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Mar 07

Global Supply Chain Manager Bloomingdale, IL 60108

Global Supply Chain Manager

Bloomingdale, IL 60108

Salary commensurate with experience. 

Key points:  Must have Experience with S&OP (Sales and Operations Planning) and with Oracle’s ASCP, top two needs from the position. 5+ years of management experience. Solid understanding of lead-time, safety master scheduling, and Pharmaceutical industry experience a huge plus. 

Summary: Client one of the top-selling manufacturer within the food and nutritional science industries.  We are seeking Global Supply Chain Manager to provide leadership to analyze and optimize the global supply chains to deliver key results (customer service, inventory targets, operational efficiency, financial, etc.) for current and future needs across business units.

  • Lead the formal Sales & Operations Planning process to balance Demand and Supply Plans in alignment with financial goals and objectives. Establish methods of measuring and improving supply chain performance indicators.
  • Leverage Oracle’s Supply Chain Management eBusiness Suite in development of common analytic and planning tools and work processes.
  • Effectively manage and support supply chain staff by training, developing, mentoring and coaching to support and interact with all levels of the organization to achieve set objectives.
  • Support the Performance System by driving Lean and Pull system based activities through the organization to eliminate waste and improve efficiency.  Evaluate and make recommendations on all aspects of the end-to-end supply chain to minimize landed costs.
  • Investigate and evaluate future systems and supply chain methodologies to keep up with best practices.
  • Provide independent judgment on significant  issues; handles time sensitive and confidential matters.  Coordinate  and maintain information, records, and resources for manufacturing and distribution facilities.
  • Comply with all safety and GMP requirements.

 

Qualifications:

Minimum three years of experience leading formal S&OP process required. 

  • Five to seven years of management experience with ERP supply chain software preferred; Oracle ASCP required. 
  • Broad and deep knowledge of supply chain and production processes required; Master Scheduler (Operational planning/scheduling and inventory management – MRP) skills preferred.
  • APICS certification CPIM and/or CSCP preferred. 
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office software, with Macro experience preferred.  Supervisory experience preferred. 
  • Experience  with Lean systems preferred. 
  • Experience  with Change Management systems preferred.
  • Bachelor degree in Supply Chain Management,  business or closely allied field required; in lieu of degree,  consideration may be given to candidates with 10+ years of relevant experience. 

Cdiversity4andidate Career Interest: Please send your resume as a MS-word (.doc) or PDF attachment along with a short summary for the position of interest:  jchrconsulting@sbcglobal.net

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Jan 21

The Right Place At The Right Time

*JC’s Inspirations*:

You need to accept that you’re in the right place at the right time.

Sure, there’s some definite skill involved in your success,

but your great energy and chance circumstances contribute quite a bit!

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Cotledge & Associates, Inc.

“Human Resource Consulting Services/Contract”

“Relentless, Successful, and Dedicated to Client Satisfaction.”

 *Embrace Life, Live!*

*Be Present!*

*How May I Serve!*

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Jan 17

Chief Operations Officer, Nutritional Supplements / Health Foods

Chief Operations Officer – Nutritional Supplements or Health Foods Industry

Bloomingdale, Il 60108

Salary commensurate with experience.

Relocation is an option for this role.

Key Points:

•           At least 10+ years’ experience in successfully managing multiple FDA dealing with regulatory governed manufacturing facilities.

•           Responsibility for at least 1000 employees and Revenues of $250 million plus.

•           Natural products from a Supplement or Health Food company experience desirable.

•           Non-union leadership experience required.

  • Has experience in lean six sigma with either a black or green belt, or equivalent process experience with a strong technology background.

Summary: Company is seeking a mission-focused, seasoned, strategic, and process-minded leader with experience scaling an organization, leading a talented management team, and developing a performance culture among a group of diverse individuals. The COO must be a leader who is able to help others at the company to deliver measurable, cost-effective results that make the vision a reality.

Duties:

  • Advising and counseling management in planning; formulating activities and consulting with department leads on how to conduct these activities; supervising the operations and manufacturing department;
  • Ensuring all activities relating to work are completed according to specifications and in compliance with all legal matters;
  • Mediating between conflicting parties; assigning goals for departments and rewarding them once goals are achieved; motivating personnel to give quality service to the company;
  • Following guidelines set by the CEO and the board of directors; as well as providing business plans to maximize growth and profit, among others.
  • Directs activities for manufacturing operations at multi-site locations, supply chain, packaging, processing, receiving warehouse, purchasing, order fulfillment and engineering.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; and advanced degree preferred.  Experience with distribution and inventory management required, preferably in a food-related industry.  Advanced degree preferred.
  • 10 years’ experience in successfully managing multiple FDA governed manufacturing facilities. 
  • Management / Supervisory experience of at least 1000 employees and Revenues of 250 million plus.
  • Natural products experience from a supplement company.
  • Non-union leadership experience required
  • Successful P&L management; the ability to balance the delivery of programs against the realities of a budget; and problem solving, project management, and creative resourcefulness.
  • Has experience in lean six sigma with either a black or a green belt, or equivalent process experience.
  • Supports goals of world-class manufacturing systems.
  • Experience with distribution and inventory management required, preferably in a food-related industry.
  • Must have adaptive agility.
  • Healthy lifestyle a plus.

 

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Jan 17

Production Manager, Food Reno Nevada, 89503

Production Manager, Food – Reno Nevada, 89503

Relocation is an option for this role.

Salary commensurate with experience. 

Key points: Prior experience with distribution, manufacturing and inventory management required, preferably in a health food-related industry. Soft Gel experience highly preferred.  As well as, vitamins, Vitamin D, pharma, fish oil or OTC (over the counter) products. 

Summary: Client one of the top-selling manufacturer within the food and nutritional science industries.  We are seeking the ideal candidate who manages all production activities to meet quality and productivity goals. Develops methods of tracking and ways to improve labor productivity. Confers with management to establish production and non-production standards and cost controls and obtains data regarding container sizes, production run shortages, machine speeds, etc. needed for plant operations.

Supervisory: Directly manages the Distribution Manager, Maintenance Manager and the Manufacturing Manager. Directs and coordinates site activities concerned with manufacturing, packaging, engineering and maintenance, inventory control and distribution of company products in a GMP environment by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate managers in the areas of Manufacturing, Receiving Warehouse, and Order.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s preferred
  • Minimum of five years of related experience, including experience in middle  management, preferably in a health food-related industry.
  • Prior experience with distribution, manufacturing, and inventory management in a  GMP environment.
  • Prior soft-gel manufacturing experience is a big plus.
  • Manages site operations including manufacturing, packaging, engineering /  maintenance, inventory control and distribution of company products to  ensure profitability targets, quality and safety standards, and schedule  commitments are consistently achieved.
  • Products experience: Vitamins, Vitamin D, pharma, fish oil or OTC (over the      counter) products.
  • Strong integrity and high ethics

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Jan 17

Java Developer / Business Intelligence Itasca, Il 60143

Java Developer / Business Intelligence Itasca, Il 60143

Salary commensurate with experience

Company will not provide relocation or sponsor for this position

*Key points: Requires strong core java.  This position is on the Information strategy team, which provides apps and dashboards to engineering and networking on the status / health of the network.*

Summary: Business Intelligence will be part of Information Strategy team and will play a key role in developing tools and applications for company’s network performance and operations team.

Qualifications:

Ability to independently expand rough project concepts into fully-fledged solutions for web portals, online data reports, or GUI applications;

• Familiarity with Business Objects, Tableau, or SSRS is a plus;

• 3+ years’ of GUI application development with Java;

• Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, XML, and JavaScript;

• Knowledge of VB.Net or ASP.Net a plus;

• Knowledge of C#.Net a plus;

• Ability to administer IIS is a plus;

• Good knowledge of databases, experience with MS SQL Server or MySQL is a plus, some knowledge of SSIS, SSRS a plus;

• Understanding of software development process and practices;

• Technical education is a plus as is advanced degree in CS, EE, MIS or CIS;

• Demonstrable skill writing efficient, maintainable code;

• Experience with incorporating GIS into application/report delivery is a plus;

• Experience working with cellular network data or airline data a plus;

• Strong verbal and written communication skills.

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Jan 17

My power today lies in Gratification

* JC’s #Inspirations * 

Gratification!

My power today lies in gratification.

The fruits of my labor already exist in my values.

My garden of purpose is perennial and forever in need of tending

but I am surrounded by the results I have intended to create.

I am empowered by the splendor that is my life and my asset is personal validation. 

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“Human Resource Consulting Services/Contract”

“Relentless, Successful, and Dedicated to Client Satisfaction.”

*Embrace Life, Live!*

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*How May I Serve!*

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Jan 14

Embrace Your Joy!

* JC’s #Inspirations *

“Be Kind to Yourself! “

Welcome your openness to exploring and ability to feel joy in small things.

This will make your life that much sweeter now.

Cotledge & Associates, Inc.

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Dec 30

Project Manager, Addison, IL. 60101

“Outstanding Career Opportunity within the Foods/ Retail / Ecommerce arena!”

Project Manager, Addison, Il 60101

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Company will not provide sponsorship or relocation for position. 

Summary: The Project Manager is responsible for the successful delivery of small to large-scale projects / initiatives by ensuring the proper execution of the activities and tasks as indicated by the IT methodology.

Directly accountable for the successful delivery of projects / initiatives by harnessing subject matter expertise to lead and execute the processes necessary to achieve desired results. Responsible for delivering all assigned initiatives with quality on schedule and within budget. The successful delivery of projects directly affects the overall effectiveness of information systems department.

Qualification:

  • BS Degree in Business or IS / IT preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum five years’ experience with project management concepts and practices.
  • Six-eight years’ experience leading Application Development and rollout-type projects.
  • Proven record of accomplishment in developing  detailed plans for complex projects involving challenging requirements, limited resources, and fixed deadlines.
  • Significant practical experience managing multiple initiatives simultaneously, utilizing appropriate processes and tools and delivering results, while controlling budget spend/utilization.
  • Completion of a formal, industry-recognized Project Management Training Curriculum (PMP credential, ESI, Systemation,  university certificate program completion or PM advanced degree).
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Desktop Software – Windows, Word, Excel, PPoint, etc…
  • Experienced with Project Management Information Systems (Planview, Primavera, Lawson, MS Project).
  • Accomplished with version control and change management processes, policies, and principles.
  • Experienced with customer relationship  management concepts, tools, and techniques.
  • Experienced with proper requirement gathering and test plans documentation and execution.
  • Experience managing external resources.
  • Accomplished with Microsoft Project.
  • Willingness to travel as necessary, less than  10%

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Sep 05

Vice President of Marketing, Chicago, Il 60606

Vice President of Marketing, Chicago, Il 60606

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Summary: Join an established organization that is looking for a VP of Marketing.  Develop and execute product-marketing plans that drive sales and increase brand exposure / awareness. Work closely with management and team to develop the objectives for marketing programs, tactics, strategies and success metrics to support growth strategy.

Ideal Candidate:  *Must have some marketing experience working in an educational / academics publishing environment.*

Person should have a strong understanding of Digital Market Techniques: SEO, Email Campaigns, Promoting and Growth of Websites, along with Product development, working with focus groups and other marketing techniques.

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communication Arts, English or with equivalent years of related discipline (12 years marketing) experience.
  2. Creative, enthusiastic, self-starter, and results-oriented with proven record of meeting and exceeding ROI goals.  Ability to manage multiple priorities and adhere to tight deadlines.
  3. Outstanding oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Must be a team player with the ability to manage people and activities across multiple departments.
  4. Extensive working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Basic knowledge of html and xml.
  5. Must have Ecommerce or Media Marketing background.

“Does This Interesting And Exciting Position! Sound Like Your Background & Expertise?”

 “Who Do You Know That Might Be Interested In This Exciting Career Opportunity?

“Your Friends, Relatives or Business Associates?

OK, Now, Tell Them!

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