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SAMANTHA SHIRLEY 402 Summerview Dr. Madison, AL 35758 256.652.9356 ssd1a5ef@westpost.

net QUALIFICATION SUMMARY Master's degree in Acquisition and Contract Management. Proven skills in teamwor k, leadership, problem solving, multi-tasking, oral and written communication, t ime management, and organization.Above average detail orientation and thoroughne ss. Experience utilizing and referencing Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) a nd creating proposals for educational purposes. Working knowledge of Microsoft O ffice products and exceptional computer application aptitude. ACCOMPLISHMENTS Reduced manufacturing costs by more than $343,000 per year after leading project to implement automated product delivery system. Reduced nonconformance costs by $84,000 per year and contributed to 55% reduction in defect rate for facility b y improving scrap cost reporting procedure and addressing top cost producing iss ues. Created standard Excel report for personnel reporting, placement and schedu ling across department. Served as a member of cross-functional Core Team respons ible for improving production rates, quality, and costs. Received multiple award s for highest monthly 5S score in facility. Established filing system. Recommend ed electronic process for the purpose of updating and storing production data th at would ensure accuracy and security which was subsequently implemented. EDUCATION Master of Science in Acquisitions & Contract Management, December 2009, GPA 3.9 Florida Institute of Technology, Huntsville, AL -Vice President of Delta Mu Delta Honor Society 08/2010-Present, Secretary/Treas urer 12/09-08/10 -Relevant coursework - Procurement and Contract Management, Contract and Subcont ract Formulation, Contract Negotiations and Incentive Contracts, Contract Change s Terminations and Disputes, Cost Principles Effectiveness and Control, Contract Management Research Seminar, Organizational Behavior, Corporate Finance Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, May 2001, GPA 3.3 University of Alabama Huntsville, Huntsville, AL Associate of Science, May 1997, GPA 3.1 Snead State Community College, Boaz, AL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Continental Automotive Systems - Huntsville, AL, 2004-2009 Production Supervisor Supervised fast-paced production process including schedule attainment, asset ma nagement, cost control, quality control, new product launch, safety, employee pl acement and training. Interpreted and ensured compliance with labor contract ter ms and conditions. Gathered, evaluated, and documented performance data. Ensured that internal processes were accurate and performed correctly and assisted in c orrecting and improving. Participated on cross-functional team to discuss perfor mance related issues, develop improvement plan and monitor progress. Interfaced with all levels of management and majority of functions within the organization. Provided daily, weekly, and monthly status reports to upper management related to production and projects. Assisted with incorporating best practices into dail y operations. Led daily team meetings to discuss goals, achievements, problems, announcements and define performance expectations. Managed training documentatio n, automated timekeeping records, and confidential personnel records. Sanmina-SCI - Huntsville, AL, 1996-2004

Administrative Assistant, 1999-2001, 2003-2004 Updated employee rosters, timekeeping records, confidential personnel records an d training records. Distributed standard operating procedures and timecards. Cre ated correspondence, routed phone calls and sent faxes. Interfaced with employme nt agencies to resolve staffing issues. Production Control Clerk, 2001-2002 Tracked product through all production phases from raw material to finished prod uct. Recorded data in spreadsheet. Reported results to management. Production Specialist, 1996-1999, 2002-2003 Fabricated electronic devices. Trained personnel. SKILLS/TRAINING Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook; Lotus Notes, SAP Getting the Edge (11/30/2007) 8 hours - Combines self-management model with the functionality of Microsoft Outlook to improve the way you make decisions and to help you manage everything from strategic initiatives to day-to-day tasks. Teach es you how to maintain your edge by being both productive and effective.