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Manager Project

Location:
Marshallville, Ohio, 44645, United States
Salary:
85000
Posted:
October 06, 2016

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BRUCE D. VON GUNTEN, C.P.M.

Doylestown, OH *****330-***-**** • acwx7s@r.postjobfree.com • www.linkedin.com/in/BRUCEVONGUNTEN

PROCUREMENT MANAGER

Procurement Manager with expertise providing leadership, to execute buying and purchasing of equipment and services. Adept in resolving problems and questions. Promoted policies and safety throughout the organization. Contributed to cost containment through effective supply management including source selection, pricing negotiations and contract implementation. Competencies:

Procurement

Quality Control

Project Management

Negotiation

Quoting / Estimating

Sourcing

Materials Control

Systems Data Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

BABCOCK & WILCOX, Barberton, OH 2001 to 2016

Global leader in advanced energy and environmental technologies and services for the power and industrial markets with revenue of $1.6 billion.

Supply Management

Project Procurement Manager / Purchasing Agent (2013 to 2016)

Provided procurement guidance between Supply Management commodity organizations and

proposal / project management organizations for projects from conception through project execution to ensure a coherent approach and transition.

Managed procurement of Subcontract Labor Services, Engineering Services, Dampers, Expansion Joints, Elevators, Compressors, and Environmental Equipment and Accessories.

Negotiated terms and conditions of purchase with suppliers including pricing, payment terms, volume discounts and warranty terms resulting in over 4% cost savings.

Project Procurement Manager (2010 to 2013)

Managed project procurement for Environmental Aftermarket Department’s upgrade projects.

Procured all equipment and materials including fabricated metals, engineered equipment, valves, instruments, FRP and Steel piping, environmental and emission testing and other services, etc.

Managed multiple projects simultaneously under tight schedules, ensuring that liquidated damage charges were not assessed.

Project Procurement Manager (2008 to 2010)

Managed procurement for Indiana Power & Light, Petersburg unit 4, Wet Scrubber upgrade $25M project.

Utilized negotiation and relationship building skills to procure key commodities through work with critical suppliers and maintain schedule while minimizing cost.

Project Procurement Manager (2005 to 2009)

Managed procurement for Public Service of Colorado, Xcel Comanche Units 1, 2 & 3 (Dry Scrubber Units). $50M.

Identified supplier local to the customer site which resulted in significant reduction in total project costs including reducing shipping costs by nearly 50%. Relationship with supplier then led to additional cost savings on this project as well as future projects.

Project Procurement Manager (2004 to 2006)

Mid-American – Council Bluffs AQCS Project - $45M Dry Scrubber Unit.

Assumed project previously awarded to competitor, completing project on schedule and under budget and exceeding expectations.

Purchasing Agent / Buyer, (2001 to 2004)

Buyer for international service contracts, testing projects and demonstration facilities.

POWER TRANSMISSION TECHNOLOGY, INC., Sharon Center, OH 1992 to 2001

Custom-engineered solutions for industrial machines.

Supply Management

Quoted and estimated new projects. Determined economic order quantities, inventory movement and control.

Developed and administered supplier evaluation program. Developed and implemented stock location system.

MIDWEST CURTAINWALLS, INC., Cleveland, OH 1990 to 1991

Building design and construction business.

Project & QA Management

Project Coordinator for all product information exchanged between engineering, manufacturing, shipping and the customer.

Managed all quality control activities within the company and with suppliers.

Previous positions at ULTRALUM (Alside Windows), HARWOOD RUBBER PRODUCTS, INC. and KARMAN RUBBER.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

BA, Management, Malone College, Canton, OH

Associate of Applied Business Degree, Data Administration, The University of Akron, Akron, OH

Business, Management-Supervision and Quality Control programs through Continuing Education Department

Received C.P.M. certification in 1995,

Received Lifetime Certification in 2009

National Association of Purchasing Management/Institute for Supply Management, Tempe, AZ

VOLUNTEER / COMMUNITY

Chippewa Local Schools, past President and Treasurer of the Chippewa All Sports Booster Club

Masonic, Officer and Member

ISM (Institute for Supply Management) / NAPM Akron (National Association for Purchasing Management) Past President, VP, Treasurer



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