~ Kevin Priest ~
Regional Purchasing SAP
Extensive national accounts parts management, inventory controls, relationship building to create long term market quality & pricing structures in distinct industries including; healthcare, agriculture, Electronics/LED, benefits, wind energy and manufacture purchasing. Formal use of Purchasing Agent techniques, education, training and performance. Utilization of networking skills to educate, train and promote tangible and non-tangible finished products. Awarded #1 professional in Oregon for 2 years. I have a wide variety of market knowledge and supply philosophies experience. I am a self-starting people person helping others, creating ideas and solving problems. Trained in TQM, LEAN, SIGMA 6
Partnerships in Community Living
Association of Benefit Consultants
Vestas Wind Technology
Pacific Light & Pole
Barrett Business Services
Supply Chain Management/Vendor Relations
Direction & leadership of teams to accomplish successful business penetration and growth. Work directly with CEO’s, Management & Board of Directors reaching goals and objectives. Operational aspects of SAP/ERP, supply chain, procurement, FIFO and more on day to day basis. Experienced in vendor recruitment, interviewing and training. Self starter.
Years of information gathering experience has given me great skills and knowledge. Knowing how to gain information and how to treat sensitive information while asking the pertinent questions.
Physical organization to increase efficiencies, eliminate redundancy & create new processes.
Mental organization to think on my feet, delegate, direct people & systems. Accustomed to reading proprietary, governmental and other reports. Capable of writing and creating reports using Excel, SAP and other software programs.
Opportunities to manage 8 million dollar budgets, controlling Profits and Losses through strict adherence to budgeting controls and proficient use of funds & stewardship. Impacted risk management issues to influence money savings in a positive manner.
I believe our purpose is to help and encourage others, in business application it takes the form of Total Quality Management or the Coaching method. Working in this manner increases productivity, morale, learning and profits.
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Jones, Lange & LaSalle - Operations/Procurement Manager
Responsibly created, developed launch & manage through operation systems including; matrix, procurement, benefits, budget & new product documentation. Coordinating outside vendors to execute and meet special construction project goals. Leading internal groups with a commitment to communication, training and organizing people and materials to exceed project goals. Participated in product development and certification planning, complying with regulations & requirements. Development strong relationships to make repair, production and operation smooth and successful. Operated in a fast paced, high profile system where parts & operation required certification to maintain quality and government regulations.
Partnerships in Community Living – Project/Procurement/Sales Manager
Organizational skills to create new vendor & community relationships to increase inventory
options, improvement and costs control in a regional setting.
Management – creating new programs & fine tuning systems with the intention of increasing revenue and awareness; utilizing vendors in a wide variety of operations.
Skills in SAP/ERP and proprietary software systems to verify accurate inventory, returns and utilization. As an example; researching to establish the highest quality & the best prices, related to needs in a highly communicative process. Accounting skills for reconciling well over 150 different providers.
Association of Benefit Consultants – Regional Procurement Director/Trainer
Construction account management, business processes, analyzing sales, benefits, marketing, budget, payroll and operations.
Presentation of ideas which could be easily utilized in a user friendly manner to capture national attention and customers. Utilize human nature and good listening skills to identify “true” needs and to improve negotiations.
I take advantage of my supervisory skills using coaching & communication skills, conflict management and product knowledge to increase morale, improve motivation and enhance sales. Travel experience throughout the country handling the demanding job requirements.
Experienced in carrying out Federal, State and local employment regulations, rules and procedures. Well versed in multi-state legal procurement requirements, aware and determined to proactively keep my employer secure from possible loss.
Vestas Wind Technology - National Accounts Supply Chain/Sales
While on the road, responsibly purchased equipment, tools and supplies, developing a procurement system including; develop & verifying new installation documentation. Coordinating outside vendors to execute and meet Wind technology special project goals. Leading internal groups in the SAP, ERP, MRP systems communicating, training and organizing process to exceed project goals. Participated in product development and certification planning, complying with Department of Energy requirements. Development strong relationships to make repair, production and operation smooth and successful. Operated in a fast paced, high profile system where parts & operation required certification to maintain quality and government regulations.
Pacific Light & Pole - Purchasing Agent/Logistics
Responsible for purchases and procurement for entire certified steel and raw material manufacturer. Manage supply chain processes; ordering, vendor relations and profit controls. Logistics management of multi-million products, scheduling production, coordinating people, materials and production - training staff in processes and worldwide shipping and distribution regulations.