Expert in Procurement, Supply Chain, Sourcing, EPC, Commodity/ Supplier Management
Expert ID: 733559 Pennsylvania, USA
Subject matter expert insights in the procurement space.
Assisting clients in strategic planning, problem solving, transformations and short term project support.
SOURCING AND PROCUREMENT
Poor internal controls and supplier spend leverage led to missed savings opportunities. Analyzed historical spend data, identified areas for improvement, developed value proposition, communicated roadmap to stakeholders, launched program and tracked performance. Achieved $27M annual cost savings on $1.2B spend over 18 months.
Inconsistent procurement and subcontract processes led to subpar operational performance. Performed gap analysis, identified bottlenecks, outlined plan, assembled team, tailored, scaled and classified processes according to risk, eliminated redundancies, revamped and trained. Decreased labor hours 10% over a 6-month period.
COACHING AND MENTORING
Inadequate talent development program prohibited staff development. Conducted talent assessments, identified competency gaps, developed on boarding program, established performance standards, trained mentors and expanded initiative. Reskilled 25% of division workforce; facilitated 15 staff promotions over a 3-year period.
Poorly formulated contracts led to cost and schedule attrition. Identified root cause, developed and communicated risk mitigation plan, championed re-scoping of work for each trade, converted subcontracts to time and materials, conducted negotiations, established progress reviews; Reduced project cost overruns by $17M over 12 months.
LEADERSHIP AND TEAM BUILDING
Inefficient materials management resulted in excessive capital overruns and delays. Solicited feedback from engineering and construction, researched existing tools, defined gaps, acquired integrated life-cycle technology solution and oversaw project implementation; Reduced project overruns by 5% over a 3 year period.
|Year: 1972||Degree: BA||Subject: Business||Institution: Penn State|
|Years: 2014 to 2016||Employer: Aecom||Title: Sr. Director||Department: Procurement||Responsibilities: Oversaw a global supply chain with $6B annual spend. Responsible for strategic planning, procurement, subcontracts, materials management, logistics, organizational development, change management, process improvement, staffing and talent development and operational performance. Managed 400+ reports.|
|Years: 1999 to 2014||Employer: URS||Title: Director||Department: Procurement||Responsibilities: Oversaw a global supply chain with $4B in annual spend. Responsible for strategic planning, procurement, subcontracts, materials management, logistics, organizational development, change management, process improvement, contract negotiations, supplier relations, staffing and talent development and operational performance. Oversaw complex projects in EMEA, APAC, and North America. Managed 500+ reports.|
|Years: 1983 to 1999||Employer: Foster Wheeler||Title: Director||Department: Sourcing & Procurement||Responsibilities: Oversaw a global supply chain with $1.5B annual spend. Responsible for supporting sourcing, procurement, subcontracts, logistics, and manufacturing facilities in U.S., Europe and Asia geographies. Managed 200+ reports.|
|Years: 1999 to 2014||Agency: DOD, DOE, Army Corps of Engineers||Role: Procurement||Description: Mission critical projects|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 1983 to 2014||Country / Region: EMEA, APAC, Canada||Summary: Sourcing & Procurement|
|Associations / Societies|
|Licenses / Certifications|
Lean (Bronze, expired)
Six Sigma (White belt)
Career Coaching (AIM)
STS Board certified Safety Trained Supervisor (BCSP)
|Awards / Recognition|
|Peer nominated for annual corporate Lions award, company’s highest recognized achievement.|