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Supply Chain Manager

Mississauga, ON, Canada
March 23, 2018

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Louis Liu

Home Address:*** ******** ***** ******: 647-***-****

Mississauga ON L4Z 3H4 E-Mail:

Objective: A position as a Buyer in Toronto and Mississauga or other cities

Professional profile and qualifications:

Fifteen-year experience in purchase (partial OEM), Product, logistics/warehouse, import & export- quality assurance, internal audit, Production, Project and inventory control

American MBA, Canadian Supply Chain Certificate from Sheridan College and Certified International Supply Chain Manager

Sourcing, negotiation and logistics expert with plenty of optimal suppliers in various fields

Fifteen-year purchase of metal/steel fabrication-partial Kanban, stamping, welding aluminum/zinc die-casting, copper/silver part, plastic injection and various electrical/electronic commodities-computer parts, Lamps, LED/controller and its fittings, Cable/wire, fastener (Springs & tools) purchase, furniture, fixture and Indirect Purchases plastic/paper container, packing material, stationeries, gifts, promotion product

Mechanical engineering background and fifteen-year mechanical parts/equipment purchase/ten-year construction/decoration supervision experience

Fluent in English, good command of German, excellence in Chinese/ Mandarin and some Japanese

Over ten-year operation with ERP, SAP, Quick Book, MRP, Six Sigma, SS and advanced level skill in, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Effective communication, coordination, organization and problem-solving skills


Production and Sourcing Control Feb.2017 – Sept.2017

HCI Lighting Co. Ltd./Viso Inc-Canada

Sourcing and Logistics management for some raw material and components both local and international

Leadtime tracking with shipping companies and suppliers

Inventory check and control stocking,5S and first-in-first-out

Workshop and warehouse environment and staff management

Operations Director 2010- 2016

German Bernstein Safe Solutions (Taicang) Co., Ltd. Jiangsu China

Purchased steel and aluminum and stamping/injection/casting tool making for switch and control box

In charge of purchases involving raw material, fitting and equipment as well as consumables

Systemized warehouse management, seasonal stock taking and inventory control “first-in, first-out”

Reduced custom clearance rate over 10% and shortened custom clearance time by 50% for sea freight

Participated many new products development like control box, switch, sensor and level indicator etc.

Cost reduced over 25% for materials and components

Daily production management: inventory plan, weekly meeting, to-do-list and report drafting

Supply Chain Manager 2009 - 2010

East Asia Power(Xiamen)Co., Ltd.-in Xiamen, China

Price graph making of major material for previous month and forecast for the following month

Constantly delivered training to sourcing/logistics supervisors and engineers

In charge of purchases involving raw material, fitting and equipment as well as consumables

Cost reduction over 10% for 70 percent of materials and components

Senior Supply Chain Manager 2005 - 2009

American SPX Corp.-based in Shanghai

Coached and trained sourcing/logistics supervisors and engineers

Organized projects and plant purchases for raw material, fittings, equipment as well as consumables

Saved 8% in 2006 and 2007; 5.1% in 2008 vs. 2.5%-annual target, 11.5% in 2009

Selected as a team leader of condenser, team-member of gear-box and steel structure in SPX Group

Localized Enameling/ Corten steel for heat-exchange and some air-preheater structure respectively

International Purchasing Center Manager 2002-2005

Spanish Simon Electrical (China) Co. Ltd.-based in Shanghai

Constantly purchased steel sheet/profile and copper for stamping, welding and machining

Procured various material, components, consumables and decreased the total purchase cost by 25%

Responsible for purchases of advertisement products and packaging material

Took responsibility of external logistics company selection

Operation Manager 2000-2002

American Avnet Logistics & Trading(Shanghai)Co., Ltd. Shanghai China

In charge of import and export, international and domestic transport

Purchased various packaging material and office-use tools/facilities

Supervised custom clearance and its charge by one-third, the commission to I/E by half

Purchasing Department Supervisor 1996-2000

German Metro Supermarket Group in Shanghai China

Purchased various facilities and groceries

Localized many imported groceries/facilities and cut down price by 20%

Cut down budget for each project proportionally 5%


MBA, Webster University-based in USA and its Shanghai Campus 1998


Certified International Supply Chain Manager 2004

American Purchasing Professional Association

Canadian Supply Chain Certificate from Sheridan College Feb. 2017

ISO Internal Auditor-China Quality Certification Center 2015

Certificate of Customs’ Commodity Classifications on Import &Export Cargo 2009

and Analyzing Technical Professional Skills German Chamber of Commerce-Shanghai

Certificate of Supplier Quality Management 2007

Certificate of Ariba Quick Sourcing-Ariba Group 2005


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