Director of Supply Chain l Data Driven Leader l Supply Chain Transformation
Cleveland/Akron, Ohio Area
Supply Chain Director - Foods Division
Head Of Procurement - Business Partner - Raw, Packaging, Engineering, & MRO
October 2016 to July 2018
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• Direct responsibility for the S&OP process. Indirect responsibility for Demand Planning, Master Production Scheduling and Deployment. Functional Lead to the business for Customer Service, Customer Facing, Warehousing and Transportation for a $4.5 Billion Division.• Supply Chain Head serving on Executive Leadership Teams for the Business , as well as the Function • Supply Chain Lead for... • Direct responsibility for the S&OP process. Indirect responsibility for Demand Planning, Master Production Scheduling and Deployment. Functional Lead to the business for Customer Service, Customer Facing, Warehousing and Transportation for a $4.5 Billion Division.• Supply Chain Head serving on Executive Leadership Teams for the Business , as well as the Function • Supply Chain Lead for Pizza Division for Network Transformation from DSD to Warehouse delivered model.
What company does Bob Riffert work for?
Bob Riffert works for Nestlé
What is Bob Riffert's role at Nestlé?
Bob Riffert is Supply Chain Director - Foods Division
What industry does Bob Riffert work in?
Bob Riffert works in the Consumer Goods industry.
💼 Past Experience
Bob Riffert's current work experiences:Supply Chain Director - Foods Division at Nestlé in Solon, OhioBob Riffert is currently a Supply Chain Director - Foods Division at Nestlé. His direct responsibility for the S&OP process includes preparing and forecasting supply needs, developing master production schedules and deployments, and reports to other departments for contact and input on product production. In addition, he indirect responsibility forDemand Planning, Master Production Scheduling and Deployment, and Functional Lead to the business for Customer Service, Customer Facing, Warehousing and Transportation for a $4.5 Billion Division. As a Supply Chain Lead for the Pizza Division at Nestlé from October 2016 to July 2018 in Solon, Ohio, he was responsible for managing the Procurement Business Partner function. He also led a team of brand Business Partners and Procurement Support Specialists to add sustainable value to the business through ownership of the business strategy, from a Procurement point of view, and flawless execution translating the overall procurement strategy into actions for each NUSA business.In addition, Bob Riffert has experience in the development of short and long term capacity plans, in close conjunction with Nestlé factories, to identify potential bottlenecks and necessary process improvements or co-manufacturing outsourcing opportunities. He also led a team of 350 sku’s transitioning factories,Branding, and Packaging, while ensuring forecast accuracy remains above 80%, fill rates above 98.5%, and minimizing write offs and working capital exposure. Finally, he has experience in the conduct of weekly updates for the entire Nestle Nutrition retail sales organization on critical items and potential future customer service challenges.
Bob Riffert is a Mechanical Engineer with a BS from Penn State University and an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management. In 2007, he left UCLA to become a manager at Anderson School of Management at UCLA. In 2009, he left Anderson School of Management to become a manager at the Mississippi State University Kelley School of Business. In 2018, he left Mississippi State University to become the manager of sales at Telluride, Inc.
💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills
In his last job, Bob was the supply chain head for the pizza division for a $4.5 billion division at Nestlé. He also had a previous job in the supply chain lead for the healthcare and performance nutrition business unit at Nestlé. In his previous job, Bob was responsible for managing the customerfacing supply chain for NestléUSA Divisions of Prepared Foods, Baking and Pizza. Bob also held a lead and develop team of brand business partnerships and procurement support specialists at NestléUSA. Lastly, Bob was also responsible for developing off-shelf alerts for 600+ sku's to drive real time actions at the shelf to mitigate shelf out of stocks and improve on shelf availability. In his most recent job, Bob is the supply chain manager for the NestléChocolate division. As the supply chain manager for the NestléChocolate division, he is responsible for driving the company's strategic buying for Direct & Technical and managing the company's inventory.
Extraversion (E), Sensing (S), Feeling (F), Judging (J)
1 year(s), 9 month(s)
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