Gary Wilson

Global Functional Expert Source to Settle Reporting at Oracle

Sacramento, California Area
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Gary Wilson's Overview

  • Global Functional Expert Source to Settle Reporting at Oracle
  • Central Purchasing Manager at Tower Records
  • Operations Manager at SAIC
  • Assistant Director of Administration at USAF

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Gary Wilson's Summary

Goal: Acquire a management position that will utilize my diverse skills in support of the corporate objectives.

• Over 25 years of experience in Business Operations within high tech industries, with the last 12 years for two Fortune 500 companies as Supply Chain Manager performing procurement, project/program manager, contracting, business planning and business analyst duties
• Extensive procurement experience with diverse background in the services, supply chain, and MRO commodities
• Achieved a Masters Degree in Project and Systems Management, Bachelors in Business Management and Black Belt Certification in Six Sigma


Program/Project Management, Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Operations, Strategic Analysis, Inventory Management, Contract Management, Business Analyst, Data Management, Process Development, Team Management

Gary Wilson's Experience

Global Functional Expert Source to Settle Reporting


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ORCL; Information Technology and Services industry

April 2014Present (6 months) 1001 Sunset Boulevard, Rocklin, CA 95765

• Establish and maintain a consistent reporting strategy and solution approach around Source-to-Settle data and reporting in Oracle applications, APEX, and other S2S reporting tools
• Design and develop customized database centric web applications for reporting and internal tools using SQL and PL/SQL (APEX) with strong emphasis in data analysis and data integrity management
• Conceptualize, build and support data pipelines that supply monitoring dashboards, key metrics and ad-hoc queries in OBIEE
• Support automation of the quarter end process and data reporting projects

Account Manager


Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; CNQR; Computer Software industry

August 2013April 2014 (9 months) Rocklin, CA

• Responsible for all external implementations of a data management system for client reporting improving data quality, analytics and decision making for the customer
• Executed new process and methodology of planning the receipt and ongoing delivery of all external travel data sources, web configurations, and reporting specifications for all implementations
• Lead external implementation projects for new or existing clients on a business intelligence & data consolidation reporting tool. Consult existing customers on new enhancements, additional products, reports, and services to drive greater value and deeper cost savings

Program Manager/Commodity Manager


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ORCL; Information Technology and Services industry

July 2010August 2013 (3 years 2 months) Rocklin, Ca

Program Manager/Business Analyst (Travel)

• Develop complex travel reports using Sequel Server and TravelMan in support of the Travel Commodity. Collaborate with peers and management in both business and technical areas to deliver Travel application and reporting solutions in line with corporate priorities
• Create documentation including diagrams, charts and process flows in an effort to identify the system mapping. Gather and document business rules to effectively define them in system flow
• Manage diverse team to identify data integrity issues impacting Travel data which improved efficiency on the elements by over 40 percent
• Develop a good understanding of all Travel reporting applications and inter dependencies between existing systems

Commodity Manager

• Manage Americas External Contractor Commodity to include the Contingent Workforce Program for non-billable external contractor services. 1) yield an average of 5-10% cost savings on $103M+ global spend; 2) mitigate risk through consistent enforcement of employment, spend, and security policies; and 3) streamline contract review and contractor on-boarding processes
• Set sourcing strategies for Services global spend ultimately leading to optimization of supply base; procure to pay process efficiencies, risk mitigation, and cost savings.
• Conducts spend/market analysis, cost modeling, and RFQ development on spend to manage procurement of complex strategically sourced commodities and services; review policies/procedures governing them for improving operational efficiency and then develop/implement creative procurement strategies appropriate for the organizational needs

Program Manager/Commodity Manager

Hewlett Packard

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; HPQ; Information Technology and Services industry

June 2000July 2010 (10 years 2 months)

• Created a contractual template that was used as a pilot for all HP warranty support and negotiated the agreement with pilot supplier (Supplier owned inventory model)
• Managed WW outsourcing initiative that transferred the warranty support to the OEM; including the transfer of functional responsibilities for planning, procurement, logistics and warehouse management across businesses and geographies which resulted in an $11m material savings
• Identified and dispositioned $22M of internal surplus lower level repair components for parts where the repair had been outsourced to external repair suppliers
• Program Lead for Asia Pacific (AP) Self Sufficiency Program. Self sufficiency was pursued where opportunities existed to reduce Services total supply chain cost and improve overall customer service levels
• Administered supply chain efficiency project that identified the optimal supply chain processes and inventory levels for measuring Days of Supply (DOS) for Services

Central Purchasing Manager

Tower Records

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Retail industry

June 1996June 2000 (4 years 1 month)

• Consulted for one year, and then hired by the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) after reducing operational expenses by $2,000,000+. Average annual savings was over a million per year
• Instituted Central Purchasing Department that performed operational support for 172 international retail stores
• Managed cross-functional teams to implement comprehensive supplier performance programs that reduced expenditures by consolidating and outsourcing the requirements
• Negotiated and finalized long-term contractual agreements with suppliers. Managed all aspects of complex transactions, statements of work and request for quote/proposal (RFQ/RFP)
• Oversaw sourcing process to identify and qualify new vendors; managed overseas purchasing, inventory control and implemented Vendor Compliance program
• Implemented a stockless operational supply program that provided support to all of the retail stores
• Managed the operational warehouse that distributed all operational equipment to the stores

Operations Manager


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; SAIC; Information Technology and Services industry

October 1991June 1996 (4 years 9 months)

• Performed complex buying assignments using prescribed purchasing policies and procedures outlined in ISO 9000 directives and the Federal Acquisition Regulation
• Implemented systems to evaluate vendor performance and quantify those results in terms of lower operating costs and risk abatement due to vendor delay
• Designed automated purchasing and asset management program, which provided rapid accessibility to required data and ensured a 100 percent reconciliation rate of all costs
• Managed the receipt, identification, record generation, inventory, storage, utilization, maintenance, final accounting and disposition of project assets
• Coordinated with vendors to perform maintenance and calibration of equipment
• Oversaw property utilization to ensure conformance with contract specifications
• Prepared detailed reports for management and customers addressing current property status, expenditure availability and utilization rates by project

Assistant Director of Administration


Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Defense & Space industry

October 1983October 1991 (8 years 1 month)

• Awarded "Air Force 1991 Administrator of the Year"
• Supervised an administrative staff of 11
• Managed supply budgets and developed schedules for squadron managers
• Managed $250,000 office equipment account
• Eliminated $200,000 of obsolete inventory by streamlining administrative processes
• Conducted cost comparison for office equipment procurement
• Performed periodic audits of equipment for asset accountability
• Implemented various databases and spreadsheets to aid with budget forecasting

Gary Wilson's Skills & Expertise

  1. Supply Chain Management
  2. Vendor Management
  3. Procurement
  4. Supply Chain
  5. Program Management
  6. Supply Management
  7. Cross-functional Team Leadership
  8. Outsourcing
  9. Process Improvement
  10. Strategic Sourcing
  11. ERP
  12. Project Management
  13. Purchasing
  14. Change Management
  15. Contract Negotiation

Gary Wilson's Certifications

  • Six Sigma (Black Belt Certification)

    • Hewlett-Packard
    • July 2008

Gary Wilson's Education

Golden Gate University

Master of Science, Project and Systems (Operations) Management


Golden Gate University

Bachelor of Science, Business Management


Community College of the Air Force

Associate of Science, Information Management


Sierra College

Associate of Arts, General Studies


Gary Wilson's Additional Information


• Supply Chain/Operations Management - 25 years • Purchasing/Procurement - 20 years • Project and Systems Management – 20 years • Supply Chain Planning - 15 years • Inventory Management - 15 years • Outsourcing/Virtual Sourcing - 12 years • Contracts Management - 12 years • Supervision - 15 years

Groups and Associations:

Board of Directors, National Association of Purchasing Managers (NAPM) 1998-2000, 2006-2008 Board of Directors, Educational Society for Resource Management (APICS) 2003-2004

Honors and Awards:

Six Sigma/Lean Black Belt Certification, Project Management, 2006

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