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Chris Loveland

Global Procurement Manager

Executive Summary & Candidate Overview

Chris is a highly competent and results-driven leader with a passion for driving operational excellence on a global scale. His diverse experience across various industries and roles has equipped him with a deep understanding of procurement, supply chain management, and operational strategies. Chris possesses a unique ability to translate strategic objectives into actionable plans, leading cross-functional teams to achieve outstanding results. With a strong focus on integrity and professionalism, Chris is well-positioned to drive organizational success and deliver sustainable value.

Accomplishments and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Throughout his career, Chris has achieved remarkable accomplishments, demonstrating his proficiency in procurement operations, strategic sourcing, and cost optimization. At Belden Wire and Cable, he managed over $500 million of global indirect spend and successfully implemented procurement performance solutions, resulting in improved efficiency and cost savings. Similarly, at Omnicell, Chris reduced material costs by over 35% while enhancing product quality and streamlining operational processes. His ability to lead teams, negotiate contracts, and drive continuous improvement initiatives has consistently delivered tangible results across various organizations and roles.

Location and Travel
  • Open to: On-Site, Hybrid, and Remote Roles.

  • Remote Roles: Flexible to discuss remote opportunities based on role requirements and organizational needs.

  • Compensation Seeking: Competitive compensation package aligned with industry standards and role expectations.

  • Position Seeking: Director-level roles in procurement, supply chain management, or operations leadership within dynamic and innovative companies.

Work Experience

Global Procurement Manager Indirect Spend Belden - Pittsburgh, PA November 2022 to Present

  • Leads a global procurement team managing over $500 million of indirect spend, driving efficiency and cost savings across multiple locations.

Procurement Operations Director Argo AI - Pittsburgh, PA July 2021 to December 2022

  • Leads the Global Procurement Operations team, overseeing daily operational activities and contract negotiations to support organizational objectives.

Global Commodity Manager Indirect Spend Belden Wire and Cable - (November 2018 to July 2021)

  • Responsible for global category management and successful implementation of procurement performance solutions, managing a team of 11 buyers.

Director of Purchasing Omnicell - (October 2016 to November 2018)

  • Developed and implemented strategic procurement strategies, achieving significant cost reductions and process improvements across company locations.

Director of Procurement and Aftermarket Part Sales Amec Foster Wheeler - (August 2014 to September 2016)

  • Provided leadership and oversight for purchasing, logistics, and aftermarket part sales, achieving substantial cost savings and customer service improvements.

Global Purchasing Manager Caterpillar - (December 2008 to August 2014)

  • Led a global purchasing team responsible for service parts procurement, achieving significant cost savings and operational improvements.

Senior Sourcing Manager GENCO - (April 2008 to November 2008)

  • Led sourcing initiatives and strategic sourcing events, driving cost savings and operational improvements.

  • MBA from Point Park University, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2009

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Indiana University of Pennsylvania

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