Results-oriented, self-directed and motivated procurement / purchasing supervisor with thirteen years of experience in purchasing and contract manufacturing. Strong communication skills to maintain and grow relationships internally and externally with customer base through pro-active cost savings, multilayer management, team building and cross functional areas.
Supply Chain Management Inventory Cost Reduction
New Supplier Strategies
Customer Management / Interface
Supervise and support a staff of 5 buyers Responsible for overseeing procurement practices and supporting annual revenues of $360 million, responsible for spend of $90-120 Million annually for a specific work cell. Main supply sources in Malaysia, Singapore, China, Indonesia, Taiwan, Spain, Netherlands, Sweden, Mexico and United States. Managed special projects, Supplier Development, performed supplier audits and served as primary liaison and escalation point between customer and all procurement activities. Created internal and external customized reports and KPI metric packages. Worked closely with work cell manager, business unit manager, finance, controller and directors to improve profitability, cost, forecast development and accuracy.
Packaging supply chain specialist responsible for $20 million quarter spend. Effective with scheduling, cost analysis, project management and supplier contract negotiations. Implemented cost savings of $340K per year with a pallet elimination project plan and developed Reduce, Re-use and Recycle “Green” recycling program for the entire plant.
Managed and directed all areas of operations for two separate branches in Richmond and Farmville. Managed staff of 36 employees including sales force, customer service, field technicians, warehouse and billing department. Responsible for sales revenue within managed contracts,marketing missions and expanding customer base, monitored compliance of major vendor programs and maximizing cost savings.
Provided solutions for customers using commercial printing materials through outside cold calling and phone sales. Created new business opportunities. Introduced new printing and sales procedures for forms management and document control which increased personal and company client base and client relationship selling techniques.
Consultant for a large business forms manufacturer and commercial printing company providing turnkey solutions and quality service to high-end large corporations. Assisted clients in reaching target markets more efficiently by retrieving market data faster, reducing the cost of materials, understanding large complex sales cycles and suggesting alternative solutions and implementing programs that would benefit the customers' bottom line. Worked closely with clients to design custom forms, custom commercial projects and digital printing to enhance customers' presence in the market. Provided turnkey solutions in statement mailings for the banking industry, which helped speed up the statement processing and provided sales presentations individually and as a team to grow customer and company clients.
Total Quality Management Training (TQM) - Personal
Getting Tings Done (David Allen Company) - Personal
Breakthrough Thinking (International Group Inc) - Jabil
Leadership Principle, Development Dimension Training - Jabil
Negotiating for the Industry - Jabil
Supplier Management - Jabil
How to Stay out of Court training - Jabil
Lean, Root Cause, and Kaizen training - Jabil
Document Management Industries of America (DMIA)
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