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Mark Robinson

Strategic Procurement Director

Executive Summary & Candidate Overview

Mark is a seasoned professional renowned for his strategic prowess and operational acumen in procurement and supply chain management. His career spans various leadership roles where he has successfully orchestrated transformative initiatives to enhance organizational efficiency and drive sustainable growth. Mark's deep understanding of regulatory requirements, coupled with his ability to leverage technology and build cross-functional relationships, positions him as a valuable asset in any organization aiming to achieve world-class procurement and supply chain processes.

Accomplishments and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Throughout his career, Mark has delivered significant results and achieved key milestones in procurement and supply chain management. At Zoll Medical Corporation, he managed a $150M spend portfolio and spearheaded operational planning, strategic sourcing, procurement, and materials management functions. Under his leadership, cross-departmental relationships were strengthened, storage efficiency was improved, and supply chain resilience was demonstrated amid COVID-related disruptions. Similarly, during his tenure at Fresenius Kabi, Mark implemented cost-saving procurement strategies, established global procurement frameworks, and led SAP implementation projects, resulting in tangible improvements to product quality and operational efficiency. His track record of success in inventory reduction, vendor base consolidation, and strategic cost management underscores his ability to drive impactful change in complex organizational environments.

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

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

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

  • Position Seeking: Director-level roles in procurement, supply chain management, or related fields within regulated industries.

Work Experience

Director of Supply Chain Zoll Medical Corporation - Pittsburgh, PA October 2020 to Present

  • Managed $150M spend portfolio and led operations planning, strategic sourcing, procurement, and materials management functions.

  • Strengthened cross-departmental relationships and improved storage efficiency amid major growth phases.

  • Successfully navigated COVID-related challenges, ensuring uninterrupted patient shipments and product development projects.

Global Strategic Procurement Director & Sr. Mgr Supply Chain Fresenius Kabi - Warrendale, PA December 2012 to Present

  • Implemented cost-saving procurement strategies, established global procurement frameworks, and led SAP implementation projects.

  • Received Blue Ribbon Award for noticeable improvements to product quality and achieved significant material cost reductions.

  • Budgetary responsibility for €70 million for domestic plants.

Manager of Material Planning and Supply / Business Process Analyst III Philips Home Healthcare Solutions / Respironics, Inc - Murrysville, PA December 2005 to December 2012

  • Managed tactical suppliers, reduced inventory by 35%, and led multiple SAP initiatives to streamline purchasing processes.

  • Mentored teams, developed cost-saving strategies, and played a pivotal role in new business acquisition implementations.

Team Leader; Operations & Transportation Analyst Becton Dickinson & Co. Ltd - Oakville, ON April 2002 to June 2005

  • Managed freight costs, oversaw shipping operations, and resolved inventory discrepancies, demonstrating strong leadership and analytical skills.

  • Bachelor's in Logistics & Supply Chain Management Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology - Toronto, ON 2002

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