operation project specialist contractor resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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More than 10-year experience in the high-tech industry including in product development, project management, supply chain management, key account support and vendor management. Industry expertise in consumer electronics, laptop and data center platform products, and telecom products.

  • NPI project design planning and, lifecycle development
  • Coordinated production operations and manufacturing planning
  • Budgeting and cost management
  • Supply Chain management
  • Vendor sourcing and management
Operation Project Specialist (Contractor), 05/2020 - Current
Socialcode Los Angeles, CA,
  • Create DRP and build matrix on Nimbus and drive NPI BOM management and configs for Ops builds at FATP sites.
  • Provide guidance on the material revision and deviation to CMs through the collaboration with engineering’s DRI and GSM.
  • Work closely with MPM and IR NPO teams on the material drive for CTB and SPOR qualification to support build, RR and MP.
  • Follow up with Rel tests and issues on Radar on a timely manner and track Non-Rev A BOM and PRQ.
  • Engage with GSM on the alignment of key module material cost and review quotation of material and labor cost from CMs.
  • Create PR for Ops build and consigned parts, and managing budgets with weekly quotation and material cost review.
Senior Account Manager, 07/2018 - 07/2019
Cassella Waste Systems, Inc. Rochester, NY,

PennEngineering, a primary hardware supplier for Data Center Providers

  • Engage closely with mechanical engineers and commodity managers on product development (NPI/DVT/Pilot builds) and sourcing strategies for Networking, Servers, Switches, and Routers products.
  • Lead R&D, sales, and operation teams to prepare product spec, testing samples, and production schedule.
  • Provide quotations to engineers; review allocation (project award list) with factory team and CMs in Asia.
  • Review BOM (Bill of Material) and provide material readiness timeClairees to engineers and sourcing teams.
  • Collaborate closely with factories and CMs in the US, China, Pacific Asia, Ireland to review parts availability, forecast and shipping schedule.
  • Lead cross-functional teams in technology alignment, quality and manage material delivery-related activities.
Strategic Account Manager, 09/2016 - 03/2018
Leidos Holdings Inc. Lakewood, CO,

(Sunon is a 1st tire fan supplier for Data Center Providers and I managed key accounts for annual sales at US$9M)

  • Engage with Cisco’s key engineering teams and Global Supply Manager to identify opportunities and their need for thermal solutions on NPI projects of Servers, Switches, and Routers products.
  • Lead R&D, sales, and operation teams to prepare NPI product specs, quotations, prototypes, and project schedules.
  • Review BOM for long lead time items such as cables and connectors; provide material readiness timeClairees for EV, DV, PVT, MP engineering samples.
  • Prepare cost-competitive quotation, and quarterly price reduction plan to GSM and commodity manager.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams and CMs (Foxconn and Flextronics) to provide project updates, solve quality issues, EOL, and global sourcing strategies per project timeClairee and requirement.
Material Project Manager, 04/2005 - 08/2006
Mobiquity Waltham, MA,
  • Manage 2 server projects and 4 notebook projects (Dell 15” and 17” notebooks) Main responsibility – Project material planning and sourcing with OEM/ODM vendors for 6 assigned projects.
  • Define, develop and negotiate project business scope with OEM/ODM suppliers.
  • Review Bill of Material (BOM) and identify critical items (CPU, keyboards, power supply, battery, cable and connectors) with OEM on the material requirements, specifications, and schedule and create purchase orders.
  • Track material validation, readiness, identify risks and develop mitigation options, and manage project budget.
  • Proactively drive and lead ODMs/OEMs and R&D development teams on project milestones and phases critical to the readiness of materials for engineering validation tests, engineering builds, and mass production.
  • Lead cross-functional teams and cross-regional teams for weekly project meetings and updates.
Program Manager, 03/2002 - 04/2006
Zylux Acoustic Corporation City, STATE,

Zylux is an ODM/OEM of audio systems for global consumer electronics (Sales: US$100 M)

Project Manager for Dell 2.1 speakers, Gateway 2.0/2.1/5.1 speakers, NEC Europe, and Delphi car speakers

  • Prepare RFQ/RFP/NDA/MPA for Dell/HP for audio product-Clairees (total project value US$17 M)
  • Manage project BOM/schedule/milestones and identify critical components risk (cable, connectors, and power supply)
  • Lead a cross-functional team to construct prototypes from design concept to production on NPI prototypes, packaging validation, regulatory testing, acoustic performance, and Rel testing validation.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Business Administration, Expected in 08/2001
College of Business, UNIVERSITY oF ILClaireOIS Urbana - Urbana, IL,
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Bachelor of Arts: English, Expected in 05/2000
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Associate of Applied Science: Business Administration, Expected in 06/1993
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  • College of Business, UNIVERSITY oF ILClaireOIS Urbana

Job Titles Held:

  • Operation Project Specialist (Contractor)
  • Senior Account Manager
  • Strategic Account Manager
  • Material Project Manager
  • Program Manager


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Applied Science

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