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Supply Chain Manager

San Jose, California, United States
August 30, 2017

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Belinda Hua Lin cell# 408-***-****

Skills: Agile, Arena, SAP, i2, Essbase, Microsoft word, excel, access, PowerPoint, FrontPage, WordPerfect, Visio, Micrografix, SQL server commends, Lotus Notes, Lotus 1-2-3, and QuickBooks Pro, etc.

Features: Excellent international operation skills, negotiation skills and liaison skills; excellent communication & inter-personal skills; strong technical background; strong entrepreneur's sprit, strong creative problem –solving skills; Asian Background – Chinese Mandarin and English; quick to learn, team player, honest, and hard-working


Jaunt VR, Inc, -- San Mateo, California

Sr. Supply Chain Program Management, 08/2015-Current

Support Hardware organization’s R & D activities from NPI to MP

Select and manage Contract Manufacturer to achieve the goal of on time delivery within budget, negotiated and signed MSA, and Turn Key Program

Select, qualify and manage all the vendors including all the material vendors and logistics couriers

Setup and run the complete Supply Chain; negotiate prices and contracts with all the vendors; plan and manage budgets.

During 8 months of MP, increased product profit margin by 20.8%, by cost down negotiation; 2nd source qual; team up with CM to increase yield rate to save material cost and improve process to decrease assembly touch time; more efficiently work with vendors to decrease materiel E & O, decrease liability and increase buffer flexibility; more effectively work with internal engineering teams to make sure on time release modules, so to shorten ramp up time and increase yield rate by minimizing rush production, etc.

GoPro – San Mateo, California

Supply Chain Program Manager, 03/ 2015-08 / 2015

Managed Mechanical suppliers, fabrication suppliers, lens suppliers, and accessories suppliers, at the areas of tooling, fixture, capacity, yield, forecast, material readiness, review, cost reduction, 2nd source, business rewards, etc.

Managed new products since PVT; manage sustain products until EOL.

Lab126 / Amazon– Cupertino, California

NPI Material Manager, 2010-12/2013

Managed new product proto build for both kindle and tablet devices

Early involved in next generation products’ engineer builds in supply chain side, including early identify suppliers, worked with different engineer teams to qualify suppliers, negotiated contracts, maintained supplier relations and managed materials supply chain for the whole device

Worked daily with all the engineering development teams to make sure all the material modules being released (specs, drawing, toolings, etc.) on time to meet product’s overall roadmap

Worked with contract manufacturer to make sure materials in house on time; setup process and review contract manufacturer’s performance to ensure on time NPI builds

Worked with Engineering build house to communicate BOM update and issues, monitored material status, worked with vendors actively to make sure right materials in house to support builds (material rev, firmware, wafer site, etc,)

Communicated with all the SMT (PCBA level), FATP (mechanical level, battery and display) and packout (system and package level) suppliers to support system launch on time, setup working/PO process and escalation process, etc.

Interviewed and Trained new hires in the department and shadowed them

Setup process for individual product at development stages

Apple Inc. – Cupertino, California

WW Material Program Manager, 2007- 2010

Managed WW Clear to Build (CTB) to manage material readiness

Worked with manufacturing sites in Cork, HH CZ, HH Fullerton, HH Dallas and HH LH to manage materials to support MPS (each site has two material teams, and each product has individual teams.)

Worked with Planners, GSMs, OCMs, APOs, Business Ops, EPM, NPI/NPO, suppliers and manufacturers to ramp new programs, maintained sustaining programs, plan EOL and manage material E & O

Effectively managed materials for sustaining programs Xserve, Mac Mini and Apple TV

Successfully supported the New Product Introduction of the new Mac Mini and xServe from material side, including material supply, CBOM (costed BOM) scrub, supplier ‘s daily capacity analysis to decide supplier’s flexibility level and if 2nd source is needed; contract manufacturer’s hourly capacity analysis to understand material LT’s impact to CM’s production

Material Cost / liability analysis prior to engineering risk release modules, or MPS incremental, or MPS sku remix, or BOM change, to help executives in operation management to decide if certain action worth a try

Efficiently managed and negotiated with suppliers on material E & O for Xserve, Mac Mini and Apple TV. For example, one of my negotiation decreased PCB E & O from $1.5 million to $0.5 million

Analog Devices Inc San Jose, California.

Wafer Line Business Manager, 2007-2007

Planned Wafer front-end planning and scheduled with Ireland wafer manufacturing and TSMC sub-contract wafer manufacturing

Monitored and directed Asian backend planning team

Monitored and planned WIP and FGI and buffer inventory target

Maintained and updated BOM flow and data

Worked with sales/sales engineers/marketing/Customer Service/procurement team to verify forecast up to four quarters

Rough capacity planning and resource planning both in short term and long term for wafer factories in Ireland and USA

IBM-- Hard Disk Drive Division (later being merged by Hitachi Global Storage Technologies), San Jose, California

Product Manager / Product Volume Planner- Worldwide Supply Chain Management, 2004-2007

Developed and chaired the review meeting process, generate and finalize MSS rolling Four quarters.

Focused on issues/work plans and decisions between the Business Units, Sales, Manufacturing, and Finance.

Drove weekly Execution Process and In-Quarter reallocations across accounts.

Directed World Wide production control and manufacturing activities to best align supply with Customer Volume Planner’s Supply Requests.

Documented Product Assumptions on a monthly basis

Coordinated new product launches and EOL planning.

Worked with Product Engineering and Launch teams and alert CVP’s of supply schedule exposures due to qualification issues and new product intro issues.


MBA, San Jose State University, San Jose, California, USA. GPA: 3.51 / 4.0

Master of Law, Institute of International Relations, Beijing, China. GPA: 4.0 / 4.0

Bachelor of Industrial Engineering, University of Science and Technology, Beijing, China. GPA: 3.8 / 4.0

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