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Project Supply Chain

Location:
Arlington, Virginia, 22207, United States
Posted:
March 14, 2011

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**** C. *******

Email: ****.*********.*******@*****.***

Mobile: (571)***-****

**** **** **. * *********, VA 22207

SUMMARY

. 12 months of corporate strategic sourcing experience focused on

supporting US and International operations

. Drove projects resulting in $2+MM cost savings via negotiations, RFx

processes and reverse auctions

EDUCATION

Penn State University

University Park, PA

Bachelors Degree in Economics

Graduated: May 2010

Minor in Business Administration

Cumulative GPA: 3.2

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

IBM Corporation

Herndon, VA

Global Business Services- Public Sector Consulting

August 2010-Present

Product Lifecycle Management

. Engineered new testing procedure documents and process maps to reduce the

learning curve for future teams

. Managed the documentation process for all data requests regarding ship

costs that came through the NCCA system

. Prepared data for implementation to a Naval Center for Cost Analysis data

warehouse by running vast testing procedures

. Brought value to each client meeting by fully understanding my

deliverables and confidently presenting other viewpoints

. Exceeded client expectations by fully comprehending their business goals

and objectives

MeadWestvaco Corporation

Richmond, VA

Sourcing Analyst - Raw Materials (8-month Co-op)

January 2009 - August

2009

. Sourced numerous commodities under various project managers with a

total cost savings and avoidance of $2.32MM

. Led data gathering initiative on a inventory diagnostic team that

identified a $6MM inventory value reduction which enhanced the

company's cash flow and improved the inventory management process

. Led the North American portion of a global ink bid which identified $200K

in cost savings while consolidating suppliers

. Coordinated and ran a reverse auction in corporate logistics for bulk

truck sourcing which identified a cost savings of $300K

. Organized and executed a contract meet or release clause which saved 41%

while remaining with the incumbent supplier

. Managed electricity agreements by manipulating large amounts of usage

data to evaluate the best possible rate structures

F.L. Smidth Inc. -Fuller Engineering Group

Bethlehem, PA

Procurement Internship - Project/Commodity Buyer

May 2008 - August

2008

. Drove inquiries and RFQs which resulted in an average cost savings and

required daily supplier interaction

. Led high-valued purchase orders by following the strategic sourcing

process and navigating through Oracle system

. Engaged in best practices of supplier relationship management by

participating in supplier meetings and negotiations

. Directed and implemented a project team that created a comprehensive

hardware materials list by utilizing CAD drawings

BUSINESS TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT

Formal Training:

. DAU- Acquisition 101, SAP Training 1&2, GBS Data Security & Privacy,

Negotiating Best Practices & Supplier Conditioning, Competitive Leverage,

Price & Cost Evaluation, Ariba Sourcing Process 1&2

Presentation Skills:

. Presented monthly report-outs to the entire Supply Chain Department (30-

50 people) to communicate project progress and personal development.

Audience included CPO, Vice Presidents, Directors and Sourcing Managers.

MEMBERSHIPS & COMMUNITY SERVICE

Kiwanis Global Volunteer Organization- DC Young Professionals (Member:

August 2010-Present)

. Collaborate with a group of young professionals to complete various

community service activities in the DC metro area

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

. Proficient in: SAP, Ariba, Oracle, Excel, Business Objects, IBM Lotus

Notes, Outlook, Visio & PowerPoint

SECURITY CLEARANCE: DoD Interim Secret Security Clearance



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