Business Service Center, Suite 4000
Jon Rascon was recently hired to serve as the Director of Purchasing for Procurement Services. Jon brings more than 11 years of experience in purchasing and administration, contract negotiation, vendor management, global sourcing, supply chain management and quality assurance.
As the Director of Purchasing, Jon will lead the Buyers, Senior Buyers and Purchasing Card teams. He will also be responsible for managing and implementing process improvements for system-wide purchasing, strategic sourcing, and purchasing card management.
Prior to coming to the UNT System, Jon spent four years as the Purchasing Manager at Parkland Health & Hospital System. While at Parkland, Jon directed and managed the development, evaluation, supplier selection, implementation and management/resolution in the procurement of goods and services. He developed a process for monitoring and managing the performance of key suppliers, and directed the establishment of improvement targets, measures, and monitoring vendor performance. He also worked collaboratively with the Value Analysis team on new commodity and product lines.
His past work experience also includes serving as a Buyer for the City of Dallas and Sanmina-SCI, as well as spending six years as the Purchasing Manager and Senior Buyer for Fair-Play Scoreboards.
Jon has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from William Penn University in Oskaloosa, Iowa.