HUGO Y. SOSA
Fontana, CA *****
Production Planner with over 25 years experience. Accomplished measurable results at over four organizations, leading teams of 4-10 in a dynamic, fast- paced environment. Possess a comprehensive background in supply chain management and complete tasks such as monitoring production rates, checking inventories, networking with suppliers, and identifying means of improving efficiency. Managed risk upon multiple lines to protect assets, property, and equipment valued over $1M while meeting the expectations of senior leadership. Possesses extensive knowledge in team leadership, risk mitigation, and communication. Areas of expertise include:
Training and Development
Supply Chain Planner 2019-2020
• Manage production planning and scheduling of key work centers. Develop daily schedules.
• Attending daily production meetings and provide planning/scheduling updates.
• Coordinate with production and supply chain to manage scheduling priorities and meet customer requirements
• Partner with supply chain and production to resolve any scheduling issues, where needed.
• Provide support to other supply chain functions as needed.
• Production planning/scheduling with knowledge of routings and capacity planning.
• Years of experience in SAP with name of organization/Company you have used it
Abbott Laboratories-Pomona,CA 2018-2019
Production Planner Scheduler
● Sets priorities and accomplishes objectives in the support of department through activities such as the planning and/or sourcing of manufacturing, maintenance of raw material inventories, and monitoring of work in progress, management
of finished goods inventories, and provision of ongoing and varied assistance to production.
● Responsible for appropriate departmental documentation and maintains information in appropriate systems and BOM integrity.
● Responsible for recommending, specifying,implementing,creating,maintaining, interpreting,improving, summarizing and reporting on the performance indicators for production. GMP and FDA regulations.
● Planning and/or forecasting within an ERP system. Understanding manufacturing environment, planning and scheduling procedures, statistical analysis,forecasting principles and techniques required.
● Knowledge of business and management pricipiles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation,and production methods.
● Problem-solving skills to gather relevant information to solve less well-defined practical problems.
● functional knowledge of Manufacturing and Distribution. Ability to work in a team environment, create and execute project plans and complete projects on schedule used Oracle iProcurement.
QEP – Ontario, CA 2017 – 2018
Inventory Production Lead
Developed Measures of Effectiveness (MOE) and Measures of Performance (MOP) during four offensive and defensive cyber operations to assess the efficiency of methods used to execute the mission and the overall success of the mission
Supervised and coordinated training for workers on inventorying materials, supplies, tools equipment, and parts in warehouse
Consistently maintained on-time shipment record of 95% with gross profits in excess of 30% on average-Coached and promoted team leaders from within to increase responsiveness and decrease costs of quality
Accomplished a 25% increase in production output
Maintained Records Maintenance by monitoring recommends for reports on non-usable, slow moving, and excess stock
Reviewed records for accuracy of information and compliance with established procedures and determined adequacy of stock levels
Maintained personal production room of 7 machines, with 6 of the 7 functioning as both a machine operator and a packer-Schedules work for special and periodic inventories and/or projects
Organized and repaired routine maintenance of production equipment
Bench Mark – Rialto,CA
Material Planner/Buyer 2012 -2014
Ensure received material is identified with the correct brand part number and other required identifying markings, when put away.
Develop, deploy and ensure adherence to policies and procedures for all supply chain activities including purchasing, planning, warehousing, order fulfillment, and logistics
Create a strong and efficient materials organization that coordinates effectively with other functions while continuing to improve overall performance results for the company
Prepares instructions regarding purchasing, packing, packaging and shipping procedures. Identifies suppliers and participates in supplier qualification process
Sacramento Public Library – Sacramento, CA 2009 – 2012
Shipping and Receiving Supervisor
Supervised all assigned production personnel in a manner which represents the standards and goals of the company
Handled shipping inventories and products between providers and receiving company
Ensured productions stayed on schedule and within budget
Performed over 30+ internal audit activity timely manner with zero discrepancies
Managed assembly, test, and quality operations of two manufacturing clean-rooms to meet production ship schedules
Project manager overseeing the conversion from a batch manufacturer to a Demand Flow Lean Manufacturing operation, resulting in significant lead-time reductions and quality improvements
Provided support for Research, Development, Quality, and Manufacturing Engineering departments, while reporting to the Vice-President of Operations
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Volcano Corporation – Rancho Cordova, CA 2006 – 2009
Eliminated unnecessary step in the procurement process, significantly reducing receiving errors and overdue items
Managed millions of dollars worth of inventory on a weekly basis for more than 70 different products-Brought stock and purchasing quantities to realistic levels, resulting in improved service levels and reduced purchasing costs
Reduced inventory by 30% by removing excess, obsolete, and duplicate materials
Kept lines up and running by expediting critical parts using a Microsoft Access database and tracking delivery to the line
Facilitated increased inventory accuracy by identifying problems and doing the necessary research to solve them
Provided on hand inventory information to management in Excel format which enabled them to more efficiently advise procurement of needed parts
Sanmina – San Jose, CA 2001 – 2004
Prepared and analyzed schedules working closely with the customer service department to maintain high customer satisfaction by keeping the representatives notified of any service issues
Evaluated the capacity for all equipment to determine material priorities, personal requirements and outsourcing if needed
Ordered and maintained inventory levels for raw materials and supplies to meet production demands with MPR.
Selected by management to participate in the implementation of SAP into the facility, becoming the primary trainer in the production planning department
Maintained scheduling 4 production departments with a total of 20 machines in a 24/7 operation.
Pemstar -San Jose,CA 2000-2001
Schedule and manage optimization and manual production process. Manage and schedule work for operations associates.
Support analysis and identification of replenishment items (MRP).
Schedules cut packs for production considering promised date, delivery schedule, lead times, cutter capacity, product series and customer ranking
Attend daily production meetings to draft production commitments or timetables using sales forecasts and work in progress (WIP).
Work with Manufacturing Manager to plan production schedule based on available personnel, materials and equipment.
Compile and prepare documentation related to production sequences.
Coherent – Santa Cara, CA 1990 – 2000
Produced MRP plan on a daily basis to ensure Safety stock production is sustained in stock
Maintained expedites with plating and heat treat outside process suppliers
Met weekly or daily with suppliers via telecom as needed to discuss open orders or issues
Maintained inventory in ERP system by updated and running weekly MRP requirements issuing work orders and providing level workload to production and outside service suppliers
Expedited packing and Manufacturing work orders as required to meet on-time performance goals 98+%
Scheduled special inside processes and maintained timely delivery and updates on projects
Led production meetings updates for Customer Service Representatives, Assembly departments, and stockroom personnel
Communicated and oversaw 10+ Vendors contracts on projects/ orders
Bachelor of Science, in Business Management and Economics Rafael Landivar University Guatemala City
Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting Apics: Material & Capacity Requirements Planning
Just in Time; Inventory Management Basics of Supply Chain Management; Fundamentals of the Manufacturing Environment Master Planning; and Production Activity Control National Association of Purchasing Management: Fundamentals of Purchasing; Advance Manufacturing Training Supply Chain Management and integration
Software: Microsoft Office Suite,MS Project, SharePoint, H.P. 3000 (Ask Man,Man/Omar), IBM Mainframe (ASI), VMS, Agile, Business, Objects, Manex, Oracle iPrecurement, Oracle Discoverer, WMS’, SAP, ERP,JD Edwars.
Operating Systems: Mac / Microsoft Windows