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Engineering Management

Fullerton, California, United States
January 19, 2017

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Robert G. Singletary


Core Strengths

A highly skilled and experienced Procurement, Planning and Materials Professional with over 10 years of expertise in Procurement, Planning and Materials Control.

Lead, develop and procure business strategy, delivers detailed procurement strategies including optimal sourcing and contracting approaches, lead, develop and ensures process effectiveness.

A well-organized and forward planner who demonstrates adaptability and versatility in any environment.

Procurement Strategy, Negotiating and Influencing, Procurement Process, Supplier Evaluation, Contract Execution, and Material Sources.

Key Areas of Expertise

An accomplished procurement/planning/materials manager responsible for document management, material control, purchasing, expending/logistics, contracts and materials on procurement proposals across all company business units.

Responsible for performing all purchasing transactions including the preparation of inquiries, analysis of proposals and the issuance of purchase orders.

Coordinate the efficient use of the expediting efforts.

Communicate with the accounting department to resolve any contractual discrepancies discovered during the billing payable process for all projects. SAP Production planning and Master Data.

Computer Skills

Proficient in Word, Excel, SAP, Oracle, J.D. Edwards, PowerPoint, Macola, Lotus Notes, AS400, MAPICS, Windows, MAS-200, MAS-90.

Professional Experience

Contract Work (Temporary Assignments) – May 2008 – January 2017

NDC Technologies – Irwindale, CA

Senior Buyer/Planner

Utilizing Oracle, responsible for placing on-line orders, purchase orders, expediting, and services.

Utilizing the following reports; Customer Care Spares Backlog report, domestic/international, Spare Parts Order report, Clean-to-Build report, Exception report, and production report.

Verifying Bills of Material, working with Customer Care requests for costs, pricing and lead times.

Document control, drawings, Engineering requests, inventory control, Engineering Hold Lists.

Verifying G/L accounts, processing internal requisitions, invoices, running MRP, New Document Release Forms, requisitions, Sales Orders, Spare Parts Quote requests, supplier management, Supply/Demand Detail Sheets, Vendor Set-Up, and processing work orders.

UTC Aerospace Systems - Pomona, CA

Procurement Analyst

Utilizing Oracle and SAP, responsible for the procurement of multiple commodities including mechanical, electrical and optical products.

Supporting the Supply Chain Management team and interfacing/managing the suppliers, vendors and functional teams.

Purchase materials and services in support of operational and production requirements.

Working knowledge of FAR/DFAR and Government Approved Procurement Systems.

Aerojet Rocketdyne - Canoga Park, CA

Senior Buyer/Planner

Responsible for the procurement of off-the-shelf material, production material, engineering material, services, etc., performs quotation evaluation, price analysis, issues fixed price purchase orders.

Responsible for supplier performance metrics, supplier management, ensure timely placement and receipt of program material.

Responsible for materials management, subcontract administration, review of purchase requisitions and BOM's, supplier negotiations, inventory control, engineering change notices/orders, generate reports for management, and resolve discrepencies with invoices.

eSolar - Burbank, CA

Senior Buyer/Planner

Utilizing Oracle and QuickBooks, responsible for the procurement of components, subassemblies, finished goods, production equipment and supplies from approved suppliers within the assigned commodity areas.

Develope capacity ramp-up plans, supplier risk mitigation scenarios, and product cost tracking tools.

Manage relationships with key suppliers of raw materials, production equipment and supplies to ensure a consistent supply of materials to meet operating requirements.

Initiate and coordinate activities and projects with suppliers to reduce cycle times, raw material expenditures and other associated costs.

Identify new sources of supply that fit into the orginazation's cost, quality and logistical model. Monitor supplier performance regarding thier ability to meet production requirements. Maintain inventory levels by checking daily reports and ordering materials when necessary.

Rockwell Collins – Tustin, CA

Senior Procurement Specialist

Working with the Program Office and factory to procure necessary parts for the pilot control and special products systems across several platforms

Procurement of mechanical parts, technical knowledge, understanding of drawings

Reviews a high volume and/or variety of materials, supplies and services, FAR/DFAR, Lotus Notes.

Evaluates bids, selects and recommends suppliers/components to achieve program goals

Follows up on all awards until completion of order

Utilizes ERP system and processes to manage the outcome for assigned commodity types

Works with ENOVIA (ECN’s that need to be approved), MAAA’s and PDV’s, Mismatch report, SAP, SLTS’s (Short lead Time Simulations), compliance PO’s, disposition codes, Team Space tracker, MRB parts, STO’s (Stock Transfer Orders), supplier dossier, supplier portal, V-Look-up and WebEx

Rogerson Kratos – Pasadena, CA

Senior Buyer/Planner

Utilizing Visual & Oracle, responsible for purchasing/planning of New Products, project coordination,

Supplier management, outside processing, Sales Orders, Reports-shortage, MRP, Bookings, Backlog

Turnkey, ECN’s/ECO’s, maintain material specifications, on-site supplier audits, FAR/DFAR

Analyze and manage inventory levels, placing purchase orders, international purchasing

Bills of Material, expediting, shortages, MRB, Line of Balances, tracking, RMA’s/RTV’s

Quotations, releasing work orders, Material Review Reports, shippers, drawings, invoices

Pacific Precision Products – Irvine, CA

Senior Buyer

Responsible for the entire Purchasing department

Approved vendor list, calibrations, debit memos, expediting, Internal Confirmations

MRP, negotiating, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Order Acknowledgements, FAR/DFAR

Outside processing, part change requests, purchase orders, planning, pricing, prototypes/working w/engineers, international purchasing

Requisitions, returns, shortage report, sourcing, initiating new suppliers, supplier relations

Safenet/Mykotronx - Torrance, CA.

Senior Buyer

Responsible for the procurement and scheduling of materials, MRO’s, supplies and services.

Review purchase requisitions, BOM’s, place orders with approved suppliers, evaluate bids, vendor negotiations, cost reductions, Supply Chain experience, international purchasing

Perform major purchases by developing or compiling statistical information and gather other data as required for rejections, losses, return of material, overshipments, cancellations, routings, inventory control, material control, cycle counts, and engineering change notices.

Maintain the approved supplier list and the expediting report.

Acquire quotes for bills of material for engineering.

Coordinate with the Accounting Dept. as required to resolve questions on supplier invoices.

Lockheed Martin - Fort Worth, TX.

Sub-Contract Administrator

Perform subcontract management tasks at suppliers across the U.S.

Ensure suppliers are meeting contractual requirements including delivery of parts, data, etc.

Support various programs such as F-22, F-16, C-130, and F-35, FAR/DFAR.

Interface with LM engineering, quality, and procurement to resolve technical and contractual issues.

Evaluate potential risks associated with schedule issues and assist in resolution working back through LM procurement orginazation.

Education & Training

Joliet Junior College - AA in Business Administration

Illinois State University - BA in Business Administration

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