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Customer Service Manager

Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
October 14, 2016

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Terre Haute, In

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Home Phone 812-***-****


Anthony Vukusich

Qualifications Summery

Seasoned purchasing professional. Successful record of cost reduction, quality improvement, as well as supplier and supply chain development. Extensive experience in an first tier automotive environment supplying Toyota, Chrysler, General Motors, Ssang-Yong Motors. Hands on experience developing and implementing ISO-9000 and TS-16949 purchasing programs. Successful record of capital project research, justification and implementation.


2010-2015Troy Engineered Components & Assemblies

V.P. Purchasing

Managed procurement of the following commodity groups:

Powder metal, steel, cold-headed products, wire rope, fasteners.

Incoming quality control inspection.

Shipping & Receiving, finished product packaging.

General duties associated with the day to day operations of a small business.

Board of Directors

2006-2010 Englewood Precision, Inc. Dayton, Oh

Purchasing Agent

Implementing vendor consolidation and quality improvement program currently yielding a $ 40,000 annual cost reduction.

Conduct day-to-day purchasing function, purchasing such commodities as steel, fasteners, packaging and all outside services such as plating, heat-treating.

Implementing extended term contracts, with volume cost downs.

Member of new vendor site survey and selection committee

2004-2006 Acutemp Dayton, Oh

Contract Purchasing Agent

Manage purchasing function, major commodity groups include, electronic assemblies, wire form products, sheet metal components and assemblies, as well as general commodities such as fasteners.

Major cost reductions in the purchase of metal fabrications, electronic assemblies, and wire form products.

Product quality improvements, thru vendor education, and resourcing

1995–2004 Deuer Mfg., Inc. Dayton, Oh

Purchasing Manager

Manage purchasing functions. Responsible for supplier

selection, planning and control. One position reporting.

Developed negotiated and implemented extended term contract for all production commodities, with volume cost reductions.

Cost reduction program resulting in $ 1,025,000 in documented savings.

Implementation of JIT delivery program.

Implementation of MRP.

Implementation of ABC analysis.

Reduction of on hand inventories and work in process of $800,000.

Successfully developed and implement ISO-9001 & QS-9000 for purchasing and material control department.

1993–1995 Brico Metals, Inc Dayton, Oh

Purchasing Agent

Managed purchasing, production control, customer service, material control, with six full-time employees.

Implemented computerized production planning, MRP, CRP, and scheduling.

Negotiated major contract for merchant gas, saving $80,000 per year.

Improved on time delivery by 50%.

Implemented contract and vendor development, resulting in a $ 217,000 per year savings in 1993.


Contract Purchasing Consultant

Bemis Company, Inc

Weaver Popcorn, Inc.

Specialty Blanks, Inc.

Inventory control programs and implementation.

Administration of materials contracts.

Review and analysis of customer demand and order frequency.

Prepared status reports and briefed upper management.

1988–1990 Othy, Inc. Warsaw, In

Purchasing Manager

Managed 6-9 full time positions

Controlled $ 1,375,000 inventory and $ 229,000 in monthly expenditures

Implemented DCD AS 400 programs for the materials department, Involving data exchange, format and verification.

Develop and implement Othy purchasing excellence policy.

Modified and streamlined transaction reporting system, improving reporting accuracy.


1973–1978 Indiana State University Terre Haute, In

Bachelor of Arts Degree

1970-1973 Laboratory High School Terre Haute, In

Continuing Education

Completed numerous professional development courses including Effective Supervisory Management, Supervisory Skills Survey, Dale Carnegie Management Seminar, Applied Management Society Seminar, and Labor Relations I & II

Additional Experience

1987-1988 Bemis Company, Inc. Terre Haute, In

Implemented Alpha Inventory Control Program Phase I

1976-1987 Terrecorp Clinton, In

Purchasing Agent

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