PENO PAN: Director Global Supply Chain
(832)689-4184 San Jose, CA email@example.com
Global Supply Chain Executive with more than 15 years experience in successfully leading technical
projects, corporate initiatives and process improvement activities. Hands-on experience leading all
stages of product development efforts: define, design, build, assemble, integrate, test and deliver.
Distinguishing competencies include:
Communicating effectively with all levels of management to enable clear choices for decision
Influencing successful outcomes and building strong, collaborative relationships with suppliers
Thorough understanding of system, design and manufacturing engineering requirements and their
relationships to manufacturing and quality to produce zero defect hardware/service the first time
Managing programs for hardware products, cost savings and process improvements in different
Recognized for developing creative solutions for highly complex problems
Strategic & Tactical Leader Corporate Initiatives
Lean/ Six Sigma Black Belt ISO9001/ AS9100 Quality Compliance
Certified Project Management Supply Chain/ Supplier Management
Professional (PMP) Manufacturing Operations/ Liaison
Troubleshooter/ Solutions Expert Cross-Functional, Matrix, Virtual Teams
Process Creation/ Improvement Risk Assessment and Impact Analysis
New Product Develop/ Introduction Root Cause Analysis Practitioner
Led the company-wide tiger team to successfully retired risk and removed launch hold against
$200M spacecraft, on a multiple program concern in a project span of less than thirty days.
Optimized the global sourcing of major, schedule-critical hardware at both domestic and
international suppliers reducing supply chain process cycle time by 40 days.
Recovered key, critical hardware that was holding up delivery of entire spacecraft and prevented
company liquidated damages exceeding $500K. ($100K/day for late delivery)
Received multiple awards for troubleshooting and recovering critical hardware at multiple suppliers.
Reduced environmental testing non-conformances at key supplier resulting in an 84% improvement
in testing success.
Space Systems, Loral (Telecommunications Satellites), Palo Alto, CA 2010- Present
Subcontracts Production Manager and Technical Office Manager for Export Control
Managed the manufacturing of approximately $75M annually of key, critical antenna hardware and
Championed the creation of standardized Statements of Work (SOW), performance specifications
and Source Control Drawings (SCD) reducing Purchase Order (PO) cycle times by 33%.
Drove recovery efforts to successfully restart and certify a key supplier that was in a production halt
status through collaboration with the proper Subject Matter Expert (SME) engagements. The
supplier’s product performance improved to 100% on time with zero defect deliveries.
Strategically identified supply chain risks that prevented future subcontracted production delays.
Represented the Antenna Organization for Front End Specification Processes, Data Requirements
Instructions for Suppliers and Test Data Format corporate initiatives to improve supplier
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Aerojet (Liquid and Solid Rocket Motors), Rancho Cordova, CA 2009-2010
Project Engineering Specialist/ Systems Engineering
Managed team to ensure proper requirements decomposition & resource allocation for project success.
Led key, critical requirements definition initiative resulting in major requirements being solidified and
a concrete schedule of meetings being agreed to define lower level requirements.
Collaborated with multiple functional areas and successfully re-baselined the program schedule with
new design and production milestone targets that met customer expectations.
Lockheed Martin Corp., Sunnyvale, CA 2001-2009
Senior Staff Sys Eng for Production Mission Success (Avionics, Solar Arrays & Mechanisms)
Top engineering conscience for all production of solar arrays, mechanisms and avionics.
Recovered $200K+ composite solar array substrate panel designated as scrap by championing
new-to-industry, rework process at key supplier; avoided spacecraft integration schedule impact.
Resolved multiple testing issues at multiple environment testing suppliers to recover schedule
critical solar array dampener that had been stalled by 5 months.
Corporate Internal Auditor (Program Management Execution & Performance)
Selected for Corporate Bus. Ldrshp Pgm. to create mistake-proofed processes with reduced costs
by actively cross pollinating best business practices into other company program’s processes.
Supply Chain Section Manager/ Project Manager
Led resupply lab team in lean/six sigma event resulting in 75% reduction of kit packing cycle times
and increased kit content accuracy 100% for mission/schedule-critical International Space Station
(ISS) NASA astronaut flight medical and dental kits.
United Space Alliance (Lockheed Martin/Boeing Joint Venture), Houston, TX 1996-2001
Successfully coordinated/negotiated with Russia, Italy, Japan and European Space Agency (ESA)
partners to break impasse, releasing revised document that eliminated rework and schedule delays,
streamlining the cargo integration, logistics process flow and meeting schedule milestones.
Supplier Quality Management Engineer
Recovered $1M+ of discrepant flight/ ground program hardware, stranded up to five years at
EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING:
MBA (Executive Program), University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
MS Material Sciences Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
MS Management of Technology, University of Miami, Coral Gales, FL
BS Mechanical Engineering; University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Certified Lean/ Six Sigma Black Belt, Lockheed Martin LM21
Certified Manager (CM), Institute of Certified Managers, Harrison, VA
Certified Apollo Root Cause Analysis Practitioner/ Team Facilitator
Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute
Clearance: Secret (Expired)
Participant, Lockheed Martin Corporate Business Development Leadership Program (1 of 11 selected
out of hundreds of applicants)