ANGELIE T. GERARD
Detailed oriented Manager with experience in the Food and Beverage Industry. Background and expertise includes project, financial and data management. A self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit that has a proven competency in implementing and driving projects to successful completion.
Strong verbal/written communication skills
Solid organization skills
Regional Project Manager-Aug 2015-Present
Manage project activities and resources to ensure key milestones and deliverables are met on time and on budget.
Mange customer artwork including routing and artwork approval.
Build organizational tools, spreadsheets and documents to facilitate external and internal communications.
Handle high volume sku portfolio through intensive customer transition.
Cross functional team member and liaison to executive project deliverables.
Pinnacle Foods Group LLC
Specification and Documentation Coordinator-Nov 2011-Sept 2014
Reduced Dry Grocery Business Unit expenditure by over 10% for an annual savings of 100K by creating budget tracker system.
Successfully managed R&D Grocery Business Unit projects from conception to completion.
Implemented successful training policy and procedures for R&D Grocery Business Unit Specification system.
Managed Green Lantern Relocation Project Specification updates that led to 100% Quality audit approval & 65% reduction in variance.
Developed and maintained detailed project schedule to track projects. Coordinated between departments to ensure project deliverables are met. Managed weekly and monthly project reports in PlanView Project Lifecycle Management System. Summarized and consolidated data for presentation of budget report and provided an overview of financial status to management. Managed, scheduled and coordinated Stage Gate Product Innovation Process meetings. Sent out monthly invitations to cross functional team members. Created meeting minutes, managed meeting logistics, and team members in SharePoint. Managed and maintained R&D SharePoint shared database containing industry research, technical specifications, scopes of work, and scopes of services. Managed, developed and validated raw material & packaging specifications & formulas in Product Vision Specification System for R&D Grocery Business Unit.
R&D Document Coordinator-April 2011-Nov 2011
Reduced spending by 10% by liaising between Suppliers and developers to ensure accurate pricing for ingredients.
Displayed leadership qualities that aided in deliverance of objective for early product release.
Maintained, updated, and archived master and support documents in Meridian Specification
System to ensure data accuracy. Coordinated Shelf Life studies, scheduled reviews, and created power point presentation for product review. Prepared samples for shipment, provided data sheet for customs, and supplied tracking information.
QA Auditor-Jan 2009-Oct 2010
Accurately inventoried over 12,000 pieces of lab instruments at Merck, Schering Plough, and Sanofi-Aventis sites utilizing model tags, serial numbers, parts, brands, manufacturers, and types.
Examined instruments and inventory to verify journal and ledger entries.
Reviewed & created reports on material assets and audit results to management team.
Montclair State University
BS: Biology; Minor: Public Health
PMP Anticipated Graduate (4th Quarter, 2015)