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Procurement Specialist

Boston, Massachusetts, 02134, United States
March 24, 2011

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Timothy Kitt


●Focused goal of securing permanent Senior Level Procurement Operations related position with established, forward thinking company. ●Skilled Procurement and Materials Management Professional. ● Expertise in Strategic global procurement with Immediate Impact. ● Proficient in Oracle, Ariba, Xing, Excel, Microsoft Office Suite, Business Contracts, and skillful Negotiating. ● Comprehensive analytical acumen in Global and Indirect Purchasing. ● Established reputation for exceeding internal client’s requirements while cementing solid long term relationships with suppliers. ● Proven effective teacher and team builder.


CVS Caremark (Woonsocket, RI) 2010


• Established synergy of cost savings by demonstrating various previously acquired methods

• Developed & executed sourcing process improvement to maximize effectiveness and efficiency

• Assisted in analysis and scoring of supplier responses to RFI / RFQ

• Reviewed and created contracts via Ariba for the Drugstore Chain / PBM (#18 on Fortune 500 list)

National Grid (Waltham, MA)

SENIOR PURCHASER (Contractor) 2006-2009

• Governed tactical supply line contracts for the # 2 utility corporation in the United States

• Cradle to Grave purchasing Safety, IT, Security Fleet, Office Supplies, Copier, Forms Management

• Strategic expertise utilizing Oracle platform in supervision of $40M-$50M in indirect Global spending

• Traveled extensively to off site locations in New England for direct supplier negotiations, selections

• Cost savings proficiency validated amongst various commodity categories

• Consistently met or exceeded internal stakeholder, customer demands and expectations

• Successfully performed $5,000,000 bid analysis and contract awarding on-line via Ariba and Xing systems

Franciscan Hospital for Children, Brighton, MA 2000-2005


• Analyzed data elements within the Sourcing system, including overall spend / savings metrics

• Negotiated pricing, delivery, and awarding of crucial hospital capital contracts

• Administered iProcurement ordering systems to purchase full spectrum of products

• Controlled Purchasing, Receiving, Mailroom, Inventory Tracking, C.S.R. departments, functions / systems

• Established, implemented significant $750,000+ hospital-wide cost reduction savings annually

Bardon Trimount, Saugus, MA 1998-1999


• Chief Negotiator, Analyst with suppliers pertaining to MRO pricing, product quality, and delivery dates

• Resolved purchasing, billing-related concerns for over 16 diverse company locations via online system

• Managed the creation, execution, monitoring and evaluation of sourcing events

• Proactively instructed operations department and field personnel in $12,000,000 procurement budget


Certificate – Microsoft Office Applications COMPUTER LEARNING CENTER Malden, MA

Associates Degree – Business Management BOSTON JOBS ACADEMY Boston, MA

Certificate – Purchasing Management Program KEYE PRODUCTIVITY CENTER Boston, MA

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