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Supply Chain Engineer

Sunnyvale, California, United States
October 29, 2016

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Sora Jo

**** ******* *******, **** # *** Sunnyvale, California 94089



A full time manufacturing supply chain or logistics position offering the opportunity to contribute to improving manufacturing processes, supply chain development, and reducing costs


ConnectedYard Inc., Palo Alto, CA

Sales & Operation Planning Specialist Aug 2016 – Present

• Managing local and remote company inventories consisting of chemicals and hardware items

• Forecasting chemical demand and freight requirements for customers through data analysis

• Negotiated resolutions to commercial issues between the company and external suppliers (by

reviewing BOMs, drawings, and contract terms and conditions)

Mando America Corporation - Automotive Company, Opelika, AL

Brake & Steering Buyer II Jun 2014 – Jul 2016

• Established new program sourcing decisions (GM, BMW, etc.) for forging, stamping, rubber, fastener parts by analyzing quotes, optimizing costs via bidding processes, and working with R&D, the supplier development team, and suppliers saving $500,000 (min) per program

• Developed new suppliers for programs (issued RFQ, contract, PR and PO): negotiated optimized material/tooling costs by considering product processes, cycle times, labor requirements

• Managed existing suppliers and reduced purchasing costs: negotiated annual cost reduction rates based on volume, oversaw supply chain changes affecting multiple suppliers (considered direct- buy/consignment changes), encouraged improvement of processes

• Resolved commercial issues with suppliers (including EO change follow up)

• Dealt with part procurement for sample build schedules such as DV and PV

• Achieved a cost saving of $150,000 per year by improving the purchasing process of brake pads

considering: lead time, freight cost, EOQ optimization, and sourcing from suppliers based in Korea/US/Mexico

Samsung Electronics Global ERP, Seoul, Korea

Logistics Engineer/LES (Logistic Execution System) Developer & Designer Apr 2009 – Apr 2011

• Assisted in integrating the dispersive ERP systems of SESA (Samsung Electronics South America) branches into a united global ERP system, reducing importing/exporting costs by 5%

• Managed the logistic processes and programs of the company’s G-ERP System, SAP-LE (Logistics Execution) module

Samsung Electronics WTS (World Trading System), Seoul, Korea

System Engineer/LE Developer Dec 2007 – Mar 2009

• Redesigned the WMS (Warehouse Management System) for Korea (headquarters), Hong Kong, and Russia branches of the semiconductor department, using SAP-ABAP

• Reduced shipping times by 3% by designing a comprehensive shipping process


- Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas (May 2014)

Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering

- Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea (Feb 2008)

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics (Minor: Business Administration)

- San Diego State University, San Diego, California (May 2007)

Exchange Student – Mathematics


- Database Administration: Oracle, MS Access, SQL, SQL Server (SSAS, SSIS, XLMiner)

- Statistics/Optimization: CPLEX, AMPL, Matlab, MS Excel, SAS

- Computer Programming: SAP (ABAP), JAVA, HTML

- Tools: Photoshop, MS PowerPoint/Word/Outlook, AutoCAD, PLM


- SAS Base Programming for SAS 9 (Jan 2014)

- APICS: CPIM in basics of supply chain management (APICS ID: 1950544) (Apr 2015)


English (fluent), Korean (fluent), Japanese (intermediate)

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