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Warren, Michigan, United States
December 06, 2018

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Sherry Lambrecht

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Riley Township, MI 48041

586-***-**** cell phone

MBA graduate with a proven track record in negotiations, purchasing, operations, strategic alliances, supplier performance, cost savings and account management.





●Expertise in persuasive procurement and services, wide variety of production and indirect components including bearings, conveyor equipment, industrial parts, metal, plastic, electrical including wire, switches, actuators, motors, drives, friction, hydraulics and pneumatics including blue prints, matrix charting, component categorization and cost benefit analysis. Managing commercial issues with suppliers and assessing supplier performance. High analytical ability.

●Strong negotiating skills, communication, presentations, personal organization, commitments, persistence, accountability, and building productive interpersonal relationships.

●Prioritizing, handling multiple projects simultaneously, and meeting deadlines

●Proficient with Microsoft office products - Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Working knowledge of procurement SAP and Oracle software


Reduction in Spend, Reduction of Inventory, Liquidation of Excess and Obsolete components, Value Added Services, Multi Million Dollar Contracts, Strategy development globally and by plant.


Negotiations Strategic Planning Process Development / Improvements

Materials Management Budgeting & Financials Market Analysis

Territory building Multi tasking Partnerships & Alliances

Professional Experience and contributions

Magneti Marelli Oct 2017 – Jun 2018

Commodity Specialist: Global Purchasing for Indirect products.

●SPM, SAP and Genesis programs all used to manage indirect products. Cost savings a specialty achieving millions of dollars of cos

savings with contracts including rebates.

●Providing purchasing strategies, cost savings through negotiations, standardization and consolidation.

American Axle & Manufacturing Apr 2014 – Oct 2017

Buyer: Global Purchasing for products & services.

●Global Excess, inactive and obsolete inventory liquidation program, rebates negotiations, development of a Summary Billing Upload program which saves money in processing supplier invoices, Global inventory Sharing, Global repair program, categorizing, reporting, inventory programs with preferred suppliers, monthly and quarterly reviews for Value Added results, Yearly audits to validate and verify pricing maintaining trust in the process.

●Cost benefits through analyzing needs, services, pricing and availability using volume for multi year contracts.

●Providing purchasing strategies and cost savings through negotiations for MRO components and services.

Motion Industries, Inc. Apr 1992 – Mar 2014

A distributor of OEM and MRO components and systems providing solutions through purchasing, inventory, and cost savings solutions.

Outside Sales Representative: (Nov 2009 – Mar 2014)

●Building new account base participating in solutions, cost savings, and negotiations with manufactures to bring customer's better value. Normal business includes negotiation for price and availability to maintain cost savings and reduce the bottom line presented via Word, Excel & PowerPoint. Apply new technology for new customer solutions. Weekly product and on line training are a personal continuous improvement.

Supply Chain Manager: (Nov 2004 – Nov 2009)

●Sourcing and procurement of machining, repairs, warranties, freight and technical requirements. Inventory, contract terms, costs, and conditions managing 6 people to satisfy American Axle’s 9 plant site to implement, instruct, analyze, evaluate and review approved strategies to budget. Processing knowledge of the SAP and oracle.

Outside Sales Representative: (Dec 1999 – Nov 2004)

●Account based industrial part. Budgeting quarterly. Cost Savings a specialty in hard savings, negotiation and procurement of contracts. Working with Chrysler, GM, and Ford along with OEM and Tier 1 & 2 suppliers. President Gold Awards

Inside Sales: (Dec 1997 - Dec 1999)

●Worked with customers via phone, fax, EDI, and email with government, OEM, MRO, Automotive, food, beverage, paper, steel, etc accounts.

Purchasing: (Sep 1995 – Dec 1997)

●Achieving standardization with vendors of choice, reviewing competency and resolving conflicts.

Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable (April 1992 – Sep 1995)

●Average days reduced from 120 days to 28 days.

Professional Education

Walden University Dec 2010 Master of Business Administration Minneapolis, MN Minor in International Business GPA 3.52

Rochester College Dec 2004 Bachelor of Business Administration Rochester, MI Business Administration Graduated Cum Laude GPA 3.51

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