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Manager Supply Chain

Houston, Texas, United States
February 21, 2018

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Rebecca (Sommers) Marshall, CPIM, CPM


Highly accomplished Supply Chain Management professional with over 20 years of experience in both functional and management roles. Industry experience includes Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Automotive, Semiconductor and IT. Demonstrated focus on total cost of ownership and process reengineering for the realization of maximum efficiencies, resulting in greater customer confidence and strengthened business results. Experienced in global procurement and contracts management with extensive experience in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

Education and Certification

BA in Psychology – Cedar Crest College (Allentown, PA)




Six Sigma Green Belt – Owens Corning

LEAN/5S – Owens Corning

Core Competencies

Supplier Relationship Mgmt

Category Management

Supplier Development

Purchasing Policies

Inventory Management

P-Card Policies & Procedures

Conflict Minerals

Import/Export Compliance

Contract Negotiation

Strategic Sourcing

Process Improvement

Continuous Improvement

Lean/Six Sigma

Supplier Diversity

Coaching & Development

KPI Implementation

Materials Management

Change Management

Career Progression

Halliburton Energy Services, Inc – Contract Center of Excellence 12/2016 – Present

Global Contracts Management and Negotiation

Managed and negotiated global contracts in support of Oilfield Tools, Metals, Composites and Sand/Proppants Categories.

Extensive negotiation of legal and commercial language for Global Category Management

Multiyear contracts negotiated in excess of $450M for Sand and Proppant

Lead contract strategy sessions and negotiations in collaboration with internal stakeholders, including Legal, IP, Procurement, Tax, Risk Mgmt, HSE, Logistics, and Audit

100% contract coverage for suppliers in excess of $1M for assigned categories

Contributed to company policies directly related to contracts processes

EMS USA Inc - Director of Supply Chain 2014 - 2016

Managed all aspects of $200M global spend portfolio for pipeline construction, maintenance and repair company in a challenging Private Equity environment.

Delivered $3M in cost savings within first 12 months

Developed, implemented and monitored MWBE program, 2.7% increase in 6 months

Supplier contract coverage increase of >20%; MSA and T&C’s

Managed P-Card program with annual spend of $2.5M

Developed, implemented and rollout of Corporate Travel Policy

In depth analysis and classification of spend into Commodity Groups

Reduced supplier base by more than 30% through consolidation and re-sourcing

United Engines - Director of Supply Chain 2013 - 2014

Managed $450M supplier spend for manufacturer of oilfield pressure pumping equipment and distributor of diesel engine, transmission and power generation equipment.

Developed global procurement strategy for major commodities and services

Designed and managed organizational alignment to provide timely acquisition of product/service at lowest cost

Developed and managed Conflict Minerals program for 11 domestic manufacturing locations

Managed Import Compliance program, mitigating fine of $600K

Identification and implementation of KPI’s resulting in improved supplier performance >38%

Developed and implemented MRO consolidation strategy resulting in 33% cost savings ($367K)

Developed and implemented Strategic Supplier Selection process

Schlumberger – Global Supplier Manager 2010 – 2013

Managed global supplier portfolio with yearly spend of $20M for wireline cable products.

Performed in depth market analysis to develop strategic plan for each supplier in portfolio

Negotiated multi-year, multi-million dollar contracts with savings >$5M

Established appropriate KPI’s to support desired business levels and monitored accordingly

Established mutually beneficial supplier relationships with suppliers previously unwilling to negotiate

Schlumberger – Supply Chain Manager NE Basin 2009 – 2010

Supported new multi-segment Center of Excellence in Marcellus Shale region with unprecedented growth of $45M in 2009 to $190M in 2010.

Established and implemented Supplier Qualification Program

Managed startup of Centralized Maintenance Facility for pressure pumping equipment remanufacture

Negotiation of contracts for all new suppliers; ensure compliance once finalized

Utilized Lean/Six Sigma concepts for process improvement on Sand Transloading Project

Schlumberger – Procurement Manager North America 2008 – 2009

Managed team of new Supply Chain graduates with the responsibility of developing their Supply Chain “Building Blocks” skill set; including RFP’s, contract management and negotiation, cost savings and supplier relationship management.

Facilitate and mentor team in transition from theoretical education to real world application; impart skills to effectively partner with internal stakeholders to gain organizational alignment with departmental strategies and deliverables

Cost savings in excess of $8.5M (114% of goal)

Schlumberger - Supply Manager US Land/North America 2006 – 2008

Managed MRO portfolio with annual spend in excess of $200M for US Land/North America.

Identified opportunities to reduce total product cost via market analysis, competitive bids and product substitution

Developed long term, strategic approach for each supplier and ongoing management of contracts, both internal and external

Developed RFP’s, obtained and analyzed quotations, negotiated TCO elements for assigned commodity

Drive compliance with nationally negotiated supplier agreements (Grainger, Michelin)

Selected by instructors as the top negotiator of the Executive Negotiating Program sponsored by Schlumberger

NetIQ, Houston TX NA Fulfillment Manager 2005 - 2006

Managed and coordinated global supply base partners in support of on-time release of new software products and services.

Managed all aspects of supplier relationships, CCAR/Quality Management, KPI/Dashboard Reporting, PO Cost Management and Quarterly Business Reviews

Export Compliance Program administration, including maintenance of all export filing, documentation and reporting requirements

Responsible for monitoring, troubleshooting and resolving all electronic and physical fulfillment demands within the stated SLA

Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) Project Management - Cost Reduction, Process Documentation and Optimization, Cross Functional Team identification and participation

Owens Corning Fiberglas – Purchasing Manager 2004 – 2005

Managed yearly spend of $15M for facility manufacturing roofing shingles. Responsibilities included MRO inventory levels, market analysis for all categories, supplier relationship management and SMOI elimination.

Responsible for implementation of improved sourcing process and procedures in support of company sourcing strategy

Managed national contracts at plant level

Implemented MRO consignment agreements with multiple suppliers, resulting in $20K inventory reduction

Streamlined purchasing process by utilization of MRP component of SAP

Perform projects utilizing Lean Six Sigma, Kaizen, and 5S

Owens Corning Fiberglas - Commodity Mgr 2003 – 2004

Overall responsibility for procurement of $16M in chemical raw materials for a $120M global facility.

Reduced chemical inventory by $5M, exceeding end of year COT goals within 7 months

Streamlined purchasing process via implementation of MRP/ERS/EFT/EDI and Vendor Portal

Identified avenues of binder loss via Lean process, resulting in yearly savings of $60K

Improved inventory levels by partnering with engineering for full BOM review

Owens Corning Fiberglas - Sourcing Leader 2002 – 2003

Responsible for implementation of divisional sourcing strategies for CST manufacturing facility.

Procured all necessary items for facility including chemicals, MRO and indirect products and services

Led team of 3 supervisors and 33 hourly employees

Supervised all aspects of internal warehouse staff and their daily activities

Implemented chemical consignment program resulting in yearly inventory reduction of $114M

Eliminated need for outsourced warehouse management saving company $267K/yr

Lucent Technologies, Breinigsville PA Materials Manager 1999 – 2002

Managed material requirements to ensure continuous flow of integrated circuit subassembly production.

Coordinated consignment and JIT deliveries from Japanese manufacturing facility

Communicated material expedites, lead time expectations, planned orders and forecasts

Performed “what if” scenarios for piece part demand as required for capacity planning, developed recovery plans where necessary

Lucent Technologies, Allentown PA Import/Export Compliance Coordinator 1997 – 1999

Managed daily import/export compliance activities in accordance with Global Trade Management and EAR Regulations.

Acted as divisional liaison to Global Trade Management Team

Created import/export compliance training program for all levels of company personnel at Divisional level

Created Harmonized Tariff/ECCN matrix for facilitation of commodity classification

Developed, documented and implemented record retention auditing process of ISO compliance

References available upon request.

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