Seeking a challenging and rewarding career as a Sourcing Specialist, in which I am able to fully utilize my analytical, organizational, and communication skills in order to achieve company objectives. Analytical problem solver with an acute attention for detail
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Ability to effectively and efficiently multi-task using honed organization and prioritization skills
Reliable and considerate co-worker
Microsoft Office Suite, SAP, SAP BW, Oracle Business Intelligence, Lotus Notes
Bayer HealthCareMishawaka, INBusiness Intelligence Analyst11/2013 to Current
Provide business analysis and process expertise in order to cash functional support in a customer service and logistics environment.
Serve as A-level support for end users in Consumer Care, Diabetes Care, Pharmaceuticals, and R&I divisions, each with unique business processes, challenges, and customer requirements.
Enable and empower key users to define and validate ad hoc and recurring reports that are used as management tools to measure current effectiveness and aid in decision making.
Whirlpool CorporationSt. Joseph, MIGlobal Commodity Analyst06/2013 to 11/2013
Supported procurement strategy development and execution through analysis and reporting for the Electromechanical, Wire Harness, Electronic, and Console Assembly commodity business teams (approximately $950 million North American spend) for Whirlpool Corporation's Global Strategic Sourcing organization.
Extracted, consolidated, analyzed, and presented key performance indicator data for the Strategic Components group, thereby enabling strategic decision making by Directors and Commodity Managers.
Performed raw material impact analysis to forecast material exposure due to changing price assumptions by collaborating with Financial Analysts and Commodity Managers.
Whirlpool CorporationSt. Joseph, MISourcing Specialist - NPI Planner10/2012 to 06/2013
Teamed with individuals from Engineering, Quality, and Procurement to form cross functional project teams in order to manage new model launches within the Fabric Care category.
Developed and implemented a process to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of capital spend forecasting (approximately $13 million) for supplier tooling within the Fabric Care category.
Collaborated with NPR Specialists to ensure all required documentation and samples were submitted by suppliers and sufficient to satisfy quality standards for purchased components.
FM Stone Commercial, LLCElkhart, INMarket Analyst05/2012 to 10/2012
Provided research support for the Commercial Real Estate and Appraisal business segments.
Collaborated with project team to manage and implement the transition of database software providers.
Partnered with the Commercial Real Estate Appraiser to improve productivity in creating analyses and comprehensive studies for clients.
NIBCO INCElkhart, INData Management Analyst06/2008 to 10/2011
Provided analytical support through research, data mining, analysis, and reporting to support short term and long term strategic decision making at both the corporate and plant levels Represented the Business Application Services department as a member of numerous cross functional project teams that were assembled to increase revenue through new product development, increase distribution efficiency through distribution optimization, and reduce costs through process improvements Partnered with three other members as part of the Material Master Data Team tasked with developing standard business processes, administering training and writing documentation, creating and monitoring business process flows, and assisting several departments in regards to business systems errors and questions Provided ad hoc support to eleven manufacturing plants andtwo distribution centers to support daily operations Performed testing prior to software updates and assisted with the configuration of certain new applications in order to identify potential complications in regards to daily business activities and standard processes.
Bachelor of Science:Finance5 2008University of Illinois, Champaign, Urbana ILGPA: GPA: 3.18/4.00 GPA: 3.79/4.00Finance GPA: 3.18/4.00 GPA: 3.79/4.00
Indiana Life and Health Insurance Producer License (2013)
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