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Manager Management

Location:
Eagan, MN, 55122
Salary:
$90,000 annually
Posted:
August 23, 2012

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JOHN H. PREDIGER

**** ******** ***

Eagan, MN ***22

651-***-**** Home

yyybgc@r.postjobfree.com E-mail

AREAS OF ACHIEVEMENT

u Purchasing & Materials Management u Operations Management

u Budgeting & Financial Accountability u Strategies to Improve Productivity & Profitability

u Turn Around Situations u Team Leadership and Development

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

ECOWATER SYSTEMS, Woodbury, MN. 2/2001-10/2010

Purchasing Manager

• Direct the purchasing process for $65,000,000 of materials and services.

• Reorganized and trained staff in the Woodbury plant.

• Resolved several complicated purchasing issues.

• Developed purchasing staff in the Ripley plant.

• Developed purchasing strategies that generated cost savings in 2001 of $1,925,000 and $1,420,000 in 2002.

• Identified cost savings projects totaling $2,107,376 for 2003.

• Identified cost savings totaling two million plus for 2004.

• $934,266 cost savings in 2005.

• $1,000,000 savings in 2006.

• $800,000 savings in 2007.

• $1,600,000 savings in 2008.

• Continued favorable PPV, cash terms and inventory reductions in 2009.

• Strong strategic supplier management.

• Supported reduced raw material inventory, improved turns, and supplier quality ppm from 2003 of 5551ppm to 1056 ppm in 2009.

• Involved in $10,000,000 plant expansion in Ripley MS.

• Developing a purchasing office in Shanghai China.

• Support on time shipping of 99.5%

NEWELL RUBBERMAID, Home Products Division, Wooster, OH. 7/1998-2/2001

Materials Manager-Goodyear Arizona 9/3/00 to 2/01

• Reorganized staff and established a $12,700,000 budget.

• Trained staff and developing cost saving programs.

• Reorganized a distribution center in total gridlock taking daily shipments from $150,00/day to $330,000/day.

• Saved $350,000/month for outside warehousing.

• Reduced 200 unloaded trailers to zero, saving $10,000 per month trailer detention charges.

• Improved customer services performance and saved the Fred Meyer account, a major customer.

• Negotiating $160,000 of detention and warehousing invoices down.

Materials Manager-Mogadore Ohio 7/15/99 to 9/3/00

• Transferred a $22 million per month Mogadore Distribution facility from third party management to Newell Rubbermaid management.

• Member of the team to redefine the Mogadore distribution strategy.

• Developed a zero based $11.7 million budget, which generated a $2.8 million cost savings from the previous budget.

• Hired 160 distribution personnel, and 41 office and supervision, a reduction of 53 positions.

• Developed a $30 million per month shipping operation.

• Developed a PIC group to material manage a $15.4 million injection molding facility and installed JIT and Kan Ban .

• Implemented a Newell warehouse management system and redesign of the facility layout to support the distribution strategy.

• Reduced 300 unloading trailers to zero, saving $20,000 per month trailer holding charges.

ANCHOR PLASTICS/NEWELL COMPANY, Saint Paul, MN 7/1986-/1998

Purchasing Manager

• Direct the purchasing process for $45mm of goods and services annually.

• Supervise buying/planning team members at senior and entry levels.

• Research, identify and interview potential suppliers/contractors capable of meeting

production specifications, cost guidelines, diverse value added services, and deadlines.

• Maintain effective relationships with suppliers, vendors, contractors, etc.

• Chair of Corporate Resin Purchase Committee for Newell Companies. (Annual purchases

exceed 93mm pounds of plastic).

• Maintain awareness of technological advances in materials, manufacturing processes,

machinery, related services, capital equipment and effective substitutes.

• Establish and continually monitor effective inventory levels.

• Developed and managed Corporate Purchasing groups (annual expenditures $2.5mm)

for plastic resin and packaging departments.

• Assisted in the establishment and implementation of purchasing guidelines companywide.

• Negotiated resins contracts resulting in several annual savings in excess of $1mm each.

• Turned around extrusion & thermo-forming plant; achieved profitability within first year.

EZ PAINTR/NEWELL COMPANY, Milwaukee, WI 1972-1986

Director of Purchasing

Purchasing Manager

Plant Manager

Superintendent

EDUCATION

CARDINAL STRITCH UNIVERSITY, Milwaukee, WI 1986

Bachelor of Science degree in Management

COMPUTER SKILLS

n Microsoft Word

n Excel

n American Software Materials Management (ASI)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

u American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)



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