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Wade Doe
1300 Lane Street, City, CA 00000 Cell: 000-000-0000 Email:

P r o fe ssio n a l S u m m a r y
Results driven commodities manager with 9+ years’ broad range international buying experience within automotive and manufacturing industries seeking to leverage vision and talent to take next career step with a respected automotive organization.

Areas of Expertise
Supply Chain Management Commercial Relations Supplier Development and Management Global Commodity Strategies Program Administration Process Improvement

Chrysler de Mexico Created and initiated source strategy to capture 8% piece price below target. Achieved 95% on time sourcing through efficient management of cross-functional team. Implemented cost cutting activities to save $500,000+ USD per year. Leveraged sourcing partnerships in Mexico to increase local materials/contributions by 20% and lower labor rates. Nissan Mexicana Designed and initiated local content program for stamping group (BIW) to achieve $5.8M USD reduction during FY2009. Increased Master Purchase Agreement contracts by 80% in 12 months by implementing process improvement strategies. Commended by Engineering NMEX for high performance achievements during FY2010. ACCO Mexicana Drove 99% on time inventory delivery to avoid customer penalizations within Mexican and Chilean markets. Defined Master Plan Requirements for raw materials and finished goods from Asia, US, Europe, and Latin America. Reduced slow inventory by $1M MXN through the implementation of strategic control measures.

Work Experience
Chrysler De Mexico June 2011 to Current Purchasing Commodity Manager – Seats Mexico, DF Oversee production programs worth $400M USD and direct Advanced Global Sourcing projects to maintain sufficient material levels throughout usage cycle and optimize supply chain workflows; implement policies and procedures to streamline operations. Establish secure and dependable commercial relationships with suppliers in Brazil, Italy, US, Mexico, and NAFTA region to sustain optimal performance and commodities pipelines; coordinate new supplier launches to minimize disruptions in plant operations. Design global commodities strategies to standardize processes and price models; control annual target implementation goals.