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Manager Sales

Spring, Texas, 77373, United States
October 20, 2016

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David Dentremont

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The Woodlands, TX 77380

Home 936-***-****


To secure a challenging Procurement Manager position, capitalizing on expertise in International and Domestic commodity purchasing, sourcing, managing materials flow, production scheduling, strategic planning and forecasting in a professional team oriented environment.


Managing, purchasing and controlling materials flow to meet production demands and customer lead times.

MRP ordering system and warehouse replenishment experience.

International ordering and handling inbound shipments.

Effective strategic planning and forecasting skills in meeting and exceeding S&OP objectives.

Aggressive attention to detail when applying company policies and procedures to materials planning goals and supplier standards requirements.

Proven track record in negotiating supplier pricing for overall cost savings.


Supplier Relationships

Inventory Management

Computer Savvy

Customer Service

Strong Negotiator


Warehouse Replenishment

General Office Skills


•Developed and executed a plan that reduced inventory by $50K in 6 months on a key product line.

•Negotiated supplier pricing that resulted in an immediate 20% inventory cost savings.

•Consolidated International supplier shipments which reduced transportation costs by 25% per shipment.

•Created and implemented an International container ordering system that maximized container loads while minimizing inventory levels and costs.

•Succeeded in reducing component inventory by $100K in 8 months.

•Co-developed an automated painted parts scheduling process that reduced scheduling time by 3 hours per day.

•Reduced receiving errors by 5% by confirming order acknowledgements against actual purchase orders daily.

•Succeeded in shipping a $500K customer order on time after successfully sourcing a secondary supplier that could meet the lead time requirements.

•Managed and maintained inventory levels for 1,500 International and 5,000+ Domestic parts which were key contributors in maintaining our on-time delivery goal of 97% on all made to order customer orders.

•Quick learner with an eye for cost-cutting and efficiency opportunities


Team Oil Tools, April 2015 to September 2016

Purchasing Manager

•Maintain records of goods ordered and received.

•Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them in order to determine product availability and terms of sales.

•Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.

•Control purchasing department budgets.

•Interview and hire staff, and oversee staff training.

•Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.

•Analyze market and delivery systems in order to assess present and future material availability.

•Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.

•Participate in the development of specifications for equipment, products or substitute materials.

•Resolve vendor or contractor grievances, and claims against suppliers.

•Represent companies in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers.

•Review, evaluate, and approve specifications for issuing and awarding bids.

•Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, and distributing materials, equipment, machinery, and supplies.

•Prepare bid awards requiring board approval.

•Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs.

•Administer on-line purchasing systems.

•Arrange for disposal of surplus materials.

Proserv, August 2012 to January 2015

Assistant Procurement Manager 8/14 to 1/15

•Excellent abilities to develop healthy relationships with vendors and suppliers

•Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment while remaining completely focused on the job

•Knowledge of ERP systems such as SyteLine, MAS, Microsoft AX 2012, Traverse, Quick Books and SAP

•Results-oriented, highly productive procurement management professional with a demonstrated ability to significantly reduce procurement costs by standardizing processes, negotiating favorable terms and streamlining supplier channels. Technical skills include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SAP. Exemplary relationship building and problem solving skills that foster vendor trust and dependability.

Senior Buyer Responsibilities 8/12 to 8/14

•Maintain and follow proper compliance and quality systems requirements.

•Manage the transition of materials from the supplier, and identify/resolve delivery problems.

•Maintain the forecast using forecasting module of ERP system and enter in ERP system to enable the execution of MPS/MRP.

•Meet with Production/Engineering/Product Development to review current and future projects, to communicate schedules and expectations, and to provide assistance for any projects they have underway. Work on capacity utilization projects to determine what gaps may exist in the future.

•Create, review, and revise production schedules to constantly balance supply and demand issues. Constantly consider capacity, manpower, projects, and maintenance needs.

•Create and maintain work instructions, policies, and records for financial and quality systems compliance.

•Prepare end of the month reports.

•Maintain product structure and new product set-up structure in ERP system.

•Assist with cost saving projects in various functions.

•Review specification changes.

Supply Chain Coordinator Responsibilities

•Responsible for overseeing daily purchasing requirements for purchasing team

•Create daily report for MRP processing and procurement

•Work closely with all logistic sources related to all company deliveries

•Process logistics requests from various management sources

•Responsible for maintaining a record of all outstanding purchase orders with external vendors.

•Arranges transportation and forwarding services for all orders to ensure material is delivered as per schedule.

•Expedites all critical orders with local subcontract vendors.

•Reviews expediting schedules on all customer orders. Obtains and forwards information to planning and sales teams.

•Responsible for all duty, customs sales and tax functions, including certification and verification, drawback, and compliance with governmental agencies.

•Coordinates imports and exports.

•Reviews freight rates: air, courier, and land.

•Liaises with custom brokers for updated reporting procedures and valuations.

•Responsible for all commercial invoices per freight forwarders Kuehne & Nagel and Pentagon Freight Services

•On team responsible for implementing new MRP system from QuickBooks to Microsoft AX 2012.

Global Energy Services, October 2011 to August 2012

Senior Buyer/Materials Planner

•Evaluated new contracts and determined buy-out requirements

•Responsible for finding best product for the best price, from reliable vendors

•Tracked and maintained proper levels of stocked inventory.

•Assisted the estimating department in project bidding.

•Initiated and implemented process improvement initiatives for department

•Was responsible for ensuring product volumes, and order flow are optimized in order to achieve target sales objectives.

•Identified new opportunities and negotiated timescales with suppliers. Meeting strict deadlines and ordering on an Traverse purchasing system (budget of $1.5 Million)

•Liaison with Marketing and Sales Management to ensure effectiveness of sales campaigns and promotions.

•Decreased costs and optimized supplier performances: involved in the day-to-day planning of our machines, changing machine routes, dates and making sure the plant runs smoothly.

•Purchased all raw materials and spares for all factory machinery.

•Helped plan the dispatch of finished goods as well as ensuring the smooth running of assembly.

•Initiated bid/quote process for company services, supplies and equipment; consulted with users and outside consultants to develop specifications; performed bid analysis and made recommendations regarding purchases; prepared and administered contracts, prepared bid documents and oversaw the mailing and distribution process.

•Prepared and processed purchasing forms such as purchase orders, honoraria and Independent Contractor requisitions; obtained proper documentation to assign and track vendor numbers; verified budget codes and availability of funds.

•Determined and developed appropriate sources of supply and maintains contact with vendors to stay current with trends, technologies, products and services.

Array Products, February 2011 to October 2011

Buyer II / Materials Planner

•Acquired, managed and purchased over 150 higher priced parts resulting in reduced inventory costs

•Provided back up assistance to Materials Manager and Buyers/Materials Planners.

•Included responsibilities of Buyer / Materials Planner positions I, II and III.

•Established and maintained the replenishment requirements for all VMI parts and consignment components to minimize inventory levels and increase inventory turns.

•Reviewed ready stock min, mid, max quantities monthly for adjustments based on current demands to maintain 100% service levels.

•Coordinated supplier visits.

•Acquired, managed and purchased 5,000+ parts concurrently from multiple commodity bases and suppliers.

•Acquired, managed and purchased 1,000+ parts and box in/box out commodities from international suppliers in China and Romania.

•Handled and resolved non-conforming materials issues by requesting credit, replacements or scrapping defective parts.

•Provided ongoing forecasts to suppliers for cost savings analysis opportunities.

•Reviewed inventory data in an MRP system to select the best EOQ and cost effective price to meet production requirements.

•Included responsibilities of Scheduler / Expeditor.

•Monitored customer order ship dates and work order due dates to maintain or exceed 97% on time shipping goal.

•Rescheduled customer orders.

•Requested expediting of parts with Materials Planners to meet production requirements and due dates.

Mogas Industries, Inc. March 2008 to February 2011


•Issue all purchase orders for blanks, tooling, and other vendor services.

•Make vendor appropriate vendor selections (may require vendor capabilities matrix implementation).

•Vendor audits (in conjunction with the Quality Manager).

•Interviews and confers with vendors to obtain product and service information Including price, availability, and delivery schedule.

•Expedites orders and requests as needed.

•Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations.

•Maintains procurement records

•Discusses defective or unacceptable goods and services with the quality assurance department.

•Proactively resolve potential problems relative to the availability across the supply chain to include the suppliers supplier

•Works with Sourcing Manager to negotiate contracts with sources that limit the liability exposure of the company while simultaneously ensuring delivery of adequate supply

•Great knowledge of office automation software processing procedures and function keys to execute basic office automation functions.

•In-depth knowledge of bid and proposal preparation.

•Profound knowledge of terminology of procurement and the function documents used.

•Uncommon knowledge of bid schedules, payment clauses, and basic math to review and audit payments.

•Great knowledge of contract documents and contract filing system to properly prepare and maintain solicitations and contract records

•Strong ability to compile information and records to draw up purchase orders for procurement of materials and services.

•Strong organizational skills and the ability to quickly adjust priorities.

•Strong computer experience; deep familiarity with Microsoft Office applications; minimum advance skill level in Excel and Word

•Great experience with CRT data entry of purchase orders and other purchasing and inventory information; Remarkable ability to process purchase orders and various reports through on-line CRT and printers.

•Strong ability to utilize a calculator and perform calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and percentages.


Word Access Syteline

Outlook MAS Excel

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