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Global Sourcing, Procurement, Purchasing, Buyer

Location:
San Diego, CA, 92154
Salary:
75000
Posted:
September 13, 2008

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PAUL B. LEE

****-* ***. ** *** Vistas, San Diego, CA 92154

Tel: 619-***-**** E-mail: pbj69w@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

A Senior Contract Administrator with 20 years experience in Electronics industry. Through leadership positions, developed a strong sense of responsibility and contribution to teamwork in high-pressure environments. With a background in international management, cross-cultural skill, adaptability, plus problem-solving, attention to detail and analytical abilities. In addition to developing local supplier bases in North America, traveled extensively throughout China and other Asian countries to source for high quality low cost components and materials. Realized an average of $7.2 million on cost savings per year for the company. Languages: English, Chinese and Japanese. Working knowledge: Microsoft Office and SAP.

EXPERIENCE

Panasonic Communications Corporation of America San Diego CA. USA / Tijuana, B.C., Mexico 07-1994 ~ 03-2008

Position: Contract Administrator / Purchasing Department

As the head of sourcing section of purchasing, supervised Contract personnel to manage and allocate over $100 million of annual purchasing with over 100 manufacturers, their representatives, distributors, and trading companies. Assess vendor capabilities to meet quality and environment standards. Negotiated price and trade terms. Monitored and evaluated suppliers’ performance based on quality, cost, delivery and environment. Established procedures to identify the lowest cost to the company and insure buying priority.

 Analyzed and monitored regional market price differential, commissions, transportation, inventory, warehousing and exchange rate to optimize supply chain management and achieved an average of 6.5% cost saving per year.

 Led a multi-section (Purchasing, Engineering, Quality Control, Logistics) joint Value Engineering team to develop alternative sources resulting in an average of 1.5% cost reduction per year.

 Collaborated with procurement and material control section, shortened purchasing lead-time from an average of 70 days to 45 days and reduced inventory holding from an average of 20 days to 5 days through E-procurement, Just-In-Time delivery, Vendor Managed Inventory and Consignment programs.

Fujikura Hong Kong Limited Hong Kong 02-1992 ~ 05-1994

Position: Assistant Manager / Purchasing Department

Managed IPO Operation – procurement of material (electrical and mechanical components, indirect materials and factory supplies) for Fujikura Group companies in Japan, China and Southeast Asian countries.

Position: Assistant Manager / Sales Department

Managed regional sales of Fujikura Group products (power cable, coaxial cable, flat cable, FFC, FPC, membrane switch, sensor, wire harness) in Hong Kong and China. Also in charge of public relations affairs. Arranged exhibition at Hong Kong Electronics Shows.

Fujikura Limited Tokyo, Japan 02-1991 ~ 01-1992

Position: International Specialist / Production Planning & Control Department

Magnet wire production planning and control. Wire harness components procurement.

The Ministry of Electronics Industry Beijing, China 07-1982 ~ 10-1984

Position: Assistant / Research Institute

Japanese – Chinese Translation. Research and analysis in technical and marketing development of international Electronics industries.

EDUCATION

American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird) Glendale, AZ. USA 1989 ~ 1990

Master of International Management

International Business Management - Finance

Los Angeles City College Los Angeles, CA. USA 1986 ~ 1988

Business Administration – Management

Jilin University Chang-Chun, Jilin, China 1978 ~ 1982

Bachelor of Arts

Japanese Language & Literature



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