West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. 2019 Spring
Carrier Management & Payment against Proof of Delivery (POD) Initiative
Designed the process tools to solve the supply chain visibility issues due to the global logistic complexity, and to provide metrics for carrier performance evaluation.
MilliporeSigma 2018 Fall
Leveraging EPQ Model to Package Planning at Biologics Production Site
Developed a Z-Curve Methodology that combines lot size optimization and production coordination (based on Power-of-Two policy) to achieve significant inventory reduction and cost saving.
Executed at MilliporeSigma's Teutonia (Milwaukee) and Dekalb (St. Louis) packaging plants, and achieved an estimated labor saving of over 1200 hours.
MilliporeSigma 2018 Fall
Identifying Investment Opportunities through Online Customer Analytics
Combined historical consumer sales data with customer web activity to identify the potential for increased sales of the "long tail" products based on inventory reallocation and SKU rationalization.
Belden Inc. 2018 Spring
Global Offload Playbook
Developed an Excel-based decision support toolkit that enables the cell-level capacity and utilization analysis to recommend a list of SKUs to offload.
Belden Inc. 2017 Fall
East/West Stocking and Distribution Optimization
Proposed distribution center assignment policy and new Kanban system to optimize stocking and distribution strategy between Nogales and Richmond DCs, and achieved half million cost saving.
Belden Inc. 2017 Spring
Multi-Item Inventory Modelling
Categorized inventory classes by ABC-XYZ analysis, and developed (Q,R) inventory control policy with proactive demand forecast to reduce total annual inventory holding cost by one million.
"Greatest Immediate Business Impact" Award, Project of the Year Symposium, BCSCI
MilliporeSigma 2016 Fall
Packaging Materials & Components Kanban
Developed a Kanban Pull System for Cherokee packaging areas based on estimations of demand and capacity, and proposed an optimized periodic-review base stock inventory system.
Alpha Wire 2016 Spring
Carson Facility PQPR Analysis
Proposed the Virtual Cellular Manufacturing System specifically designed for Alpha Wire and reduced expected manufacturing lead time from 2 weeks to around 2 days under 2-Day Rotation Scheduling.
Belden Inc. 2015 Fall
Sales Forecast Accuracy Improvement
Implemented different adaptive forecasting models and choose the best one to well capture both business trend and seasonality, and improved forecast accuracy from 86% to 91%.
Sigma-Aldrich Co. 2014 Fall & 2015 Spring
Analysis and Recommendations for On-Time-In-Full KPI of Global Inventory
Proposed detailed steps of cut-off time modification and operations optimization to executive team to improve current OTIF performance by 24.7%.