Highly experienced supply chain manager with 20 years’ background in managing overall domestic and global procurement, program management, manufacturer contracts, strategic sourcing, cost-reduction, vendor management, logistics, finance, planning, inventory control, import/export, development, implementation, and full execution from New Product Introduction (NPI) to production. EXPERIENCE
SR GLOBAL SOURCING, BOSTON SCIENTIFIC, SAN JOSE, CA (03/2019 – PRESENT)
Senior global sourcing lead for over $25 millions of annual spend in Boston Scientific
Implement strategy to engage external suppliers and internal stakeholders to increase sourcing efficiency.
Manage supplier performance and identify Value Improvement Program's to improve TCO accordingly.
Negotiate value improvements and manage optimal supplier contracts.
Assist in the supplier stratification activities and develop capability roadmaps with supplier engineering teams.
Manage and lead cross-functional teams to effectively work with Site Operational Procurement Teams in Costa Rica, Canada, China, US, Ireland, Germany, and Mexico.
Establish early, new supplier involvement to achieve development performance goals.
Manage product cost and project timelines that supports BSC’s Quality Policy, Quality System, and regulations.
Gather market intelligence, identify trends, and build strategy for the commodity and sub-commodities.
Identify risks within the commodity and work closely with stakeholders to eliminate and mitigate risks.
Lead R&D communications related to the commodity.
Identify and evaluate new materials or technologies to cover current and potential future BSC requirements.
Develop and implement sourcing strategies in key sourcing categories to maintain competitive advantage. SR STRATEGIC SOURCING BUYER, THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC, FREMONT, CA (02/2017 – 03/2019)
Senior strategic sourcing buyer of Chemicals, one of the highest spends and most complex category, in Fremont division.
Identified and negotiated second sources for critical commodities with Total Cost of Ownership model. Developed strategic partnerships with preferred suppliers.
Provided forecasts for immediate and future needs on long lead-time components; analyzing participating commodity markets of specific raw materials for reliability, minimal risks, and cost-competitiveness.
Identify potential areas for supplier consolidation, cost-reduction, development, qualification, launching new products, while following up on critical path-shortages and ensuring effective material delivery timelines.
Managing inventory while factoring in costs, lead time, safety stock, minimum order quantities, physical count, evaluating for excess or obsolescence, and applying appropriate inventory coding. LOGISTICS MANAGER, JOLATA, INC., SANTA CLARA, CA (11/2015 – 06/2016)
Managed supply chains, purchasing, warehousing, inventory, planning, budget, contracts, and logistics.
Coordinated and monitored mission logistics, support plans, and operations.
Liaison for outsourced engineering development and deployment plans to meet critical time schedules.
Developed and implemented policies/procedures for procurement, logistics, MRP, documentation, and bill of materials.
Managed entire operating supply chain.
Negotiated and reviewed service, capital equipment, and procurement contracts.
Managed support and logistics requirements between customers, sales, manufactures, and partners. SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER, PUREWAVE NETWORKS, INC. (06/2011 – 10/2015)
Successfully managed, analyzed, and oversaw all purchasing functions for ODM line and supply chain. 1
Reduced 25% of overall costs on CPE purchases with annual savings of $4.5 M over four years.
Participated in Sales Inventory Operations Planning, competitive supplier selections, and bid review.
Worked with engineers and the design team on BOM updates and cost-roadmap analyses.
Monitored, tracked, and managed budgets; reporting on costs of prototype builds versus the targeted budget, and ensure inventory planning is accurate within the ERP system.
Managed inventory, manufacturer contracts, and quotation process for new products at Tier 1 and Tier 2 CM’s with planned business of $75M annual spend.
Reduced cost target by 15%; sourced NPI materials with engineering, sales, and production stakeholders.
Liaison with partners and vendors to ensure standards were met. Resolved issues related to order and delivery.
Moved 18 product lines to new contract manufacturers and saved $3.25 M annually. PURCHASING MANAGER / SOURCING MANAGER, EXCELICS SEMICONDUCTOR, SUNNYVALE, CA
(05/2006 – 06/2011)
Oversaw purchasing, sourcing, and supply chain for production line and clean rooms in the U.S. and China.
Managed purchasing processes; supervised employees in warehouse and planning; expedited shipments, placed purchase orders for NPI and MRO and raw material requirements fulfill production needs in U.S. and China.
Prepared weekly/monthly budget report for all the departments.
Sourced overseas vendors to reduce costs and support material needs for engineering teams. PURCHASING SUPERVISOR / PLANNER, REMEC CSH, INC., MILPITAS, CA (04/2000 – 05/2002)
Managed procurement specialists, planned inventory, analyzed costs, and fulfilled material needs for production lines in the U.S., China, and Philippines.
Lead the company’s purchasing department, directly reporting to the VP of Operations.
Trained and supervised employees, team-building, managed six procurement specialists, and maintained full accountability over budget, materials planning, forecasting, sourcing, new product lines, quality, purchasing, and inventory using the MRP system.
Purchased products for raw material requirements (chips, devices, housings, capacitors). Minimized RMA-returns and maintained excellent supplier/vendor business relationships. Negotiated and drafted contracts, coordinated with vendors, and selected suppliers.
BA, Economics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA SKILL
Certifications: Certified Purchasing Manager – C.P.M. (2005), NAPM, Registration# 35043.
Software: SAP, Tableau, WindChill, QAD, Agile, PcMRP, Data Pro, QuickBooks, Charts, TurboTax, Quicken, Net Net Suite, MRP, ERP, CMS(Construction), MS Dynamics ERP, MS Office (Advanced Excel PIVOT, V- LOOKUP).
Fluent Languages: English, Taiwanese, and Chinese (Mandarin). 2