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JOHN GURNEY

JOHN GURNEY

Planning & Materials Controller at Extronics

Location
Rudheath, Cheshire, United Kingdom
Industry
Consumer Goods
Current
  1. Extronics
Previous
  1. Henkel,
  2. Henkel AdhesivesWinsford,
  3. Ilford ImagingMobberley
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Extronics

Extronics

Planning & Material Controller

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Background

Experience

Planning & Material Controller

Extronics

Planning & Materials Controller

Extronics
– Present (2 years 11 months)

Planning & Materials Manager

Henkel
(22 years 4 months)

Production Planning and Material Manager 2006 to

Henkel AdhesivesWinsford
(22 years 1 month)

Henkel Consumer Adhesives, a £65m turnover division of a global blue chip company, is best known for its international brands: Sellotape, Solvite, Unibond, Loctite, Pritt.
Key role in the Supply Chain Team reporting to Supply Chain Manager UK and to Complexity Manager in Europe, responsible for managing the entire product line ensuring that the UK portfolio was at the right level and appropriate profitability.; Developed tools to manage the UK Product Complexity.
*Reduced SKU counts in both Finished Goods and Raw Materials. Won the UK employee of the year award for complexity reduction and cost reduction.
*Dramatically reduced Dead Stock by working with Planning, Sales and Marketing.
*Headed monthly meeting with Sales and Marketing Directors to keep focus on new and old products
*Liaised with and coached the Warehouse and Planning Teams in methods to reduce inventory.
*Negotiated with specialist slow moving stock customers to get the best return for slow moving and dead stock.

Production Planning and Material Manager 2006 to

Henkel AdhesivesWinsford
(22 years 1 month)

Henkel Consumer Adhesives, a £65m turnover division of a global blue chip company, is best known for its international brands: Sellotape, Solvite, Unibond, Loctite, Pritt.
Key role in the Supply Chain Team reporting to Supply Chain Manager UK and to Complexity Manager in Europe, responsible for managing the entire product line ensuring that the UK portfolio was at the right level and appropriate profitability.; Developed tools to manage the UK Product Complexity.
*Reduced SKU counts in both Finished Goods and Raw Materials. Won the UK employee of the year award for complexity reduction and cost reduction.
*Dramatically reduced Dead Stock by working with Planning, Sales and Marketing.
*Headed monthly meeting with Sales and Marketing Directors to keep focus on new and old products
*Liaised with and coached the Warehouse and Planning Teams in methods to reduce inventory.
*Negotiated with specialist slow moving stock customers to get the best return for slow moving and dead stock.

PRODUCTION PLANNING & MATERIALS MANAGER

Henkel
(22 years)

Project Manager

Henkel
(6 years 1 month)

*Managed the supply chain criteria (planning, procurement and transfer data) of a number of Henkel acquisitions including Nitromors, Sellotape, and Sealant businesses. Project planned new product launches and regular seasonal promotional activity.

Project Manager

Henkel
(6 years 1 month)

*Managed the supply chain criteria (planning, procurement and transfer data) of a number of Henkel acquisitions including Nitromors, Sellotape, and Sealant businesses. Project planned new product launches and regular seasonal promotional activity.

Product Planner > Planning Manager

Henkel
(8 years 1 month)

*Planned a variety of product lines and processes from raw material, to intermediate to Finished goods.
*Moved in 1995 from Planner to Planning Manager with 4 staff controlling 2000 finished goods and circa 3000 materials with a turnover of £60m and stock holding of £5m.
*Continuous improvements in Forecasting, lot sizes and efficient manufacturing processes. Kan Bans and JIT principles. BOM accuracy.

Product Planner > Planning Manager

Henkel
(8 years 1 month)

*Planned a variety of product lines and processes from raw material, to intermediate to Finished goods.
*Moved in 1995 from Planner to Planning Manager with 4 staff controlling 2000 finished goods and circa 3000 materials with a turnover of £60m and stock holding of £5m.
*Continuous improvements in Forecasting, lot sizes and efficient manufacturing processes. Kan Bans and JIT principles. BOM accuracy.

Stock Controller

Henkel
(3 years 1 month)

*Joined Henkel and controlled the factory raw materials and issued yield analysis.
*Ensured line side availability and efficient movements between manufacturing & warehousing.

Stock Controller

Henkel
(3 years 1 month)

*Joined Henkel and controlled the factory raw materials and issued yield analysis.
*Ensured line side availability and efficient movements between manufacturing & warehousing.

Stock Controller - Photo Chemicals

Ilford ImagingMobberley
(8 years 1 month)

Responsible for 3 warehouse staff ensuring receipt and issue and accurate data for circa 2000 materials.

Training
Krauthammer course
*An intensive 2 day management course that ran each month over a 6 month period, dealing with coaching, managing, presenting, time management and negotiating skills.

Stock Controller - Photo Chemicals

Ilford ImagingMobberley
(8 years 1 month)

Responsible for 3 warehouse staff ensuring receipt and issue and accurate data for circa 2000 materials.

Training
Krauthammer course
*An intensive 2 day management course that ran each month over a 6 month period, dealing with coaching, managing, presenting, time management and negotiating skills.

Skills

  • Supply Chain
  • Procurement
  • Forecasting
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Manufacturing
  • Product Development

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