May 2013 - June 2015
Procurement Manager
Oblong Industries (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Created company's purchasing policy and procedures and centralized all purchasing/supply chain activity and processes, including requisitions, pricing, and PO fulfillment.
  • Provided purchasing forecasting, analytics, and spending trends to decrease completion time, increase distribution efficiency, and mitigate finical risk and exposure.
  • Established new supplier relationships, negotiated new and existing contracts, and eliminated 90% of credit card spending to create a stronger cash flow position.
  • Strategically aligned the company with key partners and strengthened relationships with company’s core product vendors.
  • Developed new strategic sourcing initiatives for the manufacturing of company’s core hardware platform.
  • Led company's transition to a new inventory and life cycle management system and maintained end‐of‐life compliance.​
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