Skilled [Purchasing Professional] with history of taking on challenging projects while reducing costs and logistics operations. Coordinate effectively with vendors and build highly productive teams focused on business success.
Summary of Skills
Cost controls familiarity
Professional communication skills
Meticulous eye for detail
Purchasing Supervisor December 1990 to CurrentSimpson Technologies － Aurora, IL
Sourced new vendors for purchasing needs.
Recruited and interviewed highly qualified candidates to fill vacancies.
Expedited distribution of materials to locations.
Organized and prioritized projects.
Built competitive bidding environment with broad range of suppliers.
Sourced well qualified candidates.
Supervised team of  direct reports.
Administered $[3-5M] per year budget.
Processed master planning daily for issuance of planned production and purchase orders.
Prepared engineering drawing packages for quotations
issue purchase orders and coordinates logistics and scheduling required to execute the Company's equipment projects.
review PO discrepancies.
Monitor and communicate defective or unacceptable goods.
High School Diploma : Business, 1980Greenville College － Greenville, IL
26 years of Purchasing and Procurement experience in a Manufacturing environment