Geoffry L Lippold
North Prairie, WI *****
Supply Chain Manager, more specifically Purchasing/Buyer with expertise in the following areas:
Proficient in SAP Innatrack software
Excellent vendor relations
Liaison between owners, Managers and vendors
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.
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