JEFF FLANSBAUM Carrollton, Texas 75010
AWARD WINNING SUPPLY CHAIN LOGISTICS EXECUTIVE
Delivered $20M+ in cost savings as skilled negotiator boasting 25+ years broad international and domestic procurement experience in commodity lines coupled with expertise in consumer goods. Built extensive network of 400+ domestic and international co-packers and suppliers for componentry.
VP of Supply Chain/Operations/ Logistics Executive
Cost Containment | Inventory Control | Logistics Management | Relationship Building |
Improvement Initiatives | Complexity Reduction | Leadership and Mentoring |
Quality/Regulatory | EU Proficiency | Less than full load, full trailer load, and Import/Export Rates |
Alliance Consumer Group - Texas Feb 2018-Present
Director of Operations
Oversee all operations for a flashlight/outdoor lighting company all manufactured in China. Installed KPIs, SOPs and Processes with emphasis on productivity and accuracy. Moving to new facility with the double the square footage. Oversee all procurement and inventory management. Brought on new freight forwarders and new domestic suppliers. Installed cost savings programs with all indirect spend and lowered MOQ of suppliers. Reduced workforce by 35%. Responsible for all demand forecasting and quality of incoming products and supplies. Oversee all in house assembly and production areas that service Big Box customers as well as small package customers. Member of CoreTrust program which has highly discounted my indirect spend
Samsung Logistics, Grapevine Texas (via Atterro Staffing) Nov 2016 Feb 2018
Full project responsibility of Note 7 recall. Working at Syncreon facility in Grapevine generating production reports and managing team of temps for full processing of return cell phones.
Macadamia Beauty, Plano, Texas June 2014 March 2016
Vice President of Global Operations
Recruited aggressively to supervise overseas and domestic distribution, US and EU 3PL procurement, logistics, and vendor selection. Hired new procurement, quality regulatory, and planning staff. Managed 15 suppliers including packaging and contract manufacturers. Integrated 12+ new suppliers for both componentry and co-packers. Secured logistics portfolio of LTL, FTL, customs broker, and international freight forwarders. Supervised warehouse in Netherlands.
" Launched 45 new products within 6 months; launched 2 new brands and over 45 new products with 100% OTIF (on time and in fill).
" Achieved 95.5% fill rate YOY while decreasing operating expenses 36%; slashed overhead $500K.
" Reduced year-end inventory $2.2M. Further decreased inventory 35% with relocation from California HQ to Plano, Texas.
" Attained on time shipping of 98% in partnerships with 3PL. Decreased inbound and outbound freight expenditures 38% with solidified TX 3PL relationships.
" Diminished companys obsolescence 42% through successful sales promotions, component uniformity, and scrapped or sold to sell-through.
" Developed and implemented standard operating procedures and processes for procurement, quality, and regulatory with SAP 1.
" Managed team consisting of Master Planner, Quality, Regulatory, Procurement, and Inventory Control, and Vendor Management
" P&L responsibility
TIGI/Unilever, Lewisville, Texas 20062014
Senior Director of Global Supply Chain
Led 15 procurement, quality control, inventory control, and regulatory professionals with $78M spend. Monitored inventory levels at 6-3PL distribution centers. Developed quality SOPs and KPIs for consumer complaints and non-conforming materials. Managed regulatory product registrations in 30+ countries; made all product EU and US compliant. Led operational planning committee comprised of 2 demand planners, forecasters, and replenishment planner.
" Played integral part in strategy development and execution for supply-chain network of 40 co-packers and packaging suppliers tasked with portfolio of 1,200+ finished goods SKUs with 4,000+ active SKUs as key member of leadership team.
" Surpassed inventory levels stretch goal in 2013; reduced overall inventory $20M+ (35%) YOY.
" Recognized formally by senior management for negotiating $3M+ in cost savings and reducing COGS 45% while improving overall quality of products and components.
" Yielded additional 35% savings in freight carrier contracts through effective vendor negotiations.
" Led complexity reduction initiative that rationalized 27% of SKU portfolio in conjunction with global leadership team.
" Received 2012 Unilever Leadership Award Winner for cost savings.
" IT responsibility with Oracle and SAP with full interface with global IT set up in 4 different counties and 15 US locations. Set up WMS system for all warehouses and made systems full integrated including financials, MRP, WMS, Order Entry, Project Management, and Engineering Specs
BeautiControl Cosmetics, Carrollton, Texas 20022006
Director of Purchasing
Led team of 6 procurement professionals. Sourced commodities and services, domestic and international, with total spend of $35M+. Audited and certified international suppliers on site as key member of vendor selection quality audit team.
" Achieved over $5M in cost savings with effective renegotiations and sourcing; reduced vendor lead-times and minimums with existing vendors.
" Increased inventory accuracy 25% and manufacturing productivity 15% with revamped SOPS. Exceeded inventory turn goals each year with consistent monitoring of sales and material needs.
" Improved vendor on-time delivery and reduced costs of total procurement spend 5% with creation of vendor scorecard outlining goal-oriented metrics.
" Reduced cost of several key components 40-60% with development of offshore sourcing programs. Secured favorable price variance YOY with blanket POs and scheduled deliveries.
" Realized 75% or better margin on products with updated standard costs for purchased materials and finished products.
" Have manger over 75 sites with inventory consigned to these locations
" Have managed stocking levels for over 5k skus
Garret Metal Detectors, Garland, Texas 1994-2002
Director of Operations
" Reduced inventory by $600,000 by implementing new Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) software, Symix that enabled improved inventory management reporting.
" Developed stocking levels for all raw materials and finished products reducing obsolescence by $300,000
" Maintained a .001 shrink factor on inventory accuracy
" Successfully moved company's promotional items to off-shore fulfillment
" Wrote SOP's that increased labor and warehouse efficiency by 25%
" Implemented QC procedures for quality improvements.
" Teamed engineers to increase and improve manufacturing techniques and source alternate materials to reduce raw material costs.
Dallas Manufacturing (Division of Brinkmann) Dallas, Texas 1992-1994
Purchased raw materials and turnkey products to support multiple product lines. Traveled throughout Asia sourcing materials. Supported manufacturing plant with materials to meet daily production plan.
" Reduced material costs by $2.5 million
" Sourced internationally many of the company's high volume components
" Increased productivity in manufacturing by 35% by working with suppliers to ensure adherence to quality standards
" Wrote purchasing SOPs to increase manufacturing labor efficiency by 25%
" Visited several Chinese factories including dog apparel company
" Provided quality audit SOPs for Chinese factories working with DMC
" Negotiated with 2 additional cotton grey goods suppliers preventing single source supply
" Worked with non-conforming piece goods and foam suppliers for reimbursement of poor quality materials
" Worked with packaging suppliers on aqueous coating process on boat cover boxes
" Found alternate supplier for cotton tarp in Costa Rica and developed this source for cost reductions
" Negotiated with new Dallas customs broker and saved 20% on entries
" Worked with overseas factories on adherence on carton and apparel markings for export
" Worked with aluminum suppliers and anodizing suppliers for roof boat covers
" Investigated quality issues for final resolutions
" Scheduled domestic factory as well as Athens factory, for production needs and issued work orders accordingly
" Initiated innovation projects like car covers, alternate materials for boats covers, alternate boat sizes, multitude of projects according to ROI
K.P. Industries (Division of Brinkmann) El Paso, Texas 1990-1992
Plant and Purchasing Manager
Coordinated vertical integrated material requirements with five other manufacturing plants. Managed all operations, office, and inventory control and accounting personnel for KP/Kelley, purchased all material, and negotiated all contracts for the Brinkmann Corporation including a maquiladora in Juarez, Mexico. Scheduled production for in-house press and screw machine operations with heavy emphasis on quality control. Handled all U. S. Customs matters pertaining to free trade zone and provided documentation for proper materials import processing.
" Successfully kept company operational during Chapter 11
" Coordinated two US plant's production and material needs
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Journalism, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania