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RssProcurement/Category Manager - 7 years experience - contract negotiation and authorship

Degreed, analytical, and organized Sourcing and Project Management professional with a successful record of achievement in product development, negotiations, vendor management, budgeting/financial management. Significant experience in the development and implementation of Procurement and Contracting Strategies on multiple high profile projects. Utilizes Processed Based Problem Solving techniques. Gained knowledge to lean systems; engineering of raw material; SMT, PCB, wave soldering and electronics manufacturing; Industrial Management and Planning; Engineering Economics; design/scheduling software includes Primavera P3, Pro E 2.0, and AutoCAD V.2000, Timberline; advanced Excel, PowerPoint, and Word


Orland Park, IL

About Me


Management & Business




 Reduced hard costs by approximately $650 per unit through negotiation producing savings of $720,000  Established savings equal to $27 million over life of project through value engineering and negotiation  Reduced hard costs by approximately $1,200 per unit changing production methods producing savings of $850,000 over life of current project  Achieved savings in 2009 project budgets cost by 38% from MRO/Capital Equipment spend categories first half of 2009

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Orland Park, IL

Major Responsibilities

Over the past seven years, I successfully developed teams, solutions, participated in cross-functional environments, and directed programs to meet commitments of internal and external customers including production, engineering, and executive offices. My resume and accomplishments reflect vendor management to internal and external customer bases, operational procurement, project management, and EPC energy and mining environments. Under my direction, my departments successfully performed contact negotiations and provided instruction to vendors and sales through authored material specifications, focusing on project goals, meeting all deadlines for deliverables



Bachelor Degree

Illinois Institute of Technology

  • Manufacturing & Materials Engineering Management