David C. Livingston
Sidney, NY ***38
CAREER OBJECTIVE- A position within the Purchasing/Materials field.
PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY- Over 20 years of progressive experience in the field of Purchasing/Procurement/Materials.
EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS- Demonstrated proficiency in areas of:
* Purchase Ordering on time deliveries (via internet/phone/fax)
* Knowledge in Negotiations-Contracts/Agreements/Quoting
* Inventory Control (maintaining levels, open PO report)
* Review/Process Invoices for accounting
* Computer proficiency (AS 400/SAP/Macola/Excel/Word/Outlook/Data Entry)
* Customer Service(Supplier Interface, Cross functionality w/Internal team members)
* Coordination of trucking/shipments for JIT deliveries of supplies/equipment
* Communication with drivers as a receiver/shipper-Stock Clerk
* Ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines, operate independently w/ attention to detail
* Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
* Overseas ordering capability
* Mathematic/accounting skills
4/18-Current AO Fox Memorial Hospital Purchasing duties as required
02/15-3/18 CWS Packaging Buyer Quoting, preparing bids, creation of PO's through requisitions, managing inventory. Cost savings analysis. JIT deliveries.Purchasing duties, including ordering of raw materials, steel, specialized plastics, filing and reconciliation of Po s.
04/14 1/15 Cooperstown Cookie Co. Production/Procurement Manager Manage all production and procurement capabilities within organization. Development of packaging.
12/13-2/14 Manpower/ Amphenol - Cust Service Rep. Distribution Entry of customer orders, and tracking of shipments
2009-2013 FrieslandCampina- MRO Buyer - Maintained all orders including raw materials for Maintenance, Labs, R&D, Safety and Production departments. All duties listed above included. Trained supervisors/employees on job policies and procedures. Quoting, preparing bids, creation of PO's through requisitions, managing inventory. Cost savings analysis JIT deliveries
2006-2008 Acco Brands = Merchandising Buyer- Lead role in programs such as Walmart/Rite Aid. Sub-contracted projects to build displays for sale at store level. Created new manual for SAP system. More user friendly. Quoting, preparing bids, creation of PO's through requisitions, managing inventory. Cost savings analysis JIT deliveries
1985-2005 Sidney Hospital = Purchasing Clerk- Managed two employees. Quoting, preparing bids,Responsible for receiving, labeling, issuing and shipping of materials/equipment.Creation of PO's through requisitions, managing inventory. Cost savings analysis JIT deliveries
Sidney High School-High School Diploma.Continued with education
SAP Upgrade Implementation 2013
Training of Microsoft Excel 2010
Dupont Stop Safety Program 2010
SAP Computer program, In-house training 2006
Delhi Tech- Introduction to Computers 1988
In-House computer training for Inventory Control 1988
United States Air Force, Weather Observer.