Indianapolis, Indiana 46268
Award-winning team player, excellent communication skills, good negotiating skills with administered contracts and maintained excellent relationships with suppliers for twenty years.
Alfa Laval, Indianapolis, Indiana 2006- September-2018
Alfa Laval is a leading supplier of products and solutions for heat transfer, separation and fluid handling, key products are heat exchangers, separators, pumps and valves.
Sourced and negotiated pricing for parts and insured reliable supplier for separation and sanitary parts.
Challenges suppliers on price increases and negotiates quantity discounts resulting on saving over $200,000
Managed and creates rush orders and responds to customer in a timely manner includes contracts maintenance, invoice reconciliation and resolving issues between the suppliers and account payable, release and flow up of purchase orders using IS400 ERP Movex and initiating supplier development projects
Capable of reading and developing blue prints and working with engineering drawings and specifications
Daily communication and collaboration with a global purchasing, engineering an all levels of managements
Managed Report and follow up with domestic and international suppliers on expedite delivery, receiving grievances
Participated in a daily ALPS meeting and provide improvement opportunities based on our safety, quality, delivery and cost priorities
Green belt certified since 2008, projects worked on minimize the number of the MOQ for non-stock parts resulting a net reduction in inventory of approximately $100,000 and reduced the delivery lead time
Very flexible and committed to work necessary timer to meets the customers’ needs
Managed and resolved all claims for external supplier by requesting a credit and corrective action from the supplier on how to prevent the claim, reduced suppliers and customers claims by 20%
Meeting every two weeks with a global claim team to discuss quality issues and how we work with corrective actions, also use of GRI set up
SOLECTRON GLOBAL SERVICES, Louisville, KY 2005-May-August-2006
Managed major negotiations with large suppliers for computer components and networking equipments such as memory, video cards, motherboards, routers, broadband equipments
Resolved discrepancies in shipments, invoices and freight claims and maintained Bill of Materials (BOM) to resolve any issues in a timely manner
Used BAAN ERP Software for all the procurements functionalities such as supplier’s management purchase orders maintenance, shipping processing and Inventory management and MRP scheduling.
Coordinated with senior management the products forecasting, planning and resources allocation.
Managed supplier to price, delivery and quality expectation and escalates when appropriate.
Utilized Baan Purchasing Module for Raw Materials; this included contracts and purchase order creation and maintenance; credit and invoice resolution with accounts payable and suppliers; managed rush purchase orders and resolved other tactical and logistical issues
sourcing and ordering materials for MRP requirements, including working with engineering to update list of accepted manufacturer parts and maintaining bill of materials list.
Foxconn Electronic, Indianapolis, Indiana 2004-2005
Managed rush purchase orders and resolved other tactical and logistical issues with global suppliers in china and Europe.
Led strategic negotiations with major suppliers of computer commodities to meet HP manufacturing demands.
Resolved discrepancies in shipments, invoices and freight claims.
Informed upper management and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems
Communicating with engineering department and suppliers for computer parts and alternative specifications in order to meet the customers demand in timely manner.
Overseen shipping, receiving, scheduling, purchasing and inventory control.
Worked on SAP and e-Fox applications to maintain the daily purchasing activities and manage inventory. Also used it for forecasting and raw material planning.
Corporate Printing, Indianapolis, Indiana 2003-2004
Developed and implemented standard operation procedures (SOPs) for procurement workflow and Logistics
Negotiated pricing and payment terms with the supplier
Developed and implemented "vendor managed inventory" strategy which lead to savings in material and on hand inventory
DOW AGROSCIENCES, Indianapolis, Indiana 1992-2002
$3 billion leading agribusiness and biotechnology, subsidiary of Dow Chemical
Raw Materials Purchasing Specialist
Purchased raw materials used in the manufacture of formulations, intermediates, and technical material, negotiated and administered contracts.
Developed and implemented a commercial purchasing strategy for raw materials
Negotiated pricing and terms saving the company $3.2 million
Monthly forecasted logistics of raw materials usage for the supplier
Utilized SAP Purchasing Module for Raw Materials; this included contracts and purchase order creation and maintenance; credit and invoice resolution with accounts payable and suppliers; managed rush purchase orders and resolved other tactical and logistical issues
Negotiated demurrage expenses with vendor saving $70,000 plus
Discovered discrepancy for two years of invoices on company purchase orders and pricing terms worth $1.8 million in over payments
Analyst, Analytical Services 1997 to 1999
Utilized GC, SPE, LSC, Robotic Combustion and immunoassay analyses (IA) using several IA kits and spectrophotometer
Supervised and trained technicians on immunoassay analyses and coordinated daily Activities
Certified as authorized user to perform radioactive analyses
Managed creation of numbering system, field submission documents, and field sample labels
Group Leader, Sample Management 1993 to 1997
Supervised and trained Sample Management technicians and assigned responsibilities.
Trained study director in proper contamination free soil segmenting technique
Developed system to updates samples transfer records in the Executive Card Manager database (ECM), in addition produced reports for sample description and updating sample location records, and performing routine backups of the database
Supervised and coordinated the proper scheduling of the receipt, documentation,
Preparation and storage of samples residue studies
Coordinated the shipment of sample containers and shipping materials to each experimental field site
Technician, Residue Chemistry, Manteq Contract 1992 to 1993
Sampled preparation for analyses by different analytical techniques
PAR PHARMACEUTICALS, Springvalley, New York 1992
Manufacturer of tablet antibiotic generic drugs.
Chemist, Quality Control
Performed qualitative and quantitative analysis per U.S. Pharmacopeia and departmental Standard Operating Procedures utilizing UV/vis, IR, pH meter, particle counter, wet chemistry
Worked under strict Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
QUAD PHARMACEUTICALS, INCORPORATED, Indianapolis, Indiana 1986-1992
Manufacturer of injectable antibiotic generic drugs.
Chemist, Quality Control 1988 to 1992
Laboratory Technician, Quality Control 1986 to 1988
Maintained inventory of raw materials, container, and closures using computerized database, ensured final products and packages meet final specification
Monitored and organized retainers in Quality Control sample retention room
Performed general analyses using various analytical techniques under GMP
Coordinated contract work included sampling, packaging and shipping
Bachelor of Science Degree, Business Administration, Indiana Wesleyan University,
Associate Degree in Computer Programming, Indiana Vocational Technical College,
Outstanding Customer Service Award Dow AgroSciences, Indianapolis, Indiana
Outstanding Teamwork Award Dow AgroSciences, Indianapolis, Indiana
Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, Baan ERP, SAP – R2 and R3