Experienced quality assurance, operations and supply chain professional.
  • Toronto, Canada
  • August 11, 2020

Strategic, results focused Senior Management Executive with 20+ years of proven success managing and optimizing distribution, fulfillment, quality assurance, auditing and customer relationships throughout North America.   Analytical, solutions-oriented leader adept in business process improvement, analytics, supply chain processes, operations, and quality assurance. Collaborative, deadline-driven, action-oriented team player with exceptional communication, presentation and relationship building skills.

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Greenfield Global
North American Distribution Manager of Industrial Products


Master Certification, Supply Chain Management, Operations, Logistics, Materials @ Michigan State University
Nov 2016 — Apr 2017
Bachelors of Science in Biology @ Carleton University
Sep 1994 — Apr 1998


ERP Implementation Lead @ Greenfield Global
Feb 2019 — Current

• Lead for the implementation of Microsoft D365 ERP platform at 4 bulk manufacturing facilities
• Assessed and directed the development and implementation teams
• Identified the business needs and performed fit gap analysis
• Involved in data mapping for fields in D365 to be matched with the fields in the legacy system

North American Distribution Manager Industrial Products @ Greenfield Global
Mar 2016 — Current

• Business owner of Industrial S&OP process for production and distribution of industrial ethanol to internal and external customers
• Responsible for design and optimization of distribution strategies for over 200 M liters of product annually
• Responsible for forecasting and distribution of over $500M of industrial ethanol to customers
• Forecast performance analysis for 5 industrial production and distribution locations across North America
• Collaborate with Canadian, US sales teams and customers to identify sales plans and forecasts to ensure production needs are met
• Track and identify trends in bulk product sales and plan production to accommodate projected volumes
• Develop and maintain S&OP KPI’s using enterprise dashboards for key stakeholders
• Champion and implement the on-boarding of new customers and transfers of existing customers during facility transitions
• Design and implement ERP optimization and Supply Chain projects to support the rapid scaling of production across all North American production facilities
• Manage process improvements using Value Stream Mapping and Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis
• Partner closely with Revenue Canada on excise initiatives resulting in new customer acquisition of over $250K annually

Supply Chain Manager @ Greenfield Global
Jan 2015 — Mar 2016

• Responsible for operational assessment of supply and customer demand requirements for bulk product across a global customer base
• Optimize and maintain the supply and demand model for industrial ethanol production and sale
• Execute in a Business Champion role as a core member of the ERP Optimization team, as well as SCRUM Product Owner
• Subject Matter Expert responsible for migration of data into Navision ERP Software.
• Develop and implement the Quality Assurance Navision module throughout the company resulting in standardization of quality documentation and data handling using the ERP software throughout the Canadian and US operations

Quality Assurance Manager @ Greenfield Global
Jul 2012 — Jan 2015

• Establish and implement strategic goals and objectives and managed the performance of 17 direct reports within; Quality Assurance, Microbiology, Shipping, Receiving, Grain Sales and Scheduling departments
• Responsible for the hiring and motivation of direct reports, performance reviews, reward & recognition, training, employee development and community support.
• Lead role during government, customer and regulatory audits
• ISO 9001/14001 lead internal auditor responsible for maintenance of the ISO program and successful re-certification
• Execute the commissioning of over $10M of major expansion projects
• Manage introduction of 2 new product lines and commissioning of capital equipment related to transfer, storage and load out of new products
• Forge and manage strong relationships with customers and suppliers through frequent communication and hosting site visits and audits to understand customers’ needs and requirements.
• Determine and manage Opex and Capex budgets for the Quality Assurance and Shipping departments
• Foster strong working relationship with representatives of Revenue Canada – Excise Branch. Notification of capital expenditures, flow meter acceptance testing, maintaining of production and shipment records
• Filed for and successfully received over $ 600 K in grant money for R&D Projects from Government of Canada – IRAP

Mashing & Fermentation Manager @ Greenfield Global
Jun 2004 — Jul 2012

• Responsible for smooth operation of industrial fermentation system (batch and continuous)
• Lead optimization and yield improvement initiatives
• Negotiate contracts with suppliers for process additives worth $ 5 M/year

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