RITA M. HARRIS Cell: 978-***-****
* ****** **. **** ** Pepperell, Massachusetts 01463-1132 email@example.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
Subcontracting Material Planning
Supply Chain Specialist 7/2014 – 7/2017
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
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
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