Meticulous Supply & Demand Planner with strong
analytical skills, strong business acumen and consumer focus who undertakes
complex assignments, meet tight deadlines and delivers superior performance.
Possesses knowledge of E2E planning and S&OP process. Applies strong
analytical skills to inform senior management of key trends and reduce company
expenditures by more than USD300,000. Operates with a strong sense of urgency
and thrives in a fast-paced setting. Core competencies include :
End to End Planning – Project Management – 3rd
Microsoft Office, SAP (R3 & APO)
Date Purchasing Analyst March 2014Procter & Gamble International
Project leading on Privacy Risk Assessment in accordance to the Personal Data Protection Act 2012.
Enhance process & provide training deck for internal stakeholders.
Lead Quarterly Supplier Performance Evaluation to improve stewardship between P&G and suppliers.
Setup rate cards for POSM (Point of Sales Material), Design & Content Agencies to benchmark cost of work, evaluation of new agencies and improve budget planning.
Sourcing of Premium.
Coordinate Supplier Sustainability Audit.
Engage suppliers to ensure their registration with Sedex and schedule audit arrangement with SGS.
Follow up on audit issue, action plan to remediation.
Achievement Analysis spend data worth $250M globally to conduct effective sourcing plans and deliver cost saving.
Improve stewardship between P&G and suppliers Distribution Requirement Planner Regional planning for Shave Care finished goods across APAC.
Senior Regional Planner September 2007 to July 2007Apple South Asia Pte Ltd
Regional planning & rebalance supply to meet company financial goals by maximizing sales with optimal inventory efficiency.
Plan new product launch supplies, rationing during supply constraints that could impact introduction date and supporting inventories for advertisements, deals or marketing promotions.
Forecast using trend analysis & other forecast techniques to assess demand risk or opportunities associated with 3 channel (Reseller, Retail, Online).
Fulfilling 100% in stock for online commitment.
Manage operational issues associated with constrained supply & demand volatility including reallocation and rework.
Pro-active communication with various cross functional teams including WW Supply/Demand Management team in Cupertino, Order Management, Logistics, Retail Store Operations and Senior Management on timely issue resolution, redeployment, availability and forecasts information.
Maximize opportunities for cost savings through freight , rework & hub inventory control.
Manage & monitor OEMs performance to ensure commitments are met.
Drive, support & participate in planning projects & provide inputs on system implementation and process improvements to meet management objectives of elimination, simplification & automation of tasks wherever possible.
Guide new hire to the team to have them up to speed in the shortest time.
Procurement Professional October 1998 to August 2007IBM Singapore Pte Ltd / Lenovo (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Perform worldwide supply/demand analysis to ensure supply assurance across all products Manage demand fluctuation and inventory challenges Perform supplier performance review Manage business control reports and measurements Establish, execute & interface with worldwide contract manufacturers for demands & supply management of components suppliers to support production in the outsourced supply chain process.
Track project plans between Global Procurement teams and component commodity councils on supplier contracts, awards, allocation & pricing as well as ensuring full compliance to internal & external audit/tax requirements Decision making such as re-alignment of procurement team in maximizing the potential of individual resources & also streamlining of processes.
Leading a buying team with total of 8 buyers & operation team with total members of 4 permanents & 5 temps.
Provide guidance to ensure all management measurement target is meet.
Providing training to new hires in both Singapore and China Achievement Being Pioneer of the department, assist in the growth from 4buyers to a team of 30buyers.
Salvage material shortage by sourcing for alternative supplier and on top of that with a cost saving of USD30K against the WW contractual price.
Member of core team for process improvement, system setup and audit compliance (SOX).
Lead for the successful transition from IBM to Lenovo during the PC business spinoff and after trainer for China team during the setup of Procurement in Beijing office.
Bachelor : Logistics and Supply Chain Management, 2008University of South AustraliaLogistics and Supply Chain Management
1999MARKETING INSTITUTE OF SINGAPORE
Diploma : Sales & Marketing, 1997SINGAPORE INSTITUTE OF PURCHASING & MATERIAL MANAGEMENTSales & Marketing
Diploma : Material Management, 1994MARKETING INSTITUTE OF SINGAPOREMaterial Management
Certificate in Sales & Marketing : 1992BUONA VISTA SECONDARY SCHOOL
GCE 'O' Level
Last Drawn Salary in Apple (Permanent) : S$80,796/annual