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Material Manager

Santa Clara, California, 95051, United States
September 13, 2018

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Michael Chesley

**** ****** *****

Santa Clara, California 95051

Home phone: 408-***-**** Cell: 408-***-****



Ability to prioritize workload and remain focused on the completion of projects.

Skilled at learning new concepts quickly while working well under pressure.

Interacts well with other Departments, and outside contacts.

Work well without supervision.


05/2017 to 02/2018 Dell Computer, Santa Clara, CA. (Contractor with International Millennium Consultants, Inc.)

Demand Planner

Part and Order Supportability

oReviewed on hand Finished Goods inventory to quote shipment commitment dates.

oCompare commits from our suppliers to our standard lead-times. Extended the lead times, if necessary.

oPre-alerting the buyers of large order quotes for better flow of parts.

Reviewed and updated the Product database for the parts that were assigned to me.

oAdding new part numbers when preparing to introduce new products.

oMonitoring and adjusting attachment rates for accessory parts.

oOnce a month, reviewing parts to be EOL and scrapped.

Creating a weekly forecasted loading plan.

oReview the Marketing and Sales forecast (UPP).

oAnalyzing past sales to see new trends.

oDesigning a balanced forecast for the next four quarters.

8/2015 to 8/2016 QuantumClean, Fremont, CA. (Temp with Balance Staffing)

Customer Solutions Specialist

Loaded and prioritized the production (clean room) floor.

oConsolidates “Lines Down” requests, customers expedite, and priority lists.

oSchedule transfers of customer’s products from the warehouse for smooth loading.

Creates weekly reports for Management

oCurrent WIP (work in process) and Backlog.

oWeekly and Monthly shipments.

oWeekly Receipts and products starting in the cleaning process.

11/2014 to 07/2015 Micron Inc., Milpitas, CA. (Contractor with Kelly IT)

Inventory Analyst

Reconciled daily inventories from subcontractors and contract manufacturers.

oManaged inventories at five outside company warehouses.

oFour locations were overseas, one in the USA.

oIncludes returns, receipts, and shipments.

Creating and updating spreadsheets to better monitor these inventories.

Monitored current jobs in process and new starts from production planners for any barriers.

01/2014 –10/2014 Aixtron Inc., Sunnyvale, CA.

Inventory Analyst

Prepared quotes for customers requesting to purchase parts.

oLooked up the current sale price and lead time.

oSent the quote to the customer.

Reviewed and inputted incoming Purchase orders from customers.

oConfirmed the current sale price

oInputted purchase order in an SAP system.

Answered customer questions thru emails and phone calls.

Expedited urgent and “Tool Down” orders from the factory in Germany.

Maintained the open order backlog.

Completed project: Inventory Optimization of the warehouse and stockrooms.

1998 –08/2012 ON Semiconductor Santa Clara, CA. (Formally Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc.)

Production Planner, Supply Chain Analyst, Material Planner Associate, NPI Planner

Reviewed and requested the purchase of wafers each week.

oReviewed an 18-month Sales forecast, six-month snapshot of backlog, and the lead-times for both domestic and international fab houses.

oAssigned international die bank locations for completed wafers.

oAttended a weekly Sales forecast review and provided upcoming capacity restrains on raw material, assembly, and test houses.

Managed two product lines (EEPROM, Supervisory).

oUsing a six-week snapshot of the upcoming backlog, I sent instructions to our overseas assembly houses for the needed starts each week.

oPrioritized test to meet customer requested shipment dates.

oExpedited Work in Process (WIP) parts for urgent customer shipments.

oCreated Finished Goods inventory reports showing the status of End of Life (EOL) parts, excess parts due to returned material from distributors, and transitions from one technology to another.

oPerformed Capacity Planning, Demand Planning, and Forecast Planning to maintain a level loading of materials at the sub contractors.

Responded to Customer Service Expedites and customer “Lines Down”.

oProvided bi-weekly updates on urgent customer shipments to Customer Representatives and Field Service Representatives.

oCreated a report to upper management on the number and status of customer “Lines Down” devices.

Worked with Engineers, and Marketing to introduce new products.

oAttended a weekly meeting on products in the Engineering fab process.

oScheduled engineering builds with the assembly and test houses.

oReviewed Bills of Materials (BOM) and expedited missing assembly and test specs.

oTracked production of Engineering and Marketing samples.

oProvided a report for Marketing and Sales on the availability of both samples and full production of these new products.

1992 - 1998 Cirrus Logic Fremont, CA.

Import / Export Analyst, Traffic Coordinator

Responsible for all documentation related to export shipments.

oMaintained a file of “Letters of Credit”.

oReviewed and updated “Shippers Letters of Instructions”.

oCreated “Proforma” and Commercial invoices.

oReviewed and maintained Schedule B, Harmonized, and ECCN codes for all products shipped.

oDocuments provided to customs to “release” shipments to freight forwarders.

Monitored all import shipments of raw material.

oReviewed daily receiving reports and monitored material in incoming inspection.

oContacted Freight Forwarders for shipment of materials being Returned to Vendor (RTV).

Produced import/export reports for upper management.

oCreated a report for upper management listing all open purchase orders, scheduled deliveries, and past due raw material.

oCreated a report on transit times into foreign countries and which freight forwarders were best in that country.

Helped write the basic program for the new automated inventory system.

Updated the Material Department’s Operations Training Guide and trained personnel on the updates.

1985 – 1992 ICORE International Sunnyvale, CA.

Junior Cost Accountant and Production Planner

Comparing production costs to selling price.

Worked with Purchasing and Production Management to update standard costs.

Scheduled the production floor to meet customer’s shipment dates.

Worked with Sales support to handle special orders and critical shipments.

1978 - 1985 Econics Corporation Sunnyvale, CA.

Material Manager and Customer Service Representative

Managed a stockroom and shipping / receiving area.

Performed purchasing of components for manufacturing.

Reviewed and entered incoming purchase orders and quotes for finished product.

Produced backlog and sales reports for senior management.


Cupertino High School, 1977 graduate

Northern Regional Occupational Program, Santa Clara County

Certified PC Technician

Course: One year training PC Technician.

De Anza College, Cupertino

AA in Business Programming

Courses: Two years studying Computer Programming, Forestry and some general education.

Stanford University, Palo Alto

BS in Financial Accounting

Courses: Two years studying Accounting, Robotics, and some general education.

Software used:

Knowledge and usage of SAP, E2open, 09solutions, EDI, Hyperion, Proteus, Agile, NetSuite IMS, IFS, and Global Factory.

Trained in E2E (end to end) Supply Chain process, ERP, MRP, MSP, CRP, JIT, KPIs, and DDMRP (CTO, MTS, and MTO) systems.

Fourteen years’ experience of using Oracle (modules include Fulfillment Services, Activity Based Management, Global Accounting, Marketing Intelligence, Bills of Material, Demand Planning, Supply Chain Intelligence, Master Scheduling/MRP, and Advanced Supply Chain Planning).

Additional Skills:

Proficient in: MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, and MS Word.

Trained in APICS Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and as an APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP).

Communicated with wafer fabrication companies in Japan, and in the U.S.

Planned offshore production for assembly and test houses located in Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore.

Monitored distribution centers, and Finished Goods warehouses in Singapore, Philippines, Japan, and Vietnam.

Consulted in SCM, Demand Management, Import/Export Administration, Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement in Materials Management, Logistics Management, Asset & Materials Management and Excess Inventory Reduction.

Thirty years of experience in Customer Requirement Management, Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) solutions, Supply Requirement Management and Supply Chain Management.

References available upon request

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