Grande Cheese Company specializes in Italian cheese and a selection of dairy products. The company offers aged and fresh cheese under the trade names of Del Pastaio, Rotondino, Sopraffina and Provo Nello. It also provides curd and pizza and sandwich cheese. Grande Cheese Company operates milk marketing and food service business units. The company offers milk management assistance and milk and dairy beef quality assurance programs. In addition, it supplies Italian cheese to independent pizzerias and restaurants. Grande Cheese Company also provides online recipes to prepare white pie and Caprese salad. The company operates the Grande Custom Ingredients Group, which manufactures and markets whey products for clients worldwide.
I have extensive experience in Supply Chain Management leading high impact teams and leveraging continuous improvement to exceed company goals, with emphasis in the following areas: * Leadership - strategic vision, employee development, mentoring, hiring * Customer and Supplier Relationship Management * Supply Planning (strategic capacity analysis, production planning, and finite scheduling) * Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) * Innovative Systems Implementation & Integration * Procurement / Tactical Purchasing / Negotiations / Strategic Sourcing * Distribution and Warehousing * Materials and Inventory Management * Customer Demand Forecasting * Supply Chain Network Optimization * Lean Six Sigma and Continuous Improvement Throughout my career, I have had the opportunity to lead large scale projects. Examples of successes are leading the starting up of two 3PL and 1 company owned warehouse, facilitating a lean project to re-engineer new business activities which reduced cycle time 2-4 weeks and achieved a $1.3MM cost savings, and implementing company-wide Sales and Operations Planning (Supply Capability side). I have had the opportunity to work with both Fortune 100 and smaller, growth oriented companies which provided valuable experience in consumer goods, food/beverage, dietary supplements, flexible packaging, and paper industries. Specialties: Leadership and Mentoring, Continuous Improvement, Project Management, broad Supply Chain acumen, systems integration Systems: SAP, JDEdwards, Preactor, Windows AX, Microsoft Windows, VISIO, Arkieva