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Purchasing Manager

Location:
Wenonah, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
September 24, 2018

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Mickleton, N.J. *****

T 609-***-**** ac65u0@r.postjobfree.com

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DAVID J. GODSHALK

EXPERIENCE

PURCHASING MANAGER, LUX GLOBAL LABEL COMPANY, LAFAYETTE HILL, PA. 2017 - 2018

PURCHASING MANAGER, NATIONAL LABEL COMPANY, LAFAYETTE HILL, PA. 2004 - 2017

Monitor inventory and supplies across all facets of large scale pharmaceutical and HABA label producer Prevent/Minimize workflow interruption despite continuously changing production requirements while maximizing production efficiency and minimizing expense through semi-weekly deliveries to avoid stock outage

Maintain relationships with vendors despite cash flow issues though excellent communication to avoid shorter payment terms and resolving issues quickly to improve vendor relationship and company image

Negotiated pricing on new request for quotes (RFQ) and existing pricing and discussed rebates with suppliers

Planned, created and tracked scheduled purchase orders and verified invoices for accounting

Selected and qualified new vendors for cost containment with average saving 5% to 10%

Managed warehouse personnel giving direction and logistics support while tracking multiple daily shipments

Pulled Claim samples, Calculated cost, submitted written documentation and followed up on Claims and returns

Experience with MRP and ERP systems

Suggested make-ready stock to reduce cost of materials $120,000 over 3 years (4% saving) and suggested sale of aged raw material to avoid total write off

Decreased inventory levels 25% to 33% through targeted purchases and just in time purchases

Verified usage and receiving reducing errors 33% and entered supporting documents in Procurify and AS400

Demonstrated Problem Solving Skills by streamlining data analysis processes for process improvement

Reviewed Customer Specifications and internal layouts for accuracy Coordinated and created commercial invoice paperwork for overseas and Puerto Rico Shipments

Championed lesser cost alternatives to improve bottom line

Mentor new employees and provided technical support for QA, Estimating, Product Development and Sales Service

COST ESTIMATOR, CCL LABEL ROBBINSVILLE, NJ 199*-****-**** - 2004 Responsible for Job Costing and Analysis as well as pricing and estimate reports for clients in the cosmetic industry

Streamlined Estimate Database and Maintenance Process via Program Modification

Generated cost savings through trend analysis, job layout and material purchasing

Assured production efficiency through Engineering and Tooling Verification

Previewed outgoing billing for accuracy, making sales corrections twice my annual salary

Software: Procurify, AS400, SAP, JD Edwards, Covalent, MS Office, Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access

EDUCATION DREXEL UNIVERSITY 1986 - BS COMMERCE & ENGINEERING SCIENCES



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