Senior Buyer (164098) Bachelors / Six Sigma / TQM Certified / ERP /Manufacturing / Relo all US

Purchasing is often an overlooked moneymaker!  A good Buyer is worth their weight in gold as they can save money on everything coming in the door!  We are excited to present a Purchasing Professional and Senior Buyer. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with extensive experience in purchasing (direct/indirect) from simple to complex.  She is also an experienced production planner and skilled with several ERP systems.

She has worked closely with engineering on technical purchases for machined parts, castings, forgings, tooling, and special equipment as per FAR / DFAR. She is Certified in Kaizen and TQM methods and is trained in Six Sigma. She is highly skilled in developing bids, negotiating pricing agreements, purchasing terms/conditions, and negotiating contracts. She has successfully accomplished this for aerospace manufacturing companies.  She is currently working on a contract but is very interested in finding a permanent role. Put her experience, skill sets, to work for your today and “KaChing” watch and watch your profits grow!  She is single and willing to relocate. Her relevant skills include:

 

Don’t miss out on talking with this Just picture bringing this enormous talent and skillset to your maintenance or production team! KaChing!!!  That is the sound of the cost savings and process improvements that you are going to see!  Call 724 814 3791 or email at bsweedar@mriomega.com right away

Senior Buyer (164098) Bachelors / Six Sigma / TQM Certified / ERP /Manufacturing / Relo all US

• Strong experience in sending out Quotes to various distributors or Manufacturers to try and getting the best price, quality, and delivery possible.

• Well versed in working in conjunction with engineering and quality to ensure appropriate decisions and negotiations are made to procure items as needed, QCD, developing and maintaining vendor partnerships while executing negotiation strategies
• Excellent experience in requesting for proposals, negotiating fixed price contracts, from start to finish for supply chain; negotiating contracts, evaluate and amended contracts, and administered contracts as well as negotiating with suppliers to resolve issues

 

• Constantly working on minimizing inventory investments.
• Performed spend analysis for the purpose of decreasing procurement costs.
• Purchased (direct/indirect) simple and complex machined parts, castings, forgings, tooling, and equipment as per FAR / DFAR.
• Requested for proposals, negotiated fixed price contracts, from start to finish for supply chain.
• Tracked my supplier’s metrics, and published the results
Successfully set up a Kanban system for internal use. Saving of 42%
• Responsible for final assembly for three programs, schedules and plan the supply of materials required.
• Liaison between shop Forman and customer to support group to assure customer requirements are met.
• Performed spend analysis for the purpose of decreasing procurement costs.
• Prepared bid packages, conducted bidders’ conferences, analyzed and evaluated proposals, negotiated subcontract provisions, selected and recommended subcontractors, wrote awards, and administers resulting subcontracts.
• Evaluated and amended contracts and administered contracts.
• Reviewed new contracts, cancel, and extended old contracts, when necessary, and types of contracts, unit price, cost plus, and fixed price.
• Successfully managed vendors for on time delivery
o Reviewed supplier processes to discover problems with on time deliveries.
o Qualified and set up accurate delivery times instead of what they thought we wanted to hear
o Set up special stocking programs with suppliers
o This improved delivery from 50% to 90 %.
Successfully set up a fix price contract for 3 years Kanban System for hardware for all five locations for all programs using FARS & DFARS.
• Successfully set up a Kanban system from start to finish and on schedule.
o This saved the company $350,000 on yearly spend.
• Led a team of 5
• Focused on improving pricing
o Set up long term agreements.
o Consolidated suppliers
     o Successfully saved the department 25 % in spending cost.

• Supporting Multiple Locations
Global Sourcing – England, China, Mexico, German, Philippines, and Korea
• Purchasing Engineered Items
• Working with Engineers for Technical Purchasing
• MRO Purchasing
• Bulk / Raw Material Purchasing – plastic, metals, chemicals
• Capital Equipment Purchasing
• ERP Systems- SAP, BANN, MFG PRO, ONBASE, VISIO, & ORACLE
• MRP Systems
• Rail Freight
• Ground Freight
• Air Freight
• Ocean Freight
• Implementing Lean into Purchasing / Warehousing
• Reducing Work in Progress Inventory WIP
• Cost Accounting
• Ensuring State / Federal Compliance
• Value Stream Mapping
• Forecasting Needs
• Performing Obsolescence Reviews
• Kaizen Events
• Running Kanban
• Using Six Sigma Methods
• Continuous Improvement
• Supply Chain Management
• Materials Management
• Switching Suppliers
• Supplier Development
• Life Cycle management
• Vendor Ranking
• Working Capital Goals
• Sarbanes Oxley
• FAR / DFAR

EDUCATION/TRAINING/SEMINARS:

• B.S. in Business Administration 
• Diploma in Finance and Insurance Management
• Six Sigma M.A.I.C. Training
• Contract Writing offered by NAPM.
Kaizen Certification at L-3 Communications- Training.
TQM Certification (Capstone Turbine Corp)