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results-focused senior buyer eager to offer strong purchasing, materials requirement management, vendor / supplier relations, and process improvement talents toward maximizing an employer s bottom-line performance.
profile of qualifications
top performer who directs large-scale purchasing and materials management operations while concurrently optimizing productivity and profitability, including successfully managing high-level accounts to meet all goals.
integral leader who develops best practice methodologies and cost-effective continuous improvement programs.
excellent communicator who seamlessly interfaces with all levels of business representatives and clientele.
ambitious self-starter who demonstrates superior attention-to-detail and sharp analytical abilities.
key areas of expertise
buying / planning processes project management purchase agreements
core materials requirements bids / contract negotiations vendor / supplier relations
international product sourcing high-volume inventory control materials scheduling / planning
utilized broad scope of industry knowledge toward managing all materials requirements for programs from inception through to completion, including serving as an internal / external point-of-contact to ensure seamless operations.
expertly reconciled accounting variance between purchase orders, invoices, and receiving discrepancies, along with performing po placement per avl and expediting and de-expediting materials per changes of mrp schedules.
followed up on materials shortages and took initiative on second sourcing, as well as handling lead time on validation of materials, rtv materials processing, ppv management, and eco management on excess / obsolete materials.
optimized transition of materials from usa np to china production location by coordinating materials pipelining.
strategically steered cost-effective negotiations, issuance, and maintenance of purchase / blanket orders for production materials, including obtaining quotes and examining bids and determining materials requirements.
evaluated vendor reliability and developed new supply sources as necessary, along with establishing targeted inventory reporting and control processes while establishing an initial minimum accuracy level of 90% or above.
interfaced among suppliers to create strong relationships and facilitate lead-time reduction and buying activities.
monitored costs, schedules, and scope of assigned subcontractors to achieve best quality at best volume.
drove operations success by procuring production components per mrp, including planning and scheduling materials, and interfacing with key vendors / supplier manufacturers to expedite availabilities, delivery, and prices per avl.
ensured proper release of kits to production by liaising among program management, logistics, and production.
contributed sharp analytical abilities toward opening and closing work orders and resolving diverse variances, along with implementing eco and updating work orders to current revisions due to eco.
planned and scheduled materials for production based on mrp / mps to meet goals, along with managing 3 major corporate accounts (including build and smt), and maintaining and structuring bom per eco / rfa changes via agile.
communicated with program manager on commits / re-commits, ppv issues, and excess material on-hand / order, as well as discussing expediting and / or release of orders with suppliers and resolving critical inventory issues.
additional professional roles held as planner / scheduler & inventory control specialist prior to 1997
education, professional development & technical summary
associate of arts in business management mission community college, santa clara, ca
manufacturing & distribution seminars & training
apics courses in inventory management, jit, basic manufacturing, materials planning, mas ii inventory education,
quality education, continuous improvement process, international shipping, cycle counting, administration
forklift certified • microsoft office suite • sap • oracle • askims • jts • expandable • bann an agile
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