RAYMOND SCOTT, C.P.M.
*** ***** ********** ****** *********, IN 47369
**** ****** **** ** ****, OH 44224
Cell: 330-***-**** email@example.com
PURCHASING / SUPPLY CHAIN PROFESSIONAL
Versatile and resourceful Purchasing & Supply Chain Professional with extensive experience managing cost reduction programs, leveraging purchasing spend, rationalizing the supply base, and utilizing total cost of procurement. Solid background in controlling inventory, overseeing the supply chain, and handling global logistics. Able to see the big picture and focus on the important details. Capable of identifying issues and developing solutions to avoid major problems. Self-directed leader who can build, nurture and motivate high-performance teams. Combine sharp negotiating skills with contract management expertise to ensure business relationships flourish with clear understanding and communication. Committed to adding value and exceeding expectations through collaborative problem solving, disciplined decision-making, determination and persistence.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
• Project Management • Strategic Planning • Supplier Development
• Lean Manufacturing • Commodity Management • Value Analysis
• Global Sourcing • Inventory Control • Logistics
• E-Commerce • Cost Reduction Strategies • Managing by Objectives
• ERP Implementation • MRP / DRP / PRP • Team Building
• Negotiations • TS 16949 / ISO 9000 • Staff Development
Mantaline Corporation, Mantua, OH 2010- present
Manufacturer of automotive EPDM, silicone and neoprene weather seals.
Strategic Purchasing Manager / Consultant
Coordinated functions related to raw materials and component pricing, supplier sourcing and evaluation, and supplier development activities. Employed total cost approach to analyze value chains and mitigated commodity price variances.
Identified and implemented $1.5 million in raw material cost savings.
Conducted product trials and testing to specifications
Developed Supplier Performance and Development Process
Participated in existing and new product planning processes to ensure timely acquisition of material to meet PPAP and delivery requirements
Developed new products and economical sources of supply
Rowe Fine Furniture, Elliston, VA 2009-2010
Leading manufacturer of custom upholstery furniture including Rowe, Clayton Marcus and Robin Bruce brands.
Director of Supply Chain
Direct day-to-day procurement, tactical vendor relationships, contract negotiations, vendor scorecards and benchmarking, logistics, inventory control and performance reporting. Provide an uninterrupted flow of materials, supplies and services required for operations, maintain and improve product quality, establish and cultivate competent supplier relationships, set and measure standards for products and services procured at the lowest cost possible and minimize inventory investment and loss. Collaborate with cross-functional departments. Maintain low
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level of purchasing administrative costs through continuous improvements with new technology, software and electronic commerce solutions.
Identified and implemented $2 million in raw material cost savings.
Improved inventory turns from 6.8 to 13.2.
Participated in existing and new product planning processes to ensure timely acquisition of materials, improving profitability by 10%.
Deflecto Corporation, Fishers, IN 2008-2009
Manufacturer of plastic and metal components for office and hardware.
Director of Purchasing
Coordinated and managed all functions related to raw materials and component pricing, supplier sourcing and evaluation, and supplier development activities for global operations. Employed total cost approach to analyze value chains, performed make versus buy analysis, and mitigated commodity price variances. Served on Executive Committee and helped establish operating strategies in support of corporate objectives.
Negotiated purchase agreements on commodities (both domestic and overseas suppliers) to ensure the achievement of quality, delivery and total cost objectives.
Utilized strategic sourcing while mitigating risks associated with the cost and supply of materials.
Participated in existing and new product planning processes to ensure timely material acquisition.
Recruited, coached and developed staff; monitored and continually improved individual capabilities to optimize performance and improve efficiencies, processes, and reduce overall costs.
Created and implemented a purchasing strategy to minimize total cost of external procurement.
Identified qualified long-term global suppliers and cultivated win/win relationships.
Spearheaded development and maintenance of business processes to support all purchasing activities and ensure compliance with global activities.
Nishikawa Standard Company, Topeka, IN 2005-2008
Manufacturer of automotive weather seals.
Corporate Purchasing Manager
Provided hands-on leadership for critical purchasing functions. Trained and managed staff and worked closely on a daily basis with corporate executives, plant and department managers, and multi-disciplined teams to continually improve on-time deliveries while reducing overall costs. Conducted monthly meetings with executive and plant staff to review budget versus actual results.
Reorganized purchasing functions to leverage buying, reduce costs and improve responsiveness to manufacturing. Achieved first year annual savings of 5% on raw materials and MRO equaling $4.5 million.
Conceptualized and implemented procurement card program to save $1 million annually in administrative costs on low dollar indirect materials, travel and services.
Developed a Commodity Trend Report to track market updates on critical purchased materials used for strategic planning of commodity cost targets.
Ensured on-going compliance to TS16949 and APQP requirements.
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Patriot Paint Company, Portland, IN 2004-2005
Manufacturer of water and solvent based industrial coatings and paints.
Planned, organized, directed and supervised all operational activities. Oversaw all department functions including production, accounting, purchasing, quality control, maintenance, packaging, warehouse distribution, inventory, customer service and human resources.
Project managed installation of bulk resin tanks resulting in 10% cost reduction in purchases and $500K in annual cost savings.
Managed a project that increased production capacity by 50% through automation, resulting in $1 million in annual cost savings.
Identified $500K in raw material cost reductions; reduced on-hand inventory by 25%; improved profitability by 10%.
Micromatic Textron, Berne, IN 2000-2004
Manufacturer of special assembly machines for the automotive industry, rotary actuators, and honing tools.
Division Purchasing Manager
Directed staff training and management. Worked closely with corporate executives, department managers, and multi-disciplined teams on continuous improvement initiatives with an emphasis on vendor reductions, consignment or Vendor Managed Inventories (VMI) of materials, and significant inventory reductions to support a lean manufacturing process.
Converted purchasing into a Strategic Commodity Management environment to gain 10% annual savings.
Conceptualized and implemented electronic auctions into the existing sourcing process to win an average of 18% per auction over traditional sourcing methods.
Implemented P-cards for low-dollar, indirect material purchases reducing administrative costs by 50%.
Developed a Global Sourcing initiative that achieved 80% savings on targeted commodities.
Muncie Power Products, Muncie, IN 1997-2000
Manufacturer of power take off units and hydraulic systems for the commercial truck building industry.
Developed a purchasing staff to support manufacturing and distribution. Facilitated ERP system implementation to support all operations. Led a team to obtain ISO 9001 certification.
Negotiated stocking and supply agreements resulting in over $1 million in savings.
Amcast Automotive, Gas City, IN 1994-1997
Manufacturer of aluminum wheels for Ford, Chrysler, and GM.
Managed the Purchasing, Inventory Control, Shipping and Receiving departments for a new plant start-up. Built the purchasing department from the ground up and served as part of the corporate purchasing council.
Negotiated corporate agreements for transportation resulting in over $1 million of savings annually.
Established a tool crib with inventory control procedures resulting in 99% accuracy.
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University of Atlanta – Mobile, AL
Masters Business Administration
BA Business Administration
Additional Course Study:
Certified OSHA 10 Hour Course
Supervisory Skills - Ball State University, Muncie, IN
8-D Team Oriented Problem Solving
Principles of Successful Purchasing - Wright State, Dayton, OH
ISO/TS Auditing & Implementation Training
Computer Applications - International Business College, Ft. Wayne, IN
Effective Executive Presentations - AMA
Win-Win Negotiations • Team Building • Managing by Objectives
Health & Safety Management • Bargaining With Suppliers • Advanced Contract Writing
C.P.M., Certified Purchasing Manager - Institute of Supply Management (ISM)