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Chris Gnass is currently living in Ontario, and is interested in Education, Marketing.
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Chris Gnass has joined on Dec 09, 2010

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Christopher Gnass
49 Fordwich Boulevard
Brampton, Ontario, L7A 1T2
Tel: (905) 970-9796, Cell: 647-234-9796, E-mail:


I am a skilled and professional Master Planner /Scheduler currently seeking an opportunity to work in a team with a growing and stable enterprise whereby I can make a significant contribution to the ongoing success of the company and to be rewarded by the work performed.

KIK Custom Products
January 15, 2010 to present Corporate Supply Chain Planner
 Manage supply chain relationship with 3rd party manufactures and warehousing ensuring product flow is efficient and transship inventory to nine company plants
 Make revision recommendations where necessary i.e. forecast variance, sku rationalization, capacity restraints, promo notifications etc
 Help identify opportunities to improve inventory turns, service (internal and external), carrying costs, manufacturing efficiencies etc
 Responsible for the logistics of raw materials, scheduling manufacturing production and finished goods timelines
 Responsible for ensuring the attainment of service-level goals will helping maintain inventory levels to drive down liabilities and cost
 Continuously review past results searching for greater efficiency in product movement and stocking levels
 Manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize in accordance with the challenges of a rapidly changing environment

KIK Custom Products
May 01, 2006 to January 15, 2010
Master Scheduler

 Create production schedules for both filling and blow molding lines to ensure efficiency is optimized and update as necessary
 Analyze customer orders for availability
 Forecasting of blow molding bottles
 Ensure availability of raw materials to fulfill planned work orders
 Ensure inventory and replenishment is maintained
 Communicate modifications of plans/scheduling to all affected people and departments
 Consult with operations to schedule lines in a cost and time efficient manner
 Update spreadsheets to ensure information is accurate in production, blow molding
 Strong Knowledge of supply chain functions when purchasing bulk raw materials (i.e., chlorine, resin, caustic, surfactants, etc) that are crucial to everyday production
 Responsible for ensuring attainment of service levels in absence of production and blow molding manager
 Ability to integrate forecast and business processes
 Continuously review past results and provide input for better efficiency in product levels
 Deal with suppliers for just in time delivery

Apollo Health and Beauty Care
May 18, 2004 to April 15, 2006
Master Planner
 Created all production schedules and fill sheets for the filling lines and updating as necessary
 Created and assessed all the compounding schedules for production requirements
 Provided both production and purchasing departments with an accurate frozen three-week schedule on a weekly basis
 Requisitioned all material and components
 Established and managed work in process and finished goods inventory levels
 Analyzed customer orders for item availability and reviewed work orders for material availability
 Eliminated delays and shortages by analyzing the current schedules and flagging any problems and then working with relevant departments to resolve any situations
 Analyzed production schedules to improve efficiencies while meeting shipping deadlines
Consulted with operations supervisors to schedule production runs in a cost and time efficient manner
 Communicated modifications of plans/scheduling to all affected people and departments
Strong customer service skills, with an ability to remain patient and helpful under pressure and to ensure their requirements are met in a timely matter
 Strong analytical and organizational skills

Alberto-Culver Canada Inc.
October 1, 1998 to May 13, 2004
Shift Manager
 A proven ability to successfully manage schedules and people
 Ensured all production issues were dealt with efficiently and effectively, in compliance with GMP and SOPs
 An integral part of the production planning team, managing production and compounding schedules, staffing levels, quality control, health and safety as well as the implementation of new programs
 Responsible for the labour efficiencies and setting achievable line labour standards, schedule maintenance and schedule reconciliation
 Developed ideas for assuring that production objectives were achieved and shipped in the most cost effective manner, on schedule and in accordance with company standards and Quality Assurance
 Ability to work independently with a minimal amount of supervision

Alberto-Culver Canada Inc.
October 29, 1989 to September 30, 1998.
Compounder A
 Responsible for the manufacturing of hair and skin care products including the food product, Sugar Twin
 Duties included dispensing of raw materials to coincide with the formulation of the product being manufactured
 Adjusted all required batches to meet the required specifications
 Cleaned and sanitized all tanks and miscellaneous compounding utensils
 Helped with the daily organization of schedules to ensure adequate capacity of the tank farm


Ontario Secondary School Grade 12 Diploma
Management Studies Diploma (2 year program), Sheridan College, Toronto

 Windows 98/XP, Word, Excel, Prism, MRP, Syspro, Savant, Macola, JDE and DSRP software
 IBM AS400
 WHMIS Certified
 Forklift Operator Certificate
 First Aid and CPR Coordinator


Team Player
Self-starter with initiative and prioritizing skills
Quickly develop excellent rapport with my team and material suppliers
Poised, confident, focused and disciplined under pressure

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Name: Chris Gnass
Location: Ontario,Canada

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