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Air Force Machine Operator

Grand Canyon, AZ
June 18, 2020

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An accomplished and experienced purchasing and Inventory control professional with more than 20 years of relevant experience. A proven record of managing customer orders from manufacturing to timely delivery with optimal planning, cost avoidance, and cycle-time reductions. A successful factory controller with experience in production, quality management, purchasing, inventory management, and financial management.



Retail Purchasing and Inventory Control Administration

Delaware North Sep 2018-Present

Responsible for purchasing all retail items for 5 local locations along with assisting the Western Region: Kalaloch National Park Lodge, Tenaya National Park Lodge, Seqioia Lodge and Kings Canyon Lodge and also Grand Canyon Village Market, Tusayan General Store, Desert View General Store, Yavapai Gift and Desert View Trading Post.

Monitoring and maintaining current inventory levels using Netsuite database; process purchasing orders as required; tracking orders, investigating and resolving problems.

Recording purchases, maintaining the database, performing a physical count of inventory, and reconciling actual stock count to computer-generated reports.

Successfully processing and approves approximately 50 invoices per day for payments processes and documents returns as required following established procedures.

Production Assistant

Rainsville Technology Inc. Nov 2017-July 2018

Provided all materials needed for daily production in a fast-paced technology integrated environment. Guided complex production teams for time reduction, cost avoidance and improvement in productivity

Supervised and guided production team of 60 members for better results.

Trained new employees in their designated work areas to create synergy between employees and capital investment

Communicate with vendors, management personnel, customers, and technical experts as necessary to coordinate production and shipping activities and resolve issues efficiently.

Gather and record relevant production data during every shift and create detailed reports of production rates, inventory levels, raw materials used, quality control measures, and customer data.

Manufacturing Planner II

BAE Systems Mar 2015-Sep 2017

Reviewed/analyzed MRP output reports to determine valid requirements.

Accelerated or deferred 1500 purchase orders per month purchase order release in a timely manner resulting in a steady flow of parts to support manufacturing.

Analyzed, monitored, and maintain purchase order due dates to meet the current production output plan.

Maintained system integrity by assuring that system lead time mirrors the current environment.

Maintained current delivery and supplier ISO Certified quality status. Work closely with purchasing, warehouse and planning personnel to review, and recommend changes to order policies

Created and scheduled manufacturing work orders in accordance with preset procedures and timely deliveries.

Release requisitions in a timely manner with accuracy to the appropriate quantity, delivery, and financial requirements. dependent on current open contracts

Review inventory to relieve excess material assist with cash flow requirements

Analytical Team Management

Work Ethic

Communication skills



Time management

Leadership skills


Microsoft Office Suite

Inventory ERP system




Jamie Salter

Western Regional Buyer Delaware North


Ted Hansen

Planner Buyer Delaware North


Nancy Reuter

Purchasing Manager


Purchasing Specialist-Expeditor

BAE Systems Mar 2009-May 2015

Expedited approximately 1600 purchase orders and ensure timely order delivery

Collected and analyzed data from suppliers to alert buyers of potential or impending problems.

Led expedite/kit scheduling meetings to ensure the orders are met in a timely manner.

Prepared and issued request for quote (RFQ) for more efficient purchasing systems.

Created and maintained reports to track supplier delivery status to identify and address downward trends in performance.

Inventory Specialist - Scheduler

BAE Systems Jun 2006 - Mar 2009

Scheduled, coordinated, and monitored the flow of all non-conforming material through designated work centers to meet overall vehicle schedule commitments.

Assisted in maintaining valid and accurate bills of material with the engineering department for assigned work centers.

Analyzed floor/kit shortages due to non-conforming material to proactively identify shortages.

Coordinate and expedite the timely disposition and turn-around of all non-conforming material identified on the floor.

Warehouse Material Handler

BAE Systems May 2005-Jun 2006

Provided required materials to the floor manager on time.

Use MAPICS system to inquire about parts availability issues.

Work directly with Production ATL(s) to resolve materials issues.

Build kits to ensure efficient and timely production


Spinning Machine Operator

Leesburg Yarn Mills Jun 2004-May 2005

Financial Management/Accounting

U.S. Air Force Jun 1999-June 2003


High School Cherokee County High School

Community College of the Air Force

Finance and accounting certificate 1999

Jacksonville State University

General Studies 2003

Gadsden State Community College-

General Studies 2004

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