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Red Oak, TX
October 06, 2018

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Career Objective

Secure a procurement position within an established organization or company, that can utilize my years of sourcing & purchasing experience and will allow me to further my career. Work Experience

Purchasing Manager

11/2016 - 09/2018 H&K International, Mesquite TX

- Led a team of experienced buyers on site and additional buyers in a sister facility

- Negotiate with vendors, using full H&K Global purchasing status-policy & procedure

- Working with the sales department & using current forecasts, coordinate the purchasing of commercial kitchen equipment for various domestic and international quick serve and casual dining restaurant chains

- Monitor and review purchase orders, expedite the process and supplier follow up/late orders

- Track equipment serial numbers and report to vendors and/or customers

- Monitor reconciliation process on invoices verses purchase orders

- Research newly released equipment, verifying new part number accuracy and pricing

- Monitor inventory levels, preventing shortages, backorders and excess stock

- Monitor receiving of inventory; assist with damaged items and shortages/overages.

- Act as a liaison with Engineering, Manufacturing, Accounts Payable and Sales departments

- Perform other duties as assigned by VP of manufacturing Indirect Buyer II

8/2012 - 11/2016 Univar USA/Magnablend Inc. Waxahachie TX

- Prepare purchase orders, solicit bid proposals and review requisitions for goods and services

- Monitor and follow applicable laws and regulations

- Source and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier’s reputation and history

- Negotiate, renegotiate, and administer contracts with suppliers, vendors and other representatives

- Analyze price proposals, financial reports and other data and information to determine reasonable prices

- Maintain and review computerized or manual records of items purchased, costs, deliveries, product performance and service

- Evaluate and monitor contract performance to ensure compliance with obligations and to determine need for change Sales Manager

2/2007 - 1/2010 First Floors-Carpet One, Dallas TX

- Duties included continuing development of a quality selling team that I hired

- Enhanced business and profitability between customers and staff

- Built and maintained client relations with builders and suppliers and purchasing showroom inventory

- Developed a new retail location and staffed it with qualified sales associates

- Responsible for the day to day operations of the showroom and its employees District Manager

5/2004 - 1/2007 Hometown Enterprises Texas Corp., Red Oak TX

- Financial Planning for business owners as well as tax preparation and book keeping for a variety of small businesses

- Responsible for purchasing furniture, electronics, appliances and accessories as well as the service of these items

- Managed two locations and dealt directly with clients on a daily basis, including collections sales and leasing

- Managed a group of employees at two separate locations and responsible for all scheduling, HR issues, inventory control and P&L of both locations


Procurement/sourcing and negotiating experience

Interfacing with all levels of purchasing, management and training experience

Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills

Excellent computer skills with proven experience in interacting with various systems and software

Able to accurately establish priorities and adapt quickly to changing needs

Proven ability to perform well under stressful and demanding conditions

Able to set realistic goals and accurately establish priorities to meet challenging deadlines Education

The University of Texas at El Paso

Studied Business Management

References available upon request

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