Supply Chain Manager - London UK


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Please see my CV below and I look forward to hearing of any relevant roles!

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Details
Name Mark Heald
Available Immediately

Employment History
28 March 2007 – 12 December 2008
Concord Office Products
Manufacturer of high quality stationery products.
Nathan Way, Thamesmead, London.
Position: Supply Chain Manager

Key Responsibilities
 Ensure strategic key financial performance indicators are achieved forming part of the Senior Management team.
 Project Managing IFS (Industrial Financial Solutions) and full implementation of ERP.
 Train and Develop Key Operations personnel in all facets of ERP systems and its relation to the business throughout the Supply Chain.
 Implement new key performance indicators throughout the Supply chain i.e. Marketing, Purchasing, Manufacturing and Logistics.
 Plan Manufacturing requirements to reflect market demand and JIT buying policies within the business (Paper/ Print Industry).
 Negotiate delivery terms/ contracts and specifications as a Raw Material buyer from French and UK suppliers.
 Provide accurate forecast data to Suppliers in order to receive on time delivery and exceed customer expectations.
 Ensure data integrity is maintained within current ERP database to ensure consistent machine economic order qty’s and outputs are achieved to budget.

 Key member in product rationalisation project to reduce number of on site Manufactured SKUs. Reduced 230 products (10% over 15 months).
 Project managed entire ERP Software implementation – Resulted in major overhaul to allow vertical integration and visibility across all departments.
 Increased Planning efficiencies on shop floor to eliminate miscommunication. Outcome -reduced unwanted duplication of shop orders and provided 360 degree feedback to personnel.
 Introduced Stock control principles and Economic order qty parameters. Reduced Stock on hand from £ 430,000 to £74,000 over a 10 month period.
 Introduced forecasting techniques, contemporary stock modelling parameters and ‘change management’ processes. This resulted in overcoming old systems thinking and making strategic changes i.e. RM inventory down to 3 days stock which resulted in increased cash flow.

23 September 2002 – 30 June 2006
Clipsal Australia Pty Ltd
Adelaide, Australia +61 (08) 8269 0511
Largest Electrical Accessories Manufacturer Asia Pacific region.
Position: Supply Chain Analyst

Key Responsibilities
 Creating & Manipulating finished goods forecast data using quantitative and qualitative information at the sales warehouse level for insertion into Mercier and MRPII.
 Objectively interface between Sales & Marketing and Manufacturing/ Purchasing the Forecasted requirement and the realistic output based on relative constraints with raw materials.
 Analyse forecast errors and adjust accordingly through Mercier and Movex MRPII.
 Coordinate New Product introduction, Product Rationalisation & Inventory Reduction programmes in accordance with commercial objectives.
 Purchased finished goods, raw materials and liaise with key International Vendors to ensure OTD.
 Manage Projects and Promotions with Marketing and challenge commercial strategies to ensure budgetary targets were achieved within a Purchasing, Manufacturing and a Forecasting capacity.
 Chairman of monthly Sales and Operations Planning meeting to coordinate all supply chain strategic objectives of the business.

 New product introduction form to ensure cross functional data integrity within Movex.
 Inventory reduction of approx AUD$3.5m (own portfolio) through revision of purchased FG and ABC class re-classification.
 OS transportation reduction programme with ACES sweep fans. Approx $130000 a year reduction in transport costs.
 Implemented communication strategy using quantitative and qualitative data across 11 warehouses and senior management through S & OP meetings.
 Forecast accuracy of 91 -96% overall.

20 January 2002 – 13 September 2002
Bickford’s Australia Pty Ltd
Adelaide, Australia
FMCG – Niche Soft Drink and contract Manufacturer
Position: Manufacturing/ Purchasing Co-ordinator

Key Responsibilities
 Purchasing/ procurement raw materials and planning for successful and efficient manufacturing processes.
 Issue, receive and back-flush raw materials for projected manufacturing and accurate accounting processes.
 Monitoring logistics and warehousing procedures and coordinating personnel to ensure on-time delivery.
 International export orders to potential and existing customers to meet forecasted growth.
 Analytical and Logical processes in a dynamic and fast paced environment, FMCG.
 Monthly stock-take of inventory within 7 national warehouses.
 Manufacturing planning to meet customer order sales and safety stock replenishment for national inventory.

 Introduction of pallet management system.
 Introduced process for back-flushing RM’s through manufacturing system.
 Rollout of Lean purchasing process of RM’s through capturing data more effectively.
 Control inventory record accuracy, goods receiving and material handling within the facility and reduced FG Inventory levels from $ 650,000 to $215,000 over a 4 month period.

2004 - Ongoing University of South Australia

Master of Business Administration

1999 - 2001 University of South Australia
Bachelor of International Management (Operations/ Logistics)

Professional Associations
Member Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (MILT), Member Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS).

IT Skills
Word, Excel, Power-point, Outlook, Lotus Notes, MRPII, Mercier, AS 400 Query, MFG Pro, SQL (Basic).

Golf, Skiing, Tennis, Mountain Biking, Cricket, Football, Running, Spanish Level 2.1