New Professional Organization Attend seminars and events relevant in today's business market.
Karass Effective Negotiating Training to develop key negotiating skills Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification.
US SteelMarch 2012 to CurrentProcurement Analyst Pittsburgh, PA
Performs strategic sourcing of MRO (Maintenance, Repairs, and Operations) items for the company's North American manufacturing locations as well as supplier management of the strategic suppliers - spend $70M+ Sourcing functions include contract strategy development, issuance of contract RFQs and RFPs, supplier proposal analysis, negotiations, awards and implementations.
Responsible for all supplier performance and the on-going management of strategic supplier relationships.
Creates integrated processes among internal functions (e.g., operations, purchasing and logistics) and outside suppliers.
Support teams in conducting negotiations with financial/bid analysis and developing talent Assists in the development of the global commodity strategy and the implementation plan to leverage opportunities across sub-commodities and monitors compliance in order to capture savings.
Demonstrates execution and leadership in commodity management, strategic sourcing, portfolio management, Total Cost of Ownership, value chain analysis, supplier relationship management and implementations across the enterprise globally.
Understands the strategies, demands, and requirements of the enterprise and works to develop global commodity strategies that are consistent with short and long-term strategic plans.
Analyzes the demand side for a commodity by completing spend histories and demand forecast, by identifying current suppliers, determining procurement involvement, historical contract compliance, and demand segmentation to enable the identification of demand side opportunities.
Works collaboratively with the Procurement Services peers to prioritize opportunities and allocate resources.
Identifies near and long-term opportunities within the commodity spend portfolio through market and business intelligence and interaction with Resource Units that will add value.
Builds clear business cases/value propositions with supporting details to define the identified opportunities.
Develops cascading implementation/transition plans to execute commodity sourcing strategies.
Captures lessons learned throughout the execution of the sourcing strategy Work with team members to develop depth of procurement knowledge and skills.
November 2010 to March 2012Utility Technician Braddock, PA
Blast Furnace laborer for day to day maintenance and operations to help in steel making application.
Coke and Lime laborer assists in day to day supply of raw material to fuel the blast furnace operation.
PrimericaMay 2009 to August 2011Life Insurance Sales Agent
Obtained Pennsylvania Insurance License.
Established candidates for custom insurance packages, including life and auto insurance.
LA FitnessMay 2009 to November 2010Personal Trainer West Mifflin, PA
Created custom training programs for 100+ clients per week.
Helped retain customer base and built new client list.
California University of Pennsylvania1 2010CCACSouth Hills
Ringgold Senior High School5 2009Bachelor of Science: MarketingMarketing