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Purchasing and Inventory Control Manager

Location:
Lemont, IL, 60439
Salary:
110000
Posted:
May 19, 2020

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RICHARD A. MILLER

630-***-**** addbq7@r.postjobfree.com linkedin.com/in/richard-millerlemont

Supply Chain Professional with experience in departmental management, “just-in-time” inventory management, inventory systems, purchasing, product sourcing, materials receiving, warehousing and logistics.

SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Cross Functional Team leader and Instructor, Total Quality Management (company instructor)

National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) Code Coordinator certified

National Oil Recycling- Association (NORA) member, Chicago Drug &Chemical Assoc. member

Skill Building for Supervisors Interpersonal Managing Skills

Institute for Supply Management member

National Petroleum Refineries Association (NPRA) Member

Some CPM and CPIM certification courses have been taken

WORK HISTORY and ACCOMPLISHMENTS

AllPoints FPS Worldwide Parts Distribution Company, Mt Prospect, IL. 3/3/2014 to 3/27/2020 Purchasing and Inventory Control Manager

Achieved a 24% reduction in stocking inventory, while decreasing the amount of customer backorders by 18% for a 4-warehouse location distribution system.

Relocated Corporate Purchasing Department from Connecticut to Illinois and hired and trained a staff of 6 buyers and expediters for the new location.

Relocated the Kit Assembly department from Connecticut to Illinois and updated 600 internal kit assemblies with current specifications.

Consolidated approved venders by 10%. Increased on-time parts deliveries by 30%.

Decreased amount of receiving and account payable issues by80%.

Revised and Implemented all procedures and documents for Purchasing, Receiving Dock and Kit Assembly operations.

Radchem Products Inc., Orland Park, IL. 3/19/2005 - 12/3/2012 Supply Chain Manager, Director of Purchasing, NACD Code Coordinator

Spearheaded writing and implementation of procedures and documents for NACD membership.

Attained NACD membership and document approval within one year of starting the project.

Sourced and maintained six out of state and 2 off premise bulk and rail storage facilities for chemical storage.

Increased approved vendor list by 13 raw material suppliers and 19 trucking firms in a 24 month period.

Identified and achieved customer approval for over 30 new chemicals to our sell sheets.

Achieved a 20% reduction in out of state freight costs by identifying and gaining approval for chemical refineries which were closer to our end use customers.

Negotiated and implemented supply contracts with various chemical refineries on an annual or multi year basis.

Cygnus Corporation, Chicago, IL 7/2004 -11/2004

Purchasing Manager/Inventory Control Manager

Negotiated cost reductions for first time chemical purchases.

Dramatically increased on-time raw material deliveries and decreased overall costs of raw materials.

Identified and Corrected material input procedure errors, which resulted in a more accurate inventory and less rush shipments of raw materials.

Wore many hats including purchasing, inventory control and Customer Service Manager titles

VEEPAK, INC., Countryside, IL 2000-2004

Purchasing Manager

Negotiated cost reductions for first time chemical purchases. Saved $1.5 million on five new inventory items.

Analyzed inventory history, developed stocking levels and reset economic ordering quantities.

Increased inventory turns from 6 to 14 times per year and grew cash flow over $500 thousand.

Arranged raw material supply contracts which lowered raw material costs by 10%.

Negotiated annual volume purchase rebates totaling $700,000 over a three-year time period.

Analyzed and evaluated vendor costs and on time performances and established a new approved vendor list.

Increased on-time raw material deliveries by 15 %.

HYDROSOL INC. Aerosol Manufacturer, Bridgeview, IL 1990-2000

Purchasing Manager, Company Officer and Shareholder

Analyzed and evaluated vendor costs and on time performances and established a new approved vendor list.

Dramatically increased on-time raw material deliveries and decreased overall costs of raw materials.

Streamlined inventory by consolidating raw materials including, chemicals, containers, aerosol cans, labels and other packaging materials which lowered raw material overall costs by 8%.

Analyzed inventory history, developed stocking levels and reset economic ordering quantities.

Worked with in house computer programmers and completely revised all purchasing, inventory control and receiving department reports and entry screens.

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, Chicago, IL

Marketing and Management

Lane Tech HS Chicago, IL. Pre-Engineering and Drafting



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