County of MontgomeryNorristown, PAPurchasing Buyer
Researched and purchased electric, hybrid and natural gas cars and trucks from federal alternate fuel grant.
Purchased green and energy saving products Installed Lawson accounting software, trained purchasing and user departments; Implemented Public Purchase software for online bidding, including training Developed and maintained two purchasing department websites Prepare specifications, administer, RFP,RFQ, RFI, analyze bids, recommend awards, write contracts; procure goods, services, services, construction, by competitive bidding according to state laws, statutes; liason for 33 departments, multiple campuses; process, expedite purchase orders; bid develop vendor relationships, sources, assess qualifications; make reference checks; PA CoStars, GSA, Municibid auctions; co-op contracts; use of spreadsheets, databases, Lawson accounting software; instruct staff in software, procedures; prepare contracts; negotiate leases; maintain County website list of specifications; special projects, created website, maintained vendor database, performedsourcing;provided assistance to the Director.
Managed AIG Managed Risk Service Contract program for major capital equipment.
Implemented online purchases of supplies and commodities.
IT contact person for computer matters.
Distribute, Negotiate, award large capital equipment purchases, leases; blanket purchase orders; purchase medical supply and laboratory items; process requests for bids, write Purchase Orders; sourcing, negotiate pricing, terms with vendors; large maintenance contracts; new construction purchases; bid preparation, analysis, award; managed AIG insurance risk program for equipment maintenance; hospital co-op, consortium programs; federal, state, local agency interaction, and with staff.
Computer hardware, software and service contracts; determine customer needs for sales make recommendations, find best pricing, award; negotiate contracts; warehousing, inventory control; worked with major computer resellers; arranged delivery, setup, install, service, maintenance;.
June 1978 to May 1990
Einstein Medical CenterPhiladelphia, PAMaterials Management Buyer
Implemented barcode inventory control system using notebook PC's.
Consolidated all medical and non-medical forms.
Converted to MAS90 and Enterprise accounting software.
Prepare, administer pricing requests; analyze bids, recommend awards; procure goods, services on basis of value, low price, meeting specs, vendor qualifications, laws, statutes analyze bids for actual cost; find new sources, maintain database; inventory control; state, co-op contracts; budget committees; major new construction purchasing; purchased, leased 72 copiers; negotiate, modify contracts content, terms; leases; create, expedite purchase orders; assist, instruct staff in computers, procedures;review requests, make recommendations; member, Association of Hospital Materials Management member.
Montgomery County Community CollegeBlue Bell, PADear Sirs
I am interested in your job opening for a Buyer and have enclosed my resume.
I have extensive experience in purchasing for non-profit organizations from my positions as Buyer for Montgomery County and Mercy Health Care Corporation.
I have purchased by competitive bidding a wide variety of major items including computer hardware and software, electronic equipment, vehicles, medical and pharmaceuticals, safety and emergency medical equipment, food, forms and printing and construction.
I have bid responsibility from writing through analyzing and awarding RFI, RFQ and RFP and done contracts involving leases, rentals and large purchases.
I am familiar with federal, state and local government regulations, and purchased from PA CoStars, GSA, and SPCCPB co-op contracts.
I assisted in creating the Purchasing website at Montgomery County.
I HAVE SERVED AS Purchasing liaison for multiple campuses and departments at Einstein and Montgomery County I have used automated supply chain programs, and Lawson and Public Purchase programs.
Drexel University Business AdministrationBSBusiness Administration
Temple University FinanceMBAFinance
Lawson, MAS 90 accounting software, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, other software.
Professional Societies National Institutes of Governmental Procurement - Professional Development Committee chair for Education PAPPA Chapter Certified Public Procurement Buyer (CPPB) Southeastern PA County Cooperative Purchasing Board (SPCCPB) Vice Chair and Secretary.