A challenging and rewarding position as a purchasing manager.
Summary of Achievements
• Negotiated reduced prices with vendors, resulting in $2M savings.
• Sourced products internationally.
• Worked with diverse populations, conversant in Spanish.
• Developed experience in a variety of purchasing activities.
Byron Technologies, Columbus, OH Purchasing Supervisor, 1997 - Present
Directed all plant purchasing functions.
Negotiated purchase orders for all production materials.
Developed purchasing agreements and contracts.
Orchestrated plant-wide inventory planning meetings.
Giant Foods, Columbus, OH Purchasing Coordinator, 1992 - 1997
Supervised the activities of four buyers in food warehousing environment.
Negotiated pricing of annual purchases in excess of $20M,
Conducted staff training and evaluation.
Education & Training
Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
B.S., Business Administration, 1992