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Purchasing Agent/Senior Buyer

Location:
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, 74011, United States
Salary:
48000.00
Posted:
August 19, 2011
Email:
b36s1c@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
*********@***.***


DAVID J. OVERACK
**** ***** ***** ****** ****** Arrow, OK 74011
918-***-**** b36s1c@r.postjobfree.com

CAREER FOCUS
Pursuing a position requiring supply chain experience as a buyer utilizing inventory control, logistics, product/industry knowledge, relationship building and a solution-oriented approach for solving problems in order to educate decision makers and achieve pre-determined goals in a customer-focused, results-oriented organization.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Offering 20 years of experience as a Purchasing Agent with a proven record in supply chain, sourcing, vendor relations and inventory control in manufacturing operations:
- MRP/JIT /Lean/Kaizen - Inventory Control - Purchasing/Vendor Relations
- Contract Negotiation - Supply Chain - Logics/Transportation/Packaging
- ISO 2001/9000/9001 - Purchasing Plans - Cross-Functional Teams
- Forecasting/Budgeting - Expediting - Price/Competitive Analysis
- Global/Domestic - Supervision/Team Building
In-depth experience sourcing, qualifying/certifying material, and purchasing raw materials, machined parts, supplies and equipment for multiple manufacturers
Solid experience quoting all LTL and Flatbed shipments
Skilled in purchasing fabricated/machined items per drawings and specifications
Project management and coordination skills necessary for establishing timelines, creating budgets, managing resources, delegating and tracking workflow and achieving goals
Proven experience creating purchasing plans, budgets and forecasts in order to meet objectives, minimize costs and adhere to quality guidelines
Supervisory and leadership skills necessary to coach, build and supervise teams
Rapport building, relationship management and alliance building skills necessary for working with manufacturing teams, production, supply chain and engineering teams
Microsoft Office Suite proficiencies (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook); SAP, ARIBA e-commerce software); Symix; Lawson; MAS 90: internet

SUCCESSES

Accurately place 50+ purchase orders daily
Successfully quoted bids for new product; performed job cost analysis
Purchased $100 million dollars of equipment annually while saving the company over $1 million annually on fiber optic attenuators
Promoted from stock room clerk to senior buyer within 18 months for first employer

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PURCHASING AGENT - PRESTON EASTIN (SEPT 2008- SEPT 2010) TULSA, OK
Sourced and purchased all metals, A-36 plate, fabrication and machining along with Pillow Blocks, bearings, seals and MRO supplies. Quoted LTL and Flatbed shipments. Performed efficiently in a demanding, time sensitive manufacturing environment.
Selected to serve on the team to collaborate regarding the implementation of LEAN concepts through Material Control Department; also used KAIZEN philosophy, concepts and events
Created and executed purchasing plans, achieved budget goals and suggested improvements

SENIOR PURCHASING AGENT – PENLOYD, LLC (JULY 2007-JUNE 2008) TULSA, OK
Sourced and procured materials to fill customers’ orders, purchased MRO supplies and services for plant maintenance. Collaborated with Production Manager regarding scheduling and workflow with accountability for meeting on-time production and delivery requirements.
Revised purchasing procedures and manual to keep abreast of current industry practices
Performed job costing and prepared quotations and bid proposals
Purchased Wood fabricated/machined items per drawings and specifications
Identified new suppliers in order to determine production capacity and quality issues
Implemented strategies to control cost as well as negotiated contract terms, pricing, purchasing terms, freight terms, and logistics

REPLENISHMENT BUYER – AIR GAS SAFETY (MARCH 2006 – JULY 2007) TULSA, OK
Utilized vendor relations, communication and negotiation skills to place 50+ purchased orders each day with responsibility for supporting 18 branches/stores in North Central region. Purchased welding supplies, safety supplies and equipment, cylinders, gases, MRO supplies, etc. Identified and resolved problems.
Implemented strategies to increase inventory turns while meeting customer demands

PURCHASING AGENT – TUCKER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (OEM), (DEC 2003- FEB 2006) TULSA, OK
Created purchasing plan with accountability for quoting and purchasing machined and fabricated parts, alloys, plastics (Peak), circuit boards and electrical components. Also purchased MRO supplies, hand tools, lighting, radio- active sources, transducers, PM tubes, computer hardware and software applications.
Quoted and entered internal/external, international and domestic sales orders
Expedited orders, scheduled projects, negotiated agreements and administered contracts while enhancing profits
Provided exceptional customer service to both internal/external customers
Acted as ISO 2001:9000 internal auditor; revised ISO 9001/2001 purchasing policies
Instrumental in creating ISO purchasing/sales order procedures
Saved company $172,390 between 4/05 & 2/06 by developing sources and re-negotiating contracts

SENIOR BUYER – MCI/WORLDCOM (NOV 1997 TO OCTOBER 2003) TULSA, OK
Supervised up to 7 buyers and support personnel with accountability for managing a $100 million purchasing budget and purchasing fiber jumpers, attenuators, hand and electric tools, transmission equipment, MRO supplies, generators, safety equipment and electronic components; performed expediting functions. Created and executed purchasing plans.
Developed and qualified sources, managed vendor relationships, created bid proposals, negotiated major agreements
Saved the company $1 million + annually on fiber optic attenuators
Promoted from Buyer I to Buyer II and next to Buyer III; and to Sr. Buyer within 20 months

PURCHASING AGENT – CENTRIFUGAL CASTING MACHINE COMPANY, INC. (OEM) TULSA, OK
Sourced and purchased machined and fabricated parts, valves, fluid components and castings, forgings, motors, wire/cable, identification labels, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment and electronic components. Certified ISO Internal Auditor

SENIOR BUYER – LABARGE ELECTRONICS, Tulsa, OK
Complied with Mil-Q-9858, MIL-I-45208, DAR and FAR standards; promoted from stockroom clerk to assistant buyer and then buyer and Senior Buyer within 18 months.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

THE UNIVERSITY OF TULSA, TULSA, OK /TULSA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, TULSA
Overview: Purchasing & Supply Management, Supervisory Management, Law; general studies
ON-GOING CONTINUING EDUCATION IN PURCHASING AND LEADERSHIP

REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST