Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
Experienced subcontracts administrator who maximizes supplier performance by driving accountability to all levels of supplier management Maximizes senior supplier management relationships to leverage merging business interests Values empowerment and ownership as strategic management tools 2013 Northrop Grumman Cost Reduction award recipient EXECUTIVE SKILLS: Program, Project and Value Chain Management for several commercial and defense multi-plant manufacturing firms Subcontracts, Commodity Purchasing, Strategic Supplier Relations for major electro-mechanical and electronics subcontracts FAR and commercial Cost Price Analysis, Negotiations and Material Management supporting all types of Government and commercial subcontracts
Core Qualifications
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
01/2007 to 01/2014 Subcontracts Manager/Administrator 4 Danaher | Fort Collins, CO,
  • Subcontracts leadership for several key supplier accounts supporting multi-year subcontracts on Global Hawk, Guardrail Modernization and NPOESS Programs.
  • Direct hardware acquisitions includes Boeing High Band Communications System, Macrolink Chassis, Lockheed Martin and Hawker Beechcraft technical support totaling $80M in account responsibility with negotiated savings of $11M.
  • Collaborates with Subcontract Management Team (SMT) and leads all supplier negotiations and strategic supplier relations.
  • Fully integrated with Northrop Grumman FMR, SAP, EVMS, Open Text, SAMS, and Windchill processes.
  • Develop strategic subcontract management plans for domestic and international supplier base.
  • Team with key program management, mission assurance, and business development leadership to leverage supplier performance and scorecard improvements.
01/2005 to 01/2007 Procurement Agent Amazon.Com, Inc. | Brooklyn, NY,
  • Provide supplier management leadership to Pratt and Whitney Aircraft for a $200M subcontract for upper stage rocket engines for Delta IV Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle Program.
  • Develop and implement Delta IV Buy III Supplier Readiness negotiating strategy including proposal solicitation, cost analysis, negotiation plan, through to supplier negotiations and subcontract definitization for firm fixed, and cost type subcontracts.
  • Collaborate with high performance work team (HPWT) to maximize Delta IV project performance and drive Pratt and Whitney to improved supply chain cycle time, launch support, supplier performance, and mission preparedness.
  • Team with industry partner Lockheed Martin to manage $55M Assured Access to Space project.
  • Key stakeholder in high visibility Sustain the Business initiative to drive 10% operating cost out of the value chain.
01/2003 to 01/2005 Global Commodity Manager Rtx | Washington Grove, MD,
  • Provide procurement management to several Tier 1 Business Advisory and IT consulting suppliers with annual spend exceeding $100 million.
  • Manage regional procurement teams in Asia Pacific, EMEA and Americas.
  • Responsible for global supplier scorecard performance and teams with key suppliers to optimize $500 million go-to-market business partnership.
  • Negotiated several multi-year agreements with savings and cost avoidance exceeding $16 million with price reduction of 8%.
  • Develop global supplier contracts and negotiation strategies.
  • Leads key supplier negotiations and collaborates with engineering, project and legal teams to leverage HP negotiation position.
  • Interfaces with all key HP global business units.
01/1995 to 01/2003 Subcontract Procurement Manager SAIC Science Applications International Corporation | City, STATE,
  • Lead Global Telecommunications procurement organization with several direct reports.
  • Execute all purchasing and subcontracts supporting $150 million in domestic and international procurements for domestic U.S.
  • and international site work.
  • Oversee all supplier base performance and provide cost analysis, price negotiations and contract compliance support to worldwide project teams across a wide range of IT, and software providers including Oracle, Seibel, Sun and Avaya.
  • Provide procurement management for SAIC site Security Operations Center and outsource software subcontracts management for 80 worldwide firewall sites for major SAIC customer.
  • Direct all planning, subcontracts and purchasing activity to launch $200 million new ruggedized military computer products.
Expected in 1989 Bachelor of Science Degree | Business Management Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut GPA:
Business Management
Professional Affiliations
acquisitions, Avaya, business development, hardware, consulting, contracts, cost analysis, firewall, HP, leadership, legal, Lockheed Martin, market, Access, negotiating, negotiation, negotiations, Oracle, processes, procurement, program management, proposal, purchasing, SAP, Seibel, strategy, strategic, Sun, supplier management, supply chain, technical support, Telecommunications, type

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