Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

A motivated and professional individual with over 25 years of solid Maquiladora, Automotive and Electronics industry experience. Strong experience in materials management and systems engineering. Dependable and demonstrated ability to achieve high productivity standards and quality of work. Effective team leader with the proven ability to manage resources efficiently, drive productivity, and ensure on-time deliveries. Ability to work under limited supervision and within budgets and time constraints. Excellent interpersonal skills, able to communicate and collaborate effectively with co-workers at all levels.

  • Strong Leadership
  • Contract development and management
  • Systems and automation applications
  • Financial management and reporting
  • MS Office: Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Word, Visio, Access, etc.
  • Inventory management
  • Strong analytical
  • Proficient in SQL, ABAP, LIS Reports, VBA, FoxPro, Cobol, C++
  • Product costing & BOM's
  • US/MX Border operations
  • Lean and 5's concepts
  • VMI implementation
  • Manufacturing concepts
05/2019 to 07/2020
Supply Chain Manager Safran Group Menomonee Falls, WI,
  • Directed planning of raw materials, scheduled production jobs and coordinated logistics.
  • Boosted KPIs and continuous improvement strategies to enhance logistical operations and meet supply chain needs.
  • Saved $800K in operating costs by restructuring supply chain infrastructure resulting in efficiency improvements.
  • Designed and implemented supersession products to increase forecast 20% accuracy.
  • Participated in transferring of new company acquisition products and meet customer demands on a timely manner.
  • Designed and implemented product version changes in customer order entry module driving correct demands and decreasing back orders from $800K to $60K.
  • Implemented replacement software organizing shipment pallet configuration reducing time from 2 to 1 FTE.
  • Designed and implemented barcode forms reducing shipment confirmation from 40 to 8 men hours.
08/2017 to 05/2019
Director of Materials Merit Medical Systems, Inc. Boston, MA,
  • Responsible for Customer Service, Shipping, Planning and Material departments for Tex-Mex region. The team consisted of 3 Material Managers, and 1 Customer Service Manager.
  • Responsible for managing $40MM annual material inventory.
  • Responsible for on time customer delivery and production demands.
  • Reviewed supply levels and aging inventory to forecast purchasing needs for 3 years.
  • Mentored talented team of 4 Managers through extensive training, consistent feedback and leadership techniques.
  • Established cross-functional team that exceeded benchmarked order management metrics and reduced average purchasing cycle times time year-over-year.
  • Participated in costs reduction by more than $6MM through by transferring 200 products to Asia.
  • Led department meetings to build team cohesiveness and coordinate projects.
  • Improved warehousing and inventory management operations, including optimal scheduling and organization of more than $40MM worth of Aftermarket and OEM.
  • Responsible for accurate MPS/MRP parameters driving on time components for aftermarket demands with only 48 hours to ship.
06/2012 to 08/2017
Materials Manager Generac Power System, Inc Ontario, CA,
  • Managed inventory levels and related documentation using AS400 and produced regular reports of activities.
  • Monitored planning to proactively adjust stock purchasing and management strategies.
  • Supported efficient manufacturing by keeping inventory within optimum levels.
  • Coordinated purchasing for raw materials needed in Aftermarket manufacturing.
  • Played instrumental role in full product development processes by performing procurement planning, scheduling and production PPAP's.
  • Improved warehousing and inventory management operations, including optimal scheduling and organization of more than $40MM worth of Aftermarket and OEM products.
07/2007 to 07/2012
Systems Engineer Rsm Schaumburg, IL,
  • Streamlined procedures by automating arduous tasks to increase efficiency.
  • Performed root cause analysis and created corrective action strategies to mitigate risks.
  • Assisted customers by providing exemplary helpdesk service and support.
  • Performed root cause analysis of problems, documented faults in tracking system and generated daily reports.
  • Provided analysis, design and implementation tools to production, materials, finance and quality control, required by a legacy system.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1993
Bachelor of Science: Computer Science
Universidad Valle De Mexico - Mexico City, Mexico,

Design and implement supersession product numbers to increase forecast accuracy by 20%

Rolled out monthly forecast from a Web base stand alone software to Trico legacy system with average monthly sales of $15MM

Participated in systems developing of first pedimento during Ley Aduanera reform back in 1995

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School Attended

  • Universidad Valle De Mexico

Job Titles Held:

  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Director of Materials
  • Materials Manager
  • Systems Engineer


  • Bachelor of Science

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