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Summary

Industrial Engineer with over 9 years of experience in the manufacturing industry. Proficient in operations planning, forecasting, analysis, scheduling, business processes and systems implementations. Meticulous and organized with an aptitude for problem-solving, continuous improvement, and customer service.

Summary of Qualifications:

Sales Forecasting | MRP | Planning  | Inventory Analysis |  Data/Trend Analysis | Scheduling | Sourcing | MS Excel | ECR | ECO | Troubleshooting | Problem Solving | Continuous Improvement | Oracle SuperUser | Agile PLM Lead | Cross-functional global team relations | Telecommuting

Work History

Stryker; Arroyo, PR

Jul 2014May 2015

Quality Systems Enabler (performing job functions as a telecommuter)

Operation Process Owner for the site's Global Labeling System implementation as part of a cross-functional global team. Agile & Oracle SME.

  • Developed user requirements, configurations, test plans, procedures. Executed UAT and end user training
  • Reviewed the project schedule, cost and resources in collaboration with the Project Manager.

Stryker; Arroyo, PR

May 2011Jul 2014

Sourcing Analyst (performing job functions as a telecommuter from Aug 2012)

Strategic Sourcing's supplier consolidation and cost reduction projects. Agile & Oracle SME.

  • Agile & Oracle SME: assisting users from all departments with troubleshooting, testings, setups and change order implementation logistics, among others. Executed Agile PLM's upgrade testing.
  • Reduced 13 suppliers from the ASL through  consolidation projects execution.
  • Recovered a $38K CIP by developing an Excel PPV reporting tool for Accounting.
  • Achieved $201K of favorable cost impact by negotiating price variances and cost reductions.

Stryker; Arroyo, PR

Oct 2009May 2011

Associate Materials Project Analyst

Responsible for the execution of Supply Chain Improvement Projects. 

  • Appointed as Agile PLM Manufacturing Track Lead and TPL Co-Lead systems implementation.
  • Led an Obsolescence Project with 99% accuracy against projected financial impact.
  • Led the WIP Physical Inventory for the site.
  • Achieved 99.38% in service levels and a 3.9% reduction in gross inventory days in 2 months by creating an Excel Tracker for 55 FG's with $900K in sales during an emergency maternity leave.  

Agile PLM Implementation Manufacturing Track Lead (Feb 2010 - Nov 2010) and Third Party Logistics (TPL) Implementation Co-Lead (Oct 2009 - Sep 2010)

Worked with a cross-functional global team in the development of interface configurations, functional design and risk assessments. Performed clean up and set up activities for data migration of around 3,091 parts (Agile) and 200 FG's (TPL). Developed test scripts, executed system validation and functionality testing (POC, CRP, UAT). Created manuals, procedures and trained around 150 users from the Supply Chain and Engineering teams for Agile and around 30 users from the Supply Chain team for TPL. Launched as per project schedule, on time, on budget and without disruptions in manufacturing.

Stryker; Arroyo, PR

Jun 2007Oct 2009

Sr. Planner/Buyer

Managed the manufacturing planning of a $5 million sales business unit with 122 FG's. Analyzed trends to forecast demand and create production schedules to fulfill customer orders. Worked in close collaboration with marketing, management and customer service divisional teams.

  • Appointed as Planning & Manufacturing Oracle SuperUser.
  • Achieved a 98.1% attainment in Product Availability and  15% reduction in inventory days.
  • Developed continuous improvement projects and supported new product launch activities.
  • Documented Performance Appraisals for the material coordinators under my guidance. 

Oracle Implementation Planning & Manufacturing Track SuperUser (Oct 2008 - Oct 2009)      

Worked with a cross-functional global team in the development of functional designs and reports such as Inventory Availability, Forecast Accuracy, Materials and Marketing, WIP, Safety Stock and Due to Ship. Performed system cleanup, developed and executed system validation & functionality test scripts (Design, CRP, UAT). Created manuals, procedures, and trained around 100 users from the Supply Chain & Operations team. Assisted in the planning activities for Go-live readiness.  Launched as per project schedule, on time, on budget and without disruptions in manufacturing.

Stryker; Arroyo, PR

Dec 2005Jun 2007

Inside/Outside Operations Planner-Buyer

Managed production schedule of 300 sub-assemblies supporting a $5 million sales business unit.

  • Increased the Service Level attainment from 96.9% in 2005 to over 98% in 2006 and 2007 by implementing a new system to track and measure service level hits.
  • Led the Physical Inventory activities and supported the yearly Cost Roll process.
  • Developed and maintained partnerships with key suppliers to ensure consistent flow throughout the manufacturing line.
  • Developed spreadsheets to track phantom assemblies, reduce time of kanban system revision and MPS automatic calculation.
  • Led the implementation of a manufacturing line into kanban system and the  planning and manufacturing activities for the completion of ECO, BOM changes and improvement projects.

Education

University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez  Campus

Aug 1999Dec 2005

Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering

Special Courses:  Project Management, TQM (Total Quality Management), Systems Simulation with Digital Computer, Human Resources Planning, Human Behavior in Work Organizations 

Skills

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Focus, Harmony, Achiever, Responsibility, Discipline, Analytical, Learner, Restorative, Competition, Relator

Softwares / Systems 

Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, OneNote, Visio, Project, Lync), Oracle, ASCP, Demantra,  Agile PLM, AS400, WebEx

Bilingual

Spanish/English. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Awards & Recognitions

2014 Strategic Sourcing Quijote Award (April)
2013 GQO Spotlight on Success Award, Collaboration Category
2012 Employee of the Month (April)
2010 Total Performance Award (TPA); 2010 Nominee to the Quality Award, Non-Quality Position
2009 Recognized for the focus on Compliance, Oracle Implementation Project
2007 Nominee to the Total Performance Award (TPA); 2007 Employee of the Month (July)
2006 Supply Chain Star of the Year Award

Trainings

Emotional Intelligence; Stryker 2014 
Project Management; Stryker 2011 
Effective Negotiating Skills; Karrass 2008
Lean Manufacturing Training: Kanban, Kaizen, Manufacturing Cells, TPM; Stryker 2008