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997 Osbon Drive
Aiken, SC 29801
Procurement Specialist
31 years experience W2
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and Goal Experienced Capital, Engineering Buyer and Procurement Specialist with demonstrated history of working in the Pharmaceutical industry seeking opportunities to serve and develop on a Procurement team. Strong Procurement Professional with MCIPS (Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply), SPSM (Senior Professional in Supply Management) certification under GlaxoSmithKline and SAP certification with Master Data Management.

Procurement Specialist
Professional/Consulting Services
Apr 2018 - Apr 2020
Procurement Specialist responsible for Procurement of Direct, Indirect and MRO materials, parts, and services, negotiating and drafting contracts, sourcing, RFP process and overseeing bidding process. Established internal procurement process and procedures, managed vendor background checks and approvals, contracts and spend. Trained new buyers on SAP Procurement and Avara Procurement Policies. Managed stock room operations and inventory accuracy. Developed projects and led Procurement team to control spend, improve total spend controlled by contract and total spend influenced by Procurement while reducing inventory. Responsible for vendor selection, negotiation, contract structuring and management. Managed buyers in SAP MRP ordering, issuing Purchase Orders, vendor issue resolutions, metrics and reporting on Opex and Capex data in support of site. Sourced and Negotiated New Contracts for Security Company resulting in a reduction of 70K, Chiller Service resulting in a reduction of 64K, Security Badge/Camera resulting in a reduction of 21K, Water Purification Service reduced by 21K, Uniform Cleaning, Café Food Service, Janitorial Service, Calibration Services, HVAC and Dehumidifier Service, Air Compressor Service, Water Treatment Service, Boiler Service, SCANA, EMS/BMS and Fire Management Service Improving Services, Scope, and Reducing Cost to OPEX.
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Feb 2011 - Mar 2018
Experienced MRO & Capital Buyer skilled Negotiation, Performance, Spend Analysis, Contract Structuring and Management. Responsible for indirect and capital procurement for parts and services for GSK Aiken OPEX and CAPEX. Skilled in supplier performance, spend analysis, responsible for Indirect, MRO and Capital spend for parts and services for GSK Aiken Operations, Engineering, Quality, Lab, Warehouse, and EHS departments. Management of services for Facility Engineering department. Sourcing parts and services to the benefit of GSK, issuing Purchase Orders through various platforms like SAP, INFOR EAM and Ariba, approving and ensuring invoices are paid in a timely manner, negotiating contracts and service agreements. As a member of the Capital team, I issued request for bids on projects, collected and analyzed bids, issued Contract Awards and Non-Award notices, sourced and procured Capital services, equipment and parts. Leading the Procurement team to aid the engineering team to successfully complete projects such as the NICO Packaging Air Quality Project, the Baker Perkins Extruder Project, GSK Aiken Area 1000 HVAC Project, Underground Storage Tank Removal Project, Document Storage Project, Fluid Bed Dryer Explosion Protection Project, Waste Stream Zero to Landfill Project
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Feb 1992 - Feb 2011
Responsible for the efficient operation of packaging and manufacturing equipment overseeing all aspects of maintenance and management of maintenance mechanics. Overseen Preventative Maintenance and Repair work orders - SAP Maintenance Repair System Manager. GlaxoSmithKline: Capital and Engineering Buyer -
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Senior Professional in Supply Management certification under GlaxoSmithKline
SAP certification with Master Data Management