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Sales Supply Chain

Irvine, CA
March 21, 2019

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Yanlin Chen 774-***-**** *01 Tallowood Irvine CA


* ***** ** ******* ********** in Demand Planning, Operations and Supply Chain. Worked as a senior Demand Planner at Skyworks Solutions and as a Supply Planner at Johnson & Johnson. Master’s Degree from WPI business school where specialized in Operational Analytics and Supply Chain. Open to relocation. Area of Expertise


Six sigma certification Demand Planning Forecasting Analysis

Revenge Analysis Operations Analysis Cross-functional team player

Process Improvement Customer Relationship Highly skilled communicator Working experience

Senior Demand Planner—Sales Operations Team; Skyworks Solutions (Semiconductor); Dec 2014-Feb 2019

Analyzed the risks and opportunities for $200M revenue business at multiple levels of aggregation, for multiple time horizons, to ensure goal attainment based on a large scale of data and quantity analysis.

Reviewed and analyzed demand forecast and booking results with Sales and Marketing in conjunction with distribution's inventory targets, backlog data, historical trends and PO lead time etc.

Generated longer term revenue forecast and projection based on economic trends, program ramp-ups, and historical Sales trends, to map out the action plan accordingly.

To meet the company’s goal’s for Gross Margin, I analyzed and maintained the details and worked with sales to manage our backlog and customer needs to meet the company’s quarterly goals.

To minimize excess and save cost, I provided supply requirement signals and inputs to the Supply Chain and NPI teams to develop inventory and planning strategies on existing items, new products (NPI), and product phase-outs (E&O/EOL/LTB).

Worked with the Supply Chain and Sourcing teams to allocate constrained components and expedite raw materials to meet customer’s demand and the company goals.

Worked cross-functionally with NPI team, Sourcing, Factory Operations, engineers and quality teams to communicate the priority and push for progress throughout the operational process.

Owned and managed all business for our North America region (key customers: Google Hardware/Nest/CISCO/GoPro); by reviewing the forecast and priorities, collaborating with supply planners and maintaining on-time delivery to customers.

Led meetings with customers for expedite requests and to fulfill the urgent requirements of these customers (eg Google).

Collaborated with process teams on improvement projects and tools; such as the “logistical expedite fee-saving project”

(60% reduction) and the “RSP algorithm generation project” (30% increase in efficiency). Supply Planner—Supply Chain Team; Johnson & Johnson; Jan 2014-Dec 2014

Supported the design, development and, institutionalization of a best practice global S&OP process with key external business partners.

Collaborated with the PLAN organization to formally receive worldwide demand plans.

Conducted a formal process with the external partners to rationalize supply and demand, as well as scenario-based supply analyses to evaluate launch options and develop contingency plans with the external partners.

Managed best practices in external partner supply planning, including master scheduling, detailed scheduling, capacity planning, and distribution planning.

Involved in the project of improving the overall planning processes. Operations/Manufacturing Intern---Operations Team; Revolabs - Yamaha Corporation; Sep 2013-Dec 2013

Worked with the test and design engineers to develop a process to build, test and pack to the new product.

Assisted the actual build, test, and packing operations of the new product.

Created detailed procedures to outsource specific operations, which included detailed Visio flows and visual aids. Education

May 2014 Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, MA Master of Science, Operational Analytics and Leadership, Business School Jun 2012 Zhejiang Ocean University (ZOU), Zhoushan, China Bachelor of Management, Supply Chain Management, Business School

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