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Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Results oriented Category Management Professional managing the Supply Chain Operations for organization distribution center within the oil and gas, manufacturing and technology industries. Develops and executes category and commodity strategies. Customer-focused individual, working successfully within cross-functional teams, performs well under pressure, with a strong attention to detail. Self-starter with a track record of exceeding goals and deadlines throughout career in dynamic environments, a solid background in driving continuous improvement initiatives and commitment to operational excellence.

Skills
  • Process Improvement (Kaizen)
  • Category Reviews
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic sourcing and procurement
  • Inventory control
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Data and Spend Analysis
  • Lean 6S Management
  • Cost Reduction Strategies
  • Project Management, Risk Management
  • SAP, Ariba, MS Office Suite, Project, SharePoint, Microsoft Access
Education
University of Houston - Downtown Houston, TX Expected in 12/2019 Masters of Business Administration : - GPA :
University of Houston-Downtown Houston, TX, Expected in 08/2018 Supply Chain Management Certification : - GPA :
University of Houston - Victoria Sugarland, TX, Expected in 12/2010 Bachelor’s : Health Science - GPA :
Work History
Performance Food Group - Category Manager
Florence, SC, 01/2017 - Current
  • Developed and executed spend category to support business objectives.
  • Ensures operations and logistics functions of the SW region distribution center are performed in a timely, cost-effective manner consistent with established operational goals, policies and procedures
  • Create contingency plans, working with regional operations manager, supervisors, and warehouse personnel, to mitigate risk and business interruption to maintain adaptability and ensure alignment with strategic business objectives and ensure on time delivery quality goods and services in a cost effective and timely manner
  • Develop and implements service level agreements across the region with process improvement initiatives to optimize the inventory process
  • Guides and manage purchasing function; develops policies and grant approval for procurement of goods and services
  • Assess and stay abreast of market trends and conditions, perform data analysis utilizing SAP Ariba to develop and implement sourcing and procurement strategies according to organizational objectives
  • Develop and manage supplier relationships, conduct meetings to build strong relationships, help develop strategic supplier agreements for cost reduction, quality improvement and improve delivery timelines.
Crane Co. - Procurement Specialist
Milwaukee, WI, 09/2012 - 01/2017
  • Facilitated and managed full procurement processes, lifecycle- P2P, for DC facilities in the SW Regional Area
  • Work with and lead cross functional teams across the network, to identify, develop and drive strategic programs focused on reducing overall procurement cost structure and improved supplier performance; also participating in the regional budget planning process
  • Manage a team of 5 inventory coordinators to ensure understanding of processes to meet business goals
  • Managed the inventory and developed strategies to improve availability for various complex categories utilizing analytics and partnering with suppliers on reduction and buy back strategies
  • Developed supplier score card to measure supplier delivery performance against agreed upon key performance indicators; tracked compliance and provide vendor performance reports to leadership
  • Create and issue RFI/RFQ/RFP to suppliers, and assist with evaluation of competitive bids to obtain best quality, delivery and price for goods and services
  • Led strategic meetings with suppliers and business leaders to ensure execution of defined strategies
  • Acted as the internal point of contact for supplier management and complaint resolution; conducts regular supplier meetings and implements improvement strategies with suppliers.
Bd (Becton, Dickinson And Company) - Materials Management Coordinator
Louisville, KY, 08/2010 - 09/2012
  • Category & materials management coordinator for various organizations including- United Airlines, BP, Caterpillar, Schlumberger and Lyondell Bassell
  • Coordinate and assist with supply chain projects including facilitating standardization of products strategically to optimize supply utilization
  • Responsible for purchases for the facilities as necessary, coordinated cycle counts, inventory accuracy and utilizing purchase orders and checking orders received for accuracy and completeness
  • Assisted supply chain managers with developing inventory strategies; collaborating with suppliers on product specific information, managing supplier interactions, ensuring all supplies, equipment’s are properly categorized within the operating capacity of the facilities and updating within supply chain systems as necessary
  • Acted as the internal point of contact for supplier management and complaint resolution; conducts regular supplier meetings and implements improvement strategies with suppliers
  • Prepared goods for return as appropriate and responsible for shipment of all goods from the Center
  • Other duties as assigned based on business operational needs
  • Noteworthy
  • Identified cost reduction opportunities, proactively working with sourcing in negotiating with existing supplier base reducing operational costs by 30% annually through leveraging of commodity purchase contracts resulting in an annual savings of over $300,000
  • Lead Supply chain projects including facilitating standardization of products strategically to optimize supply utilization, improving internal business processes which reduced cycle time by 2 weeks.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Houston - Downtown
  • University of Houston-Downtown
  • University of Houston - Victoria

Job Titles Held:

  • Category Manager
  • Procurement Specialist
  • Materials Management Coordinator

Degrees

  • Masters of Business Administration
  • Supply Chain Management Certification
  • Bachelor’s

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