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Manager Supply Chain

Los Angeles, California, United States
October 14, 2016

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Mo Nemazee, MBA Based in Santa Monica, CA Open to 25% global travel 310-***-****

Extensive supply chain leadership experience, purchasing direct and indirect materials, services, and equipment for complex manufacturing organizations. Earned a reputation for innovating and implementing purchasing best practices to drive down total cost of ownership while assuring a robust, timely, quality supply.

Productive, detail-oriented, and responsive in demanding environments requiring strong project management, collaboration, prioritization, and problem solving skills.

Analytical and metrics-driven approach to improving profitability. Strong fiscal acumen. Versed in SIOP forecasting, inventory planning, replenishment systems, master production scheduling, make vs. buy analyses, sourcing, supply chain rationalization, and RFx processes for a cost-competitive supply chain.

Keen ability to source and manage new vendors, understanding capabilities to best fit technical requirements as well as mitigate supply and cost risk associated with sole source suppliers.

Accomplished in drafting and negotiating procurement contracts and joint venture agreements, leveraging business acumen, and risk management skills.

Respected, results-driven leader valued for teamwork, integrity, and excellence in value chain optimization.


MOLDEX-METRIC INC., 2nd largest manufacturer of respirators for industrial worker safety, Culver City, CA 1994 to 2014

Senior Buyer Purchasing Manager

Promoted from Sr. Buyer to Purchasing Manager. Reported to Director of R&D/Purchasing, VP of Operations.

Managed and trained staff of 2 buyers, and an inventory/receiving agent for execution of procurement strategies. Controlled a multi-million dollar annual spend.

Implemented more efficient supplier performance and delivery matrix using ERP systems, including MAS 90/200 and QAD MFG Pro.

Procured all indirect materials (MRO items) as well as chemicals, paints/colorants, rubber products, plastics, media, packaging, assembly and mechanical parts, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, wire, machinery, and forming parts.

Developed and maintained internal relationships with R&D, sales & marketing, and production control departments, as well as the VP of Finance.


Reduced vendor base by 40% through strategic sourcing. Re-negotiated vendor supply contracts and VA of commodities, resulting in $1.8MM savings.

Reduced raw materials stock by 30% over 5 months through re-negotiated vendor supply contracts, consignment agreements, blanket ordering, and the deployment of an improved planning tool.

Initiated and led cost improvement projects for supply of latex chemical; coordinating with engineering, production, sales and finance management. Realized $450K savings.

Developed plastic recycling system program to reduce scrap by 20% and increased profitability by 8%.

Executed environmentally and socially responsible procurement policies, such as moving the entire PVC product line to non-PVC. Implemented outsourcing and transition from PVC to non-PVC with environmentally friendly “green” products.

Led strategic sourcing/joint venture process of key chemical that has become a core factor in the organization and is positively impacting business strategy.

Negotiated sourcing of major production components for global manufacturing plants in Taiwan and China.

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Mo Nemazee, MBA

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EXPERIENCE, continued

Developed standard operating procedures for purchasing policies and implemented supplier rating system for conformance to firm’s ISO 9001 certification.

Reduced annual shipping costs of product between suppliers manufacturing plants to reduce corporate costs by $150K per year.

Annual cost savings averaged ~$20MM.

Prior experience as Senior Buyer / Logistics Manager for TRW, Inc. Valve Division, a Fortune 100 company, Cleveland, OH


MBA, General Systems Management, emphasis in Strategic Planning, BALDWIN WALLACE UNIVERSITY, Berea, OH

BBA, Administrative Management, UNIVERSITY OF IOWA

Professional Development: The Art of Negotiations, NAFTA, Contracts, Procurement Law, Communications for Technical Executives, Team Building and Group Problem Solving.


Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook), Visio, MAS 90/200, QAD Manufacturing Pro.

Commodity expertise: chemicals, plastics, media, assembly, and mechanical parts, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, wire, forming parts, and machinery. Ability to read drawings and blueprints.



Certified in Synchronous Organization – TRW

Certified in Supplier Quality Systems – TRW

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