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Supply Chain Project Manager

Los Altos, California, United States
January 19, 2017

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A challenging position that utilizes my business, supply chain management, and financial/operational analysis education and experience.


California State University, Northridge, CA - College of Business and Economics B.Sc. in Global Supply Chain Management, with Minor in Religious Studies Dec 2014 SKILLS & CERTIFICATIONS

Experience in project management, business consulting, procurement, software configuration, and platform customization.

Proficiency in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems (Oracle JDE), MS Office/O365, and social media platforms.

Experience with SQL, HTML/CSS, and Wordpress website development. Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification (through Wesco Aircraft) Jul 2014 WORK EXPERIENCE

Buyer at Splunk, Inc. Sep 2016 - Present

• Coordinate with other departments such as IT, biz-apps, legal, HR, accounting, cloud, ops, and security to onboard new vendors, negotiate terms, finalize new and renew existing contracts, resolve purchase order bottlenecks, discrepancies, and execute SOW's and work orders.

• Generate Netsuite procurement related reports, train various employees on Netsuite system procedures, and provide Netsuite system related process improvement suggestions for upper management's consideration.

• Conduct ad hoc research projects to identify new software vendors for business owners' consideration.

• Analyze bid quotation evaluation factors such as commercial terms and conditions, price, financial status, technical capability, and quality control.

• Assist with or negotiates best price, delivery, terms of payment and purchase conditions, and other factors impacting cost.

• Prepare bid analysis summary for review by project and procurement upper management.

• Facilitate supplier onboarding throughout the entire lifecycle and provides upper management with supplier related KPI reports for review.

• Thrive in fast-paced startup environment that requires out-of-the-box thinking and agility. Product Consultant at Ivalua, Inc. Feb 2016 - Sep 2016

• Served as both the project manager and the primary professional services consultant for one of the most complex customer deployments of Ivalua’s market leading highly customizable spend management & e-procurement cloud software solutions.

• Provided product training and demos to multiple Fortune 500 and overseas Enterprises.

• Translated customers’ high level supply chain business requirements into software configuration and workflow integration specifications, including customization of plug-and-play templates, analytical reports, deployment troubleshooting, and identification of required product enhancements.

• Closely collaborated with global sales, other project managers, R&D team, and developers to ensure deadlines are met and to raise awareness of customer deployment, onboarding, and production issues.

• During my tenure, contributed to grow professional services practice to 30 customers from 10. WORK EXPERIENCE (cont’d)

Line Down Buyer at Wesco Aircraft Jan 2015 - Feb 2016

• Completed data collection and analysis of the company’s procurement and supply chain processes, offered recommendations using supply chain tools and performance metrics.

• Negotiated purchases and complex contracts (pricing terms and conditions) for multiple aircraft component product lines to facilitate the uninterrupted supply chain flow to customers including Tier 1 OEMs, such as Boeing, Airbus, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Bombardier, Embraer, Gulfstream.

• Contacted suppliers to obtain competitive price, determine availability, terms, and delivery schedule regarding specific requisitions; evaluated and rewarded quotes from various sources.

• Routinely transacted hundreds of purchase orders totaling over $1M per month

• Decisively expedited sourcing of aerospace hardware under stringent constraints and tight deadlines to protect high profile customers at critical line down status.

• Served as a company investor, leveraging well-established partners such as Alcoa, PCC Aerostructures, TriMas to lock in long-term agreements (LTA) and facilitating the creation of business relationships with ad hoc suppliers in response to imminent customer requirements.

• Applied lean methodology principles and continuous improvement (CI) to enhance supply chain functions and used lean tools to analyze data trends (e.g., savings achieved) and create purchasing intelligence reports (e.g., spend patterns, procurement analytics). Supply Chain Intern at Wesco Aircraft (prior to graduation) Mar 2014 - Aug 2014

• Trained in material support, purchasing support and procurement. Provided ancillary support to the company’s buyers and other supply chain team members.

• Performed tasks in each of the company’s supply chain functions, including: purchase order preparation, supplier quote processing, evaluation of buyers’ investment decisions, supplier relations, and procurement support.

• Completed data collection and analysis of the company’s procurement and supply chain processes. Social Media Coordinator at, Inc. Nov 2012 - Mar 2013

• Launched marketing campaign on social media platforms: Facebook, LinkedIn, Craigslist.

• Experimented with new and alternative ways to leverage social media activities.

• Monitored and trended social media site viewership and customer adoption levels. Financial Consultant and Trainer at World Financial Group Aug 2010 - Feb 2011

• Learned and practiced financial services marketing, with focus on insurance products.

• Assisted clients in accomplishing financial objectives by assessing their financial situation, and presenting the most suitable financial strategy that aligns with their financial goals.

• Provided financial management information by preparing financial status analyses and reports

• Contributed to analysis of sales data and comparison with sales forecasts. VOLUNTEERING, EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES, LANGUAGE SKILLS Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity Vice President Aug 2011 - May 2013

• Responsible for forming sports teams and managing game calendars.

• In charge of organizing social events and public relations for a 90-member strong college fraternity.

• Acted as liaison with other Greek organizations. Extra Curricular Activities

• Sports (basketball, soccer, snowboarding)

• Reading (books, articles)

• Computers (blogging, personal web sites, e-commerce and affiliate marketing)

• International travel

Language Skills

• English (native speaker)

• French (partial fluency)

• Portuguese (limited proficiency)

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