Yimu Ding

Data Analytics

Supply Chain

Project Management

Product Development

Yimu Ding

Data Analytics

Supply Chain

Project Management

Product Development

About Me

Hello! I’m Yimu Ding.

I have 5 years of experience in the manufacturing industry, hold 6 patents, and love innovative and continuous improvement solutions in supply chain management. I am also passionate about low-code/no-code movement, Python programming skills, and machine learning applications in the supply chain management field.

Companies I worked for
Background, Skills, and Accomplishments
Experience
September 2021 - Present
Materials Manager
Cummins Inc. Jamestown, NY

Lead 3-person global materials team in Jamestown Engine Plant (JEP) to protect the production line against logistics delays due to the pandemic and other global supply chain risks on 340+ parts.

April 2018 - January 2020
Business Development Manager
Wolong Americas, LLC, Saint Joseph, MI

Acquired 10+ OEM customers for new smart motor product line by using customized sales approach, resulting in $8M in sales and launch of a new product.

January 2017 - January 2018
Material Planner, New Program (Contract)
Whirlpool Corporation, Benton Harbor, MI

Collaborated with cross-functional teams to manage engineering part releases to suppliers; achieved best-in-division “0-day delay" performance in supervising engineering prototype building.

August 2015- August 2016
Engineering Co-op
Magna International Inc., Holland, MI

Led project team to create customer-requested product samples, including designing the production line, assigning and training staff, updating equipment, and ensuring production quality; project resulted in acquiring 10+ new OEM businesses, including BMW.

February 2015 - August 2015
Manufacturing Intern
Michigan State University Plant Research Laboratories

Provided engineering and procurement support for PhotosynQ, a scientific device to measure plant health, by researching and implementing new manufacturing methods like Silicone Prototype Casting & 3D printing to increase prototype parts output.

Education and Extracurricular
August 2021
Candidate for Master of Science in Supply Chain Management
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA

I received my Master's in Supply Chain Management at University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management (UMN).

December 2016
Bachelor of Science, Applied Engineering Sciences
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

I received my Bachelor's in Applied Engineering Sciences at Michigan State University (MSU). While there I focused extensively on supply chain and sustainability.

August 2020
Data Science Professional Certificate
IBM/Coursera

January 2021
Python 3 Programming Specialization
University of Michigan/Coursera

January 2019
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
Project Management Institute

July 2020
Python for Everybody Specialization
University of Michigan/Coursera

My Skills
Knowledge
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Data Science
  • Project Management
  • Product Development
  • Sourcing
Technology skills
  • Python
  • SQL
  • Tableau/Power BI
  • Oracle ERP
  • Visio
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