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Magnolia, Texas

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Suzanne R. Popovich
Email: Mb: 832-928-7315
19211 Turtle Dove Lane Hm: 281-259-7105
Magnolia, TX 77355

Summary of Qualifications:
Degreed professional with 20+ years of experience in procurement, management, projects and training
Strong organizational and time management skills
Effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
Ability to handle multiple tasks and work independently with minimal direction
Detail oriented with exceptional planning and organizational skills
Team player dedicated to producing quality work demonstrated by lead and management positions

Associate Degree in Business Administration, 1999 - Graduated Suma Cum Laude
Ohio Business College US-OH-Lorain 4.0 GPA


Contract Analyst
ExxonMobil Through ICON, Houston, TX (September 2007 to Present)
Key contact for all matters related to contractual/legal compliance including, but not limited to, software acquisition, software retirement/termination, product usage, access issues, distribution, deployment and software modification
Coordinate acquisition of ECCN information from the supplier/vendor
Steward the Functional Review process of non-standard software license terms and conditions for applications with a unit value of less than 50K that are included in the Technology set or endorsed Technology Set exceptions
Coordinate and track Risk Management Waiver endorsements as part of the Functional Review process
Coordinate the development of Contract Plans (requisitions to Procurement) with support groups and business representatives for new software license agreements or amendments to existing agreements and interface with Procurement in execution
Coordinate execution of evaluation and beta agreements as needed for software and hardware
Primary interface with software suppliers/vendors for compliance /clarification of software contract terms, including price increases, quotation or invoice pricing discrepancies on maintenance or licensing fees, license reconciliation, extending use rights, running Restricted Parties search, etc.
Approve deployment of Technology Set software to insure contractual and export compliance
Identify contract optimization opportunities that reduce administrative efforts and support globalization goals

Senior Buyer
EGC Plastics/CDI Through Spherion, Houston, TX (June 2006 to May 2007)
Receive, negotiate, process and expedite all outsourcing requirement for production/sales requirements
Responsible for all office supply and renegotiation of pricing for a 22% overall savings staying with incumbent supplier
Reorganized and implemented MRO/Shop supply purchases to capture 12.5% discount and free shipping utilizing online purchasing from and empowering shop managers to purchase online with approvals in place. (2007 discount estimated to be 15% using current program)
Training of current personnel in utilization of SAP MRO/MRP system
Cleanup of outstanding orders and closing of unneeded materials
Sourcing/Negotiating new and present vendors for best price and materials

Senior Procurement Associate
ExxonMobil Corporate and Professional Services, through Kelly Services, Houston, TX (June 2005 June 2006)
Negotiate, implement and manage enabling agreements and commitment/spot contracts for Corporate commodities including: Online subscriptions, temporary personnel services (as pertaining to special projects for HR, Tax and Controllers, and refinery turnarounds), individual consultants and consulting firms, facilities (elevator maintenance and certifications, real estate appraisers and liaisons, land purchase consultants) landscaping, pest control, training, video production services, and limousine services
Develop procurement plans in SPIKE (Ariba)
Identify potential suppliers, determine Procurement method, qualifications, approvals, etc
Develop bid documents, obtain, review and analyze utilizing eRFX (online procurement software)
Perform periodic In-line file reviews
Qualify Suppliers
Manage Supplier relationship
Special Projects (Safety, Training, System improvements)

Procurement Associate
ExxonMobil Manufacturing Services, through Kelly Services, Houston, TX
(June 2004 June 2005)
Negotiate and implement agreements related to personnel and machinery for refinery turn-arounds, laboratory equipment and maintenance, outsourced services and individual consultants
Develop procurement plans in SPIKE
Identify potential suppliers, determine Procurement method, qualifications, approvals, etc
Develop bid documents, obtain, review and analyze utilizing eRFX (online procurement software)
Perform periodic In-line file reviews
Qualify Suppliers
Maintain Agreements, Amendments, future price changes etc. using Spike and SAP
Manage requests and reports for staff meetings and file reviews
Manage Supplier relationship
Resolve Invoicing issues
Special Projects (Safety, Training, System improvements)

Procurement Supervisor
Hewlett Packard, through Volt Technical Services, Houston, TX (2002 June 2004)
Provide procurement leadership on a cross-functional team tasked to develop and lead commodity strategies for the Marketing and Communications commodity team and the HR commodity team; training, approving and setting standards for team members
Process HP internal non-production purchase orders with average monthly spend over $14M
Ensure legal documentation backup data is in place including Master Service Agreements,
Professional Service Agreements, Confidential Disclosure Agreements and Certificates of Insurance
Train and write work instructions for team on the internet based procurement system (Ariba)
Advise end-users and customers on processes and procedures
Process domestic and foreign vendor set ups to ensure accurate and timely database
Reconcile Accounts Payable issues from customers and suppliers
Develop specific commodity documentation for cross training purposes
Identify, measure and document cost savings goals and objectives and achieve cost reduction targets
Worked in a cross functional procurement team continuously evaluating and streamlining processes
Coordinate the resolution of priority issues for critical resources, to ensure that customer operational
expectations are met.

Exceed daily quota by 45%
Promoted to Procurement Lead within 3 months and Supervisor within one year; looked upon as expert on team
Team Lead in the migration of the Compaq Indirect Procurement SAP based system to the internet based HP (Ariba) system, migrating over 5,000 purchase orders within 3 weeks

Compaq Computer Corporation Houston, through Staff-IT, Houston, Tx (1999 2001)
Purchased all non-production requests for Marketing/Communications and MRO Commodity including fixtures, test equipment, equipment rentals, manufacturing, lab supplies, material handling equipment and repairs
Processed all Marketing and Communications requisitions ensuring all legal documentation were in place an current
Managed vendor database; payable issues; and ensuring customer and supplier satisfaction
Analyzed and evaluated quotes
Coordinated the processing, ordering, expediting and reporting of customer orders
Maintained confidentiality of company data and documentation

Assistant Manager, Trinkets & Treasures, Lorain, Ohio, (1998 1999)
Managed small business including: Sales support; customer service, daily/monthly financial balancing and reporting; inventory management; staffing; supervising and hiring employees; AP/AR; payroll; tax reporting functions; negotiated contracts; resolved business issues

Senior Buyer, Ardco/Traverse Lift, Houston, TX (1994 1997)
Purchased raw material, production items, outside fabricated production parts, and parts sales for Houston and Lafayette locations for equipment, forklifts, and other ATVs
Negotiated pricing; sourced suppliers; set up contracts; reduced costs
Alleviated backlog of manufacturing areas through innovative value analysis of material requirements and the addition of new sources of supply
Performed qualitative and quantitative benchmarking and analysis

Accomplishment: Achieved the largest overall, annual cost reduction was $480K in 1995 by locating new sourcing, product redesign, outsourcing fabricated and machined parts and negotiation of purchasing agreements

Purchasing Assistant, J Tyler Services, Houston, TX (1992 - 1993)
Purchased supplies and materials for manufacturer of customized business furniture
Supplied bid data based on current stock and material availability
Determined requirements for new furniture inventory based market/sales analysis
Acted as customer liaison providing assistance between the sales and customers

Administrative Assistant, Travis Messaging Center, Houston, TX (1989 1992)
Supervised outside staff and responded to all inside sales inquiries; hired/trained new employees
Payroll functions; implemented flexible scheduling resulting in increased personnel satisfaction and lowered turnover rates
Reconciled monthly billing and organized comprehensive program to reduce AR agings
Controlled inventory and maintained all client data bases to insure accurate information

Office Manager, Bee Amused Video, Atascocita, TX (1987 1990)
Managed route collections; coordinated outside sales; booked reservations; inquiries for franchise information nationwide; AP/AR records; payroll; tax filings

Computer/Other Skills:
Lotus Notes Microsoft Outlook Global Shop
Microsoft Word Excel Microsoft Access
Payroll Transcription AP/AR
10 Key by Touch AS400/IBM COMPUTER SYSTEM Type 60+ WPM

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Name: Suzanne Popovich
Location: Magnolia,Texas,United States

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