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Supply Chain Service

Schaumburg, Illinois, United States
January 04, 2018

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Melvin Bates, Jr.

**** **** ******* **** – Schaumburg, IL 60173

Objective: Experienced professional skilled in developing supplier relationships, minimizing risk, and reducing spends to insure best value. Utilizing previous work experiences paired with core competencies to improve supplier performance levels and enhance profitability.

Core Competencies:

Procurement Vendor Management Training

Purchasing Regional Sourcing Strategic Sourcing

Spend Analysis Quality Assurance Contract Negotiation

Professional Experience:

C.B.R.E October 2014 – June 2017

Procurement Analyst

Negotiate and manage (75-100) facility-related contracts for Motorola properties across the United States and Canada.

Gather annual regional budget information, and report to finance.

Review, negotiation, and execution of supplier agreements.

Modify existing service agreements in support of organizational changes and/or client site closures.

Ensure suppliers are in compliance with CBRE and client master service agreement.

Evaluate client service requirements and leverage CBRE’s national supplier base to facilitate speed to market.

Verify service provider insurance coverage conforms to Risk Management program standards.

Training and development of facility and project management teams regarding processes, documentation and service review goals.

Assist service lines leads with R.F.P’s and supplier performance reviews.

Coordinate with CBRE’s sourcing teams and peers to drive cost saving efforts.

Motorola Solutions Inc. (through CRS) – Schaumburg, IL October 2011 - October 2014

Supplier Governance

Process management, providing and implementing improvements to insure compliance.

Provided thorough review of facility purchase orders, ensuring accuracy based on Motorola procurement process and standards.

Monitored Purchase Order for accuracy while ensuring yearly budget and project planning goals were met.

Ennis Paint/Avery Dennison, Inc. - Niles, IL April 2006 - December 2010

Administrative Assistant

Monitored MRO inventory levels for procurement of janitorial, office and direct manufacturing parts used in day-to-day warehouse activities.

Maintained audit documentation to improve company processes and achieve ISO9000 certification.

Liaison to the Human Resource Department at the corporate HQ in Ennis, TX.

Maintained onsite employee records, ensuring information is up to date and accurate.

Relayed weekly payroll and benefit information for 70-100 employees, including 401K and PTO.

Resolved customer complaints and issues in a timely manner.

Continual Education:

Southern New Hampshire University: Undergraduate, Business Management

Professional Training:

APICS Chicago: Certified Supply Chain Professional

Technical Proficiencies: MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint); JD Edwards; Oracle; Ariba

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