Rita Manzana's Work Experience
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Senior Sourcing Specialist
San Francisco Bay Area
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Supervisor, Sourcing Operations
2018 to April 2020
Procurement Specialist (CONTRACT: Pacific Gas and Electric Company)
September 2011 to August 2012
Mill Valley, CA
Contracts & Auditing Specialist (Contract - Google, Inc)
November 2010 to April 2011
Mountain View, CA
TechLink Systems, Inc.
Senior Procurement Specialist (Contract - Genentech)
July 2010 to October 2010
Contracts Administrator (Contract - Satcon Technology)
April 2010 to July 2010
Procurement Specialist III
June 2008 to August 2009
HIRESTRATEGY, INC. (Contingent Workforce Placement Agency)
March 2008 to June 2008
June 2007 to April 2008
AEROTEK, INC. (Contingent Workforce Placement Agency)
November 2006 to June 2007
Peet's Coffee & Tea
May 2001 to August 2006
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About Rita Manzana's Current CompanynetPolarity, Inc.
Order Administration: data entry, purchase order review, answer inquiries from sales team and customers on pending orders/shipments, and advise improvements on ERP system. Meet weekly with engineering, planning, and logistics to discuss issues, pending shipments, and process improvements. Order Administration: data entry, purchase order review, answer inquiries from sales team and customers on pending orders/shipments, and advise improvements on ERP system. Meet weekly with engineering, planning, and logistics to discuss issues, pending shipments, and process improvements.
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Rita Manzana works for netPolarity, Inc.
What is Rita Manzana's role at netPolarity, Inc.?
Rita Manzana is Contracts Administrator (Contract - Satcon Technology)
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Rita Manzana works in the Logistics and Supply Chain industry.
About Rita Manzana
Senior Sourcing Specialist @ Pacific Gas and Electric Company Contract & PO Management: Procurement of materials and services in the following commodities: Office Supplies, Print Materials (Forms, Training materials, Custom Print) HR/Marketing, Consulting, and PG&E Academy curriculum development/training delivery. Managed purchase order process (review requisitions, PO creation, confirm vendor receipt), resolved vendor inquiries, invoice reconciliation, vendor spend analysis, and acted as procurement liaison developing relationships with business clients and internal cross functional teams. Contract/SOW Contract Negotiation: Negotiate business commercial terms/cost reductions on vendor proposals and Master Service Agreements/Contracts. PO Process Improvements: Analyze areas to improve PO process and assist in streamlining PO efficiency projects. Procurement catalog setups to enable easy ways to procure services and reduce manual PO volume. Modify procurement processes so that they are efficient and incorporates my clients business processes to expedite processing time on PO/contract execution.Contract Reviews: Managed creation, review, and negotiation of the following contract documents: SOW, MSA, SLA, and contract change orders. Provided support to ensure contract quality & approval process compliance, and field client inquiries on PO status.Customer Experience: Experienced professional focused on delivering customer first service consistently for every customer. Managed inquiries on purchase requests, PO process, and invoice reconciliation. Provided procurement process training via phone, in person, web chat, and virtual meetings.Awards: Rewards & Recognition Award recipient 2012 & 2015 for customer satisfaction San Francisco Bay AreaSupervisor, Sourcing Operations @ Pacific Gas and Electric Company From 2018 to April 2020 (2 years) Procurement Specialist (CONTRACT: Pacific Gas and Electric Company) @ CCG Partners PURCHASE ORDER MANAGEMENT: Procurement of materials and services for indirect sourcing categories: Office Supplies, Custom Print, HR, Marketing, and PG&E Academy training. Supported purchase order process (review requisitions, PO creation, confirm vendor receipt), resolved PO & invoice inquires, and procurement liaison with line of business clients and internal cross functional teams on sourcing processes. From September 2011 to August 2012 (1 year) Mill Valley, CAContracts & Auditing Specialist (Contract - Google, Inc) @ Astreya Responsible for validation & updating contracts in contract repository. Match correspondinginvoices to correct contracts. Alert audit team on invoice discrepancies. Meet weekly with contract/audit teams to discuss progress, issues, and improvements. From November 2010 to April 2011 (6 months) Mountain View, CASenior Procurement Specialist (Contract - Genentech) @ TechLink Systems, Inc. Commodities: Chemicals, Reagents, Lab Supplies, Biological Supplies.Procurement of tangible goods and services, invoice reconciliation, & customer support for purchasing/invoicing inquiries. Creation & management of purchase orders from “cradle to grave” and expedite shipments as necessary. From July 2010 to October 2010 (4 months) Contracts Administrator (Contract - Satcon Technology) @ netPolarity, Inc. Order Administration: data entry, purchase order review, answer inquiries from sales team and customers on pending orders/shipments, and advise improvements on ERP system. Meet weekly with engineering, planning, and logistics to discuss issues, pending shipments, and process improvements. From April 2010 to July 2010 (4 months) Procurement Specialist III @ VERISIGN INC • Sourcing specialist managing following commodities: IT Hardware/Telecom procurement contract & spend management. • Awards: Rapid Realtime Award (10/2008); Collaboration Award (06/2009)• Divestiture Program Lead: Sourcing/Procurement Project Lead for divesting businesses. Ensure assets, contracts, and any additional financial obligations are properly transitioned to the new business upon divestiture closure. Led the negotiation and elimination of transfer and termination fees. Cost savings from divestiture activities: $250,000.• Contract Reviews: Analysis & Negotiation of Hardware & Telecom contract (Purchase Agreements, SOW’s, Service Agreements) terms & conditions to ensure consistency with corporate policies. Also negotiated opportunities for cost savings (pricing discounts, payment terms, shipping, and term commitments). • Spend Analysis: Review internal business unit’s supplier spend forecasts and discuss areas for cost savings opportunities (upcoming projects, consolidating spend w/strategic suppliers, etc.) • Supplier Management: Review supplier performance (contract pricing accuracy, delivery punctuality, service history, analyze overall supplier performance and addresses areas for improvement), Analyze markets trends and recommend sources for supplies. Requests RFQ’s and negotiates best possible pricing and shipping terms from suppliers. Conduct RFP/RFI via Ariba E-Sourcing tool. Review & approve requests for new suppliers.Computer Proficiencies: Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Visio, Outlook, Power Point, SharePoint), ERP systems (Oracle 11i, SAP), E-Sourcing Applications: Ariba (RFP, RFI) From June 2008 to August 2009 (1 year 3 months) Sourcing Specialist @ HIRESTRATEGY, INC. (Contingent Workforce Placement Agency) • Divestiture Lead: Review divesting businesses contracts and purchase orders. Analyze associated costs for contract assignments and/or terminations. Draft contract and/or asset assignment letters for divestitures and retrieve required departmental approvals. Resolve pending receiving and purchase order closures for divesting businesses. • Contract Reviews: Provided commercial terms review for Contracts and SOW’s. From March 2008 to June 2008 (4 months) Buyer I @ MedImmune, Inc. • Procurement of tangible goods/services for the following commodities: laboratory (supplies), IT hardware (supplies, HW maintenance, service agreements), employee training/seminars, Print Equipment/Supplies,& Marketing supplies. Maintain laboratory supply center/inventory orders for multiple departments. Review & approve requests for new suppliers. Follow up on purchase orders from “cradle to grave” and expedite shipments as necessary. Create and analyze supplier spend reports exported from SAP purchase order data.• Procurement “Road shows”: Presented overview of Procurement’s policies & procedures to internal departmental contacts and gathered feedback on procurement processes. From June 2007 to April 2008 (11 months) Purchasing Assistant @ AEROTEK, INC. (Contingent Workforce Placement Agency) • Administrative Support including: Answering phone & email inquiries, faxing, filing, and photocopying documents. Create/submit purchase orders via SAP ERP system, process RMA returns & credit memo requests, creation of visio work flow charts to document procurement processes, and resolve receiving & invoicing issues. From November 2006 to June 2007 (8 months) Shift Supervisor @ Peet's Coffee & Tea • Shift supervisor in charge of daily operations and support retail staff to heighten store productivity, efficiency, and customer satisfaction.• Excellent customer service skills.• Conduct promotional coffee tasting seminars.• Responsible for preparation, verification, and delivery of bank deposits.• Procurement of supply and merchandise inventory• Employee of the year 2004 From May 2001 to August 2006 (5 years 4 months)
In a nutshell
Ranked #973 out of 19,460 for Contracts Administrator (Contract - Satcon Technology) in California
Introversion (I), Sensing (S), Thinking (T), Perceiving (P)
1 year(s), 3 month(s)
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