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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Results-focused Procurement professional with strength in Management of ERP/MRP systems and Production. Proactive leader with strengths in communication and collaboration. Proficient in leveraging Negotiations and materials knowledge to promote on time delivery on budget. Adept at managing concurrent objectives to promote efficiency and influence positive outcomes.

Skills
  • Vendor invoicing
  • Price negotiations
  • Program coordination
  • Supplier relations
  • Policy improvements
  • Inventory coordination
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Distribution experience
  • Resourcefulness
  • Quality assurance standards
  • ERP Systems
  • Purchase orders
  • Forecasting
  • Cost controls familiarity
  • Bid process management
  • Pricing structures
  • Logistics coordination
Experience
Purchasing Materials Manager, 06/2016 to Current
Engility Corporation Quantico, VA,
  • ISO Implementation and Certification for compliance document control
  • Controlled Large OEM compliance - NDA's, material agreements, stocking agreements, full load freight buys, military spec, and aerospace specs.
  • Global Strategic Sourcing - Including China, Taiwan, India, Japan, Germany, Canada, Untied Kingdom, and Denmark
  • First employee sent to China and Canada to negotiate partnership
  • Silicone market negotiations for shortages of silica – worked with new vendor and moved 80 part numbers from one vendor to another that included PPAP, First Article, Spec requirement for multiple customers - Cost savings of $120k in 2017, $200k in 2018, $325K 2019, $275 in 2020, and $125K YTD 2021.
  • Created and implemented Defective Material Return Process
  • Created and implemented effective Material Change Order Process
  • Coordinated purchasing for raw materials needed in Distribution and Flexible material manufacturing.
  • Managed inventory levels and related documentation with Infor SX and produced regular reports of activities.
  • Established performance measures for vendors and tracked activities to verify continued conformance with standards and contract terms.
  • Created Supplier Performance Review process that monitored weekly, monthly and quarterly achievement goals.
  • Organized and prioritized projects.
  • Maintained compliance with internal financial controls and protocols.
  • Created DMR process and data collection for quality reference.
  • Expedited distribution of materials to locations.
  • Expeditiously and effectively resolved purchasing claim issues internally and externally.
  • Assembled and prepared NPD purchase order contract folder with all related documentation.
  • Reviewed supply levels and aging inventory to forecast purchasing needs monthly. Reduced inventory by $1M in 2019 and 2020
  • 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.
  • Collaborated daily through various purchasing, warehousing and leadership roles.
  • Organized shipment paperwork, managed file systems and updated tracking spreadsheets using Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Sourced hard to find materials and 2nd sourced for backup.
  • Formulated and implemented annual purchasing plans and contracts, covering OEM, import, ingredients, materials and equipment.
  • Settled complex new and existing agreements or statements of work, including requests for information or requests for proposals.
  • Improved warehousing and inventory management operations, including optimal scheduling and organization of more than $50M worth of raw materials, distribution items, and finished goods.
  • Established cross-functional team that exceeded benchmarked order management metrics and reduced average purchasing cycle times time year-over-year.
  • Managed yearly budget in excess of $120Mcovering all company purchasing needs.
  • Led initiative on Super User Team for new purchasing protocol proposal and implementation moving from GUI to WebUI systems.
  • Saved over $2M in1 year through comprehensive analysis, identification and targeting of critical procurement issues.
Project Manager, 03/2015 to 06/2016
Ghd Pittsburgh, PA,
  • Handled continuous project monitoring and management, including developing forecasts, tracking expenses and approving payments.
  • Built strong community relations with subcontractors and vendors to optimize cost savings and complete timely preconstruction.
  • Forecasted, scheduled and monitored project timelines, personnel performance and cost efficiency.
  • Capital Equipment Procurement and negotiations
  • Review, investigate, and Implemented ERP software system goals.
  • New product Development, sourcing, Project managmenet, BOM/method creation.
  • project review for Employee training and retention.
  • creating new processes for productivity and inventory accuracy with VMI, DMI, MRO, and JIT
  • Quality Plan layout with step by step processes
  • ISO Auditor Team Member - Internal Auditor
  • Strategic planning of 5s initiatives, warehouse reorganization, and continuous improvement to sustain cash flow
  • Smart part numbering creating and implementation
  • advised and implemented a pristine system upgrade
  • Created project plans with established timelines for integral phases, assigned to appropriate teams, managed workflow and achieved RFP submissions and completion deadlines on or before schedule.
  • Made changes to project scope and cost and implemented most effective change management processes to keep project up-to-date.
  • Led subcontractor meetings to convey project requirements, scope, milestones and regulatory compliance.
  • Enhanced development and drove continuous improvement of project delivery process by providing strong program leadership.
  • Completed full-scale project plans, including overseeing engineering activities and design processes.
  • Presided over subcontractor kickoff meetings to review project requirements, schedules and compliance.
  • Modified and reconstructed project plans to better align with organizational objectives.
  • Monitored internal financial budgets to measure against projections.
  • Maximized cost-effectiveness of projects through value engineering processes to assess methods, materials and means.
  • Utilized project schematics, drawings and specifications to complete detailed and highly accurate take-offs.
  • Assessed project risks and devised mitigation actions encompassing close attention to contracts and service level agreements by subcontractors and vendors, external dependencies and potential roadblocks.
  • Maintained vital business function throughout unexpected events and managed disaster recovery.
  • Mitigated regulatory risks by increasing [Program] guideline compliance through clarification of policies and procedures with other departments.
  • Communicated with clients to convey deadlines, scope of work and potential challenges throughout project timeline.
  • Managed entire project life cycle from initial concept through final delivery.
  • Managed building and system start-up to achieve project goals, specifications and contract requirements.
  • Supported client companies in maximizing strengths, overcoming weaknesses and developing new processes.
  • Trained project management leadership at [Number] companies to productively and profitably lead project management function.
  • Coached project management teams on recognizing and minimizing risks, using key actual projects as examples.
Senior Procurement Specialist, 04/2014 to 03/2015
Altra Holdings, Inc. Erie, PA,
  • Developed processes and facilitated training for tactical buyers to increase efficiency.
  • Sourced and vetted potential suppliers to provide quality goods on consistent schedules.
  • Developed and executed long-term supply strategy based on sound cost modeling and supplier assessments.
  • Conducted regular make or buy analyses to determine most cost-effective method for obtaining necessary materials.
  • Collaborated cross-functionally to correct supplier nonconformance issues and improve process capabilities.
  • Managed continuous improvement strategies by employing Lean approaches.
  • Applied well-developed communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills to build effective working relationships with vendors and partners.
  • Entered order details into system and inputted updates accordingly using Epicor.
  • Added new vendors and products into system and keyed in special shipping codes when needed.
  • Identified new vendors by conducting adequate research and obtained better pricing, reducing supply chain costs by 15% in one year.
  • Decreased spending, locating new suppliers by networking at industry markets, purchasing and designing cost-effective products and reviewing samples.
  • Maximized inventory turns, product sales and company profits by recommending promotions, pricing adjustments and optimal inventory levels to buying team.
  • Leveraged current and emerging industry trends, analyzed competitive market/sales analysis and discovered competitive best practices to develop business strategies and product assortments.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
Buyer Planner, 02/2010 to 04/2014
Accor Hotels Santa Monica, CA,
  • Worked closely with managers to plan special buys.
  • Researched competitors and sourced new vendors.
  • Documented purchasing activities, inventory reports and department records.
  • Negotiated favorable contracts and determined lowest possible cost, factoring in quality and reliability, by analyzing data.
  • Analyzed sales trends to maximize sales potential.
  • Tracked and approved procurement plans and inventory levels.
  • Performed detailed reviewed of high and low-performing products.
  • Assessed trends and inventory usage to provide maximum product coverage for different time frames.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to meet customer requirements and market demands.
  • Assessed changes and determined proper courses of action by collaborating with suppliers.
  • Led sourcing projects to maintain on-time delivery of purchased materials.
  • Built competitive bidding environment with broad range of suppliers.
  • Recommended optimal suppliers after qualifying vendors and evaluating proposals.
  • Assisted managers in developing promotions to move existing stock.
  • Oversaw purchasing department by supervising staff and training new employees.
  • Verified receipt of items by comparing items ordered to items received.
  • Reviewed and organized records of items that were purchased and any costs relating to purchases.
  • Negotiated with vendors and suppliers and administered contracts.
  • Implementation of new Epicor MRP System 2011 - Super user member
  • $4.5M inventory reduction Project 2011
  • Creation of Kanban, VMI, and DMI inventory
  • cost Savings in 2012 $1M
  • Project Titan cost reduction in 2013 $1.7M
  • Vendor auto ship creation for JIT delivery
  • Proud member of the Ideation Team which includes new products, customer satisfaction, OEM directive along with Consumer Purchase using internal process flow
NPD Materials Buyer, 09/2007 to 04/2009
Riviva, Inc. City, STATE,
  • Negotiated prices, discount terms and transportation arrangements with suppliers.
  • Examined, selected, ordered and purchased merchandise consistent with specification requirements and other factors such as environmental soundness.
  • Sourced new vendors and suppliers to boost product offerings and increase profit margins
  • Obtained information about customer needs and preferences by conferring with sales or purchasing personnel.
  • Assisted with staff development by implementing effective, hands-on training programs for new employees, maximizing performance and engagement from day one.
  • Communicated closely with stakeholders, including vendors and merchants, helping to secure well-timed [Type] deliveries.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Actively participated in lean manufacturing activities including kaizen, pull systems, problem solving, and 5s.
  • Championed new product launch project using MS Project guidelines
Director of Purchasing, 12/2004 to 09/2007
Kingsley Coach City, STATE,
  • Cultivated new vendor relationships using dynamic communication and negotiation skills.
  • Created and maintained appropriate inventory levels to meet personnel and corporate needs.
  • Facilitated efficient purchasing and resource availability through monitoring and oversight of all company inventory.
  • Selected and negotiated contracts with supply vendors to obtain top-notch pricing on materials and items.
  • Negotiated contracts with outside providers to minimize costs to company and customers.
  • Customer Capital Purchase and supply chain negotiations
  • launch and managed parts inventory programs and reports for 1430SKU's
  • Produced 17 new vendor relationships to reduce 13% lower costs and JIT deliveries
  • Developed measures on Access data base to monitor PO's, BOM, and daily cost forecasts
  • Blue print review, oversee construction, change orders, job shop organization
  • Promoted from Purchasing Assistant to Purchasing Director after 3 months of employment
  • Evaluated staff performance against expectations.
  • Led department meetings to build team cohesiveness and coordinate projects
  • Established training programs.
  • Recruited and interviewed highly qualified candidates to fill vacancies.
  • Implemented robust inspection policies to check quality of all incoming products.
  • Assessed procedures and processes, implementing improvements to reduce waste and slash material costs.
  • Mentored talented team of 18 production workers through extensive training, consistent feedback and moral boost.
Sr. Processor /Underwriter, 11/1996 to 12/2004
Norwest Mortgage City, STATE,
  • Analyzed capacity, credit, cash and collateral to determine loan approval, counteroffer or denial.
  • Processed, underwrote, and closed loans for the top two Loan Officers, processing 100 files per month.
  • Awarded service excellence twice.
Project Manager /Materials Manager, 02/1984 to 11/1996
Leroy & Sons Home Builders City, STATE,
  • Handled continuous project monitoring and management, including developing forecasts, tracking expenses and approving payments.
  • Brought projects in on-time and in accordance with budget and quality standards.
  • Built strong community relations with subcontractors and vendors to optimize cost savings and complete timely preconstruction.
  • Forecasted, scheduled and monitored project timelines, personnel performance and cost efficiency.
  • Made changes to project scope and cost and implemented most effective change management processes to keep project up-to-date.
  • Led subcontractor meetings to convey project requirements, scope, milestones and regulatory compliance.
  • Completed full-scale project plans, including overseeing engineering activities and design processes.
  • Presided over subcontractor kickoff meetings to review project requirements, schedules and compliance.
  • Modified and reconstructed project plans to better align with organizational objectives.
  • Monitored internal financial budgets to measure against projections.
  • Maximized cost-effectiveness of projects through value engineering processes to assess methods, materials and means.
  • Utilized project schematics, drawings and specifications to complete detailed and highly accurate take-offs.
  • Assessed project risks and devised mitigation actions encompassing close attention to contracts and service level agreements by subcontractors and vendors, external dependencies and potential roadblocks.
  • Coordinated complex contract administration, including defining project milestones and developing budget.
  • Maintained vital business function throughout unexpected events and managed disaster recovery.
  • Applied extensive expertise in System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies and Agile project management techniques to manage multiple project teams.
  • Communicated with clients to convey deadlines, scope of work and potential challenges throughout project timeline.
  • Managed entire project life cycle from initial concept through final delivery.
  • Set project schedules and oversaw milestones for duration of project.
  • Developed processes to enable consistent on-time deliverables to customers per timelines established in contract.
  • Managed building and system start-up to achieve project goals, specifications and contract requirements.
  • Established project budgets and tracked expenditures.
  • Utilized forward-thinking approach for uncovering and solving stakeholder concerns and project issues.
  • Converted existing business objectives into specific measurable, time-based goals and realistic action plans.
  • Supported client companies in maximizing strengths, overcoming weaknesses and developing new processes.
  • Demonstrated and taught how to close out major, challenging projects without alienating customers or losing money on projects.
Education and Training
Basics of Supply Chain Management Certification: Supply Chain, Expected in 11/2008
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Ramsey Community College - Coon Rapids, MN,
GPA:
BBA: Business Management, Expected in 06/2016
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Charter University - ,
GPA:

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School Attended
  • Ramsey Community College
  • Charter University
Job Titles Held:
  • Purchasing Materials Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Senior Procurement Specialist
  • Buyer Planner
  • NPD Materials Buyer
  • Director of Purchasing
  • Sr. Processor /Underwriter
  • Project Manager /Materials Manager
Degrees
  • Basics of Supply Chain Management Certification
  • BBA