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Edward P

My passion statement is, “To illuminate and lead global teams under one common vision while honoring everyone’s cultural uniqueness.”

Occupation:

Purchasing Agent

Location:

Moline, IL

Education Level:

Master

Will Relocate:

YES

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Motivated professional with skills in management, logistics, purchasing, quality engineering, manufacturing and negotiations. Experiences in Supply Chain Management include strategic supplier management, sourcing for new product programs, and development of suppliers across the world in places like North and South America, Europe, Asia and South Africa. Fluent in reading, writing and speaking Spanish. Passionate about working with diverse cultures;

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SCHOOL MAJOR YEAR DEGREE

Duke University Cross Continent Executive MBA 2010 Master Degree
Western Michigan University Integrated Supply Management 2001 Bachelor Degree
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Website New York Times media url I use this as a primary scraper of world events and information gathering.

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Highlights:

- $140M in savings over the past 4 years - Demonstrated manager effectiveness and employee engagement that improved previous manager results from 70% to 98% (one of the highest in all the company) - Developed the 5 year supply chain vision that has percolated across the entire John Deere Supply Management organization and has aligned the organization for incremental improvements in supplier performance and innovation -Transformed poorly performing groups who lacked ability to develop strategy into one that is highly sought after and has earned seats at the table with executive leaders in the IT, HR and Marketing functions.

Companies I like:

Manufacturing or Service., I have a strong interest in Universities and non-profits as well.

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