Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA XXX05
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Executive Profile

Visionary procurement executive with extensive experience in building and leading the procurement organizations of two Fortune 200 Companies.

Builds teams, influences through collaborative efforts with key internal stakeholders in the organization. Proven track record of high performance in achieving stretch targets and transformation of the procurement function from a tactical to a strategic contributor.

Skill Highlights
  • Negotiations expert
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Relationship Building
  • Organization Building and Optimization
  • Contract creation and management
  • Leadership/communication skills
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Supplier Partnerships
  • Change Management
Core Accomplishments
  • Led procurement transformation efforts, delivering over $50 million in incremental annual benefits
  • Upgraded skills of existing procurement organization and added a field organization to deliver superior customer service to internal clients
  • Increased credibility of procurement within the company as well as with the supplier community
  • Developed and led change management initiatives in areas such as total cost of ownership, sustainability and "common sense procurement"
Professional Experience
01/2006 to 08/2012
Vice President, Chief Procurement Officer Western Digital Corp Seattle, WA,
  • Responsible for over $5 billion in annualized expenditures in areas such as trucks, heavy equipment, fuels/lubes and all general services (IT, travel, telephones, contingent labor, etc.)
  • Led team of over 100 people
  • Reported to President / COO
Vice President, Procurement and Supply Management Geo Group Inc. South Mountain, PA,
  • Responsible for organization, integration and alignment of company-wide purchasing resources across all aspects of the purchasing system, including energy, chemicals, administrative products and services, maintenance and repair, and plant equipment.
  • Total scope of annualized spending in excess of $5 billion
  • Led procurement organization of 175 people, both at corporate headquarters and in the field
  • Worked closely with business leaders to assist with their Value Delivery Systems in meeting their customers' needs
  • This position was the culmination of a career that spanned 30 years, with multiple positions of increased responsibilities covering all aspects of procurement and operations at both corporate headquarters and field operations
Lieutenant US Navy City, STATE,
  • Responsible for the off-load of troops and equipment during amphibious landings
  • Led two other officers and ninety enlisted men
  • Qualified for Officer of the Deck while ship was underway
Expected in
: Engineering
General Motors Institute - Flint, MI
  • Co-op Engineering curriculum
  • Worked at Cadillac Motor Division, Detroit, MI
Expected in
Bachelor of Science: Industrial Technology
East Carolina University - Greenville, NC
  • Curriculum was a mix of engineering and business courses
  • Member of Epsilon Pi Tau, national honorary fraternity

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