Experienced global strategic commodity manager with excellent people and project management skills. Desires a challenging role as a Senior manager, Procurement.
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, sharepoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, JDE, SAP, BW, PDM, One Source, Esourcing
06/2009 – 07/2019
The FRAM Group Perrysburg, OH
Procure finished goods Filters
Develop & implement strategic sourcing plan
Fostering relationships with strategic suppliers
Supplier score cards
Negotiations with Suppliers
Finding and developing new suppliers
Identify & implement cost saving opportunities
Responsible for Annual Operating Plan for purchased Filters
Reported and consolidated department financial performance.
Worked closely with our planners to ensure my Finished goods suppliers are meeting targets
Working with engineering & quality to ensure products meet our quality standards
Collaborated cross-functionally to meet customer requirements.
Audited supplier facilities for processes and quality.
Identified "bottlenecks" and implemented new and improved processes and policies.
Reconciled and reported discrepancies found in PPV records.
Defined the scope and goal of new projects, including resource projects, dual sourcing projects, and productivity projects.
Worked closely with company executives to identify new business opportunities and routinely participated in the sales process.
Assessed business systems and processes, identifying areas for improvement to support future growth
Interviewing, training, and supervising employees.
Documented process flows and developed requirements for functional improvements and enhancements.
The Fram Group Perrysburg, OH
Procure finished goods for New Product Introductions
Key member of the New Product Introduction team
Launched Plan-o-gram additions
Managed Packaging change projects
Developed Quick Launch process for NPI’s
Worked with engineering department to launch first-to-market filter for the aftermarket
Maintained unsourced active list
Source spot buys
Led sourcing projects to ensure the on-time delivery of purchase order materials.
Sr. Sales Representative
The Fram Group Perrysburg, OH
Established a system for processing request for government quotes
Quote all bids for government jobs
Conduct special research projects
11/2006 - 08/2008
Seaway Surgical Inc. Toledo, OH
Grew pre-existing accounts
Created, organized, and filed invoices
Ordered customer-requested products from manufacturers
Met with current customers on a frequent basis to check on satisfaction and propose new offerings.
Conducted thorough research in advance of appointments.
Landed new customer accounts through a consistent combination of perseverance, dedicated cold calling and exceptional service.
Filled out expense reports for accounting.
Networked with problematic accounts, which helped to build lasting rapport and boosted revenue opportunities.
11/1995 - 01/2007
Dunham's Sports Monroe, MI
Instrumental in hiring and developing staff at several locations
Conducted sales and product training within the district
Implemented a program to lower shrink at Monroe location
Consistently increased sales for a ten year period
Supervised inventories and revised store layouts for all stores throughout my district
Achieved and maintained a ranking in the top ten percent operationally
Achieved shrink goal nine out of eleven years
Opened a new store location and assisted in recruiting and training new staff
Delegated work to employees based on shift requirements, individual strengths and unique training
Coordinated sales reports, reconciled accounts and made bank deposits
Updated store pricing, signage and merchandising based on current promotions
Analyzed marketing information and translated it into strategic plans
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Sports Management / Sports Medicine
The Defiance College Defiance, Ohio, USA
Activities and Honors
Green belt certified, Relay for life volunteer, Serve as a leader in Cedarville at Cedar creek church