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Supply Chain Management

Dallas, Texas, United States
October 14, 2016

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More than ** years of experience in logistics, procurement, and supply chain management

Results-focused Procurement Manager with extensive background in inventory management, supply chain strategies, industry benchmarking and contract negotiation; excellent communication, relationship building and negotiation skills; a broad understanding of Procurement best business practices. Hands on leadership experience across a range of logistics functions.


Budget Development / Management Transportation & Logistics Resource Planning (MRP/ERP)

Supply Chain Management Procurement / Cost Control Inventory Control System

Forecasting / Strategic Planning Interactive / Customer Support Vendor Relations / Negotiation


DFW Test Richardson, TX 8/2011

Operations Senior Buyer

Manage supply chain operations, including sourcing, materials planning, purchasing, logistics, inventory, and supply portion of the S&OP process. Develop and implement sourcing strategies for IT hardware and software needs; negotiate contracts and agreements; responsible for leading the strategic sourcing team and improving inventory management. Establish E–Business (procure-to-pay) and supply chain cost reduction strategies to continually improve category effectiveness and efficiencies. Work with project teams and key stakeholders to determine the long term needs and applicable supply/service market strategies; responsible for meeting all vendor management program requirements and policy compliance. Monitored category trends and conducted market research as needed. Establish metrics (Spend/Saving Tracker, KPI’s, SLA’s, etc.), monitored and reported on supplier performance and compliance. Effectively managed the competitive bid process and provided input regarding estimates for large to medium projects.

Proactively addressed marketplace changes, managing any known or potential business impacts; Coordinated engineering and specification changes with assigned suppliers and advise on cost implications and strategies to minimize inventory write offs.

Managed contracts and suppliers for the category/sub categories through supplier scorecards, periodic performance reviews; active monitoring of PPV, measuring contract compliance and other key metrics to ensure targets are being met and value is being delivered to business under the supply agreement.

AMX Richardson, TX 2009 – 2011

Supply Chain

Managed the competitive bid sourcing process taking into account price, terms, delivery, compatibility total cost of products and the supplier’s ability to meet their requirements; Partner with functional business groups to define the savings opportunities.

Negotiated all elements of assigned IT hardware and software supplier agreements to ensure lower total cost of ownership by utilizing various performance metrics; reviewed, analyzed and evaluated supplier agreements proposals and identified any key business issues.

Proactively, managed the contractual data collection, monitoring, and renewals; executed the supplier and cost management system/metrics for assigned suppliers and demonstrated continuous improvement.

AVNET, INC Dallas, TX 2000 – 2009

Sr. Supply Chain

Managed the procurement process for assigned products and commodities; Acted as a liaison in the “Safe Passage” of newly developed SCS customers into the operations group; Monitored and tracked the inventory pipeline to ensure assigned customer base received inventory on time. Prepared the forecast models, reflective of customer requirements and submitted to appropriate internal departments for procurement and expediting. Created a variety of reports for customers detailing the inventory availability and/or status; Monitored assigned engagements to ensure all model metrics and measurements were being met. Coordinated and managed the Supplier QBR (Quarterly Business Reviews) to present specific sales of suppliers that were supported through the SCS program.

Successfully, managed spend categories; developed supply chain strategies and lead the contract negotiations for high risk and high complexity products and services; Worked with key stakeholders to determine the long-term needs and applicable supply/service market strategies. Partner with business groups to issue/evaluate RFQ and conduct reverse actions. Established supplier evaluation/selection criteria and coordinated the supplier due diligence activities. Utilized Benchmarking tools to identify and apply best practices for operations and sales.

Lead the negotiation strategy development. Controlled all aspects of negotiation and conditions to proactively address supply chain and business issues. Complied with legal and regulatory requirements; proactively used supply base knowledge, benchmarking data and market conditions to determine appropriate supply-side and demand-side category levers. Measure and managed “suppliers” performance relative to contracted service levels. Acted as the primary liaison for current and potential suppliers;

Performed quarterly budget planning, and contract negotiations with service vendors; Collaborative with suppliers and customer stakeholders to identify and execute continuous cost and performance improvement strategies. Coached and developed team members in their performance and professional development.


MRP/ERP – MS Dynamics, SAP– Oracle JD Edwards (Visual Manufacturing 7.0) – Microsoft Office Suite –


Bachelor’s Degree – University of Louisiana – Monroe, LA

Completed modules in pursuit of the APICS Certification

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