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profit-focused purchasing / materials manager specializing in strategic analysis / planning, vendor / supplier negotiations, and process improvement eager to offer 12+ years experience toward maximizing an employer s bottom-line.
profile of qualifications
top-performer who analyzes purchasing / materials management processes to optimize profits in coordination with key goals.
integral leader who understands procurement requirements from production sourcing through to delivery, along with cost-effectively negotiating terms / pricing / delivery / box quantities with new and existing suppliers.
excellent communicator who proficiently evaluates suppliers to determine viability and maintain critical requirements.
ambitious self-starter who plans, prioritizes, and manages multiple tasks within deadline-driven environments.
key areas of expertise
purchasing management process improvement kanban processes vendor management
production components procedure development raw materials deliveries business communications
contribute sharp analytical abilities toward managing complete incoming material processes to include handling receiving and production / mro components purchasing for a leader in machined drums, hubs, and wheels production for the truck industry.
effectively interface with quality, production, engineering, and customer service teams to maximize operations success.
play a vital role in building and sustaining profits by attaining $600,000 average cost savings, improving supplier delivery, increasing vendor management inventory by 30%, reducing supplier base by 15%, and reorganizing key purchasing processes.
optimize operations efficiency by spearheading critical enhancements such as the implementation of 2 new computer systems (mp2 / bpcs) and improvement of non-standard material order processes from 7 days from approval to 2 days.
drove business growth by performing buyer activities for a multi-location organization with total sales of $140 million to include developing and / or revising new processes for enhanced engineering; proactively implementing kanban processes; and working closely with quality, production, and engineering teams to improve on-time delivery accuracy from 65% to 97%.
achieved an average cost savings of $1.5 million annually as leader of an internal management-by-fact slide-out team, and was recognized for superior job performance with 2004 s certificate of excellence award for reducing supplier base by 10%.
strategically steered the delivery of raw materials required for production for a $200-million multi-plant manufacturer to include improving inventory accuracy from 43% to 93% and reducing shortages by 50% via enhanced communications.
served as an integral member of the material review board and team to develop a company non-conforming material policy, along with networking among results-driven quality and engineering teams as a member of the qs 9000 implementation team.
applied dynamic leadership talents toward coordinating deliveries of raw materials required for production to include controlling all outside subcontract suppliers; liaising between european business partners; and organizing physical inventory processes.
improved inventory accuracy by 60% and demonstrated expertise as a key material representative to a new product team.
additional professional roles held prior to 1998
education & technical summary
b.a., education adrian college
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