California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson CA - on going March 2019
Northrop Rice Aviation Institute of Science, Inglewood, CA (A&P) Mechanic Certification Program – on going.
L-3 Communications Los Angeles, CA
Planner/Buyer February 2015 – December 2017
Procurement of electronic parts and assembled, for both Commercial & Military aircraft and satellites All procurement was being done by Oracle system, from the cutting of PR to PO, I would update Oracle time to time with information on shipping date and any change notice .I would handle all expediting, inventory control, material compliance, single source justifications, bid evaluations, price analysis, and contracts., (LTA's) Long Term Agreements, Terms and Conditions, RFQ's, Requisitions, in accordance with FAR/DAR, and ITAR regulations.
Omni Metal Los Angeles, CA
Production Control September 2013 – September 2015
Proficient in review of engineering drawings and process of specifications for building hardware. Input and update for Bills of Material (BOM.). Extensive aerospace machine shop experience with vendor contacts, expediting and quality reviews.
HITCO Carbon Composites, Inc. Gardena, CA
Senior Buyer/Production Control January 2011 – September 2013
Procurement of Composite Material for use on Commercial & Military aircraft such as Boeing 787,747-8, 777, F-35 & 22 & Air Bus A380, 350. Purchase Order Packages, SIR's (Supplier Information Requests), Change Orders, RTV's/Reworks, Supplier Maintenance Provided analytical and technical evaluations of complex government and commercial contracts, proposals from foreign subcontractors, in accordance with FAR/DAR, and ITAR regulations.
Northrop Grumman Aerospace El Segundo, CA
Senior Buyer (Contract) January 2009 – January 2010
Vought Aircraft Hawthorne, CA
Senior Buyer /Planner January 2006 – January 2009
As a Senior Buyer for Boeing 747-8 and 777-737, day-to-day activities would consist of the following: handle single source justifications, bid evaluations, Cut RFQ's, Requisitions, place Purchase orders, and do follow up phone calls to supplier to get status on open purchase orders & price analysis. When supplier due dates are beginning to slip, visit the supplier to find out the problem and put in place the corrective action. Consult the Portal for new Requisitions or change notices & RTV's/Reworks, all of this is being done in accordance with FAR/DAR, and ITAR regulations.
Northrop Grumman Aerospace El Segundo, CA
Program Planner January 2003 – September 2006
Program Planner-Buyer F/A-18 E/F & F-35 Program and various Satellite Program Procurement of machined and assembled parts, and raw material, electronic parts and assemblies for (LTA’s) Long Term Agreements; Handle single source justifications, bid evaluations, price analysis, and contracts. But on my day to day work I would cut, RFQ's, Requisitions, places Purchase order do my follow up phone calls to supplier to get status on my open purchase orders & visit my Portal for new Requisitions or change notices & RTV's/Reworks, all of this is being done in accordance with FAR/DAR, and ITAR regulations.
Oracle, NABAN, SCEPTRE, Lotus 123, DBASE, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project Manager, PowerPoint), MRP 1 & 2, DRP, JIT/IRM, PDM, JIT/Material, SAP. & ERP System, GOLD System, J D Edwards AutoCAD; Possess cell in A.P.I.C.; Purchasing, Planning, Production Control
Supply Chain Buyer and Purchasing Agent
Production Control and Program Manager
Buyer, Procurement Planner and Supply Chain Analyst for aircraft parts required for the production of aircraft programs: C-130, C-17, E-2D, F-22, F-35, F/A-18-EF & ABL, and Boeing 747-8, 787, 777, 737; Airbus A380, A320, Delta Rocket, and Space Program. Strengths in the following areas:
Extensive knowledge of FAR /DAR and ITAR Regulations
International experience with companies in Japan, Spain, England South Korea, Canada, France, Australia, in support of Boeing & Air Bus
Served as Liaison in support of government programs for the Navy, Air Force, and Army to provide status on their programs and to help implement new changes in the Programs
On the Commercial side of Aerospace, worked in direct contact with customers to give them day to day status on their parts & assemblies with Boeing & Air Bus
Provided extensive evaluations of new suppliers to determine if they meet the standards that are required to support various programs.
Casting & Forgings
Prior experience with purchasing Machine Parts, Castings, Forgings, and/or Fabricated Parts from such companies as Aluminum Casting, Monett Metals, and Ticco Inc
Previous experience as a buyer of wire harnesses for Aircraft & Satellites for both Commercial & Military from such Companies as Ventura Aerospace, CIA &D.
When submitting an RFQ for quote, detailed information is important to provide along with the right drawing and change notices because the smallest item can change a part and cause loss of time/money.
Excellent Customer Service
When there is a problem with a part or a delay on the project, gather all facts and suggested corrective action to fix the Problem, and then contact the end user to let them of the problem to discuss resolution.
Ability to develop and maintain strong supplier relationships and maintaining a good relationship
The Supplier is the bread & butter therefore contact with them is vital -- by phone and e-mail, with follow up calls twice a week and a confirming e-mail for back up.
Quick turnaround to the Supplier saves time and money -- whatever is needed: a drawing, missing change notice, copy of a PO or an invoice problem -- the faster that problem is resolved will help make the projected on-dock date.
Electronics parts and assemblies, Computer software, Aluminum, Bronze, Cadmium, Chromium, Cobalt, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Nickel, Platinum, Thorium, Titanium, Zirconiu.