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Supply Chain Quality

New York City, NY
March 14, 2019

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Carla Reis


BA in Management Sciences, Specialized in Global Purchasing and Supply Chain, bringing over 12 years’ experience in one of the largest global corporations (General Motors Corporation).

Currently working at Siemens Healthineers Procurement Department (Tarrytown-NY).

Experienced in high-volume, dynamic purchasing and procurement environments. Dedicated to exceeding expectations and bringing exceptional business results.


Contract negotiation, purchasing expertise, vendor sourcing, procurement expertise, market research, business administration, teamwork, supervision skills, strategic planning, materials sourcing, data analysis understanding, communication skills, quality assurance, reporting knowledge. SAP knowledge.



Universidad Tecnologica del Centro. Venezuela

Associate of Science: Associate Degree in Management Sciences. Mention: Procedures and Methods

Certification: English as a second Language

Caribbean Institute of Languages. Trinidad and Tobago

Certifications: APICS, candid feedback, crafting a deal, wining with integrity, globalization and our changing world, basics of finance, benchmark analysis, rationalization of time, purchasing management, teamwork.


Procurement Specialist Jun 2018 - Present

Company Name: Siemens Healthineers

Location Tarrytown, New York

Procurement Activities for Strategic and Quality Relevant Indirect Non-Production Material and Services (all Indirect Quality Relevant Activity:

Kitting services for clinical sample collection

Independent Contractors and Consultants

Clinical sample and product verification for post manufacturing control checks

Calibration services

Preventive and predictive maintenance services for R&D, laboratory or manufacturing process equipment,

Validation of manufacturing equipment

Quality relevant construction or remodeling,

Prepare statements of work for direct and indirect from initiation through signature process based on user specifications.

Prepare Master Service Agreements in conjunction with the Legal Staff (technical consulting; R&D consulting-prototype- etc.; licenses)

Manage Non-Product Materials and Services with RFP and contract process from initiation through execution.

Assist Indirect Quality Relevant Commodity Manager with contract process from initiation through execution.

Assist/train/educate internal customers with procurement activity support related to supplier on-boarding, RFP’s, contracts, execution, etc.

Process all documentation in Siemens systems, track status and disposition through to archive includes paper activities for creating auditable files, and data extraction and analysis.

Monitor adherence to quality and business requirements for procurement documentation.

Purchasing Agent May 2016 – May 2018

Company Name: FUNFUZION at New Roc City

Location: Greater New York City Area

Negotiate and create PO for services, equipment, supplies and/or material to guarantee the continuity of the operation

Compare the market and get the best prices, quality and service

Investigate and develop sources of supply, prepare and issue bids

Procure materials for special projects

Maintain productive relationships with vendors.

Coordinate deliveries and follow up on issues. Liaison with vendors

Solve diverse supply chain problems in timely manner.

Inventories and stocks control

Reconcile packing list, P.O. and vendor invoices

Research and assist Account Payables issues as needed

Coordinate RMA process when it is needed

Perform other duties assigned or requested

Supervisor of Exchange Control and Billing of Logistic Services Dept. (Supply Chain Dept.) Mar 2005 – Jul 2009

Company Name: General Motors

Location: Valencia, Venezuela

Supervised the administrative operation related to the management of application for preferred currency to purchase raw material and indirect material, fulfilling all the venezuelan government requirements

Kept a constant induction process to the material sources of GMV (Korea, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, EU, Chile, Ecuador and Japan), about processes, regulations and its changes in the supply chain to get the preferred currency.

Supervised the management approval of logistic services rendered to GMV, in order to process payments as negotiations established by Purchasing Dept.

Wrote standard operating procedures for the department.

Adjusted procedures as needed to maximize the department effectiveness.

Traveled to national and international business locations.

Submitted monthly reports to senior management.

Designed employee motivation strategies and contests

Production Control Supervisor (Special Assignment in Supply Chain Dept.) Jan 2007 – Sep 2007

Company Name: General Motors

Location: Valencia, Venezuela

Special assignment in the Production Control Area supporting the negotiations between GMV and GMDAT Korea, the main raw material supplier, in order to guarantee the compliance of CKD material volume for production

Reviewed and renegotiated key contracts.

Established clear lines of communication between business and clients.

Submitted monthly reports to senior management.

Traveled to national and international business locations.

Developed productive relationships with key account holders

Senior Productive Buyer (World Wide Purchasing Dept.) Jul 2002 – Mar 2005

Company Name: General Motors

Location: Valencia, Venezuela

Managed purchase of Metallic/Electric productive material, placing contracts in the short and medium term, optimizing the acquisition, logistics and distribution, delivery time, savings and local content negotiating and getting into agreements and business conditions specific to each case

Participated in the process of World Wide Purchasing (Globalized Purchasing Model of GM) in order to identify opportunities to get better prices, quality and services for the Corporation

Negotiated and finalized contracts.

Maintained productive relationships with vendors.

Generated weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly reports on purchasing operations.

Created purchase orders.

Reviewed and renegotiated key contracts

Training Supervisor (HHRR) Jul 1999 – Jan 2000

Company Name: General Motors

Location: Valencia, Venezuela

Prepared, administrated and coordinated the Annual GMV Employee Training Programs

Prepared the Training Statistics to be presented to Auditing

Coordinated the international training with GM University

Preformed the Training Need Detection process

Controlled the income and exit of intern programs

Services and Indirect Material Senior Buyer (WWP) Feb 2002 – Jun 2002

Company Name: General Motors

Location: Valencia, Venezuela

Negotiated and finalized contracts for Services and/or Indirect Material to guarantee the production continuity of the plant

Participated in WWP (GM Worldwide Purchasing model) in order to compare the market and get the best prices, quality and services possible

Procured materials for special projects.

Maintained productive relationships with vendors.

Created purchase orders.

Solved diverse supply chain problems in timely manner.

GMV Vehicle Import and Export Coordinator (Logistics Dept.) Sep 1996 – Jan 1997

Company Name: H.L Boulton. General Motors Venezolana Division

Location: Valencia, Venezuela

Coordinated, advised and assisted the Vehicles and CKD logistic (import and export) process for GMV

Vehicle Import and Export Assistant (Logistics Dept.) Aug 1996 – Dec 1996

Company Name: HL Boulton. General Motors Division

Location: Valencia, Venezuela

Coordinated logistics for GMV Vehicles (Import and Export)

Coordinated the vehicle nationalization process

Coordinated the transportation for import and export vehicles from the Port to the Plant and vice versa

Organization and Methods Analyst (HHRR) Jan 1996 – Aug 1996

Company Name: Grupo Covenal. C.A

Location: Maracay, Venezuela

Made the Procedure Manuals for the different areas of the company.

Prepared the ISO-9000 manuals

Procedural audits

Languages: Spanish (advance), English (advance), Portuguese (basic)

Hobbies/Second career: Nutrition Specialist / Certified Spinning instructor

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