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Procurement Professional

Denver, CO
September 29, 2018

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Steven Holthouser Resume


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Commerce City, CO 80022

Phone: 303-***-****



Leadership Skills Customer Service Strategic Planning Purchasing Professional with a successful career in contracts negotiations and customer services, with more than twenty years of experience encompasses supply chain management, negotiated contracts and customer related issues. Ability to plan and implement solution-oriented technical/non-technical responses to customer inquiries to support products, focusing on building business partnerships to generate revenues. Effective team player with strong leadership and problem-solving skills, demonstrating the following core competencies: EDUCATION

Regis University Denver CO, Bachelor of Science, Computer Information Systems May 2002 Certifications: Network LAN/WAN, APICS (CPIM)

Military Service: Navy

Clearance level: Secret


Word, Excel (VLOOKUP’s & Pivot Tables), MS Power Point, MS Access, MS Project, Hyperion, PeopleSoft, Visio, MS, Oracle 11i/12, Ventyx Passport, Emptoris, Professional PDF form design for RFI and RFX, SAP R3.2, Deltek 7 Cost Point, Lotus Notes, Infor XA, AS400, Cygnet


Collabra Consultant, (Contracted to Orica Financial Planning Analysis ) Watkins, Colorado 04/30/2018 – present

Consultant for Technical Support for SAP Finance

Software: MS Suite / SAP

Responsible for validating error codes and give recommendations on solutions to Canada and Mexico manufacturing plants.

Created processes and procedures for manufacturing

Created planning tools for planners and buyers to support SAP ERP/MRP

Run GOGS reports for finance updates.

Updated data in SAP for manufacturing runtime KPI’s

Created downtime reports to upper management.

Competentia, (Contracted to Anadarko) Platteville, Colorado 01/2018 – 02/2018 Scheduling shut-ins for pipeline

Software: MS Suite / Cygnet / Microsoft Access.

Responsible IOC daily reports on maintenance (PM & Annuals, overhauls, Misc. maintenance.

Processed shut in requests/procedures from pipeline group.

Directed the meetings of Midstream construction of pipelines in Colorado and ND drilling rigs.

Updated data in Access for downtime KPI’s

Supported engineering vertical and horizonal drilling based on geologists findings.

Responsible for sending shut-in’s request to third party vendors and changes.

Created downtime reports to upper management.

Pull MACT Title V data from Cygnet for Air Compliance.

* Team Leadership * Training & Development * Contract Negotiation Static Sourcing

* Customer and Sales Support * Buying & Planning * Technical Systems Implementation Steven Holthouser Resume

Maintained Mechanical Availability and Overhaul downtime hours in MS Access to support KPI’s

Maintained On call personal in the field and 30 day calendar for third party vendors. US Tech Solutions, (Contracted to MillerCoors) Golden, Colorado 05/2017 – 09/2017 Procurement Analysis supporting (Golden Colorado and Milwaukee Wisconsin) Software: SAP East/West systems and SAP 18.2 new platform system / Microsoft Access.

Responsible RTB Releases in the SharePoint system to Buy against the engineering requisition data.

Analyze demand and supply to ensure lead times for critical path items are met.

Supported manufacturing planning strategy in rough cut capacity based on drawing ECO or red line changes.

Updated the number of releases.

Tracking purchase orders using Excel reports to Streamlined Manufacture Orders. Vestas Manufacturing (Senior Planner) Brighton, Colorado 08/2015 – 03/2017 Inventory manager and batch lot tracking.

Software: Infor XA / AS400 for production tracking.

Responsible for BOM audits from Item Master System against the released engineering data.

Responsible for key performance indictors (kpi) updates and work in process (wip) status reports

Analyze demand an supply to ensure lead times for critical path items are met.

Supported manufacturing planning strategy in rough cut capacity based on drawing ECO or red line changes.

Updated production on build plan vs actuals.

Created Excel reports to Streamlined Manufacture Orders cradle to grave. Advantage Resourcing, (Contracted to Arrow Electronics) Englewood, Colorado 04/2015 – 05/2015 Price Variance High/Low: Worked invoice mismatches to correct pricing. Accounting Coordinator- One month contract fill in. Coordinating mismatches on invoices for AP and Purchasing. Software: SAP platform to push data into Oracle 12i data base.

Managed price variances with vendors pricing compared to purchasing price points in Oracle 12i.

Updated price variances in oracle base on unit of measure and quantity.

This was a month contract and improved price structured in Oracle for the buy community. Enserca Engineering Design, (Contracted for Oil and Gas) Lakewood, Colorado 09/2014 – 10/2014 Buyer II – One month contract fill in.

Tactical buyer for engineering RFQ’s and purchases orders. Software: Microsoft Excel spreadsheets from P&ID blue prints.

Support electronic & Mechanical Material for engineering designs for Oil & Gas.

Updated dated P&ID per pump skids design and created RFQ’s for approved vendors.

Created bid tabs for Pump Stations skids for engineers to evaluate cost points.

Negotiated logistics agreements for shipping oil skids within the US.

Visited vendors to ensure shipping packaging meets the state requirements during transportation.

Created purchase orders based on engineers selection of vendors. Johnson Service Group, (Contracted to Sierra Nevada Corp. Colorado) 09/2013 – 06/2014 Software: SAP platform to push data into Deltek data base system Planner

Support electronic & Structural Material for Sourcing AOG and coordinating the Procurement Plan with Project Team.

Validated program parts lists from the Material Management System against the released engineering data.

Managed VIM push/pull kitting system per BOM drawings requirements.

Analyze demand and supply; correcting competitive lead times for critical path items.

Supported manufacturing planning strategy in rough cut capacity based on drawing ECO or red line changes.

Visited vendors to ensure shipping packaging meets the state requirements during transportation.

Managed disposition of excess material for VIM and internal warehouse stock pulls.

Secret Clearance

Xcel Energy Denver, Colorado 08/2010 – 12/2012

Purchasing Agent

Steven Holthouser Resume

Software: SAP platform to push data into Passport data base.

Support IT and Staffing Augmentation projects covering Colorado, Texas and Minnesota on large commercial terms and conditions.

Negotiated static sourcing and Analyzed supplier RFQ’s / RFP’s online bids for cost savings

Update and modify Master Service Agreements and Change Orders in Emptoris and Ventyx Passport.

Negotiated contract terms and conditions with vendors to ensure the best results for the company.

Support transmissions and substation projects covering seven states on large commercial structures.

Negotiated static sourcing on supplier RFQ’s / RFP’s bids cost savings supporting; distribution construction and inventory requirements for FAR/DAR

Managed VIM on high pressure gas projects throughout Colorado, Texas and Minnesota

Responsible designing the workflow for all Material Test Reports (MTR’s) ensuring drawings and specifications are accurate to be part of the project manager Project Package

Assisted and Defined construction categories HP Gas for the Cherokee Project Qwest Corporation Denver, Colorado 10/2009 – 06/2010 Strategic Sourcing Manager 2

Contract Negotiation for static sourcing for copper cables and conduit Qwest Corporation;

Supported fourteen states on large commercial CVS vaults.

Managed suppliers on Metal racking, relay racks for central offices.

Managed supplier quality on VOI cabinets in ground for Home Offices.

Supported PVC Innerduct and Microduct conduit projects for future paths with contractors.

Software: SAP platform to push data into PeopleSoft data base.


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