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Keith Richard Baddeley

Brian Somerville

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Email: brianasomerville@gmail.comResults-oriented Senior Manager with diversified experience in high-pressure, time sensitive businesses. Recognized for uniqueness in developing processes that generate impeccable delivery of products for large, complex operations. Acknowledged for building loyal team relationships with high performance, mentoring and coaching. Ensures change management of systems and procedures are complementary to people and business results.Selected Highlights

Extensive operational and supply chain knowledge with management experience that consistently develops high performing teams, and optimizes resources with cost savings and enhanced customer service.

Forecasting, budgeting and planning experience with a high degree of accuracy.

Designed and implemented processes that delivered improved costs and enhanced service to the customers. Career progression for demonstrated positive leadership, financial and business acumen, supply chain knowledge and team building that consistently improves the bottom line.

Known as a high performer who achieves multiple project deadlines simultaneously and, achieves quick success with a steep learning curve. Managed safety compliance and promoted a safety culture in accordance with all industry regulations. Trained, coached and mentored teams in many types of development training and achieved recognition as PepsiCo Master Trainer. Known for establishing long term loyalties, internally and externally with positive communication that builds positive rapport at all levels.Career History

DLC Advanced Mortgage, LethbridgeMortgage associate Jan 2015-July 2015Meet with clients to assess their mortgage needs and qualifications to negotiate with lenders on their behalf to find the best mortgage to meet their needs. Licensed Mortgage associate, certified member of CAAMPPepsiCo Foods, Calgary - West Canada Demand Planner

2010-2015Managed the sales, production and ordering forecasts for Western Canada. Train, coach and developed a team of customer service reps and forecasters at distribution centers. Developed a positive network of managers and employees to leverage forecast information to improve product flow. Conducted regular 1 to 1 meetings with Operations and Key Account managers to forecast sales by zone, area and customer to improve productivity. Selected to advise Finance on Gross sales for 1-6 months out and maintained better than 2% accuracy.

Provided guidance to SR. Management on innovation launches and product discontinuancePepsiCo Foods, Calgary- West Canada Carton Point

2009 - 2010

Analyzed data to provide constructive feedback to DSL's, OM's, and sales to improve carton report accuracy and overall returns. Certified Lean Manufacturing (Kaizan) leader, leading a cross-functional project that streamlined systems, removed bottlenecks and improved the carton return, sorting and reporting process resulting in savings of over $60k annually.

Introduced and implemented a Canadian carton control strategy that reduced excessive inventory costs and improved on time delivery.

PepsiCo Foods, Lethbridge Sr. Shift Supervisor, Warehouse 2007-2009

Managed a shift team of 30+ employees to meet and surpass cost, quality, service and safety results. Managed crewing, training and disciplinary activities of day to day operations to ensure teams were crewed to meet volume. Optimized the crewing forecast by developing and implementing new processes that resulted in OT reduction to 45% of plan.

Project Lead for many projects including Racking installation, trailer loading automation (Gladepat), Carton change plan, WH Retention strategy and WH allocation improvement

PepsiCo Foods, Taber Packaging Manager, Manufacturing2003-2007

Managed and lead the packaging department to 18% improvement in labor over 3 years. The site achieved top 3 in packaging North American rankings for 2004, 2005 and 2006. Project point for the $10 million MV expansion. Developed and maintained installation schedules to balance people, construction and production needs that resulted in minimal impact to service while staying on budget. Managed daily operation of the site packaging department and led a shift team of 50+ people to meet cost, quality service and safety expectations. Developed, managed and delivered site training plan for regulatory training.

Site IT expert for hardware and software installations and issues

PepsiCo Foods - Western Canada Scheduler, Taber/Lethbridge 2001-2003

Selected to be part of a national team to develop and deliver production scheduling training across the North American division that delivered $7 million in annual cost savings. Developed an excel spread sheet that automated the scheduling process from a hand written format. This reduced scheduling time by several hours per day and created time to focus on forward planning, ultimately leading to efficiencies in many other areas.

Created and coordinated detailed construction, event and holiday planning to maintain compliance in both Taber and Lethbridge plants.PepsiCo Foods - Packaging Machine Operator


Team Leader (supervisor) from 1993 to 2001. Lead team meetings, training, crewing management and participated in developing the CI team culture. Operated heavy equipment, maintained quality control and safety compliance. Trained new PMO's. Held relief positions including Sales route driver, Fryer Operator, and Extruder/Popcorn Operator.

Education, certifications and professional development Fundamentals of and practice of Mortgage brokers- RECA/AMBA


Certified in DRP (Demand Resource Planning)


Certified PepsiCo Demand planner


Managing Projects, objectives and Deadlines

2011 Certified Kaizen, Lean manufacturing and LSS leader

2010 Promoted to Senior Resource,

2009 Certified in ICS (Inventory Control Systems)


Administrative Principals, Athabasca University


DMS pipeline certification (warehouse order management)

2007 Certified CIMT (Continuous Improvement Master Trainer)

2006 Certified ergonomics train-the-trainer

2006 Safety ownership for leaders


Certified in PRM (Packaging room management)


Certified Scheduling National Expert Trainer


Certified Scheduling Boot camp Expert Trainer


CI Core 5 Resource Trainer (Business Basics 1&2, Give and receive Feedback, Performance Process, Speed of Trust)

1999 Critical Path Analysis


Front Line Leadership


Building individual team skills

1993 Multiple function Performance Based Training Trainer

1993 Accounting and Business Certificate, Westminster SS


Grade 12 diploma, Westminster SS


Professional activities and Skills

Advanced skill in Microsoft Office including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Knowledge in Microsoft Access, Project Organize, lead and facilitate large cross-functional meetings and training

Extensive Supply Chain Knowledge

Strong, proven project management and interpersonal skills

Forecasting, AOP and BPP experience

Able to prioritize critical tasks and complete under pressure

Excellent organizational and communication skills

Team and Team member development, 1 to 1 communications

Leverage a variety of tools to analyze data to identify opportunities

Manage safety compliance and promote a safety culture

Seek out, implement and share best practices with other sites

Provides constructive feedback to cross-functional groupsWork and personal references are available upon request.Brian Somerville

380 Lynx Cr. North

Lethbridge, Alberta,

T1H 6X7

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