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Manager Sales

Houston, TX
February 27, 2020

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Michael Ball

832-***-****) (C)


To obtain a challenging position that offers the opportunity for professional growth and will allow personal contribution to support/enhance current expectations.


Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, JD Edwards, Glovia, Real Track, E2, SAP and Microsoft Project

Bright tree

Training: Lean Management


September- 2019 to Dec.-2019

The Care Group of Texas


Create PO’s through bright tree to order good and services expedite, receive items process invoices negotiate cost of product resolve issues with supplies return and cost of products. Meet with possible supplies and go over contracts for new product such as cpap machines feeding machines feeding bags, concentrators, ventilators, wheel chairs, adult and pedi walker etc. Maintain inventory level and cycle count every 90 days. Insure min. max. level are accurate.

March-2018 to May-2019

Southern Heat Exchanger

Senior Buyer

Create RFQ’s to various vendors negotiate cost of material.

Corresponds with approved supplies to obtain price, specifications and deliver information.

Order welding equipment, weld wire, grinding disc, grinder and other items needed for shop operations.

Issue PO’s to vendors for raw material as well as outside service, transportation for unit ship to customer.

Order office supplies process invoices.

Expedite delivery of items by contacting vendors and shippers to ensure that merchandise, supplies and equipment are forwarded on specified shipping date.

Identifies cost savings opportunities and assists in developing innovative approaches to achieve yearly cost reduction.

April 2017 to Dec. 2017

Dimensional Machine Works-

Planner / Buyer / Scheduler

Manage Plan and Schedule shop capacity of 50 CNC Lathe and Mills.

Order raw material stage jobs at each machine by priority.

Assist sales with RFQ’s schedule weekly production meeting with lead persons and sales. Provide a weekly production schedule to buyer to inform them of delivery date, as well as discuss any concern the buyer may have.

Experience with heat treating material

Schedule and or expedite parts for outside services

March 2014 to Oct. 2016

IMI Zimmermann & Jansen –

Master Scheduler

Responsible for scheduling the shop for Valves such as Slide Valve, Butterfly Valves, DDFG, DDTC, and Goggle Valves.

Scheduled turn-around for various valves, and planned scheduling using E2 software package, and Microsoft Project.

Conducted production meetings to review the proposed schedule with the department heads, and posting the approved schedule throughout the shop.

Also, scheduled work to be done by outside vendors.

Assisted Project Management in contacting customer on any concerns or problems, and reported to the pertinent department heads when customer deadlines were behind schedule, and designed a recovery plan to ensure valves are delivered on time.

Review engineering drawing to the BOM to purchased material from various vendors to be machined in house/ outside vendors and negotiate cost.

Provided the department heads with a weekly schedule for jobs that were to be run through the shop on a weekly basis.

Conducted weekly meetings with the department heads to go over their respective departments, and to ensure that the departments were on schedule. If not, discuss what can we do to get back on schedule for a on time delivery.

November 2011 to March 2014

National Oilwell Varco –


Responsible for purchasing raw material and/or finished goods, issue PO’s, Negotiating cost, expedite orders, process and disposition of Non-Conformance Reports, resolve discrepant invoices, analyze supplier quotes and ensure price variances are justified, communicate with vendors and other duties as assigned.

Also responsible monitoring and lowering the cost in the tool crib in which I had barcode system put in place to monitor quantity and employee usage to control cost.

Work with the engineering to compare drawing to match BOM.

June 2006 to September 2011

Progressive Machine Works


Plan and schedule jobs thru the shop as well as created job router, order raw material, give PO's to outside vendor for service and follow up with outside vendors to insure part are done to meet due date for customer cost and close out jobs when they are complete. Negotiate cost and expedite parts.

Familiar with heat treating material

Review engineering drawing to match BOM.

Conduct weekly meetings with department heads to go over the schedule to discuss any delays and recover plans to get back on schedule.

August 2003 to June 2006


Route Manager

Responsible for serving over 150 accounts monthly to ensure pest free environment interface with clients for concerns and problem.

October 1999 to August 2003


Route Manager

Responsible for organizing and scheduling of 125-200 accounts, monthly interfacing with clients for concerns and problems, excellent interpersonal skills to handle multi-tasks and customer concerns in a positive manner

December 1993 to May 1999

Lexington Machine

Machinist Trainee

Perform setup and editing programs as well as cut material for the shop to be machined, inspect parts to ensure the tolerance level is correct.


Southern University Baton Rouge, La. - Business Management (AAS) Computer

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