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Resume for Nancy P. for Purchasing / Procurement / Printing & Publishing in Glen Head, New York

Occupation: Purchasing / Procurement Industry: Printing & Publishing
Country: United States City: Glen Head
State: New York ZIP: 11545

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Ellen Court, Glen Head, New York 

/ home   / cell



SOURCE INTERLINK MEDIA formerly PRIMEDIA Madison Avenue, New York, New York


wResponsible for creating and maintaining budgets for magazine titles.

wManaged team in development of cost related manufacturing analysis, including monthly accounting close.

wManaged special project estimating, cost reduction analysis, product enhancement cost analysis.

wAssisted Vice President of Manufacturing on corporate initiatives such as acquisition analysis.

wProvided business groups with cost estimates for special issues and custom publications as requested.

wMonitored manufacturing efficiency and recommended cost control measures.

wMaintained, enhanced, and administrated a sophisticated budgeting model utilizing TM.

wWorked with Finance to insure that Manufacturing model and Finance model were compatible and information was consistent.

wSupervised team to insure that all costs were recorded accurately in the financials on a monthly basis.

wProvided accounting group monthly accruals for print, paper, and distribution.

wTracked actual expenses and variances against budget and provided variance explanations as necessary. 

wDeveloped procedures to ensure consistency in quoting procedures.

wCoordinated group projects regarding analysis, studies, etc. related to manufacturing and distribution. 


w Responsible for the manufacture of all marketing and promotional related ancillary projects company wide including: kit folders, brochures, flyers, calendars, decals/stickers, single issue publications, case bound books, banners, posters and unique items such as plastic license plate holders, cooler bags, hats, etc.

w Analyzed bids, selected vendors, negotiated contracts for repeat items, created schedules, proofing, supervised distribution, oversaw  invoicing and produced occasional mailings for digital, sheetfed and web offset printing.

w Administrator of Procurement Program – NOOSH – web based :  Evaluated procurement programs and made selection recommendation to senior management.   Developed and worked with vendor to create customized templates specific to magazine and ancillary project procurement.  Established program perimeters including user set up and roles, pricing structure, product categories, product type, terms and conditions, vendor base, workgroups, customized reports. Negotiated contract, oversaw implementation schedule, set up training classes. Responsible for all aspects of the program.

w Administrator of Stationery Program:  Established centralized stationery web based ordering portal used company wide. Selected vendor, negotiated contract, gathered and provided all stationery products over to have uniform perimeters, assigned and set up ordering contacts and procedures.  Trained users and created ordering instruction manual for online ordering tool.   

FORBES INC. Fifth Avenue, New York, New York


w Directly responsible for all financial reporting related to the manufacture of FORBES, including creating annual million dollar manufacturing budget. 

w Responsible for coding and paying all printer and paper invoices, including checking to insure invoices were billed per contract.  

w Updated contracts with vendors, as necessary, for printing and paper.

w Reviewed monthly financial statements with accounting. 

w Created manufacturing budget program, which automatically calculated issue costs, as well as other programs that calculated issue weights and estimated postage and freight costs.

w Estimated and oversaw manufacturing of all specialty Forbes prints projects, from prepress to distribution.  This included utilizing different vendors, analyzing bids, creating schedules, selection of paper, negotiating contracts, creating specifications, and managing entire manufacturing process.

w Purchased and oversaw delivery of million dollars worth of paper annually, both groundwood and freesheet, for offset web printing. Responsible for maintaining paper inventory, paper analysis, tracking over/under consumption, liaison between paper suppliers and Forbes, conduct paper tests, annually calculated paper running rates and adjust as contract permits.

w Successfully conducted a threeday Forbes Manufacturing Workshop, consisting of people from various departments through out the company.  Taught the basic principles of prepress, printing, binding, finishing, paper and distribution. Created and wrote a page handout which accompanied the workshop.  

Production Director , Sussex Publishers, Inc.

Production Manger , Times Mirror Magazines

Assistant Production Manager  – ,  Diamandis Communications and Hearst Magazines    

OTHER SKILLS: Some HTML, Website Design, Computer Repair – Hardware and Software, Social Media and Google Apps.  Currently obtaining PMP Certification.  

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts in Communications, May

                  State University of New York, College at Oswego, Oswego, New York  

AFFILIATIONS: P – Partnership in Print Production   Regular member since . Executive Board, Secretary and

         Alpha Delta Eta Alumni Association   Founder , President  



                                                       PEWTER AWARD  BOSTON GARDEN BANNER YEARS  

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