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An experienced and top-performing senior Supply Chain Professional with 20 years' success in the execution of product development and global supply chain operations. Experience includes the launch of global product portfolios to market effective collaborations in startup and R&D activities and the optimization of demand and supply planning processes. Adept at implementing process improvements directed at efficiency enhancement and significant cost-reduction. Applies an analytical approach to solving problems and cultivates trusted relationships with diverse stakeholders including cross-functional business teams and OEM customers. Committed to customer service excellence. CAREER SUMMARY Juno-Pacific, Soquel, CA (2015 - Present) Program Engineering Supply Chain Manager * Selected to oversee the continuous improvement of product standards and customer satisfaction within an ISO 13485 Medical Device manufacturing environment * Implemented the program plan, including schedules and documentation, achieved milestones and deadlines, and monitored and communicated the program status * Provided day-to-day client management, and tracked performance to budget and schedule * Played a key role in the launch of qualitative process improvements and stood in for the Engineers as required * Provided engineering expertise to the Business Development team in the preparation of proposals, quotations and change orders * Collaborated closely with Senior Management in the assignment of resources to projects, and delivered training to new employees on company policies and procedures Independent Supply Chain Professional, Gilroy, CA (2013 - 2015) Program Engineering Supply Chain Management - Contractor * Engaged with diverse OEM customers and contributed to start up and research and development activities for new product launches, including medical devices and low-volume, high mix networking equipment * Developed projects involving cable and harness, precision machining, and sheet metal fabrication * Oversaw DFM, cost reduction, supply localization, OEM/EMS supplier partnering, NPI, and domestic production Matthews Metals, Gilroy, CA (2008 - 2013) Engineering Program Manager * Cultivated trusted relationships with various OEM customers, and managed client services related to products ranging from high-volume consumer goods to low volume high-mix networking equipment * Maintained strong working relationships with strategic customer accounts and CM partners, and oversaw projects, DFM, cost reduction, NPI, and product transfers for onshore and offshore sites * Provided mechanicals, precision machining, sheet metal fabrication, chassis, enclosure blades, face plates, and peripheral components in accordance with client specifications * Spearheaded Quarterly Business Reviews and managed customer program supply requirements, including cost development, Bill of Materials, the engineering change process (ECOs), as well as risk assessment and mitigation