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Buyer/Purchasing Agent

Milwaukee, WI
December 02, 2019

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Cynthia Lange

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Objective: To obtain a purchasing position utilizing my skills and abilities while providing company growth and indentifying financial savings opportunities.

Professional Experience

Russel Metals Williams Bahcall 1998-2019


Responsible for planning when to purchase material including supplier selection, quantity, and price for three locations

Accountable for identifying trends, inventory turns, forecasting projected sales

Execute the release of material for inventory goals, in a cost effective and timely manner

Identify new sources, build relationships, negotiate pricing for highest quality and best value

ISO 9001-2001 quality management system environment and contractor approved suppliers

Perform requests for: bids, proposal, quote, and information

Expedite orders, monitor on-time deliveries, evaluate supplier performance, schedule return of defective/out-of-tolerance material

Establish and implement new approaches to improve procurement efficiency

Maintain current costs in ERP system, set up new part numbers

Train department employees

Promote a positive work atmosphere

Experience with MRP, excellent computer skills, some SAP

Grand Aerie, FOE 1988-1998

Membership, Counseling, Purchasing

Membership: Responsible for preparing correspondence and report of new clubs. Advertising and promoting membership, maintain files and records. Forward supplies, answer inquiries and various other support related functions.

Counseling: Commission counselors for new clubs, monitor development of clubs, review reports, recommend and advise on procedures of the order. Tabulate and assign account numbers for expense vouchers.

Purchasing: Responsible for office supplies from first contact until requirements are satisfied for Brookfield location. Acquire competitive bids for printed material, proof and approve bills for payment.


Associate Degree in Logistics – Milwaukee Area Technical College

Certificate Transportation/Logistics – MATC

Certificate Purchasing Management – MATC

Certificate Materials Management – MATC

Certificate Risk and Control Training – SOX

Certificate Microcomputer Skills – MATC

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