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Procurement and Project Management

Phoenix, Arizona, United States
January 08, 2018

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Lisa M. Williams

**** *. ***** *****, *******, AZ 85083

Cell: 815-***-****

Experienced professional skilled in the manufacturing, quality, supply chain operations and procurement. Excellent leadership and communication skills; including problem solving. Knowledgeable in the implementation and maintenance of FDA, EU, Health Canada, JP, and DEA regulations.

Baxter Healthcare September 2015 – Present

API Category Manager

Responsible for sourcing strategy for all Anti-Infective, Antiarrhythmic, Anticoagulants and set up of new molecule sourcing totaling $24MM+ in spend. Development and implementation of category strategies through analysis of spend and risk. Implement of supplier performance report cards to ensure consistency with quality, service and delivery objectives. Identify opportunities to increase business relationships by implementing supplier relationship management practices. Initiation and continued support on value improvement projects and cost reductions.


Alternate Sourcing Programs (~10MM)

Value Improvement Projects (~5MM)

Currently supporting all Procurement activities required for New Product Development for APIs. Responsible for high profile new product development programs by sourcing the APIs from strategic suppliers and identifying new Supplier Relationships. Work and collaborate with critical stakeholders such as R&D, Commercial and Supplier Quality to support all procurement aspects of the NPD process. Support the global procurement function as well by implementing and contributing to supplier and product strategy, as well as identifying opportunities for reducing cost.

Abbott Laboratories March 2014 – October 2015

Category Manager Consulting

Implementation of Category Strategies for Consulting Category including capturing spend and developing customer relationships. Creation and implementation of Strategic Supplier Challenge which built partnerships with suppliers. Drive continuous improvements to create value and a supplier community as well as review new services and ideas to drive growth. Lead for SharePoint project pipeline database; driving cost reductions for the Administrative and Professional Services. Support operations activities to ensure 100% customer service as well as recruit, mentor and develop talent. Management of category strategies, negotiation of Master Service Agreements as well as drive total cost of ownership reduction for Consulting Category.

Executed Strategic Supplier Challenge across Administrative and Professional Services Categories

Implementation of project pipeline database and tracking system

Relationship Management

Abbott Laboratories May 2011 – March 2014

Strategic Procurement Project Manager

Project Manager responsible for Supplier Management Programs that include Supplier Relationship and Performance Management as well as continuous improvement processes. Support of Procurement Leads by creating practical and sustainable ways to consistently manage the supplier base, streamline cumbersome internal processes and establish training to support these objectives. Align resources and processes within Procurement to better serve and enhance supplier relationships and mitigate risk. Accomplishments and Projects:

External Supplier Collaboration Portal SharePoint Implementation

Supplier Performance Automation System Implementation

Launch and Sustainability of Supplier Optimization Program

Abbott Laboratories October 2008 – May 2011

Sr. Global Planner

Responsible for Capacity/Supply planning, as well as Inventory and System Management. Assurance of accuracy of system parameters which impact plant production, perform system maintenance to assure accurate supply plans to the manufacturing facilities. Effectively manage safety stock levels, analyze and validate stock high/low/out inventory exceptions with appropriate reconciliation. Minimize obsolescence through effective demand and supply management, and take immediate action to resolve. Balance the needs of customer service with manufacturing capabilities to create cost effective supply plans. Demonstrate a proactive approach to potential supply threats to avoid customer service issues. Accomplishments and Projects:

Assumed leadership role for divestiture projects for Global Supply Planning.

Class A Implementation

Successful product transfers

Hospira Worldwide September 2006 – Oct. 2008

Manufacturing Quality Senior Group Leader

Responsible for the management of a three shift manufacturing quality operation consisting of approximately 35 Quality Analysts and 3 exempt supervisors. First point of quality contact for manufacturing operations for issue resolution. Routine responsibilities include; event response and resolution, oversight and approval of engineering studies, validation protocols, exception documents, and document change requests for both batch record documents and procedures. Position supports regulatory audits, performs routine statistical analysis supporting manufacturing quality limits, and provides daily support to the manufacturing unit for quality assessments and decisions.

Hospira Worldwide June 2003 - June 2006

Small Volume Parenterals Aseptic and Commodity Prep Supervisor

Responsible for the coordination and supervision of a 3-shift commodity preparation operation supporting small volume parenteral manufacturing. Routine responsibilities include scheduling to ensure all commodities and equipment required for support of the manufacturing operation are met. Responsible for direct supervision of manufacturing employees, revision and execution of GMP documentation, maintaining work schedules, employee reviews, employee training, providing any required disciplinary actions, and oversight of safety programs in order to maintain a safe working environment. Work with cross functional teams including validation and engineering to investigate improvements driving compliance and/ or fiscal responsibility.

Filling operation entailed 4 traditional aseptic filling lines and 8 lyophilizers, with product configurations including vials, ampules and sterile shrouded Add-Vantage® vials. Participated in numerous Regulatory audits, and supported manufacturing and quality investigations. Responsible for initiating and writing exception documents and implementation of associated corrective and preventive actions. Position required initiation, review, and approval, of revisions to GMP documentation supporting the manufacturing operation including batch records, standard operating procedures and training modules. . Position required attention to detail, flexibility, and prioritization skills in order to exceed manufacturing key performance indicators, on time delivery, and customer satisfaction. Position required certification as a Controlled Drug Agent, due to responsibility for overseeing filling of schedule II drugs.

Education and Accomplishments:

Education: B.S. Supply Chain Management, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL May 2001

2015 Gold Award for Strategic Supplier Challenge

2015 Gold Award for Influvac Inventory Management

2009 Platinum Award for Outstanding Performance and Lasing Contribution to the Survanta Transfer

2012 Gold Award for Implementation of Supplier Portal

2011 Gold Award for batch reduction optimization Silver:

2012 Silver Award for Implementation of Performance Metric System

2010 Silver Award for Survanta Class A Implementation

2009 Silver Award for Launch of JDA Fulfillment and New Business

2003 Graduate of the Abbott Laboratories Manufacturing Professional Development Program

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