Personable and relationship
driven bilingual professional, with industry experience in fast paced commercial
aerospace and defense manufacturing environments.
Technical knowledge related to the procurement of a wide breadth of commodities
including: castings, forgings, elastomer seals,
adhesives, prepregs, film adhesive, honeycomb core, acoustic material, and high
Capable to navigate complex situations
Strong written, verbal,
interpersonal skills, and business acumen
Focused and driven working independently or part of a team
Skilled in various ERP MRP Systems including: SAP, JD Edwards Oracle, and Vantage
BBA: Supply Chain Management, 2009 University of San Diego - San Diego, CA
Aerospace Buyer Planner, 2013 to Current Encore Composite Structures – Brea, CA
Directly managed 60 suppliers and $11.5 million dollars in spend annually for Airbus A350 XWB production.
Successfully engaged critical suppliers to support the OEM's rapid cycle through product configuration changes, flight testing, weight savings initiatives, and FAL customer support in Toulouse, France.
Partnered with the VP of Engineering and VP of Business Development for all material sourcing activities related to new work packages for B787 Horizontal Stabilizer, Pylon Fairings, and APU Duct.
Identified, collaborated, and executed LTA's and multi year pricing agreements with suppliers globally, for high dollar, sole source, critical need materials, to increase overall business leverage and mitigate risk.
Analyzed company-wide planning methods with the goal of identifying and standardizing sourcing strategies to help
maintain tighter inventory controls, and maximizing material turns.
Aerospace Buyer, 2011 to 2013 Permaswage - Precision Castparts Corporation – Gardena, CA
Precision components buyer for all proprietary permanent fittings, standard fluid fittings, and installation tooling.
Procurement and logistics focal for all intercompany procurement transactions to support Suzhou, Paris and Gardena manufacturing sites.
Introduced VMI systems for all indirect supplies eliminating 15K of annual transactions, and reducing total process time by 75% of MRO material buys.
Provided market data on potential target buyers, and future opportunities for synergies in the fittings market to C-level management.Modeled and valuated freight flows for the corporation's M&A business plan for future international product mix.
Supply Chain Analyst Intern, 2007 to 2008 Ajinomoto Althea Technologies – San Diego, CA
Ensured procurement activity of materials was conducted in a timely
and efficient manner to support high quality sterile manufacturing for
vaccines and gene therapies for pre-clinical and clinical settings.
Analyzed cost variances focusing on root cause analysis.
Procurement Intern, 2006 to 2007 Southern California Edison Company – Long Beach, CA
Released purchase orders, requests for quotations for
tools, hardware, substation maintenance, and chemical commodities.
Published KPI reports relating to quality and on-time delivery for major suppliers.
Compiled master data of active suppliers and current pricing for migration purposes to provide the SAP implementation team.
Maintained data accuracy and
documentation to support procurement bid and award processes for SOX and ISO