Carol Plisga

Consultant to Food & Beverage Industry

Consultant to Food & Beverage Industry

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Professional Bio

January 1, 2019–Present
Independent Consultant to the Food and Beverage Industry
• Provide sourcing, logistics, planning assistance to clients under contract.
January 1, 2009–December 31, 2018
Purchasing Manager • Nestlé USA
• Managed $250 million fruit and berry category for North America.
January 1, 2005–December 31, 2008
Purchasing Manager • Vitality Foodservice
January 1, 1996–December 31, 2000
Purchasing and Logistics • Sunbase USA • International Trading Company
• Purchased and imported juice and purees.
January 1, 1983–December 31, 1994
Purchasing and Production Planning • Klondike Ice Cream

Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, OH
• 1970 - 1974

Core Skills and Competencies
 Microsoft Office
 P&L Management
 Strategic Planning and Analysis
 Forecasting

6174 6th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33707

 Detailed driven Procurement professional with 40 years of experience sourcing ingredients for food and beverage manufacturers.

 Built stable and long term partnerships with suppliers to ensure supply.

 Provided flexible stability during times of controlled chaos and corraled outliers to meet attainment targets.


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