To secure a position in a firm with potential and where my education background may be utilized and developed.
2008 – Present Cott Beverages /Refresco Fontana, CA
SR. Buyer / Inventory Management
Procurement of all maintenance parts, Receive, Stock, and control and inventory parts to support equipment maintenance repair.
Follow up with vendors as necessary to ensure that parts are available to meet production needs.
Create and maintain MRO process within and across departments to provide a reliable storeroom of critical spare parts using SAP System.
Develop and maintain relationships with existing and potential vendors: resolve issues involving delivery timeliness, quantity and quality, identify alternate supply sources, negotiate best price, and other interactions as necessary to obtain supplies.
Working with information from Maintenance, Batching/ Sanitation and Production, identify and establish appropriate parts inventory levels. Enter parts and supply inventory requirements, purchases, and usage into established recordkeeping tools; conduct periodic reviews of inventory levels to ensure recordkeeping accuracy and sufficient supply levels as required.
Generates, update and closes out work orders using the MP2 System and prepare reports as required. Assist Maintenance Planner with all services including calibrations, kit all parts for scheduled work.
Responsible for maintenance monthly budget and Inventory reports.
Monitor inventory parts room and maintain adequate supply of each according to need and usage by ordering per established purchasing/receiving procedures.
Follow through on all parts/equipment requisitions until properly received and invoiced. Maintain files, records and documents related to all purchasing activities vendor pricing and work order information for future referencing.
Complete any special project as assigned by Plant Controller, Maintenance Managers, Production Supervisor, QC Manager or Plant Manager.
Responsible to maintain SDS file for any new product that may be purchased. Reviews files and informs Maintenance Manager of any updates as needed.
Assist in entering capital projects purchase orders and obtain all detailed information as needed in purchase orders.
Assist in making sure all contractors follow all GMP and Safety regulations. Upon completion of job, inspects that job is completed by contractors.
Gate Opener for all deliveries entering the facility and advising which dock is available for delivery. I work with the shipping and receiving to advise the truck is routed in correct direction and communicates delivery to the receiving department.
Plan and schedule maintenance services in order to maintain regulatory compliance.
Responsible for providing maintenance plans schedules for preventive routine and emergency maintenance services.
Plans and schedules corrective, preventive, predictive, and proactive maintenance activities utilizing MP2, while coordinating daily with manufacturing and maintenance supervisor.
Prepares daily planned maintenance job packages, required task list and spare parts kitting.
Controls and maintain spare parts ordering, stocking, issuing and inventorying.
Supports root cause problems solving and analysis of maintenance cost, activities and trends.
Lead suppliers for vendor management spare parts.
Identify and implement focused productivity opportunities.
Follow and enforce all procedures as stated in GMP, Safety Standards, and plant rules.
Production / Sanitation / Janitorial /Batching / Warehouse Buyer
Responsible for purchasing of Adhesive, Shrink Film, Labels, sanitation chemicals, and any miscellaneous items needed in each department, including all PPE for all departments.
Assist in all the purchase order issuing for the Plant needs. Including Landscapers, Forklift services, Shuttle Trucks, Labor and recycling needs.
Responsible for incoming and outgoing UPS/Fedex.
2006 – 2008 Nong Shim Foods, Inc. Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Maintenance Order Clerk
Execute purchase requisition based on requirements. Process purchase request for goods or services. Negotiate best quality goods or services, competitive pricing and delivery. Communicate status of orders to the requestors. Maintain updated information as well as continuous updates until order is fulfilled. Observe budgetary limitations. Expedite deliveries; maintain inventories, and monitor usage inconsistencies, price changes and vendor back-orders.
Assist Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable entering, posting invoices and ensure the accuracy of invoices in SAP System. Match invoices to purchase orders or other applicable documentation
Prepare and code invoices for payments
Procurement of packaging and raw materials based on production needs.
Plan schedule and monitor the movement of materials through the production cycle to determine required materials.
Monitor inventory levels to ensure adequate stock.
Prepare forecast and provide information to vendors.
Knowledge of SAP system. Purchasing and releasing against annual or other purchase contracts. Follow up on expected delivery dates. QC hold inventory. Address all quality issue to vendor and prepare all documentation to all returns of the defective material on hold. Follow-up on credit memo for all returned materials.
2000-2004 Nellson Nutraceutical Irwindale, CA
Responsibilities included procurement of all packaging to support daily production. Addressed all quality issues, receiving / delivery concerns and vendor maintance. Analyzed sales history to forecast and monitor inventory levels.
Assisted in the ordering and the release of all specified packaging items. Monitor expected receiving dates for scheduling assurance.
To liaison with all customers who supply packaging materials. Communicate as to needs, timing, production dates.
Coordinate all packaging specifications with vendors, customers, and internal departments as required.
Work with vendors to return all problems packaging material.
Knowledge of MRP, inventory control, customer owned inventory, and scheduling requirements.
Cost benefit improvements, assist in the evaluation of alternate suppliers and support departmental goals and objectives.
1997 - 2000 Calwax Inc. Irwindale, CA
Coordinate all packaging specifications with vendors, customers and releasing.
Shipping documentation of all finished goods and material to customer.
2000 – TricorBraun’s – Intensive Technical Training Seminar
2001 – Nahabit & Associates, Inc. – Fundamentals of Purchasing
2004 – Nahabit & Associates, Inc. – Applied Purchasing Techniques
2008 – Baldy View ROP – Pharmacy Clerk Program.
English and Spanish
Available upon request