Planning & Logistics Manager CV

Prestwick, Ayrshire


  • Planning & Logistics Manager

    Macphie of Glenbervie



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    City:   Prestwick
    County:   Ayrshire
    Desired job title:   Planning & Logistics Manager
    Salary:   £40001 - £60000
    Location:   Prestwick Ayrshire
    Education Level:   HND/HNC OR Equivalent
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    Industries

    Accountancy Administration Customer Services IT Procurement Retail Warehouse transport

    Job Titles

    Graphic Web Designer Administration Team Leader FMCG Accounts clerk Assistant Call Centre Manager Warehouse Worker Other Distribution & Warehouse Manager

    Skills

    Strategic Planning co-ordination of storage and local transport Root Cause Analysis Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchase & Supply Junior Compliance Officer of the Year Operational Planning department liaison

    Qualifications

    Master of Science ILM - Level 3 Award First Line Management

    Employment History

    Planning & Logistics Manager

    2018 - Present

    * Strategic planning, increasing efficiencies in production plans and maintaining customer service within restrictive leadtimes, demand fluctuations and safe stock building practices * Responsibility for buying for the site adhering to short shelf life restrictions, MOQ agreements and minimising stock on hand in line with forecasted sales and historical demand. * Management of Finished Goods, Raw Materials and Packaging inventory management and stock control for the site * Control and co-ordination of storage and local transport through a 3rd party warehouse supplier * Preparation and analysis S&OP information for senior management and key management meetings * Minimise and control expiring and unused stock through safe disposal and root cause analysis * Key participant in NPD and product improvement discussions collaborating across the business to ensure safe delivery of new product initiatives * Leading site in cross functional improvements and implementation of processes maximising recently implemented software solution, IFS, in line with bespoke site requirements


    Supply Chain Analyst

    2017 - 2018

    Supply Chain Analyst Macphie of Glenbervie (temporary contract) ------- * Identifying and implementing appropriate performance measures to drive improvement in New product launches, operations, customer service and planning. * Monitoring demand and addressing discrepancies in forecast data. * Developing systemised operational plans and effective performance metrics across the site. * Supporting planning activity across all areas of the Tannochside operation to meet customer requirements and maintain agreed stock levels whilst maximising operational efficiency. * Supporting storage and distribution decision making; monitoring and improving stock record accuracy, delivery performance; and influencing corrective actions. * Supporting the implementation of new ERP system being implemented in September 2017


    Despatch Planning & Inventory Manager

    2012 - 2016

    Despatch Planning & Inventory ------- * The role was made redundant in December 2016. Duties and responsibilities include: * Oversee Despatch Planning Operations covering two main sites and multiple subcontractor's sites - circa 150-180 despatch slots per day * Interface with Manufacturing and Production on high level enhancements to procedures and ongoing cross-function improvements * Management of 3rd party provider for bespoke production of display bottles for global supply. * Implementation of International Trade Processes for IPR, Import & Export movements * Management and motivation of a department of 9 * Co-ordination and inter department liaison for miscellaneous imports, working with sourcing team, packaging development and POS procurement * Management of excess cased goods Inventory levels * Manage out of the ordinary NPD & Dry Goods requests working with Finance and materials team to ensure safe despatch and cost recovery.


    Freight Manager

    2007 - 2012

    Duties and responsibilities include: * Introduced Carrier Service Level Agreements. * Jointly control £ 25 million annual spend * Carrier management ensuring adherence to service level agreements * Control additional spend out with standard movements * Monthly Reporting on spend within agreed under-recovery - £ 0.10 / case * Management and motivation of 2 members of staff * Implementation of inter-department procedures and information sharing * Streamlined the E1 Operating System management and quarterly updates * Development of EDI messaging with major shipping line systems with direct interface and through a 3rd party.


    Control Tower Manager

    2005 - 2007

    Control Tower Manager - Northern Europe, Glasgow DHL Global Forwarding ------- Duties and responsibilities include: * 4PL Management of all Exports on behalf of Ciba Specialty Chemicals * Participated in Implementation of the first UK Control Tower working with the group's global Lead Logistics Team in Switzerland and UK key management team * Developed unique IT system based on local specifications * Project Manage the implementation of EDI messaging between multiple shipping line systems and the UK specific Control Tower * Co-Ordinating all training and support between Ciba and DHL * Management and motivation of 3 members of staff * Controlled documentation preparation and distribution, Invoice Management and performance exception reporting * Managed the P&L within Global Agreement between Ciba Chemicals & DHL Global Forwarding ensuring the project performed within budgeted cost restraints


    Customer Service Support Supervisor

    2003 - 2005

    Duties and responsibilities include: * Management and motivation of 4 members of staff * Implementation of local and regional accounting processes for major branch customers * Communicating specific customer requirements to relevant operational areas for new and major accounts * First point of contact for time sensitive and high profile movements


    Accounts Clerk

    1991 - 2003

    DHL Global Forwarding - originally Scottish Express International ------- Duties and responsibilities include:


    Education History

    Education Title: Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply


    Education Title: SVQ

    Major: Supply Chain Management


    Education Title: Master of Science



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    Planning & Logistics Manager CV Profile

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    Personal Profile:

    My strengths are in Supply Chain and Process Management and with a strong operational background I am looking to make a challenging career move utilising my key skills to include proficiency in MS Office, process establishment and implementation.

    I am a highly motivated, accomplished and results driven individual with experience in S&OP, Customer Service & Supply Chain Management within FMCG environments.

     

    Major Achievements:

                    Production Planning – established robust processes for weekly production planning, monthly demand reviews and strategic seasonal schedules ensuring supply during fluctuations in demand for short and long lead time products and materials.

                    Continuous Improvement - led teams to review gap analysis and duplication of processes, identifying systemised tools establishing KPI indicators and analysis.

                    People Management - highly effective people manager with proven ability to manage resources, drive change and meet all key performance indicators and department targets

                    Cloud based software implementation – represented the site in ongoing strategic change management following a system upgrade ensuring no negative impact on customer order replenishment or inventory management

                    Stakeholder Management - seen by major stakeholders as the first point of contact within the business to ensure the efficiency of supply chain and new product development

                    Systems Literacy - seen as subject matter expert, providing customised reports on IFS, Power Bi, Excel, JD Edwards, DAS and OBI Reporting, highlighting performance statistics for senior management

                    Supply Chain Management - established track record in the successful analysis of transport alternatives to meet all delivery requirements to and from the site whilst attaining budget and time constraints

                    Compliance – developed a cross –functional process ensuring movement of frustrated export shipments within the UK and Europe met HMRC regulations, preventing unnecessary payment of excised duties and penalties

                    Negotiation and Analytical Skills - part of the group global tendering team, providing key performance metrics, running distribution costs and service analysis.

                    Communications - providing a range of materials using Word, Excel, Power Bi, Visio and Powerpoint to effectively provide comprehensive data for all levels of presentation

                    Financial Management - achieved all budgetary requirements within remit of various roles

     

     

     

     

     

    Career History

    February 2018 – now Planning & Logistics Manager                 Macphie of Glenbervie  - Tannochside

                    Strategic planning, increasing efficiencies in production plans and maintaining customer service within restrictive leadtimes, demand fluctuations and safe stock building practices

                    Responsibility for buying for the site adhering to short shelf life restrictions, MOQ agreements and minimising stock on hand in line with forecasted sales and historical demand.

                    Management of Finished Goods, Raw Materials and Packaging inventory management and stock control for the site

                    Control and co-ordination of storage and local transport through a 3rd party warehouse supplier

                    Preparation and analysis S&OP information for senior management and key management meetings

                    Minimise and control expiring and unused stock through safe disposal and root cause analysis

                    Key participant in NPD and product improvement discussions collaborating across the business to ensure safe delivery of new product initiatives

                    Leading site in cross functional improvements and implementation of processes maximising recently implemented software solution, IFS, in line with bespoke site requirements

     

    April 2017 – February 2018 Supply Chain Analyst                 Macphie of Glenbervie (temporary contract)

                    Identifying and implementing appropriate performance measures to drive improvement in New product launches, operations, customer service and planning.

                    Monitoring demand and addressing discrepancies in forecast data.

                    Developing systemised operational plans and effective performance metrics across the site.

                    Supporting planning activity across all areas of the Tannochside operation to meet customer requirements and maintain agreed stock levels whilst maximising operational efficiency.

                    Supporting storage and distribution decision making; monitoring and improving   stock record accuracy, delivery performance; and influencing corrective actions.

                    Supporting the implementation of new ERP system being implemented in September 2017

     

    July 2012 – December 2016 Despatch Planning & Inventory Manager Chivas Brothers

    -                The role was made redundant in December 2016.

    Duties and responsibilities include:

                    Oversee Despatch Planning Operations covering two main sites and multiple subcontractor’s sites - circa 150-180 despatch slots per day

                    Interface with Manufacturing and Production on high level enhancements to procedures and ongoing cross-function improvements

                    Management of 3rd party provider for bespoke production of display bottles for global supply.

                    Implementation of International Trade Processes for IPR, Import & Export movements

                    Management and motivation of a department of 9

                    Co-ordination and inter department liaison for miscellaneous imports, working with sourcing team, packaging development and POS procurement

                    Management of excess cased goods Inventory levels

                    Manage out of the ordinary NPD & Dry Goods requests working with Finance and materials team to ensure safe despatch and cost recovery.

     

     

     

     

     

    Jun 2007 – Jul 2012                 Freight Manager                 Chivas Brothers

    Duties and responsibilities include:

                    Introduced Carrier Service Level Agreements.

                    Jointly control £25 million annual spend

                    Carrier management ensuring adherence to service level agreements

                    Control additional spend out with standard movements

                    Monthly Reporting on spend within agreed under-recovery - £0.10 / case

                    Management and motivation of 2 members of staff

                    Implementation of inter-department procedures and information sharing

                    Streamlined the E1 Operating System management and quarterly updates

                    Development of EDI messaging with major shipping line systems with direct interface and through a 3rd party.

     

    Jul 2005 – Jun 2007                Control Tower Manager – Northern Europe, Glasgow DHL Global Forwarding

    Duties and responsibilities include:

                    4PL Management of all Exports on behalf of Ciba Specialty Chemicals

                    Participated in Implementation of the first UK Control Tower working with the group’s global Lead Logistics Team in Switzerland and UK key management team

                    Developed unique IT system based on local specifications

                    Project Manage the implementation of EDI messaging between multiple shipping line systems and the UK specific Control Tower

                    Co-Ordinating all training and support between Ciba and DHL

                    Management and motivation of 3 members of staff

                    Controlled documentation preparation and distribution, Invoice Management and performance exception reporting

                    Managed the P&L within Global Agreement between Ciba Chemicals & DHL Global Forwarding ensuring the project performed within budgeted cost restraints

     

    Apr 2003 – Jul 2005                Customer Service Support Supervisor                 DHL Global Forwarding

    Duties and responsibilities include:

                    Management and motivation of 4 members of staff

                    Implementation of local and regional accounting processes for major branch customers

                    Communicating specific customer requirements to relevant operational areas for new and major accounts

                    First point of contact for time sensitive and high profile movements

     

    1991 – 2003                Accounts Clerk                DHL Global Forwarding - originally Scottish Express International

    Duties and responsibilities include:

                    Import Clerk – completing Import Customs entries and key customer contact for Import Customer Services.

                    Customer Service Supervisor - responsible for all modes of transport and customers for Ayrshire Branch

                    Company Implant - based within Playtex Ltd, Port Glasgow responsible for 3pl management, HMRC Intrastat Submissions and data management, Invoice processing, carrier negotiations and performance management.

     

     

    Education / Accreditation Background

    Shortlisted in the 2015 Women in Compliance Awards –

    Junior Compliance Officer of the Year category

    CIPS ##### - Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply – August 2014

    SVQ Level 4 – Supply Chain Management – July 2014

    QA Training MS Excel Advanced – November 2013

    Executive Shadows - Project Management – August 2011

    Scotwork  - Negotiating Skills – July 2010

    ILM  -                 Level 3 Award in First Line Management – Jan 2010

    Master of the Chivas Brothers Scotch Whisky Brotherhood – No. 215 – May 2009

     

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