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Customer Service Supply Chain

Kyle, Texas, United States
September 13, 2018

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Darren Baker


Granted a U.S Security Clearance at the level of Secret

Proficient in Microsoft Office suites 2007, 2010, 2013, Adobe Acrobat, and Drupal 7

Sigma Six Black Belt

Lean manufacturing techniques

SAP certified


Pivot tables

Microsoft word

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Access

Work Experience:

Crest foods, Edmond, Ok 10/2017 - 02/2018

Supply Chain Coordinator

As a Supply Chain Coordinator, responsible for client facing and therefore require to develop and maintain good client relationships delivering the very best in customer service

Responsible for ordering all perishable and non-perishable foods items using SAP system

Managed the buying and delivery process of goods or services on behalf of the company

Deal with non-supplied, under orders, over orders and damaged goods

Collate purchase orders and purchase requisitions in order to order materials, goods and supplies, Send them to the suppliers

Negotiate rates with carriers ensuring that you secure the best possible rates in line with the company’s buying policy

Legally research and provided contract information of vendors

Overseeing the ordering and packaging process, reviewed inventories and order as required

Responsible for problem solving and analytics as well as the ability to be able to communicate both verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner

Monitoring stock levels, planning delivery timetables

Ensuring stores have enough stock

Interact with the suppliers on a day to day basis

General Electric, Metuchen, NJ 11/2016 - 05/2017


Maintained files, equipment inventories records, and all contract and acquisition records

Worked specifically with SAP using the parts management and sourcing programs with the contract with GE oil and gas planning and buying everything from pipe fittings to Display systems

As a buyer helped in writing contracts and preformed contract negotiations, assisting with all bids thru the department

Helped the accounting department with all unpaid vendor accounts resulting in a positive relation between the contractors and vendors

Legally research and provided contract information of vendors legal

Developed innovative ways to effectively deliver basic knowledge of projects proposals and contract negation

Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends

Overseen the procurement of parts, equipment and supplies needed for assigned tasks

Attended planning meetings, review deliveries against the orders

Authorizes payment for purchases by forwarding receiving documentation

Verifies purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master list; clarifying unclear items; recommending alternatives

Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items; obtaining approval from requisitioning department

Authorizes payment for purchases by forwarding receiving documentation

Obtains purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders

Petra Industries, Edmond, OK 04/2016 - 06/2016

Materials Handler

Worked in the Distribution Center performing tasks in all areas of warehouse operations

Responsible for shipping and receiving, inventory, cycle counts, inventory control, system maintenance and stock control

Used SAP to perform all related tasks from the receipt and storage of products to the shipping of products

United States Army, 08/1990 - 07/2013

Procurement Supervisor

Selected from an organization of over 200 members to supervise and train soldiers in accounting

Receiving and inventory control managed all levels of stock control for a large warehouse with products exceeding 45,000 lines of parts and supplies

Assisted the company, Battalion and Brigade commanders with the planning and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures for all unit levels trained mid-level NCO’s and Officers in basic logistic techniques by using Sigma Six methodologies Assigned to cross train with the US Air Force and US Navy to become a Department of Defense Acquisition specialist

As a member of the Army logistics team was chosen to implement Sap in Army warehouses post wide

Monitoring stock levels and identifying purchasing needs

Researching potential vendors

Tracking orders and ensuring timely delivery

Authorizes payment for purchases by forwarding receiving documentation

Maintaining the purchasing policy and ensuring that all purchases adhere to it

Choosing the suppliers that the company will deal with and maintaining the legal interaction with them.

Managing any SLA’s (Service Level Agreements) that may be in place and managing any Master Agreements between the suppliers and the company

Legally research and provided contract information of vendors legal

Responsible for purchase orders and purchase requisitions in order to order materials, goods and supplies and send them to the suppliers

Liaison with other departments, particularly the accounting, manufacturing, stock and sourcing departments

Responsible for sourcing and pricing of products

Budgeting, costing and cost saving after reviewing the management information available

Responsible for looking after Health and Safety, Quality and other legal requirements

Responsible for Overseeing any large procurement that may happen

Education and training:

University of Oklahoma, Masters of Science in Contracting and Procurement (08/2013-12/2015)

University of Oklahoma-Masters of Arts in Finance (05/1999)

University of Oklahoma-Bachelor of Arts in Finance (05/1994)

Dept. of Defense War College, Nov 2004

US Army Contracting Course, Ft. Lee, Virginia, Sept 2000

US Army Logistics Management Course, Ft. Lee, Virginia, Oct 1998

US Army, First Sergeant, Aug 1,2010 thru July 1, 2013

US Army service from Aug, 8 1989 thru July 1, 2013


Honourably discharged disabled Army veteran with combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan

Awarded Bronze Star Service Medal for combat Actions in Afghanistan.

Awarded volunteer medal for volunteering over a 1000 hour to various charity organizations

Awarded for Training Excellence from National Training Centre Operations Group

Obtained a US Department of Défense security clearance at the level of Secret

Sat on the Veterans Panel for the 2013 Oklahoma Workforce annual conference

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