Strong mind set to dive into projects or situations with vigor. High comprehension of supply chain strategies which allows acquired skills to be utilized to see the big picture and capitalize on deliverables that complement the business acumen objectives. Enjoy developing meaningful relationships on all levels. Detailed oriented and compassionate about taking ownership. Specialized knowledge or expertise include:
Ideas/Root Cause Problem Solving
Research and Analyze Data
Great Execution Logistics Strategies
SAP/ECC: 10+ years
Lean Six Sigma Training Project Management
Microsoft Office Suites-Excel
New Product Launches Contract Management
05/2016 to Current
Pharmaceutical AnalystCARDINAL HEALTH － Dublin, Ohio
Work with business partners including, sales representatives, credit, finance and legal to draft/execute Prime Vendor Agreements and GPO Member Certification agreements.
Utilize the Emptoris contracting system and SharePoint.
Adhere to Sox's controls.
Project initiatives and implementations.
08/2015 to 04/2016
Brand Analyst Administration
Utilized Excel, SAP/ECC and Business Objects to analyze large amounts of data, compiled intricate information and make system connections for Brand Products/Group Purchasing Organizations (GPO), like Novation and Premier.
Managed weekly GPO rosters and other GPO membership databases.
Managing memberships is a key to assuring all eligible customers to receive GPO access and pricing.
Participate in team and independent projects as requested.
12/2014 to 02/2015
Global Sourcing, Medical Segment
Short term assignment to manage through the supplier contracts/amendments and audit the paper agreements in comparison to contract system Emptoris.
Worked with Sourcing Managers to implement a process which enabled the department to streamline the contract process.
01/2010 to 02/2014
Communicated across many operational business areas to enable successful product strategies.
Participated and led cross functional project teams involving new product introductions and inventory allocations.
Worked closely with business partners including brand/product management, deployment, manufacturing plants/distribution centers and demand planning.
Developed a strong product knowledge across all brand channels (medical devices, adult and infant nutritionals).
Ownership of systematic substitutions, exclusions/inclusion listings and allocations.
Managed $150K+ backorders for North America healthcare markets.
Key accomplishments: Negotiated with a large distributor to buy-out the remaining inventory for a medical nutritional drink that was going to transition to a newer formulation.
This initiative lessened the financial impact by $90K.
Otherwise the inventory would have been donated or destroyed.
Recognized for outstanding leadership while on a project team for launching the new universal safety cap on the ready-to-hang bottles.
Managed phase out for 140 sku's.
Frequently acknowledged for project management skills while executing well-planned product transitions and having the ability to maintain financial accountability.
Proactively sought a more efficient way in SAP to process backorders which cut processing time by 50%.
01/2007 to 01/2010
Sr. Customer Service Representative/National Accounts
Provided order management for national distributor accounts totaling over $100 million in annual sales.
Developed existing account relationships, worked with business functional areas for chargeback, pricing, and contractual issues.
Analyzed data to drive process improvements.
Negotiated with a major distributor to convert six locations to truckload, resulting in over $83K in annual freight cost savings.
Successfully improved excessive tracking requests by structuring the process by changing order patterns, lead time expectancy and in-house order processing format.
Recognized many times for providing exceptional customer service.
01/1999 to 01/2007
Logistics Transportation Analyst
Responsible for coordination and shipping of 10-15 consolidation programs.
Interfaced with customer service, manufacturing plants, distribution centers and sales force to ensure on-time delivery expectations.
Ownership of pool trucks weighing at the appropriate load to maximize freight savings.
Shared responsibility of annual departmental savings of $300K involving the tendering of TL and LTL freight.
Key accomplishments: Devised a program in Excel, which allowed the department to track freight cost savings.
Exceeded exceptions multiple times for personally contributing to the annual department savings.
Awarded several times by teammates for making a positive difference to the team.
Abbott Nutrition - Purchasing Agent, Medical Devices/Packaging Materials.
01/1993 to 01/2014
01/1993 to 01/1999
01/1991 to 01/1993
Energy Marketing Services - Analyst
Bachelor's Degree: Business AdministrationBusiness Administration Cum Laude honors) (2011) - Mt. Vernon Nazarene University
Lean Six Sigma/Green Belt, (2011) - Green Belt training certificate
WLAFacilitated by Abbott Nutrition. Developed leadership skills.
Toastmasters (2009-2011) - Developed public speaking skills.
" Terri has consistently demonstrated strong problem solving and leadership skills while working to resolve product availability and customer issues - William Saas / Supply Chain Liaison - Abbott Nutrition."