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Purchasing Specialist

Maineville, Ohio, United States
March 12, 2019

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Susan E. Petrosky

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Maineville, OH 45039


Objective: Seeking a buyer position. I have over 25 years of Industrial purchasing experience. Familiar with DOD purchasing practices. Background in computer software, including Word, Excel, QuickBooks Pro, Power Point and Epicor.


Dates Employed Job Title

6/2012 – Present Sourcing Specialist—Rhinestahl, CTS

Procure aviation ground support equipment/tooling. Responsible for supplier development, high volume RFQ’s/PO’s, DOD regulations, and supporting sales and technical engineers. Responsible for approximately $15 to $20 million in spend. In this role I have the ability to effect short-term and long-term business goals with the development of practical and innovative ways to identify and meet those goals. Evaluate capability, capacity and quality of supply base.

4/2004 – 6/2012 Sr. Sourcing Specialist—Corbus, LLC (MTC Technologies)

Procure very high volume small machined parts, tubes, manifolds and cushion clamps for GE Aviation.

Responsible for supplier evaluation, year over year price deflation,

& multi-year contracts.

8/2003 – 4/2004 Account Representative—LaBarge, Inc.

Part time position responsible for soliciting additional contracts

GE Aviation and keeping LaBarge up to date on changes within

GE that affected them.

5/2001 – 1/2004 Owner—Thread Art Embroidery

Owner of small mail order/internet embroidery business specializing in

personalized baby items.

2/1989 – 5/2002 Purchasing Agent/Senior Buyer-Contract Administrator—GE Aviation

Experienced in the procurement and delivery of the following commodities:

Electrical cables/ignitions systems, environmental services & MRO supplies

Main fuel and lube filters, valves, mainshaft carbon seals, gears, gearshafts,

gearboxes. Six Sigma Greenbelt. Negotiation of multi-year agreements and development programs with year over year price deflation.

1/1985 – 2/1989 Program Coordinator—GE Aviation

Coordinate and develop the “early warning system” of hardware tracking for the Producibility Engineering & Planning Organization for the F110-100

Engine program.

9/1982 – 1/1985 Procurement Coordinator—GE Aviation

Assist Buyers and Contract Administrators in processing of all paperwork

and for detailed follow-up of purchase orders to assure an orderly flow of materials to customers.

4/1980 – 9/1982 Invoice Processor/Verification Clerk—GE Aviation

Process invoices for payment in Accounts Payable.

10/1979 – 3/1980 Insurance Claims Processor—GE Aviation

Process medical insurance claims for all locations of GE Aviation

2/1979 – 9/1979 File Clerk—GE Aviation

Employee customer service for medical insurance claims, filing.


School Degrees

Ashworth University Associate Degree

University of Cincinnati Coursework completed

Milford High School Diploma

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