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Product Materials Manager Resume

SUMMARY:

Offering 15+ years of Purchasing and Project Management experience. Tenacious, highly driven, results achieving professional with extensive negotiation knowledge and project management experience. Successfully led numerous multi departmental global projects to achieve management directed goals. Proven negotiator with extensive international and domestic procurement: averaging $2 million in cost savings per year. Experienced in accounting practices, analyzing P&L statements and hold a BA with emphasis in Accounting.

COMPETENCY:

  • Fluent in Mandarin
  • Analytical Problem - Solving Skills
  • OEM/ODM Management
  • Supply Chain Development
  • E&O, LTB, inventory analysis
  • Team player at all levels
  • Multi-Tasker and Detail Oriented
  • NPI Experience

SKILL:

Computer Software: Win 95/98; Win Office; SAP ECC6.0; Oracle R11 and R12; Agile

Language: Fluent in English and Mandarin

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Product Materials Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully managed the supply chain to meet quarter on quarter revenue goals.
  • Documented and systematically released all procurement department related procedures.
  • Successfully integrated an acquired product line by establishing end to end supply chain and created new processes and procedures with multiple departments within the company.
  • Successfully supported NPI project to GA release.
  • Supported all procurement team’s responsibilities when manger and other colleagues have all left the company.
  • Trained manager and new colleagues on the company processes and procedures.
  • Regarded as the team lead and go to person for the procurement team.

Product Materials Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Ensured the smooth flow of materials necessary to meet production schedules, inventory control requirements, and on-going production line support.
  • Managed China ODM from beginning to end by providing forecast and reviewed their material reporting to ensure uninterrupted supply of finished goods.
  • Material planning for NPI projects, providing material readiness information, assessing risk buys, system set ups and identify issues that will be challenges.
  • Managed supplier performance on a regular basis through the use of cost, quality and delivery metrics.
  • Worked closely with multiple engineering teams to ensure design issues, material issues, second sourcing and EOL notices are resolved in a timely manner and if necessary root causes are identified and rectified.
  • Ensured the smooth flow of materials necessary to meet production schedules, inventory control requirements, and on-going production line support.
  • Provided reports and updates to upper management and finance team on a regular basis, required by management to support the business.

Confidential

Product Materials Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully outsourced $25 million in China through cables, tungsten and PCBs.
  • Saved the company an average of $2 million per year through renegotiation.
  • Tested SAP set up for China onsite before China plant was built.
  • Represented Palo Alto Purchasing Department as Super User to support the SAP upgrade global project.
  • Provided SAP to all Buyers in the department during VVP project and to Buyers in Varian China.
  • Transferred procurement for Modulator to China saving the company more than 9,500 cu. ft. of warehouse floor space, 2,500 man hours and 120,000 transactions annually through successful outsourcing of kits and assemblies. (Target was to save 7200 cu ft).

Supply Chain Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Managed vendor relationships to ensure favorable terms and service levels.
  • Developed RFI and RFPs to vet potential partnerships.
  • Negotiated multi-million dollar service contracts.

Global Project Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Created new construction vendor approval process and criteria.
  • Assisted in new product development and research.
  • Established worldwide supply chain for third party items.
  • Worked with multiple departments to ensure product compliance, backend processes are in place and system testing had been completed.

Senior Project Buyer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Consistently exceeded yearly objectives as issued by the Director of Materials.
  • Seen as the ‘go to’ person for special projects, procurement expertise, outsourcing, SAP and China related topics by multiple material, quality and engineering managers.
  • Achieved 3% cost savings each year.
  • Maintained 98% on-time delivery and 99.7% quality rating by working closely with vendors.
  • Assisted in build transfers to Varian Beijing plant, resulting in successfully transferring the modulator build.
  • Purchased all materials for LER/Unique product for China and supporting the transfer of HET modulator build to China.
  • Acted liaison between China and Palo Alto plant, resulting in better cultural understanding and improved business processes.
  • Created, developed and initiated successful transfer of Emergency Couch Pendent build to Crawley plant resulting savings of time and space in both the stockroom and production.
  • Established network of contacts within Varian worldwide and with strategic Varian vendors.

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