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Supply Chain Management

Canyon Country, California, United States
November 15, 2018

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Richard R. Calvo

Santa Clarita, CA *****


Qualifications Profile

Accomplished and skilled procurement specialist with solid experience within the aerospace and defense industry and significant background in administering government programs.

Expertise in utilizing wide-ranging skill set for the analysis of contract, supply chains, and logistics.

Skilled in examining government contracts to ensure compliance with federal and international regulations.

Adept at applying knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs,DFARS) and US Export Regulations and Laws (ITAR/EAR) to spearhead all facets of a supply chain; certified as a Professional Procurement Analyst.

Excellent interpersonal skills; proven track record of fostering and fortifying partnerships with stakeholders

Strong project management talents; capable of leading teams to complete projects within strict time and budget constraints.

Good knowledge of price/cost analysis skills through interface with price/cost analysis department teams while conducting fact-finding operations to verify accuracy of pricing proposals submitted for each element of cost, overhead, and profit margins with solid knowledge of TINA and CAS requirements.

Ability to analyze the cost/pricing proposals for each supplier solicited in order to make the best contract award that is in accordance with applicable Government standards.

Ability to provide pricing justification for competitive and non-competitive contract awards, i.e. to justify the labor manufacturing cost of a supplier for a particular commodity utilizing supplements as the Consumer Price Index and current standard labor rates as published per the DAR/DFAR Government standards ensuring compliance.

Professional Experience

The Aerospace Corporation/ EL SEGUNDO, CA

Procurement Administrator – Contract, 5/2014 10/2017

Managed all procurement functions, spearheading procurement in support of technical and scientific areas. Evaluated proposals and maintained required file documentation. Reconciled purchasing card transactions on monthly basis. Collaborated with multiple levels of management, technical staff, suppliers, security, and other departments.

Applied in-depth knowledge of industry to ensure all procurements adhered to both federal regulations and corporate policies.

Utilized effective negotiating skills and cost analysis techniques to secure contracts with most beneficial pricing and terms.

Cultivated industry contacts to pursue new supply sources when needed.

Raytheon/ EL SEGUNDO, CA

Subcontract Administrator – Contract, 2/2012 6/2013

Completed all subcontract management functions, including conducting price analyses, and preparing Requests for Quotations/Proposals, as well as Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), Teaming Agreements, and Proprietary Information Agreements (PIAs). Oversaw all facets of purchase orders, from negotiation and preparation to processing and tracking.

Employed assessment skills to evaluate subcontractor and supplier performance.

Enforced delivery schedules and other stipulations found in contract.

Conducted research, reviews, and negotiations to obtain best prices and specifications for issuance of purchase orders and acquisition of materials.

Northrop Grumman/ CARSON, CA

Procurement Analyst - Contract,1/2010 1/2012

Directed overall procurement and supply chain management of commercial and government contracts. Performed wide range of duties, including RFQ generation, quote analysis, documentation, and follow-up.

Facilitated delivery of high-quality product within schedule and budget parameters by collaborating across many departments, including engineering, quality, and operations.

Partnered with supplier quality management to grow new supply sources and resolve invoices with accounts payable.

Honeywell/ TORRANCE, CA

Senior Buyer, 4/2006 6/2009

Procured die, investment, and sand castings for military and commercial applications. Generated quotation requests and placed purchase orders commensurate with best pricing and delivery schedule. Performed variance analyses and resource scheduling for program management. Conducted critical path analyses, implementing financial policies in response.

ITT Defense Systems/ THOUSAND OAKS, CA

Senior Buyer - Contract,6/2004 2/2006

Contributed to streamlined operation of government contracts by procuring mechanical and electrical hardware, raw materials, machined parts, certified materials with limited shelf life, build-to-print components, custom and standard tooling, and other high-dollar items.

Initiated and managed blanket orders for outside services, including electrical, plumbing, and modification services.

Secured services through outside laboratories for environmental shock and vibration testing of flight hardware.

Education, Certification, and Training

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

California State University, Long Beach

Six Sigma, Certified

MRP, Experienced

Secret Clearance, non-active

SAP Experienced

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