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Manufacturing Purchasing

Delray Beach, Florida, United States
May 24, 2018

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Peter Resnick

**** ******** ******* ****** *****, FL 33484


Purchasing, Operations & Manufacturing Director

Innovative, results-oriented, and hardworking leader credited with combining purchasing, business operations, sourcing, and manufacturing expertise to guide companies toward increased revenue, reduced costs, and improved collaboration and productivity. Proven track record of developing and implementing strategic plans that facilitate mutually beneficial partnerships and increased operational efficiency.

Areas of Expertise

Team Leadership

New Process Implementation

Manufacturing Operations


Staff Development

Product Development

Client Relationships

Contract Negotiation

Interpersonal Skills


Cross-Functional Collaboration

Professional Experience

SKYE PETERS LLC, Delray Beach, FL 2003 to Present

President & Owner

Direct daily efforts of consulting company that improves operations and manufacturing processes for major and small companies.

Create company from the ground up by conceptualizing and establishing company processes, managing budgets, sourcing office space and equipment, and securing vendor relationships.

Foster strong working relationships with potential and existing clients that lead to return and referral business.

Develop and execute travel department by creating relationships with major airlines and hotels.

Assess companies’ manufacturing operations and suppliers, effectively identify areas of weakness, and then develop and implement new process that slash material costs and increase revenue.

Prove ability to negotiate prices and contracts for beneficial outcomes with major suppliers.

SONY CORP., New York, NY 1988 to 2003

Director – Purchasing, Operations & Manufacturing

Led the task force that successfully implemented the Ariba Purchasing System, which resulted in drastic cost savings for the company and an 86% increase in revenue.

Managed various aspects of procurement and sourcing with a commitment to efficiency and cost reductions. Executed formal Requests for Quotation (RFQs) and conducted formal Requests for Information (RFIs) for commodities and services, including procurement on such items as multi-functional devices, paper products, wireless services, and commercial printing and office supplies.

Spearheaded all approved purchasing processes, which included the utilization of purchase orders, credit cards, check request voucher loads, and accounts payable (A/P) invoice payments. Effectively used the Ariba and PeopleSoft systems to complete purchasing processes.

Successfully consolidated the purchasing departments during the merger of CBS and Sony Corp. Merged the PeopleSoft systems for purchasing and A/P, installed e-procurement and ERP processes, trained internal customers and suppliers, and consolidated sourcing and procurement policies and procedures.

Led cross-enterprise commodity teams for contract negotiation tactics, strategy, and organized implementation.

Managed the purchasing website, effectively keeping process information current, including the preferred supplier list, purchasing guidelines, and strategic sourcing process.

Education & Training

Bachelor of Art, Business, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY Procurement, Manufacturing, Operations & Management Courses, Purchasing Management Association, New York, NY Supply Officer Training, U.S. Naval Air, Pensacola, FL

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