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Manager Raw Materials

Rochester, NY
February 25, 2016

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Michael J. Tracy

Rochester, New York 585-***-****


Manager of Procurement and Materials Management activities in a manufacturing environment for 16 years with experience in vendor sourcing and selection for items being produced and for new products being developed. Upper level products being manufactured included industrial vacuum cleaners, wire way assemblies, copier feed head assemblies, tubing assemblies for copier machines, a wide range of air filters for the automobile industry, and small manufactured parts including electrical motor assemblies, darkroom lamps, retard roller assemblies, and tool kits.


Custom Molding Solutions Churchville, New York

Purchasing Agent 2015

*Increased the in house on time delivery of all plastic raw material blends for molded parts from 75% to 100%.

*Spearheaded the creation of a spread sheet listing all inserts, item numbers, and their suppliers for all molded products being manufactured.

Burnett Process/ Cannon Industries Rochester, New York Buyer/ Planner 2010-2014

*Oversaw the Burnett Process start up business from Eltrex Industries by identifying Eltrex inventory purchased by Burnett Process and moving 500 items from Eltrex to Burnett Process.

*Organized, directed, and supervised a crew taking the inventory purchased from Eltrex Industries worth $250,000.00.

*Defined and input into the Burnett Process MRP system all the bill of materials for the upper level assemblies Burnett Process purchased from Eltrex Industries.

*Identified and sourced raw materials without a blueprint for new product lines with a 97% success rate.

*Reduced the cost of raw materials 35% by moving the supply chain to China for brushes, metal parts, and molded plastics.

*Collaborated with engineering in the sourcing and purchasing of raw materials for new products adding 1 million dollars in new sales revenue. Eltrex Industries Rochester, New York

Buyer/ Planner 1998-2010

*Maintained a 98% on time delivery for customer orders by planning and purchasing needed materials for just in time in house deliveries.

*Lowered material costs $250,000.00 by using a less expensive UL approved plastic raw material blend for molded vacuum cleaner parts.

*Implemented a plan to save $50,000.00 by making small die cut foam and plastic parts and aluminum tubing cut parts in house rather than buying them from a distributor.

*Oversaw the successful completion of getting 100% of suppliers to certify that their materials were RoHS compliant.


Bachelor of Science, Niagara University

Member of the Institute of Supply Management.

Additional Information

Key materials planned and purchased include UL molded rubber parts, UL molded plastic parts, electric motors, metals, laser cut parts, RoHS compliant plating, filter media- paper, foam and fabric, metal spun filter end caps, duckbill valves, brushes, stretch hoses, wire cloth, power cords, hot melt glues, regulators, valves, gauges, electrical components, electric wire, shrink tubing, tubing connectors, retard roller tires, cru’s, industrial paints and catalysts, industrial inks, computers, plastic containers, corrugated cartons, packing tapes, MRO supplies, tooling repairs, machine equipment and repairs, compliance testing, UL inspections and UL maintenance. Page 2

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