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Technical Writer

Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
February 19, 2018

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Jerrod Foley

*** *. ***** ******, *********, PA *8104

phone: 610-***-**** email:


To obtain the position that will allow me to use my experience to significantly benefit the department and company.


Olympus America Inc. – Contract Operations Specialist, Veterans Affairs (January 2015-Present)

Maintain and update medical & surgical product contracts for Olympus with the Department of VA, including contract terms and conditions, acceptable and relevant clauses, product information, and pricing.

Create and update standard operating procedures for product information requests, contract modifications, contract reviews, RFIs, RFQs, and other department tasks.

Complete requests for proposal and requests for information responses, with assistance from product managers, sales reps, legal department, and chief contracting officer.

Review award document terms and conditions, prepare award packages for final approvals and signatures.

Maintain and process administrative fees on a monthly basis.

Indogem Inc. – Contract Manager, Government Contracts (May 2011-January 2015)

Gather and maintain daily a database for quality RFQs / bids for government purchasing

Research and analyze applicable RFQs / bids including product sourcing and price determination

Complete and submit to government purchasing agents 4 to 8 RFQ documents per week

Manage award contracts including procurement, shipment scheduling and processing, and invoicing

Berks and Beyond Employment Services – Data Integrity Analyst (October 2010-May 2011)

Long-term assignment with Osmegen, Inc., Allentown, PA

Efficiency Reports: pulled daily reports from network into Excel, monitored daily efficiencies for pattern analysis

Vendor Relations: maintained inventory; created, edited purchase orders; provided data reporting and analysis

FCI Corporation - Project Manager/Proofreader (April 2010-July 2010)

Filled a temporary need for this company

Negotiated rates for and proofread translation projects, editing for structure, consistency, etc.

Finalized and submitted translation projects to requesting parties, and created invoices and payments

J & J Staffing - QC/Proofreader (June 2009-April 2010)

Long-term assignment with the Law School Admissions Council, Newtown, PA

Proofread and implemented changes to law school application packets, quality control for online content and various print projects including proofreading and editing company newsletter


Minnesota State University (2014-2017): Master of Arts, Technical Communication

Bloomsburg University (2003-2007): Bachelor of Arts in English, 3.84 GPA within major

University Writing Center consultant; Mg. Editor, school newspaper The Voice; Treasurer, Alpha Phi Omega

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