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Purchasing Manager

Spokane, Washington, United States
June 14, 2018

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Becky Stranger

Spokane, WA

509-***-**** (cell phone)


I improved on time delivery from a 58% to a 98% in the 1st 6 months of being at the company and have maintained

and improved on that percentage over another 6 month time span.


Inventory Management, Purchasing, Cost Negotiation, Vendor Relations, Supplier Contracts, Accounts Receivable,

Accounts Payable, Payroll, Customer Service, Cycle Counts.

Work Experience

Purchasing Manager

Sytech Inc - Spokane, WA

April 2016 to April 2018

Set up the purchasing department from no established processes. Set up quarterly supplier evaluations, place all

purchase orders, confirm and expedite orders. Work with suppliers to achieve on time delivery and safety stock to

avoid lead times for materials. Obtain cost reductions for all materials. Work with accounting, production & scheduling

to insure all projects have material costs allocated to them. Reduce late deliveries. maintain non-disclosure forms

with all suppliers.

Purchasing Supervisor

Alliance Machine Systems - Spokane, WA

March 2014 to March 2016

Organize, supervise and improve the skills of 4 buyers. Ensure the on time delivery of materials necessary

for production. Source suppliers, produce monthly reports for supplier performance evaluation. Negotiate cost

reductions, supplier improvement and improved communication between departments.

Purchasing/Scheduling Assistant

Honeywell - Spokane, WA (6 month contract)

Assist the Purchasing/Scheduling departments 5 buyer/planners with any projects they need done. Includes but not

limited to purchasing, filing, SAP input, running MRP, issuing pos to suppliers, updating SAP parts recipes.

Senior Buyer

Purcell Systems - Spokane Valley, WA

January 2008 to October 2012

Daily review of procurement requirements for production materials. Negotiation of pricing, payment terms and freight

with suppliers for the materials needed. Supplier sourcing for items and monitoring of suppliers for quality standards.

Placement of orders, scheduling of deliveries of materials.

Senior Buyer

KeyTronics - Spokane Valley, WA

December 2007 to December 2008

Daily processing of purchases for assigned materials needed for production. Vendor relations and verification for

all suppliers approved for items assigned for purchase. schedule and expedite ordered materials as required by

Keytronic. Negotiate pricing and delivery for the materials, as well as contracts with suppliers.


AA Degree in Photojournalism

Spokane Falls Community College - Spokane, WA

1980 to 1993

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