6+ years of experience in supporting pricing and negotiating contracts, reviews proposals, negotiating prices, selecting or recommending suppliers.
*6+ years of experience in compiling and analyzing data to determine the feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives while maintaining consistent quality, reliability and the ability to meet required schedules.
*6+ years of experience in supporting government proposals to include solicitation development, competitive/non-competitive sourcing strategies, bidder evaluation, proposal evaluation/negotiation and award.
*6+ years of experience in the Aerospace Industry.
MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, SAP Material Management System (Systems Applications and Products in Data Processing), NWP (Network Procurement), EPIC
Procurement Agent March 2015 to CurrentIconma, LLC The Boeing Company － Huntsville, AL
Negotiate pricing and contract terms and conditions, prepare and execute negotiated contractual documents and binding agreements; process requisitions and issues purchase orders; resolves receiving and invoicing problems.
Mitigates risks and issues and initiate supplier improvement activities and provide results for integration into contracting strategies.
Responsible for managing existing contracts and supplier relations.
Conducts source selections, negotiates and documents purchase contracts and agreements within procurement commitment authority.
Engages stakeholders to ensure that program, customer, product and in-service strategies are integrated into source selection, negotiation and contracting strategies.
Prepares and executes negotiated contractual documents and binding agreements.
Preparation of price analysis for designated actions, contract negotiations, execution, and contract administration; Assists all customers to clarify requirements, proposes sourcing options; evaluates and recommends the best sourcing solution.
Supports sourcing strategies, negotiations and documenting of contracts and agreements.
Communicates performance expectations and metrics to evaluate and monitor supplier performance.
Assist in the development of procurement solutions to best support customer requirements consistent with program and company goals and objectives.
Support senior level Procurement Agents with project management activities.
Develop understanding of supplier capacity and ensure ongoing production readiness and health and the ability to meet rate delivery requirements throughout the supply chain - includes monitoring and management of sub-tier supplier readiness and performance.
Transmits technical data and business communications.
Develop and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders and suppliers.
Work with management in scheduling of components with vendors and suppliers Expands professional development through related classes or training.
Procurement Analyst 1 February 2008 to March 2015Northrop Grumman Corporation － Huntsville, AL
Prepare solicitations or requests for proposals on a competitive or non-competitive basis, Request for Quotation (RFQ) preparation and support, supplier identification, evaluation of quotations and placement of purchase orders with accompanying documentation for COTS items and overhead charges.
Support government proposals to include solicitation development, competitive/non-competitive sourcing strategies, bidder evaluation, proposal evaluation/negotiation and award.
Propose and prepare purchase orders and experience in pricing the services, materials and/or parts.
Negotiate and coordinate additions, deletions, or modifications to agreements.
Prepare/evaluate proposals, bids and/or quotes.
Support pricing and negotiating contracts.
Review proposals, negotiate prices, select or recommend suppliers, follow up on orders placed, verify delivery, approve payment and maintain necessary records to ensure solutions are consistent with organization objectives.
Contact suppliers to ensure that materials, supplies and equipment are shipped and delivered on promised dates.
Compile and analyze data to determine the feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives while maintaining consistent quality, reliability and the ability to meet required schedules.
Conduct research and perform competitive pricing analysis.
Monitor ongoing competitive environment to ensure practices do not adversely impact company reputation or customer satisfaction.
Examine estimates of material, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness.
Monitor contract performance and assure suppliers satisfaction of contract requirements.
Confer with suppliers and analyze suppliers operations to determine factors that affect prices and determine lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability and ability to meet required schedules.
Independently demonstrate the skill and ability to perform fairly complex professional tasks and participate in determining objectives of assignments.
Administrative Assistant March 2007 to February 2008Hi-Tec Associates for Northrop Grumman Corporation － Huntsville, AL
Maintained material database for three major company contracts totaling over 2,000 line items.
Updated quotes, submitted requests for quotes, filed and organized quotes into volumes for program use, working regularly in Excel to accomplish tasks.
Processed purchase requisition into purchase orders, follows up on orders placed, verified delivery and maintained necessary records, using SAP.
Expedited orders ensuring on time or early delivery for C-RAM and CPP projects.
Collected material data, regarding price, quality and form fit from vendors (for specific materials) for master agreements.
Assisted programs directly and frequently by providing quotes and quick responses to aid in preparing complex bills of material and program buyers' guides.
Evaluated supplier responses and filed documentation to support selection of supplier.
Provided administrative/secretarial support for the department such as answering telephones, greeting visitors and resolving and referring a range of administrative problems and inquiries.
Organized and maintained files and records, in addition to preparing and editing internal and outgoing correspondences, reports and presentations.
Planned and scheduled meetings and appointments, in addition to making travel arrangements and financial reconciliation.
Administrative Assistant January 2007 to March 2007Oakwood College － Huntsville, AL
Assisted Director of English department with in daily classroom preparation, including lectures and presentations.
Scheduled student, teacher appointments.
Provided support to the English department, to include assisting with preparation and distribution of the agenda, coordinating meetings, staffing and meeting minutes.
Answered the main telephone line(s) for the English department; direct visitors to faculty and staff, within the department.
Managed activities of front desk to include maintaining and ordering office and kitchen supplies, preparing daily coffee service, distribution of monthly phone bills, preparing regular reconciliation reports for P-card expenses, monitoring office subscriptions/renewals, coordinating service for office equipment, preparing new and departing employee checklists and other tasks related to the front desk.
Account Specialist June 2006 to November 2006Oakwood College － Huntsville, AL
Established and implemented new mail code system, which reduced filing errors and increased timely delivery.
Computed amount of postage required for outgoing mail, depending on weight and classification.
Managed incoming calls for word-processing clerk.
Accurately filed and delivered mail to all company departments.
Performed accounts payable/receivable functions for student accounting expenses and revenues.
Answered telephone inquiries for the Vice President of Finance, greet visitors, open and triage mail for the VP and the departments that the office encompasses.
Organized, prepared and distributed reports, letters andother documents for the office as assigned.
Assisted with special projects as assigned.
Customer Care Representative October 2002 to January 2004West Teleservices American Express － Huntsville, AL
Involved in customer service in the digital equipment division, duties included answering customer queries, problem solving and provided detailed information on new products.
Conducted Root Cause Analysis of incoming calls to recommend changes in work flows, procedures, servicing levels, based on customer's demands to meet their needs and ensured exceptional quality service is given at all times.
Enhanced shareholder value by up selling (cross selling) products to customers on incoming calls (incentive based program).
Resolved product or service problems by clarifying the customer's complaint, determined the cause of the problem, selected and explained the best solution to solve the problem, expedited correction or adjustment, followed up to ensure resolution and provided support to the sales team, ensuring all sales and service objectives were met.
Performed all data entry using MS Excel.
Administrative Assistant August 2001 to January 2003Founders Bookstore of America － Huntsville, AL
Operated personal computer to compose and edit correspondence and memoranda from dictation, verbal direction and from knowledge of established department/division policies; prepare, transcribe, compose, type, edit and distribute agendas and minutes of meetings.
Scheduled and coordinated meetings, interviews, appointments, events and other similar activities for store manager, including coordinating travel as well as lodging arrangements.
Established, maintained and updated files, databases, records and other documents, as well as implemented a record retention system.
Administered office supply inventory; ensuring appropriate ordering of supplies.
Prepared weekly confidential sales reports for presentation to management.
Trained newly hired employees.
Bachelors of Arts : Business Management, 2005Virginia College － Huntsville, ALBusiness Management