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profile of qualifications
results-focused purchasing professional specializing in contract negotiations, bidding processes, policy / procedure compliance, team building, and customer service eager to support an employer in maximizing success. top-performer with the ability to make decisions which reflect positively on business productivity, corporate well-being, and client satisfaction. integral team player who can handle multiple assignments within deadline-driven environments. excellent communicator who effectively interfaces with all business representatives through to executive level. ambitious self-starter who demonstrates superior attention-to-detail and sharp problem-solving skills.
spearheaded a team savings of over $70 million during a high-profile contract with continuum healthpartners.
recognized as lead team member during the critical implementation of complex oracle mmis systems and processes.
realized a departmental goal for an annualized savings of $3.2 million.
proactively redesigned an ineffective supply chain process to streamline overall operations and guarantee business success.
administered and tracked a $16-million capital project improvement plan while concurrently implementing the purchasing module of a fully integrated materials management computer system.
initiated a forms management program that achieved a cost savings of $125,000 to include promoting the removal and reinstallation of 15 photocopiers which generated over $20,000 in savings per year.
senior director (2003 c present)
apply dynamic leadership talents toward administering a procurement services outsource agreement for continuum healthpartners, along with directing a 23-member staff of managers, buyers, and expeditors in handling daily purchasing and invoice efforts.
expertly facilitate mmis item master processes to include the maintenance, implementation, and conversion of gpo contracts, as well as cost-effectively negotiating local contracts to maximize bottom-line results.
business unit manager (2001 c 2003)
strategically steered daily procurement activities for ancillary and patient care services areas by reviewing incoming requisitions for adherence with strict purchasing policies / procedures, level of approval, and contract compliance.
planned and delegated buyer assignments to optimize use of resources which included evaluating work performance and turnaround times.
contributed sharp technical proficiencies toward setting up electronic requisitioning templates within an esi system, along with training department users in basic operations to ensure seamless business practices at all times.
utilized broad scope of industry and professional services knowledge to support management with diverse customer service issues and standardization of contract implementation, as well as resolving key business challenges in a prompt manner.
drove business success by supervising daily purchasing department operations to include serving as project owner of a materials management-based application for the lawson information system (i.e. materials, account payable, inventory control) implementation.
demonstrated strong communications skills toward authoring policies, procedures, and training documentation for a new mmis.
conducted resourceful evaluations and initiated the proactive conversion of stock / non-stock items.
resident director of purchasing
optimized purchasing department efforts by planning, organizing, and directing all activities (i.e. negotiation, receipt, distribution).
established and managed competitive bidding processes while evaluating and implementing appropriate group purchasing contracts.
ensured compliance with all department policies and procedures to include executing client contract requirements by assisting with individualized product evaluation / selection and participating on a value analysis team.
additional job history
director of purchasing (1994 c 1997) • senior buyer (1990 c 1994)
additional professional roles held prior to 1990
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