Worldwide Procurement Director

Edward W. Griggs
854 Oliver Street
Dallas, TX 75202
(817) 331-6263

Objective

Experienced professional seeks position as International Procurement Director or as International Supply Chain Specialist.
Summary

25+ years of successful experience in global leadership and business strategy. Proven ability to manage and direct international supply chains, procurement and quality assurance. Increasingly responsible for business expansion as company grew from 10 national facilities to 36 international facilities.
Credentials

Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering Technology

Continuing education includes: Stephen Covey Management Seminar and Six Sigma Certification.
Selected Accomplishments

• Responsible for $200MM in capital equipment purchases annually and $240 MM in commodities..
• Supplied 35 global facilities..
• Found $45M in annual savings.
• Organized a global recycling program for the company which resulted in $5.6M savings annually.
• Reduced floor space needs by 30% and inventory by $25 and cut production costs by 35%.
• Formulated and maintained a $400MM contract which cut material costs in 18 global sites by 46%.
Career History

Valerius Inc., Dallas, TX

2001 – Present
Senior Director of Strategic Programs

ICentral Texas Engine Company, Dallas, TX

1979 – 2001
Director of Purchasing and Worldwide Procurement Director
Led worldwide procurement needs. Supervised 10 engineers and entire assembly line. Created technology for new product development. Responsible for $25M procurement budget.

 

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Worldwide Marketing and Brand Manager

Kenny F. Manuel
1600 Colony Street
Stamford, CT 06905
(203) 253-7930

Profile

Experienced professional with marketing and advertising expertise. 8+ years in marketing and advertising for business to business customers and business to consumer experience. Proven ability to execute successful marketing campaigns across a wide range of industries. Developed web based campaign for several Fortune 100 companies. Computer proficiency in all Microsoft Office 2007 applications and internet research.
Background Includes:

• Marketing     • Brand Development
• Business Strategy     • Customer Service
• Leadership and Management     • Internet Marketing Solutions
EXPERIENCE

Rockland Corporation, Stamford, CT
Marketing and Brand Manager
Rapidly promoted because of demonstrated customer service skills and broad experience implementing international brand development campaigns.
· Developed and implemented an exhaustive internet marketing campaign which resulted in 25 new lucrative accounts and a consolidation of management and business processes.
· Cut annual costs by 72% in first year of implementation by creating a brand management plan to protect all company domain names.
· Led and directed an international effort to focus new hires to specific location. Worked with all levels of management and graphic design personnel
· Initiated a new brand management program to disperse new brand information to all global units.

Rockland Corporation, Stamford, CT
Marketing Project Manager – eMarketing Enterprise Group, 1999 – 2000
Recruited by company to focus marketing experience in the development of multi-media marketing materials and a business division strategy Intranet site. Emphasis on content management, brand management, and strategic marketing activities.
· Refined and restructured an internal communications process to disseminate and deliver company’s eBusiness initiative which led to the redesign and re-architecture of Intranet site, resulting in a 500% increase in hit rate, increased awareness, and integration of new direction.
· Spearheaded a project team that created four unique Web-based sales and marketing tools, allowing easy access and availability of sales and marketing information which increased productivity and helped decrease sales cycle.
· Worked in conjunction with corporate sales organization to conceptualize and develop online sales and marketing materials, resulting in easier access to critical information in the field.
· Piloted an initiative to take online content and make it more readily available through wireless and personal assistant devices (PDAs), positioning company as a player in content and application delivery on these devices, working with XML and content management technologies.

Crause and Associates, New York, NY
Marketing Communications Specialist, 1998 – 1999
Designed and implement brand management and publicity communication to increase revenue from print campaigns, advertising sales and web content.
· Led a highly lucrative print campaign for several clients which inceased profitable leads and increased market share for several important partners.
· Improved customer satisfaction by developing new content and user-friendly applications on company web site.
· Implemented web campaign for promotions, press releases, and media interviews.

Sachs and O’Reilly, New York, NY
Marketing Account Manager, 1996 – 1998
Organized print and other media publicity strategies for current clients. Signed 25 new clients during first year. Developed new marketing materials.
· Led strategy to coordinate print and web advertising.
· Developed successful print advertising campaign. Increased revenue 16%.
· Managed long-term marketing goals.
· Coordinated with senior management to coordinate two competing campaigns. Resulted in 18% increase in revenue.

Worldwide Management , New York, NY
Marketing and Advertising Coordinator, 1995 – 1996
Designed marketing flyers, brochures, postcards and newspaper ads for ten large markets.
· Designed a direct mail marketing campaign which netted a 15% response rate from target market.
· Managed the creative and graphic design team.

Carriker and Stoker, Inc., New York, NY
National Account Executive, 1994 – 1995
Led strategic advertising campaign targeting healthcare clients.
· Directed strategy to capture 15% of market share in Southern States.
· Achieved 215% increase in revenue. Grew client base by 24%.
EDUCATION AND AFFILIATIONS

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Bachelor of Science, Advertising and Marketing

 

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Workshop Manager

Tina D. Vega
3755 Deer Ridge Drive
Whippany, NJ 07981
(973) 581-7431

Summary

• Energetic, results oriented manager. Motivational leader and teacher.
• Outstanding communication skills. Effective persuader.
• Cited as a leader by senior management.
• Accurate and efficient. Proven ability to reduce costs and increase revenue.
• Trained in OSHA, CPR and  fire safety. Forklift certified.
• Computer proficient in: Microsoft Word and Excel.
Professional Experience

Community Center, Parsippany, NJ

1988 – Present
ASSISTANT WORKSHOP MANAGER
• Supervised 15 Recreational Leaders. Coordinated as liasion between state and local program. Acted as liaison between staff at satellite program and Director of Day Services. Performed employee evaluations.
• Maintained fleet of 25 trucks; ensured compliance with regulations. Scheduled routes.
• Reduced procurement costs by 35%.

Community Center, Parsippany, NJ

1983 – 1988
RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM SUPERVISOR
• Managed team of 10 staff members..
• Complied with state regulations.
• Developed training program.

Community Center, Parsippany, NJ

1978 – 1983
RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM WORKER
• Achieved state licensed status for program.
• Taught clients life skills. Motivated clients to reach goals.
Education

WILLIAM PATERSON UNIVERSITY , Wayne, NJ

General Course Work

WHIPPANY HIGH SCHOOL, Whippany, NJ

H.S. Diploma

 

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