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Rafael Alfonso

Supply Chain Planner
Stamford
Summary

Highly energetic Supply Chain Analyst known for implementing effective processes that deliver cost-saving efficiencies. Polished individual skilled in multitasking while establishing lasting relationships with key stakeholders. Bilingual individual with a strong background in reporting on performance metrics and implementing valuable system tools.

Analytical Supply Chain Planner with Apics certification offering 16 year background in inventory planning, transporting and delivering consumer goods. Excellent recordkeeping and research abilities.

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Work History

Bulk Liquid Planner Whiskey

Diageo North America
2015-07 - Current
  • Manage complete current year whiskey consumption plan, approximately 16 million 9 liter cases in North America.
  • Manage whiskey consumption plan for 200 million 9 liter cases over the 10 year horizon plan.
  • Generate North Americal whiskey distillations plans for 7 distilleries generating 76 million original liters of alcohol.
  • 2 distilleries in Canada consisting of 7 liquids, 56 million liters of alcohol and 400k barrels.
  • 5 distilleries in the Unites States, 2 third party contractors. 16 unique liquids, 20 million liters of alcohol and 200k barrels.
  • Manage liquid profiles of over 60 active whiskey blends, reviewing yearly, providing guidance on percentage and age to be consume in relation to available inventory.
  • Manage $950 million USD. or 3.6 million total barrel inventory, projecting at minimum 2 years in advance capital spending requirements for required new builds.
  • Oversee 1,100 trucks and rail shipments moving yearly from aging site to bottling sites ensuring liquid is available for forecasted bottling needs while achieving desired inventory targets.
  • Generate yearly whiskey operations plan to include total distillation, total new and used barreling needs and as needed purchase barrels.
  • Analyst team lead in transition and implementation of whiskey modeling from Excel to Anaplan which is a global cloud based software.
  • Lead in providing concepts to software engineers.
  • Testing lead for accuracy of data output.
  • Project lead in successful transferring of batching and barreling matured product.

Material Planner

Diageo North America
2008-10 - 2015-07
  • Generate supply and inventory plans to meet bottling forecast for Cans. Closures, Corrugate, Crown Royal Bags, Labels and Pouches.
  • Approximate $56MM yearly spend.
  • Managed high consumption 3 month lead time ordering plan for materials produced in Asia with no outages and compliance to inventory targets.
  • Evaluate variance to plan and review with responsible function to improve future plans and outcomes.
  • Participate in cross functional new innovation planning meetings for assigned products ensuring data accuracy to future ordering.
  • Identify, communicate and resolve anticipated supply/demand imbalances prior to becoming a crisis.
  • Prioritize resources to highest value and strategic applications.
  • Update Recipe run out and start dates ensuring accurate flow of demand minimizing waste and write offs.
  • Maintain MRP infrastructure records to ensure proper MRP calculations.
  • Lead implementation of quota agreements within SAP.
  • Master Data records; research with relevant departments to confirm correct dataset allowing for accurate data flow.
  • Lead planning analysis for my components to implement supplier managed inventory through EDI.

Site Integrated Planner

Procter And Gamble
2001-06 - 2008-10
  • Responsible for creation of 12 week production schedule for 650 sku's Wella product line with annual sales of $850MM.
  • Achieve 98% service level while constantly maintaining budget target levels.
  • Created and Maintained the Material Masters for each sku.
  • Updated recipe dates ensuring accurate data flow for each finished good.
  • Developed long terms capacity schedule vs. demonstrated manufacturing capabilities to drive capacities and efficiencies projections.
  • Clear understanding of processing and packaging assets, line efficiencies rates, crewing constraints that could impact the production plan.
  • Interface with new initiative leads regarding longer range capacity plans and introduction of new products.
  • Maintain and monitor daily production schedule for high change over line.
  • Assess impact resulting from out of cycle forecast changes as provided by demand analyst and modify the schedule within constraints.
  • Monitor redeployment activities and interact with Distribution planners to ensure adequate stock levels at all distribution sites.
  • Only site planner to have $0 write cost off semi soft packaging update.
  • One of only two planners in all of P&G to correctly answer test scrip in yearly reassessment.
Education

No Degree Finance

Norwalk Community College
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Skills

SAP Demand Flow

Anaplan

Vendor Management

Data Management

Product Scheduling

Strategic Planning

Proficient in SAP

Proficient in Anaplan

Stakeholder relationships

Supply and demand requirements

Continuous Improvement

Multi-plant experience

Data Analysis

Languages

Spanish

Certification

APICS

2020-06
Timeline

APICS

2020-06

Bulk Liquid Planner Whiskey

Diageo North America
2015-07 - Current

Material Planner

Diageo North America
2008-10 - 2015-07

Site Integrated Planner

Procter And Gamble
2001-06 - 2008-10

No Degree Finance

Norwalk Community College
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