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Senior Procurement Manager

Location:
Rockwall, Texas, United States
Posted:
November 02, 2018

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TASLOW ROBERTS

ac7k5o@r.postjobfree.com

214-***-****

SUPPLY CHAIN & CONTRACTS PROFESSIONAL

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Oklahoma State University PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Service King (Blackstone Company) Sep 2017 - Present Senior Procurement Manager

Focus in Contract Analysis and Negotiation for Indirect & Direct Spend

Negotiated ~$15M (15%) in estimated annual savings for a technology hardware contract that will have an estimated spend of over $100M annually, while reducing the risk of being exposed to future changes in technology which is key in an emerging industry

Led a sourcing event for equipment preventative maintenance, which resulted in a reduction of suppliers from 42 local suppliers down to 1 national provider and will provide savings of $2.8M (~45%) annually

Negotiated enterprise wide contracts that will save the company an estimated 35% in YOY Cost, and will also provide the company millions in avoidance savings by increasing efficiency

Acting as department analyst due to proficiency in Microsoft Excel, as well as demonstrated success in analytics

Presented to the C-Suite, as well as Blackstone Executive team on the opportunities that exist in the various projects being managed and gained approval to implement findings enterprise wide

Recognized multiple times by Blackstone Executive Team in Blackstone Portfolio Company events for forward thinking and being able to take large, complex issues and find sustainable solutions that drive savings

Participated in Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing projects that are going to increase revenue by driving consistency and efficiency across the enterprise

Raytheon Corporation Nov 2016 – Sep 2017

Senior Procurement Specialist

Focus in Heavy Machine and Fabrication

Liaison between Program Management, MRP Controllers, Engineering, Quality, and our RPM Manufacturing facility to ensure that all deliveries are on time, have fair and reasonable pricing, and meet all requirements necessary to deliver satisfactory goods

Rewrote the Department Policy that pertains to IOT Closures, which has now been rolled out across the procurement department

Increased efficiencies by creating automated templates in Microsoft Excel for buyers to use while performing various tasks, which brought the estimated time of completion from 5 hours, to just a few minutes MAG Retail Group Aug 2015 – Nov 2016

Positions Held: Demand Planning Analytics Manager & Procurement Manager Focus in Analytics, Demand Planning & Procurement Management in eCommerce

Managed a team consisting of a Senior Buyer, Buyers, and Assistant Buyers with goal of improving on time delivery and healthy inventory levels

Increased on time delivery, while decreasing inventory by establishing new KPIs to help more effectively manage the buyer’s portfolios

Work with software development team to ensure optimum performance of system

Comprised reporting from Google Analytics and Web Analytics to measure performance indicators such as click through rates, page views, bounce rates, average visit duration, and other KPIs to give us a better representation of our customer and how they are using our website

Prepare and present, all financial reports to Vice-President, as part of a monthly, quarterly, and yearly business recap used to form strategies going forward

Active member in the Leadership Committee, that’s purpose is to establish long-term goals of company and fix issues that we are currently facing

FMC Technologies Oct 2013 – Aug 2015

Positions Held: Buyer II, Buyer III & Senior Buyer Focus in Electrical and Sensing Equipment

Led negotiations on a contract with one of the largest technology manufacturing companies in the world, which realized annual savings for FMC at $20.6M (~30%) annually

Honored as the 2014 FMC Technologies Most Exemplary Employees of the Year, as voted on by management throughout the company

Named to the Executive Mentorship Program where I was mentored by our CFO and placed in our Management Development Program

By collaborating with both Internal and External Stakeholders, I decreased lead times for manufactured goods by 50% in a rapidly growing portfolio that had seen it’s value double in one year to $60M

By gaining credibility from various teams at FMC, I was able to present new, creative ideas in a way that gained acceptance and saved the company $6M per year and reduced risk of being late to market

Worked closely with suppliers on implementing new processes to improve the relationship between not only the buyer and supplier, but all cross functional stakeholders in both companies

Implemented stocking programs with critical suppliers to reduce the risk experienced by FMC on late additions to projects or damages that can occur throughout the life of the project Halliburton Energy Services Oct 2011 – Oct 2013

Positions Held: Procurement Special Associate, Procurement Specialist & Senior Procurement Specialist Focus in MRO, Replenished Good, Machined Goods & Fabricated Equipment

Named the lead buyer in my PSL and was given the highest purchasing authority as I was responsible for purchasing more than $32M dollars in equipment and services annually

By actively monitoring the metals and labor markets, I was able to negotiate contracts for commodity based goods and lock in prices early which allowed us to save millions of dollars by avoiding price hikes.

Only procurement representative to be named to the Core Project Team and serve as a key decision maker for the RFID Program that is being used for asset management in every region of the world for Halliburton

By presenting sound analytics to upper management, I was to obtain funding for various projects that I oversaw within Procurement and ensure we remained within budget

Created vendor scorecards that were used by all purchasers in my PSL to monitor on time delivery of all purchase orders, and also make sure vendor pricing remains consistent and competitive

Through market research and contract negotiating, I was able to cut year over year spending for my PSL by 31% and increase on time delivery

Academy Sports + Outdoors Oct 2008 – Oct 2011

Position Held: Associate Buyer

Focus in Traditional Retail & eCommerce

Efficiently managed categories that achieved record sales of over $100M in sales by establishing efficient practices as well as developing relationships with both vendors and co-workers alike

By effectively managing product flow and accurately forecasting future trends, I was able to increase sales by 25%, while only increasing inventory by 20% over the same two year period

Built relationships with manufactures which lead to an increase in overall profitability by lowering the cost of goods, while increasing the frequency of shipments. Technical Skills

Expert user in Microsoft Excel

Adept at using analytics to gauge profitability of contract

Skillful at presenting ideas and figures to upper management

Experienced in reading Engineering Specifications and Drawings

Competent in Managing Both Internal and External Relationships

Recognized for establishing creative, sustainable solutions for complex problems

Thrives in high stress, fluid environments



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