Highly motivated, well-experienced Manager / Supervisor to secure a position with your organization, adept at medium to large-sized businesses or government entities, utilizing my extensive skills, education, and experience, including proficiencies with purchasing, procurement, and contract management Over 15 years' experience in various managerial roles overseeing all phases of purchasing and facilities management, designing, developing, and controlling budgets up to $103M in hospital, and public school districts Over 15 years' experience in all phases of workforce development, supervising up to 40 employees in private and union environments, including interviewing, hiring, training, monitoring all work progress and employee/vendor interactions, conducting performance evaluations and annual reviews, implementing disciplinary measures, and terminations Experienced researching, coordinating, and rectifying budget procedures (from previous management staff omissions) into full compliance with State and Federal regulations, averting pending fines up to $500K Experienced coordinating and scheduling all logistics for transport of nursing home equipment, furniture, and supplies of a 700-bed facility with consolidation to a new 500-bed location, in less than 4 months Strong leadership, communications, and problem-solving skills, resolving customers' and suppliers' issues to the mutual satisfaction with all concerned Multi-tasks effectively and completes all projects/assignments on-time or ahead of schedule Experienced using computers, Windows, MS Office, proprietary software, Internet research, and email Works well independently or collaboratively in a team environment
Employee training and development
Oversaw implementation of new phone system which resulted in more cost-effective service.
Investigated and analyzed client complaints to identify and resolve issues.
Successfully trained staff in all office systems and databases, policies and procedures while focusing on minimizing errors and generating superior results.
Liaised with HR department to establish employee benefits, training, payroll and termination procedures.
Purchasing Supervisor November 2011 to December 2013Erie County Medical Center - Buffalo, New York
Directed and coordinated all aspects of the purchasing process for a 300-bed hospital, major trauma center, employing up to 1,800 employees, securing competitive pricing on equipment, supplies, specialty medical accessories, and various vendor services with projects up to $103M (new, 5-story, 390-bed nursing home at ECMC campus) Managed and supervised a department staff of 5 buyers, 2 support specialists, 6 shipping and receiving employees, and 6 warehouse associates with all aspects of workforce development, from interviewing, hiring, to terminations within the framework of a union environment Aggressively negotiated with vendors for formal bids, proposals, and securing agreements maintaining the hospital's optimal interests and with compliance to all laws and regulations Coordinated and directed a major re-location of nursing home equipment, furniture, and supplies of a 700-bed facility (Alden Home), consolidating to a 500-bed Long Term Care Center on the ECMC campus Managed the building of a 125-bed $27M Kidney Dialysis and Transplant capital project, regionally serving all of Western New York Managed and coordinated purchasing needs for 3 department expansions (ER, OR, and Behavioral Health Rectified critical budget mismanagement from previous administration which resulted in no budget report submissions to NY State Office Of General Services for 7 consecutive years, submitting a 750-line budget spreadsheet documentation in less than 3 weeks Mike W.
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Business Administrator January 2010 to August 2013Cheektowaga Central School District - Cheektowaga, New York
Responsible for managing diverse business office functions with commodity and capital expenditures for up to 4 schools and annual budgets ranging up to $38M Supervised up to 8 support staff directly reporting daily with facilities management for up to 40 buildings, grounds, various maintenance and other personnel, and up to 200 employees Coordinated with up to 10 department heads to prepare budget analyses and appropriations, annually Initiated, designed, proposed, and established emergency management policies and protocols for the district not formerly conceived and implemented Implemented a tuition monitoring program protecting the school, excluding students not registered or residing within the district, recovering nearly $250K in cost avoidance Authored SOP manuals, approved district-wide, to standardize purchasing protocols and maintained strict compliance with NYS and Federal purchasing guidelines Oversaw the procurement and completion of a $15M capital project, renovating the high school science lab, track, and auditorium seating and technology Authored 2 NYS grant requests and was awarded funds up to $40K for records management initiative, assessing, digitally archiving, and purging physical records in accordance with state law.
School Business Administration Certification : 1996State University of New York - Buffalo Amherst, New York
Master of Business Administration (MBA) : 1984
Bachelor of Science : Business Administration, 1980Canisius College - Buffalo, New YorkBusiness Administration
Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM)Canisius College - Buffalo, New York
Member, NYS Association of Purchasing Officers, 2000
Member, National Association of Purchasing Managers, 1980