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Excellent communication skills, good negotiating skills

Indianapolis, IN
October 22, 2018

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46268

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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

Senior Buyer

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

Purchasing Supervisor

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,

Indianapolis, Indiana

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

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