Self-motivated, service-focused professional seeking new employment opportunity for continued growth and professional development. Detail oriented and organized individual who exemplifies professionalism and the ability to manage multiple projects and tasks at any given moment. Demonstrated twenty-four year history of effective and efficient business/purchasing management practices. Highlighted leadership qualities and the ability to work with individuals from varying backgrounds while promoting team values. Committed to identifying and implementing continuous process improvement. I'm seeking a challenging position that will make best use of my existing skills and experience and feel the position of QA Ingredient Specialist (Job Number: 14002613) would be a great match.
24 years business experience, this includes 18 years of professional purchasing experience, the last 12 years with the State of Wisconsin Procurement of commodities and services to support the operation and maintenance of 28 major campus buildings and 363 acres of developed/undeveloped land at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire Developed and monitored annual budgets with multiple funding types and appropriations Working knowledge of GAAP, information and records management, MRP and warehousing Developed and trained staff on department policies and procedures to insure state and system procurement regulations were followed accordingly Developed operating procedures for multiple processes within accounting, purchasing and materials management Conduct procurement research, develop specifications, prepare bid/proposal announcements, analyze bid/proposal responses, award contracts, provide contract review to requesting staff and manage contracts Establish delivery schedules with suppliers, track progress and resolve problems with product/accounting information Analyze department requirements and conduct vendor/product research to determine contract requirements Negotiate with vendors and assist staff with annual procurement planning Proficient in Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, UW System People Soft, WISDM, TMA, and Shop @UW Utilize management skills to organize, assign, direct, educate and evaluate work of personnel Strong interpersonal skills used to create/maintain open communication and productive working relationships with all functional areas and students, facility and staff Professional written and oral communication skills used to conduct job training and maintain/improve quality of employee awareness and knowledge Fred Pryor Career Track Membership used for professional development Member of the Classified Staff Funding Committee.
Purchasing and Materials Manager, 01/2006 to CurrentPAO -University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire
Purchasing Agent Objective, 01/2002 to 01/2005Department of corrections
Stanley Correctional Institution and chippewa valley correctional treatment facility Procurement of commodities and services to support Facilities Management in the operation and maintenance of 28 major campus buildings and 363 acres of developed/undeveloped land Strong inter-personnel skills used to create and maintain open communication and productive working relationships Superior written and oral communication skills used to effectively interact with students, facility and staff Develop/coordinate simplified and sealed bids/proposals through verbal/written correspondence for goods/services Ability to apply information for preparation/evaluation of cost analysis data for required products/services Conduct procurement research, develop specifications, prepare bid/proposal announcements, analyze bid/proposal responses, award contracts, provide contract review to requesting staff Establish delivery schedules, track progress and resolve problems with suppliers and contractors Conduct vendor research and analyze department needs to determine commodity contracts Negotiate with vendors and assist staff with annual procurement planning, maintain annual Time and Material Contracts also contractor insurance information Prepare and submit sole source documentation/purchasing data for MRO and misc.
supplies to the Department of Administration and UW System Monitor and update staff on changes to state procurement contracts and UW System policies Monitor, review and sign service contracts, maintain procurement cards and all purchase orders (SFS and DFD) Create, distribute and maintain purchase orders on UW System Shared Financial System also DFD construction project purchase order workbook Distribute purchasing information to misc.
departments, also record purchasing data within ImageNow Meet with sales representatives and current supplier personnel to discuss new product or current product issues Work well independently or in a group, able to prioritize, maintain confidentiality and meet deadlines Able to identify process improvements and create standard operating procedures for process streamlining Accurately developed all aspects of the Materials Management program, maintained and monitored daily materials management functions ensuring all customer needs are met Supervise, coordinate, assign, direct and evaluate work of purchasing office personnel, troubleshoot accounting issues, coordinate pickup and distribution of supplies and oversee all deliveries of materials to departments Create inventory reports for system/product analysis, maintain listings of purchasing records and research Working knowledge of Microsoft Office: Excel, Outlook, Word, UW System People Soft, WISDM, and TMA(iDesk) and Shop at UW.
Purchasing Agent, 01/1998 to 01/2002
Curt Manufacturing, Inc.
Custom Hitch and Trailer Manufacturer and OEM Chain Division.
Domestic/international purchasing, materials management, planning, data analysis, and scheduling.
Monitored and controlled approximately 6 million dollars of inventory in Arizona, Georgia, Minnesota, Texas and Wisconsin, also two route trucks, responsible for accuracy of warehouse receiving, stock and sales order allocation.
Managed daily operations of inventory control personnel and coordinated work teams for numerous projects.
Purchasing and Materials Manager, 01/1996 to 01/1998SFR Industries, Inc
custom plastic extrusion manufacturing.
Responsible for purchasing, inventory, shipping/receiving department, safety coordinator.
Bachelor of Arts:Business Administration,June 2013Lakeland College － Chippewa Falls, WIDMC award for meritorious performance
Academic Qualifications Business Administration
Bachelor of Arts:Specialized AdministrationLakeland College － Chippewa Falls, WISpecialized Administration
Associate Degree:Materials ManagementChippewa Valley Technical College － Eau Claire, WIMaterials Management
Academic, accounting, product analysis, commodities, oral communication, Contracts, contract review, cost analysis, data analysis, delivery, documentation, Facilities Management, Financial, insurance, inventory, inventory control, materials management, materials, Excel, Microsoft Office, office, Outlook, Word, People Soft, personnel, policies, Procurement, progress, proposals, proposal, purchasing, receiving, research, safety, sales, scheduling, shipping, troubleshoot, written