Strategic Planner with over 20 years of expertise in driving procurement activities to control costs, ensure timeliness and quality and maximize bottom-line profits eager to contribute to the success of a progressive company.
Ø Strong analytical background with the ability to work independently on multiple research projects, including project planning, data analysis, production, procurement, quality assurance, warehouse management, inventory control, and customer service.
Ø Possess high degree of expertise, specifically regarding procurement practices including inventory analysis, cost control quantification, and KPI indices to determine efficiency best practices.
Ø Excel in defining and implementing policies, procedures and operational systems that boost productivity, efficiency and quality of operations.
Ø Utilize extensive knowledge of inventory control, distribution oversight, staff management, development of budgets, as well as purposeful communication with departments, vendors, and executive management.
Ø Consistently focus on ensuring development of high-standard procurement methodologies.
Ø Proven ability to adapt strong technical skills to diverse organization needs.
Ø Technology savvy and proficient in multiple software applications such as MS Office Suite, Visio, Project, and Outlook.
Ø Play vital role in sustaining and growing business by delivering world-class customer service in consulting on and promptly responding to all order requirement issues.
Ø Provide effective leadership and ensure the success of the overall procurement activities, while ensuring efficient utilization of resources in accordance with procurement and recruitment procedures.
Ø Prepare comprehensive procurement plans taking into account strict adherence to deadlines, priorities, availability of financial resources, operational feasibility, procurement modalities, alternative scenarios.
Ø Manage relevant procurement and contracting activities.
Ø Establish and maintain procurement and contracting systems and processes that ensure effective program ability to source and deliver quality goods and services.
Ø Employ rigorous standards to ensure fairness, integrity, transparency, effective competition and best value for money in procurement and contracting activities.
Ø Ensure full compliance and application of standard procurement and contracting rules, procedures and best practices.
Ø Prepare monthly reports on the status of the overall procurement process.
Ø Coordinate shipping and delivery arrangements of purchased goods and equipment.
Ø Successfully coordinate professional efforts with other factions for the purposes of research and development opportunities and knowledge sharing.
Ø Communicate information to individuals and groups; deliver presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience. Clearly and concisely convey written information orally or in writing to individuals or groups to ensure information is conveyed appropriately.
Ø Provide strategic oversight for resource management matters including allocation of inventory and includes tactical support. Monitor supply chain on an ongoing basic to ensure supplies are efficiently and effectively appropriated.
Ø Received "Mega-Tag" from Coca-Cola management for vital responsibility in rolling out new product three months ahead of schedule.
Ø Worked directly with pallet supplier to improve the percentage of recycled vs. new pallets from 30% to 80% which represented an annual savings of more than $300K.
Ø Met perfect fill rate goal of 95% while maintaining exceptional quality standards.
Ø Recruited and trained team resulting in second highest performing plant in system.
Ø Developed cycle count program and metrics for raw materials (+1,000 items) and achieved inventory accuracy above 98%.
Ø Created and maintained majority of plant metrics in regard to production yields and efficiencies.
Ø Achieved zero loss time accidents for 5 consecutive years through safety awareness and accident prevention training.
Materials Manager, Pokka Beverages, Inc. 2002-Present
Primary responsibilities included comprehensive Production Planning and Procurement of all raw materials for entire operation. Specific functions included;
Direct coordination with customer base related to the procurement needs in both a relevant and expeditious manner;
Oversight and management of four production lines;
Development of alternate plans for each line in case of supplier or equipment issues.
Blend Room Supervisor, Pokka Beverages, Inc. 1985-2002
Primary responsibilities included production of numerous products related to four production lines (15-20 million units annually.) Specific function included;
Management and oversight of production of numerous products related to quality assurance;
Setting up and maintaining all formulas, product specifications, and blending instructions;
Regular maintenance and calibration of various equipment including Centrifugal and PD Pumps, Heat Exchangers, Homogenizers, Tank Agitators, and various electronic controllers;
Recruitment, hiring, development and supervision of various plant employees for three-shift operation.
- Senior Lab Technician, Fairchild Camera & Semiconductor
n Coursework completed toward B.S. C Santa Rosa Junior College
n Physics, Semi-Conductor Device Technology, Advanced Mathematics
n Supply Chain Leadership Program C CCNA
n Training C SAP Power User
n Certifications C TQM, SPC
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