MSc in Total Quality Management
SCOR (Supply Chain Operations Reference) Certified
Diploma in Purchasing and Materials Management
Suso has more than 21 years experience working in the consulting, automotive and medical devices industry and academia. He has held various portfolios during his career and this includes supply chain management, procurement, manufacturing and quality functions. His most notable expertise is in the field of procurement and supply management. He has held senior positions in the supply management function with US multinational companies. As part of his career progression, he took up the position of senior consultant with a multinational procurement consulting firm specializing in procurement and supply chain management solutions. He was also attached to a supply chain business school affiliated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Suso is familiar with supply management functions which include procurement function optimization, strategic sourcing methodology, total cost management and supplier relationship management. He also has working knowledge of supplier lean development programs and six sigma methodologies. In terms of systems, he has been exposed to ISO/TS 16949 and internal controls requirements applicable to supply chain management processes and this includes the Sarbanes Oxley Act. Apart from these, he is also a certified Six-sigma Green Belt holder and also a certified ISO/TS 16949 Internal Auditor.
Suso’s notable projects during his career include total optimization of the supply management function which includes resource competence building, organization restructuring, process optimization, inventory management optimization and deployment of strategic procurement methodologies. He was also involved in many SRM projects which include supplier lean development projects for Malaysia.
He holds a M.Sc specializing in Total Quality Management from National University of Malaysia. He also holds a Diploma in Purchasing and Materials Management from Malaysian Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management, of which, he is a member. He is also SCOR Certified. He has also conducted several public workshops and has spoken in international conferences locally as well as regionally.