senior capital sourcing buyer site commodities resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Extensive direct and indirect buying experience across multiple business segments; military, MRO, chemical, R&D, automotive, consumer goods. Very competent in dealing with suppliers and vendors regarding quality, delivery, price, negotiating, contract negotiations, cost reduction, vendor managed inventory and value engineering. Extensive experience in nearly all aspects of Supply Chain Management including: Purchasing, Inventory Control, Warehouse Operations, Customer Service and Supplier Management & Support. IT leader with a track record of successfully supporting complex projects for Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, EMD Chemicals, Gillette. Effective Trainer to staff at all levels. Excellent process analysis and error resolution skills.


Software Skills

  • Software - SAP (SNP) Supply Network Planning training. Detailed 6-week course provided by contract employer -Version ECC 6.0
  • SAP - Modules WM/LE, MM, SD, PM. Implementations, go lives, end user training, key user, subject matter expert, single point of contact for error resolution of IDOC and EDI
  • COUPA – P2P software system that runs in conjunction with SAP.
  • PeopleSoft- MM module - Go live implementation and key user training
  • JD Edwards One World- MM /Purchasing end user
  • Made 2 Manage - MRP/Purchasing - end user
  • Certification: Agile Way Of Working
  • Certification: EH&S Foundation
  • Certification: Project Management Integrated Quality Management Systems
  • Competency courses: Project Management,Negotiation,IP Rights, Strategic Sourcing.
09/2016 to Current
Senior Capital Sourcing Buyer - Site & Commodities Air Products And Chemicals Joliet, IL,
  • Capital site equipment buyer Procter & Gamble company
  • Capital site buyer for 7 of P&G’s North American plants in the business areas of CPG -Health & Beauty, Family Care, Feminine Care, Chemicals, & Home care
  • Capital sourcing manager for all Contract manufacturing sites and Mixing centers for all North America P&G locations.
  • North American commodity manager for finished product conveyor, and conveying and integration equipment. Managed sourcing, negotiations, and supplier relationships of fully integrated conveyor systems to include: finished product conveyor systems, end of line conveyor systems, accumulators, palletizers, de-palletizers, spiral conveyor, screw conveyor, elevator conveyors, and guiderails for all Procter & Gamble production plants
  • Global capital commodity sourcing manager for manufacturing printers, inks, dust control, and offline equipment
  • Negotiating quarterly and annual pricing for all inks
  • Project Purchasing/Sourcing Lead Manager on more than 300 projects with a direct accumulated spend of $800mm over the past 6 fiscal Years
  • Average of $320mm spend managed per fiscal year
  • (Sourcing Plan Projects)
  • Multiple negotiations on payment terms, progress payments, Incoterms, webform, SRO contracts, STA, and LTA
  • Spend consolidation across NA plants based on many different equipment sourcing projects
  • Supplier relationship manager for the conveyor commidity space with upwards of 18 suppliers. Involving escalation, error resolution, contract negotiations, payment terms, discounting, volume discounting, and fiscal year volume rebate of purchased equipment and construction projects.
  • Management of 8 direct reports with buying spend thresh holds of $10k to $100k
  • Met and exceeded client KPI’s of 20% savings per FY with an overall average savings of 28% through 6+ years of employment
  • Comfortable and very capable speaking to large diverse groups in order to convey employer and client information - writing, presenting, and conducting training in the areas of sourcing performance, SOP training, Current Best Approach, and One Point Lessons
  • Interviewed and helped to onboard and train a total of 8 capital sourcing buyers
  • Built strong relationship with incumbent suppliers, as well as sourced many new suppliers that added a stronger core for competitive bidding.
05/2012 to 07/2016
Buyer/Material Coordinator Clarke Fire Protection City, STATE,
  • Responsible for purchasing goods, materials, services, and supplies for the manufacturing of engines for the fire protection business
  • Managing RFQ projects, and executing negotiations on payment terms and discounts
  • Main contact for Corrective Action Plans for all defective products that were non-quality compliant
  • Utilize Made 2 Manage MRP software program to manage inventory for analysis of quantity on hand, quantity committed to Job Orders and keep inventory in line with min/max, and safety stock
  • Principal contact in charge of all shipments going to European headquarters in the U.K
  • Via air shipment and container
  • Responsible for sourcing products, and materials for prototype engineering projects that require in depth sourcing from multiple business areas of new customized engine builds for R&D
  • Multiple projects that involve cost reduction; with success in reducing supply costs by nearly $150,000.00 per year and other cost reduction through inventory analysis and supplier selection.
03/2008 to 11/2010
Lead Buyer BAE Systems, Inc City, STATE,
  • Purchase of all parts attributed to manufacture of military armored vehicles, with purchases project management for the M1152 Humvee program for which I was the sole buyer in charge of sourcing and purchasing
  • Initiated and completed long term agreements with multiple vendors which saved $850,000 annually
  • Responsible for overall management of purchasing program with annual expenditure of $30 million
  • Lead Buyer for ballistic composite armor projects for U.S
  • Military clients
  • Coordinated drawing and part revisions via Engineering Change Notifications (ECN)
  • Directly responsible for making sure that the M1152 Humvee buying program was kept in compliance according to FAR/DFAR government buying regulations.
Education and Training
Expected in to to
: Business Management
Cincinnati State Technical & Community College - Cincinnati, OH,

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School Attended

  • Cincinnati State Technical & Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Capital Sourcing Buyer - Site & Commodities
  • Buyer/Material Coordinator
  • Lead Buyer


  • Some College (No Degree)

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