The Topps Company
Confectionery Specification Supervisor
January 2014 — Present
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Well Rounded Supply Chain Professional
Work as a member of the Supply Chain organization group with a primary focus on analyzing, designing, and implementing BOM and Routing related data objects within the Oracle eBusiness Suite.
Apply business domain knowledge, analytical problem solving, and systems and applications knowledge in support of the Oracle project.
Work with appropriate business functions to understand and document business requirements related to BOM and Routing data objects.
Identify and analyze gaps between standard Oracle application offering and specific business requirements.
Lead the effort to identify, cleanse, and map critical BOM and Routing data elements (Alternates, substitutes, components, cost roll-ups, count points, resource models).
Ensure that future state BOMs and routings support planning, lean material flow and costing strategies as identified in the planning and scoping phase.
Assist in the effort to build a robust and standardized BOM and Routing Master Data governance model. Lead conversion testing cycles that will be required to support the project timeline.
Train end users on specific BOM and Routing functionality within the new applications.
Participate as a member of the new product implementation team throughout the project lifecycle.
Maintain a service level score of 98% in adhering to and achieving monthly validated plans. Led a unit of production which consisted of 18 lines and 5 vessels, smoothing out the saturation levels and planning in the most efficient and cost effective manner.
Some responsibilities include:
Implement the production plan in the form of an operational schedule, with the appropriate fixed horizon, that minimizes inventory and maximizes efficient utilization of labor and production capacity.
Perform capacity analysis for labor and production equipment to determine feasibility for the production plan
Create the short-term fixed schedule and orchestrate the implementation of that schedule
Update and monitor reporting systems to insure appropriate progress of the fixed schedule, vendor production, deliveries, and new product launches
Coordinate flow of packaging components from vendors to manufacturing operations or sub contractors
Identify and reconcile inventory discrepancies within the department or assigned manufacturing area
Initiate and follow up on writ offs of rejected or obsolete finished goods, component or bulk product
Maintain finished goods “Q-Stat” report and expedite release of salable inventory and project releases dates to customer service departments
Maintain overall inventory balances on over 500 raw material and ingredients; eliminating the risks of production shortages in the most cost efficient manner.
Some major responsibilities include:
Audit, code, review for accuracy and approve all isolated invoices from vendors for payment.
Manage all physical inventories and cycle count programs using MRP tools; monitor inventory levels and determine order quantities and flows
Reduce bulk oil monthly demurrage costs by 50% through the implementation of a Kanban System
Liaison between regulatory, cost accounting and procurement departments with review and execution of BOM changes
Upload vendors in ERP system as an approved supplier, maintaining all vendors certifications and documents required for auditing purposes
Negotiate pricing on purchase goods based on market cycle
Participate and uphold the standards of contracts derived from RFP’s
Support the sales and finance teams in upholding annual fuel budgets of over 50 field managers and education technicians; maintaing a less intensive flow of financial management.
Some major responsibilities included:
Code and audit Sales Fuel purchase order requests & invoices in compliance with financial policies and procedures
Collect, maintain and distribute Fuel forms, contracts and distributor billings
Generalize and distribute monthly T&E education expense fuel reports and statements
Interact with Accounting, Finance and outside vendors to resolve any outstanding issues
Post and balance general ledger entries
Provide support and investigate field inquiries from Directors/Managers
Publish guidelines, policy procedure manuals and provide internal/external updates
Fulfill Starwood Hotels Management Trainee Program as an elite member that embraced all aspects of the Rooms Division. Finalized 6 month program, becoming a Talent Coach in the housekeeping department. Achieved goal of leading all employees to provide efficient services for all guests.
Some responsibilities included:
Attend and report department recoveries in daily general operation meetings
Close and settle shift reports for nightly auditing purposes
Conduct daily room inspections to ensure cleanliness that met guest expectations and standards
Coordinate daily events and conducted activities for National housekeeping Week
Develop a complete incentive recording program where none previously existed
Maintain daily staffing and scheduling
Participate in the hiring, training and disciplinary actions of department employees
Prepare shift reports and briefings for department ensuring safety in the use of equipment and chemicals
Respond to and handle guest problems and complaints
Manage monthly linen and supply inventory counts
Supervise daily and train a total of 80 housekeeping department employees