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 Academic Achievement Award
Thesis: Buffer Planning & Stock Positioning for Lucent EMEA
BA, International Business – Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, 1998
APICS, CSCMP Membership
Microsoft Office applications, QAD MFG/PRO, Macromedia Multimedia applications, Process Model, System Dynamics, SAP Workshop, Aris Workshop, etc.
Mandarin, Shanghai and Sichuan Dialecte: Native
Cantonese: Listen Excellent, Speaking Good
Japanese: Beginner’s Level
Willing to relocate and travel.