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Sara Benoist



Engineer with +4 years’ experience in Supply Chain and Financial Controlling
Fluent in 4 languages thanks to an extensive international experience in the US, in Brazil, in Argentina and in

Expériences professionnelles

Global supply chain controller


De Janvier 2016 à Aujourd'hui

• Reported & analyzed Global Supply Chain performance monthly through key performance indicators (KPIs) to identify risks and cost saving opportunities
• Delivered corporate reports for Customer Service, Destruction, Inventory, Forecast Accuracy and Supply Performance
• Tracked Forecast Accuracy versus actual sales, identified impacts on Customer Service or inventory coverage, and investigated on root causes to provide insights for Sales & Operations meetings (S&OP)
• Monitored Inventory level and coverage versus budget targets, and worked with Supply Chain and Production sites to implement action plans and optimize inventory based on demand forecasts and Service Level Agreements
• Measured monthly aging risks based on forecast, shelf life and batches expiry dates to prepare “obsolescence committees” where reserves and action plans are discussed between production (10 sites), supply, finance and business (30+ entities)
• Led a working group focused on Customer Service improvement gathering Industrial Operations, Supply Chain and Business
• Developed & Implemented a dashboard (Qlikview) to consolidate shipments details from different entities’ ERP systems and provided with KPIs such as Cost to Serve, Air Freight ratio, Schedule Adherence or On time delivery
• Oversaw General Expenses for Supply Chain against budget and project progress to ensure effectiveness of financial controls and accuracy (10m€ budget)
• Prepared annual budgets, updated forecast for year landing for Global Supply Chain scope
• Partnered with Corporate Finance IS team to develop & enhance applications in Qlikview and TM1 for +800 users
• Redesigned & standardized financial reporting and controls for budgeting process and inventory management
• Performed training for all Supply Chain users in the world (800+) on Qlikview tools and KPIs
• Supervised & managed two internships

Global external manufacturing portfolio analyst


De Janvier 2014 à Janvier 2016

MERIAL, SANOFI GROUP Campinas, Brazil, Feb 15 – Dec 15
Global External Manufacturing Portfolio Analyst - VIE Atlanta, USA, Jan 14 – Jan 15
• Developed & implemented a system of different tools to provide more visibility on External Manufacturing (+3000 SKUs, +250 Third Parties) in order to support timely operational and strategic decision-making. This system included:
- A new Data Warehouse (Oracle) linked to Corporate Finance, Pharmacovigilance, Supply Planning data warehouses and collaborative Web tools
- New Web forms (Sharepoint) to monthly collect all manufacturers sites information and Quality KPIs
- A new Dashboard (Qlikview) for analysis, data exploration & visualization
• Led the clean-up phase of a Product Portfolio Rationalization project in Asia and LAPAC (300+ SKUs):
- Agreed with supply planners and country managers on the final list of items to eliminate considering contract commitments with suppliers
- Reviewed and negotiated supply end dates taking into account current purchase orders, local inventories and demand forecasts
- Coordinated code elimination into the different information systems (local ERPs, Corporate Finance system, Manugistic)
- Monitored code deactivations and organized weekly task force meetings (>80% deactivation completed)
• Authored system documentation (user manual, SOP, Visio flowcharts) & designed e-learning tools (Articulate)
• Trained 50+ users from different areas: planners, quality officers and top management

Parcours officiels



Supply Chain
Finance & Supply Chain
Business Intelligence