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Purchasing Contract Speacilist

Glendale, AZ
October 16, 2018

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Linda Kreiling cell 602-***-****


•Experienced Purchasing & Materials Manager professional in all phases of manufacturing. A highly organized team leader and motivator with strong analytical abilities experience in ERP systems and manufacturing scheduling, cost analysis, expediting inventory control, negotiations, vendor/contractor qualifying, projections, forecasting, contract management.

•Possess and demonstrate organizational skills, professionalism, integrity, strong work ethic, high energy, multitasking, follow up, dedication and loyalty.

Skill Sets

Supply Chain • Manufacturing• Team Building • Purchasing • Inventory Management Account Management • Sales • Promotion • Customer Service Problem Solving • Detail Oriented • Planning

Professional Experience

Senior Production Control & Program Analyst 04/18 to present (Contract)

Honeywell Aero Tempe, AZ

Work to meet on time delivery of product to a specific customer

Work align material to cells capacity and production alignment

Work with customer business team on Air bus for turning business around to a positive on time delivery of product in just 3-month time driving down past dues.

Senior Commodity Manager & Procurement Analyst 09/16 to 12/17 (sub contract)

Honeywell Aero Tempe, AZ

Analyzed weekly spreadsheets of buyer performance of purchase order savings for management. Maintain all Honeywell facilities of savings on orders

Part of the ECOE team preparing documents for E Auctions

Manage Suppliers for follow up on RFQ’s pending EAuctions participation.

Responsible for review of contract and documents prior to sending them to supply chain in preparation for EAuctions.

Buyer, 09/14 – 12/15 (sub-contractor)

Honeywell Defense & Space Division, Glendale, AZ

•Manage supplier portal for the entire Glendale HW purchasing team for on time delivery.

•Manage suppliers to reduce risk and ensure continuity of supply and demand, and identify any cost saving opportunities.

•Continuous work on developing on time performance and enhance the milestones of the suppliers-performance for class A supplier.

•Work on selection of alternative sources of suppliers when shortages arose to meet on time deadlines for customer commitments.

Senior Buyer, 06/12 – 03/14

Power One Inc. Tempe, AZ

Procured product for solar equipment dealing with international suppliers.

•Worked from time of port to destination tracking product for deliveries with logistics team.

•Responsibilities for all levels of procurement for commodities dealing with capacitors and resistors, placing purchasing orders, quoting, contract negotiation/best pricing, placing contracts, sourcing invoicing issues.

Commodity & Program Manager, 05/12 – 06/12

Equinox Payments LLC, Scottsdale, AZ

•Managed purchasing and inventory, from an international supplier as we were buying internationally, and transferring product into a low cost region to manufacturer.

•Set up the procedures on how this was to be done.

Purchasing & Inventory Manager, 03/01 – 04/12

Suntron Corporation Phoenix, AZ

•Managed a team of buyers, analysis, inventory clerks and warehouse personnel, procured materials, promoted and designed the business for a $135 million company managing a supply base of 1500 different suppliers.

•Key issue was building supplier relationships and selecting the right ones for our business needs. Cost, Quality Delivery!

•Responsible for all levels of planning, procurement, scheduling and customer service for manufacturing cells.

•Managed the quoting department for all new business reviewing all the boms, cost, and selection of suppliers offering alternatives for customers when cost was an issue.

•Worked the new product introduction team for building relationships with engineers and customers to bring product to filtration. All products were for aerospace and defense.

•Worked stockroom personal check stock levels with cycle counts to mid/max levels for product to maintain Kanban report of on hand stock for checks and balances for production commitments

Force Electronics, Phoenix, AZ 1997 - 2001 Senior Inside Sales Specialist

• Managed and maintained inventory, purchases and pricing agreement and negotiated contracts with factories. Responsible for $3 million in sales while promoting sales for 85 different product-manufacturers. Developed and promoted strategies on continuous improvement for customer satisfaction.

Technical Skills

Microsoft Suites (Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point, Access), ERP systems: Oracle, SAP, Kinaxis


Paradise Valley Community College, Business class

Glendale Community College, Business class

Diploma, York Community High School, Elmhurst, Illinois

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