CK Kong

  • Nanjing 04
  • c-kuon@hotmail.com

Summary

Expert in sourcing, commodity and supply chain management with solid knowledge and practical experience in project management, quality management and production operations.

Work History

Work History
2010 - 2014

Global Supplier Manager

CISCO SYSTEMS

Primary supplier interface accountable for the overall business relationship. Set up commodity strategy to maintain supply continuity with balance on the cost, quality and technology.

- Developed and implemented global commodity strategy for casting and metal extrusion and maintained supplier relationship.

- Successfully mitigated revenue risk impact of $13. 2 million with total of 277 part numbers during the massive supply disruption on China Kunshan metal-product factory explosion in 2014.

- Ensured supply assurance, implemented regular capacity planning review, conducted regular review to assure ramp readiness for new program.

- Responsible for all aspects of supplier contract negotiations including long term agreements, capacity, lead-time and payment terms.

- Developed a broad knowledge of typical cost structures related to metal alloy die casting.

- Managed cross-functional teams to perform cost modelling, lead-time optimization and supply base rationalizations projects.

2005 - 2010

Suzhou Operations Manager

TANDBERG TELECOM SUZHOU REP. OFFICE

Led Asia Pacific Sourcing and Project management team to identify potential technologies, source suppliers, manage new product introduction and monitor supply chain activities.

- Established representative office and recruited the company's first sourcing and project team in Asia Pacific.

- Identified and qualified 24 types of technology opportunities in China includes mechanical, electronics, electro mechanical part, accessories, assembled components like camera module & LCD display, contract manufacturing, etc. Developed cost saving initiatives that saved company $7 Million over 5 years. Established supplier sourcing concept to guide supplier selection, evaluation, qualification, development activities and successfully qualified 40 suppliers. Analyzed product technical aspects and provided suppliers recommendation to Engineering and Project team. Actively participated in new product development, work closely with suppliers from NPI through production Reviewed and monitored supplier performance, capacity, quality and capability to meet the current and future expectation.

Oct 2004 - Mar 2005

Sourcing Department Manager

BALDA-EVERSKILL
SOLUTION, Suzhou, China Sourcing Department Manager
Mar 2003 - Sep 2004

Supplier Quality Manager

BALDA-EVERSKILL
Supplier Quality Manager Established and executed supplier quality management system and manage all aspects of quality for the supply base impacting quality, schedule and cost targets. Promoted to Sourcing Department Manager for superb performance and great leadership skills. Improved the supplier incoming DPPM from 30, 000 to below 10, 000 and increased incoming lot acceptance rate from 82% to 96%. Developed and executed a supplier quality management system and recruited a supplier quality team. Led the incoming quality team and initiated supplier improvement actions plan for low performance suppliers.
Aug 2002 - Feb 2003

Development Executive

TFP INDUSTRIES SDN. BHD., Perak
Malaysia Quality Development Executive
Jul 2001 - Aug 2002

Process Executive

TFP INDUSTRIES SDN. BHD., Perak
Quality Development Executive Managed all quality aspects of projects, prepared project quality plan, identified and realized customers' requirements. Conducted project risk assessment and tracked quality problems. Reviewed project quality gate(design validation, process validation) to ensured product reliability and compliance with internal and external requirements. Process Executive Designed and developed new product manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation and material handling. Inspects performance of machines, equipment and jigs to verify their efficiency. Successfully designed and developed mobile phone cover sub-assembly production line for mass production.
Jan 2001 - Jul 2001

Production Executive

TFP INDUSTRIES SDN. BHD., Perak
Production Executive Led a process technician team to oversee production operations to identify opportunities for improvement and minimized product deviation. Monitoring production processes, perform SPC measurement and initiating product failure analysis Oversaw 4 assembly lines and streamlined processes and minimized production disruption.
Jul 2000 - Dec 2000

Qa Executive

TFP INDUSTRIES SDN. BHD., Perak
QA Executive Led a quality assurance inspection team to ensure the overall quality of the product and sub-assembly production. Dealt with customers for quality issues resolution. Repeatedly recognized for top performance through fast-track promotions and selected for high-priority initiatives. Increased production yield for lens from 70% to 90% by creative protection method on product.
Jan 2000 - Jun 2000

Supervisor

Quality
Supervisor Responsible as project quality supervisor includes prepared quality planning for new project, identified all customers' requirements and turned them to project demands. Promoted to QA Executive for superior performance and exceptional ability to manage and resolve challenging situations.
Mar 1999 - Dec 1999

Quality Technician

Quality
Quality Technician Responsible for incoming quality control and managing testing instrument laboratory simultaneously. Promoted to Quality Supervisor within 9 months for exceptional performance and ability to master complex tasks.

Education

Education
2012

M.B.A

Victoria University of Switzerland + Tsinghua University
1998

HND

Liverpool John Moores University