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Manager Customer Service

Porter, Texas, 77365, United States
October 28, 2016

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Kevin E. Robertson

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Porter, TX 77365

281-***-**** ●

An experienced thermal controls electrical heat-tracing Sr. Buyer) who understands industrial, commercial, and residential, markets while sourcing inventory and cost savings initiatives Accomplishments:

15% reduction in panel consumables

10% cost savings three large projects

12% reduction cost steel Fabricating vendors

Studied “Lean Kaizen” Methodology that improves

process efficiency

EDUCATION: Business Administration, Victoria College, Victoria, TX Experience

03/96 to 06/16 Pentair Thermal Management, Houston, TX Manufacturing company of thermal controls electrical heat-tracing products

(Name changed from Tri-Systems/Tracer in 2001 to Tyco Thermal Controls in 2012 and Pentair Thermal Management in 2012 through buy outs) Sr. Buyer 11/14 to 06/16

Responsible for providing support for global construction projects, purchase orders including materials, tools safety/rental equipment/facilities, spare parts, equipment purchasing non-inventory buy-out items for Panel Shop, maintaining inventory items, source custom items, confirm drawings, maintaining inventory stock through MRP system, qualifying new vendors, maintain a 95% on-time delivery, preparing/issuing quotations/commercial evaluations, approve manufacturing list/standardization pricing agreements, customer service, develop procurement strategies, schedules, pre- qualify/selection of bidders, RFQ documents, manage bidding process, maintain vendor/service provider pre-qualification process, meet with suppliers, reduce materials/vendors cost, ensure the clarify of quotations, monitor contracts for compliance, and implement process improvements.

Special Project Buyer 10/07 to 11/14

Selected as a specialized “Dedicated Buyer” for a R&D project with Shell. Responsible for sourcing custom fabricated items, managing all purchase orders for raw material, safety items consumables, tools, fabricated items, services, framework managing vendors, domestic/international shipping, reconciling/forecasting cost reports

(Pentair/Shell), working with safety personnel on monthly audits/held weekly safety meetings, and set up replenishment program for safety/consumable items. Demonstrates Broad Strengths In:

Motivating and Facilitating Teams

Clear, Concise Communication

Analytical Problem Solving/Multi Tasking

Strategic Planning/Sourcing

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Kevin Robertson

Buyer 07/98 to 10/07

Responsible for purchasing/maintaining inventory, providing support for global construction projects, purchasing non-inventory buy-out items for Panel Shop, sourced new vendors, and created blanket purchase orders.

Warehouse Manager/Expeditor 01/97 to 07/98

Warehouse Manager 03/96 to 01/97

01/92 to 03/96 Inteplast Group, Lolita, TX

Shipping supervisor

Responsible for shipping of finished products for multiple plant departments. 02/89 to 01/92 Dillard’s Department Stores, Victoria, TX Dock/Maintenance Manager

Responsible for shipping, receiving and maintenance personnel.

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