Experience

  • Indirect Supply Management- South East Asia

    at Medntronic International Inc

    April 2018 - at Present

    Singapore

     Engage stakeholders in a multicultural environment to ensure effective execution of sourcing initiatives and compliance of policies and contracts.  Leading categories such as professional services, Marketing, Meetings (MICE), T&E, and Facilities Management, MRO, CAPEX/operation purchases, logistic, IT, Marketing, Printing, Professional Services, EHS, Warehousing management and other indirect activities in SEA countries.  To ensure compliance of sourcing procedure with Medtronic sourcing policy, Contract Signature Policy, Travel & Expense Policy, Meeting/Event Policy, Health Care Professional Policy in SEA countries.  Develop monthly saving report and tracker for projects and present to management.   To develop, influence and implement KPIs for suppliers.  Strong influencing, collaboration, sourcing project management and negotiation skills.  To conduct Quarterly Business Review for continuous improvement.

  • Sourcing Specialist

    at Schlumberger Seismic Manufacturing Sdn Bhd

    July 2012 - October 2017

    Singapore

     Conduct quarterly business reviews with critical suppliers with establishment of KPIs, and identifying development areas/risk, as well as corrective action and improvement plan, and presentation to stakeholders and suppliers on the data, and recommendation to both parties on the area of improvement in achieving both parties’ objectives.   Analyze data such as price, incoterm and other terms and conditions of the RFP/Q from various suppliers and justification for the award for ALL departments.  Decision maker for procurement team to select and recommend the supplier for the Purchase Order placement based on data analysis and high value financial impact.      Make recommendations to the stakeholders, management team on selection of suppliers, including but not limited to establishment of selection matrix, screening of supplier background, market analysis/comparison, capability and profile of the suppliers.

  • Senior Indirect Sourcing Buyer

    at Honeywell Aerospace Avionics Malaysia

    December 2008 - July 2012

    Singapore

     Initial set up for SAP integration, including but not limited to e-Catalog Process Deployment in Honeywell Aerospace. o 1st to establish and execute in APAC Honeywell Aerospace division with SAP integration  Appointed super user of Honeywell e-Sourcing tool and trained Aero APAC site buyers in the region. Successfully executed Forward Auction for the sales of scrap that includes cash generation – the first of its kind in Aerospace APAC site  E-Catalog maintenance for entire site.  Drove the site-wide cross-functional streamlining of indirect suppliers towards export compliance, meeting US military requirements and AS9001/ISO14001 plant certification.  Conducted e-Auction for the site facility integrator project and achieved 6.7% price over price saving, including enhancing existing contract to incorporate the 1st KPIs measurement in year 2011 contract.  Conducted cross division e-Auction event for industrial gas and achieved US$242k (21%) for Aero. 

  • Supply Chain Specialist

    at Advanced Micro Devices Penang (AMD)

    March 2006 - December 2008

    Singapore

    Appointed as full time leader in managing site procurement contracts: o Contract negotiations with supplier, including commercial terms & conditions and scope of works with internal customers. o Contract terms verification with local and foreign Corporate Attorney Counsels o Fully responsible contract management via contract management tool o Keeping up-to-date of contracts status to site management and Corporate Attorney Counsels  Led and implemented above 10 major project tender preparations covering Request For Proposals (RFPs) and Request For Quotations (RFQs) until project closure  Major projects lead in supplier identification and qualification.   Represented site procurement for site open tender projects in most commodities such as IT, travelling, facilities, security, information technology, logistic & transportation, building construction, waste management, workforce/HR management & production indirect supplies for local and regional deals. 

  • Global Material Planning Analyst

    at Spansion Sdn Bhd (Former Flash memory semiconductor joint venture formed by AMD and Fujitsu)

    July 2004 - February 2006

    Singapore

     Master planner for flash memory die supporting one of the world’s leader in handheld technology as tier one customer. This role involved global partnership on die commodity with Spansion global sites.  Decision maker for die supply and delivery schedule. Avoided major line-downs through negotiations with suppliers in pulling in raw material delivery across Singapore, United States, Taiwan and South Korea. o Generation of material plan, inventory requirements from forecasts provided and distributing the information for management review and weekly forecast update to suppliers. o Reporting of inventory movements and suppliers’ performance versus plan, and update management on the progress made, recommendations on improvement or opportunities. o Gatekeeper for purchases of die materials with suppliers as well as delivery timeliness and quality, expediting delivery with local and overseas suppliers.

Education

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Management)

    at Deakin University

    2000 - 2001 (1 year) State of Victoria

  • Bachelor of Commerce

    at Deakin Univeristy

    2000 - 2001 (1 year) State of Victoria

  • Higher Diploma

    at Disted College

    1998 - 1999 (1 year) Pulau Pinang

Languages

  • English Native

  • Chinese Native

  • Malay Native

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