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LARRY GARCIA

Reseda, CA  91335

Office: 818.996.7323 * Mobile: 818.414.1352 * Email: larryjohng@gmail.com 

Website: http://www.larry-garcia.com  Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/larrygarciaopsexec

 

OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE

 

Telecommunications * Consumer Electronics * Medical Devices * Semiconductors * Wireless

 

A dynamic operations executive with twenty progressive years of successful hands-on experience in manufacturing operations.  Specific expertise is in the leadership of technology organizations with a pro-active focus on operational initiatives and supply chain methodologies. Areas of expertise include:

 

●Contract Manufacturing                                            ●Extensive Electronics Experience                  

●Strong Finance and Legal Knowledge                        ●Supply Chain Optimization

●Cohesive Team Building                                            ●Complex Contract Negotiations

●Exceptional Communication Skills                            ●Technical Hardware/Software Expertise                                            

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EXECUTIVE STRENGTHS

Ø  Analytical thinker with demonstrated talent for streamlining processes with a systems approach

 

Ø  Strategic pro-active leadership with vision to apply tactical processes to achieve strategic goals

 

Ø  Proven relationship-builder with unsurpassed interpersonal skills

 

Ø  Highly adaptable, mobile, positive, resilient, patient risk-taker who drives new ideas

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PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

 

 

MOC PRODUCTS COMPANY INC.- Los Angeles, CA                                                          10/2015-Present

 

A leading provider of innovative products and solutions to the automotive industry.

 

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER

 

Responsible for planning and implementing process improvements across the Supply Chain while negotiating dramatic cost reductions with all top tier suppliers. Functional responsibilities include contract negotiations, sourcing, procurement, planning, logistics, shipping/receiving and warehousing.  

 

Selected Contributions:

 

    • Reduced costs on three key commodities by over 35% resulting in an annualized savings of approximately $280,000.

 

    • Increased inventory accuracy by approximately 80% by planning and implementing monthly inventory cycle counting.

 

    • Improved supplier delivery performance 60% with the establishment of supplier metrics.

 

    • Increased effectiveness of department communications by introducing the use of Microsoft SharePoint.

 

HOYA CORPORATION USA – Los Angeles, CA                                                                                    9/2011-9/2015

 

A Leading Technology company providing optical components and related electronic assemblies to the telecommunications industry.

 

MANAGER SUPPLY CHAIN OPERATIONS

 

Responsible for implementing and leading change within the Supply Chain Operations including contract negotiations, procurement, planning, logistics, facilities and warehousing.  


                                                                                                                          

 

Selected Contributions:

 

·        Reduced cost by 40% on three key critical components allowing the division to meet market cost targets.

 

·        Successfully negotiated contracts with two common carriers reducing shipping cost by 30%.

 

·        Developed and implemented an in-house program that allowed the generation and tracking of Purchase Orders and Supplier deliveries in lieu of a commercial ERP software package.

 

·        Negotiated equipment contracts with test equipment manufacturers allowing the company to save 30% on annual capital expenditures for three consecutive years.

 

 

 

DTS INCORPORATED – Calabasas, CA                                                                                                   5/2007-6/2010

$85 MM/235 employee digital technology company providing an array of audio products for the entertainment market.  DTS decoders are in virtually every major brand of multi-channel surround processors in consumer electronics products worldwide.

 

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of the organization including tactical and strategic planning, sourcing of technology partners, capital acquisition, procurement, customer service, supply chain and environmental health and safety.

 

Selected Contributions:

 

    • Successfully implemented a new Oracle ERP system into the Operations Group replacing an older legacy system.

 

    • Implemented new supplier and procurement metrics increasing purchase order throughput by 40%

 

    • Maintained positive budget variances in all spending categories while reducing total expenditures by twenty percent year over year for three consecutive years

 

PHOTRON TECHNOLOGIES – Los Angeles, CA                                                                                      2/2003-5/2007

A privately held high technology start-up company providing high-speed communication systems for the telecommunications industry. Developer and licensor of the patented innovative modulation technology known as Ultra Spectral Modulation, USM ™.

 

VICE-PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS

Responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of the organization including tactical and strategic planning, sourcing of technology partners, capital acquisition, P/L, business development, R/D, and all manufacturing operations.

 

    • Successfully planned and implemented a joint-venture technology program with Xilinx Inc. saving an estimated fourteen, (14), months in development time.

 

    • Planned and implemented new R&D facility in Silicon Valley achieving full functional start-up within ninety days at a cost of 30% below budget.

 

    • Re-negotiated development costs and associated R&D expense with Tier 1 chip manufacturer reducing total Integrated Device costs by 25%.  

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EDUCATION

 

Executive Master of Business Administration –(EMBA)   Pepperdine University Malibu, CA 

 

Bachelor of Science Management- (BSM)  Pepperdine University Malibu, CA

 

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