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Supply Chain Manager

Arroyo Grande, CA, 93420
August 05, 2012

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Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

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OBJECTIVE: To secure a managerial position related to International Purchasing/ Global Sourcing, Supply Chain, Sales, Logistics Management, New Products Development, New Market Research in a fast-paced, globalization, manufacturing environment


* Seven years experience in global sourcing, international purchasing, global supply chain and international logistics

* Familiar with Asian OEM market, on electronic components, injection molded plastics, auto/ mechanical/metal parts

* Industrial Engineering background, wide knowledge in production management especially on lean manufacturing

* Proficiency in efficiency improvement, process study, cost reduction, quality assurance, and lead time shortening

* Good team player, systematic thinker, and problem solver

* Eager to learn, easy to work with, and excellent negotiation skills

* Multi-lingual: English, Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese, and some Japanese and Indonesian


* PICS Purchase Integrated Cost Savings / Cost Reduction / VA/VE

* QMS ISO 9001 / TS16949 (PPAP/APQP) Quality Management System and Internal Audit, TQM / Quality Improvement Team

* Supplier Administration / Assessment / Evaluation

* ERP/ MRP/ BOM / Inventory Control /Material Control

* Continuous Improvement / 5S / KAIZEN / TPS Toyota Production System / KANBAN / JIT Just In Time

* Oral Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Price Negotiation, Good command in Mandarin Chinese and Taiwanese

* Computer Application Software: MS Office, Goldmine, SBT, PRISM, 3D Viewer, AutoDesk, AVANTE,, DSRP, MACOLA


Jan., 2008-Sept., 2011 International Purchasing Manager - Accessories Marketing Inc., Grover Beach, CA

# Conducted Global sourcing, Low cost region research, New supplier/ source survey, New product introduction/development project, Sample approval, RFQ, Price negotiation, Inventory level down, PO issue/ update, Shipment monitoring, Cost reduction, spend analysis, PPV, OTIF shipment, PO/ Invoice/ Payment reconciliation, Supplier administration/ evaluation, Terms, contract and agreement negotiation, Exchange rate monitoring, critical material price/demand monitor in a car tire care business for automotive manufacturing industry and retailed market

* Initiated an internal PICS seminar to promote cost reduction activities and saved 2-8% of cost on major products

* Prepared RFQ, reviewed quote, negotiated and finalized the unit coast, to obtain annual cost saving target

* Sourced multiple suppliers to create a price competition and quality improvement environment among suppliers

* Worked in a cross-functional team to develop new series products for car manufacturing industry

* Reduced inventory from 10weeks to 2weeks by re-setup safety stock in supply system and changed INCOTERMS

* Applied EDI to simplify customer clearance process in logistics and shorten lead time for importing overseas products

* Directed supplier lean manufacturing (line balancing on assembly line) to improve labor cost

August, 2007-Jan., 2008 Inventory Control and Purchasing Manager - CGPC America, City of Industry, CA

# Setup safety stock level, re-ordering point, transferring q’ty, and ordering q’ty, conducted New product development, PO issue / update, document for custom clearance, warehouse inventory monitoring in a Vinyl manufacturing, importing and warehouse business for automotive / marine/ furniture manufacturing industry

* Simplified import procedure on logistics to shorten the custom clearance waiting time, improve efficiency and reduce expense

* Initiated two labor outsourcing projects to save cost for customer and extended sales

* Applied 80-20 philosophy to level down inventory

Jan., 2006 – April, 2007 Strategic Sourcing Buyer - Milsco Manufacturing Company, Milwaukee, WI

# Worked in an operating vehicle seats manufacturing industry for vehicle manufacturing industry. Set up outsourcing purchasing strategy patterns and transferred to tactical buyers in different locations. The patterns included Global sourcing, New supplier survey, Sample approval, New product introduction, Price negotiation, PO issue/ up date, Monitor shipment, Cost reduction, PPV, Contingency plan, Quality improvement, Lead time shortening, Logistics, OTIF shipment, inventory level control, PO/ Invoice/ Payment reconciliation, Supplier administration and evaluation, negotiate terms and agreement.

* Worked with suppliers to solve problems on production, cost, lead time, logistics, quality to ensure OTIF shipment

* Worked in a cross functional team to outsource adjusters, seat suspension systems in Asia and saved 1/2 to 1/3 of the cost

* Evaluated suppliers in Taiwan, China, Thailand and India on site, and established the overseas supply chain

2003 - 2005 Sr. Buyer (contract) - EGS Systems, Billerica, MA, hired by Vedior North America LLC

Buyer (contract) - Kinetic Systems Inc, Roslindale, MA

Buyer (contract) - Noveon Inc., Lawrence, MA, hired by Volt Services

# Conducted PO placement and follow up according to MRP in equipment fabrication business (EGS and Kinetic Systems) and chemical compound manufacturing industry (Noveon)

* Searched second sources of OEM on Touch Flat Panel Screen to reduce cost (EGS)

* Purchased Bubble-level from Taiwan, saved more than 60% of cost compared with domestic dealer (Kinetic)

* Saved 35% C&F cost on an international purchasing case by negotiating freight discount with vendor (Noveon)

Mar.1999 – Mar. 2001 Purchasing Manager / Product Engineer - Mascon Inc., Woburn, MA

# Global sourcing, New supplier survey, Sample approval, New product development, RFQ, Price negotiation, Place PO, PO follow up, Cost reduction, Quality improvement, PO/ Invoice/ Payment reconciliation, Supplier administration, evaluation, negotiate terms and agreement in a Security device importing and warehouse business for security engineering industry

* Searched second sources to reduce cost and improve quality on existing products

* Purchased and exported components in domestic market, placed orders and imported end products from Asian factories

* Developed two series of new end product, set up the supply chain, and delivered to customer on time


* Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering -- Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan, R.O.C.

* Oral Communications and Interpersonal Skills -- Regents College, Albany, NY

* UNIX, C Programming, UNIX Shell Script -- University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA


* Willing to travel, both domestic and internationally

* Willing to relocate

* Willing to work with the people in different time zone.

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