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Supply Chain Management

San Clemente, California, United States
February 13, 2018

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(714) ***-**** **13 Camino Ventosa San Clemente, CA 92693


(25) + years of progressive SAP experience implementing SAP APO with business processes, S&OP, DP and SP.

Proven track record of highly complex engineering and modern manufacturing and global supply Multi-Site Projects in the Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals, Medical, Aerospace, Electronics, Automotive, Semiconductor, Logistics, and High Tech, Industries.

(17) + years of Domestic / International Consulting experience of large and mid-sized- full lifecycle SAP systems, complete system strategy, system requirements, prototyping, testing, application procedures, and training driving the supply chain strategy and execution, cost to serve, P&L, order performance, and working capital performance.

Extensive experience sourcing direct and indirect materials, strategic alliance partnership, vendor risk management and assessment, supply planning, master production scheduling, distribution, transportation and inventory. Expert at implementing technology based business solutions, strong cross-functional project management, configuration, and system design skills. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


MIYU Holdings, Inc., Orem, UT

NASDAQ- Global Systems Integration, Digital Business Transformation, Custom Application Development, Hosting, Security / Recovery, Web Cloud based solutions, AMS and Infrastructure Solutions. Responsible for leading Digital transformation, global supply chain, production, inventory and warehousing, inbound /outbound logistics, technology sourcing, procurement, manufacturing and software engineering.

- Directed and oversaw the Implementation and Execution of SAP APO with S&OP Supply Chain Suites. Developed and set up a Global Dashboard using the Microsoft AX Planning, TMS, WMS, Finance modules, developed prototype supply chain module, 2 major suppliers on a VMI process including system to system and used EDI to improve inventory visibility.

- Worked on Industries in Discrete and Process Manufacturing, Consumer Products, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, electronics and Medical Devices in U.S, Korea and China Locations, mapping the business process cycle for APO using NetSuite modules. Configuration of CIF to ensure proper data transfer from ECC to APO. Handled Trouble Tickets, change requests, functional enhancements and Interface developments relating to SAP APO CIF/DP/SNP modules.

- Managed Master Data for IBP S&OP and Operations Planning, Planning Area Activation and Settings, Time Profile and Planning Level, Demand and Supply Review Process, Configuration Planning Views, and Alerts through S&OP.

- Oversaw all testing of all modules in pilot environments to ensure accuracy and noting opportunities and risks. Initiated, mapped out, oversaw the configuration of BI data warehouse off the AX ERP systems, set up supplier development program scorecard designed BOM's in AX financial module.

- Designed and oversaw the development of the AX Inventory Management System and championed and set up a new SIOP program. Set the vision then built a supply chain organization having teams accountable for strategic and tactical sourcing, production planning, masters-scheduling, inventory analysis management, logistics, and change management.

- Developed and set up a Global Dashboard using Oracle BI (ASCP, INV, I-Supplier, ASN and Oracle OM, gathered all requirements, interviewed all key stakeholders and laid out the prototype supply chain module.

- Oversaw all testing of all modules in pilot environments to ensure accuracy and risks. Set-up EDI and VMI programs with contract manufacturers and co-packers and delivered a KPI dashboard for the Operations Management Team- Using all the Oracle Supply Chain Suites.

- Supply Chain lead on the Oracle ASCP/ Oracle Workbench to handle $50M Global spend 150 SKU’s.

- Functionally designed Oracle Order Management (ONT) module that would enhance customer service and financial flow, then oversaw transition from Oracle 11i to R12. (aligned the ERP, DRP lay out), mapped and designed the Oracle MRP, DRP, Master scheduling modules and mapped out and oversaw the designed and formatted the APO module.

- Organization fix cost down by $3.M, Service and fill rates went to 98% from 75%. And established a 26 KPI scorecard monitored daily executive dash board.

- Drove down cost by 5%, $2.2M setting up a cash-flow budget model to manage payments, receipts, unplanned and supplier costs.

- Increased cash-flow and the company's purchasing power, strengthen supplier relations, and reduced the overall spend by 10% and re-implementation of the supply chain suites (WMS, TMS, ERP modules) which improved purchasing, inventory accuracy, and cash flow. SENIOR MANAGER / DIRECTOR 2013 - 2015

Celvitali Medical, Irvine, CA

Lead and support Supply Chain and Practice Development initiatives. Assumed full accountability for FLC- SAP APO and established and lead the executive global SIOP process. Overall accountability for end-to-end delivery throughout the entire supply chain. Developed a global community of SAP Supply chain across the company including, Sales, Operations, Supply and Demand Planning, Production execution, Scheduling and Sequencing, Digital Asset Management, B2B Digitization, E Sourcing, and Catalog Management for a range of projects including, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Medical Instruments, and Durable Medical Equipment.

- Lead cross-functional teams in a matrix organization, demonstrated ability with Demand Sensing and Shaping, Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization, IBP (x-functional S&OP process integrated with Finance), Response & SPM, and Supply Chain Control Tower cutting across functional silos to deliver true integrated enterprise and value network planning excellence in sensing, shaping, and responding to demand profitably.

- Responsible for the management of large multi-national and global suppliers, developed KPI metrics, both internally and externally, to drive performance. Lead practice development activities, resolved clients supply chain challenges. Developed external partnerships and networks to achieve of company goals. Implemented ERP and MES system with integral supply chain planning capabilities for control on inventory, and better service levels through digitally connected supply chain operations.

- Developed end-to-end visibility of supply chain with IQMS and ERP Software, and component of SAP SCM and APO applications. Responsible for the manufacturing functionality design of the global template, ERP and ancillary support applications Including, Sourcing, Purchasing, Pricing conditions, Contracts, Master data, Vendor management, Supply chain logistics management, Inventory Management, Warehousing and advanced analytics. Built Team around the Agile Product Life Cycle Mgt Module to improve mode and mix.

- Oversaw and developed new supply chain processes to better service the POS material marketing strategies including all aspects of global supply chain and technology sourcing, business development, operations, sales, marketing, customer service, human resources, CRM, web analytics customer care strategic plans.

- S&OP software. Order Availability, Process and Allocation, Track and Trace, IBP, APO, predicting all facets of supply and demand. Developed S&OP software pulls in data from sales, operations, marketing, finance, and HR to synthesize integrative forecasts, simulate what-if scenarios, and support best-in- class multi-variate planning.

- Supported top-down and bottom-up processes for Budgeting, Planning and Forecasting. Implemented best-in-class supply chain processes, technology and infrastructure, Managed production quality assurance and quality control operation including pre-production oversight, quality control procedures and continual process Improvement, Oversight of the technology vendor relationship and delivery of outsourced services. SENIOR MANAGER/ VICE PRESIDENT

Renua Medical, Irvine CA. 2010 – 2013

Full responsibility to structure Supply Chain and Logistics operations from ground up for SAP supply chain development, Product Management, Engineering, Operations, connected shop floor to top floor, extended supply chain, and IT ecosystem for Medical Diagnostics Equipment, Medical Devices, Food and Beverage, and Medical grade supplements.

- Implemented one unified SAP, APO, IBP system for manufacturing business with supply chain, people, and systems across multiple facilities, Finance, HR, Continuous Improvement and Six Sigma functions. Set-up EDI, VMI and SOMI programs with 3rd party facilities using Oracle and supplier procurement modules, and gathered all requirements, interviewed all key stakeholders and laid out the prototype supply chain module. Delivered a daily KPI reporting tool using all the Oracle Supply Chain Suites for all Operations Management.

- Implemented and oversaw the training for the Oracle MRP I and Master scheduling. Spearheaded and oversaw the modules for Plant Ops, using Oracle modules (WSM, WSH, WMS, WIP and piloted the Infor's TMS (Route, Planning, Reverse Logistics, Track and Trace Modules.

- Championed and oversaw the development of an Inventory Manufacturing System using Oracle Modules (GMA, GMP, GMI, GML, GMF, GME, I Supplier ASN and WIP). Development of Supplier's web base porthole to linked to the company's Oracle MRP, OPI, and ISC modules.

- Co-championed the SIOP process using the Oracle Modules MSD and MSC and created a global material strategy then implemented a new Lean Materials Organization.

- Increased the company's purchasing power that reduced cost by $10M, reduced expedited freight by $6.5M. Part shortages decreased by 99% due to improve procurement planning and inventory management.

- Negotiated with suppliers on all rates and contracts related to logistics and purchasing. Created performance metrics (KPIs) and monthly dashboards.

- Generated $4.2M in logistics savings based on $13M total spend during first year. Set up 2 distribution centers and consolidated 2 into the most scalable region within EMEA operations. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR / SAP CONSULTANT

Healthlink Resources, Orange Country, CA. 1993 - 2010 Lead a broad range OF SAP supply chain consulting engagements, resolved clients' toughest supply chain challenges for multi-enterprise supply chains. Strategy development and execution of SAP APO with S&OP, IBP, DP and SP. Oversaw, transform, and drive the execution in optimizing business functions across company’s by identifying and implementing cost-efficient supply chain solutions across multiple sub-sectors in both global and domestic footprints for Life Sciences, Health Care, Industrial products, specialty materials, metals, high speed machining, composite bonding, electronics, consumer products and food and beverage industries.

- Implemented 10+ full life cycle implementations in SAP ECC and SCM (DP, SNP and GATP) with industry best practices as drivers, devised strategies and workarounds in SAP to meet business requirements and continuously strived to improve quality of solution and performance of the systems. Over 17 years of Functional and Technical consulting experience in SAP APO and project management with industry best practices from Oracle, SAP, Microsoft, Vanguard, and NetSuite, as drivers and consistently delivering results.

- Lead large scale, global SAP supply chain transformation projects as a project manager/program manager, Architect, Subject Matter Expert, Integration Lead, Process Lead, Training Lead, Cutover Lead, QA Lead and Technical Lead.

- Developed an integrated closed loop supply chain planning processes with integrated supply chain applications. Solution involve SAP APO DP (Demand Planning), ICON SCRM (Supply Chain Response Management) and Smart Ops EIO (Enterprise Inventory optimization).

- Successfully delivered supply chain transformation improvement projects, helped clients realize ROI on strategic initiatives, increase adaptability, increase customer satisfaction levels and improve metrics throughout the organization.

- Championed a consolidation of manufacturing facilities from four locations to two, producing

$4M in annual savings while implementing process improvements that empowered a 25% reduction in labor during a 30% increase in business; additionally, coupled strategic sourcing strategies with supplier consolidation initiatives to generate over 5% in YOY cost reductions.


Secured gains in on-time delivery while reducing costs by 30% through the outsourcing of fabrication and machining cells.

- Responsible for Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Facilities for a $100M aftermarket manufacturer in a 250k square foot manufacturing facility.

- Introduced S&OP to identify sales trends and improve on time delivery performance. Implemented capacity planning to fully utilize manufacturing constraints. Improved communication with Operations to reduce manufacturing lead times.

- Directed Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Quality Control, HR, Warehouse and Facilities departments for a $75M food & beverage manufacturer in a multi-site operation.

- Designed and managed construction of a $4.1M state of the art manufacturing facility.

- Successfully moved a manufacturing plant with no disruption to customer service levels.

- Applied advanced materials handling methods resulting in an annual savings of $275k

- Reduced raw materials shortages 90% while increasing inventory turns by 325%.

- Negotiated packaging contracts to include VMI and reduced costs 20%.

- Introduced LEAN process improvements to increase overall plant efficiency 15%, and successfully administered all GMP, BRC, HACCP and safety programs.

- Developed statistical models to analyze current production capabilities, raw material supply and cost, and customer ordering trends. Redesign 2,400 sq. ft. 240 SKU pick/pack process, operation, warehouse layout, four KPIs, and KPI tracking, allowing warehouse to store and ship 225,000 units of product per month.

- Organized, configure, and operate supply chain operations management service: build spreadsheet- based ERP system, coordinate production, source materials, and manage 3PL, and transportation.


Boeing / Mc Donnell Corporation, Huntington Beach, CA. 1987 – 1993 Overall responsibility for the SAP, APO, IBP supply chain global community, Continuous Improvement, Six Sigma functions, and Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) system in commercial airlines and Military and Air Force programs. Lead cross disciplinary teams and managed a repair station for LRU repairs and work with the Executive team on all operational and strategic issues. Responsible for overseeing the SAP R3 (BW) supply chain implementation and training.

- Architected Engineering’s PLM (Autodesk PLM360/Fusion) system internally from scratch, including its integration with Oracle Manufacturing. The design included replacing old intelligent part numbers with embedded item revisions to new semi-intelligent item numbers that streamline distribution. Installed a web-based new item number wizard, which facilitated a simple Oracle Item and BOM conversion, thus facilitating the conversion from Glovia and QAD legacy systems to Oracle with success.

- Designed and set up an Executive supply chain performance report out the SAP R3 inventory reporting system and BW modules.

- Drove, developed and implemented a new inventory control process out of the SAP R3 module that improved inventory integrity at the 3rd party distribution centers. This implementation generated $10M in savings.

- Improved SKU fill rates by 6% (93% to 99%), and raised inventory accuracy (absolute) from 85% to 99%. Improved the supply chain planning operation who successfully reduce on hand finished product by 37% in 12 months ($60M to $38M).


Rockwell International, Lakewood, CA. 1982 – 1987

Responsible for SAP APO supply chain, championed a consolidation of manufacturing facilities from four locations to two, producing $4M in annual savings while implementing process improvements that empowered a 25% reduction in labor during a 30% increase in business, coupled with strategic sourcing strategies with supplier consolidation initiatives to generate over 5% in YOY cost reductions. Successfully implemented ERP system and transitioned from manual spreadsheets to manage business. Introduced S&OP and new manufacturing strategies which resulted in an 82% decrease in stock outs while reducing inventory 16%.

- Implemented RF barcode system to transact and monitor material and workflow and sourced materials in Asia resulting in $500k annual savings. Headed up contract negotiations and established JIT and VMI programs with major suppliers.

- Sourced materials in Asia resulting in $500k annual savings. Initiated and lead a Kaizen event that resulted in a 70% decrease in equipment setup. Secured gains in on-time delivery while reducing costs by 30% through the outsourcing of fabrication and machining cells. MANAGER SUPPLY CHAIN

Hughes Aircraft Company, EL Segundo, CA. 1979 – 1982 Lead Process Improvement, Lean Manufacturing, global SAP APO supply chain, implemented Inventory Management dashboard using the Oracle MRP, DRP II Enterprise. TMS Route, Planning, Reverse Logistics, Track and Trace Modules, and developed Inventory Management system in the Oracle INV modules. Established shop floor control and purchasing procedures to increase on time delivery performance from 47% to 95% while reducing lead times 25%.

- Designed a program to reduce public warehouse expenses at a yearly cost savings of $1.2 million. Managed all Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Facilities departments. Responsible for machine shop, motor fabrication/assembly and FAA repair station in an aerospace & defense environment. Completed and fine-tuned implementation of ERP system.

- Brought critical processes in house which resulted in an annual savings of $250k. Managed equipment and personnel which enabled a 19% productivity increase and established proper procedures and cycle count program to improve inventory accuracy from 55% to 97%. EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

Dean College, Boston Massachusetts, Mechanical Engineering, Elmira College, New York, Biology, Kensington University California, Bachelor of Science, Business Management ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS

- Brooking Institute Executive Leadership Program Mc Donnell Douglas Executive Development Program, Boeing Air Force Contracts Management Education Division, HQ AF CMD/POD Kirkland Air Force Base, Albuquerque, New Mexico Government Contracts, Supply Chain, Department of Defense, United States Army Materials Development and Readiness Command, Advanced Materials Applications & Fiber-reinforced Polymer (FRP) Join Military Training Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, Supply Chain Management AREAS OF EXPERTISE

* Program and Project Management / Advanced Planning and optimization

* Supply Chain Production Planning, COGS Management

* Authored, Designer, set-up of an Elite Planning Org.

* Exceptional Negotiator & Influential at Leading Others

* Global Sourcing and Tactical Logistics / Integrated Business Planning

* Transitioning Old Culture into a Robust Visible Environment

* Building custom fit supply chain teams and systems

* Talent Assessment and Recruitment (C- Staff Levels)

* Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing * Supply Chain IT, E-Business & Operations

* Inventory Management, Setting up Distribution Centers * ERP, WMS, TMS, and EDI

* SAP ERP modules SCM, MM, PP, R3, BW, APO, Quality - Supply Chain Trainer

* P&L Management, Business Development

* Lead Change, Manage Risk, Solve Complex Challenges

* Oracle 11i and R12, ASCP, and BI

* Order Management Systems, Design Distribution Networks

* Customer-Focused (End-to-End Accountability)

* Global 3PL Strategy and Assessment

* Microsoft Dynamics AX, I2 Demand Management

* Strengthen Business Intelligence

* Provide 4PL Management

* Extended warehouse management

* Oracle and SAP Product Lifecycle Management Modules

* Develop SC Strategies for POS Marketing Models

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