Quality Control Lead @ JHM Research & Development, Inc.
University of Texas at Dallas, School of Management- BS in BA
Accomplished sourcing, procurement and purchasing professional with a successful track record in strategic sourcing, procurement, vendor management, contract negotiation, project management and process improvement. Outstanding skills in analysis, strategy, and planning; versatile thinker with excellent problem solving skills. Successful in fast-paced, challenging environments across a wide breadth of industries. Effective communicator and relationship builder across various levels
Accomplished sourcing, procurement and purchasing professional with a successful track record in strategic sourcing, procurement, vendor management, contract negotiation, project management and process improvement. Outstanding skills in analysis, strategy, and planning; versatile thinker with excellent problem solving skills. Successful in fast-paced, challenging environments across a wide breadth of industries. Effective communicator and relationship builder across various levels and cross-functional teams.
I manage many levels of the supply chain from sourcing materials, to managing flow of goods & logistics, to vendor management.
- Analysis - Communication - Policy and Procedure Development - Team Building
- Leadership - Training and Development - Business Process Mapping - Influential Liaison
- Problem Solving - Project Management - Relationship Building - Information Systems (ERP)
- Supply Chain - Procurement - Quality Assurance - Project Management
- Process Improvement - Negotiation - Purchasing - Auditing
Highlights of Accomplishments
Cost Savings: Drove strategic sourcing and competitive bid processes that resulted in annualized savings of $13.5M for indirect spend categories: marketing, contract staffing, recruitment outsourcing, general construction, facilities management, and consumable packaging supplies.
Contract Negotiations: Obtained annualized cost savings of $9.5M for retail contract staffing utilizing market research and advanced contract negotiations.
Process Improvement: Led implementations of company-wide eSourcing and spend analytics systems, resulting in operational efficiencies, standardized processes and improved strategic planning.
Leadership: Led transformation of corporate purchasing from transaction processing to a value-adding, strategy driving function.
Senior Manager Business Control @ From November 2015 to Present (2 months) Dallas/Fort Worth AreaStrategic Sourcing Manager; Strategic Supplier Relationship Management Team- Mobile Division @ ♦ Managed two direct reports; developed staff’s professional skills and efficiencies improving strategic sourcing activities
♦ Led transformation of corporate purchasing from a tactical transaction processing cost center to a value-adding, strategy driving function across key business units
♦ Executed strategic sourcing initiatives and multi-faceted RFx with supplier selections resulting in annualized cost savings of $13.5M
♦ Negotiated retail contract staffing agreement utilizing market research and cost analysis to obtain $9.5M in annualized cost savings
♦ Created a risk assessment process for strategic suppliers, which included scoring methodology, escalation and monitoring processes
♦ Led the implementation of spend analytics tool, categorizing all company spend data; created standard categorization schema for all spend, enhanced company-wide spend visibility across all business units and suppliers From January 2013 to Present (3 years) Dallas/Fort Worth AreaProcurement Specialist; Strategic Supplier Relationship Management Team- Mobile Division @ ♦ Mapped key business processes, identifying both strengths and weaknesses, improving procurement through planning and resource allocation
♦ Oversaw the implementation of and developed processes, policies and training for an enterprise-wide eSourcing system which standardized the RFx process, and provided a centralized database of supplier information
♦ Created governance, policies and methodologies to further develop overall procurement and sourcing strategies
♦ Interacted as an influential liaison among stakeholders, establishing collaborative partnerships across the organization and various suppliers
♦ Executed various multi-faceted, multi-million dollar RFPs with supplier selections resulting in cost reduction and/or improved services
♦ Championed enterprise-wide supplier diversity program driving change and developing tactics to meet customer needs
♦ Developed ad hoc cost analysis, supplier spend and project management reports for executive review
♦ Managed and negotiated various types of contracts in all stages, ensuring compliance and terms are met by internal and external stakeholders
♦ Utilized FI/CO and MM SAP modules for data management and financial information collection From March 2011 to December 2012 (1 year 10 months) Dallas/Fort Worth AreaProcurement @ ♦ Evaluated and controlled product costs utilizing market research and negotiation skills resulting in an excess of $1.1M in cost savings
♦ Launched new replenishment process which reduced man hours and increased purchasing accuracy
♦ Established and developed strategic relationships with key stakeholders, suppliers and customers
♦ Analyzed historical data, sales, trends and economic conditions to anticipate commercial demand in conjunction with IBS ERP system
♦ Managed multi-million dollar local and national accounts with a focus on internal and external customer service
♦ Trained staff in quality procedures, IBS ERP system usage, procurement processes and business functions
♦ Developed supplier profiles to identify optimal pricing and buying for local and national opportunities From January 2008 to March 2011 (3 years 3 months) Quality Control Lead @ ♦ Analyzed processes and staff error rates to develop preventative measures to improve administrative accuracy.
♦ Led training of quality procedures for up to 400 staff members, which resulted in reduced administrative error rates by 30%, exceeding company goals and led to company bonuses for all staff
♦ Implemented quality improvement changes to company standards, procedures and methods
♦ Established product specifications and testing protocol for administrative functions
♦ Provided procedural training for quality control staff in all departmental functions From August 2005 to December 2007 (2 years 5 months) E-5, Sergeant; Quality Assurance & Operations @ ♦ Directed auditing teams of up to 22 staff members that monitored and enforced quality operating procedures among 7 departments
♦ Directed command-wide administrative weekly, monthly and quarterly audits for 7 departments
♦ Supervised maintenance administration functions throughout command
♦ Configured Naval Information System (ERP) for squadron records and data entry
♦ Evaluated, compiled and presented quality and performance metrics to senior management teams
♦ Initiated library conversion to an electronic, paperless system improving implementation of new maintenance procedures, saving $1M in annual production and labor costs From May 1999 to July 2003 (4 years 3 months)
MBA, Double concentration in Management Information Systems & Organizational Behavior @ University of Texas at Dallas- Global MBA From 2010 to 2013 BS, Business Administration @ University of Texas at Dallas, School of Management- BS in BA From 2005 to 2008 George CPSD is skilled in: Quality Assurance, Process Improvement, Supply Chain, Procurement, Purchasing, Project Management, Negotiation, Auditing, Supply Chain Management, Quality Management, Logistics, Continuous Improvement, Customer Service, Inventory Control, Pricing
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