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Senior Supply Chain Specialist January 2010 to January 2014Natgun Corporation － Wakefield, MA
Largest global construction corporation of pre-stressed concrete water tanks with annual sales of 180 million dollars.
Responsible for overseeing the purchase and transportation of tools, building materials, and equipment for our two warehouses and to and from jobsites across the country, and the world.
Personally responsible for 5 million spend in purchase of materials, and 3 million in transportation of goods.
Managed purchasing/logistics department and two warehouses, totaling twenty employees in absence of Purchasing Director.
Implemented freight consolidation strategy for a company savings of $250,000 annually on a 3 million a year spend by integrating major transportation companies, developing new networks for the company.
This included air freight, packages, LTL, common carrier, truckload, ocean, and rail freight.
In both purchasing and logistics, managed vendor contacts, contract negotiations, data analysis, and procedure development.
Continously evaluating the database for compliance and possible improvements, and pursuing short and long-term partnerships in order to capture further savings.
Worked closely with vendors to achieve maximum performance and efficiency while still maintaining superior quality and cost effectiveness.
Cut materials vendor database down by 30% by aligning ourselves with larger suppliers able to provide a more diverse range of products and receiving larger discounts by bundling multiple items, and blanket ordering.
Managed capital budget for capacity items and equipment for our warehouses in Wakefield, MA and grand Prairie, TX.
Audited and approved all invoices, including any issue resolutions needed.
Initiated and processed all international paperwork for the import/export of materials and equipment for warehouse distribution and jobsite deliveries.
Comprehensive understanding of warehouse management, keeping inventory levels lean and accurate.
Supervised and audited an annual inventory of all supplies and equipment with an average of 20 million dollars in value.
Purchasing Coordinator/ National Logistics Manager January 1998 to January 2009
Managed the purchasing and logistics departments for a 70 million dollar a year de-centralized corporation with 30 district offices nationally.
Personally responsible for 4-6 million purchasing spend a year.
Orchestrated and approved all contract negotiations for vendors in both materials and transportation.
Responsible for maintaining an effective vendor base to supply the company with timely and cost effective services, including periodic assessments and inspections.
Collaborated with field personnel and all levels of the management team to ensure customer satisfaction.
Implemented a new freight consolidation plan through national contacts, which saved the company over $600,000 a year on a 4 million dollar spend.
Helped reduce materials costs by $300,000 annually by reducing the vendor base and increasing volume discounting.
Responsible for all transportation and maintenance operations on a 100 million dollar fleet of equipment.
Displayed strong organizational skills by keeping national inventories and equipment utilizations up to date and accurate.
Analyzed utilization reports to forecast capital equipment needs for the following year.
Handled all aspects of transportation, international and domestic which included ocean freight (containers, flat racks), air freight, freight forwarding, truckload services (flat beds, vans, step decks), common carrier freight (Fedex, CCX, UPS), and package shipments.
Audited and approved all freight invoices Created and maintained all commercial paperwork (commercial invoices, NAFTA agreements, and export declarations) needed for efficient movement of our equipment.
Maintained and implemented changes in commodity, NMFC, and classification codes to ensure most cost effective transportation of materials and equipment.
January 1994 to January 2009Munters Corporation － Amesbury, MA
Recognized international leader in Industrial & Water Damage Recovery, as well as one of the top dehumidification manufacturing facilities in the country.
January 1994 to January 1998Munters Corporation
Managed the shipping and receiving departments for the manufacturing division totaling 80 million a year in sales.
Responsible for managing four employees in the department.
Oversaw the day-to-day activities of the shipping and receiving of dehumidification equipment and spare parts.
Created and maintained all export/import paperwork.
Negotiated contracts with transportation vendors to ensure best practice.
Provided management with accurate inventory reports displaying utilization of both parts and equipment.
Worked closely with OSHA representatives to provide a safe working environment.
Certified as a ISO9001 internal auditor.
Bachelor of Science Degree : Business Management, 1991Plymouth State CollegeBusiness Management Employee evaluations and references upon request