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Yyyyyy x. yyyyyy

0000 xxxxxx xxxx , xxxx , xxxxx 00000



Country of Citizenship:   USA

Social Security Number:  XXX-XX-XXXX



Vacancy Announcement #:

Position:       Logistics Management Specialist/Purchasing Agent/Contract Specialist




Core Competencies

Purchasing, Contract Negotiation, Procurement, Prototype Development, Expenditure Analysis, Market Analysis, Model Development, Economic Trend Identification, Budget Management, Purchase Orders, Contract Oversight, Advanced Business Software Including MS Office Suite, SAP, Maximo and Trackwise, Computerized Purchasing Systems, Inventory Management, Report Preparation, International Experience, Bachelor of Arts Degree, Certified Purchasing Professional, Graduate-U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Secret Security Clearance



Professional Experience

2008 - 2009

Metso Minerals

York, PA

Salary:      $70,000 Annual

Hours per Week:  ____

Supervisor:      N/A                                                                  May Not Contact 


Purchasing Agent


Charged with negotiating multi-million dollar contracts for purchasing of major castings and forgings utilized by this precious metals mining venture in their ball, SAG and rod mills.  Oversaw procurement of various types of grinding equipment and lubricants employed in day-to-day operations in these plants.  Played key role in cross-functional team tasked with developing prototype Vertimill for mining industry.   




2006 - 2007

Wyeth Pharmaceuticals

Collegeville, PA

Salary:     $75,000 Annual

Hours per Week:  ___

Supervisor:  Robert Denholm, ( xxx-xxx-xxxx                      May Contact 



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Senior Purchasing Analyst


In this senior Purchasing role, analyzed pharmaceutical industry from a financial viewpoint, with

particular focus on Wyeth expenditures and how to control them, and undertook various market

research initiatives directed toward developing forecasts, modeling total costs and identifying economic trends. 


With the larger corporate sourcing strategy as a guiding principle, tracked and provided updates for developing advancement of emerging technologies, innovations and changes, some of which required use of international resources.  To accommodate outsourcing of some procurement activities to India, served in change agent role, producing 23 Global Sourcing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to assist the Global Business Office with incorporating these new processes and procedures.  Held oversight of negotiation of numerous $50,000+ contracts, resulting in savings at multiple sites.  Additionally, gained control of information security at various locations.





1995 - 2006

Wyeth Pharmaceuticals

Marietta, PA

Salary:             $75,000 Annual

Hours per Week:  ___

Supervisor:      Numerous                                                       May Not Contact


Purchasing Manager/Senior Plant Buyer


Retained to manage procurement of various raw materials to be utilized in production of vaccines and pediatric medicines at this 1,000-employee facility with an annual capital and expense budget of $53-$75MM.  Due to acceptance by management of recommendations for installation of updated, automated system, plant processed 10,000+ in purchase orders annually.


To ensure maximization of purchasing budget and that all monies were expensed most efficiently, designed and directed Supplier Certification procedures, which included multidisciplinary educational courses and seminars.  Additionally, led Supplier Review Team, comprised of members from several departments and charged with assuring that major raw material and product vendors were qualified suppliers.  Utilized MS Excel software to monitor costs and support accuracy of timely reports to senior management.  Was successful in achieving, on a consistent basis, across-the-board savings of $500,000 to $1.5MM annually.


In addition to raw material sourcing and procurement, held responsibility for physical plant services and maintenance, including negotiating and obtaining twelve design services and construction contracts, $10-15MM of total plant expenditure.




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1992 - 1995

PA Hospital & Institute of PA Hospital

Philadelphia, Pa

Salary: $40,000 Annual

Hours per Week:  ___

Supervisor:  Jeff Barclay                                                        May Not Contact


Purchasing Agent


As Purchasing Agent for this 450-patient hospital and psychiatric facility, held responsibility for $1MM+ diverse food purchasing annual budget.  Negotiated for and achieved annual savings of $60,000+ for regularly-purchased and commodity items through utilization of interpersonal skills to build rapport with vendors.


To improve efficiencies and generate regular cost reports, led five-member team which researched, selected and managed networked computer system for entire hospital and institute facilities.


In addition to introduction of computerized reporting system, played key role, based on investigation of various alternatives, in installation of cook/chill system for kitchens, which allowed for food preparation in a systematic, timely manner that resulted in personnel labor cost savings of $200,000 annually.





1988 - 1992

Baldwin Hardware Corporation

Reading, PA

Salary:   $30,000 Annual

Hours per Week: 

Supervisor:  Ralph Winterich                                                  May Not Contact       




Hired by major lock and bathroom fixture/hardware manufacturer to perform purchase of Maintenance, Repair and Operating (MRO) supplies and raw materials for utilization in this 700-employee manufacturing facility.  Designed and launched computerized inventory management and control system for $5MM+ in MRO materials, which heretofore had not been inventoried or tracked. 


This innovative solution led, within first year of hire, to assignments of increasing responsibility and authority, adding additional raw materials and special sourcing to procurement duties.  Company realized annualized $500,000 savings following introduction of inventory management/control project, as well as $50,000 savings in processing regularly-ordered commodities through utilization of blanket purchase order system.  Computerized systems allowed for development of monthly and semi-annual inventory and other statistical reports for use by production supervisors and managers.


Further savings for the General Hardware Products Group were realized by recommending and implementing outsourcing of materials and manufacturing to Taiwan and China.



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1986 - 1988

ISC Technologies, Materials Management Department

Lancaster, PA

Salary:  $25,000 Annual

Hours per Week: 

Supervisor:  Tom Heberlein                                                    May Not Contact




Worked closely with the Vice President of Finance in implementing a number of financially-based improvements for company.  Utilized computer familiarity to develop automated Materials Management reports, vendor analyses and automated capitalization of two manufacturing processes, resulting in sizable corporate savings.  Facilitated development of financial spreadsheet reports which assisted in fund dispersal for international travel needs.  Conducted computerized fixed asset inventory, first in company history.  Additionally, was tasked with procurement of raw materials, assembly components and all office supplies.






Indiana University of PA, Indiana, PA

Bachelor of Arts






American Purchasing Society, Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP)

Karrass Negotiation

Dale Carnegie Effective Speaking

NAPM Supplier Certification

Alamo Problem Solving & Decision Making:  Peter Lowe, Get Motivated Seminar




Professional Affiliation

American Purchasing Society, Member


Institute of Supply Management, Member




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Military Background

U.S. Army, 28 years, 2 Mobilizations, Retired



LTC USAR 1 Jul 1999

MAJ USAR 6 Dec 1992

CPT USAR 24 Jul 1986

1LT AUS 4 Apr 1984

2LT USAR-AD 25 May 1980


U.S. Army Reserve, 99th Regional Readiness Command, Pittsburgh, PA

Lieutenant Colonel

Leadership skills in Logistics and Personnel Administration

Participant, Operation Desert Storm, 1990, Enduring Freedom, 2004

Graduate, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth, KS



Military Education

Air Load Planners Course (Resident) 1998

Civil Affairs Advanced Course (Resident) 1997

Multifunctional Combat Service Support Officers Course (FA 90) (Nonresident) 1994

Unit Movement Officer Course (Ft McCoy) (Resident) 1993

Command and General Staff College (Nonresident) 1992

Rail Deployment Planning Crs (Resident) 1991

Installation Traffic Management Course 1990 (Resident) 1990

Transportation Officer Advanced Course (Nonresident) 1989

First Line Supervisors Retention Course (1st Army) (Resident) 1987

DOD Anti-Sexual Harassment Supervisors Course (Resident) 1985

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Course (Resident) 1981

AG Officer Basic Course (Resident) 1980



Decorations, Service Medals, Badge

Legion of Merit

Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster)

Army Commendation Medal (7 Oak Leaf Clusters)

Joint Service Commendation Medal (Desert Storm)

Army Achievement Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters)

Armed Forces Reserve Medal (M Device)

National Defense Service Medal

Army Service Ribbon

Army Superior Unit Award (Desert Storm)

Army Reserve Commendation Medal (3)

Overseas Service Ribbon (2)

DA Certificate of Achievement

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