Dedicated and focused project manager with experience in implementing and maintaining program management processes and tools including action item tracking, issue management, and risk and opportunity management. Strategic thinker with exceptional track record of motivating teams in the execution of SAP, ERP and MRP solutions for daily operations. Demonstrated proficiency in supporting program planning, reporting and compliance, customer satisfaction, program processes, and metrics. Supports finance, manufacturing, material planning and MRP, quality and shop floor system support to systems analysis teams which provides ERP implementation, process development and testing, project management. Equally strong performance in facilitation of process mapping and gap analysis. Familiar with capital equipment in the Semiconductor and managing within the Defense industry.
Proficient in the following Tools:
Supply Chain Material Planning
SAP R3, Business Warehouse Module
Windchill PDM Engineering Utilities
Solumina G5 & G8 Platforms
Tableau Reporting and SharePoint
Skills and Process Expertise
SAP MM (Material Management), QM (Quality Management) & PP (Production Planning) Modules
ARICE Review and Analysis
Business Flight Plan and Blueprint Analysis
Pre & Post-Production Support
Operations Analyst/SAP Site Champion
NORTHROP GRUMMAN, Sacramento, CA 03/2006 to Present
Manage SAP (MM/PP/QM) as Northern California Site Champion, Core Process Expert across Operating Units including GlobalHawk, U2, and Guardrail development and sustainment programs. Coordinate manufacturing operations and hardware, assembly and integration. Lead sector and site projects upgrading SAP, Solumina & MES shop floor modules.
Improved cycle time visibility through new reports created with Business Objects and reporting enhancements for improved program proposal data.
Reduced material replacement cost by 50% and increased on-time delivery by 15% through process improvements to address quality issues rooted in manufacturing.
Provides ERP and MRP implementation, process development and testing, project management and core training support as SAP Core Process Expert.
Support culture and site-level improvements as Managing Lead for the Employee Advocacy Group for the Northern California region.
Lead iCard Process Improvement. Initiative for the Northern California Region
Implementing shop floor software systems before deadline and under budget by 10%.
Reduced surplus inventory 90% and costs 10% incorporating categorization process in shelf life material allocation and inventory management within stores organization.
Eliminated redundant processes and consolidated metrics into central Dashboard for Management review, leveraging Business Objects, Tableau & Solumina.
Manage, create and approve all sector Change Board Kovair request.
Developed online data base and tracking pages, including internal request approval flows for the organization to enable visibility and tracking.
Resolve training plan issues as the Current LX (Learning Exchange) 6.1 Administrator for more than 550 staff.
Mission Systems Sector Project Lead for Phase 3.5 Project ERP1 & ERP2 Sector Module Transition for Northern California.
Manages all Material Dispositions for Engineering and Change boards review.
Manage and approve all site requirements and SAP roles, ensuring they meet SAP guidelines.
Architecture New Product Planner
INTEL CORPORATION, Folsom, CA 04/2005 - 01/2006
Coordinated product line start-up activities covering engineering to production ensuring smooth transition from new product introduction to volume manufacturing. Managed R&D global processor products requirements for external customers and internal engineering validation teams. Prioritized deliveries in constrained environment. Managed multiple stakeholders across fab, marketing, and engineering functions. Ensured on-time product deliveries and released to market ahead of schedule.
Engineering Change Operations Analyst
NOVELLUS SYSTEMS, INC., San Jose, CA 08/2004 – 04/2005
Designed and implemented startup of new manufacturing facilities and production lines. Developed tracking tools for management visibility and implemented new process standards. Set effectivity dates and assigned new parts by commodities and vendors for purchasing. Coordinated pull of materials from floor, rework to suppliers, and part-change notifications to suppliers.
Averaged 55 Engineering Change Orders (ECO) in weekly reviews in collaboration with 20 ECO originators and 3 purchasing groups.
Reduced manufacturing design reviews and approvals from 180 to 14 days through process improvements leveraging key personnel.
Materials/Supply Demand Manager
KLA-TENCOR Corp, San Jose, CA 06/2000-11/2001
Managed direct reports consisting of 25 Planners and Material Coordinators/Handlers. Ensured material requirements were planned on time within four product families per production schedule and within SAB101 guidelines. Managed excess and obsolete material and used $2M worth of unused material through re-implementation process through manufacturing. Outsourced projects integrating within Volume Manufacturing. Reviewed, approved, and implemented engineering change orders affecting Manufacturing. Developed matrices such as Critical Part Shortages, Root Cause Analysis of Shortages and Priority Downs, and presented key data and matrices to upper management and other groups weekly for continuous improvement.
Reduced cycle time by 50% developing tracking tools for management visibility and creating new process standards.
Developed and implemented a new process tool to integrate excess material to be consumed within MRP demand loads.
Implemented automated programs, tools, and technologies to optimize business performance.
Managed and implemented key external supplier cost reduction initiatives resulting in financial profit.
Project Manager – Tactical Marketing
APPLIED MATERIALS, Inc. Santa Clara, CA 1991/2000
Ensured successful delivery of internal and external customer commitments through stand-up meetings and collaboration with Marketing, Sales, New Product Introduction and Purchasing. Coordinated materials orders and retrofit programs for Intel to enable lean line (JIT) and Kanban mythology processes. Managing process tools (PVD/ETCH/CVD) platforms.
Managed and led a Team of 6 Tactical Marketing Project Managers.
Improved on-time shipments by 95% and reduced NSO backlogs over 50% in 2 months through improvements to NSO (Non-System Orders) order methodology process and detailed coordination with Account Teams, Manufacturing, and Purchasing.
Allocated $6M of cancelled built assemblies resulting in 60% reduction in excess inventory.
Reduced average customers commit cycle time from over 14 to less than 3 days through development of comprehensive production scheduling and slotting process.
Cut material storage footprint area by 75% reducing discrepant RMA parts process cycle time from 21 to 3 days.
Produced $2M upside gain by implementing technical review and salvaging capital equipment material.
Senior Materials Planner, Semiconductor Clean Room Wafer Sort Technician, Master Scheduler, Manufacturing Engineer, Sales Representative for the Intel Sales Account
Bachelor’s in Business, Specialization in Business Admin, Capella University, in process - expected fall 2019.
Gunderson High School, Diploma, General Studies, Activities and Societies: Varsity Football Member
Courses: APICS Inventory Management, APICS Just In Time, APICS Master Planning, APICS Systems & Technologies, QEP Six Sigma, Seven Tools of Quality