Pamelyn Lindsey, CSCP
Pamelyn Lindsey, an Oliver Wight principal, is a consultant and educator providing organizations with guidance on the design and implementation of effective and sustainable business processes. Pam has over 28 years of specialized industry experience in Integrated Business Planning implementations, Demand Planning, Financial Integration, Scenario Planning, and the Oliver Wight IBP Accelerator software tool (IBP-A). She has a proven track record in Supply Chain process improvement, hands-on implementation, delivery of related training, education and coaching for management and executive leadership teams as well as cross-functional multi-level teams with a solution-oriented approach.
Pam is the lead instructor for Oliver Wight’s Integrated Scenario Planning Course and has served as the Oliver Wight Americas’ internal IBP process lead. Pam’s skills benefit both clients and Oliver Wight in achieving success.
Pam has extensive experience in the Make-to-Stock as well as Make-to-Order and Engineer-to-Order business models from her time at DuPont, Ciena and working with OWA clients. Pam has global experience working with clients across various industries including, DowDuPont, Medtronic, McCormick, TreeHouse Foods, Crown Laboratories, Bemis Associates, and others.
Pam is formerly the Director of Global Supply Chain Operations and global leader of Executive S&OP and Integrated Business Planning for Ciena Corporation, a $2.8B global telecommunications and network strategy company. She led the implementation of best practices to improve revenue predictability, profitability, and working capital. Pam was responsible for creating the Global Product Review to align demand, supply chain, and product management to drive long-term planning. As well, she matured demand planning in all regions with a multi-view, General Manager accountability model based on Oliver Wight Demand Management Best Practices.
Most of her career, Pam worked for The DuPont Company as an internal consultant and continuous improvement leader with roles in project management, manufacturing, process safety and risk management, training, and development. She led continuous improvement of the Global Integrated Reconciliation process to support financial evaluations of monthly business plans for the $3.5B Crop Protection business. Pam was a Process Design Leader on the One DuPont Global SAP ERP Supply Chain Improvement and Transformation Project, coaching, training, and leading DuPont Global Leadership Teams in the implementation of DuPont Integrated Business Management (DIBM), Integrated Financial Reconciliation, and Scenario Planning. Pam was also Program Manager for the DIBM Second Party Assessment process and Corporate ESOPT Network leader (IBP-A precursor). Pam leveraged Six Sigma methodologies and directed development of training and education for DuPont Crop Protection Brazil Supply Planning using SAP APO and SNP tools as part of a $2B corporate inventory reduction effort. Pam has worked in pharmaceutical, chemical, fluoroproducts, and agricultural product lines at U.S.-based sites with global experience in all regions.
Pam has volunteered for many business and community organizations and has served on the Corporate Board of Directors for the Association of Supply Chain Management (ASCM formerly APICS) as the Board representative for the Research, Innovation and Strategy committee and served on the ASCM Leadership Team. She is a regular speaker at international industry conferences and has authored or co-authored several articles and papers, hosted webinars and participated in panel discussions. Pam holds certifications as a Six Sigma Black Belt and APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP). Pam is an Oliver Wight Certified IBP Overview instructor, ESOPT/IBP-A lead instructor, and Associate APICS Instructor.
Pam earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and Master of Science in Project Management from Morgan State University.