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Andre K

Supply Chain Manager

Occupation:

Manager

Education Level:

Bachelor

Will Relocate:

YES

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Dynamic, results-driven Logistics Professional with progressive experience within the manufacturing sector. Expertise in supply chain, purchasing, and project management. Analytical thinker with strategic planning skills, capable of developing innovative approaches to drastic performance improvement. Effective and articulate communicator with ability to establish rapport with individuals at all levels. Fluent in English and Afrikaans. Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Adept with: • End-to-End Logistics • Process Improvement • Team Building • Cost Saving Measures • Value Stream Mapping • Vendor Negotiations • Compliance Monitoring • MRP II Implementation • Client Relationships

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COMPANY POSITION HELD DATES WORKED

(Confidential) Project Manager 7/2009 - Present
Smiths Plastics General Commercial Manager 9/2005 - 7/2009
Venture Purchasing and Logistics Manager 9/2004 - 9/2005
Lear Corporation Purchasing and Logistics Manager/6 Sigma Blackbelt 8/1999 - 9/2004
Hyundai Motor Corporation Material Manager 10/1997 - 8/1999
BMW South Africa Logistics Manager 1/1991 - 10/1997
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Highlights:

MDR Logistics • Led 360-degree turnaround of low-performing plant, defining and implementing organizational structure and all operations procedures to take facility from last to #1 of six company plants. • Designed and established SHEQ and ISO systems to drive efficiency and quality control. • Installed internal logistical control systems from storage to invoicing, as well as systems of measurement, planning, and budget administration. Smith Plastics • Maintained 1% raw material price increase for four years despite budget allowances of 5%. • Designed and implemented full free flow warehouse, resulting in enhanced operational efficiency. • Established cross-training program, minimizing labor losses by ensuring trained stand-ins existed for all positions plant-wide. Venture • Drove on-time delivery to 100% by crafting strong logistics structure with closed loop systems. Lear Corporation • Achieved savings of R13 million in only one year through implementation of Six Sigma processes.

Companies I like:

Any

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End-to-End Logistics • Process Improvement • Team Building • Cost Saving Measures • Value Stream Mapping • Vendor Negotiations • Compliance Monitoring • MRP II Implementation • Client Relationships
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