Over 12yr Supply Chain Management qualified Procurement Analyst. Demonstrates the ability to significantly reduce purchasing cost of over 150k, through vendor negotiation and/or standardization. Proficient in Oracle, People Soft, SharePoint, Epro, and Procure to Pay SAP, VAX, and Ariba12.0 Sourcing Module. Possess exemplary relationship building and problem solving skills that foster vendor trust and dependability.
Strategic and financial planning expert
Member of Toastmasters District 44
Proficient in SAP
ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software
Polished communication skills
Senior Buyer April 2012 to October 2015Cox Automotive Inc － Atlanta, GA
Automotive auctions using Oracle workbench to place all ordering and sourcing.
Negotiate ideal terms with new supplier contracts to create a win-win.
Review and analyze purchase requisitions, investigates and develops sources of suppliers, and issues with change request.
Obtained safety equip for pushing cars at the auction locations to limit risk and liability.
Gartner over $1300 per month in savings for Manheim- Phoenix through rationalization and transition to preferred supplier.
Sourced quality and affordable jump boxes for all auction location 35% savings Sourced quality Key tags and straps supplier with a substantial savings of 73k for all 68 auction locations.
Establishing supplier for a national contract for Fire Protection and Inspection.
Establish a preferred supplier national contract for car pushers to reduce risk at auctions.
Standardize fire suppression throughout Cox Automotive locations to one supplier.
Aerospace Buyer January 2011 to July 2011Agusta Westland － Philadelphia, PA
Experienced ERP SAP Buyer 6.0 of all Repair Production Parts for AW119 & AW139 aircrafts.
Created purchase orders for repair for domestic and Int'l suppliers.
RFQ for repair evaluations for damaged Zero Flight Time parts, for the production line.
Ensured all repair parts are returned to supplier repaired or replaced with new part in the proper lead time.
Once quote has been supplied create all change orders for repair, new part and or scrap.
Assumed responsibility, management and execution of ongoing project to completion with Insurance Company for payment of damaged parts caused fire system over 1 Million recovered to Agusta.
Managed the smooth transition of all Plant 1 repairs and returns after procurement reorganization.
Implement 122 process improvements for the zero flight time parts for production line.
Created better work relationships between internal and external customers.
IT Procurement Analyst June 2010 to September 2010Dewey & LeBoeuf － New York , NY
Responsibilities include the daily IT HW & SW ordering nationwide, as well as tracking Int'l IT spend.
Confirm delivery of all IT purchases before financial compliance payment.
Keep track and maintain vendor contracts as needed.
Manage all lease contracts for HW and SW equipment buyouts and returns, and Account Payable Vendor process.
Drafted an instructional on purchasing and receiving all IT Hardware and Software which eliminated invoice payment of items that had not been received by the firm.
Introduced and set up new vendor IT suppliers for Dewey & LeBoeuf.
IT Procurement Business Analyst September 2009 to March 2010Covance Inc － Princeton, NJ
Responsibilities included vendor analysis, audit and manage the purchase order process; judge competence of suppliers and ensure contractual, delivery and financial compliance.
HRIS add in consultants' hours to Oracle PeopleSoft Module Procure to Pay process for Accts Payable, and the implementation process of Oracle PeopleSoft ERP testing and deployment.
Asset Tracking, Material Resource Planning & Cost Mgt.
Prepared Multimillion dollar requisitions in PeopleSoft system in a timely manner assist with negotiations with suppliers to ensure lowest price.
Improved the reporting and metrics process by creating an improved tracking method for IT purchases for Hardware and Software utilizing Excel.
Created flowchart process to shorten the approval "wait time" for purchase orders approvals.
SAP IT Procurement Analyst March 2008 to January 2009SONY BMG Music Entertainment － New York, NY
Experienced SAP/Ariba analyst responsible for ordering computer hardware and software.
Set up new customer, supplier accounts, and credit lines in SAP front end and back end maintenance.
Implemented sourcing strategies for assigned spend categories and commodities in Ariba.
Manage RFx with suppliers, managed RMAs and purchasing transactions.
Revised Procurement Policy Procedures for efficiency and alignment with Best Practices Created a central tracking tool for all P-Card purchases to support the accounts payable reconciliation process researching and providing tracking information using Excel.
Developed Purchase Order Catalogue for IT & company software for ease in retrieval of all pass orders for audit requirements Reduce SOX Audit discrepancies by 88% in the first 3 months by standardizing the Procure to Pay process using their Ariba software.
Purchasing Procurement Coordinator March 2005 to December 2007K. Hovnanian Homes － Edison, NJ
Managed (5) multi-million dollar South Shore Communities in New Jersey.
Handled Accounts Payable activities, Processing 3rd party invoices for payment, coordinated all labor and material needs for 800 homes delivered on or ahead of schedule, and structured reports finalizing total costs of all property closings in the communities.
Processed timely payments for all trade partners through procure to pay reducing past due by 85%.
Resolved discrepancies on contracts resulting in decreased overpayments by 75%.
Union County College － Cranford, NJ, USGPA: GPA: 3.75
DiplomaUnion Catholic High School － Scotch Plains, NJ