Entrepreneurial-minded, self-driven and solution driven, sets aims and targets and leads by example collaborative approach with good interpersonal skills to engage, motivate high performance teams, and excels in driving transformational change. Strong managerial, technical, and commercial background with senior level domestic and international experience and cross sector exposure. Decisive and resourceful, ability to build strong relationships with key clients and partner decision maker, and implement plans and strategies that drive value and improve profitability with a proven track record explicitly supporting business needs.
SELECTED ACHIEVEMENTS Negotiated for international contracts with 2 suppliers, resulting in $2.5M in savings from lower purchase costs and $800K in transportation savings.
Managing supplier on-time delivery performance, clear communication, and relationship management with international suppliers, lead to an increase in on-time delivery rate up to 90%.
Negotiated with key sole source supplier from Paris, France.
Achieved cost reduction, improved terms and conditions and 3 years fixed-term contract.
Saving $400K annually.
Negotiated two air cooled heat exchangers to deliver a $7.7M contract to save $1.0M against the confirmed amounts with modification to procurement requirements and achieved client need.
Performed root cause analysis on various incidents at plants, after investigation, corrective actions were implemented.
A preventive action was implemented at every plant location to assure that potential problems are identified and eliminated before it does not happen again to avoid production delays and financial impact on the company.
Managed monthly customer demand forecast review by sharing demand information with stakeholders throughout the supply chain for collaborative decision making.
Demand planning, capacity planning, synchronizing order fulfillment and overall performance of the order cycle.
Effective collaboration cross-functional with clear assignments with common goal for accurate forecast.
The demand management, overall forecasting, order-fulfillment process and utilizing alternative channels of distribution prevented shutdown or disruption to derivative operations and customers, allowing company to avoid sales losses and inventory losses.
Oversee development plan of supply chain and operational improvement projects throughout the project lifecycle to ensure timely execution of deliverables.
Help execute process transformation, measurable improved operational performance, and organizational restructuring.
Identify issues and offer comprehensive solutions to achieve cost savings and efficiencies.
Hands-on practical experience to assess and improve supply chain in planning and inventory management across: customer collaboration, forecasting, demand planning, supply planning, inventory optimization, logistics, distribution, vendor collaboration, and S&OP/Integrated Business Planning.
01/2012 to 01/2013
Global Commodity ManagerOceaneering － Houston, TX
Headed the global supplier relationship management including contract negotiation, monitored supplier performance, consolidated volume, and total cost management.
Optimized supplier base, developed supplier segmentation process by prioritizing relationships based on value to organization as whole.
01/2011 to 01/2012
Project Materials ManagerCB&I － Houston, TX
Collaborated business units to support proper requirements, implement and manage a strategic sourcing plans for polymers, high performance urethane, and PE tubes for subsea equipment for oil & gas projects.
Developed KPI's and through supplier scorecard review, provided suppliers with corrective actions needed.
Drive and track corrective measures to mitigate repeated issues.
Responsible for quality audit, commercial audit, and inspection process on key suppliers.
Watched market trend mitigate the impact of supply requirement levels with price fluctuation.
Developed and oversaw the execution of strategy that ensured equipment and materials are defined, quantified, procured, fabricated, transported, received, inventoried and issued in support of the overall project execution plan.
Headed materials and equipment project strategies to manage the progress of projects and resolve issues effectively within the team.
Managed and coordinated the project buying, expediting, logistics, inspection, and site materials.
Coached direction and leadership to the team, with responsibility for monitoring the status of equipment, materials, and reporting.
Ensured problems are identified on a timely basis, led efforts to resolve disputes and supplier performance issues.
01/2006 to 01/2009
Principal SpecialistFluor Corporation Materials Management － Houston, TX
Managed the RFQ, bidding and negotiation processes to effectively award contracts to domestic and international suppliers, reviewing and approving all service, 3rd party, capital equipment, and contracts.
Managed materials and supply orders to deliver accurate, timely, buying, delivering, warehousing, installation and commissioning of material and equipment required to support the parameters of a project.
Coordinated with QA/QC and Logistics for PO packages to meet client requirements are met.
Negotiated to achieve preferential purchasing terms and conditions for equipment in based on Total Cost of Ownership(TCO).
Reduced purchasing cost and lead time by working closely with engineers from early phase of design.
01/1999 to 01/2004
Supply Chain Planning SpecialistThe Dow Chemical Company Ethylene Oxide / Ethylene Glycol － Houston, TX
Capacity planning, production scheduling, material planning, material scheduling, and material movements for US, South America, Mexico Ethylene Glycol plants and terminals (3.5 million metric tons per year) Executed integrated supply chain strategy for North American Antifreeze business including production, planning, outsourcing, and distribution planning (4.0 million tons per year) Developed a material and capacity plan associated schedules to execute the supply requirements through the balancing of service level and operational efficiency through the S&OP plans.
Developed a production planning strategy including an inventory strategy at all the plants for all production input materials.
Lead meetings to review plant performance, schedule stability, and unplanned events.
Integral part of SAP Supply Chain Management implementation project Planned tactical, operational, and contingency plans to effectively reduce and mitigate risk associated with demand, supply, and supply chain.
01/1998 to 01/1999
Process EngineerKBR, Inc － Houston, TX
Bachelors of Science: Chemical Engineering Bilingual - English and Korean Chemistry and BiologyUNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI - ROLLA LANGUAGE SKILLSChemical Engineering Bilingual - English and Korean Chemistry and Biology