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Inventory Control Management

Location:
Colorado, United States
Salary:
55,000
Posted:
October 09, 2016

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KEN ROSS

acwza9@r.postjobfree.com

(214) ***-****

Buyer/Procurement Specialist with 20 years of Purchasing, Inventory Management and Vendor Relationship Experience. Interested in pursuing a purchasing or inventory management role to utilize my interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills.

PURCHASING AGENT ● INVENTORY CONTROL ● LEAD BUYER

CORE COMPETENCIES

Lead Buyer

Pricing Negotiations

Inventory Control/Reduction

Research & Expedite Orders

Administration & Reporting

Future Product Needs Assessment

Evaluation & Analysis

Client/Vendor Relations

Special Purchases

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

June 2014 – Oct 2016

JOERNS HEALTHCARE, INC. and RECOVERCARE

Joerns Healthcare Inc. manufactures and rents healing and prevention products and services to the post-acute healthcare market. Joerns Healthcare and RecoverCare recently merged.

Buyer/Planner, Inventory Management

Develop and deliver effective procurement strategies that improve product cost and raw material inventory turnover while keeping quality specifications in mind.

Production planning and materials management with manufacturing cycle time and authorize inventory to be sold from assigned vendors and manufacturers.

Work with international vendors for planned forecasting of purchases and manufacturing to include scheduling container shipments overseas.

Develop and maintain appropriate ISO13485 controls and documents within purchasing and production planning.

Skills: Microsoft Office, SAP Materials Management (MM), JIT/Kanban

September 2004 to December 2014

KEN ROSS INSURANCE AGENCY – Farmers Insurance Company, Garland, TX

Independent Agent

Sell various types of insurance to individuals including automobile, fire, life, property, medical and dental insurance and specialized policies such as marine, farm/crop, and medical malpractice.

Sell insurance policies businesses including Worker’s Compensation, coverage for buildings, equipment breakdown, business continuation, umbrella liability, etc.

June 1994 to September 2004

WOMACK MACHINE SUPPLY COMPANY, Dallas, TX

Industrial Distributor of Hydraulic, Pneumatic and Automation Equipment

Lead Buyer/Analyst

Researched all factors relating to inventory (current and expected) along with current and future product demand to make informed decisions regarding purchasing volume and best pricing.

Price negotiations and purchasing of all material goods.

Entered orders on the supplier’s Internet portal and reviewed supplier reports.

Supervised special operations for the top vendors

Order research, validation and expediting, as needed.

Inventory management using inventory control systems software.

Experienced in Oracle based ERP system, MRP, JIT/Kanban, AS400, EDI, and Apogee Software.

August 1987 – April 1994

EXCHANGE TOOL SUPPLY COMPANY, Dallas, Texas

Multi-state distributor of industrial equipment and supplies.

Buyer/Inventory Control

Price negotiations and purchasing of all material goods.

Monitored inventory turns, expiring inventory and slow moving inventory; reviewed all stock levels per established guidelines.

Closely coordinated with all departments to ensure a smooth flow of vendor supplies received and customer orders shipped within allotted timeframes.

Also functioned in a sales capacity, when necessary, and assisted with distribution strategy.

May 1983 – July 1987

INSULATION SUPPLY COMPANY, Dallas, Texas

Distributor of commercial drywall and drywall equipment and supplies.

Purchasing Agent

As Purchasing Agent my duties were buying, inventory control, expediting and managing product receipts.

Entered part numbers as requested; maintained part number accuracy. Purchased to a budgeted amount so as to achieve inventory targets.

Received training on multiple aspects of construction inventory systems.

Purchasing Agent, Apr. 1985 - Jul. 1987

Warehouse Supervisor, Feb. 1984 - Dec.1984

Inside Sales, Dec. 1984 - Apr. 1985

Warehouseman, May 1983 - Feb.1984

COMPUTER SKILLS

Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. SAP Materials Management, Oracle based ERP system, MRP, JIT/Kanban, AS400, EDI, and Apogee Software.

EDUCATION

Northlake Community College, Irving, TX

Richland Community College, Richardson, TX

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & LICENSING

ISM – Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager Professionals

International Who's Who of Professionals – Purchasing and Insurance.

National Association of Purchasing Managers

American Management Association

Christian Business Leaders Networks

Licensed with the Texas Department of Insurance



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