Bachelor's degree, Business Stuides @
I have over 20 years experience in procurement, specializing in Capital Equipment procurement, , implementation and management of purchasing contracts, plant management of indirect materials activities, management of strategic corporate indirect agreements and leadership of both Direct and Indirect teams. Strengths include negotiations, contract management, supplier relationship building and maintenance, interpersonal communications, Experience with the following systems
I have over 20 years experience in procurement, specializing in Capital Equipment procurement, , implementation and management of purchasing contracts, plant management of indirect materials activities, management of strategic corporate indirect agreements and leadership of both Direct and Indirect teams. Strengths include negotiations, contract management, supplier relationship building and maintenance, interpersonal communications, Experience with the following systems and software: Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint); Ariba; Emptoris, SAP, Spend Manager.
Manager, Indirect Procrument @ Position change through the acquisition of Covidien by Medtronic.
*Worked to support MITG division Capital and MRO projects.
*Worked with and supported corporate Integration projects.
*Supported Plymouth ev3 Legacy plant's MRO and Capital purchases.
*Personally drove over $500K in cost savings.
*Team driven savings of over $1M. From January 2015 to Present (1 year) Manager, Indirect Procurement @ Position change from the acquisition of EV3 by Covidien,
*Responsible for Indirect Procurement corporate wide projects.
*Focus on Capital Equipment and MRO purchases.
*Managed approximately $50M in spend.
*Managed all Indirect activities for the Plymouth facilities.
*Set-up of purchasing contracts, supplier negotiations supplier troubleshooting.
*Rolled-out of all corporate initiatives at the plant.
*Managed all Capital spend for plant. From October 2012 to December 2014 (2 years 3 months) Materials Team, Manager @ Recruited by Manufacturing VP to manage the Indirect purchasing for the Plymouth location of EV3. After 3 months, I was asked to manage the Materials team and the Receiving Dock in addition to my Indirect responsibilities..
*Managed over $12M in spend, drove $1M in PPV savings per year.
*Maintained inventory turns at 5-6 minimizing inventory carrying costs.
*Experienced zero line-shut downs during tenure.
*Drove over $500K in Cost Savings on service agreements and Capital Equipment negotiations. From November 2010 to September 2012 (1 year 11 months) Fellow, Contract Administrator @ Guidant was purchased by Boston Scientific in 2006.
Lead of the Indirect Team for CRM Division:
*Provided Indirect Group Leadership.
*Contract negotiations for Indirect Spend Agreements..
*Responsible for Capital Spend for purchases over $25K.
*Includes assigned areas, Puerto Rico and Ireland.
*Drove over $3M in Cost Savings.
*Managed MRO/Expense spend for assigned areas. From 2007 to October 2010 (3 years) Principal Buyer, Indirect @ •Responsible for capital and expense (MRO) procurement for the St. Paul facility, a $30M+ spend annually.
•Manage leasing process for the St. Paul plant and operate as resource for the entire organization.
•Negotiate Indirect Procurement agreements and prices for the organization, which has resulted in over $1M in savings, annually.
•Assist Ireland and Puerto Rico plants with their Indirect Procurement as needed.
•Assisted in launching the Strategic Sourcing initiative and eventual team. Still work closely with the team on projects.
•Manage and coordinate the asset disposition and the asset off-site storage procedures and processes for the St. Paul Campus of the organization.
•Serve as a mentor to new buyers to the team. From January 2000 to December 2007 (8 years)
Bachelor of Arts, Business Studies, 3.85 Final GPA @ Bethel University From 1990 to 1993 Bachelor's degree, Business Stuides @ Bethel University From 1989 to 1993 Larry Harsch is skilled in: SAP, Procurement, Negotiation, Microsoft Office, Interpersonal Communication Abilities, MRP, Purchasing, Product Development, Medical Devices, FDA, Supply Management, ISO 13485, DMAIC, Strategic Sourcing, Quality System
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