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Kevin
kevinbrown422@gmail.com
561-602-1526
5016 Nautica Lake Cir
Green Acres, FL 33463
Strategic Sourcing Manager, Indirect Procurement
19 years experience W2
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Strategic Sourcing Manager, Indirect Procurement
Jun 2018 - Jun 2020
Boca Raton, FL
  • Championed $79M Warehouse & Distribution category which includes Warehouse Services, MRO, Corrugate, Conveyers, Powered Industrial Equipment and Service, Racking, and Packaging Supplies.
  • Executed strategic sourcing events for Drayage Services, Corrugate, Ocean Freight, Facility Maintenance Services, MRO, Compactor Services, and Dock Door Services, achieving $2.5M in savings in 2019.
  • Delivered $7.9M in cash flow improvement by negotiating favorable payment terms, including Net 90.
  • Developed detailed category playbooks outlining objectives, strategic sourcing opportunities, market analysis, and cost saving targets.
  • Enhanced collaboration with Internal Stakeholders increasing engagement score by 60%.
  • Supported peers in developing and executing sourcing events for Facility Maintenance Services, Store Operations, and Transportation Services.
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Procurement Specialist/Manager
Jul 2017 - Feb 2018
Riviera Beach, FL
Small Business Accelerator Program
  • Pioneered the Small Business Accelerator Program as part of the City's newly established Department of Economic Development. Key tasks included outreach and educating small businesses on how to do business with City as well as providing a network of resources to connect small businesses in development and growth.
  • Secured incremental cost savings by leveraging technology, GPO's, Cooperatives, and state contracts.
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Category Manager
Jun 2014 - Feb 2016
Home Services - Ft. Lauderdale A leading provider of home maintenance warranty plans and services.
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Medical Devices
Feb 2012 - Jun 2013
Tallahassee, FL
Agency administers statewide contracts for state agencies, local governments, and educational institutions. Bureau Chief, Goods Procurement
  • Directed a staff of 12 in the strategic sourcing, implementation, and contract management of $800M in state-wide contracts for flooring materials, motor vehicles, institutional food, auto parts, MRO, bulk fuel and propane gas, ammunition, medical supplies, office supplies and equipment.
  • Managed pipeline of sourcing strategies, contract renewals, assuring and RFP/RFQ/RFI's are on track, effectively managed, and delivering value.
  • Delivered 4% in savings by collaborating and aggregating spend with strategic suppliers, state and local agencies, universities, and consortiums.
  • Directed a staff of 6 in managing Florida's Office of Supplier Diversity.
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Global Category Manager
Mar 2005 - Jan 2012
Princeton, NJ
$42 Billion Global manufacturing company based in Switzerland with operational headquarters in New Jersey.
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Manager, Indirect Procurement
Oct 2002 - Mar 2005
Syracuse, NY
(United Technologies Corp) - World leader in air conditioners, furnaces, HVAC, and central air conditioning products.
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Education
ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT
Rochester Institute of Technology
Mechanical Engineering
Southern University and A&M College
Certifications
CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL IN SUPPLY MANAGEMENT (CPSM)
Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity (CPSD)
Skills
Procurement
2020
10
RFP
2020
4
Stakeholder Engagement
2020
3
Business Development
2017
1
Contract Management
2013
1
Project Management
2017
1
Sourcing
2013
1
Change Management
0
1