HUGH B. CHARLES
CELL # 647-***-****
HOW YOU CAN BENEFIT.
With twenty years of experience in a High Volume Purchasing / Materials Management in Inventory
Control operations. Qualification included:
Risk Assessment (TQM) total quality management / Sigma
Vender Sourcing Selection Issuing RFQ’s, RFI’s, RFP’s, RFB’s to foster greater competition.
Competitive Bidding / Award Cost Reduction
Contract Negotiations ISO 4000, 9001, 14008, 14000, and SAE AS 9100C (est.1987)
AS4857D01,AS1039D060606, AS9100C Certification.
Purchasing has an incredible capability in understanding all the ways of creating in so many ways for value to the organization on a daily basis. The buyers in today’s purchasing responsibilities. Created purchase orders to meet requirements, to ensure on- time delivery, communicate with suppliers and provide updates to internal departments, address pending issues with suppliers. Expedite and follow on all open purchase orders updates. Maintain accurate MRP /ERP on system data, coordinate with Production personnel to identify and correct deficiencies. Obtained competitive quotes related to all procurement activities utilizing approved suppliers and provided the best landed cost to the organization. Dependable, solution oriented, driven, resourceful, organized, efficient, enthusiastic team player. I have the Oscar winning skills that places a spotlight on the job market and employers are benefiting from them, the top skills are: (1) Inter-personal skills, (2) Communication skills, (3) People Solving skills, (4) Analytical Abilities. (5) Leadership skills. (6) Industry Specific knowledge and experience. In order to survive and succeed in the Global Market. Quality is not measured by price. My negotiating skills are by far my strongest attribute in that I have never accepted the first price given, knowing that a better price could possibly be achieved, and I have often been able to reduce the material cost by 15% to 25% on goods and services. Purchasing involves a constant search for new ideas, and improved products in the changing markets.
ACS Limited (Advanced Car Specialties) Scarborough, Ontario, Oct,. 2016 - July 2018 Contract. The company name has changed to ACTIVE EXHAUST.CORP.
With a history in specializing in the Automotive the Supply Chain Management industry, with recognized leading names, like: Home Depot, Rona, Canadian Tires, Costco, Lowes, Home hardware and Walmart. Each company realized the how important to be in the three largest market share leader in its three largest market in the country, because it expressed, remarkable growth. John Deere Canada Corporation, a leader in the farming industry, awarded a lucrative service contract to repair and overhaul the lawn tractors division. Scheduled and purchased materials for the manufacturing sector ( e.g fabricated metals, hot & cold rolled steel, galvanize steel, stainless steel, switches, relays, tires, fluids, hoses, filters, battery, tires,belts, light, and more. Maintenance plant repair supplies reduced the repair and services cost savings, lowered products inventory by 15% - 25% in supporting a (JIT) just in time operations.
C & D TECHNOLOGIES (Power Solutions) Markham, Ontario. 2007 - Oct. 2016 ( Acquisition )
C & D Technologies was an integrated player in Global Market Research and Development, specializing in cutting edge technologies with a solid track record in development and manufacturing. I Prepared specifications for Bill of Materials. Worked closely with the Engineering Department to ensure tendering processes were in compliance with client requirements. Issued purchase orders daily to vendors, ensuring sufficient supplies to support production requirements Tracked and expedited current orders and back orders, in addition to sourcing obsolete, hard to find and discontinued parts of manufacturers, such as: Vishay, Dale, Nichicon, KOA Speer Electronics, Murata Electronics, Infico Technology, Samsung, Sprague Corp, LSI Logic Corp. Interfaced with Sales Representatives in order to promote their products via samples, documents, and data sheets.
CELESTICA INC. Toronto, Ontario, 2005 - Aug. 2007 Contract.
BUYER / PLANNER.
Celestica delivered end to end product lifecycle solutions managing client products’ completed lifecycle from development to delivery. Placed purchase orders daily. Played an active role in sourcing supplies, requesting quotations, negotiating, contracting. Expedited and processing EDI invoices for Accounts Payable Department. Worked diligently to for optimal value and savings. Collaborated with various departments and provided necessary support. Maximum profitability can only be obtained through the purchase of optimum value on both short and long term bases. Resolved issues associated with shipments, back orders, short shipments, discrepancies and defects, Kept abreast of products with respect to development and market prices.
MULTI-TECH SYSTEMS INC. Mississauga, Ontario .2002 - 2004 Relocation)
Multi – Tech was an OEM Manufacturer and Research company specializing in Labelling solutions, also involved In (MRO) maintenance repair and operating ) of all types of labelling machines .Placed purchase orders for materials and services in a timely fashion to coincide with (JIT) just in time for Production requirements. Utilized existing vendors plus new suppliers in order to meet specific technical supply requirements. Engaged in successful negotiations with vendors for optimal value and cost savings. Informed staff about industry trends, and materials supplies and cost operated effectively in a fast paced environment, keeping on top of suppliers, resolving problems, and all procurement activities utilizing approved suppliers. Provided source recommendations considering the best. Supported new suppliers selections to meet business growth demands related to technologies and increased capacity.
C P I Communication & Power Industries, Georgetown, Ontario
CPI was a market share leader, and had an impressive history in innovation, technology and reliability of products and services in the Global market. As a buyer my responsibilities were tactical procurement of commodities and supplies equipment, and devices used by the organization. Worked closely with the Engineering Department on identified sources for parts. Suppliers. Performance with team, solving price variances. Supported the fast –paced Lean manufacturing experienced.
LUMACELL INC. Division of THOMAS & BETTS INC. Scarborough, Ontario. 2001- Downsizing
Led buying and sourcing 70% of products used in Electrical applications, Commercial Industrial, Manufacturing, Residential, Construction. Manufacturing, and maintenance section .Placed orders for domestic and off shoe countries
With main emphasis on containers shipment, Selected ISO suppliers issuing RFQ’s RFB’s, RFI’s, RFP’s in terms of price, services,delivery, .monitored, verified, and reported on status of outstanding orders and informed, originators, production personnel, on delivery status. Ensured purchasing requirements were met on a regular basis, with emphasis on optimal value.
GENERAL ELECTRIC CANADA, Weston, Ontario. Aerospace Electronics Service Programs. 1994- 1998. In 1998 Martin Marietta acquired this division and relocated to Atlanta Georgia in 2000
Key player for the purchasing operations for the Department of National Defense of Canada, Lockheed, and .The World Health Organization. The WHO extended their Service Agreement to repair and overhaul Weather Radar Equipment for some counties in Central American and the Caribbean Islands. Lockheed Aerospace had an ongoing repair and overhaul Service agreement for a variety of equipment for the Maintenance Repair and Operation division of the Company Worked closely with the Engineering Department regarding MIL-SPEC parts for equipment for all of the Military bases across the Country, with respect to landing gear, IC’s, resistors, capacitors, potentiometer trimmers, transistors, diodes, LCD’s, lubricant spray, contact cement, oils, fluids, packaging and containers, cartons, boxes, cable assemblies, printed circuit boards, and obsolete, discontinued, and hard to find parts for various projects. Scheduled fabricated materials to be used in Certified Machine Shops and parts for laser and water jet cutting and sent out materials for anodizing, annealing and other treatments. Obtained competitive quotations related to all procurement activities, utilizing approved supplies. Provided recommendations with respect to the best landed cost and selection of new vendors, in order to meet business growth demands related to technology and increased capacity. Adhered to requirements and regulations pertaining Country of Origin, Certificate of Conformance / Compliance, Material Health& Safety Data Sheets must be required, and services meet and exceed specifications according for the Aerospace industry standards.
CENTENNIAL COLLEGE of Applied Arts & Technology Progress Campus, Toronto, Ont.
Diploma Receive: PMAC course; BUYING & PRINCIPLE OF BUYING.
CPIM, PMAC, designation covers experience in Production and Inventory Management.
SCMA & APICS The same designation Covers manufacturing, distribution, services and retail industries
Training: Risk Assessment, TQM, & Sigma Negotiations, etc.
2013 Completed Education / Training on ISO 2008, 9100 / AS9100 & SAE AS9100C,AS4857D01, AS1039D060606,AS9100C, Established in 1987 Certification.
QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS / ESD (overview) MICROWAVE COMPONENTS & SUBSYSTEMS (AEROSPACE & MILITARY).
SENECA COLLEGE of Applied Arts & Technology. Toronto (Don Mils & Finch Campus.
Diploma received: MICRO- COMPUTERS Course .AS 400, SAP./ ERP, MRP, Microsoft, Windows, Word Perfect,.