Manager production, materials and inventory planning -- report to Sr. Director Corporate Planning @
Bachelor of Science (BS) @
Penn State University
Chip Gretok is an energetic, forward thinking supply chain professional with a record of consistently improving supply chain efficiency, lowering costs, reducing inventories, improving service, and delivering objectives. He is a proactive problem solver with strong planning, organization, and analytical skills with an internal desire to improving himself, his team, his department and organization adding value through
Chip Gretok is an energetic, forward thinking supply chain professional with a record of consistently improving supply chain efficiency, lowering costs, reducing inventories, improving service, and delivering objectives. He is a proactive problem solver with strong planning, organization, and analytical skills with an internal desire to improving himself, his team, his department and organization adding value through supply chain optimization.
Chip has used his cross-functional supply chain knowledge and experience to successfully contribute to and improve organizations ranging from small private companies to large multinational organizations.
Specialties include: Production & Supply Planning, Demand Planning, Forecasting, Master Scheduling, Capacity Planning, Materials Management, Inventory Management & Control, Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Logistics & Transportation, Warehousing & Distribution, Replenishment Planning, Customer Service, DRP, MPS, MRP, ERP
Manager of Production Planning, Forecasting & S&OP Implementation @ Responsible for production planning and forecasting five thousand finished goods, manufactured at seven manufacturing plants and distributed through 18 distribution centers for over six thousand retail dealers across North America. From April 2013 to Present (2 years 9 months) Manager of Planning and Purchasing @ Responsible for managing the development, execution and support of the planning, purchasing, manufacturing, capacity, inventory and on-time delivery objectives for more then 20k finished goods. Lead or collaborate on project teams to develop and launch new products, qualify existing items across the manufacturing network and develop processes to improve business execution. From January 2012 to March 2013 (1 year 3 months) Managed production, materials and inventory planning -- report to Sr. Director Corporate Planning @ With direct responsibility for the management and oversight of production scheduling, material planning, and inventory control functions for nine distinct brand groups, including the company’s targeted growth brands and for forecasting all brands sold in Canada. Develop and report to the Director of Corporate Planning all production, material, inventory, forecasting, trend, and performance data. Lead the development and implementation of comprehensive planning programs, reports, and processes to streamline production planning, rough cut capacity planning, materials and inventory planning, forecasting, reporting, and analysis functions. From August 2007 to January 2012 (4 years 6 months) Director of Supply Planning -- reported to VP of Operations @ Del Monte Foods aquired Meow Mix 2006.
Provided operational leadership and oversight in the strategic and day-to-day management of supply planning and launch of the wet, pouch, cup, and treats product lines. Coordinated all production scheduling, material and inventory planning, and logistics activities, implementing an integrated planning program focused on improved inventory, deployment, production, and material planning and management operations. Oversaw the collaborative efforts of U.S. and international manufacturing plants, co-packers, warehouses, freight forwarders, marketing, R&D, customer service, sales, and finance teams on the planning, execution, launch, and support of the business operations. Full responsibility for all inbound replenishment shipments. From August 2004 to July 2007 (3 years) Materials & Logistics Operations Manager -- reported to President and CEO @ H.J. Heinze Company aquired Lea & Perrins.
Reporting to the President and CEO, held full responsibility for the planning and execution of a $4.6 million supply chain budget incorporating all demand planning, master scheduling, material management, inventory planning and control, distribution, transportation, and warehouse management functions. From February 2003 to August 2004 (1 year 7 months) Supply Chain Managment @ Kraft Foods aquired Nabisco in 2000.
Kraft / Nabisco Transition, Training & E-Commerce Manager
Charged with the planning and implementation of all strategic training (individual and group) initiatives while leading the resolution of all system and procedural issues. Cultivated new and expanded existing business and working relationships across all organizational levels including customer, sales, customer service, and EDI support teams for the Food Service Customer Service division.
Manager Supply Chain & Customer Service at Nabisco
With direct oversight and responsibility for managing the day-to-day operations of the Nabisco Food Service Customer Service organization, a $700 million operation spanning the food service, vending, ingredient, Canadian, and export divisions. Led the recruiting, development, supervision, and evaluation of a staff of 15 Customer Service Coordinators.
Inventory & Distribution Analyst at Nabisco
With tactical responsibility for streamlining distribution and operations planning for ~34% of Nabisco’s total distribution volume through the proper alignment of resources to demand through efficient inventory planning, transportation and carrier management, and achieving order fill and on-time delivery targets. From September 1996 to February 2003 (6 years 6 months)
Bachelors of Science, Geography @ Penn State University From 1990 to 1995 Bachelor of Science (BS), Geography w/ minor in Business Logistics @ Penn State University Chip Gretok is skilled in: MRP, Production Planning, Supply Chain Management, Inventory Management, Transportation, Customer Service, Capacity Planning, Demand Planning, Supply Chain, Logistics, Materials Management, Forecasting, Cost Reduction, Inventory Control, ERP
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