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Jennifer Cobb

Jennifer Cobb

Global Materials Manager, Business Unit Direct Fastening (DX)

Hilti

Schaan, Liechtenstein

Global Materials Manager at Hilti

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Hilti

Global Materials Manager, Business Unit Direct Fastening (DX)

Providing 6 month support for Direct Fastening (DX) Materials Management department. Daily tasks include managing orders from the markets, ensuring supplier availability/on-time shipments, material forecasting/ordering.
* Achieved above expectations in all metrics including product availability, days on hand, and inventory value targets.
* Integrated with international team and provided insight and feedback to both HNA and HAG Materials Management teams.

Career medium 03
Career
Career medium 06

Hilti

Materials Manager, Mechanical Anchoring

Worked to ensure proper inventory levels achieved to support $8-11 million in HNA mechanical anchoring monthly inventory turnover via proper forecasting, purchasing, and receiving market feedback/insight.
* Consistent improvement in forecast accuracy and months on hand targets.
* Provided daily support to field sales team with inventory requests and order maintenance.

Career

Hilti

Logistics Specialist/Manager, Transportation Operations Team

Managed Transportation Operations team and supported with import, export and domestic replenishment functions.
* Supported with implementation of Logistics Specialist Development Program (4 month rotations) including candidate selection, initial on-boarding, and development of program targets.
* Identified and implemented efficiency improvements to ensure transportation team could function with reduced headcount and rotational personnel.
* Lead/Project Manager for HNA on North Cone project to identify/improve distribution methods for HLA markets.

Career medium 01
Career
Career medium 01

Hilti

Logistics Specialist/Assistant Manager, Visalia Distribution Center

Assisted with management of 18-20 team members and provided support with daily warehouse tasks (picking, packing, receiving, etc.).
* Automated daily balanced scorecard tracking for DC and time to complete process reduced from ~1 hour to 10 minutes.
* Developed new process to track and manage CCNs, reducing time of investigations and improving overturn ratio. Process rolled out to HNA DC network in spring/summer 2012.
* Designed and implemented 5s Aisle Boards which supported that warehouse was “audit-ready” on a daily basis.

Career

Hilti

Logistics Specialist/Assistant Manager, Logistics Services (LSR)

Managed team of 6-8 Logistics Services Representatives to support with van inventory/demo orders, Hilti Center inventory levels, and overall support to the network of 17 distribution centers.
* Implemented new van inventory order form to make email orders both more accurate and more efficient for entry into SAP.
* Created and maintained intranet presence for LSR group and ensured BTS candidates/sales team trained on available forms.
* Coordinated with Materials Management to monitor Hilti Center requests for manual min/max settings and STOs.

Career medium 02
Career
Career medium 04

Aerotek @ Mercedes Benz U.S. International

Supplier Quality Support, Supplier Quality Engineering (SQE) Department

Worked within the Project Management/Cross-functional Team on project launches and series production projects.
* Co-lead in benchmarking project for Quality departments of Vance and Rastatt vehicle production facilities.
* Managed the tracking, investigation and reporting of supplier quality issues found during offline audits.
* Handled third party invoicing and supplier chargebacks for SQE department.

Career

Hilti

Logistics Support

BU Measuring - Martin Hilti Foundation Program

Career medium 06

Hilti

Marketing/Product Management Support

Supported the Marketing Department for Measuring Systems, with focus on Multidirectional and Rotator tools, as a part of the Martin Hilti Foundation International Internship Program. Additional support to the Logistics department.
* Constructed Marketing Communications materials for multiple product launches.
* Improved processes for monitoring sales data and new product releases utilizing BEx Analyzer.
* Created forecasts for inventory and sales planning of new product releases and product phase outs.

Career

Moore School of Business

Career Services Analyst - Office of Career Management

Supported the Office of Career Management with organization of employer events, career fairs, and student advisement.
* Reviewed resumes and supported with mock interviews for both Graduate and Undergraduate students.
* Maintained contact with employers and organized career fairs and information sessions.

Career medium 05
Career
Career medium 01

The Linde Group

Growth And Performance Intern

Worked within the corporate headquarter GAP program to facilitate international program including the design and creation of new intranet site for GAP department.
* Reviewed and documented GAP Core Processes and developed recommendations for improvements.
* Developed process for filtering global monthly financial data reports into quantifiable measures automatically.

Career

University of Alabama

Teaching Assistant - Introduction to Operations Management

Supported Professors with general class management and taught/proctored weekly help sessions.

Career medium 04

GAF-Elk Materials Corporation

Scheduling & Planning Intern

Improved efficiency of processes and ensured accuracy in work for the scheduling and planning supervisor. Worked in the Receiving Office to manage incoming freight and comply with Sarbanes-Oxley accounting and reporting.
* Designed process which reduced railcar demurrage charges from over $40,000 per month to less than $10,000.
* Traced railcar progress to ensure timely product delivery and to substantiate claims for cost recovery.
* Upgraded system to manage raw material inventories more effectively and to realize potential cost-savings.

Career

Balanced Books

Assistant Bookkeeper

Lead Bookkeeper on three accounts and trained new employees on corporate accounts and QuickBooks Pro.
* Improved payroll tax input techniques through the design and introduction of new spreadsheets.
* Developed spreadsheet to calculate sales taxes that shortened processing time from 2 hours to 3 minutes.

Career medium 05
Career
Career medium 06

Southern Company

Portfolio Management Intern

Assisted the Energy Trading team to monitor power trades, research for FERC hearings/testimony, calculate trading risk and select the most profitable possibilities through Weekly Recommendations, Forward Trend Analysis, and Benchmarking.
* Designed a program to measure and monitor the efficiency of energy traders.
* Shortened by 75% the time needed to collect data and create portfolio management presentations to SEC analysts.

Career

Tulsa Community College

German Language Classes

University of Tulsa

Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

University of South Carolina - The Moore School of Business

MBA, Global Supply Chain & Operations, German

CDC- CARL DUISBERG CENTREN

German Language and Literature

SIT-SPRACHINTITUT TÜBINGEN/

German Language and Literature

University of Alabama

B.S., Operations Management