Leonel Sanchez

  • Global Supply Chain Manager | Global Logistics Manager
  • Emeryville, California 94608
  • Aug 03, 2017
Full time Management

Personal Summary

Results-driven, analytical, and hands-on professional, equipped with proven expertise in supply chain and logistics operations, tactical planning and implementation, and continuous process improvement within corporate and military settings. Adept at evaluating an organization’s management procedures; identifying deficiencies and potential opportunities; and integrating lean and 5s practices to boost productivity and enhance work performance, while driving business objectives. Recognized for outstanding global operational background; effective at building strategic cross-enterprise alliances, as well as negotiating and securing business deals. Proficient with Microsoft Office application, Fishbowl, DASF, and Teradata.

Work Experience

Distribution Center and Logistics Manager
Elemental LED
  • Oversee daily warehouse operations, including inventory control and management; as well as supply chain operations, that include communication and coordination with contract manufacturers for multiple custom engineering projects, as well as onboarding of new vendors and 3PL providers.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as Marketing, Product Management, Engineering, and Manufacturing teams in administering product life cycle development.

  • Built and maintain strong communication with domestic and international vendors focused on continuous enhancement in documentations accuracy and vendor client communication, while initiating process and data-validation improvements in all product lines.

  • Initiate continuous process improvement through the use of Kaizen, RACI chart, and 5S methodology.

Key Highlights:

  • Drove efforts in generating $24K net savings in the first quarter with $100K annual projected savings by breaking down shipments based on weight and size.

  • Significantly minimized shipping expenses by determining and addressing flaws in negotiated rates with the company's carrier resulting in 50% increase in savings on ground shipment; 15% increase in international inbound shipments; and 5% increase on expedited shipments.

  • Pioneered the development of cycle counting, FIFO, vendor error management, and other inventory control methods aimed to enhance inventory accuracy; thus attaining inventory accuracy rating of over 89% from 54% previous accuracy within six months.

  • Served as a driving force to the successful accomplishment of the following:

  • Reduction of inventory error by 50%

  • Improvement of inventory accuracy from 60% to over 90%

  • Decrease in workforce by 20% while maintaining throughput

  • Enhancement of ground shipping with 50% savings

  • Recovery of $100K in shipping cost by assessing ship methods and practices


Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
University of California