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Bakersfield, CA
January 31, 2024

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Stephen M. Gomilar

Cell 803-***-****,,


Supply Chain Specialist and Military Veteran with a decade of proven experience in Planning, Supply Chain Management, and Buying. Excellent organizational and planning skills with ability to work independently, self-sufficient. Strong leadership and communication skills able to establish trust and credibility with peers.


Bachelors in Organizational Leadership 2024

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt 2022

OSHA Certificate 2023

Hazmat Certified 2020




Demand Planning

Power BI


Supply Chain Planning



Critical Thinking


Process Improvement

Software Development


Inventory Management




United States Marine Corps

Rank: E-6 Staff Sergeant / Buyer 2013-2023

Served as the point of contact for suppliers and stakeholders fulfilling requests with a 97% success rate.

Maintained customer relationships and a high standards for the approved vendor lists and found new vendors as necessary.

Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures on a $1,500,000.00 budget.

Summarize budgets and submit recommendations for the approval or disapproval of funds requests on million dollar budgets.

Maintained Contracts for vendors and reviewed Terms and Conditions to ensure quality requirements.

Monitored inventory levels, analyzed demand forecasts, and coordinated with procurement teams to ensure adequate stock and on time deliveries.

Collaborated with cross functional teams to ensure procurement and buying requirements were met resulting in better communication and processes.

Resolved purchasing issues with customers and vendors and expedited services resulting in a 22% increase in efficiency.

Processes and purchase orders according do stakeholder and budget needs.

Measurable results using Lean processes by decreasing Warehouse waste and increasing the productivity with FIFO and 80/20 rule decreasing hazards and wait times by 50%

Optimized the process of procurement within the organization by analyzing procurement patterns and implementing a refill process reducing wait times by 10%

Solicited new vendors and ensured Terms and Conditions were met while maintaining relationships and evaluating performance for any need for alternatives.


Reyes Coca Cola Bottling

Role: Planner 2022-2024

Conducted development testing on SAP and Salesforce systems resulting in new processes that increased efficiency by 12%.

Optimized communication process within internal employees and external partnerships that reduced response time by 23% and increased overall standing with customers and external partnerships.

Performed benchmarking with Coca Cola employees and their dispatching processes and adapted their best-in-class procedures which lead to reducing customer wait time by 13%.

Developed and maintained comprehensive transportation schedule to meet customer demands and optimized resources reducing lead times by 4%.

Determined resources needed to complete service calls based by priority, increasing productivity by 12%

Executed various major removal/install projects projecting the optimal removal strategy with a 92% success rate.

Partnered with internal employees to implement the use of EV vehicles in one market. This resulted in the implementation of EV across multiple markets in Southern California.

Plan, Schedule, and Dispatches service calls and installations for customers while exceeding company driven metrics.

Utilized advanced planning and scheduling tools to optimize productivity and identifies opportunities for process improvement.

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