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Manager Purchasing

Los Angeles, California, 90016, United States
May 27, 2018

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Keith Carlton Kelley

**** **** **** **.

Los Angeles, CA 90016

310-***-**** /


Toyota, Strategic Sourcing Manager (Temp Position)

Torrance, CA

March 2015 to April 2018

Sourced all new suppliers via Ariba Network through an In-depth sourcing tool.

Consulted legal for guidance in completing all contractual agreements for stakeholders.

Negotiated contracts agreements based on demand from stakeholders.

Implemented strategic roadmap to success for cost savings analyst

Conducted Presentations in order to determine the appropriate supplier for Toyota.

Supplied upper- management with weekly reports for completed RFP’s and contracts

Provided budgetary reports for spend analytics.

Demonstrated the ability to suggest alternative solutions to solve issues.

DIRECTV, Strategic Sourcing Manager (Temp Position)

El Segundo, CA

January 2013 to March 2015

Amended contracts to reflect latest updates and extend existing agreements.

Redlined for all contracts before providing to legal for final review.

Prepared and monitored RFP & RFQ’s through Ariba Network.

Negotiated and finalized all contract work from Agencies.

Updated and followed up with Suppliers on expiring contracts.

Sony Pictures Entertainment, Contracts Administrator

Culver City, CA

April 2010 to October 2012

Reviewed and red lined all contracts from potential suppliers.

Heavy concentration on IT Department.

Evaluated supporting comments from suppliers with legal for validation.

Provided proposal bids for potential vendors and supplied updated information to upper management for final decision.

Prepared (SLA’s) and negotiated all contracts to meet the demands of Sony Pictures.

Prepared RFQ & RFP’s to potential software & hardware suppliers.

Developed & administered all contractual agreements pertaining to Television and Film Production.

Supported VMO Contracting team and assisted in providing negotiations for conflict resolutions.

Renegotiated renewal contracts for additional benefits.

Oberthur Technologies, Purchasing Manager

Rancho Dominguez, CA

June 2006 to May 2009

Identified potential suppliers, created selection criteria, developed service level agreements, negotiated and prepared contract terms, and monitored performances.

Analyzed contracts for legal sufficiency.

Oversee all activities related to procurement including annual budget, monthly forecasts, price variance analysis, presentations, and corrective actions.

Responsible for 5% reduction in scrap.

Generated cost savings of roughly over $4 million per year. Exceeded cost saving targets for 3 consecutive years.

Implemented ISO- 9001 specifications & requirements for Procurement department.

Managed a team of 6 across the United States to ensure accurate procurement procedures for pricing & delivery efficiencies.

Generated data for Global sourcing based on market trends from CPI (Chemical Price Index)

Prepared reports for E-Commerce purchases to obtain precise products based on logistic planning and forecasting.

PC Mall, Purchasing Manager

Torrance, CA

Feb 2003 to June 2006

Developed and implemented contractual terms to ensure level of service agreed with internal objectives.

Routinely evaluated and developed alternate sources to ensure competitive pricing.

Negotiated all pricing for IT contracts for favorable terms and pricing from vendors.

Developed strategic sourcing strategies to capture accurate market trends based on hardware/software demands.

Monitored market conditions and prices to forecast costs and availability of key products.

Established savings over $8 million based on cost saving techniques and forecasting.

Influenced IT Department to purchasing more Firewall protection, software upgrades, language interpretations, and all hardware necessary to meet demands.

Planned Global/Domestic sourcing for new product line to meet demands.

Maintained proper inventory levels.

* Circle of Excellence Award Winner*


Cal State University Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA

B.A. Degree

Major: Communication/Marketing


AS/400, Ariba, BAAN, Excel, ISO-9001, MS Office, Power Point, Outlook, SAP, Word

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