Accomplished specialist, experienced in all aspects of purchasing. Versatile and organized purchasing agent with over 20 years of procurement experience, adept at handling multiple projects while attaining and exceeding goals. Results-oriented strategist with in-depth product knowledge and the proven ability to acquire hard to find parts. Innovative professional with the capacity to advance organizations using business expertise and performance optimization skills.
Critical thinking skills
Meticulous eye for detail
Prepared detailed purchase requisitions, RFQ's, and purchase orders resulting in delivery of correct materials.
Improved vendor relations through communication including, plant visits, in-house meetings and phone calls.
Negotiated prices and pay terms with material suppliers and vendors lowering costs by 10%.
Built and established strong vendor relationships, integral to promoting high quality and accuracy.
Managed a $4-5M dollar inventories for 26 branch locations
Maintained a 90% in stock percentage with an excellent turns ratio of 45%
Focused on cost reduction and savings during the continuous sourcing for different material to support the company in lowering its operational cost by 10%.
Leader of inventory reduction programs moving over $7M dollar of unneeded materials.
Received 6 awards for going above and beyond job duties
Received bonus and time off for being selected as a member of the top 10% of the company with over 14,000 employees.