MBA degree with over 15 years of leadership experience driving supply chain improvements within fortune 500 corporations. Highly analytical, results driven, tactical and strategic, able to achieve improved and sustainable results through root cause analysis, process definition, and metrics driven management. Experienced in supply planning, S&OP, ERP systems, logistics, and implementing lean manufacturing principles to all aspects
MBA degree with over 15 years of leadership experience driving supply chain improvements within fortune 500 corporations. Highly analytical, results driven, tactical and strategic, able to achieve improved and sustainable results through root cause analysis, process definition, and metrics driven management. Experienced in supply planning, S&OP, ERP systems, logistics, and implementing lean manufacturing principles to all aspects of the supply chain.
VP Supply Chain @ Spin Master designs, develops, manufactures and markets consumer products for children around the world and is recognized as a global growth and innovation leader within the toy industry.
Global responsibility for demand planning, supply planning, distribution, and customer service.
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www.spinmaster.com From January 2015 to Present (1 year) Director, Supply Chain – Planning @ Director of Supply Chain Planning for the world leader writing instrument company, including brands like Sharpie®, the largest writing brand in North America, Paper Mate®, Ink Joy®, Uni-ball®, Liquid Paper®, Expo®, Rolodex® and Prismacolor®. From January 2009 to January 2015 (6 years 1 month) Sr. Supply Chain Productivity Manager @ Led two supply chain restructuring projects that consolidated five facilities into three, including transferring operations into Mexico. Projects delivered on time and cost while sustaining customer service. From March 2008 to January 2009 (11 months) Plant Materials Manager @ Managed supply chain of a $250 M GBT. Led supply chain restructuring of 3 facilities into 1. Responsible for site-level SAP implementation for 350 end users.
Turned-around unacceptable customer service levels from 85% line fill to 98% while reducing department over-head cost $230 K and reducing E&O to less than 10% of inventory. From March 2006 to March 2008 (2 years 1 month) Plant Materials Manager @ Managed complete supply chain of a $75 M molding operation across two facilities. Eventually was responsible for divesting both facilities to a privately held company.
Led operations team through Danaher Policy Deployment process including leading kaizen events from supplier to end customer. Responsible to develop and deliver breakthrough deployment. From June 2004 to March 2006 (1 year 10 months) Distribution Center Manager & Lean Manufacturing Leader @ Promoted from a front line supervisor, to a distribution center manager of a $350 M engineered-to-order business, including management team of three supervisors and 120 unionized warehouse associates.
Drove total logistics deflation of $150 K while increasing productivity $200 K by improving lean material handling methods. From June 2001 to June 2004 (3 years 1 month) Operations Management Leadership Program (OMLP) @ Developed under General Electric’s managerial program with rotations in Engineering, Supply Planning, and Supervision. Recognized with President’s award for managing $850 K of capital investment projects. From June 1999 to June 2001 (2 years 1 month)
MBA, General @ Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University Chicago From 2008 to 2010 BS, Mechanical Engineering @ Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology From 1994 to 1999 Chris Jackson is skilled in: Working Capital Management, Supply Chain Optimization, Business Transformation, Transformational Projects, Organizational Development, Lean Deployment, Theory of Constraints, Business Intelligence, Matrix Management, Budget/Strategic Planning, S&OP implementation, Supply Chain Management, Leadership, Project Planning, Process Improvement
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