What I Can Help You With In Details

Strategic Finance with control over P&L costs

  • Conducting financial analysis to inform business decisions, such as evaluating new product opportunities or assessing investment options
  • Creating financial models to simulate different scenarios and forecast potential outcomes affecting the company's P&L
  • Developing and implementing financial strategies to improve overall business performance and achieve strategic goals
  • Dual responsibility for reporting on performance by identifying meaningful trends, real business alarms, and data anomalies while controlling costs for respective cost centers
  • Streamlining data in a scalable way for efficient reporting
    Producing quarterly and yearly forecasts based on business top and bottom lines
  • Injecting numbers into accounting software, such as Netsuite
  • Direct involvement in tax issues within the EU, with such as intercontinental freight Brexit-related issues

Operations Cost Performance (Value Engineering) to optimize for cost and time

  • Conducting a comprehensive analysis on sales, finance, and operations data sets to identify opportunities for cost cutting
  • Designing road maps and project plans to execute on identified opportunities, determining necessary resources and timelines for success
  • Collaborating with stakeholders and onboarding them on project goals by aligning on vision and driving execution in highly cross-functional organizations
  • Building dashboards to track the development of key performance indicators (KPIs) and ensure business benefits and real value creation
  • Keeping stakeholders engaged by sharing positive results resulting from cross-functional collaboration

Production Planning by effectively matching supply and demand

  • Expertise in production planning and matching supply with demand by moving capacity within facilities internally or through the fulfillment network to "solve" for outbound demand as first priority
  • Calculation of production capacity based on workforce, machinery, and production line bottlenecks
  • Consideration of events that may halt production (e.g. holidays, team events, weekends)
  • Skilled in forecasting customer demand and converting it into quantitative data points
  • Matching customer demand with production capacity at parcel or pallet levels
  • Calculation of expected workforce efficiency based on facility conditions such as warehouse fullness or hiring activities
  • Proficient in utilizing multiple cloud services for production planning
    Experienced in using local spreadsheet files to maintain accurate records and data

Business Intelligence and Data Analytics

  • Proficient in data analytics and business intelligence tools, including Excel, SQL, and AWS infrastructure, to extract, transform, and load (ETL) data and perform analysis that informs business decision-making
  • Skilled in Python programming language, which has been used to automate data processing tasks and generate insights with greater efficiency
  • Collaborated with data engineering teams to build data pipelines and ensure data quality, consistency, and integrity
  • Experienced in working in an agile project management environment, which has allowed for efficient and iterative development of data products and insights that meet evolving business needs
  • Strong ability to translate complex data into understandable and actionable insights, and to communicate those insights effectively to stakeholders across the organization

Workforce Staffing Consultation for labor-intensive verticals

  • Expertise in workforce staffing consultation for labor-intensive industries such as manufacturing, logistics and on-demand logistics
  • Building direct connections with major third-party workforce staffing agencies in the EU to maintain a healthy hiring pipeline
  • Conducting labor market research to identify industry trends, skill shortages, and areas of opportunity for talent acquisition
  • Staying up-to-date with regulatory changes and compliance requirements related to labor and employment, and providing recommendations to businesses to ensure compliance
  • Developing strategies to attract labor in challenging labor shortage conditions in the EU
  • Ensuring a healthy and fair work environment and contractual conditions to maintain labor engagement and retention

Product Management with a focus on logistics and e-commerce

  • Leading cross-functional teams in developing logistics and machine learning products that aligned with the needs of the market and customers, and ensured product-market fit through effective research and validation
  • Conducting rigorous AB testing to optimize product features, user experience, and leveraged insights from testing to continuously improve products
  • Overseeing data science projects aimed at estimating delivery times, optimizing fulfillment decision-making and supporting the growth and design of fulfillment networks while ensuring full alignment with business goals, scalability promises and customer needs
  • Managing stakeholder engagement across the organization to ensure alignment on product vision, strategy, and execution, and communicated product progress, insights, and results to all relevant stakeholders
  • Utilizing agile development methodologies and demonstrating expertise in logistics and machine learning domains, and leveraging that expertise to drive innovation and differentiation in products, while also ensuring product-user fit