As a highly effective professional experienced in procurement, vendor management and inventory control, I have been responsible for managing the purchasing operations in multiple types of environments. I have a quantifiable record of successes in expediting, implementing, and tracking all phases of the purchasing process for both maintenance and capital projects.
My high degree of motivation has been recognized by my previous employers who have steadily promoted me to positions of greater responsibility as highlighted in the attached resume. In addition I have completed my Bachelor Degree at Eastern University, graduating in December 2008.
Personal Summary: Highly effective professional experienced in procurement, vendor management and inventory control, responsible for managing the purchasing operations in manufacturing, medical and pharmaceutical environments. Quantifiable record of successes in expediting, implementing, and tracking all phases of the purchasing process. Proven negotiator, maintaining excellent interface with vendors and customers. Enhance quality and profitability through problem solving and initiating operational efficiencies. Member ISM and IEEE.
Areas of Strength: Purchasing, Expediting, Service Contracts, Repair and Maintenance Subcontracts, Annual Blanket Orders, MRP-MRO Purchasing, Inventory Management, Bill of Material Collaboration, Calibration Audits, Invoice Reconciliation, Purchasing Systems (SAP/Ariba, eCounterline, JD Edwards, TRIRIGA Facility Center), Computer Skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) Familial with the specific requirements established NRC, ASME, FPEA, and GMP regulations as they pertain to material purchases.
Selected Career Accomplishments
Johnson Controls Inc. sanofi-aventis Site Malvern, PA 2004-present
Procurement & Logistics
Responsible for all facilities procurement for the sanofi-aventis 12 building manufacturing and office campus. Perform within Johnson Controlsâ€™ 60 member staff to support the logistical function for approximately 1,200 sanofi employees. Manage a procurement budget of 1.5 million.
Initiate and monitor the purchasing of preventive maintenance contracts totaling $698,000 annually for GxP and direct impact pharmaceutical processing environments. Ensure that equipment and system specifications are maintained for optimum efficiency and safety. Solicit bids and identify vendors that provide the highest quality at the most completive pricing.
Influenced and initiated creative buying strategies that have reduced cost and eliminated excess inventory.
Converted the purchase of repair parts from regional based to corporate based vendors resulting in an annual savings of 12% or $50,800 annually.
Reviewed, reorganized and reduced inventory from 1200 to 750 line items. Developed a data base to establish and maintain accurate inventory levels and reduce stock outs.
Established sole source blanket purchase order for calibrated equipment reducing processing time and eliminating out-of-calibration notices by 11%.
Participate in multi functional teams that focus on profitability and sustainable business initiatives relating to energy consumption, site security, and employee safety.
Flair New Castle New Castle, DE 1998-2001
Purchased and expedited materials for the manufacture of industrial air drying equipment used in pharmaceutical, research, and inpatient medical facilities.
Planned, executed and monitored the purchase of raw material and component parts using an MRP system. This included evaluating production shortages, forecasting needs and assessing after market spare parts requirements.
Collaborated with engineering in reviewing Bill of Materials for existing product line to improve quality and productivity. Increasing line productivity by 6.5%.
Personally managed approximately 100 vendors.
Established a vendor consolidation effort, eliminating 8% of our active vendors which reduced our cost per unit and our duplicate inventory.
Managed MRO inventory to establish usage requirements, determine and set min/max quantities and economical reorder points
The Hull Corporation Hatboro, PA 1996-1998
Purchased all materials required for the manufacture of pharmaceutical freeze dryers. Revised MRP system to decrease production shortages and after market spare part delays. Evaluated price quotes and placed orders to maximize cost savings and ensure quality. Resolved quality problems with vendors and suppliers to reduce receiving inspection rejects and production line defects. Eliminated duplicate and obsolete inventory, improved warehouse utilization, and reduced receiving waste by conducting material control audits.
SMX Corporation, Kennett Square, PA 1994-1996
Executed all areas of purchasing for the manufacture of a precision measuring system utilizing laser tracking technology. This included product development, vendor facility evaluations, and product/quality testing procedures. Participated in multi functional team implementing an ISO program for purchasing, receiving inspection, and documentation control resulting in decreased production line rejects.
Bachelor of Arts-Organizational Management, Eastern University, St Davids, PA
Certificate of Applied Science-Electrical, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, PA
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