Bachelor of Arts, English/Education @
Supply Chain Professional with significant experience in procurement and manufacturing in the pharmaceutical, consumer products, and electronics industries. Skilled negotiator with a proven track record of cost savings, increasing profits and improving share holder value. Experienced in managing people and teams to maximize performance and eliminate waste. Excellent analytical, leadership, educational and presentation skills. Proficient in educating
Supply Chain Professional with significant experience in procurement and manufacturing in the pharmaceutical, consumer products, and electronics industries. Skilled negotiator with a proven track record of cost savings, increasing profits and improving share holder value. Experienced in managing people and teams to maximize performance and eliminate waste. Excellent analytical, leadership, educational and presentation skills. Proficient in educating and implementing Lean programs.
Sourcing Manager @ Manage contracts and supplier relationships for 10 pharmaceutical manufacturing sites in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. Negotiate multi-year agreements. Consistently exceed cost savings and diverse spend targets. From April 2011 to Present (4 years 9 months) Purchasing Manager at Integrated Microwave Technologies @ Small, publicly held manufacturer of high-tech electronic systems.
Managed team of buyers responsible for all RM and component purchases.
Administrated $11 million annual spend on goods for design, engineering, and manufacturing.
Negotiated contracts with local and international suppliers.
Negotiated with contract manufacturers and fabricators of electrical components and metal housings.
Taught APICS courses on site, led ERP implementation initiative for the department. From January 2010 to April 2011 (1 year 4 months) Purchasing Manager @ Mid-sized, privately-held manufacturer of generic OTC and Rx topicals and semi-solids; Managed Purchasing, Inventory Control, and Receiving Departments.
Managed four direct reports and 10 indirect reports including seven union employees.
Negotiated capital projects, international purchases, and contracts for goods for manufacturing including APIs, controlled chemicals, excipients, packaging components and more in a cGMP environment.
Administrated $12 million annual spend on goods for manufacturing.
Sourced new products and contributed to new product development teams.
Participated on the corporate team to search, identify, and implement a new ERP software package.
Negotiated long- and short-term contracts with local and international suppliers.
Created and led a Lean Education corporate initiative. From July 2007 to November 2009 (2 years 5 months) Senior Purchasing Agent/Planner @ $85 mil manufacturer of electrical wire and cable and electronic components.; Requested quotes, negotiated pricing and contracts for private labeled electrical cable.
Sourced products, planned purchases for purchased and manufactured items using BPCS 6.1.01 for more than $10 million annually.
Created and revised purchasing forecasts for finished goods.
Performed make-Vs-buy analyses for raw materials, components and finished goods.
Monitored and rated vendor performance, participated in vendor qualification, certification, and improvement processes.
Planned and released shop orders for flow manufacturing of wire and cable.
Balanced load on manufacturing facility, implementing lean principles. From August 1999 to June 2007 (7 years 11 months) Purchasing Product Manager @ $2 bil manufacturer of communication and electrical components.; Sourced electrical insulation products including pressure sensitive tape, solder, heat shrinkable tubing and others.
Negotiated pricing for distribution items.
Analyzed suppliers' performance.
Planned fabrication of tape slitting operation in 2 locations. From September 1996 to August 1999 (3 years) Senior Replenishment Center Planner @ $1.6 bil distributor/manufacturer of industrial/specialty chemicals.; Purchased bulk and packaged raw materials, finished goods and packaging supplies for distribution, manufacturing, blending and packaging.
Negotiated pricing for products, packaging supplies and transportation.
Planned manufacturing and packaging of bulk chemicals at multiple locations. From August 1988 to July 1996 (8 years)
Masters, Business Administration; Supply Chain Management and Global Business/Management @ Rutgers University, Graduate School of ManagementBachelor of Arts, English/Education @ Ithaca College Randi C. Klein CPIM is skilled in: Training, Public Speaking, Teaching, Purchasing, Lean Manufacturing, Manufacturing, APICS, Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain, Materials Management, MRP, Supply Chain Optimization, Supply Management, Logistics, Procurement
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