Last active: 12/03/2014
*Built, trained and mentored a high performing team of procurement professionals.
*Created a strategic organizational and staffing model to ensure effective organizational performance and customer satisfaction
*Routinely provide performance feedback while identifying current training gaps and future training needs
*Developed plans to address department skill shortages and gaps
*Strived for consistency performance as a barometer of quality performance
*Identified and executed sourcing plans to meet cost saving targets in each spend category that yielded measurable year-over-year reduction in cost of purchased goods and services. Some examples include:
*$14 Million - Corporate savings on new MRP system
*$3 Million - Personnel savings due to authoring new procurement procedures which reduced workload without increasing head count
*Monitored, analyzed, and assessed pricing and delivery costs of purchased commodities and services for impacts on the business unit spend and sourcing strategies. Some examples include:
*$56 Million - Negotiated non-recurring on a single PO line item
*$15 Million - Engineering project to substitute parts count
*$4.9 Million - Program savings due to parts reduction in major assembly
*$33,000 per unit negotiated recurring savings
*Participated in fiscal planning and goal setting for the Company linking strategic plans to the Company vision and prioritizing Company-wide efforts to implement strategies.
*Worked in conjunction with senior Company executives and other disciplines, including engineering, quality and accounting, to implement cost-management initiatives with procurement and communicated these initiatives enterprise-wide. Other achievements include:
*Participated in quality audits.
*Aided in developing a system to rate supplier performance based on measurable parameters including quality performance, delivery performance, ability to control expenditures, supplier-management contribution to reduce manufacturing costs).
*Nominated the Supplier of the and Small Business of the Year, Western Region
*Advocated cultural change and lead senior Company executives thinking in procurement best practice trends, bench-marking efforts, and process improvement implementation.
*Developed, implemented, and enforced procurement policies and managed critical issues arising from procurement initiatives. Some examples include:
*Interaction with internal auditors including Procurement Audit Review (PAR), Government Audits, Quality Audits, on procurement matters.
*Electronic documentation, eliminating excess paper usage and storage space
*Deployed process solutions to accomplish departmental goals and measured adherence to these systems and processes for compliance.
*Developed a framework for evaluating supplier performance and compliance with contract terms. Some examples include:
*Quality acceptance rating
*Delivery performance rating
*Monitoring and achieving award goals to small business, woman owned business, minority owned business
*Price review and control of supplier/subcontractor spend
*Design review for compliance and partner cost reduction