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Overland Park, Kansas *****
Objective Purchasing / Buyer position
Experience 1998 – 2010 July Russell Stover’s Candies Kansas City, Missouri
Responsible for Purchasing MRO, Boiler/Cooling Towers, Cleaning Chemicals and Service Contracts for 7 Plants and 4 Distribution Centers.
Selected /Installed/ Trained plant personnel Software and Hardware for Company- wide Parts Management Program.
Responsible for Purchasing MRO Parts and Capital Equipment.
Negotiated Contracts for Supplies, Chemicals, Office Supplies and Consumable Supplies.
Planned Purchased and Inventoried Imported Retail Fixtures
1995-1997 Miami County, Kansas Paola, Kansas
Director of Purchasing
Implemented new County Purchasing Department and Central Supply
Developed/Implemented Tracking/Usage of countywide supplies
Formalized Public Bidding for Equipment/Services for submittal for County Commissioner approval
Disposal of Surplus Assets: Cars/Office equipment/Real-Estate
1990-1995 Johnson County, Kansas Olathe, Kansas
Processing RFP’s / Public Bids for Contract Services/ Construction / Engineering
Education Bachelor of Arts, University Missouri, Kansas City
Certifications Certified Purchasing Manager Certificate #8292, Lifetime 2003