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Sales Microsoft Office

Chicago, Illinois, United States
October 21, 2016

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Supply chain leader with skills of managing category spend and suppliers, leading negotiations, signing contracts, and growing key partnerships for various companies. Executed RFI/RFPs from creation to completion, created supplier segmentation analyses, and implemented category strategies. Seeking a managerial position in the field of supply chain. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

KRAFT HEINZ COMPANY Chicago, IL April 2016 – August 2016 Senior Buyer – Indirect Procurement

Managed the entire portfolio of package design, design agencies, shopper marketing, and others within the billion dollar marketing and sales space.

Executed various RFI / RFPs within the CRM, social media, club, and sensory space while working cross- functionally and globally between marketing, finance, sales, and IT to identify scope of work, requirements, pricing, and scorecard; delivered over $1.5MM in potential savings.

Negotiated contracts with key strategic suppliers resulting in a $4.5MM positive cash flow impact. GROUPON, INC. Chicago, IL July 2015 – April 2016 Buyer II – Consumer Electronics

Managed the $11.1MM computing accessories category, sourcing and solidifying top-tier brand relationships in order to grow a balanced assortment of products within Groupon Goods.

Identified new vendors and negotiated key terms in order to drive growth and profitability for the company.

Grew the business 28% in sales, 88% in revenue, and 47% in margin YoY with <1% decrease in units sold. GENERAL MILLS, INC. Minneapolis, MN August 2013 – June 2015 Buyer & Buyer II – Brand Licensing & Annie’s Integration

Identified opportunities to consolidate General Mills organic buy with new Annie's acquisition.

Analyzed Annie's and General Mills' supply chains and recommended best practices to eliminate process churn and redundancy between the two companies.

Developed, led, and executed RFI / RFP process for both an ecommerce platform and internal licensing agency for General Mills, leading to a savings of over $300M per year.

Created F15 licensed apparel category strategy by identifying industry trends, benchmarking with industry leaders, and developing relationships with key partners in order to identify distribution gaps and drive growth. KOLLABORATION GLOBAL East Lansing, MI December 2010 - October 2012 Founder

Established a non-profit organization in Michigan, leading a cross-functional team of marketing, sales, logistics, and public relations with 23 direct reports.

Worked collaboratively with Kollaboration's 17 other global branch directors to share best practices and create a finale show culminating at the Los Angeles headquarters. EDUCATION

Eli Broad College of Business Bachelor of Arts in Supply Chain Management Michigan State University East Lansing, MI 2008 – 2013 SKILLS

Advanced Negotiations Training Basic SAP MM Ariba Advanced Microsoft Office Suite Dependable Solutions Software Nielsen Stratplanner SalesForce Commerce Interface

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