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Manager Engineering

Location:
Opelousas, Louisiana, 70570, United States
Posted:
October 06, 2016

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JERRY TY TIDMORE

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SUMMARY

Over twenty years purchasing experience in manufacturing and construction with up to $20 million in expenditures. Extensive experience and specialization in contract negotiations, commodity negotiations, custom machinery purchases, international purchases, and supervisory and management skills. Recognized for excellent communication, organizational, analytical and planning skills as well as conflict negotiation skills. Acknowledged for ability to work effectively with engineering blueprints and releases. Proven experience with steel procurement. Familiar with international sourcing and custom equipment, and with OSHA regulations and ABS certifications.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

AUSTAL USA – Mobile, Alabama October 2015 - January 2016 Buyer II, Machining and Fabrication

Quoting, negotiating and issuing purchase orders.

Following up with requestors and end users regarding purchase order due dates and status when inquires are made.

Balance price, delivery, quality, service and value tradeoffs and rationalize the supply base on the given buying desk.

Provide assistance to related departments applicable to the buying desk. MORTON SALT – Weeks Island, Louisiana February 2015 - July 2015 Site Buyer

Responsible for all MRO and service purchases.

Worked as liaison between site and Corporate Headquarters for capital assets purchases. Reconciled invoices.

Received and analyzed bids and contracts comparing prices, terms, specifications, delivery dates and award contracts to bidders or place orders with suppliers. Created and expedited purchase orders.

Resolved any conflict of a contract or order.

Maintained open communication with all departments. Attend weekly department head meetings.

Interviewed vendor representatives and develop new supply sources. LEEVAC SHIPYARDS – Jennings, Louisiana 2011 - August 2014 Purchasing Agent

Received and analyzed bids and contracts comparing prices, terms, specifications, delivery dates and award contracts to bidders or place orders with suppliers. Resolved any conflict of a contract or order.

Monitored and maintained smooth transaction of contract or order until completion. Made capital asset, commodity, and production purchases. Purchased daily MRO and inventory restock supplies. Interviewed vendor representatives and develop new supply sources. Maintained open communications with all department supervisors. Oversee warehouse functions.

JERRY TY TIDMORE

LETOURNEAU – Vicksburg, Mississippi 1996 – 2011

Purchasing Agent (2002-2011)

Senior Buyer (1998 – 2002)

Buyer (1996 – 1998)

(Annual expenditures average $15-$20million)

Trained and supervised assistant buyers.

Monitored capital asset, commodity, production purchases (Structural Steel, Steel Pipe, Pipe Fittings, Electrical Components, Wire Rope).

Received and analyze bids and contracts comparing prices, terms, specifications, delivery dates and award contracts to bidders or place orders with suppliers. Resolved any conflict of a contract or order.

Monitored and maintained smooth transaction of contract or order until completion. Developed daily and monthly spending spread sheets which monitored budgets and helped control costs.

Made capital asset, commodity, and production purchases. Purchased daily MRO, including chemicals and inventory restock supplies, monitored and maintained inventory ensuring compliance within budget.

Interviewed vendor representatives and developed new supply sources. Maintained open communications with all department supervisors. Worked with engineering releases and blueprints daily. SELF-EMPLOYED – Jackson, Mississippi 1994 – 1996

Owner/Manager

Owned and managed an excavation company.

Operated heavy equipment including dump trucks, excavator, backhoe, loader, concrete breaker, grading equipment, and commercial mowing equipment. Bid, negotiated, and contracted jobs.

Managed employees.

HYDRO ALUMINUM BOHN (Automotive Supplier) – Puckett, Mississippi 1992 – 1994 Buyer

Outperformed cost savings goal by 50%.

Purchased daily maintenance, repair and operating supplies, including chemicals. Purchased inventory items for restocking warehouse. Interviewed vendor representatives and developed new supply sources. Assisted Materials Manager in scheduling raw materials, purchasing. Purchased capital assets and oversaw shipping and receiving activities. ERGON-NONWOVENS – Jackson, Mississippi 1992

Inventory Control / Traffic Supervisor

Originated requisition for restock inventory.

Maintained inventory on mainframe.

Oversaw receiving and distribution of inventory.

Planned and expedited all raw material requirements for production. Maintained shipment planning report using computer spreadsheet software. Established and maintained relations with freight carriers. Analyzed freight bids.

Maintained files on approved freight carriers (rate quotes, insurance, etc.). Originated shipping orders.

JERRY TY TIDMORE

MARATHON-LETOURNEAU – Vicksburg, Mississippi 1990 – 1992 Buyer

Purchased daily maintenance, repair and operating supplies (MRO). EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration – Mississippi College, Clinton, Mississippi

(Emphasis: Business Management)

TECHNICAL SKILLS

SAP (Systems, Applications, and Products)

Windows - Excel, Word

P. O. Writer Plus

IBM AS 400-Mapics

Windows Browser for Mapics

XA/Citrix Software - Created new workbenches and custom queries for Purchasing Department. Macola Software

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

Excellent communication, organizational, analytical and planning skills. Experienced conflict negotiation skills.

Able to work with engineering blueprints and releases. Experience with steel procurement.

Familiar with international sourcing and custom equipment. Familiar with OSHA regulations and ABS certifications. Knowledge of manufacturing and construction operations.



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