蕭旭 (Edison Hsiao)

Supply Chain  •  Taipei City  • Taiwan

     +886-921-253-288     [email protected]

I have been working at the electronics industry for 5 years in front-end & back-end supply chain positions.

Responsible for Power Module/Memory/GPU/PCB/IC/Networking strategic sourcing, vendors are global enterprises like Intel, Broadcom, Nvidia, Micron, etc. Analyzing cost structure and market investigation are my expertise. 


National Chengchi University, In-service Master of Public Administration, 2022 - 2023

National Cheng Kung University, Bachelor of Engineering, 2012 - 2016

Work Experience

Google Cloud, Procurement Program Manager, Sep 2021 - Present

1. Execute risk assessment by managing supplier's daily production/operation status. 

2. Collaborating with stakeholders on 2nd source activity performed by material suppliers.

3. Regular interlock meeting with ODMs on high-level business strategic planning.

4. Engage with R&D to initiate cost optimization and follow up with qualification process.

5. Leading internal material planners & supplier focal to review weekly MRP report.


Lenovo, Global Commodity Manager, Aug 2019 - Sep 2021

1. As a global Org. at Lenovo, I play as a project coordinator between Asia and US teams.

2. Cooperate with US / EMEA / APAC region to promote NPI or sustaining projects. 

3. Managing ODMs’ material delivery schedule from EVT, DVT, PVT to MP stage. 

4. Cost analysis for multiple vendors, planning strategy with cross-functional sections. 

5. Inventory control with software system (Oracle/SAP), ensuring sufficient stock.


Quanta, Procurement Specialist, Mar 2017 - Apr 2019

1. Supplier development and management, maintaining good relationship with suppliers. 
2. Purchasing data and market investigation with various database for analysis.
3. Proactive cost reduction, achieving 2% cost saving target for each quarter.
4. Good service for end customer such as Google, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, etc.
5. Comprehensive negotiation on legal contract to facilitate company's best benefit.



Procurement Career, Mar 2017 - Present

1. New Supplier Development –
a) Implement new material channels (Supplier/Distributor) to avoid the risk of short supply.
b) Enforcing current suppliers provide better price strategic or R&D designing priority.

c) To initiate preliminary RFI concept to final RFQ proposal, determine the awarded supplier with objective consideration from different perceptive such as cost, logistics, development schedule, NRE, etc. 

2. Purchasing Data / Market Analysis –
a) Basic pivot table/advanced regression analysis/VBA/SQL in terms of cost/volume/SPEC/performance, etc.
b) Enable better cost–performance ratio product and advise to product owners as replacement.

c) Investigating innovative technology or surveying future market trend to avoid unexpected shortage. 

3. Proactive Cost Saving –

a) Regular cost reduction in quarterly basis with various negotiation skills. (1.5%~2% saving each quarter)
b) Handling incentive for big projects with high value business scale which is more than 1 million US dollars.
c) Driving the best BoM cost for new RFQ to get award from potential bidding opportunities.
d) Negotiating better payment condition which can mitigate finance burden.  (ex: MT30→ MT60)

4. Relationship Maintenance –

a) Responsible for building relationships with local or foreign suppliers.
b) Holding Quarterly Business Review to ensure the supportability of all suppliers and distributors.
c) Making involvement with upstream manufacturers or raw material suppliers to control overall supply status.

d) Excess assessment when projects turns to end of life, cutting down the final liability spending.

5. Good Service for Customer –
As one of the largest global technology company, our target customers are normally famous IT enterprises like 

Amazon, Facebook, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Uber, etc. Our goal is to make them feel satisfied on not only fulfillment, quality and customer service. 

6. Contract Negotiation –
Convincing vendors to sign Non-Disclosure Agreement(NDA)/Long Term Agreement(LTA)/Memorandum of Understanding(MOU)/Purchase Agreement(PA)/ECO Friendly Agreement which can facilitate company's operation or protect any possibility of violating Intellectual property rights.

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Data Analysis

a) Excel pivot table or regression analysis presented in Power Point/BI

b) Determining the highest cost–performance ratio product

 c) Investigating future market trend