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Manager Buyer

Location:
Massillon, OH
Posted:
March 29, 2021

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Robert Tucker, MBA, C.P.M.

Massillon, OH *****

330-***-**** adk9av@r.postjobfree.com

Senior-Level Supply Chain Professional

Buying & Purchasing Strategic Sourcing Project Controllership

Top performing Senior-Level Supply Chain Professional with extensive buying/purchasing and sourcing experience. Particular aptitude in the manufacturing/aerospace sectors with multimillion dollar spend limits. Demonstrated aptitude in competitive bidding, equipment/materials procurement, and vendor negotiations. Energetic team player with a proven track record in reducing costs, improving supply logistics, and consistently completing projects on time and within budget. Exemplary leadership and communication skills and excels in demanding, fast-paced environments.

Bid Analysis & Preparation

Vendor Negotiations

Strategic Planning & Analysis

Order Placement & Expediting

Supplier Management

Comparative Cost Analysis

Value Engineering

Demand Forecasting

Quality Assurance

Team Leadership

Project Management

Problem Resolution

Professional Experience

NORTHROP GRUMMAN INNOVATION SYSTEMS, INC., Beavercreek, OH 2020 - present

Principal Procurement Analyst − Government Senior Buyer

Source both Competitive and Non-Competitive sourcing approaches.

Request For Quotes.

Solicit bid packages and strategies.

Target optimized pricing through volume.

Source selections in a competitive environment.

Understand and Evaluate multiple Supplier proposals to place compliant Purchase Orders.

Extract, Monitor, Analyze and Validate data and information from multiple sources.

Develop engaging and collaborative relationships with Suppliers and internal partners/customers to drive problem resolution.

SHERWIN-WILLIAMS, Massillon, OH 2018 - 2020

Buyer II

Executed and Managed all aspects of Subcontracting, Indirect, and Non-Product Procurement.

Managed and Maintained integrity of newly implemented ERP systems, transition from Oracle 11i to QAD and AOM.

Executed and Managed all aspects of Reworking and Rebranding.

Executed and Maintained Vendor Contracts.

Strategically Sourced New Product Introduction.

Made new strategic partners. Coached existing partners.

Evaluated existing partners per established Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), such as OTD and QR.

Assist ed Marketing and Product Management in Make vs. Buy decisions.

Optimized operational efficiency through Continuous Improvement.

Increased annual inventory turns.

ANDERSON INTERNATIONAL CORP, Stow, OH 2017 - 2018

Senior Buyer

Executed and managed Indirect, MRO, and Non-Product Procurement.

Managed and maintained integrity of ERP system, Sage/MAS.

Executed and Maintained Facility Contracts.

Strategically Sourced New Product Introduction.

Made new strategic partners.

Evaluated existing partners per established Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), such as OTD and QR.

Assisted Engineering in Make vs. Buy decisions.

Optimized operational efficiency through Continuous Improvement.

Increased inventory turns.

HEROUX DEVTEK – HDI LANDING GEAR USA, Strongsville, OH 2014 – 2017

Strategic Buyer

Managed and allocated a $35 M annual spend on capital investment projects.

Consistently managed and maintained integrity of ERP system within BaaN.

Drafted, developed, negotiated, and executed large purchase orders and purchasing agreements.

Developed and launched robust procurement strategies to effectively optimize leverage, mitigate risk, and slash costs.

Sought out, identified, and sourced new and existing products with strategic vendors/partners.

Utilized extensive domestic and international sourcing capabilities, employing the Kearney 7-step process.

Successfully maximized and increased inventory turns through thorough analysis.

Reviewed, evaluated, and analyzed supplier base in accordance with devised vendor scorecards using Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), such as OTD and QR.

Identified and addressed operational inefficiencies within supply chain, developing and launching robust action plans to remedy underperforming operations.

UNITED TECHNOLOGIES – UTC AEROSPACE SYSTEMS, Independence, OH 2007 – 2014

Buyer & Planner

Employed extensive supply chain expertise while consistently adhering to military and DFAR guidelines.

Successfully managed a $25 M annual Direct spend on military spares unit.

Secured supply needs from 450+ vendors, negotiating and executing purchase orders/purchasing agreements.

MILLENNIUM TRANSIT SERVICES LLC, Roswell, NM 2006

Sourcing Analyst

Oversaw and managed a $14 M annual spend on major structural metals, consisting of 650 SKUs.

Planned and facilitated continuous process improvement endeavors utilizing Lean Manufacturing methodologies.

AMAC ENTERPRISES, INC., Parma, OH 2004 - 2005

Purchasing Agent

Adhered to strict QS9000 compliance while managing and coordinating a $9 M annual spend on commodity and specialty chemicals.

Additional professional experience as a Purchasing Agent & Materials Laboratory Technician

Education & Credentials

MBA, Indiana Wesleyan University

BA, English, University of Akron

ERP Systems Used: AOM, AS400, BaaN, Costpoint, Impreza, Oracle, Prophet 21, Sage, SAP, Syspro, QAD

Institute for Supply Management: Certified Purchasing Manager



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