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Project Management Support

Herndon, Virginia, 20170, United States
April 20, 2017

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** ***** ****** *****, ******** City, PA 15636

(724) ***-****,


University of Pittsburgh

BS Business Administration - concentration in Accounting.




SAP (Project Management Module)

Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point, Microsoft Project, Vantage.

Lotus Notes

JD Edwards


Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills with internal and external customers.


Philips Electronics Murrysville. PA March 16 to Present Part-Time Contract Position

Global Marketing Analyst

Work in the Global Clinical Marketing group at Philips Respironics. Philips is a global leader in the sleep and respiratory markets and passionate about providing solutions that lead to healthier patients, healthier practices, and healthier businesses. I am involved in all aspects of marketing domestic and international.

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)/ Pensiamo Pittsburgh, PA Jan 2016 to Present

Supply Chain Management - Category Lead

Negotiate pricing, terms and conditions and all other components of complex contracts by collaborating with various business leaders and cross-functional teams throughout the organization as well as major vendors and business partners.

Deliver savings and enhancing the competitive positions of the corporation while limiting liabilities by implementing corporate agreements for products and services.

The Bank of New York Mellon Pittsburgh, PA - Temporary Position (Contractor) Feb 2015 to Aug 2015

Global Procurement – IT Category Management – Procurement Negotiator (Level 3)

Solicit quotations, analyze proposals, negotiate pricing, terms and conditions, and delivery of highly technical and complex, high dollar value IT projects.

Worked with the Source to Pay (S2P) methodology implemented in Global Procurement.

Analyze pricing in detail to obtain cost reductions and secure cost savings in support of company objectives.

Maintain strong working relationships with the external and internal customers.

Utilize PeopleSoft for the repository of all contracts and change orders.

Ability to support IT services as new projects arise on a daily basis.

WABTEC Corporation Wilmerding, PA – Temporary Position (Contractor) July 2014 to Feb 2015

Purchasing/Shipping Department

Responsible for purchasing goods and services for freight railcars.

Negotiate pricing and delivery with vendors.

Inventory management, placing orders to ensure ongoing part availability to support production line.

Utilize production and inventory control systems via oracle.

Ability to read and interpret drawings, specifications and bills of materials.

Assign packing/shipping responsibilities to support order delivery dates.

First Energy Corporation Greensburg, PA -Temporary Position (Contractor) May 2014 to July 2014

Project Management – IT Department

Prepare budgets and forecasting for capital expenditures in the IT group.

Process invoices by evaluating forecast and accruals.

Provide assistance to Project Management with project financial planning.

Highmark Health Services Pittsburgh, PA Oct 2012 to Feb 2014 Senior Strategic Sourcing Analyst

Responsible for developing and executing senior level sourcing strategies in support of established sourcing goals to ensure on time deliveries and within budget.

Conducted high level negotiations of service type contracts in the areas of consulting, marketing, health related services, human resources and IT that support the health care industry.

Maintained effective communication between the internal business customer, procurement and the vendor.

Performed category management tasks contributing to overall category performance targets.

Built strong working relationships with business owners for category-specific strategies, evaluating category costs and risks and spend compliance goals.

Negotiated satisfactory contract terms and conditions and supported Supplier Diversity goals.

Processed requisitions to purchase orders following through payment.

Utilized PeopleSoft, Oracle/Prism for procurement input and tracking.

Curtiss-Wright EMD Cheswick, PA June 2008 to April 2012

Senior Buyer and Proposal Analyst

Initiate and review requests for proposal and develop cost of material and outside services using pricing curves and published pricing indices for labor and material.

Collaborate with Buyers to obtain vendor quotes to support bid proposals in a timely manner.

Small Business Liaison preparing Small Business Subcontracting Plans for transmittal to Government Procuring Agencies.

Track and report department cost savings achievements against bidding phase goals.

Direct involvement with the Defense Contract Audit Agency regarding proposal and award audits.

Review customer Terms and Conditions and ensure compliance.

Negotiated, placed, administered (including change notices), invoice processing and close purchase orders in excess of $10 million dollars.

Utilize the Oracle reporting system.

CW EMD United Way Chairperson 2008 and 2009.

Ansaldo STS US, f/k/a Union Switch & Signal Inc. Pittsburgh, PA June 2000 to June 2008

Senior Project Administrator

Assisted the Director of Product Development in project management of the Computer Based Train Control (CBTC) project.

Assigned and managed projects in China/France/India and also Sacramento/Washington Metro/Bombardier/Metro-North/Marta Multi-million dollar projects.

Managed project clerk and others for day to day project activities.

Responsible for the commercial aspects of the Contract/Subcontract.

Conducted internal and Customer project meetings.

Prepared and issued project correspondence, invoices, shipping paperwork.

Customer interface to resolve issues and close open actions.

Prepare Monthly Financial Project Reviews within SAP.

Monthly project reviews included all monthly project costs, forecasts (with budget coordination), accomplishments, risks and present to senior staff.

Worked with SAP reporting system.

Responsible for coordinating insurance, bonds, warranty, escrow and DBE compliance.

Bombardier f/k/a Adtranz, West Mifflin, PA Dec 1998 to June 2000

Senior Subcontract Specialist

Senior Negotiator of Subcontracts valued in excess of $50 million for People Mover Transportation Systems.

Purchased materials and services in support of specific projects.

Administered subcontracts from placement to closeout.

Responsible for all financial aspects of assigned subcontracts.

Participated in developing and implementing a New Employee Mentoring Program.

Developed communication procedure for Subcontracts/Quality Control to ensure vendor quality compliance.

Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Monroeville, PA June 1983 to Dec 1998

Contract Negotiator/Administrator

Type L Security Clearance.

Negotiated, placed and administered Prime Contracts valued at $25 million.

Conducted on-site vendor surveillance audits.

Compiled data for contract and budgetary proposals.

Conducted special investigations, audits and evaluations of related functions and prepared detailed reports/proposals of findings and recommendations.

Financial Analyst

Responsible for preparation and maintenance of various financial and operating reports.

Budget preparation, financial planning, and forecasting component procurement.

Preparation of various status/commitment reports with Management.

Consultant regarding funding related issues, directly reporting to Division Controller.

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