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Dynamic, ambitious and results-driven Senior Level Procurement Executive offering comprehensive strategic planning, vendor relations, and tactixxxxxxl business planning expertise in supporting production and manufacturing goals in a global environment. Solid ability to achieve cost reductions targets, lead internal auditing processes, and enhance supplier relationships while driving systems and continuous improvement initiatives that impact bottom line performance. Deep understanding of lean manufacturing, cost containment, ISO 9000 processes, Kanban methodologies and MRP implementation.
Strategic Planning and Execution
International Supply Chain Management
Bidding and Negotiation Processes
ERP Implementation Strategies
Cultivate Multi-Cultural Business Relationships
Drive Strict Cost Containment Strategies
Materials Management Expertise
Attention to Detail/Problem Solving/Resolution
Quality Control Standards
Define Key Benchmarks and Metrics
Short and Long Range Planning
Global Regulatory Compliance
Systems and Process Development
1998 to Present: Intercontinental Art Inc. Compton, XXXXXX
2009 to Present: Chief Supply Chain Officer
Spearhead global procurement, vendor relations and strategic sourcing for this international manufacturer of home d cor products and accessories; develop performance metrics policies for international operations in China, India, and Vietnam.
Manage and monitor cost containment initiatives that impact bottom line performance and maintain a competitive advantage in a global environment; establish international operations and agents to create a comprehensive, high functioning supply chain to meet consumer demands in an unpredictable environment.
Drive strategic planning initiatives, and maintain strict oversight for forexxxxxxsting and inventory; create supplier scorexxxxxxrds and monitor order fill rates to optimize supply chain performance.
Aggressively pursue and negotiate long-term supplier agreements to achieve advantageous cost containment results; create and implement global compliance requirements including product testing, CTPAT certifixxxxxxtions and ensure compliance with all government/regulatory compliance requirements.
Lead tactixxxxxxl performance management strategies for a global Supply Chain team; manage and monitor business results, identify areas of opportunity and champion succession planning to position organization for long-term success.
2006 to 2008: Vice President of Procurement
Maintained complete accountability for supply chain, purchasing and inbound logistics requirements; collaborated across business units to optimize inventory management goals, and contributed procurement expertise in ensuring that aggressive goals were maintained.
2005 to 2006: Director of International Sourcing
Led project management strategies for sourcing, risk management and xxxxxxtegory management on a global platform; identified potential business obstacles, researched and selected a broad base of vendors/business partners, and secured agreeable supply terms.
2003 to 2005: Director of Material
Maintained oversight for broad based inventory management, purchasing, planning, forexxxxxxsting and production control; integral in setting operational guidelines and ensuring availability of materials to meet aggressive production demands.
1999 to 2002: Purchasing Manager
Developed tactixxxxxxl purchasing strategies for a $40MM annual spend budget; identified key vendors, negotiated contracts and supported production goals based on forexxxxxxsts and sales data.
1999: Manager of Special Projects
Selected by senior management to lead a team tasked with critixxxxxxl implementation of a DRP/ERP system allowing for automated including bills of materials, item master, production planning, purchasing, and forexxxxxxsting functions.
1998 to 1999: Senior Buyer
Performed xxxxxxtegory management, strategic sourcing, and the purchase of specific xxxxxxtegories to support production goals.
1996 to 1998: Allegheny Teledyne Moorpark, XXXXXX - Production Manager
Began tenure in role as a Purchasing Manager with accountability for a $45MM annual spend, achieved promotion to Production Manager.
Provided key leadership for production operations for this swimming pool manufacturer; oversaw 7 day a week manufacturing operations and implemented successful cost reduction and lean manufacturing techniques to improve profitability performance.
Served as a key member of the ISO 9000 implementation team; led a critixxxxxxl change in manufacturing processes to support mixed model production.
Achieved a 50% reduction in raw inventory and a 30% reduction in WIP inventory; reduced part shortages by 75% and gained a 30% improvement in production efficiencies.
Additional Related Experience
1995 to 1996: Alpha Products, Redondo Beach, XXXXXX - Program Manager
1992 to 1994: MegaDrive Systems, Hawthorne, XXXXXX - Director of Operations
1987 to 1992: SRD Metal Products, Gardena, XXXXXX - Manufacturing Manager
1985 to 1987: Bigbee Engineering, Redondo Beach, XXXXXX - Shop Foreman
El Xxxxxxmino College - Demand Flow College
APICS - Center for Creative Leadership
T.Q.M - Professional leadership development
Computer/Software Proficiencies: Microsoft Office, Access, Power Point, Visual Basic, Cobol, Macola MRP, Manage 2000, Mapics MRP II, J.D. Edwards World and One World, Auto Xxxxxxd Lite.
Authored Production Planning, Kanban Xxxxxxrd systems, Purchasing and Inventory Systems using various programming tools.
Yyyyyy x. yyyyyy
Dear Mr. _________________
It was a pleasure (speaking with you/meeting with you) on the (date for example, 19th of February or 3rd of July). I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the time you spent with me, as well as to express my appreciation for the information you offered.
I am very interested in the (name of position) position, and I am convinced now, more than ever, that it is the right job for me. I feel my background and qualifixxxxxxtions prepare me well for just the sort of challenges and responsibilities we discussed.
Again, thank you for considering my qualifixxxxxxtions. I enjoyed our talk, and am available at any time to provide you with any more information you may need. I look forward to hearing your decision.
Yyyyyy x. yyyyyy
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<City, ST Zip>
Dear Mr./Ms. ____:
Are you seeking a dynamic, take-charge leader for your organizations planning, materials management, and supply chain efforts? If so, I believe you may have found the ideal xxxxxxndidate. I am a multi-faceted professional with a track record of spearheading efforts to streamline and standardize planning, inventory and procurement processes to allow for ease of service, faster deliveries and happier internal and external clients on a global sxxxxxxle.
I am known for my ability to grow and strengthen relationships with key vendors to enhance maximized cooperation and advantageous price points. I have the proven ability to influence lucrative negotiations resulting in overall cost savings for my employer. In addition, I am known a highly effective and organized professional, and have successfully incorporated planning and procurement systems activities as a result of a high profile industry acquisition.
As an experienced and successful Business Professional, I am fundamentally aware of how imperative it is to develop critixxxxxxl personal relationships to drive business progress. I will come to you with an extensive network of key vendor and supplier relationships, and will leverage my expertise to position your organization for long-term sustainable growth. I ve contributed toward my employers ability to maintain strict cost controls, optimize productivity, and enhance revenue results, now let me do the same for you.
The accompanying resume xxxxxxn give you an overview of my potential for making a worthwhile contribution to <firm or company name>. As a proven leader, I believe it would be beneficial to us both to further discuss your organization s goals and how I xxxxxxn help you meet them. Please contact me at the phone number listed above at your first convenience.
Thank you for your time and consideration.
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