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Manager Officer

Location:
Hinsdale, IL
Salary:
180,000
Posted:
July 26, 2020

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Drew Curran

Email: adevdu@r.postjobfree.com 630-***-****

**** *** ***** **** ***** Officer 1997-2004

Transformative leader, seeking leadership and growth opportunities across multiple business sectors.

Passion for building successful teams, solving customer challenges and growing revenue for the firm

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

INGREDION – MANAGER GLOBAL PROCUREMENT IT SYSTEMS – CHICAGO, IL Jan 2020 – Present

•Global responsibility for deployment and adoption of upstream and downstream Ariba / SAP Platform

•Responsible for 2020 global $9M savings target – on target to achieve

•Train global procurement leaders / teams on upstream-downstream Ariba – P2O, Sourcing, Contracting, Spend Visibility

•Daily engagement on P2O, P2P cross functional teams – provide direction and leadership for entire P2O IT team

•Responsible for reporting platform metrics and savings to SteerCo and VP of Procurement / COO

•Project management implementation of Supplier Enablement, catalog management, global system enhancements

•Develop global procurement IT blueprint in conjunction with SAP / Accenture, Infosys and internal stakeholders

SR. MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT – CHICAGO, IL 2017 - 2019

•2019 - Transformational digital Source 2 Pay procurement leader for largest candy company in the world.

•2019 - Advise and consult internal and external stakeholders on digital implementations across SAP ERP / Ariba systems

•2018 - Grow revenue and accounts with existing clients - Secure new business from our global assets and relationships

•2018 - Manage implementation of Ariba Guided Buying platform for Fortune 50 Chemical Company

• 2017 -Ariba SaaS platform delivery lead PMO office - across US, Latin America, UK & Hong Kong

• 2017 -Reporting to Operations Directors level to VP, SVP and CPO - Deploy SDLC, waterfall, agile PMO methodologies

NU WORLD FOODS- GLUTEN FREE FACILITY - NAPERVILLE, IL out of business - 2016 – 2017

SUPPLY CHAIN / SOURCING / LOGISTICS DIRECTOR

Identify sourcing strategies to increase gross margins, maximize cash flow and reduce inventory costs.

Engage the CEO, CFO and sales team daily to ensure client orders / good are available to ship.

Foster relationships with 100’s of vendors in the supply chain - negotiate pricing, globally source products.

DIGITAL / STRATEGIC PROCUREMENT SR. CONSULTANT- HINSDALE, IL 2006 – 2016

Perform analysis of big data procurement projects from Fortune 1000 companies

Create and launch online RFI, RFP, RFQ, online reverse auctions – achieving sustainable year of year savings for clients

Develop strategy content for senior management to understand complex data quickly

@NAVISTAR HEADQUARTERS 2015 to 2016

Program management for various global sourcing initiatives at Navistar headquarters.

Worked in cross-functional teams to develop global purchasing strategies and drive down costs in the entire supply chain

@ SMITHFIELD FOODS 2007 to 2016

Sourced various commodities valued at $1B dollars leveraging spend across the global supply base.

Developed global sourcing strategies with 15 Divisional Directors of procurement.

Achieved and implementing savings of $55M in 2007, $35M in 2008 and $15M in 2009.

@ DEL MONTE FOODS CORPORATE OFFICE 2006 to 2007

Developed Sourcing strategies with all Del Monte corporate buyers for $700M in annual spend.

Sourced 20 unique spend categories worth $67M achieving 10.55% in savings or $7M from historical pricing.

Trained entire US Del Monte procurement team on the Ariba software suite.

ARIBA/FREEMARKETS INC., PITTSBURGH, PA 2003 – 2006

GLOBAL SOURCING PROJECT MANAGER

Led 50 multiple-million dollar e-Sourcing projects for various Fortune 500 clients totaling $600M average savings of 12%.

LT. UNITED STATES NAVY - 2001 – 2003

NAVAL DISTRICT WASHINGTON/ANDREWS JOINT BASE - PROCUREMENT / LOGISTICS MANAGER

Managed 350,000 sq. ft. aviation spare parts warehouse in Washington, DC

Led training, scheduling and aviation spare parts requirements for 25 Aviation Supply personnel

Provided logistical support to the Pentagon and Naval District Washington’s many offices

LTJG, UNITED STATES NAVY, USS TAYLOR (FFG-50) US WARSHIP - 1998 – 2001

FINANCIAL / ACCOUNTING / PROCUREMENT OFFICER

Manager of 30 direct reports in the Procurement department, overall financial responsibility.

Provided contract management of $20 million DOD acquisitions onboard the USS Taylor FFG-50.

Managed proper pay, withholdings, and allowances of 250 pay accounts with monthly disbursements of $1M

Chased down Somali Pirates in 2000 during their second phase of the Somali Civil War

Enforced UN Sanctions on Saddam Hussein (Iraq), made CNN / international news when we helped seize Russian Oil Tanker Volkeneft-147

Helped logistically with USS Cole DDG-67 bombing survivors

EDUCATION

University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business South Bend, IN – 2018

Master of Business Administration, (MBA)

University of Georgia Athens, GA

United States Naval Officer Global Supply Chain Management School

US Navy Officer Candidate School (OCS) Pensacola, FL

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Edinboro, PA

Bachelor of Arts, International Political Affairs

Certifications

•Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), Institute of Supply Management



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