Patrick Inman has joined Wixon, a manufacturer of seasonings, flavors and technologies for the food and beverage industry, as operations demand planning manager.
Inman’s responsibilities include oversight of comprehensive forecasting and scheduling activities associated with customer orders, such as inventory management, master production planning, real-time assessment of ingredient and component availability, and optimized utilization of staff and equipment resources. He will also integrate advanced planning software that seamlessly integrates with ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning). He reports to Mark Wagor, director of supply chain operations.
Inman has more than 20 years of experience in planning and operations roles for a variety of consumer packaged goods (CPG) industries. Most recently, he served as a demand planning manager for Coty Beauty U.S. in Deerfield, Ill.
Inman is a graduate of Iowa State University, located in Ames. He currently resides in Mundelein, Ill., and is an avid reader, Marvel comic book collector, and hockey fan.