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Manager Customer Service

Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, United States
April 28, 2019

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Geoffry L Lippold

North Prairie, WI *****

Cell: 262-***-****


Supply Chain Manager, more specifically Purchasing/Buyer with expertise in the following areas:

Inventory replenishment

Product tracking

Delivery coordination

Vendor relations

Product sourcing


Proficient in SAP Innatrack software

Inventory replenishment

Product tracking

Delivery coordination



Quality assurance

Cost negotiation

Excellent vendor relations

Liaison between owners, Managers and vendors

Work Experience

Toppers Pizza

Purchasing Manager

Oversaw all aspects of the Purchasing Department.

Negotiated costs and contracts.

Key member of the Research and Development Department.

Identified and followed up on all QA concerns.

Sourced all food and packaging products.

Main contact between Franchise owners and Corporate locations.

Reduced costs by approx $750K in 2017

Patrick Cudahy, Cudahy, WI


2013 - 2017

Responsible for purchasing and arranging transportation for approximately 1000 different packaging materials including but not limited to flex film, bags, corrugated, paper and pouches.

Annual spend of $50 million plus, with a fill rate of 99.8%.

Reduced inventory by 4.4% while realizing a cost savings of $765K over the past 9 months.

Collaborated extensively with vendors, trucking companies and warehousing personnel to coordinate the cost-effective and timely expediting of merchandise. Accomplished in SAP software.

Wisconsin Cheese Group, Monroe, WI


2005 - 2007

Purchased all packaging and production materials including raw ingredients.

Identified the need for and followed through on inventory replenishment.

Palermo Frozen Pizza, Milwaukee, WI

Purchasing and Logistics Manager

2000 - 2005

Responsible for purchasing department with an annual budget of $85 Million.

Arranged all inbound and outbound freight shipping nationally as well as internationally.

Maintained communication between five production facilities, vendors, warehouse supervisors and corporate office.

Prior Experience


1974 - 2000

Managed high volume operations where I became proficient in time management, planning, budgeting, scheduling, Human Relations, customer service, multi-tasking, decision making and prioritizing.


UW-Eau Claire Eau Claire, WI


Regis High School Eau Claire, WI

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