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Regional Director of Procurement, Southeast
19 years experience W2 Chattanooga, TN
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Recent Experience
Regional Director of Procurement, Southeast 01/18 - present
MS Visio Project Management Stakeholder Engagement
Strategic Procurement Manager 12/15 - 01/18
Change Management Contract Management Microsoft Excel Stakeholder Engagement
Global Corporate Commodity Manager 11/12 - 12/15
Summary

PROFESSIONAL OBJECTIVE

  • I am seeking a senior level management position in Strategic Sourcing, Purchasing, Procurement or Supply Chain Management that will utilize my extensive experience and abilities.

KEY STRENGTHS

  • Leadership
  • Team Player
  • Motivation
  • Flexibility
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Self-Evaluator
  • Focus on Profit
  • Planning
  • Decision Making
  • Optimism
  • Delegation
  • Organization
  • Lead by Example
  • Dynamic Communicator
  • Strong Negotiator

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

  • A detail-oriented and talented professional with over 20 years of accomplishments leading purchasing, strategic sourcing, commodity management, logistics, inventory control, operations, and project management initiatives for diversified International corporations.
  • Throughout my career, I have been consistently recognized for continual success in developing systems and processes to streamline operations, increase revenues, and enhance profit performance.
  • I possess the keen ability to see the “big picture” while staying up-to-date of business details and tight deadlines.
  • I successfully lead cross functional teams, negotiate contracts, developing long term sourcing and commodity strategies, utilizing e-sourcing tools, managing working capital, total cost analysis, and global sourcing to reduce cost and maximize profits.
  • I am considered a strong strategic planner, problem solver, and persuasive leader. I have excellent team building skills resulting in maximizing team member contribution.
  • I am committed to managing operations and projects flawlessly while consistently delivering desired results and contributing to revenue producing activities.

Top 5 Skills
SkillsProficiencyLast Used
Stakeholder Engagement
2020
Change Management
2018
Contract Management
2018
Microsoft Excel
2018
MS Visio
2020
Education and Certifications
Bachelor's in Global Supply Chain & Logistics
University of Syracuse 2018
University of Pittsburgh
C.P.P.M,
Certified Purchasing Professional Manager Certification,
Preferences
Availability:Immediately
Willing to relocate?:Yes
Relocation preference
Any location
Prepared to Travel:No travel (0%)
Employment Type:Any
Security Clearance:No clearance
Citizenship:U.S. Citizen