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Materials Manager

Location:
El Paso, Texas, United States
Salary:
75,000
Posted:
February 15, 2018

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SUMMARY

Bilingual Supply Chain Professional with over 25 years of experience in the field with a progressive track record of success working with electronic, automotive, electrical, and medical industries. An accomplished professional with a well-rounded career in all facets of Supply Chain operations. Deliver strong and sustainable improvements in efficiency, productivity and reliability through technical innovations, process improvements, and creation of integrated results-oriented manufacturing environments. Solid hands-on experience in starting up operations and lean manufacturing; as well as in Global Supply Chain Logistics, Master Scheduling, Purchasing, Cost Reduction Programs and Initiatives, Contingency Plans, VMI, Production and Materials Control, Warehouse, Shipping, Receiving, Inventory Control and Management, CT-PAT; Management of Satellite Distribution Centers in the US, Import & Export, Customs Compliance and Customer Service. Experience and solid knowledge working with MRP/ERP’s like: SAP, Cullinet and JD Edwards. Experience transitioning, upgrading and implementing SAP.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Business Administration

Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez, 1994

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Norma Group – Juarez/El Paso Operations Plant 5/2013 to Present

Automotive Clamps manufacturer, Tier 1 and Tier 2 Supplier.

Supply Chain Manager

Responsible for Direct and Indirect Purchasing, Planning and Production Control, MRP Execution, Warehouse, Receiving, Shipping, Import/Export Logistics and Inventory Management. Ensure Line Supply by managing Purchasing, Kanban process, Materials Planning and Logistics. Responsible for the accuracy of Fcst, MPS Load and MRP output, Production Plans, Schedules, Inventory levels and El Paso operations. Plant with 700 people running 3 shifts.

Improved On Time Delivery to External Customers, 32% to 80%, based on scorecards from customer.

Implemented Kanban process in Final Assembly area, that contributed to eliminate down time by 60% on missing material.

Implemented Kanban on Stainless steel for Press Shop, considered as an element of SMED project contributed 50% improvement on change overs, from 2 hours to .5 hour total change over time.

Implemented Consignment program with steel supplier, which represent close to $700K Inv Reduction

Improved Inventory Accuracy from 82% to 99.5%

Successfully reduced 10% of E&O Inventory, which represents 8k Sq. Ft.

BEL Manufacturera - Hubbell Lighting Inc. 8/2009 - 5/2013

Leading manufacturer of electric fixtures (Lamps)

Materials Manager

Successfully implemented SAP on 2010, aligning the plant with all manufacturing locations and headquarters. Ensure Line Supply by managing Purchasing, Materials Planning and Logistics. Planning and Production Control, Warehouse, Logistics and Inventory Management. Responsible for the accuracy of Fcst MPS Load and MRP output, Production Plans, Schedules and Inventory levels. Ensure proper management of shipments to customers and RDCs, management of Customer Service. Plant with 800 people running 3 shifts.

Total Plant Past Due Orders Reduction from $2,000K to $84K, on a two years period.

Improved On Time Delivery to External Customers from 60% to 95%

Improved Inventory Accuracy from 76% to 94%

Implemented Lean process in the Supply Chain, with Suppliers and Internally, on Raw Materials and Sub-Assemblies, which lead us to improve Inventory Turns from 6 to 11, by reducing $4M on 2012

Successfully reduced 35% of E&O Inventory, which represents $1.2M

Managed Production department for two years, during that period reduced aging orders from two months to one week.

Successfully transferred five product lines from Bristol PA. to Juarez

EPIC Technologies 1/2007 - 7/2009

Tier 1 Automotive Supplier, Electronics Contract Manufacturing (Automotive, Industrial, Medical, Consumer)

Materials Manager

Responsible to purchase more than 10,000 raw components, 90% on Kanban directly with suppliers, production planning function 50% with a Kanban process, shipping of finished products to distribution warehouse, and to external customers, Warehousing and Inventory Control. Responsible for the accuracy of Fcst MPS Load and MRP output, Production Plans, Schedules, Inventory levels, generation of cost reductions and El Paso operations. Two plants with 1,600 people running 3 shifts, plus weekend shifts.

Improved On Time Delivery to Key Customers, Sensus and Siemens Medical, from 75% to 98%

Successfully migrated three suppliers from Consignment to Proximity Warehouse, reducing on hand inventory at plant from 8 to 3 days.

Saved 400,000 Dlls. on MRO purchasing, in one year period.

Improved Inventory Turns from 5 to 8.

Successfully transferred five customers to Juarez from Norwalk Oh.

TED DE MEXICO 9/2002 - 1/2007

Pollak-Switch Products Division

Automotive Switch products manufacturer, Tier 1 and Tier 2 Supplier.

Materials Manager

Responsible of generating materials productivity and cost reduction opportunities. Planning and Production Control and Inventory Management. Responsible for the accuracy of Fcst and PO’s, Production Plans, Schedules and Inventory levels.

Ensured Line Supply by coordinating with Procurement and Logistics. Ensured customer satisfaction, shipping product on time and responding to any customer request. Responsible for El Paso operations. Plant with 800 people running 3 shifts.

Improved On Time Delivery to Customers, from 85% to 99.6%

Saved 80,000 Dlls. on out bound Logistics.

Increased Inventory Accuracy from 83% to 99.9%.

Implemented VMI program on Packaging materials, achieving 100K USD on inventory reduction.

Successfully transferred (20+) manufacturing lines from Canton MA to Juarez.

Successfully transferred Customer Service activity from Canton to Juarez.

SCIENTIFIC ATLANTA DE MEXICO S.A. DE C.V. 4/1997-8/2002

Cable decoder manufacturer and Cable communication components manufacturer (Electronics)

Materials Manager

Successfully implemented SAP 3.1 version and upgraded to 4.6. Responsible for the accuracy of Fcst, MPS Load and MRP output, Production Plans, Schedules and Inventory levels. Ensure proper management of shipments to customers, management of Customer Service.

Responsible for Purchasing and Commodity Management area (Supply Base Management).

Planning and Production Control, Inventory Management and El Paso DC operations. Plant with 8,500 people running 3 shifts plus weekend shifts.

Saved aprox. 14 Million dollars in duties to Mex. Government by finding different ways of import the raw materials (Rule 8th and PPS)

Improved On Time Delivery to Customers, from 67% to 92%.

Implemented VMI process with three suppliers, saving aprox. 40,000 sq. ft.

Improved Inventory Turns from 8 to 13.

Increased Inventory Accuracy from 85% to 99%

Transferred Distribution Center from Phoenix, Az. To El Paso, Tx.

ADVANCE TRANSFORMER 11/1990-4/1997

Philips Electronics of North America Co.

Electric Ballast manufacturer

Materials Manager

Responsible for the accuracy of FCST load and MRP output, Production Plans, Schedules and Inventory levels. Ensure proper management of shipments to RDCs.

Responsible for Purchasing. Planning, Production Control and Inventory Management. Plant with 1,200 people running 3 shifts.

Developed and Implemented Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) process, which resulted in significant cost savings due to reduction of down time, by 50%

Implemented a cycle counts process, which increased the Inventory Accuracy from 70% to over 95%.

Reduced Dollar inventory level on raw materials by aprox. 40%.

PROMEDICO DE JUAREZ 7/1986-11/1990

Baxter Healthcare Corporation

Surgical Gloves Packaging (Medical)

Production/Inventory Control Superintendent

Responsible for the MRP output, Production Plans, Schedules and Inventory levels.

Responsible for Purchasing. Planning, Production Control and Inventory Management. Plant with 1,500 people running 3 shifts.

Negotiated a new transportation contract for shipping products throughout the United States resulting in improved shipping time and reducing cost by over $30,000 Dlls. annually.

Developed and implemented a new logo stamp purchasing system reducing cost by aprox. 75%.

Implemented Just-In-Time process, which reduced production down time, required less warehouse area and saved about $25,000 Dlls. annually.

TRAINING

Four APICS modules, APICS El Paso Chapter

Shop Floor Control, Advance Transformer (Philips)

SAP on Inventory Management, Purchasing and Planning Modules, Scientific Atlanta

Lean Manufacturing, Scientific Atlanta and Hubbell Lighting

Kanban, Advance Transformer

Leader Development Program, Scientific Atlanta



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