Contract Analyst resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Veteran Sourcing Specialist adept at working with management to improve sourcing procedures and quality of available items. Well-versed in best needs and practices, with expertise in vendor relations, contract negotiation and price structuring. Adept at blending personnel wishes and morale with companies' business goals. Avid provider of consistent regulatory compliance through careful oversight and hands-on incident intervention. Excels in budget review with respect to market trend and cost bench-marking.

  • Lean methodologies
  • Strategic sourcing
  • Cost modeling
  • Project management
  • Contract development
  • Statistical data analysis
  • Negotiation
  • Supplier evaluation
  • Economic analysis
  • Process improvement
  • Spends forecasting
  • ROI analysis
  • Inventory management skills
  • Working collaboratively
  • Documentation requirements
Contract Analyst, 06/2019 to Current
CdwLincoln, NE,
  • Negotiated contract terms, payment structures, and reimbursement with other parties.
  • Ensured that contract terms comply with legal requirements and policies.
  • Provided strategic advice and high-level programmatic direction on proposal evaluation, source selection, negotiation, file documentation, complex subcontract administration, and subcontract closeout.
  • Established and maintained collaborative relationships with cross-functional organizations to support and meet mutual Laboratory goals.
  • Established, maintained, and implemented cost-effective business practices that are in compliance with applicable DOE/NNSA, federal, and state regulations.
  • Authorized awards of subcontracts based on delegated signature requirements.
  • Received and reviewed department supply requisitions and placed appropriate orders based on need and available funds.
  • Negotiated preferred terms and conditions for company to achieve significant savings.
  • Decreased sourcing costs through negotiation and demand management.
Lead Buyer, 01/2019 to 06/2019
National GridNorth Andover, MA,
  • Provided direct and indirect material sourcing support for the production of the HIQ OR Integration System.
  • Responsible for maintaining supply and inventory levels for PCBA's, monitors, cable assemblies, fabricated sheet metal products, electronic components and assemblies, wiring, power supplies, printed materials, and packaging.
  • Managed quality, delivery, pricing and cost issues with both direct materials suppliers and contract manufacturers.
  • Participated as team member for ongoing lean continuous improvement projects.
  • Supply chain team member of Kaizen event that successfully validated cost effectiveness of converting from in house component management to full turnkey contract outsourcing for new product launch.
  • Supply chain team member of Kaizen event that analyzed and more efficiently restructured the process driving production scheduling and work order creation from customer demand.
  • Analyzed buying trends at each store location to identify appropriate mix of inventory items for top-tier sales.
  • Sourced new vendors and suppliers to boost product offerings and increase profit margins at each store location.
Strategic Sourcing Analyst, 09/2002 to 07/2018
Illinois Tool WorksMount Airy, MD,
  • Managed the Strategic Sourcing departments supply, service and capital contracts from implementation spend tracking to renewal management.
  • Completed financial reviews of negotiation strategies and worked with various departments to analyze, develop, and help implement the outsourcing of subassemblies.
  • Developed and implemented inventory reduction programs.
  • Team leader for global sourcing programs.
  • Participated in supplier audits and worked with Buyers and Suppliers on supply contracts.
  • Developed and drove department cost savings strategies, training, specifications and work instructions, and crisis resolution.
  • Guided Buyers on day to day purchasing negotiations and supply decisions.
  • Developed successful supplier rating and recognition program.
  • Negotiated manufacturing supply agreements with key suppliers resulting in over $600k in annual savings.
  • Assisted in sourcing and qualifying a new supplier for key component resulting in $300k annual savings.
  • Managed a Global Sourcing program team with members from corporate headquarters in Germany that reduced annual spend for two commodities by $23k.
  • Assisted Advanced Engineering in negotiating a development and supply contract for board assembly resulting in $262k savings over 3 years.
  • Implemented a point of use program for supplier parts deliveries direct to manufacturing line resulting in a $100k reduction in inventory and an annual reduction in material handling labor of 390 hours.
  • Supply chain project lead on lean Kaizen events which resulted in successful implementation of Kanban supermarkets on time for two product lines.
  • Sourced representative for new product introduction teams developed cost models and sourcing implementation plans with Program Managers.
  • Supported Facilities Department with negotiation, assess total cost analysis of multiple bids, system evaluation and providing of commercial insight to regarding ROI and NPV, Projects included new overhead solar based lighting system for building, fire and burglary commercial monitoring and inspection agreement, phone switching project, exterior paint and carpet installations, external solar panel retrofit.
  • Managed the RFQ and interview process for trade show management bid for Marketing Communications Department.
  • Reduced average on hand inventory on one targeted part from $277K to $64K.
Senior Financial Analyst, 02/2000 to 07/2001
Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.Buffalo, NY,
  • Responsible for inventory tracking/management and annual $1 billion plus spends forecasts.
  • Developed and implemented statistical based Excel life cycle models to reduce silicon inventory levels by over 50%.
  • Created should cost models for silicon and other fabrication materials to assist in pricing negotiations to yield over $50 million in annual savings.
  • Created ROI analysis' that drove the correct decisions in supplier buyout scenarios and internal manufacturing of supplier materials.
  • Awarded Materials Finance Divisional Recognition Award for participation in a team that developed a macroeconomic indicators market trend framework for purchasing managers to use as a contract negotiations resource.
  • Managed corporate budgeting for annual and quarterly forecasts and used benchmarking to create financial models.
  • Improved revenue stream by identifying new areas for growth and development.
  • Analyzed financial data to identify financial trends, patterns and strategy and compiled information into reports.
Education and Training
MBA: Finance, Expected in 2002
Santa Clara University - Santa Clara, CA
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration, Expected in 1988
San Jose State University - San Jose, CA

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  • Santa Clara University
  • San Jose State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Contract Analyst
  • Lead Buyer
  • Strategic Sourcing Analyst
  • Senior Financial Analyst


  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Science

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