chief procurement office vice president of fleet resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Experienced data-driven supply chain executive with a background in industry and consulting. Proven expertise in strategic sourcing, supply chain planning, fleet management, operations, and logistics. Demonstrated success in developing and leading high-performing teams. Skilled negotiator and relationship builder with a track record of delivering significant savings and enterprise value. Adept at working with corporate boards and private equity owners on M&A diligence, post-merger integrations, synergy realization, operations improvement and turnaround management in diverse sectors including manufacturing, energy, pharmaceuticals, and industrial products & services

  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Fleet Management
  • M&A, Diligence, Integration
  • Synergy realization
  • Supply chain modelling and analytics
  • Sales & Operations Planning
  • Process Improvement
  • Dashboard and KPI Development
  • Strategic Planning
Chief Procurement Office & Vice President of Fleet, 2021 to Current
Artera Services, ,


  • Managed the strategic sourcing and procurement teams for nine businesses in North America, overseeing over $1 billion in annual spend
  • Developed and implemented procurement strategies that delivered significant cost savings, improved supplier relationships, and increased operational efficiency
  • Played a leading role in the successful integration of procurement functions for newly acquired portfolio companies, streamlining processes and achieving synergies across multiple business units
  • Created and implemented 40+ national programs using combined post-acquisition spend, resulting in an overall reduction of roughly 5% in third party costs
  • Continuously monitored and optimized program adherence to maximize savings while ensuring high-quality products and services
  • Established a new reporting platform that provided end-to-end visibility into key procurement data, KPIs, and dashboards across all businesses
  • Improved decision-making capabilities by presenting clear, concise, and actionable insights on spend cube analysis, days to pay, program adherence and savings, ESG, and other critical metrics

Fleet & Equipment:

  • Directed the corporate fleet team and worked collaboratively with local fleet teams across nine businesses, overseeing 30,000+ assets, to ensure efficient and effective fleet management and operations that aligned with organizational goals and objectives
  • Developed and implemented supply chain risk management programs that mitigated supply disruptions and ensured continuity of supply from all major fleet OEMs and dealers, minimizing risks to company operations
  • Successfully led the integration of all fleet and equipment functions with each new portfolio company acquisition, ensuring seamless integration with existing processes and systems and delivering on strategic objectives
  • Implemented telematics across all on-road vehicles and off-road equipment to establish end-to-end visibility across the fleet, driving significant improvements in fleet efficiency, utilization, and safety while enabling data-driven decision-making and reporting
  • Established a centralized asset registry and implemented a standardized utilization tracking process across nine businesses, providing a unified view of asset utilization
  • Developed and tracked formal utilization targets, resulting in right-sizing the fleet by 10% and delivering substantial cost savings while increasing operational efficiency
  • Developed an intercompany transfer process between acquired business units to reduce operating lease and fleet rentals, reducing overall costs and increasing efficiency by more than $2M annually
  • Centralized reporting for all fleet functions through corporate and developed executive dashboards to enable effective decision-making and collaboration
  • Led the deployment of cameras across the entire fleet to promote safer driving practices and limiting risk exposure, resulting in a significant improvement in driving records, reduced accidents, and reduced insurance premiums
  • Leveraged telematics and camera data to create actionable fleet safety reporting, driving significant improvements in safety and risk reduction

Inflation Modeling:

  • Designed and managed advanced financial models to track and project the impacts of high inflation, interest rate hikes, and supply chain disruptions on the company's P&L
  • Regularly evaluated and updated the models to reflect changing market conditions and business priorities
  • Collaborated closely with division presidents and CFOs to develop inflation and pricing targets, providing critical insights and analysis to inform strategic decision-making
  • Presented regular updates to the board and investors on inflation and pricing trends, including potential risks and opportunities
  • Supported commercial efforts to improve pricing by quantifying the actual impact of inflation on customers and projects
  • Provided data-driven recommendations on pricing strategies to maximize revenue while minimizing the impact of inflation on margins
Senior Director Enterprise Improvement, 2015 to 2021
AlixPartners, ,
  • Identified and delivered over $30M in operational savings for a gas compression services firm by optimizing maintenance scheduling, improving labor utilization, and restructuring business units to eliminate redundancies and increase efficiency
  • Designed and implemented an accounts receivable entitlement model for an industrial services client with 300+ branches globally, resulting in identifying $150M reduction opportunity to improve free cash flow
  • Developed and implemented a detailed operations playbook for a drilling, installation, and repair services company, improving project planning and delivery and reducing labor and asset hours by more than 10%
  • Led the development and implementation of a pricing and estimation model for a label design and printing company, allowing them to aggressively bid on projects while maintaining profitability and adding $4M in new revenue
  • Negotiated favorable freight rates with vendors and implemented a transportation management system for a branch based industrial services client, resulting in over $2M in annual savings
  • Designed a global commercial organization for a $20B global gas turbine business across six regions improving process issues and standardizing roles & responsibilities resulting in a more effective and agile team with 15% less headcount
  • Led a successful procurement initiative to integrate multiple businesses post-acquisition, leveraging combined spend to save $25M through vendor negotiations, process improvements, and strategic supplier partnerships
  • Developed and implemented an end-to-end fleet lifecycle management program for a utility maintenance and services firm, reducing the cost to operate by $20M while improving fleet performance and visibility
  • Created a commodity model to project the likely effects of price changes to the client's input costs, leading the process to update their product prices in response to manage the increased costs of raw materials, resulting in improved profitability and mitigating the impact of volatile commodity prices
  • Successfully led eight operations due diligences for various private equity investors, identifying and assessing potential synergies and risks, and developing independent diligence reports to support their M&A strategies
Management Consulting Engagement Manager, 2012 to 2015
Accenture, ,
  • Led an operating model design initiative for a large fashion & luxury company’s supply chain, resulting in $5M Opex savings
  • Led biotech company's global supply chain transformation to save $10M by optimizing inventory, distribution, & procurement processes
  • Developed pull planning & postponement process for a pharma client and their contract manufacturer, improving collaboration, reducing lead time & enhancing agility
  • Designed a global sales & operations planning process to support integrated business planning between operations, commercial and finance teams with specific focus on long range planning and new product introductions
Various Supply Chain Roles, 2005 to 2011
ETHICON, Johnson & Johnson, ,

Supply Chain Optimization Lead

  • Improved product availability while reducing inventory investment by over 10% through development of multi-echelon inventory model
  • Developed sales revenue and variability-based product segmentation methodology for medical device portfolio

North America Supply Planner

  • Managed supply planning and inventory control for all manufacturing sites across North America, ensuring optimized inventory levels and timely delivery of products to customers
  • Played a key role in leading the Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) and business planning activities for the North America manufacturing sites, fostering cross-functional collaboration and alignment for effective decision making

Capacity Planner

  • Provided weekly & daily direction to the manufacturing business unit & ensured required production levels were met
  • Led teams to develop recovery plans to resolve current customer service issues and mitigated future service risks

Distribution Supervisor

  • Managed distribution warehouse and oversaw day to day operations. Led the distribution team to ensure on time shipment target were met weekly
Education and Training
MBA: Decision Analysis , Expected in 2011 to EMORY UNIVERSITY, Goizueta Business School - Atlanta,
Bachelor of Science: Operations Management, Expected in 2005 to VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIVERSITY - Blacksburg, Virginia
Bachelor of Science: Economics, Expected in 2005 to VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIVERSIT - Tableau,
CPIM (Certified in Production And Inventory Management): , Expected in to APICS Certification - ,
: , Expected in to Advanced Data Modelling, Power Bi, Tableau - ,

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School Attended

  • EMORY UNIVERSITY, Goizueta Business School
  • APICS Certification
  • Advanced Data Modelling, Power Bi, Tableau

Job Titles Held:

  • Chief Procurement Office & Vice President of Fleet
  • Senior Director Enterprise Improvement
  • Management Consulting Engagement Manager
  • Various Supply Chain Roles


  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • CPIM (Certified in Production And Inventory Management)

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