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Global Supply Chain Management Professional - Purchasing/PM

Location:
Harrogate, Tennessee, 37752, United States
Salary:
$1
Posted:
September 03, 2011
Email:
mjgeps@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
*****@*******.*** (***) ***-**** (***) ***-****


WENDY M. KIRSNER
*** ***** **
Harrogate, TN ****2
Phone : (239) ***-****
E-MAIL: mjgeps@r.postjobfree.com

GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL

Seasoned Global Supply Chain practitioner with an understanding in multiple industries including Computers, Telecommunications, Travel & Entertainment and Oil – Unconventional; managing teams of up to 44 people from line personnel in a manufacturing environment to Analysts, Buyers and Managers. Highly motivated and driven to improve lead time, inventory and productivity to affect the bottom line.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Hewlett-Packard Company, (Contract - Partner Aquent)
Process Development & MOC PM, Supply Chain PM (2010 - Present)
• Driving annual savings within Displays Business regionally developing and implementing strategic changes utilizing Management of Change (MOC)
• Development and Management of SharePoint Database to communicate project goals, deliver surveys, manage Stakeholder deliverables
• Align $4B Displays Business to Pan-HP APQC (Process Classification Framework) industry standards for migration into Direct Ship model driving $10M annual savings by FY13
• Maintain a position on multiple alignment teams coordinating all GBU's toward centralizing Planning systems
• EDI interface structure for four MPa's for go-live implementation FY11
• Develop and implement Change Management structure shifting from 100% manual processes to automated, online systems

Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, Fl
Fitness Instructor (2009 - 2010)

Source Interlink Companies, Bonita Springs, Fl
National Director of Purchasing, Goods, Services & Travel (2007 - 2009)
• RFP Design, Submission, Contract Award and Management of Goods, Services and Travel programs including but not limited to: Valuation Services, Charge Card & Online Expense Reporting, Cellular, Office Supplies, Electricity and MRO
• Procure and Management online Travel Program for Air, Hotel, Car Rental, Meetings and Trade Shows; Travel Budget $12M, Trade Show Budget $40M - realized 3% year over year savings
• Develop and communicate Corporate Policy of Purchasing, Fleet Vehicle and T&E Policy; enforce compliance
• American Express Corporate and Purchasing Card Program, compliance of 1000+ Charge and P-cards, negotiated American Express rebates of $25K annually
• Implementation and Management of American Express Online Expense Reporting online tool, accounting look up, manage 3000 card and non-card holders' T&E expenses and compliance to policy; redeployed 3 FTE saving $100K of AP payroll

Shell Exploration & Production Co., Shell Oil Products US, Houston, TX
Project Cost Engineer, Supplier Relationship Manager (SRM - Project Manager), (2005 – 2007)
• Project Costing and Vendor Management for new products used in harvesting of oil from unconventional resources
• Project Management and Development of Strategic Relationship Management (SRM) process across 24 Categories within Down Stream business and aligned with IT & EP to develop Global, “Best in World” process; Formally presented to Global Executive Team
• Design and Drive eHealthCheck process to measure the progress of Category Management across 24 Global Categories within Down Stream business
• Design and Drive Business Process review within Down Stream business across 24 Global Categories

NextiraOne, LLC, Houston, TX
Director of Subcontracting, Director of Purchasing and Travel, (2003 – 2005 sold to Black Box)
• Nationwide refresh of capital equipment, postage meters and multi-function copy machines for immediate recognition of annual saving of $200K by negotiation of Purchase and Lease contracts for replacement; salvage sale of existing equipment generated $25k, ongoing savings impacted by revision of copy/print policy
• RFP Negotiation of Subcontractor rates for selection of a prime source of technical services on a National basis, and applying on call services to follow seasonal cycles resulting in reducing leakage by 11%
• Minimized and streamlined supplier base to leverage volume discounts for Resale of Telecommunication products and Services for revenue exceeding $800M
• Gained immediate cash flow on sales by implementing program for margin payment via Partners reducing contract-to-pay by 90 days
• Instituted Diversity Awareness program for 1st and 2nd tier vendor compliance
• Process Mapping and implementation of Best Practice from Customer Contract to Customer Invoice

Hewlett-Packard Company, Houston, Tx
Supply Chain Architect, Business PM, Commodity Manager III (2000 - 2003)
• Standardize and implement International Direct Ship (IDS) capability for Customer to Order (CTO) programs regionally for five (5) ODM's/CM's; document processes and amend contracts
• Implemented standard "Best Practice" cost management programs across business units consisting of four newly realigned teams - Calendars, PO Audits, Quote Management, Contracts, Negotiations, Life Cycle Management
• Manage Commodity Team for four international ODM Alliance partner accounts totaling $2B annual portable business
• Directed completion of monthly PO Audits 1999 - 2000 of four ODM Alliance Partners for account reconciliation and clean-up - recouped over payments in excess of $100M
• International Travel - Taiwan, Singapore, France, England, Netherlands, Spain, Mexico (Travel Welcomed)

EDUCATION / CERTIFICATIONS

LSSBB Villanova University
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
CSSBB Pending

PMP Project Management Professional Pending

MBA Keller Graduate School of Management, Lincolnshire, IL
Emphasis: Project Management

BSEET DeVry University, Lombard, IL

MEMBERSHIPS

Board of Directors Tampa Bay Business Travel Association 2008 - 2009
VP of Technology - Managing web based sites
Program Chair - Locations Florida Business Travel Association Gulf Coast Chapter

COMPUTER SKILLS

E-Commerce and Beta testing, Microsoft Proficient, SharePoint, Strategic Sourcing & Purchasing Systems