Vice President Logistics and Demand Managment @ Mike's Hard Lemonade (Mark Anthony Brands Inc)
Director Customer Service and Logistics Innovation @ Kraft Foods Group
Bachelor of Science, Finance @
University of Dayton
Senior Vice President Supply Chain @ Lead end to end Supply Chain activities including Production Planning, MRP, Procurement, Inventory and Manufacturing Tech Services. Manage Co-packing network in US and Canada. From January 2015 to Present (1 year) Vice President Logistics and Demand Managment @ Lead creation of US based logistics and customer service organization for Mike's Hard
Senior Vice President Supply Chain @ Lead end to end Supply Chain activities including Production Planning, MRP, Procurement, Inventory and Manufacturing Tech Services. Manage Co-packing network in US and Canada. From January 2015 to Present (1 year) Vice President Logistics and Demand Managment @ Lead creation of US based logistics and customer service organization for Mike's Hard Lemonade. Responsibilities include Demand Planning, Transportation, 3PL DC Management, Inventory control and Order Management From January 2012 to January 2015 (3 years 1 month) Director Customer Service and Logistics Innovation @ Lead global Point of Sale Data Integration Initiative. Focus on leveraging POS data to increase revenue and reduce supply chain cost of Kraft and customers.
Partner with the Customer Business Teams to implement solutions and business process with customers to institutionalize use of POS data insights to drive change and improve results.
Create retail alerting process to address distribution voids, eliminate phantom inventory and improve On-shelf Availability
Drive end to end Supply Chain utilization of POS demand signal - improve forecast, VMI ordering, transportation planning through visibility to consumption data.
Leverage reclaim audits, POS data and inventory to focus efforts on waste reduction within the BU's and Customer Teams. 2010 YTD results are $54MM favorable to PY. From October 2009 to January 2012 (2 years 4 months) Director of Product Supply - Canada @ Lead organization of 80, responsible for product change management, raw material and packaging procurement, production forecasting, plant scheduling, site logistics, and distribution.
Lead reduction of Canadian inventory by 10% while maintaining customer service level above 98%.
Liaise with Senior Executives across departments (Sales, Operations, Finance, Marketing, R&D) to ascertain mutually beneficial supply chain opportunities while considering global trends, emerging efficiencies and individual business cases.
Lead strategic planning, direction setting and budgeting for division forecasting, commercialization, material management, supply planning and inventory management. From March 2008 to October 2009 (1 year 8 months) Toronto, Canada AreaDirector of Customer Supply Chain @ Designed, developed, implemented and integrated supply chain strategies with those of customers. (Kroger, SUPERVALU, Meijer, Drug Channel, C-store, Target)
Initiated and led the strategic supply chain engagement process with customers.
Interfaced effectively with management personnel across all departments (Marketing, Sales, Finance, Manufacturing, Logistics, Operations, Customer Supply Chain).
Provided technical expertise for logistics issues and utilized resources as needed.
Provided leadership on cross functional projects supporting customer service and logistics initiatives (including merger, acquisition, and divestiture).
Managed direct staff of 10 and120 indirect.
Managed order to cash transactions of $9 billion and operating budget of $10 million. From July 2002 to March 2008 (5 years 9 months) Director of Customer Supply Chain @ Worked with customers to optimize supply chain efficiencies, including inventory reduction through rapid replenishment programs, Vendor Managed inventory and delivery unload programs. From August 2000 to June 2002 (1 year 11 months) Customer Service Manager @ Partnered with customer to develop mutually beneficial supply chain opportunities.
Directly responsible for order management, distribution, supply chain activities, credit and deduction resolution. From June 1993 to May 1998 (5 years) Manager @ Order Management Transition Team From February 1993 to May 1993 (4 months) Accounts Payable/Credit Supervisor @ From July 1992 to January 1993 (7 months) General Accounting Supervisor @ From February 1992 to January 1993 (1 year)
Masters of Business Administration (MBA) @ Loyola University ChicagoBachelor of Science, Finance @ University of Dayton John Sacksteder is skilled in: Continuous Improvement, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Demand Planning, Forecasting, Inventory Management, Leadership, Logistics, Management, Supply Chain Management, Budgets, Business Process, Materials Management, Process Improvement, Procurement, Sales Operations, Six Sigma, Strategy, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Optimization
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