corporation, Anderson, SC

Logistics Specialist (Contract)

As a logistics specialist, I was responsible for analyzing the master schedule and determining which components to procure in order to achieve the weekly schedule on a timely basis

I monitored my suppliers to ensure they were meeting Bosch’s standards of quality and pricing

I was also responsible for reviewing the supplier’s delivery performance on a monthly basis and issuing a report to each supplier to ensure compliance

I also visited suppliers on an ongoing basis to evaluate and assess their progress

I maintained all procurement through SAP scheduling agreements, including, but not limited to, pricing, lot sizing, delivery schedules, etc.

I engaged in Engineering Change Review meetings to review new product requirements were communicated and to lower the risk of obsolescence of phased out components

I was also responsible for expediting all components from over seas through our Customs Broker Panalpina

I created shippers to ensure finished good products were shipped based on our customer orders

March 2004 to October 2004 Richmond Gear – Regal Beloit Corporation, Liberty, SC

Buyer / Material Planner

As a material planner, I analyzed and maintained the Master Production Schedule based on customer demand

Created shop orders for material production readiness

Participated in numerous physical inventories

I was responsible for on time delivery to customers through expedited measures

I maintained minimum inventory levels as dictated by releasing minimum order quantities and expediting them through production

As a buyer, I was responsible for reviewing, approving, and processing purchasing requests such as purchase requisitions and small purchase orders for goods or services to ensure compliance with the institution’s purchasing procedures, the state requirement codes and user requirements. I prepared simple bids and proposals, supporting spreadsheets, comparisons, recommendations, and justifications; assisted in bid openings; obtained telephone quotes when indicated

Interacted with vendors and departments regarding procurement procedures and status of orders

Expedited shipping and deliveries, maintained inventories, and monitored usage inconsistencies, price changes and vendor back orders

March 2001 to February 2004 Department of Homeland Security, Los Fresnos, TX

Immigration Enforcement Agent

Performed routine duties in accordance with established policies, regulations and procedures to maintain order and provide for the security, care and direct supervision of detainees/residents in housing units, at meals, during recreation, during operation proceedings, on work assignments and during all other phases of activity in a detention facility

Attended a vigorous nine-week training academy at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC)

Other I am fluent in Spanish, with great analytical skills, able to communicate well with others, able to work in a fast-paced environment. I am also proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, AS400, and SAP.

I am a self-motivated individual willing to learn those skills necessary to perform my job to the utmost satisfaction.

Bertha’s Strengths


People who are especially talented in the Achiever theme have a great deal of stamina and work hard. They take great satisfaction from being busy and productive.


People who are especially talented in the Responsibility theme take psychological ownership of what they say

they will do. They are committed to stable values such as honesty and loyalty.


People who are especially talented in the Woo theme love the challenge of meeting new people and

winning them over. They derive satisfaction from breaking the ice and making a connection with another person.


People who are especially talented in the Relator theme enjoy close relationships with others.

They find deep satisfaction in working hard with friends to achieve a goal.


People who are especially talented in the Developer theme recognize and cultivate the potential in others. They spot the signs of each small improvement and derive satisfaction from these improvements.

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