Results-oriented professional with 15+ years of career experience. Skilled at contribuQng to procurement operaQons, which has included developing policies and procedures, driving operaQonal eﬃciencies, and introducing automaQon to streamline processes. Adept at fostering professional relaQonships and collaboraQng cross-funcQonally to achieve organizaQonal goals and objecQves. Poised to deliver addiQonal background in product markeQng and adverQsing to elevate brand awareness and maximize sales. Driven to remain abreast of current and emerging industry trends, methodologies, and best pracQces.
Budgetary / Fiscal Governance Project Management Strategic Planning Procurement Due Diligence Regulatory Compliance Process OpEmizaEon ProducEon Scheduling Cross-FuncEonal CollaboraEon RelaEonship CulEvaEon Supplier / Vendor Management Purchasing NegoEaEon / RenegoEaEon Contract Management NDA / MSA Partner Management Brand / ReputaEon OpEmizaEon ForecasEng Safety Lean Manufacturing Supplier Audits Kaizen Supplier RetenEon Mentoring CommunicaEons Conﬂict ResoluEon Complex Issue ResoluEon Training & Development PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
CAREER LEAVE 2021 – 2022
DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Maryville, TN 2009 – 2021 ADVANCED SPECIALIST IN PRODUCTION CONTROL
Led procurement of mechanical and electronic component parts and chemicals, including collaboraQng with cross- funcQonal teams to determine parts needs and appropriate supplier for orders. Managed inventory control and facilitated cycle counQng eﬀorts. FuncQoned as central resource in execuQng daily reports, cycle counts, new product setups, and audits. Leveraged Just in Time (JIT) ProducQon, Toyota ProducQon System, Kaizen, and Kanban Inventory System methodologies to opQmize a range of processes and procedures and ensure maximized producQvity.
Drove collaboraQve eﬀorts with producQon planning team to advise on component availability, facilitate customer interacQons, and negoQate back-order delivery dates.
Spearheaded weekly order forecasQng on supplier’s behalf, including component parts, document retenQon of invoices, job instrucQon sheets, monthly and annual budgeQng, and Kaizen Circle support.
Served as RepresentaQve for DENSO College Recruitment to source intern candidates, schedule monthly meeQngs, and deliver training and development for new associates and interns.
Played pivotal role in developing supplier website, including portal through which suppliers could view and react to new orders.
AddiEonal Experience as Senior Specialist with DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee and Silk Screen PrinEng Press Operator with Nippondenso Tennessee.
Bachelor of Science, CommunicaEons (AdverEsing); University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN Dean’s List; Adver0sing Club; Intramural Sports
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