procurement sourcing specialist resume example with 14 years of experience

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Highly effective Supply Chain professional offering over 15 years of experience in supply chain management. Proven excellence building, negotiating and managing supplier relationships to obtain favorable costs while driving continuous process improvements.

  • ERP Systems
  • Negotiations
  • Material planning
  • Supplier relationship management & development
  • Inventory coordination & control
  • Cost controls familiarity
  • Material logistics
  • Effective communication & conflict resolution
Education and Training
Piedmont Virginia Community College Charlottesville, VA Expected in 05/2016 Associate of Science : Business Administration And Management - GPA :
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. - Procurement & Sourcing Specialist
Boston, MA, 02/2019 - Current
  • Reviewed supply levels and aging inventory to forecast purchasing needs for the annual build schedule.
  • Managed vendor contract negotiation to foster optimal terms and conditions.
  • Maintained compliance with internal financial controls and protocols.
  • Expedited distribution of materials to locations.
  • Oversaw bidding processes.
  • Negotiated new and existing agreements or statements of work of greatest complexity, including requests for information or requests for proposal and reverse auction generation and facilitation.
  • Organized shipment paperwork, managed file systems and updated tracking spreadsheets using construction management software CoConstruct.
  • Settled complex new and existing agreements or statements of work, including requests for information or requests for proposals.
  • Monitored weekly, monthly and quarterly achievement goals.
  • Located and vetted vendors, established good relationships and negotiated contracts.
  • Negotiated and managed vendor contracts.
  • Organized and prioritized projects.
  • Led initiative for new purchasing protocol proposal and implementation.
Safran Group - Commodity Buyer
Walton, NY, 05/2017 - 01/2019

· Successful management of a 74M portfolio in both sheet metal & fasteners.
· Secure suppliers & ensure supplier selection is aligned with the Segment Strategy/Segment Business Plan.
· Develop & execute contractual packages & all agreements required of existing supplier base and new supplier selections to ensure fulfillment of commercial targets.
· Drive all relevant activities to deliver on Quality, Delivery, Cost, Features (QDCFTSR) targets based on material planning to meet project build schedules & forecasts.
· Monitor, identify and mitigate risks in cooperation with Supplier Quality & Delivery team to drive supplier development & mitigate potential risks with low performing suppliers.
· Kanban management of material on various product lines to meet plant requirements.
· Managed forecast to meet build schedules, new product development, & cost evolution within commodity scope of responsibility.
· Managed and negotiated material products & supplies to meet internal engineering process changes during preliminary build, project build, & production build phases.
· Perform hand-over to Aftermarket (Uptime) buyer as product life cycle is phased out of production to Aftermarket for nonrevenue parts.
· Managed specialty line builds for MACK brand from concept, testing, tooling, & prototype requirements & phases for approval into production.
· Ensure that the supplier is prepared for production, including capacity and all needed system updates with Supplier Host support when needed.

· Ensure that the supplier is prepared for production, including capacity and all needed system updates with Supplier Host support when needed.

· Ensure that the supplier is prepared for production, including capacity and all needed system updates with Supplier Host support when needed.

· Forecast cost evolution for scope of responsibility.

· Perform daily purchasing activities related to prototype, production orders, logistics and financial flows to the suppliers.

Abbott Laboratories - Supply Chain Project Manager
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 06/2014 - 04/2017
  • Fostered relationships with suppliers to develop purchasing agreements with logistics customers and reduce risks.
  • Saved money by negotiating cost-effective supplier purchases.
  • Administered sales and operations planning by forecasting demand, supply needs, purchasing and logistics requirements.
  • Directed planning and procurement of raw materials, scheduled production jobs and coordinated logistics.
  • Addressed bottlenecks early and improved strategic planning by applying theory of constraints for continuous improvement methodology.
  • Kept production quality, compliance and transportation consistent and in accordance with operational specifications.
  • Supported company's business strategy by developing and managing global supply base contributing to growth.
  • Identified and rolled out both short- and long-term supply chain plans while optimizing procedures to decrease annual expenses.
  • Reduced corporate expenses by optimizing resource allocation.
  • Implemented clear and effective planning strategies to meet supply chain needs, meet demand and optimize distribution.
  • Enhanced supply chain processes, strengthening planning procedures, organizing schedules and maintaining records.
Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems - Program Purchasing Analyst III
City, STATE, 08/2007 - 03/2014
  • Responsible for the purchase of complex integrated, development, and chart software, maritime electronics, navigation systems, radar systems, & engineering services.
  • Specialized purchasing and contract expertise for both government & commercial contracts.
  • Material planning & sourcing project lead for various contract program & project shipsets to include request for proposals & service planning for ship acceptance & harbor testing, engineering services, & software development milestones.
  • Coordinate incoming repair logistics for evaluation & repair to ensure timely project delivery dates & rotatable stocking requirements.
  • Analysis of customer requirements and planning schedule development to pursue cost reductions & maximize profit.
  • Fostered relationships with suppliers and internal customers to meet end user/customer delivery expectations & requirements.
  • Collaborated and communicated with various team members, business partners and vendors.
  • Resolved problems and managed multiple tasks using strong planning and process management abilities.
  • Identified product usage in business history and based minimum and maximum inventory levels on those needs.
  • Identified more cost-effective and faster shipping methods after researching several companies.

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School Attended

  • Piedmont Virginia Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Procurement & Sourcing Specialist
  • Commodity Buyer
  • Supply Chain Project Manager
  • Program Purchasing Analyst III


  • Associate of Science

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