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Purchasing agent

Location:
Toronto, ON, Canada
Salary:
50-52 K per year
Posted:
May 12, 2020

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PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

A Purchasing & Inventory Control Specialist with a broad knowledge of manufacturing practices and procedures which will improve present efficiency. Experienced in sourcing, estimating, scheduling and purchasing, resulting in increased savings. Highly organized, detail oriented and dedicated with a positive attitude to encourage team.

Areas of Expertise:

Client and Vendor Relations

Operations & Inventory Control

Quality Assurance

Purchase Orders

Contract Negotiation

Leadership Skills

Procurement Strategies

Strong Problem Solver

Billing & Reconciliation

MS Office, Excel, and PowerPoint

Budgeting and Cost Control

Process Improvement

ACHEIVEMENTS

1. Established a cross-referencing system to facilitate quicker retrieval of inventory items.

2. Implemented a just-in-time inventory system which eliminated numerous carrying costs.

3. Reduced process costs by 50% and a 20% reduction in plating costs through thorough sourcing and evaluation of

suppliers .

4. Designed and introduced a scheduling process which greatly improved the ability to accurately forecast completion dates.

5. Cost and co-ordinated the production of a pipe flattening project for the visible roofing structure of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre which was essential to the project being delivered on time and well within budget.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Purchasing, Production & Quality Control:

Source, negotiate, purchase and expedite orders per stock requirements and or per customers' specifications and blueprints.

Schedule all major purchases and sub-contracted orders to continually minimize costs

Validate incoming receipts and approved invoices to save the company from any fraudulent attempts

Prepare and plan production schedules from delivery requirements and forecasted estimates

Analyse capacity and priority requirements to establish realistic dates for the master schedule

Supervise shipping and receiving departments as well as inventory control personnel

Familiar with several quality control practices in manufacturing environments

Experienced with non-destructive inspection procedures and instruments

Customer Service & Communications:

Address all customer inquiries and prepare formal quotations as required by the customer

Maintain and update customer files so that information could be retrieved and investigated quickly

Establish solid supplier/customer relationships utilising effective people skills to make them feel value

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

OLYMPIC TOOL & DIE INC-PURCHASING OFFICER MAR/2016-PRESENT

ARMTEC LDP – Stores and Receiving Supervisor JUN/1996 –OCT/ 2015

HIGHLAND EQUIPMENT LTD – Inside Sales/Buyer FEB-NOV 1995

FUTURETEK-BATHURST TOOL LTD – Purchasing Agent MAR/1990 – FEB/1995

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Computerized Inventory Control and Distribution Certificate At Computer Technology Institute (Peel Board of Education)

Production and Inventory Management Diploma, in association with the Canadian Association for Production and Inventory Control Society (C.A.P.I.C.S.) at Humber and Sheridan Colleges

Supervisory Studies Certificate At Humber College

Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma (Grade 12) At Central Technical High School, accelerated from grades 9-11 and received a bursary for academic and technical achievements

MS Windows, Excel, Word and PowerPoint at Peel Board of Education

W.H.M.I.S. Train the Trainer Certificate from I.A.P.A.

Fork Lift Driver Safety Training Certificate from Materials Handling Institute

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT & EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Volunteer Work: Chairman of special events and souvenirs for the Central Technical High School Alumni

Enjoy drawing graphics, logos and carving soapstone

Minister Alpha and Lectors at St. Mary’s Church in Brampton

Like creating acronyms with positive results



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