Supply Chain Management professional with 20 years of experience across a variety of industries. Comfortable working with complex in-house configure to order capital equipment and inverted BOM fabless semiconductor models. Able to perform tasks across the entire Supply Chain. Highly motivated and self-directed.
Responsible for foundry planning, load balancing to optimize cost and minimize risk. Continuous development of the Strategic Network Optimization application supporting strategic and tactical foundry and assembly vendor planning. Operations lead for the Oracle Shop Floor Manager(OSFM) design, testing, and implementation to support Standard Cost rollup, Inventory Valuation, and Manufacturing Variance Analysis. Included implementation of the Triniti Product Modeler and Lot edapter interfacing MES transactions into OSFM. Oracle R12 upgrade testing and implementation. Materials lead during acquisition of Qspeed Semiconductor and onboarding of the supply chain vendors. Planning representative for Agile PLM implementation. Mentoring of new planners to understand the POWI business model. Represented the planning organization in internal program meetings Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to senior management, peers, and cross-functional team members.
Owner of the monthly forecast to foundry partners and test sites. Lead the Operations Cross-functional team transferring 98% of test activities to packaging subcons Selected product transfers to meet corporate goals and balanced loading. Consistently exceeded 98% on time delivery to customer request date. Design, implementation and maintenance of the JDE planning suite.
Reporting to the Director of Supply Chain, responsible for the Materials Planning, Customer Administration, Inventory control, and Distribution functions. Working directly with Sales and Marketing produce consolidated sales forecasts and validate sales opportunities against historical run rate data and specific customer requirements. Create and maintain revenue and manufacturing plans and direct material models for multi-platform, multi-site operations. Planning interface with contract manufacturers providing long-range forecasts, build plans, and propitiation of schedules and material. Drive weekly production and program meetings with CM covering mfg issues, schedules, and backlog. Direct interface with tier 2 supply chain vendors, providing near term requirements and long term business views. Achieved a 75 % reduction in mfg lead times. Partnered with procurement to drive 30% cost reductions and exploit marketplace opportunities. Implemented Serus manufacturing execution and collaboration application resulting in 40% reduction in net inventories through significantly improved visibility into all mfg and distribution phases. Complete responsibility for inventory control practices, procedures, and reporting. Perform monthly inventory analysis including product line breakdowns, E & O identification and disposition, and reserve analysis. Developed and maintained procedures, work instructions, and training materials for all managed functions. Successfully completed annual ISO registrar audits with zero nonconformities.
Cross-functional representative for Operations on new product releases. Develop release plans and schedules, track progress, and escalate issues as required. Present weekly NPI status to Ops and monthly to executive management. In Materials planning role consolidated and validated forecast information, approved MRP requirements, and tracked material through order fulfillment. Successfully met target introduction dates on over 40 releases while consistently supporting 98% or better on time complete shipments. Performed ECO analysis and implementation including material disposition and effectivity. Documented department processes, developed NPI templates, and participated in ISO audits with zero nonconformities.
Reporting to the Vice President of Operations, responsible for directing all activities of the planning, scheduling, and materials control groups. maintained the Master Production Schedule and MRP, generating all necessary work orders and purchasing requirements. Directed assembly operations through functional leads providing a balanced workload through electro-mechanical assembly and systems test. Produced detailed reports on direct material and labor costs for Finance. Developed materials reporting and forecasting procedures improving on time order fulfillment to 98% while decreasing lead times from 24 weeks to 4 weeks. Primary interface with vendors on sub-contract, consigned inventory, and full turnkey supply of sub-assemblies, leading to substantial reduction in inventory exposure and direct labor. Managed multi-site inventories in excess of $5 million. Implemented cycle count procedures yielding inventory accuracy of 99.9%. Directed the Material Review Board for disposition of discrepant material.
8/92 to 4/94 Program Manager for composite bicycle frame program, Performed all vendor contact and production scheduling. Performed employee hiring, evaluations and reviews.Provided all Bill of Materials, assembly specifications, packaging standards, and Quality Control procedures. Set up metrics for tracking production efficiency. Worked within R & D to transfer developing technology into volume production.
San Jose State University coursework in Mechanical Engineering
Managing within the Law - seminar Maximizing management skills seminar Effective Project management Project Management Tools Seminar
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