VICTORIA A. HANKS
90 Carteret Street
Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
LOGISTICS, SUPPLY CHAIN & PROCUREMENT PROFESSIONAL
Supply planner/buyer background with extensive experience in manufacturing planning, forecasting,
export & import compliance, procurement, and inventory management. Industries include both comercial
and non-profit sectors in wildlife conservation, legislative and policy support, medical device, chemical
and food industries.
Highly developed analytical and logical problem solving skills
Proven cost-saving sourcing and negotiating achievements
Policy, procedure & process improvement development and implementation
Hiring, training and supervisory skills
Proficiency in SAP, Oracle,Demand Solutions, Dataworks,MUNIS, Axapta, Microsoft Office
THE COUNCIL OF STATE GOVERNMENTS, New York,NY July 2015—present
Logistics and Administrative Coordinator
Conference logistics planning for this non-profit state legislative and policy support organization;
expense, revenue,and budget management and reconciliation, contract review and purchasing and
CHAIT & ASSOCIATES, Hackensack,NJ Mar 2015 – May 2015
Provide general administrative duties for this forensic accounting firm as well as document management,
data entry and maintenance. Enter, validate and reconcile journal entries in Quicken accounting system.
AVERY DENNISON, Orangeburg,NY June 2014 – Oct. 2014
Provide master schedule for this fabric and paper coating facility. Procure raw materials from local
distributors as well as global suppliers. Develop and lead process improvements for bills of materials,
routers, and material masters in Oracle.
Leading process improvements in optimum inventory levels for chemical procurement.
sourcing for critcal components and raw materials.
SIKA, INC., Lyndhurst, NJ Jan. 2013 – June 2014
Buyer/Supply and Demand Planner
Provide master schedule for U.S. plant production for this construction and flooring sealant manufacturer
and procure raw materials from local and overseas suppliers. Key team member in obtaining and
analyzing forecast data generated by Export business in demand planning pilot program.
Developed Exception reporting for FG via SAP R3 data resulting in increased planning efficiencies.
Provide SAP support to Planning Department and Customer Service in preparation for launch of APO
Demand Planning organization-wide. Met target for aggressive deadline of July 1.
THE MANISCHEWITZCOMPANY, Newark,NJ 2011 – 2012
Sr. Production Planner/Master Scheduler
Generate master schedules for all plant production for this kosher food manufacturer. Provide support to
Customer Service, Marketing, R&D,and warehouse functions. Responsible for ensuring all production
lines minimize changeovers and downtime, support strict inventory control metrics, direct bill of material
creation and maintenance. Supervise and train two Shop Floor Administrators.
Created new master scheduling spreadsheets based on monthly forecast updates to improve planning
Key team member in Passover Forecasting planning group targeting high customer service metrics
while maintaining low inventory goals.
WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY, Bronx,NY 2009 – 2011
Purchasing Agent, Global Procurement
Sourced, negotiated pricing for and purchased myriad products for use by animal conservation staff all
over the world. Responsibilities included export compliance development and management, inventory,
shipping and receiving management, supervision and training of shipping and receiving staff, unlimited
dollar amount approval for purchase sign off, and policy, process and procedure development and
Development and implementation of new Global Procurement policy and procedures for animal and
animal conservation staff all over the world. Increased internal customer efficiency and satisfaction.
Research and development of Export Compliance policy and procedures for ITAR and BIS
controlled items. Avoidance of costly non-compliance fines and possible cessation or interruption of
important conservation work.
Reorganized shipping, receiving, and inventory control tracking, reporting policy and procedures.
BD (BECTON DICKINSON), Franklin Lakes, NJ 2002 – 2009
Global Supply Chain Planner
Developed procurement and production plans, monitored inventory and vendor compliance for Home
Health Care and Diabetes Care consumer products for global market. Responsibilities included planning,
forecasting, worldwide accounts management using SAP system and Demand Solutions software.
Facilitated logistics of transfer of two major product lines to new distribution center, successfully
meeting priorities while significantly improving customer service metrics to 98% order line fill.
Sourced new vendor for new product in the Far East reducing purchase price by .50 per piece
resulting in $25,000 savings the first year as well as effectively managed launch of new product that
brought new business to BD.
Spearheaded Logistics Team development through group team building exercises forging
relationships to solve problems and streamline processes.
Paralegal Certificate, Fairleigh Dickenson University, Teaneck, NJ
Graduate coursework (30+ credits) in Health Law/Governance and Compliance, Seton Hall Law
School, Newark, NJ and Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
MFA, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT
BFA, (Summa cum Laude), Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
Intermediate Excel class completion
Advanced ITAR Compliance Training
Proficiency in SAP, Oracle, Demand Solutions, Dataworks, MUNIS, Axapta and Microsoft Office.
Excellent research, writing, and editing skills.