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Manager Project

Charlotte, NC, 28213
October 05, 2018

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*** ********* *****, *********, ** 28213

Cell: 803-***-****-


High-energy supply chain/procurement professional, successful in building and motivating dynamic teams. Cultivates a company culture in which staff members feel comfortable voicing questions and concerns, as well as contributing new ideas that drive company growth.


Bachelor of Arts, Public Communication/Marketing, Benedict College - South Carolina

US Army, Captain, 1989-1999

Platoon Leader, Company Commander, Logistician, Contracting and Supply


Sourcing Project Manager 04/2016-Present

Newell Rubbermaid (Contractor), Charlotte NC

-Travel to and from different plant to resolve major issues when it relates to the transition. Reports to the Sourcing Director. Responsible for managing over 10,000 items being moved from incumbent suppliers to new suppliers which whom we have negotiated over $30 million in savings.

-Responsible for managing teams at 62 plants with 25 vendors.

-Manage Terms and Conditions of new contracts, cost analysis and freight agreements.


Commodities Manager 10/2015–04/2016

Coke Consolidated (Contractor), Charlotte, NC

-Responsible for managing indirect commodities across a network consisting of 4 manufacturing plants, 69 distribution facilities.

-Indirect commodities include O-rings, Cash Counting Machines, Wood and Plastic Pallets, Racking, Office Supplies and Safety Equipment.

-Responsible for Capital Purchasing of warehouse supplies to include negotiations and cost analysis.

-Managed invoice reconciliation and payment to vendors.

-Accountable for fostering a positive environment between Coke-Cola and it vendors.

-Responsible for contracts and agreements between Coke-Cola and it vendors.

Supervisor, Warehouse Operations 12/2014-8/2015

Great American Appetizer, Monroe, NC

-Accountable for supervising 6 warehouse employees.

-Responsible for ensuring all raw material is moved to the production floor

-Managed warehouse operations including inventory control; which requires communicating with vendors, maintaining stock levels on all raw materials needed and performing inventory reconciliation.

-Responsible for writing desk procedures for ISO certification

-Thorough knowledge of Freight (transport (LTL, Truckload), software, billing, scheduling), FedEx, and UPS software

Procurement Manager, US Operations 01/2014-12/2014

OMP Mechtron, Batesburg SC

-Report to the President of US Operations.

-Responsible for all aspects of purchasing both domestic and internationally for US operations.

-Facilitated global procurement of Electronics material to include PC boards, switches

-Responsible for all aspect of pricing for raw material as well as MRO.

-Managed three Senior Buyers

-Responsible for researching, interviewing, negotiating with, and evaluates the performance of service providers and material suppliers to obtain optimal prices and specifications

-Department lead for ISO re-certification

-Since January 2014, negotiated over $100,000.00 in raw material savings

-Maintain inventory forecast in close coordination with operations/productions personnel

-Approve all purchases that exceed $10,000.00.

Procurement and Materials Manager 09/2011 to 10/2013 Inc., Cayce, West Columbia, SC

-Construction Project Manager for two (2) 1.2 million square foot distribution centers

-Report to the Southeast Regional Procurement Manager.

-Responsible for purchasing all aspect of purchasing and procurement for the all South Carolina locations, which include CAE (Columbia SC), GSP (Spartanburg SC) and CHS (Charleston SC)

-Responsible for purchasing all corrugate, packing material, glue, labels and all associated packing supplies.

-Accountable for MRO, janitorial Supplies, office Supplies and Facilities equipment

-Drove all contract negations across all buildings.

-Responsible for all Capital purchasing to include cost analysis and approval,

-Managed inventory control to include cycle counting and reporting

-Responsible for invoice reconciliation and payments to vendors

-Responsible for fostering positive relationships between Amazon and its vendors

-Analyzed contract performance for bids, budgets and forecasts

-ISO certification functional team member-

Manager of Purchasing Inventory Control, Warehouse Operations, Shipping & Receiving, Facilities 01/2006 to 09/2011

The Loxcreen Company, West Columbia, SC

-Report to the Vice President/General Manager of Building Products.

-Responsible for purchasing raw materials for a manufacturing plant producing storm windows, storm doors and patio doors with a yearly expenditure of over $4.73 million.

-Responsible for purchasing raw material such as aluminum, glass, vinyl, steel, hardware kits from various suppliers both domestically and abroad, also responsible for negotiating, contracts and prices.

-Responsible for department budget totaling upwards of $600,000.00.

-Responsible for inventory control; which requires communicating with vendors, maintaining stock, levels on all raw materials needed and performing inventory reconciliation.

-Thorough knowledge of Freight (transport (LTL, Truckload), software, billing, scheduling), FedEx, and UPS software


SAP Oracle Financials

Project management Microsoft Office Suite

Vendor sourcing and negotiations Results-oriented,

Talented multi-tasked Manager Contract management

Process improvement Personnel management

Inventory control Logistics management

Accounts payable and receivable Multi-operations management

ISO ISO internal auditor

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