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Buyer

Location:
Pepperell, MA, 01463
Salary:
$65,000.00
Posted:
August 14, 2017

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RITA M. HARRIS Cell: 978-***-****

* ****** **. **** ** Pepperell, Massachusetts 01463-1132 ac1tfp@r.postjobfree.com

PROFILE: Results-oriented Purchasing professional with diverse experience in medical, computer, and manufacturing environments. Proven track record for obtaining and establishing contract pricing, qualifying vendors and negotiating terms and conditions. Consistently achieved goals, established relationships with key suppliers, and decreased annual costs. Ability to complete complex projects and assignments working with limited instruction. Excellent communication, analytical, negotiating, and computer skills. Proficient in Excel and Microsoft Word. Worked with multiple ERP systems including, Oracle, Agile, Alliance, SAP, JD Edwards and MAX.

AREAS OF Global Sourcing Supplier Management Procurement

EXPERTISE: Utilizing Forecasts Contracts

Costing Negotiations

Subcontracting Material Planning

EXPERIENCE:

Supply Chain Specialist 7/2014 – 7/2017

Solidscape,Inc.

3D Printer Manufacturer

Obtained pricing for inventory and non-inventory materials and services

Sourced and qualified key suppliers both domestic and global

Negotiated annual contracts

Managed inventory purchases and non-inventory services utilizing MAX

Senior Procurement Specialist 11/2013 – 7-2014

Sig Sauer

Firearms Manufacturer

Managed inventory and MRO commodities, both domestic and global

Issued quote requests based on system requirements

Managed priority changes to accommodate police and military orders

Utilized Oracle and Excel to analyze costs obtained from potential suppliers

Reviewed supplier metrics monthly to ensure that quality and delivery goals were met

Senior Buyer Contract Position 7/2013 – 11/2013

Ametek Aerospace and Defense

Aerospace Division

Negotiated R & D costing for domestic and military aerospace contracts

Supported the engineering of prototype products by costing, sourcing and purchasing materials for initial builds

Sourced legacy materials for products 40+ years old as well as current products

Senior Buyer 2/2012 – 7/2013

MAGNEMOTION, INC. Devens, MA

An emerging start up in magnetic levitation transport systems

Initiated pricing requests for a vehicle system for FTA test project.

Negotiated contracts with selected suppliers to support the system’s delivery schedule

Conducted periodic site visits to key suppliers to ensure that the schedules would be met

Organized shipment of the system with carriers to ensure a safe and timely delivery

Strategic Sourcing Analyst 11/2008 – 2/2012

DRAEGER MEDICAL CORPORATION, Andover, MA

A market leader in medical and safety products and systems.

Part of a Strategic Purchasing Team to support new product development and product upgrades for state-of-the--art patient monitors.

Requested, obtained and established pricing using the total cost of the product for production which became the standard cost

Interfaced with domestic and global suppliers to provide documentation per the FDA requirements for the product line

Sourced qualified, and selected suppliers based on price, quality, and availability

Supported FDA audit team with required documentation

Established and maintained contracts with all suppliers with review by Legal with management approval

Senior Buyer 2006-2008

KIDDE FENWAL / UNITED TECHNOLOGIES FIRE & SECURITY

Fire suppression systems and equipment. A subsidiary of United Technologies. Corp.

Provided costs for fire suppression system materials and services for government and commercial customers

Developed purchasing contracts for system requirements after soliciting bids for quotation

Interfaced and negotiated with 50+ domestic and international suppliers and coordinated logistical activities.

Managed renewal of contracts prior to end dates to ensure the uninterrupted continuation of supply for products and services

Office Manager / Production Coordinator 1998-2006

FABCO MANUFACTURING, INC.

Precision sheet metal manufacturer.

Managed the hiring and training of the purchasing group for a small fabrication company

Supervised contract negotiations for materials to support orders

Negotiated contracts with buyers and suppliers to ensure that cost goals were met

Negotiated contracts for services related to the maintenance and repair of the facility

Senior Buyer/ MRO Manager 1993-1998

CONSILIUM US, Littleton, MA

Manufacturer of military shipboard measuring systems

Obtained costs and negotiated contracts for materials and services with chosen suppliers which included computers installed with customer specific software and equipment to support manufacturing and field service operations.

Created short- and long-term plans and forecasts. Worked closely with suppliers to reduce lead time to shorten delivery cycle.

Established and maintained inventory levels at worldwide field service sites. Consolidated supplier base to obtain a bulk pricing advantage

Attended DANIEL WEBSTER COLLEGE, Nashua, NH

Pursued a B.S. degree in Business

Including course work in Accounting



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