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BrendanCoxResume

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BrendanCoxResume

  1. 1. Brendan Cox 2826 Voelkel Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15216 Brendan.cox2010@gmail.com – C: (412) 680-4177 SUMMARY Conscientious and detail-oriented management and supply-chained professional with demonstrated ability to handle high pressuresituations and tight time constraints. Excellent organizational and communications skills, effectively interacting with staff, management and customers at all levels. Very team oriented and extremely dedicated to getting the goals of my company accomplished. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE UPMC SupplyChain Analyst – Pittsburgh, PA 8/2014 to current Responsible for contract negotiation and strategically sourcing in the construction and facilities fields. As an analyst, I am tasked to find key business opportunities for consolidation, cost savings, and increasing MWDBEshare among UPMC’s spend.  During a systemwide generator maintenance RFP, savings upwards of $150,000 were able to be attained based off a spend of roughtly $621,000.  Currently in the process of bidding theoutsourced security for hospitals located in Pittsburgh/Oakland/Shadyside as well as UPMC Hamot. Overall spend is around $6 million annually, and anticipated savings are expected to be 20%.  Uninterrupted power source maintenance is currently at $1.7 million annually among data centers and hospitals – current savings results are expected to be 20%.  Recently constructed a new contract templateto be used among all ambulatory services systemwide.  Responsible for creating cross functional committees during RFP processes to make sure all departments of UPMC have a fair say when contracting vendors.  Provide sourcing support to buyingpersonnelas to who to buy from and what contractual obligations UPMC must adhere to. Buyer I – Pittsburgh, PA 7/2013 to 8/2014 Responsible for purchasing IT and consulting products and services to for various UPMC subsidiaries, correcting invoicing issues, setting up and executing contracts with vendors, and finding cost savings with every purchase.  Saved $339,559 during 2013.  Executed numerous consulting agreements with the UPMC Health Plan and other subsidiaries within UPMC including CCBH, and SBI.  Average First Time Match Rate for purchaseorders – 90%.  Routinely clear at least 75% of match exceptions.  Work closely with Supply Chain Analysts and Sourcing Agents with setting up Master Service Agreements with vendors.  Makesure due diligence is completed with every vendor including executing Business AssociateAgreements, and facilitating Third Party Security Audits.  Facilitated an agreement between Fujitsu and theISD Revenue cycle that will save UPMC over $17,000 over the course of 3 years, eventually leading to consolidation with Fujitsu among other UPMC branches. Penske Truck Leasing Branch Rental Manager – Hagerstown, MD 2/2012 to 7/2013 Responsible for thegrowth and development of rental employees including my Rental Sales Representative, the revenue stream of my location and the accompanying agent locations, and cutting costs to drive DOP.  Trained and developed a new employee as a Rental Management Trainee.  Managed important accounts including numerous lease accounts.  Organized numerous Service and Leasing Agreements with vendors such as On-Time Delivery, NAPA, and Hillandale Farms.  Set up organized rate structures and agreements with lease and rental accounts.  In 2012, the Hagerstown branch was the only location to make a profit solely on its rental revenue excluding gain of sale on trucks  Worked with Branch Service Manager to drive down the length of time trucks sat on deadlines.  Cut down hiking expenses significantly even with 9 agent locations ranging from Frederick, MD to Winchester, VA.  Mademoney on fuel for first time in over year in February 2013 Rental Sales Representative – Wilkes-Barre, PA 11/2011 to 2/2012 Responsible for finding new business relationships with commercial customers as well as maintaining current business with existing commercial accounts.  Worked closely with Lease Sales Representatives on finding potentiallease commercial leads.
  2. 2. Cox, Brendan W. C: (412) 680-4177 page 2  Actively pursued new accounts with detailed research, extensive planning, and presentations.  Maintained relationships large accounts such as Exel Logistics, Pepsi, FedEx, and UPS. Penske Truck Leasing 2/2011 to 11/2011 Rental Management Trainee – York, PA Responsible for handling inbound and outbound sales process, managing terminal’s fleet of vehicles, generating new business and fostering existing customer relationships, and coordinating all aspects of customers’ accounts.  Established customer rapport and trust with district’s major lease customers (UPS, Harley Davidson, Starbucks, etc).  Effectively managing everyday reporting, record maintenance, dispatching.  Negotiated new leasing agreements with various business managers within the area.  Responsible for helping household customers in local and one-way moves  Recognized in the months of April, May, and June for having 100% conversion of new businesses customers  Managed themovement and billing of trucks outside theHarrisburg District (e.g. Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Washington D.C.)  Located substituteand extra trucks for Leased Customers in precarious situations such as break downs, accidents, or holidays. EDUCATION AND COURSEWORK The Pennsylvania State University Bachelorof Science, 5/2010 Smeal Collegeof Business University Park, PA  Major: Marketing  Minor: Supply Chain and Information Sciences Technology  GPA: 3.30 PROGRAMMING AND SOFTWARE SKILLS Microsoft SQL, PHP, SPSS, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) REFERENCES Available upon request

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