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Supply Chain Manager

Whittier, CA
October 02, 2019

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David X. Le 626-***-****

Summary Inventory Control, International Logistics, Transportation & Warehouse Manager

Assess, design, and maintain a lean International Logistics (& Supply Chain) model that promotes proactive process-improving initiatives maximizing profit and complete customer satisfaction.


Ability to analyze and maintain International Logistics & Supply Chain

•Identify problem areas of inefficient International Logistics (Supply Chain) system s and introduce pragmatic solutions for unproductive procedures in operations

•Manage 3PL providers for global logistics & warehousing

•Establish vendor relationships to sustain consistent levels of product flow

•Enhance visibility by creating easy flow charts for systems and operations

• Experience in inventory control and tracking

• Initiated & led C-TPAT certification

International and Domestic Freight Forwarding Process

•Expert in multi-modal international air and ocean transportation

•Well versed in import/export compliance

•Negotiate prime air/ocean/domestic rates with carriers and NVOCC

•Generate routing guides for consignment decreasing costs and lead-time

General Management and Misc.

•Manage multiple teams and supervise 3+ direct reports

•Propose and track budgets for projects

•Analyze P&L statements for sales and costs incurred

•Knowledge of SAP

•Knowledge of cGMP, FDA regulations, Cold Supply Chain and industry guidelines

•Experience with system & change implementation

•Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work cross-functionally and to interact effectively with all levels of personnel, and a wide variety of internal & external partners, in a professional manner.

•Self-starter with strong verbal communication and critical thinking skills, with the ability to effectively handle and manage business risks and issues in a systematic and organized manner.

•Strong organizational, analytical, problem-solving and spreadsheet skills. Ability to analyze detail and perform structured decision-making on a daily basis.

•Good work ethic and ability to work independently with minimum supervision and use of good judgment, or as a contributing member of a team.

•Proficiencies with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Education & Training:

APICS CSCP Learning System: Currently enrolled in the Self-Study program.

•Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management

•Supply Chain Strategy, Design, and Compliance

•Implementation and Operations

•Purdue University:

•Lean Principles Certified

•Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certified

U.S. Licensed Customs Broker License No. 14138 University of Redlands B.S. Accounting


•Fluent in English & Chinese (Cantonese). Conversant in Mandarin & Vietnamese. Elementary Spanish


Arthrex California Inc. Jan 2016 – Sep 2019

Logistics Supervisor

Familiar of cycle counts with components and final goods.

Supervise the services and weekly activities of inventory control (cycle count) operators, shipping clerks and production support coordinators.

Familiar with Pick, Pack and Ship of domestic and international shipments using SAP and barcode scanner.

Familiar with functional knowledge of WMS and the supply chain management process.

Develop demand forecasts on packaging materials

Administer and maintain monthly cycle count program, analyze results, investigate variances and recommend process improvements to improve accuracy.

Review project program material requirements, analyze current inventory levels and recommend

additional ordering quantities and appropriate delivery schedules. Coordinate with supply chain analyst to plan for work orders, project inventory and manage planning forecasts.

Maintain the warehouse and storage floors and surrounding areas in a clean and safe manner, ensuring that the work equipment is well maintained for productive and safe operations.

Perform inventory replenishment processes to ensure adequate inventory stocking levels are maintained to support requirement of maintenance and capital projects.

Create standardized-warehouse tags for visibility, traceability and 5S compliance.

Participate in the development of short and long-term forecasts on budgets and operations.

Analyze inventory usage and stocking levels to minimize stock outs and/or disruption in supply of material to various departments ( shipping, packaging, production support, forklift… )

Grifols July 2013 - Jan 2016

Inventory Control Supervisor

Manage Receiving, Returns, Projects, Import/Export /Customs departments.

Direct inbound and outbound logistics operations, finished goods warehouse activities, and responsible for safety, productivity, quality, inventory control, cost management and continuous improvement objectives.

Recommend ongoing improvements to current processes/procedures to enhance efficiency, compliance and cost savings. Use 5S and Kaizen to organize and standardize areas and files.

Provide analytical support and reporting for different aspects of the supply chain and trade compliance performance.

Manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and handle an ever changing, fast paced critical work environment.

Manage and report on key performance metrics, program updates and on-going projects.

Manage on-going partner vendor relationships and develop new ones as needed to support company’s continuing growth.

Responsible for internal and external audit responses and interactions with agencies.

Develop, build and manage a best-in-class distribution team through active selection, hiring, training, evaluation and disciplinary processes.

•Performance Designed Product November 2008 - July 2013

International Logistics & Warehouse Manager – Manage Receiving, Returns, Projects, Testing, Import/Export/Customs departments.

Coordinate and manage all import and export orders from beginning to end, working directly with freight forwarders and carriers to ensure timely delivery and customer satisfaction.

Proactively develop and manage third party relationships and agreements.

Apply knowledge of incoterms, freight classification codes, and import/export documentation to ensure compliance with all applicable rules and regulations.

Collaborate with others, both internally and externally, to identify delivery requirements and develop logistics solutions that meet service needs while minimizing cost impact.

Research, interpret and apply industry best practices in packaging and develop logistics solutions to promote continuous improvement within the department.

Manage logistics processes to enhance service level and drive down costs, including: mode and carrier selection carrier performance, payload optimization, and order management.

Examine the effectiveness of logistics strategies by measuring and assessing key performance indicators related to speed of delivery, supply chain visibility, quality control, customer service and cost.

Identify and maintain sustainable processes to ensure timely delivery and no interruption of supply to U.S. and international customers.

Recommend ongoing improvements to current processes/procedures to enhance efficiency, compliance and cost savings. Use 5S and Kaizen to organize and standardize areas and files

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