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Resume for Thomas P. for Purchasing / Procurement in Maple Grove, Minnesota

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Country: United States City: Maple Grove
State: Minnesota ZIP: 55311

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Thomas J. P.

th Avenue North

Maple Grove, MN 

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Resultsoriented, highly skilled manager with demonstrated leadership, integrity, interpersonal strengths and commitment to quality.  Recognized ability to effectively assess & resolve issues.  Proficient in domestic and international strategic sourcing, purchasing, supply chain management, major subcontract and program management capabilities.  Achieves stated goals and objectives.  Effective negotiator and contract manager achieving reduced total cost and risk mitigation.  Drives implementation of initiatives inclusive of crossfunctional business partners. 


  • Leadership and Teamwork Skills
  • Supplier and Program Management
  • Significant Cost Reductions
  • Spend Analytics
  • Electronic Sourcing eBid
  • Supplier Diversity Manager
  • Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Excellent Written/Verbal Skills
  • Process Improvement & Change Management
  • Proficient in both Domestic / International Contracting


    MEDTRONIC, INC.  Shoreview, MN                                                                                                          

    Senior Commodity Specialist IT – Corp. Purchasing Day Contract     / / 

    Responsible for acquisition of enterprise software,

  • Negotiate, establish, and manage global enterprise global & domestic software and service contracts.
  • Lead crossfunctional global commodity teams that will leverage purchasing power, improve processes and systems to reduce overall costs

    ADC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. Eden Prairie, MN  / –/  

    Senior Purchasing Manager – Corporate Purchasing  

    Responsible for Indirect Sourcing, contract creation and administration of corporate contracts supporting HR, Marketing, IT, Finance, Facilities and Sr. Management.  Manage and supervise staff tasked with creating tactical, technology, consulting and strategic contracts; ensure SOW, resources, schedule, deliverables, acceptance criteria and terms are clearly defined within contracts to mitigate risk to ADC and ensure successful relationship.  Measure actual performance against goals on regular basis and present results to senior management.

  • Achieved cost savings of $ – M per year; team of commodity managers/buyers.
  • Achieved major increase in utilization of corporate purchasing within corporate entities resulting in cost savings, risk mitigation and improved contract negotiation/management.
  • Supported process and governance implementation for purchasing and spend limit modifications resulting in increased internal efficiency and productivity.
  • Improved internal customer satisfaction results related to added value, decreased leadtime and cost reduction.
  • Supplier Diversity Program Manager.  Maintained ADC’s SBA Supplier Diversity Program goals  and reporting requirements. 
  • Strategic Procurement Manager – Corporate Purchasing

    Global Manager within Corporate Services for all indirect contracts and procurement.

  • Established initial global IT hardware and software countries strategic sourcing and distribution process.
  • Optimized travel program resulting in % average trip cost reduction after months; Best in Class Travel Program as defined by Amex Analysis.
  • Negotiated/managed better and fiscally sound major contracts supporting Corporate Quality, Marketing, Corporate Travel, and HR.
  • Established new Global Indirect Supply Management Integration Team; provided project management skills, negotiation skills and reporting for major commodity groups.
  • Supplier Diversity Program Manager.  Established and maintained potential diversity supplier database, communicated program requirements to internal customers and supported ADC customer WMBE goals and reporting requirements.


    Purchasing Manager
  • Six Sigma Black Belt.  % of time dedicated to Black Belt project management and implementation.
  • Provided expertise and support for implementation of Apogee Purchasing Advisory Council; leveraging additional and more effective purchasing power and best practices for Apogee Companies parent company.
  • Project lead for successful and timely implementation of major supplier consolidation and process improvement projects.

    FORTIS, INC., Woodbury, MN    

    Senior Consultant, Fortis National Consortium

    Project leader for national acquisitions, interfacing with all Fortis locations and suppliers to develop, implement and manage national agreements.

  • Implemented process improvements and measurement criteria based on benchmarking and “best in class” processes.

    ALLIANT TECHSYSTEMS, INC. formerly Honeywell, Inc., Hopkins, MN   

    Manager, Corporate Travel, Transportation Logistics and Corporate Agreements
  • Directed export/import licensing and shipments, domestic transportation/logistics, regulatory compliance, and managed $M corporate travel program.
  • Saved $M through implementing joint agency, airline, car and hotel agreement.
  • Implemented supplier rating system resulting in significantly improved service levels.
  • Key corporate facilitator in successful multimillion dollar strategic supplier agreements.
  • Senior Principal Procurement Specialist

    Sourced commodity & custom hardware, defined strategies and supplier base for program requirements.

  • Led startup of strategic technology business, realizing $M multiyear contract.
  • Implemented Supplier Base Management program resulting in improved performance and cost reductions.
  • Developed and successfully managed commodity group team.
  • Subcontract Program Manager

    Managed acquisition of major subsystems, large production programs, and administered annual expenditures in excess of $M.

  • Served as primary interface with suppliers, government, crossfunctionally, to achieve subcontract and divisional business objectives.
  • Conducted proposal, negotiation, contract activities, implemented  quality and cost reduction programs
  • Successfully negotiated $M contract with major subcontractor for followon program.
  • Developed international source with U.K. Ministry of Defence, realizing $M contract.
  • Supported International Integrated Logistics Support program, directed cost, schedule and delivery requirements.

    Previously at Honeywell, experienced consistent promotion from Production Coordinator, Senior Buyer, Semiconductor Procurement Specialist, Subcontract Manager to Material Program Manager, acquiring expertise supporting production, R&D, and incorporating stateoftheart technology.


    Mini MBA, Business Management, St. Thomas Graduate School of Business

    BA, Liberal Arts/Science, Hamline University

    Gov’t Acquisition & Contract Mgmt. Cert. Program, St. Thomas Graduate School of Business 


    ISM CPSM Certification in Process

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