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Paula CPSM

Sourcing and Category Manager @ Valmet (formerly Metso Paper USA)

Strategic Sourcing and Category Manager

Greater Atlanta Area

Ranked #1,293 out of 25,860 for Sourcing and Category Manager in United States

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Paula CPSM's Work Experience

Valmet (formerly Metso Paper USA)

Sourcing and Category Manager

May 2008 to Present

Greater Atlanta Area

Metso Paper USA

Buyer

May 2008 to December 2008

CST Industries, Inc.

Buyer (Engineered Storage Products)

2007 to 2008

Paula CPSM's Education

Northern Illinois University

B.S. Marketing

2002 to 2004

Kishwaukee College

A.S. Business

1999 to 2002

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About Paula CPSM's Current Company

Valmet (formerly Metso Paper USA)

Responsible for strategic sourcing on both direct and indirect categories over $25M USD spend at 20 locations in North America. Categories and projects include: Travel, IT, facilities, bearings, MRO, specialty printing, equipment leases and maintenance, safety, power transmission. Currently working on a team to implement eBusiness supply chain solutions and improve procurement processes. Duties Include: Category Spend...

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About Paula CPSM

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Supply management professional with 10+ years experience, focusing on strategic sourcing and category management. Ability to strive in both team environment or self managed and can learn new systems and processes quickly. While juggling multiple projects I have proven to meet urgent deadlines while achieving cost savings and identified targets. Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, also working to gain CPSM. Specialties: MRO, Facilities Spend, Indirect Procurement, Travel Management, Preferred Supplier Agreements, SRM, Supplier KPI and Scorecards, Excel Reporting, Manufacturing Industry, Procurement Card Programs, Lean Manufacturing, Supplier Managed Inventory Programs, Vendor Reduction, Kanban, Kaizen Events, Supplier Continuous Improvement, Bearings, Equipment Maintenance Agreements, 7 Step Sourcing Process, Process Improvement, Waste Reduction, Data Analysis, RFI, RFP, Project Management, Project Implementation, Leakage, Internal Compliance Documentation, Lotus Notes Databases, Contract Templates, Leakage Reporting, Category Management, International Business, Video Conference Calls, Change Management, Train the Trainer, Sustainability, Sense of Urgency, Facilities Management, MRO Vending Solutions, Negotiations, Terms and Conditions, Vendor Approval Process, Extended Payment TermsSourcing and Category Manager @ Responsible for strategic sourcing on both direct and indirect categories over $25M USD spend at 20 locations in North America. Categories and projects include: Travel, IT, facilities, bearings, MRO, specialty printing, equipment leases and maintenance, safety, power transmission. Currently working on a team to implement eBusiness supply chain solutions and improve procurement processes. Duties Include: Category Spend Analysis - Identify gaps where agreements are needed. Experienced with both Excel pivot tables and Power Point. RFI & RFP - Seek out vendors to fill gaps, proactively search out new vendors to keep current on categories. Review results of these with teams and implement these at given locations. SRM - Supplier Relationship Management - Manage supplier relationships using supplier scorecards, KPI's and quality management systems (ISO 9001). Manage internal stakeholders and customers when issues arise. Coordinate North American Supplier Sustainability Program to align company and supplier values. Procurement card program management - Coordinate with finance for approximately 80 card $5M program across North America. Travel policy and program management for North America. Continuous Improvement - Work with supply base to improve contract compliance, savings, processes. From May 2008 to Present (7 years 7 months) Greater Atlanta AreaBuyer @ Moved to Category Manger position internally. Responsible for purchasing components such as bearings, fasteners, springs, motors, and various shop purchases. From May 2008 to December 2008 (8 months) Buyer (Engineered Storage Products) @ Purchased components for glass fused tank manufacturing operations. Worked on Baan ERP clean up project to streamline buying process including establishing safety stocks, managing consignment inventory, and production planning process. From 2007 to 2008 (1 year) Purchasing @ Indirect purchasing for multi-location company using SAP, procurement cards. Aided in balancing and closing capital projects. From 2005 to 2007 (2 years) Front Desk Clerk @ Worked with hotel guests and staff to provide excellent stay at the campus hotel. From May 1996 to May 2005 (9 years 1 month) B.S., Marketing @ Northern Illinois University From 2002 to 2004 A.S., Business @ Kishwaukee College From 1999 to 2002 Paula CPSM is skilled in: Kanban, Procurement, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, Project Management, Team Leadership, Persuasion, Public Speaking, Cost Saving Initiatives, Procurement Contracts, MRO Management, Vendor Managed Inventory, Vendor Relationships


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Paula CPSM's Achievements

Customer Service Award

Issued by NIU Guest Rooms · 2002

Marketing Honor Society

Issued by NIU College of Business, Marketing Department · 2003

Motar Board Senior Honor Society

Issued by NIU · 2003

Monthly Department Recognition Award

Issued by Procurement Department · 2007

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