Dynamic and result-oriented supply chain professional with
27 years progressive experience in procurement, sourcing, contracts and
materials management. Extensive project and program management experience
implementing supply chain and inventory management programs. Proven success in off shoring and
Excellent verbal/written communication
06/2016 to Current
Strategic Sourcing ManagerFederal Home Loan Bank San Francisco – San Francisco, CA
Responsible for handling the company's end to end sourcing strategies for all indirect spend.
Improve sourcing activities by analyzing categories of spend and supply base to introduce new competitive sourcing
Perform Relationship Management with internal business unit partners to introduce and stabilize new corporate policies and processes for vendor management and procurement.
Develop strong supplier partnerships promoting opportunity for improvement through supplier capabilities.
Lead sourcing events for key corporate initiatives.
Negotiate, edit and finalize contracts.
01/2015 to 06/2016
Director, Contract ComplianceS&S Supplies and Solutions – Fairfield, CA
Responsible for the relationship management and performance to contractual obligations to strategic customers.
Effectively defined, trained and communicated contractual obligations, metrics and standard operating procedures to the entire organization.
Performed internal contract reviews and audits to insure compliance to achieve optimum profitability.
Coordinated operational business reviews to review key performance indicators collaboratively with customer and company cross functional teams.
Increased gross profit margin on contract items by 2.3%, increasing gross profit by $1.3M on same volume of sales year over year.
03/2011 to 12/2014
Cost Program ManagerHewlett-Packard, Co – Palo Alto, CA
Served as the Supplier Relationship Manager for new product introductions with HP Laser Jet Operations' contract manufacturers.
Strong emphasis on sourcing, statement of work creation and bill of material cost analysis to achieve expectations set in the master service agreements.
Established operational business reviews to jointly evaluate pricing proposals and review KPI's.
Created scorecards and dashboards to track total BOM costs through entire NPI phase.
Established strong trust and working relationships with cross functional teams to insure successful program launches.
08/2000 to 03/2011
Strategic Procurement ManagerHewlett-Packard Co – Palo Alto, CA
Served as the North America Category Lead for strategic commodities.
Responsibilities included Project & Relationship Manager for the transition of planning and procurement responsibilities for HP strategic commodities to HP operations in India.
Responsible for all contractual and supply chain related activities for HP strategic commodities.
Coordinated with all regions and worldwide planning to evaluate and develop world class supply chain models with emphasis on collaborative web based tools that enable successful supplier managed inventory programs.
10/1996 to 08/2000
Purchasing Manager / ConsultantS & S Tool & Supply – San Francisco, CA
Controlled all indirect inventory for United Airlines.
Managed a team of on-site buyers responsible for managing the supply chain for indirect spend and capital equipment purchases.
Contracted as a consultant to United Airlines Purchasing Department to develop a spin-off corporation.
Bachelor of Arts: Business Administration & Philosophy St. Mary's College - Moraga, CA
Advanced Purchasing & Materials Management Certificate,: Cal State Hayward - Hayward, CA
Certified Purchasing Manager Lifetime Certification: Institute for Supply Management, Inc. -