Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Practiced supply chain leader with over 20 years of procurement experience in the financial services, consumer health care, food and communications industries.

  • Experienced negotiator
  • Effective leader
  • Sourcing strategist
  • Results focused
  • Excellent communicator
  • Collaborative
  • Decisive
  • Trusted supply chain professional
  • Certified Professional Supply Manager (CPSM)
  • Over 20 years of supply management experience
  • Sourced and negotiated over $600MM worth of construction deals
  • Delivered in excess of $100MM in cost savings over the last 7 years
02/2006 to Current
Senior Sourcing Manager Ingram Micro. Philadelphia, PA,
  • Enterprise Supplier Management Category Lead responsible for managing all strategic sourcing, category management, contracts and supplier/client relationship management activities related to Capital One's retail bank and ATM networks.
  • Deep category knowledge and sourcing expertise in the following: large office & retail bank construction, ATM and bank equipment, financial business process services, security, professional services, facilities management, human resources/benefits, real estate, data center, as well as many other indirect/direct categories of spend.
  • Ensured appropriate sourcing measures, metrics and visual tracking was deployed across the category to measure progress against both individual project goals and LOB initiatives.
  • Established corrective action plans when necessary to achieve results.
  • Developed comprehensive sourcing strategies that support business unit goals focusing on supplier consolidation, total life cycle cost analysis, base and variable cost reduction, supplier managemen.
2004 to 01/2006
Assistant Vice President / Contracting Agent Porsche Atlanta, GA,
  • Sourcing group manager charged with overseeing all procurement activities related to human resources, risk management, real estate, marketing and corporate operations.
  • Developed multi-year sourcing strategies for key commodities designed to mitigate risk, control costs and ensure quality.
2002 to 2004
Team Lead / Senior Buyer Stantec Inc. Salt Lake City, UT,
  • Procurement responsibility for $137MM paper-based packaging spend (cartons, corrugated, labels) for Heinz North America as well as a $47MM portfolio of resin packaging.
  • Global Packaging Commodity Team Leader responsible for identifying opportunities for global leverage, synergy and long term cost avoidance.
  • Managed a staff of 4 buyers and 2 onsite Vendor Managed Inventory reps tasked with delivering $4.7MM in annual deflation/value engineering savings.
  • Directed all aspects of procurement from market analysis to solicitation, negotiation, award and contract closeout.
  • Provided ongoing supplier management duties related to measuring performance, tracking financials, negotiating modifications, and troubleshooting.
  • Directed the short & long-term e-procurement strategy for key packaging commodities.
  • Executed key initiatives designed to reduce inventory levels, leverage freight, improve pay terms, and drive benefits from international scale.
  • Guided numerous cross-functional & plant level teams tasked with identifying and implementing value engineering/cost reduction projects.
  • Departmental responsibility for planning and conducting all aspects of the annual two-day Heinz N.A. Supplier Symposium.
09/1999 to 01/2002
Assistant Brand Manager - NicoDerm CQ Dataminr Seattle, WA,
  • Managed day-to-day operations of a $190MM over-the-counter consumer healthcare brand.
  • Total responsibility for production, contract manufacturing relations, e-commerce, packaging design, promotions, new product roll-out, forecasting and brand budget.
  • Successfully managed the redesign and launch of new brand image at both the retail and club channel classes of trade.
07/1998 to 09/1999
Purchasing Category Manager Parexel Chaparral, NM,
  • Responsible for negotiating and managing all N.A. paper-based packaging contracts and select resin categories of spend.
  • Lead numerous cross-functional, multi-plant project teams aimed at reducing supplier complexity, improving line efficiency and reducing total cost of goods.
  • Managed the deployment of the eSourcing platform for the Procurement group, driving software customization and performance.
  • Developed 5 year strategic plans for several key commodities and achieved combined cost savings/avoidance in excess of $10MM over 2 years.
08/1995 to 07/1998
Regional Supply Manager - Wireless Services Division Bickford Senior Living Okemos, MI,
  • Managed the total procurement of capital equipment and services for the construction of cellular networks and cell sites across the Central United States.
  • Coordinated regional bid events and negotiated contract awards for all manner of construction services, communications equipment, leasing, MRO, transportation and storage requirements.
  • Managed a staff of both corporate and project site buyers.
  • Lead several national commodity teams tasked with sourcing and negotiating company-wide agreements for MRO requirements and power systems.
08/1993 to 08/1995
Senior Subcontracts Administrator International Technology Corporation City, STATE,
  • Negotiated and administered large-scale construction and service subcontracts in support of federal environmental restoration/clean-up contracts.
1991 to 08/1993
Procurement / Subcontracts Manager Burns & Roe Services Corporation City, STATE,
  • Managed all of the material and professional service contracts in support of a major Government research & development facility.
1989 to 1991
Government Contracts Manager Contraves USA, Inc. City, STATE,
  • Administered government contracts for the development and supply of missile tracking equipment.
1988 to 1989
Sr. Contracts Specialist Motorola, Inc. City, STATE,
1988 to 1989
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Expected in 1988
B.A: Foreign Service & International Politics
The Pennsylvania State University - University Park, PA
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Certified Professional Supply Manager (CPSM) certification, 2013. Heinz "Executive Leadership & Management" certificate, Duquesne University, 2004 Capital One "Leadership" certification, 2010.:
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