Passionate & committed professional
I drive myself with high level of integrity, look forward to always reach win-win relationships and act as a leader-servant that fosters people development thru coaching and mentoring.
My mantra: Our future begins Today! keep my mind open for innovation and CI.

Experience

  • Materials Manager

    at Ensambles Hyson

    May 2018 - at Present

    Baja California

    Responsible for Raw Materials and MRO Purchases, Production scheduling, Capacity Planning and warehouse operations Significant accomplishments: • Designed and implemented molding capacity planning model to drive investment decisions on equipment and injection molds, schedule level loaded production, support insource & outsource programs • Activated the execution of deficient mold refurbish and new mold fabrication to meet long term capacity requirements • Introduced Sales and operations planning principles, negotiating long term plans to support business seasonality with customer plants, business units and suppliers

  • Sr. Supply Chain Manager

    at Safariland International

    July 2015 - March 2018

    Baja California

    Responsible for Supply Chain (Purchasing), Strategic capacity planning, Production control and Warehouse operations. Significant accomplishments: • Optimized purchasing activities thru standard work implementation & coaching improving materials availability from 80% to 95% in first Year • Coordinated the introduction of next generation of products in Body Armor business working with sourcing, marketing and the plant, qualified more than 20 new vendors, hundreds of new parts, developed product launch schedules, implemented demand forecast using planning BOM and followed up on implementation during 18 Months • Coordinated major outsourcing programs with sewing vendors in US, Mexico, Dominican Republic, up to 12 simultaneously to support demand peaks beyond internal capacity • Production planning process kaizens involving customer plant, customer service, operations and supply chain resulting in improved coordination of activities and reduced FG inventory

  • Sr. Materials Manager

    at Sistemas Medicos Alaris

    September 2012 - April 2015

    Baja California

    Responsible for inventory and operations planning, purchasing of $130MM USD/Yr. with 95 suppliers, Warehouse Operations in Mexico and US. Logistics: Freight, Import and Exports, annual operational budget coordinator, cost reduction initiatives coordinator Significant accomplishments: • Inventory Reduction of $15M USD on 24 Months, increasing Inventory turns by 100% from 7 to 14 thru implementation of VMI program with Italian vendor and synchronization of material pulls from 3 sister companies and 3PL Warehouse • Improved & sustained On Time Delivery from 95% to 99% for 15 Months.

  • Materials & Planning Manager

    at Smiths Medical

    February 2011 - September 2012

    Baja California

    Responsible for Purchasing, warehouse operations, inbound/outbound logistics, and Inventory Control. Manage customer service priorities across the value stream. Significant accomplishments: • Consolidated the materials planning and purchasing activities for Tijuana plant and implemented best practices among 4 planning teams • Drove key improvements thru the selection and implementation of KPI’s and the identification and removal of internal and external bottlenecks impacting business service level. Backorder and Backlog reduced to target levels of 0.8 and 2.5 from 2 and 5 respectively • Improved inventory turns from 7 to 10 • Coordinated implementation of an improved S&OP process based on Oliver Wight’s’ Integrated Business Planning

  • Sr. Materials Manager

    at Electrinca Lowrence - Navico

    December 2009 - January 2011

    Baja California

    Manufacturer of Marine Electronics ● Order to ship lead time reduction from 49 to 7 days with inter-process kanbans ● 37% Improvement on inventory turns by implementing VMI & standard work in purchasing ● Resolved major supply bottlenecks negotiating with producers and distributors during the time when global electronic demand increased after many manufacturers closed manufacturing facilities during low demand period before 2005

  • Operations and Supply chain consultor

    at Business consulting on my own

    July 2009 - December 2009

    Baja California

    ● Implementation of cellular manufacturing, job synchronization, manufacturing kanbans and 5S on a local manufacturing company, improved productivity by 35%

  • Materials Director

    at DJ Orthopedics

    January 2008 - June 2009

    Baja California

    Manufacturer of medical devices for musculoskeletal rehabilitation therapies ● Led Value stream optimization kaizens reducing WIP by 30% & production space by 40% ● Saved $1.2 M USD thru vertical integration program ● Implemented purchasing electronic Kanban on 2200 SKU’s ● Reduced $1M on packaging inventory thru VMI program implementation

  • Materials manager

    at Autoliv Safety Technology

    November 2004 - January 2008

    Baja California

    Producer of Safety Seatbelts – Automotive ● Improved Supplier delivery performance from 90% to 97% ● Improved Customer delivery performance from 97 to 99.9% ● 35% improvement on inventory turns ● Reduced premium freight by 85%, $800K USD impact ● Co-led implementation of Autoliv production system – Lean: JIT, Heijunka & Dynamic warehouse

  • General Manager

    at Persal Manufacturing - Logistics Division

    May 2002 - October 2004

    Baja California

    3PL Services provider ● Increased business sales 300% in 12 Months ● Improved profit from 14% to 22%

  • Materials and purchasing manager

    at Honeywell - Garret Engine boosting systems

    February 2001 - April 2002

    Baja California

    ● $3M USD reduction on inventory ● 90% Reduction on past due orders ● Transfer operations from US with $12M US savings

  • Materials Manager

    at Emermex - Liebert Corporation

    January 1997 - January 2001

    Baja California

    Manufacturer of Uninterruptable power supplies – Electrical assemblies – Metal mechanic ● Achieved 97% on time delivery to customers ● Improved inventory turns from 3 to 8 ● Improved Inventory accuracy from 93 to 99.9%

  • Materias Manager

    at Black & Decker Power tools

    December 1994 - January 1997

    Baja California

    Manufacturer of power tools ● Business start-up in 9 Months – 110K Sq Ft ● Implemented MRP, Import & Export & Purchasing in 3 Months

  • Materials Supervisor - Materials Manager

    at Kodak - Industria Mexicana de Fotocopiadoras

    November 1987 - January 1994

    Baja California

    Remanufacturing of Photocopiers ● Achieved Class A MRP certification ● Implemented Business Units

  • Data Control Supervisor

    at Sony Corporation

    September 1985 - August 1987

    Baja California

    Improved production control data management Implemented WIP control process

Education

  • Competent Leader & Communicator

    at Toastmasters International

    2014 - at Present (6 years) Baja California

  • Lean Manufacturing

    at Autoliv

    2006 - 2008 (2 years) Baja California

  • Global MBA

    at Thunderbird school of international management

    1999 - 2003 (4 years)

  • CPIM

    at APICS

    1991 - 1992 (1 year) California

  • CPIM

    at APICS

    1989 - 1992 (3 years)

  • Industrial Management Post graduate study

    at CETYS University

    1985 - 1987 (2 years) Baja California

  • Bachelor Industrial Engineering

    at CETYS University

    1981 - 1985 (4 years) Baja California

Languages

  • Spanish Native

  • English Negotiation

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