Energetic and reliable professional from the Medical Device and Computer Industries. An
accomplished self starter that can add immediate value to your organization. Also a strong
team player that can influence others. Demonstrating excellent analytical skills combined
with a talent for developing and grooming a supply base to success. Strong attention to
detail and focus on preparation enabling success at negotiations and evaluations with new
or existing suppliers.
01/2003 to Current
Senior Procurement AnalystWELCH ALLYN － Beaverton, OR
Lead procurement role for manufacturing of Patient Monitors and support of NPI.
Establish SAP based JIT and Supplier Inventory Replenishment agreements for production.
In charge of PCBA's, Injection Molded Plastics and OEM products to support production.
Primary role with cross functional Gemba Lean team that is tasked with improving
Supportive role in semi-annual business reviews with key suppliers.
Successful in source transfer of plastic assembly process into Welch Allyn facility
saving 15% annually.
01/1997 to 01/2002
Global Commodity ManagerIBM / Sequent Computer Systems － Beaverton, OR
Supply chain responsibility for all Interconnect, OEM products and Packaging.
Sourced, developed and managed supply base to include contractual responsibility and
Lead all Supplier Performance reviews with key suppliers.
Utilize Oracle ERP to maintain supplier metrics and cost monitoring.
Member of NPI team for all new product introductions to establish competitive
Part of Global multi-site team to deliver new Interconnect and OEM technology to server
Saved 58 % of the annual purchase price of fiber optic cables for a mid-range server
Negotiated a 22% savings on a $3.3 million annual spend with key supplier for a Global
01/1996 to 01/1997
Purchasing SupervisorSPM/Portland － Hillsboro, OR
Supervised 3 person dept.
responsible for procuring all production and services for
Direct support of all NPI activity direct to customer.
Overall responsibility for all subcontract supplier performance.
Education and Training
B.S: Business and LeadershipMarylhurst UniversityBusiness and Leadership