Jarrod McAdoo

Jarrod McAdoo

Senior Manager

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Jarrod is an experienced Director Of Procurement with a demonstrated history of successfully working in the manufacturing, engineering, retail, and higher education industries. Strong operations professional skilled in Negotiation, Operations Management, Strategic Sourcing, Process Redesign, Management, and Continuous Improvement. Jarrod is now applying his strategic and operational procurement experience to market industry leading and innovative source to pay software solutions across a variety of industries.


JOB TITLE: Senior Manager

FUNCTION: Marketing

INDUSTRY: Supply Chain

CATEGORY: Marketing

Work experience

Senior Product Marketing Manager


May 2019 - Present | Pittsburgh, PA

- Responsible for all product marketing activities for spend analysis, business analytics, supplier management, and public sector solutions.
- Develop value-based messaging to facilitate a complete understanding of the solution areas in terms of features, capabilities, differentiators, benefits, the value generated, competitive landscape and audience.
- Gather and prioritize customer and market requirements/Intel and identify key trends
- Take a value-based approach to create sales/marketing collateral including sales decks, case studies, brochures, data sheets, web pages, videos, etc.
- Work to really understand the audience, develop buyer personas and identify specific industry, regional requirements.
- Author original thought-leadership content in the form of whitepapers, blogs, webinars
- Stay abreast of industry trends, market research, thought-leadership, analyst perspectives, and customer feedback.

Director of Procurement Services

Carnegie Mellon University

October 2016 - May 2019 ( 2 years, 7 months ) | Pittsburgh, PA

 Manage and establish strategic direction for the University Category Managers, Travel and Expense Team, and Procurement Operations Lead responsible for managing ~$200M in addressable spend achieving more than $4M in cost savings and avoidance.
 Responsible for the tactical procurement process utilizing Oracle procurement solutions inclusive of system requirements, process mapping, workflows, and process improvement activities.
 Responsible for the development of policies, procedures, operational metrics, and organizational structure for a center lead Sourcing / Supplier Management and Transactional Procurement Team within a highly decentralized procurement environment.
 Ensure compliance with University and Federal requirements for procurements. This includes compliance with FAR and DFARS requirements under Federal grants and contracts.
 Lead for the University Small and Diverse Business Program.
 Responsible for managing staff of five (5) professionals and their associated budget.

Director of Non-Merchandise Procurement

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.

November 2015 - October 2016 ( 11 months ) | Pittsburgh, PA

 Responsible for Managing and setting strategic direction for Non-Merchandise Category Managers and Travel and Expense Teams responsible for managing ~$500M in non-merchandise spend.
 Lead for the global procure to pay process utilizing Ariba Spend Management Suite (Ariba).
 Responsible for the development of policies, procedures, and organizational structure for a centralized Sourcing and Supplier Management and Transactional Procurement Operation (TPO) Center to process non-merchandise procurements and strategic sourcing model.
 Responsible for managing a staff of six (6) professionals and their associated budgets.

Senior Manager, Procurement Operations

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.

September 2013 - September 2016 ( 3 years ) | Pittsburgh, PA

 Lead for the developing the design and executing the implementation of the Ariba Spend Management Suite (Ariba), including integration with Enterprise Resource Planning System and other internal systems.
 Lead for the development and implementation of revised Accounts Payable (AP) process incorporating an optical character recognition platform to allow all invoices to be processed within Ariba.
 Lead for the development of policies, procedures, and organizational structure for a centralized Transactional Procurement Operation (TPO) Center to process all non-merchandise procurements.
 Managed a cross functional team of internal resources and external consultants to execute the above projects.

Director of Supply Chain Management

Westinghouse Electric Company

March 2010 - September 2013 ( 3 years, 6 months ) | Pittsburgh, PA

 Responsible for managing and setting strategic direction for Regional Processing Centers (RPC), inclusive of the Regional Buying Center and Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) & Process Automation groups.
 Personnel responsibility includes two direct report managers, three matrix management reports, 21 professionals with a budget of ~$2.7M.
 Responsible for the developing and implementing strategies and processes that facilitate the efficient execution of high volume repeat buys and project specific procurements on a regional and global basis in accordance with internal quality system and applicable Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) requirements.
 Accountable for developing and implementing global category management strategy for MRO commodities.
 Responsible for developing and implementing processes designed to leverage ERP systems to improve execution and reduce per transaction costs. This includes supporting blueprinting and implementing of enhanced SAP modules.
 Developing programs to train entry level buyers on supply chain management basics as well as implementing plans to allow these buyers to enhance skills and progress to commodity managers within Strategic Sourcing Department.


Westinghouse Electric Company

March 2008 - March 2010 ( 2 years ) | Pittsburgh, PA

MANAGER OF BUYING CENTER OPERATIONS; Managed group responsible for procuring non-complex items and services for Westinghouse Nuclear Services (NS).
Personnel responsibility included 21 procurement professionals.
Responsible for the development and relationship management of key printed circuit board (PCB) suppliers for NS with spend in excess of $8M.
Achieved cost savings totaling $1.5M in Fiscal Year ending in March 2009 and achieved cost savings totaling $1.75M in the current Fiscal Year ending in March 2010.
Supported several process redesign efforts with key internal customers including projects relative to Lead Time Updates, Equipment Repair Process, Manufacturing Readiness, Inventory Optimization, and Production Planning.
Developed / enhanced management tracking tools for use within SCM. Including Open Order and Requisition Tracking databases as well as Lead Time Maintenance Database and Rebate Management Database.
Lead for the Requisition to Check (R2C) under the SCM Global Growth and Innovation (GG&I) initiative. This initiative was designed to expand the Buying Center model to all Business Units and develop Service Level Agreements for servicing those businesses.

Supplier Relations Manager

Westinghouse Electric Company

September 2006 - March 2008 ( 1 year, 6 months ) | Pittsburgh, PA

Responsible for the management of strategically important suppliers within the Westinghouse NS supplier base.
Required to manage and understand all key operational and commercial elements of the suppliers assigned. Including financial stability and objectives, global presence, resources (machinery and manpower), capacity, customers, and competitors.
Acting as the focal point for all communications between assigned suppliers, SCM team members / management, as well as other members of the project team.
Responsible for establishing and managing a strategic plan and management program involving the cognizant suppliers and internal customers that utilize these suppliers. This includes cost reduction and continuous improvement programs.
Support negotiation specialists in setting parameters / goals of negotiations, and responsible for the management of all contracts after placement.
Responsible for the resolution of all quality issues that apply to products and services of the cognizant suppliers.

Procurement Manager

Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc.

February 2005 - September 2006 ( 1 year, 7 months ) | Pittsburgh, PA

Managed group responsible for negotiating and administering various purchase orders for instrumentation and control equipment, repair parts, field service equipment, and various other services in accordance with applicable Federal Acquisition Requirements (FAR).
Personnel responsibility included six procurement professionals.
Developed annual and long-term budgets necessary to support new and on-going projects.
Ensured 100% of the repair parts are delivered to a project by critical need dates. This generally represents more than 3,000 line items and more than 10,000 individual parts.
Performed a comprehensive study of BPMI / Naval Reactors’ industrial base as well as identified opportunities to improve its viability and affordability of products, including detailed financial analysis and on-site capability assessments.
Visited subcontractors’ plants to perform contract surveillance, lean reviews, and enhance knowledge of manufacturing process.


Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc.

March 2003 - February 2005 ( 1 year, 11 months ) | Pittsburgh, PA

Responsible for assisting in developing and managing security program and policy for a classified facility with more than 500 employees.
Assist in the management of a contract guard force responsible for providing facility security.
Lead for supporting and auditing security programs at over 50 subcontractors. This included generating contract specific security guidance, assuring compliance with Department of Defense (DOD) and Department of Energy (DOE) security requirements that cover physical, personnel, and information system security programs.
Designed and delivered training to employees and subcontractors to reinforce security awareness.
Qualified as a Derivative Classifier, who can review and assign classification levels to DOD and DOE information and equipment.

Senior Procurement Specialist

Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc.

February 1999 - March 2003 ( 4 years, 1 month ) | Pittsburgh, PA

Performed project management duties, specifically related to subcontracting efforts, for projects involving the fabrication, servicing and repair of various types of nuclear power generation equipment. Total budget for projects in fiscal year 2003 exceeded $3 million.
Lead for negotiating and drafting contracts for nuclear plant equipment and services. This included several different cost type and fixed price contracts and various negotiation methods as well as complex terms and condition negotiations utilizing FAR requirements.
Worked with a large project team that included in-house business professionals, engineers, subcontractors, and Government agencies.
Visited subcontractors’ plants to perform contract surveillance and to enhance knowledge of manufacturing processes.
Managed all major aspects of subcontractors to ensure compliance with purchase order requirements.
Worked with project team to conduct special investigations and evaluations of the project implementation process and prepared detailed reports recommending improvements. Recommended improvements resulted in more than $100,000 of direct savings in fiscal year 2002.
Lead for the development and management of long-term project budgets and forecasts.


Duquesne University

Masters of Business Administration of Business Administration

1998 - 2000

Carnegie Mellon University

Bachelor of Science of Political Science with additional major in Industrial (Busin

1993 - 1996