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Supply Chain Manager

Mequon, WI
November 20, 2018

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Longhai Wang

**** ********** **, ******* **, ****4-1726

262-***-**** cell

LPR(Lawful Permanent Resident)

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY: A Global Supply Chain Leader with extensive experience in setting and executing strategies, change management and influencing stakeholders, talent development and building strong team with multi-cultural background.


January, 2015 to October, 2018 – Kohler Company, Global Vitreous

Manager, Supply Chain Planning and Control, Based in Kohler WI

Managing 2B revenue and 5K SKU’s with 6 regions and 15 plants


Global Demand Planning, Supply Planning and S&OP

Improvement of Global Planning Process, Calendar, Template & Metrics

Global Inventory Strategy and Decision

Global OEM Development and Management

Global Capacity Management, Capital Project Strategy & Management, Footprint Strategy & Plan

Global Policies/documentations/strategies on global sourcing, global industrialization, global product life cycle management (in progress), global allocation, rules of engagement, etc.

NPD, Portfolio Management and Strategy


Created and organized Global Vitreous Supply Chain Summit

Enhanced the cross-region and cross-function communication, coordination and alignment

Led and implementing SAP IBP globally (in progress)

Improved key metrics, Forecast Accuracy (+10-35%), IOH (-2M pcs), LOTIF (+5-25%)

January, 2009 - January, 2015 – Kohler Company, Corporate Transportation and Logistics

Senior Manager-Corporate Transportation and Logistics, Asia Pacific, Based in Shanghai


Drive on-time, cost-effective, and secure delivery for all Asia-Pacific business units

Manage regional compliance with government import and export regulations

Support Business Unit efforts to qualify for, and certify when appropriate

Own all aspects of international carrier management, including sourcing

Drive security program compliance across business unit supply chains.

Supervise auditing and payment of freight bills and invoices for all shipments

Led the Warehouse Centre of Excellence for Kohler Global

Ensure appropriate training on international transportation & logistics, and compliance initiatives


Created Kohler Asia Pacific Logistics Summit since 2013, 11 Plants under 4 BU’s

Initiated, lead and maintain Kohler AP International Freight RFQ, saving USD 0.6M (annualized) for the first fiscal year

Design, Improved and implemented Kohler Global WH Metrics, safety, efficiency(+20-45%), utilization(+45%) and cost (-200K-800K)

Initiated and set up Model Warehouses both for component and finished goods distribution in AP

October, 2006 – December, 2008 – CEVA Logistics, China

Logistics Manager, East and West China, Based in Shanghai


Managing daily operations including customer services and warehouse operations

Heading basic LEAN waves, including directing standard operation process improvement, client management and vendor management

Responsible for P&L of all projects & clients in these two regions

Leading new business developments, new business solutions and new project implementations

Setting up, improving & maintaining relationships with government offices – SH Customs, etc.


Expanded business in SHA with warehouse space from 11K Sqm to 24K Sqm, as well as to new regions

Shot customer complaints, increasing On Time Delivery/Customer Satisfaction from 60’s to 90’s

Led new business development, solution and implementation, 300% the revenue, etc.

Designed and introduced vendor pool management system

Set up business monitoring and billing reporting system to better control and monitor daily operation

Improved and streamlined 5S’ and Led monthly Kaizen cycle in all warehouses

June, 2000 – July, 2005 – Nokia Siemens Network Transport System Ltd.,

Originally as a startup company supplying MSTP equipment to telecommunication service provider globally; acquired by Nokia Siemens in 2003.

Director of Supply Chain, 4 years in position, based in Shanghai

Manager of planning, 1 year in position

Team Structure (Headcounts): Planning (3), Sourcing (2), Purchasing (3+1Mgr.), Logistics (2), CM Coordination (2), Warehousing (5+1 Sup.)

Responsibilities – Supply Chain Function

Developed and implemented supply chain strategy for the company to serve global customers, such as Siemens, ATT, etc.

Led and drove S&OP, Master Scheduling, OEM Planning, etc.

Established and staffed a global supply chain team and developed and deployed the entire business processes, including Planning, Sourcing and Customer Order Implementation.

Set up various purchasing/inventory replenishment strategies and policies, including consignment, VMI, etc. with material vendors

Led direct and indirect material sourcing, planning and purchasing

Initiated and led Customer Project Management function

Led and developed inhouse MRP and Planning tools in compliance with SCOR and ERP principles to assure high-level customer service and reasonable working capital

Built and kept very good relationships with government officials, including those from SH customs and SH Foreign Economic Relation & Trade Commission

Achievements – Supply Chain Function

Set up distribution process and channel supporting 50% oversea sales

Built a team from 0 to 19 people, supporting comparable business volume that was realized by 80 people in Lucent technologies

Led commodity re-categorization project, saving 0.8 M USD within 8 months

Enhanced customer order on-time delivery from 95% to 99.5% within 3 months

Set up two warehouses around 10K Sqm

July, 1998 – June, 2000 – Lucent Technologies of Shanghai Ltd.

The very first JV of Lucent Technologies in China with 300M USD Sales annually supplying global market SDH products

Process Engineer, Supply Chain, based in Shanghai, 2 years in position

EDUCATION: ME, Supply Chain Management and Logistics - Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) CTL-ZLOG Program, 2006

ZLOG Scholarship

ZLOG Academic Achievement Award

Thesis: Buffer Planning & Stock Positioning for Lucent EMEA

BA, International Business – Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, 1998


APICS, CSCMP Membership

Computer Literacy

Microsoft Office applications, QAD MFG/PRO, Macromedia Multimedia applications, Process Model, System Dynamics, SAP Workshop, Aris Workshop, etc.


Mandarin, Shanghai and Sichuan Dialecte: Native

English: Excellent

Cantonese: Listen Excellent, Speaking Good

Japanese: Beginner’s Level


Willing to relocate and travel.

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