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Handson management professional
with proven track record of delivering supply chain savings. Key strengths
in analyzing data, leveraging spend, selecting and negotiating with
suppliers, and implementing systems to reduce costs of materials and
manage spend consistently. Effectively builds, manages and motivates
teams. Expertise in operational procurement management, strategic
commodity management, and procuretopay processes.
Supply Chain Systems, Emerson Power Transmission, Valparaiso,
Chain Systems Support team for Emerson Power Transmission; led implementation
and maintenance of all procurement systems.
projects that improved procurement data quality which enabled leveraging
of entire spend.
team which designed and successfully implemented new ERP system Oracle
with no interruption of business activities.
Led seamless implementation
of system upgrade of indirect material purchasing system, including
training, from Oracle .. to ..; new version provides greater
functionality which facilitates greater user efficiency and utilization.
Bearing Business Unit, Emerson Power Transmission, Valparaiso,
direct material spend for Emerson Power Transmission; oversaw direct
reports, including buyers and clerical personnel.
responsiveness to manufacturing sites and strengthened project completion
rate by implementing a decentralized structure that more effectively
addressed sitespecific needs.
Saved $K in FY
through effective supplier negotiation and introduction of online reverse
Generated % cost
reduction in stamping operations by outsourcing $K of operations
to suppliers US and Chinese.
Cross Divisional Commodity
Manager, Corporate Procurement,
St. Louis, MO
spend in various commodities and led development of database to enhance
ability to leverage spend.
fastener spend by organizing and running an online auction that saved
over $M; reduced fastener supply base from over to ; negotiated
new agreements with suppliers.
Managed team that
collected descriptive information about purchased items and developed
database that resulted in $M savings.
Led brass forging
team and resourced $M of corporatewide brass forging spend $M
total spend to Asian suppliers, achieving $M in savings.
Concentration: Operations, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis,
Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
in negotiating, project management, and lean processes.