Ambitious Global Executive with 21 years experience working in the global EMS, OEM, and electronic distribution industries. I am driven to create strategic alliances with organization leaders to effectively align with and support key business initiatives. Innovative in building and retaining high performance teams by hiring, developing and motivating skilled professionals.
Business operations organization
Initiated Cost Reduction activities within EMS business, Regional Travel and Mobility Communication Agreements which resulted in a combined savings of 20% annually.
Spearheaded new employee-driven interactive programs and led regular open-dialogue events which increased retention.
Handled all functions related to global sourcing and supply-base activities.
Partnered with global HR to launch well-received program of professional development courses for all staff.
Mentored and coached employees resulting in a 10% increase in productivity.
A global technology company who designs and develops visualization products - encompassing the entire visualization spectrum - for a variety of selected professional markets: entertainment & corporate, healthcare & Industrial/Government.
Global headquarters located in Kortrijk, Belgium.
Global Procurement Executive, North America Responsible for identifying and managing all sourcing partnerships which facilitate a variety of Barco's product groups (divisions) with locations across North America. Manage North American region for global procurement team, supporting cross-functional teams throughout Barco's global footprint driving global suppliers within the electronic manufacturing services (EMS) supporting full integration of PCBA & Box Build, electronic components, custom glass/optics, and fiber products with annual spend of $100m+. Consistently exceed annual cost reduction goals Identify and manage vendor managed inventory (VMI) programs with strategic business partners. Direct LT reduction from 6 down to 2 weeks, streamline global logistics and strategic supplier consolidation with regional forward stocking locations.
Sonic Manufacturing TechnologiesFremont, CADirector
Tier 2 electronic manufacturing services (EMS) provider located in Silicon Valley.
Led all purchasing and materials activities which included managing team of supplier-based buyers while leading all strategic sourcing and supplier partnership activities. Managed 250 business partners with $20m annual spend. Achieved annual rebates (5%/quarter) through volume purchase agreements (VPA) with top suppliers. Drove cost reduction efforts realizing at least 10% (annually) including electronic components and fabricated products. Realized 70% automated PO management of 3rd party software, improving buyer efficiency. Developed process for planning, production and purchasing team with best practice initiatives to ensure JIT at component and spare levels.
Fine Pitch (Solectron)Fremont, CADirector
Solectron was acquired by Flextronics a Global Tier 1 EMS leader.
Led customer focus team (CFT) including planners, buyers, and engineering team who managed strategic customers (Intel & HP) with full turnkey integration from New Product Introduction (NPI) to the appropriate Low Cost Facility (LCF) selection. Led strategic New Product Introduction (NPI) to High Volume Mfg (HVM) team with global customers Intel and HP. Increased customer business units served from 3 to 13 (Intel), and from 2 to 5 (HP) across North America. Developed quarterly VMI data review processes and engagement strategies with strategic business partners which automated majority of supply/demand activity.
Paramit CorporationSan Jose, CASr. Program Manager
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Future ElectronicsSan Jose, CAAccount Executive
Liberty UniversityLynchburg, VAB.S: Business AdministrationGPA: Summa Cum Laude - Member Sigma Beta Delta Honor SocietyBusiness Administration Summa Cum Laude - Member Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society Business Ethics
*Strategic Planning, Business Policy and Operations Management