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Qualifications

  • B. Comm: Major in Accounting / Law – University of Wollongong
  • Basics of Supply Chain Management Module – APICS

Career Summary

A graduate with a background in Accounting and Law, followed by five years in the Steel Industry with BHP Fasteners.  These roles involved Sales Purchasing, Production Control & Inventory Management and finally National Sales & Marketing Management.

The Achievements in these roles were:

  • Development of systems and procedures for each of these roles
  • Increasing the average Gross Margin to Sales for the imported product range from 27% to 41%
  • Reducing manufacturing lead times from an average 18 weeks to an industry acceptable 6 weeks
  • Increase the Customer Service rate by over 200% within 8 months
  • An inventory reduction of $1,000,000 or 27% in 18 months
  • Developing a successful Marketing and Sales Strategy Plan
  • Increasing the Gross Margin to sales for the complete product range from 19% to 29% within 12 months
  • Streamlining the product range from 3600 to 2400 products

Whilst achieving these results Yuri has gained experience in Sales/Marketing Management, Production Control & Inventory Management, Distribution, Customs Procedures, Employees Training and Human Resources Management.

Specialist Skills

Systems and Process analysis, evaluation and development within major operations.

Experience in the analysis, development and implementation of Production Control, Inventory Management and Distribution Systems and Procedures.

Strategic Sales and Marketing plan analysis, development and implementation managing both Customer Support and Field Sales Teams.

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