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Supply Chain / Medical Device / SAP and Engineering

Jacksonville, Florida, United States
October 03, 2016

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Nydia E. Pantoja-Cruz

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Skills and qualifications

Effective in making well-reasoned conclusions and developing solid plans of action to pursue objectives.

Strong analytical, leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.

Strong sense of responsibility, organization and team-oriented.

Fully Bilingual (English & Spanish).

Production planning in an MRP environment.

Vendor Managed Inventory experience.

2yrs Medical Device experience.

•4yrs Computer Hardware/Software experience.

•Knowledgeable on SAP, Ariba, Microsoft Access, Word, Power Point, Visio, Excel.

•Familiar with the use and creation of SOPs, CAPAs, FMEA, BOMs and Routers.

•Committee member of YOPRO (Young Professionals) and Toastmasters employee resource groups.


Medtronic, Jacksonville, FL 10/2014-09/2016

Buyer / Planner

Change and Improve / Operations

Collaborated with cross-functional departments such as Regulatory Affairs, R&D, Global Supply Chain and Quality to be successful and meet deadlines for the projects assigned.

Participated in Rapid Improvement Events (RIE) to improve processes by standardizing SAP information used to calculate average demand based on consumption.

Compliant Project- UDI- Unique Device Identification

Ensured compliance of different Medical Device Class products as required by FDA deadlines.

Assured all Medical Device Class II products are direct-marked for traceability purposes in order to comply with new FDA regulations.

Monitored inventory to avoid stock-out while in transition period to new UDI compliant products.

Communicated BOM changes to suppliers and managed inventory transition to new UDI compliant SKU.

SAP material master creation and revision of new materials, routers, BOM’s and document linkage for purchasing.

Communicated worldwide regions about the changes and coordinated inventory depletion for non-UDI compliant product.

Divestiture Project

Performed Supply Chain activities such as: procure raw material, obsolete unique products, communicate to suppliers affected in order to divest product line per scheduled timeline.

Projected sales based on past consumption and confirmed expected sales with Marketing to avoid impact to product availability.

Coordinated International shipments to guarantee monthly deliveries on time to the customer.

Calculated total units required until completion of the project and coordinated production with Value Stream to align manufacturing with project deadlines.

Vendor Managed Inventory

Project Lead for SNC Project- Supplier Network Collaboration.

Facilitated training to suppliers and buyers for Vendor Management Inventory tool.

Managed suppliers and purchase orders.

32 suppliers successfully setup to use Web Portal.

Reduced $1M inventory in 9 months.

Hewlett Packard, Aguadilla, PR 09/2012-09/2014

Business Planning Analyst II

Supply Chain Department

Responsible for planning, scheduling and coordinating demand/supply management for Software and Hardware Products for Europe Region.

Managed NPI Process for over 500 products.

Generated demand signals in APO.

Identified supply constraints and defined an executable plan to meet financial goals.

Reviewed performance against goals and drive corrective actions in areas off target.

Hewlett Packard, Aguadilla, PR 05/2010-09/2012

Business Operations Analyst II

Supply Chain Department

Sourced new suppliers for NPI products.

Performed inventory analysis and order fulfillment.

Analyzed data to develop trend for supply and demand activities.

Reviewed performance metrics to identify opportunities for improvement.

Performed Commodity Manager Responsibilities.

Managed local suppliers, performed high performance supplier evaluations.

Achieved 23% of Cost Savings through RFQ Process by reducing raw material costs.


UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO, Mayagüez Campus 05/2009

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering

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