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Materials /Purchasing/Inventory

Center Line, MI, 48088
August 20, 2012

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Allan G Busch

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Objective To capitalize on my twenty-five plus years of Operational, Quality and Purchasing Management skills

and expertise within the automotive manufacturing environment…a position where experience,

initiative and a commitment to a quality performance can contribute to the achievement of company


My strengths include a proven record of meeting / exceeding production releases / deadlines,

eliminating unnecessary overhead costs while shipping quality product on time to the customer .

Attained thru outstanding written and verbal communication skills, quality logical decision making

abilities, proven reliable team player/coaching skills within a union atmosphere, while adapting to

the ongoing changing business situations, and the ability to grow new and current business and

the talent to consistently implement new procedures and techniques to achieve desired goals.

Experience 2005-2012 FLEXNGATE Warren, MI

Material Planning / Purchasing Buyer

• Responsible for pulling in and analyzing customer (Ford, GM, Chrysler)

releases via EDI and the subsequent commitment for fulfillment

• Responsible for maintaining / issuing releases using MRP for critical parts, resins, fasteners and expendable packaging to meet customer requirements

• Responsible for updating production boards / production floor documents using Excel spreadsheets to reflect customer requirements and due dates

• Responsible for coordinating / dispatching trucks for purposes of the pickup and delivery to customer on time

• Responsible for reviewing all inventory items via exceptions reports weekly and completing cycle counts for all suspect items when necessary

• Responsible for all manual production reporting

• Instrumental in conduction all quarterly physical inventories

• Responsible for all MRO purchasing and issuance of corresponding PO’s

• Involved in supplier Market Tests, RFQ’s, and negotiation

• Shipper entry for purchased received products

• Responsible for maintaining four facilities in regards to housekeeping, landscaping, and snow removal and associated periodic / ongoing follow up with same

• Facilitator in all re-cycling activity involving steel, plastic and corrugated

• Versed in CMS/AS400


Operations / Production Planning / Materials Manager (2004-2005)

Materials / Production Planning Manager (1993-2003)

Operations Manager (1991-1993)

Quality Assurance Manager (1987-1991)

Quality Assurance Inspector (1986-1987)

Centerless Grinder / Dual Roll Straightener / Cold Shear Operator (1984-86)

• Total customer service communication while maintaining a twenty plus customer / supplier base including Ford, Visteon, Delphi, Haldex, Mac Steel, Stelco Steel, and Republic Engineered products

• Responsible for scheduling “JIT” production for 5 departments

• Responsible for all MRO purchasing

• Responsible for all inbound trucks and verification and corresponding storage and product identification

• Responsible for all outbound trucks, including proper staging of loads and corresponding generation of Bills of Ladings and proper ASNI bar coded tagging and the transmitting of the ASN (via EDI) to the end user

• Responsible for preventative maintenance program on two (2) 15 ton Hyster 300 Hilos and corresponding direction to a 4 employee department

• Attended regular staff meetings with Department Heads for purposes of brainstorming workable project management solutions for ongoing Production Scheduling, Quality issues and Cost center shortfalls

• Reduced unnecessary overhead and improved overall production thru-put resulting in a positive GP operating position

• Maintaining a FIFO inventory tracking system of grater than 5 million pounds of inventory

• Responsible to all customers to complete physical inventories upon their request

• Manage / direct 75 union employees within 5 departments in the fulfillment of their job responsibilities

• Responsible for monitoring plantwide safety for 75 union employees, and corresponding interaction and annual audits with MIOSHA

• Authored original Quality Manual (pre QS9000)

• Established Quality Department directing 6 employees on three shifts

• Developed Quality SOP for all departments to assure consistent adherence to customer specifications

• Purchased all measuring equipment for the entire facility (ie. micrometers, calipers, profilometers)

• Involved in completion of gage GR and R studies

• Conducted customer quality audits pre QS9000

• Supported Quality group and co-authored segments of current certified Quality Manual (QS9000)

• Supported Quality group with the certification process and follow up (recognizance) audits (QS9000)

• Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook

Education * May 1982 Macomb Community College Warren, MI

A.A.S. – Accounting

* May 1983 Walsh College of Acc. & Bus. Admin. Troy, MI

* May 1991 Macomb Community College Warren, MI

A.A.S. – Metrology and Calibration Technology

* October 1995 Michigan Department of Environmental Qualiity

Certification – Storm Water Management

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