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> 15+ years of progressively increasing purchasing, materials

management, supply chain management, strategic sourcing,
contract management, and supplier/customer relationship
experience and responsibilities.
> Experience in Aerospace manufacturing and support, Precision
Sheet Metal and Machining fabrication, Mining and Mine Reclamation
services and support, Medical and High-Tech turnkey electronics
> Certified Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma with a proven record
of facilitating, training, and successfully assisting in the
implementation of projects focused on supplier management,
commodity management, the development of alternative sources
for critical support items, and various cost savings and risk
mitigation initiatives.
> Trained and experienced in FAR, DFAR, ITAR, and Import/Export
Compliance controls, as well as Project Management, Purchasing
Management, and Team Leadership.
Kinross Gold Corporation
Republic, Washington
July 2009 to May 2010
> Lead a team of 3 buyers, 4 warehouse technicians, 2 logistics
technicians, and 1 supply chain specialist at a high performing
gold mine and milling operation in Northeastern Washington
> Responsible for all areas of the Supply Chain including;
Purchasing, Inventory Control, Warehouse Management, Contract
negotiations, Contract Management, and Supplier performance
> Responsible for the creation of process maps and standard
operating procedures as they pertained to the Integrated
Supply Chain at both a local, regional, and Corporate level.
> Initiated and implemented processes and procedures to reduce
spend, increase inventory turns, reduce inventory overhead, and
increase internal Customer support and satisfaction.
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.
Phoenix, Arizona
Sep 2008 to Dec 2008
> Supervised a team of 6 buyers and planners in the support,
purchasing, and contract negotiation as required to maintain
addequate support for a total of 11 active and inactive mines
throughout Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, and New Mexico.
> Participated in the development, communication, and training
of Corporate sourcing processes and strategies.
> Identified external price and market indices used to measure
and track internal buying performance, supplier performance,
and external market trends.
> Assisted Mine Site Management with special analysis of
inventory control, turnover, cost of goods sold, back order
rates, and other areas of concern or interest.
Honeywell Consumables Solutions
Tempe, Arizona
Mar 2006 to Aug 2008
> Directly responsible for managing 12 commodities with an
estimated spend of $800 million annually.
> Required to negotiate pricing and delivery requirements on
the specific commodities I managed and to negotiate, meet with
key stakeholders, and completely administer all contracts
created for the commodities I managed.
> Conducted in-depth research of potential suppliers (financials,
delivery history, offerings...) to ensure proper fit with
program requirements.
> Revitalized a revolutionary and patented program that
eliminated inventory stock and enabled direct ship to Customers
directly from approved Suppliers, resulting in over $61 million
in inventory reduction in 2007.
American Sheetmetal, Inc.
Chandler, Arizona
Apr 2003 to Mar 2006
> Prepared bid packages, scopes of work, and purchase orders.
> Determined bidders lists, analyzed quotations, read data
sheets and technical drawings, selected qualified Vendors,
negotiated prices and ship terms, and also tracked and analyzed
supplier performance.
> Reorganized and oversaw Receiving Department, Incoming
Inspection Department, and all quality related issues pertaining
to purchases made.
> Interfaced with Engineering, Estimating, and Production to
ensure proper support and delivery schedules were met.
> Negotiated long-term contracts with suppliers to lock in
material costs in volatile metals market, resulting in over
$25 million in annual spend.
> Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (GB)
> Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (BB)
> NAPM Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP)
> NAPM Certified Professional Purchasing Manager (CPPM)
> Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
> Certified Expert in Microsoft Office 2003
> Certified Expert in Microsoft Office 2007
> Certificate in International Business Management
(through the Thunderbird School of International Management)
> Certificate in Website Development, HTML Programming,
Flash Programming, 3D Graphic Design
(through the University of Advancing Technology)
> Fundamentals of Effective Purchasing (Seminar by ISM)
> National Association of Purchasing Managers - Membership
> Institute for Supply Management - Membership
> Project Management Professionals - Membership
> Purchasing and the Law (4 day Seminar by ISM)
> International Society of Six Sigma Professional - Membership

- References available upon request.

- Letters of Recommendation available upon request.
- Resume in Word (.doc or .docx) available upon request.