Thomas J. Fiedler, C.P.M. CPSM 908-***-**** Home
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
PURCHASING AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL
Accomplished purchasing & supply chain professional with track record of delivering results.
Experienced in Supplier Negotiations, Purchasing, Forecasting, Inventory Level Planning, MRO, and new products.
Experienced in problem solving with focus on a team effort and Operational Excellence.
Proven ability to work successfully with multiple levels of personnel and senior management to proactively seek enhanced efficiencies and improved profitability while ensuring customer satisfaction.
Computer proficient in MS Office 365, Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, DocuSign, experience with Oracle, J D Edwards, AS400, and other ERP inventory and warehousing software programs.
Ability to understand engineering drawings and specifications.
Strong communication skills, customer focused, and excellent organizational skills.
Experienced in purchasing electronic and mechanical parts
HARRIS Corporation, Clifton, NJ 070**-****-****
$ 6 Billion in sales, manufacturer of industrial products.
Source and purchase mechanical components, equipment tools, MRO service parts and supplies necessary for the
operation of an organization. Prepare bid packages. Develop new sources of supply based on, quality product,
on-time delivery, and competitive pricing. Frequently meet with internal customers and external suppliers to
represent the organization on projects. Review proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers
and award purchase orders consistent with the requirements of the contract.
NICE Systems Inc. Hoboken, NJ 070**-****-****
1.3 Billion, Leading market provider of software solutions for customer experiences.
Managed contracts for goods and services local and US distant offices. The categories include: Building maintenance, repairs, food supplies, interior plants, Human Resources contracts for permanent and temporary placement, porter services, office copiers, and stationery contracts. Working with other team members to support the needs of the NICE internal customers. Cost saving initiatives, track and report the savings to management from various projects. Experienced negotiator with suppliers. Investigate and resolve Purchasing and invoice discrepancies.
Cost Saving, 15 % consolidating commodities to single source and leveraging the business from other offices.
DRANETZ TECHNOLOGIES, Edison, NJ 088**-****-****
$ 20 Mil in sales, manufacturer of test measurement equipment for domestic and international markets.
Buyer of mechanical and electronic products from domestic and international sources to support production and MRO needs through an MRP environment. Responsibilities include analysis and preparation of various purchasing reports. Provided purchasing administration for all purchases throughout organization including preparation of Request - for - Proposal (RFP), Request – for - Quotation (RFQ), purchase orders, blanket order, expedites, pricing and delivery dates. Maintenance of engineering - change - notices to internal and external stakeholders. Performed inventory analysis of SKU’s to rationalize and support improved forecasting and inventory levels. Furnish and support internal customers, production planners with information.
Improved purchase order and inventory reports resulting in enhanced productivity.
Reduce incoming inspection defect rate by 10 % by changing supplier documentation to quality dept
ASCO POWER TECHNOLOGIES LP, Florham Park, NJ 079**-****-****
$ 350 mil in sales, manufacturer of industrial products for the OEM and Defense Market.
Directed 40 3 rd party contract suppliers representing in excess of $ 14 mil in spend. Lead purchasing representative for new product development from end-to-end. Responsible for sourcing of mechanical and electronic parts including PCB assemblies from suppliers. Execution of purchase orders to the lowest cost providers and negotiate cost savings. Managed contracts and engineering changes with suppliers. Directed supply chain throughput from bill of material set up to roll out, forecasting, master production schedules, quoting, purchase and blanket order releases, inventory management, excellent negotiation skills. Face of the company to contract suppliers. Investigated and resolved invoice discrepancy issues. Responsibilities include using Excel to report cost savings, containments, and increases to management.
Achieved a 9 % savings by using distributor to reduce risk and maintain assurance of supply to customer.
Saved 12 % cost by ordering an alternate component from a different source.
Thomas J. Fiedler, C.P.M. CPSM
Institute for Supply Management, ISM/NAPM: C.P.M. Certified Purchasing Manager,
C P S M Certified Professional in Supply Management
B.A. Business Administration, William Paterson University, Wayne NJ