TIEN (TAMMY) PAN
Strategic Sourcing Category Management Supply Chain Leadership
Strategic, forward-thinking, and experienced supply chain professional with a proven track record of generating creative and profitable strategies, developing global sourcing initiatives, and forming long-term relationships with vendors. Capable of enhancing processes, leading and mentoring cross-functional team members, optimizing resources, and managing strategic change within the organization.
Areas of Expertise
Global Sourcing Strategies
Strategic Planning Initiatives
Creative Problem Solving
Trend Evaluation and Analysis
Strong Communication Skills
ENBRIDGE ENERGY– Supply Chain Management Category Management
Category Manager July 2013 – November 2015
Generated and executed strategies for sourcing and risk mitigation, resulting in continual cost savings opportunities and security of supplies for a $360M spend.
Evaluated and spearheaded changes in contract structure, terms, and the contracting process.
Formed beneficial and long-term relationships with suppliers, developing supply and service agreements that allowed for cost savings, improved quality, and product/service reliability standards.
Coordinated Supplier Relationships Management (SRM), improving suppliers’ performances in cost, safety, quality, on-time delivery, and security of supply through KPIs for scorecards.
Successfully re-negotiated purchasing terms, resulting in short-term savings of $2.9M in two months.
FLUOR – Supply Chain Material Management
Supervisor September 2012 – June 2013
Delivered cost benefits to the project, completing a procurement plan on-time and within budgets.
Executed a 30% savings by negotiating pricing while ensuring the quality of products and services.
Led a team of 8 members in a variety of activities, including purchasing, expediting, warehouse activities, technical document administration, and procurement system maintenance.
Earned “Department of the Month” recognition for two consecutive months.
ENBRIDGE ENERGY VIA RANDSTAD– Supply Chain Management Category Management
Category Manager May 2012 – August 2012
Generated and maintained a category reporting system for spend analysis, market trending, demand, and supply forecasting. Drove sourcing initiatives and identified high-risk, high-impact materials.
Exhibited continuous communication and relationship-building skills to foster a long-lasting change in procurement from the buying point throughout the entire supply chain.
Manager, Procurement June 2011 – April 2012
Maintained positive relationships with suppliers, resulting in an improved cash flow by 20% through a restructured procurement plan and progress payment schedule.
Successfully renegotiated supply and service contracts, reducing pricing and fees by an average of 27%.
Supervised and led 4 direct reports from purchasing, category management, logistics, and accounts payable coordinator.
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BECHTEL VIA ALLSTATES TECHNICAL SERVICES
Subcontract Specialist August 2009 – January 2011
Boosted opportunities for the organization, identifying improvements for contactors in billing and quality. Developed a quality reporting system to monitor contractors’ performance in work.
Successfully managed modifications for 4 contracts and administered contractors’ final turnover documents for the project owner.
WERNER ENTERPRISES – GLOBAL LOGISTICS
International Sourcing and Purchasing Manager May 2006 – January 2009
Coordinated spend analysis and market intelligence, segmenting and prioritizing multiple sourcing initiatives for clients in fleet management and retail chain business and achieving cost reduction goals.
Drove long-term strategy that contained and controlled costs which led to cost savings over time.
ENLIGHT NEVADA, INC.
Manager, Sales & Business Development September 2002 – July 2005
Generated an increase of 41% in revenue during two years through extended business in consumer electronics and home appliances, increasing from $51M to $72M.
Mentored cross-functional teams working with customers, launching product programs for Hewlett-Packard and Scientific Atlanta within program outlines and timeframes.
Oversaw reports from business development, project management, internal auditing, and sales administration.
NOTE: Enlight Nevada was transformed from E&A Technology.
E&A TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Manager, Purchasing July 2000 – September 2002
Achieved a cost-savings of 40% in the first year and 8%-12% year-to-year through development and execution of multiple master supply and service agreements to eliminate spot buys.
Developed and implemented partnerships with strategic suppliers in raw materials and sub-manufacturers, reducing inventory by nearly 50% and improving turnover from 160 days to 38 days.
Established Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI), streamlining and standardizing global logistics process.
Designed and implemented a global supply chain system, integrating a supply chain strategy with product program through re-structuring BOM and outsourcing labor-intensive manufacturing.
General Manager March 1992 – June 2000
Grew organization from $0 at start-up to $3.6M per month within 18 months, delivering first-year gross profit of 10% more than forecasted amount.
Cultivated a retail and distribution network throughout South America, maintaining a 5% sales growth annually. Managed 8 team members, including finance, sales, planning, and procurement staff.
Education and Skills
Bachelor of Science – Applied Physics, Tam Kang University, Taipei, Taiwan
Technical: Microsoft Office Suite, Oracle, JD Edwards, SAP, AS400
Languages: Fluent English, Chinese Mandarin, Spanish