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Manager Supply Chain

West Hills, California, 91307, United States
May 24, 2010

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(818) ***-****

West Hills, CA 91307



Strategic sourcing professional with over 18 years of hands on purchasing,

commodity and supply line management experience.

Proficiency repertoire includes:

. Low Cost Country outsourcing of Thermoplastics, Machined & Semiconductor


. ASIC Supply Chain Development and Management

o Application Specific Integrated Circuits and COT models

. Formulation and Execution of Global Sourcing Strategies and Plans

. Aggressive and Successful Cost Cutting Results

. Seasoned Negotiator and Skilled Facilitator

. Ability to work with a high level of autonomy while maintaining a great

sense of urgency

. Excellent communicator at all organization / supplier levels through

presentation and analytical skills


. Strategically sourced / outsourced and managed vendors / commodities

. Successfully developed key European and Asian vendors

. Formulated, implemented, documented and administered world-wide Sourcing


. Negotiated contracts with key vendors to achieve >$20M cost

reduction/cost avoidance

. Managed Vendor Selection Process for key commodities

. Monitored and addressed vendor performance through developing metrics

and scorecards

. Implemented and managed vendor Corrective Actions and Continuous

Improvement programs


Rexnord Corporation / PSI Bearings, Simi Valley, CA

2009 - 2010

Supply Chain Manager

In charge of the overall Planning, Purchasing, Outsourced Processing,

Inventory, Warehouse and Receiving functions for Rexonrd's $50M PSI Bearing

division. Accountable for $17M in annual spend for key commodities such as

Raw Material, Outside Service Providers, Outside Machining and other

supplies and services. Supervised 4 direct reports: 1 Purchasing Manager, 1

SIOP Manager,1 Planning Supervisor and 1 Warehouse Supervisor.

. Reported directly to the President of the Aerospace Division.

. Managed strategy deployment and execution inclusive of resources and

activities delivering approximately $1M in gross savings to the bottom

line in 12 months.

o 90% through negotiations

o 10% through engineering changes / substitutions

. Executed favorable Raw Material LTA's for critical material types to

insure product availability for key customers including Boeing and GE.

. Improved supplier OTD from 85% to 95% over a span of 6 months by holding

suppliers accountable and by instilling positive change through

realigning planner-customer responsibilities. Established and

maintained close relationships with top suppliers' key management



Kavlico Corporation / Schneider Electric, Moorpark, CA

2006 - 2009

Sr. Commodity Manager - Raw Material

New Product Introduction Manager

Managed $60M in annual expenditure from initial contact to production which

includes development and execution of strategic sourcing plans for key

commodities such as passive and active electronic components, PLASTICS,

CERAMIC substrates & diaphragm, machined brass and stainless housings and

other supplies and services. Supervised 4 direct reports: 2 Sr. NPI Buyers

and 2 Sr. Development Engineers.

. Identified and executed management of Low Cost Country projects,

resources and activities delivering over $3M in gross savings to the

bottom line.

o 80% through negotiations

o 20% through engineering changes

. Provided leadership in identification of emerging markets that could

affect commodity market price.

. Reduced material lead times through component and sub-assembly safety

stock arrangements at suppliers.

NPTest/Credence Systems Corporation, Simi Valley, CA

2000 - 2005

Supply Chain Manager

Developed and executed strategies for electronics, PCB, PCBA, sheet-metal

and machined commodities in order to select the absolute highest quality,

lowest risk & best value suppliers for successful New Product

Introductions. Successfully served as liaison between Engineering and key


. Developed comparative analysis based on strengths and weaknesses in order

to assess suppliers' risks for a key commodities.

. Achieved $20M in cost savings over a 5 year period through negotiated

favorable Contracts and or renegotiation/renewal of Pricing Agreements

across all commodities.

o Versed in legal terminology and language related to vendor LTA or


. Established safety stock and JIT arrangements at vendors to reduce lead-

times on key components by more than 50% while increasing the flexibility

to respond to a quick upturn in business.

Schlumberger Test & Transaction, Simi Valley, CA

1992 - 2000

Global Materials Manager, 1998-2000

Developed and implemented long term sourcing strategies for key commodities

to ensure necessary technology and material availability at the lowest

total cost, highest quality, and timely delivery.

. Traveled to France, Italy, Germany, Taiwan, Canada, Japan, and Mexico to

successfully locate and develop new quality suppliers.

. Held successful Technology Roadmap Exchanges with engineering and key

suppliers to ensure access to the necessary advanced technologies and

processes. i.e. CMOS, SiGe, etc.

. Promoted teamwork and accountability by providing local Purchasing /

Materials Managers definitions and guidance regarding the strategies to

ensure effective tactical execution and assurance of supply.


Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

University of Phoenix

Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology (BSEET)

DeVry University

Understanding Supplier Costs; Improving Managerial Skills

American Management Association

Effective Negotiating

Karrass Seminars

Negotiations Tactics; Advanced TQC; Effective Meetings; Effective Customer


Schlumberger Technologies, Inc.

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