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Kevin Li

Targeting roles in sourcing, purchasing, logistics, and supply chain management

Summary

Solutions-oriented, highly organized professional with extensive experience in identifying operational requirements, creating and implementing action plans, and effectively coordinate with interdisciplinary teams to achieve objectives. Skilled in business planning, product design and operations. Data driven, and proficient at backwards planning to achieve target objectives. Learns new concepts quickly and works independently with minimal oversight.

Work History

May 2016July 2016

Nemak

Business Analyst Intern
  • Performed market research of client’s 8 major competitors, used to secure $12 million nominations with Jaguar Land Rover and Daimler.
  • Implemented economical evaluation and cost analysis of vertical alignment of casting and machining processes in regards to future Capex such as Ford’s GTDi Engine Block, GM SGE, Phoenix, and Nano.
  • Assessed electric vehicle (EV) value chain; served as liaison and tailored strategies for the BEV, PHEV, and HEV technologies presented at the Shanghai International Green Auto Show.
Jun 2013Present

Teach for America

Sharpstown High School Biology and AP Biology Teacher
  • Coordinate the planning, organization, teaching, and operations of the biology team department, and demonstrate 90%+ state assessment passing rate three years in a row. 
  • Successfully incorporate daily technology (OneNote, Powerpoint, Digital Learning Platforms) into the classroom setting to create space for a student centered learning environment.
  • Evaluate individual student progress and adjusts strategies accordingly to maximize student accountability and responsibility.
Oct 2012Jun 2013

DCH Apparel

Co-Founder
  • Organize bi-weekly educational organization for inner city schools (Detroit Community High) that teaches students the process of design, art of printmaking, and creation of a business model.
  • Educate students the issues associated with maintaining a simple business such as recording hours worked, tracking profits and expenditures, and marketing products and apparel.
  • Direct the organization's implementation, coordinate logistics, operations, systems, and generate steady cash flow.
Sep 2011May 2013

Detroit Partnership

Major Events Operations Director
  • Orchestrate logistics for One Stop Shop, a huge canned food and clothing drive where $40,000+ worth of donations are given to the Detroit community.
  • Forecast inventory requirements, responsible for all on site aspects of the logistics, supply chain, and customer delivery operations. 
  • Collaborate together with over 30+ businesses, organizations and churches, to coordinate logistics and major events in the winter and spring.
  • Detroit Partnership day. Coordinate and direct 1800+ volunteers and organizations to conduct a massive service day project throughout Detroit in the month of March.
Sep 2010Jun 2011

Ross School of Business Behavioral Lab

Primary Marketing Researcher
  • Investigate the effect of product primes (brand exposure)on behavior, with an emphasis on fMRI studies and practical marketing applications.
  • Design and organize experiments using Qualtrics and have extensive experience with data analysis.
  • Conduct research into application of industry concepts/ standards in supply chain management.

Education

20162018

MBA Candidate

Rice University: Jones School of Business
20092013

BS in Neuroscience

University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, Arts

Minor: Program in Entrepreneurship. GPA: 3.75