|Desired Industry: Purchasing/Buyers
|Desired Job Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
||Date Posted: 5/25/2006
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: 05/24/2006
|Desired Wage: $60000 - 80000
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Management (Manager, Director)
||Willing to Travel: Yes, 25-50%
|Highest Degree Attained: MBA
||Willing to Relocate: Undecided
To obtain a purchasing position that will provide professional challenges, responsibilities and advancement commensurate with my demonstrated abilities, experience, and value to the organization.
12/2004 - 5/2006 HMB Incorporated, Charlotte NC 28217
Procurement Manager/Specialist ˇV Responsible for organizing and implementing a contracting strategy for HMB Inc. (property management company), reviewed and enforced eligibility criteria for identifying vendors/suppliers to provide repair, sanitation and preservation services for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Managed the vendor/supplier certification process, including reviewing requisite experience, legal and organizational structure, and financial strength. Maintained process, policy and supporting documentation requirements for soliciting services, assisted in the development of standardized systems and controls for procurement such as RFQ/RFP documentation, work authorization and invoice resolution, explored leveraging opportunities, participated in contract negotiations, conducted supplier performance evaluations, maintained central filing system and assumed responsibility for special projects related to the procurement of services and materials. Provided comprehensive bid analysis and award recommendations.
8 /2004 ˇV12/2004 VENTURI STAFFING PARTNERS, Charlotte, NC 28203
Worked in a temporary capacity as Senior Buyer for Boston Gear Co. procuring machined parts as components and as a Credit Analyst for BELK Corporate Office, evaluating credit applications for approval and providing general customer service.
6/2003 ˇV 8/2004 SITEL CORPORATION, Charlotte, NC 28210
Sales Advisor ˇV Responsible for selling, renewing, and upgrading OnStar Services packages and providing standard customer services relevant to the demanding needs of OnStarˇ¦s expanding customer base.
INTELLECTUAL PURCHASING CONSULTANTS , Charlotte, NC 28226
Business Consultant ˇV Provided business, management, and purchasing services on a contract basis to local small businesses (self employed)
2/2001 ˇV 3/2002 TEXTRON CORP, Charlotte, N.C. 28273
Senior Buyer ˇV Managed $60,000,000 direct material desk consisting of metal fabrications, metal stampings, industrial bearings, aluminum castings, ductile iron castings, powdered metals, investment castings, and blow moldings. I was also responsible for Global Sourcing initiative and internal customer relations.
Managed 106 active vendors, Identified and negotiated $500,000 in domestic direct material cost savings. Identified $3,500,000 potential direct material cost savings sourced in Europe.
3 / 1994 ˇV 2 / 2001
HARLEYˇV DAVIDSON Motor Co., York , PA 17402
Purchasing Leader / Agent ˇV Managed $57.000,000 desk consisting of molded plastic parts, castings, stampings, Leather seats, medallions, decals, wire harnesses, electrical components, liquid coat and powder coat paint.
Negotiated direct material contracts and LTAs which resulted in annual cost savings of $1,000,000 + annually. Customer service representative at bike rallies, DDS instructor for professional development classes, High Performance Work Organization team member, material planner and team leader.
5 / 1990 - 3 / 1994 BLACK & DECKER INC. Asheboro, N.C. 21204
Commodity Specialist (plastics) ˇV Managed $48,000,000 direct materials desk consisting of plastic resin, plastic injection molded, Thermo set, blown and tempered glass, chemicals, oils, lubercants, and packaging. Negotiated five Long term agreements resulting in annual savings of $275,000
Reduced active supply base by %65. Coordinated cost reductions for five assembly plants and corporate headquarters participated in global sourcing initiatives in the Far East and Europe.
3 / 1984 ˇV 5 / 1990 GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION, Warren, MI 48090
Senior Buyer ˇV Managed $80,000,000 direct materials desk consisting of interior trim, exterior ornamentation, plastics, roll form, emblems, decals, seats, locks, handles. Generated $150,000 annual cost reductions. Reduced supply base by 30%. Conducted supplier audits on 80% of active suppliers
Tuskegee University BA Business Administration
Webster University MA Management
Lebanon Valley College MBA Business Administration
Masons, Kappa Alpha Fraternity, National Association of Purchasing Management, American Purchasing Society, Korean Hapkido Association, Society of Plastics Engineers
„« Purchasing / Management
Outstanding knowledge of procurement in conjunction with an acute business acumen complemented by strong managerial and purchasing skills that consists of extensive experience in supply chain management, contract negotiations, cost reduction initiatives, project management, and cross functional teamwork. I am an action-oriented leader with skills in supervising, training and motivating personnel. I have developed sound business, purchasing, management, and administrative skills, along with the ability to recognize, access, and minimize material and administrative costs. I possess the exceptional ability to analyze problems, develop resolutions, and implement solutions, even under ambiguous conditions, evaluate results and determine the overall effectiveness of the solution. I have the skill to communicate effectively with all levels of management. Very adept in issue resolution at all levels and in achieving savings results that directly effect the companyˇ¦s bottom line costs.
„« Communications / Personal Attributes
I am a positive self-starting achiever with outstanding interpersonal and communicative skills. I am confident and articulate. I am customer focused with the ability to quickly establish a positive rapport with people at all levels. I possess the ability to comprehend as well as express difficult concepts to diverse audiences. I am a results oriented and persistent leader who works hard to build relationships through competence, hard work, and honesty. I thrive on challenging, competitive situations. I am computer literate with extensive experience in MS Word, MS Excel, Lotus, Power Point, and Oracle applications. I enjoy thinking out of the box and I strive to apply creativity when the opportunity presents itselfˇ¦
I have a proven procurement successful track record with a number of fortune 500 companies, with extensive experience in high paced manufacturing environments, with transferable MANAGERIAL and SUPERVISORY skills. I can provide an organization with exceptional procurement, negotiating, general accounting, team building and leadership qualities, as well as strategic, tactical and technical purchasing expertise.
Available upon request.
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