CONTRACT MANAGER/PURCHASING & SALESJan 1998 - Jan 2010 Mil-Base Industries, IncNew Cumberland, PA
Contract Manager effective in leading and directing the procurement of Items necessary for the Department of Defense.
Reviewed incoming orders and negotiated necessary contractual changes, purchased all necessary parts, raw materials and processes (heat treatment, non-destructive and destructive testing and finishing (i.e.: zinc or cadmium electro-deposit, galvanizing, etc) Interpreted military packaging codes prior to purchase.
Monitored projects inception to launch.
More than  years of experience.
HIGHLIGHTS Downloaded contracts from the Department of Defense (DOD) and various other defense related private companies, reviewed to ascertain that terms & conditions were as offered, negotiated necessary changes with the contracting officer, or corporate buyer.
Downloaded drawings and specifications, prepared Bills of Material, sent RFQs to various vendors & issued purchase orders for all items and services necessary for manufacture.
Prepared Invoices, (Material Inspection Receiving Report Form DD:250) or same via Defense Finance Accounting System's Wide Area Workflow, prepared shipping documentation and made arrangements for pick up of freight.
Downloaded RFQs, RFP's, & IFB's, prepared & submitted them via the DOD's web-based Business Services Module (BSM), Naval Inventory Control Point (NAVICP) Website & other Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) related websites and also submitted offers per instructions from various commercial clients.
All bidding processes were the same as Purchasing except there was no actual procurement.
ACCOMPLISHMENTS While a member of the Contract Management/Purchasing Team, Mil-Base Industries, Inc.
was awarded five "Contractor Best Value Awards for "On Time" delivery and "Excellent" product quality through Defense Supply Center Richmond.
This award encompassed all Defense Logistics Agency Contracts held by Mil-Base Industries.
I was laid off in January, 2010 prior to a surgery related to breast cancer.
I then cared for my husband who became ill with a debilitating condition during my recovery.
Since trying to re-enter the workforce, I have had difficulty finding a position in my field because most of these types of positions now require degrees.
I learned from the ground - up." Reviewed project deliverables and monitored status of tasks.
Monitored costs, timescales and resources.
Served as point of contact for project scheduling and changes.
Downloaded Contracts from the DOD & other defense related web sites & from private companies, reviewed to ascertain that terms & conditions were as offered, negotiated necessary changes with the contracting officer, or corporate buyer.
Downloaded Drawings and Specifications, prepared Bills of Material, sent RFQ's to Various Vendors & Prepared PO's for all items and services necessary for manufacture.
Prepared Invoices, (DD:250's) and because of wide changes in government prepared billing & shipping documents via DFAS Wide Area Workflow.
Prepared shipping Documentation for UPS and FedEx and made arrangements for pick up of freight, normally, LTL and Truckloads.
RECEPTIONIST/SECRETARY Mil-Base Industries Inc
Performed all secretarial duties, using Microsoft Office Programs for preparation of letters & reports, typed PO's and also created them using Caere (a purchase order program), answered and screened incoming calls, and inventoried office supplies for submission of needs to the VP for ordering.
PURCHASING AGENT Presco International, IncNew Cumberland, PA
Reviewed new contracts as assigned, interpreted Specifications, drawings and prepared a bill of material for purchase of items and services necessary for manufacture.
Reviewed and requested quotations from vendors for all materials and placed orders with lowest bidder who met delivery criteria, pricing and capability to meet all specified requirements.
Corresponded with Procurinq and Administrative Contracting Officers to negotiate delivery or other changes when necessary.
High School Diploma: Biology, Chemistry, Latin, Algebra, GeometryMiddletown Area High SchoolMiddletown, PA Biology, Chemistry, Latin, Algebra, Geometry
TOTAL PURCHASING EXPERIENCE CASTINGS Investment Sand Die Cast 2- FORGINGS Open Die Closed Die STAMPINGS CHAIN AND CHAIN ASSEMBLIES WIRE FORMS LIFTING SLINGS OF: Wire Rope Polypropylene Nylon Chain MARINE HARDWARE Shackles Turnbuckles Thimbles Various Types of Hooks Many Others METAL GOODS (Various Grades and Types) Carbon Steel Stainless Steel Alloy Steel HY Series Steel Aluminum Brass Copper HEAT TREATMENT RADIOGRAPHIC REQUIREMENTS PENETRANT INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS TESTING REQUIREMENTS (Destructive and Non-Destructive) 3- FINISH REQUIREMENTS Zinc & Cadmium Electrodeposits Galvanizing Anodizing MILITARY AND COMMERCIAL PACKAGING
SPECIAL SKILLS / ACCOMPLISHMENTS / INTERESTS Graduated 10th from High School Class. Studied flute and piccolo, participated in Marching Band, Concert Band and was honored by being chosen for District Concert Band. Participated in High School Chorus. Participated in the musical "Oliver." CIVIC ACTIVITIES Volunteered with "Steelton Borough Community Cats," a Trap, Neuter/Spay Release program for feral cats. 4-