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Manager Management

Cleveland, Ohio, United States
October 06, 2016

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CHIHWEI CHEN Phone: 216-***-****

Address: **** ******** **. #***, ******** Heights, OH 44124 E-Mail:


Certified in Production & Inventory Management (CPIM) from APICS (2000-2010)

Experiences in procurement system management

Demonstrated ability in coordinating demand and supply

Expertise in designing order fulfillment operating models

Familiarity in global logistics service network

Capability of implementing ERP Production Planning and Material Management modules


Material Procurement Management Manager

Universal Scientific Industrial Co., Ltd., Taiwan (Nov 11 – Jul 15)

Managed quarterly RFQ mechanism and generated reports to evaluate sourcers’ performance

Implemented material PCN handling process and monitored material EOL process via PDM system

Managed logistics service providers and processed freight rate quotation

Supported material cost quotation for new projects and evaluated available RFQ software

Supervised equipment, construction work, business travel, and general procurement tasks

Formulated, reviewed, and revised standard contract templates for various usage such as raw material procurement, VMI, tooling procurement, freight forwarding, and construction work

Set up tooling management system to secure appropriate management of company’s properties

Negotiated pricing and contracted out more than 50 construction cases for new plant site in Shanghai

Planned annual budget, controlled actual expense, and assigned cost allocation to other business units

Integrated and generated procurement related reports, such as procurement amount analysis, VMI implementation rate, and payment turnover for top management

Procurement & Logistics Manager

PEGATRON Corporation (formerly as ASUSTek), China (Nov 07 – Dec 09)

Set up CKD material kitting center in Shanghai Yangshan Bonded Logistics Port

Responsible for overall management of 50 individuals in all aspects of production planning, material buying, import/export, warehousing, and bookkeeping

Negotiated service agreement with vendors for warehouse space leasing and inbound/outbound services

Designed material inbound/outbound processes and minimized the logistics expense

Established quotation structure and template for various CKD/SKD projects

Supervised material procurement and preparation status to meet delivery schedule

Allocated quantities among various suppliers to fulfill total demand, to reduce logistics expense, and to meet requested date

Increased annual sales amount by 800% to $ 150 million, raised annual shipping quantities by 600% to 3 million units of Mother Board and Broadband products, reduced the operating cost from 4.2% to 1.4% in 1 year, and upgraded the net profit margin from 15% to more than 20%

Production Planning Manager

ASUSTek Computer Czech Republic (Dec 04 – Oct 07)

Founded a new factory for desktop PC in Czech Republic with maximum daily capacity 10K

Designed and streamlined sales order fulfillment operating models for ODM/OEM desktop customers (SONY. NEC-Packard Bell. HP), ASUS own brand products (Barebone. Digital Home System), and various OEM Set Top Box products (Pace. Tilgin. Freebox. Scientific Atlanta)

Directed all pilot run and mass production schedules for a 2000-plus-person factory with 5 desktop PC and 2 Set Top Box assembly lines

Led daily meeting to communicate production status and future production schedule with departments

Hold external daily meeting to negotiate sales order delivery schedule with ODM/OEM customers

Introduced information technology tools for advanced planning and scheduling

Production Planner

ASUSTek Computer Inc., Taiwan (May 02 – Dec 04)

Administered all pilot run and mass production schedule for Optical Diskette Drive, Mobile Phone, PDA, Pick Up Head, Networking Switch product categories and Notebook SMT & DIP lines

Launched brand new product categories and designed order fulfillment operating models--- Mobile Phone, Pick Up Head, Networking Switch

Collaborated with product manager and factory to improve capacity utilization, minimize WIP and inventory, fulfill sales demand, and deliver high quality products on time

Associate- Oracle ERP Implementation

Arthur Andersen Business Consulting, Taipei, Taiwan (May 00 – Dec 01)


Master of International Management (May 99)

Thunderbird School of Global Management, Glendale, Arizona, USA

Master of Business Administration (May 99)

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Management (June 94)

National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, TAIWAN


Certified in Production & Inventory Management(CPIM) from APICS- The Association for Operations Management since 2000 till 2010

Certificate, Oracle Application R11 Work in Process, & Planning Oracle Corporation, 2000

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