Experienced professional in supply chain, operations, and purchasing supporting multi-million dollar programs. With over 15+ years’ experience in Global Supply Chain Management. Seeking challenging opportunities with a growth oriented global manufacturing organization. Core Competencies
• Strategic Sourcing • Supply Chain Management • Diversity Coordinator
• Purchasing • Negotiation • Sourcing
• Procurement • Supply Management • APQP
• Lean Manufacturing • Automotive • Inventory Management
• Contract Negotiation • Purchasing Management • Logistics
• Continuous Improvement • Contract Management • MRP
• Team Building • Global Sourcing • Cost Reduction Strategy
• Forecasting • Supplier Development • Cost Savings
• Supplier Management • Materials Management • Spend Analysis
• Outsourcing • Analysis • Supply Chain Optimization
• Six Sigma • Vendor Relations • TS
• Supplier Evaluation • ERP • ProcuretoPay
• EProcurement • Microsoft Office • SAP
• Oracle • Supplier • Evaluation
• International Material Cost • Currency Exchange Monitoring • Vendor Identification
• MRO • ISO • Conflict Minerals
U.S. Manufacturing( Dana Inc) -Senior Buyer, Warren, MI 06/16 - Present
Design and implementation of a consignment VMI/Vending program. The PPE portion launched in Q4 2016, the balance to be completed end of Q1 2017
Effectively collaborates closely with Sales, Engeneering, & Design teams to support strategic sourcing projects.
Review and negotiate contracts, agreements, and terms and conditions. Including strategic bids, for complete procurement cycle.
Selected products and researched market regarding suppliers – Studied market for availability of products and ordering information to insure best prices/goods and raw materials – Negotiated best price with the supplier and finalized payment on behalf of USM.
Completed transactions and payment; obtained detailed receipt, guarantees and other accompanying paperwork.
Identifies opportunities for cost savings and VA/VE and cost saving, driving aproxamently $1 million in savings for 2017.
Commodities - MRO
7489 Crissman St. Utica, MI 48317 (586)***-**** firstname.lastname@example.org ARC Automotive -Strategic Sourcing Manager, Novi, MI 05/14 - 06/16
Effectively collaborates closely with the operations team to support strategic sourcing projects.
8 direct reports/ $ 260 million in spend
Supplier Identification, development, APQP, SQE
Review and negotiate contracts, agreements, and terms and conditions. Including strategic customer bids, for complete procurement cycle, making certain the commercial cost and cost saving benefits is realized at the P&L level.
Ensures the complete follow through of project supports from managing the product/supplier sourcing to execution to supplier delivery and quality.
Develops best practice processes, implementing a global capacity strategy that works with Finance and Engineering.
Conflict mineral reporting.
Identifies opportunities for operational excellence and cost saving, driving $8 million in savings for 2015
Commodities - Stamping, Machining, Plastic components, Electronics. Raw Material - Seamless Mechanical Tubing.
Net Link Global Supply (Dass International) -Supply Chain Consultant, Madison Heights, MI 08/12 - 05/14
Conducted and/or managed strategic supply chain analysis to identify and recommend opportunities for improving efficiency, effectiveness and capabilities of the supply chain.
12 Direct report/Worked with regional demand teams to plan pre-production and production materials.
Represented procurement on product development teams to ensure "design to value" analysis is done throughout product lifecycle and help manage/reduce supply chain complexity.
Lead world-wide procurement and regional extended teams to ensure risk mitigation plan is in place for any identified supply chain risks.
Directed supply chain function for E-commerce initiatives including development and launch of a business-to-business system as a solution.
Commodities - MRO
Vendor Managed Solution (Dass International) -Procurement Supervisor, Troy, MI 10/10 - 08/12
Evaluated and selected suppliers based on their value-added capabilities.
Managed a team of 8 buyers that supports customers in over 4,000 locations in the US, Mexico, and Canada with a wide range of industries.
Leveraged technology, safety measures, and information sharing to increase productivity and profitability.
Commodity Sourcing manager for manufacturing, medical, refining, banking, and retail operations.
Designed and implemented a comprehensive cross-training customer service program.
Evaluated and monitored contractual performance
Commodities - MRO
HWX Services -Purchasing Manager, Shelby Twp., MI 12/09 - 10/10
Ensured the on-time and cost-effective delivery of materials, equipment, and services
Effectively negotiated with suppliers and subcontractors. Managed superior subcontractor and supplier relationships.
Procured supplies, equipment, and non-personal services through sealed bids and negotiated contracts.
Analyzed and negotiated subcontracting services.
Planned for, purchased, and leased construction equipment.
Pre-award functions, award of contracts, and contract administration.
Commodities – MRO, Personel, Capital equipment
7489 Crissman St. Utica, MI 48317 (586)***-**** email@example.com Door-Man Mfg. -Purchasing Manager, Auburn Hills, MI 9/06 - 11/09
Responsible for the purchasing function, cost, delivery, performance, quality, and all commercial issues.
Leveraged best practices, strategic sourcing, and eliminated excess waste and time through total analysis of product flow, releases, lead-times, inventory levels.
Reduced costs, reduced scrap by 20%, and improved productivity 35jph to 54jph with supplier through Lean Mfg.
Managed $420M revenue buy among 18 suppliers over $50M total buy among 15 suppliers.
Identify and development new suppliers including Low Cost Country Sourcing (motion devices).
Instituted a per job costing system to identify any and all cost saving procedures.
Developed and managed $1.5M budget for Electrical/Ignition commodity program.
Negotiated over $2M in cost reduction for 2006.
Commodities - Bearings, Motors, Operators. Raw Material - Steel, Fiberglass. Plastic Systems -Buyer, Corporate Purchasing, Shelby Twp., MI 4/05 - 9/06
Managed strategic supplier relationships with a supply base of $100M among 30 suppliers.
Identified and negotiated purchasing cost reductions $1.2M for 2005, and $2.7M for 2006.
Program buyer for GM, Ford, Chrysler, Nissan, and Toyota.
Coordinated future program activities between Purchasing, Engineering, and Manufacturing.
Reduce average lead-time by 50-60%.
Improve the Request for Quote (RFQ) timing and sourcing process by 15% and 10%, respectively.
Earned 6 Sigma Black Belt.
Commodities - Bulbs, Fasteners. Raw Material - Resin. Superior Welding -Purchasing Manager, Jackson, MI 12/97 - 6/02
Created, planned and executed pull system methodologies, fixed inventory locations, and min/max inventory markers. The resulting labor and facility efficiencies let the company focus more intensely on cost-saving opportunities.
Evaluated total inbound cost characteristics vs. industry benchmark. Streamlined material flow and lean lane methodologies to eliminate redundant move and handling activities. Evaluated supplier ship points.
Achieved 15%, $2.9M at constant savings over prior years.
Commodities - Fasteners, Fittings. Raw Materials - Tubing, Steel. Education
Masters of Business (currently enrolled)
Management and Strategy Institute
Six Sigma Black Belt
University of Phoenix
Bachelor of Business
Professional Associations and Liscenses
Association of Women in the Metal Industries ATF Explosives Liscence Institute for Supply Management American Purchasing Society American Red Cross – CPR, First Aid, Blood Born Pathegans
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