Managed all aspects of Purchasing, strategic planning, supplier selection, consolidation, qualification, sourcing, cost reduction and value analysis initiatives. In addition, flow of all raw materials: stainless, carbon steel, bronze, brass, aluminum, plastics. As well as Outsourced fabricated and machined parts, castings, domestic and off-shore electronic components, motors, drives, circuit breakers, PLC controls, and enclosures. Managed a supply base of over 250 with a spend of 7 million dollars. Initiated and managed a Kanban system for hardware, fittings and electrical components.
- Saved $27,500 through deeper negotiated discounts on targeted controls and 10-12% in key categories for two consecutive years. Eliminated most if not all published price increases.
- Negotiated a new Contract with UPS, resulting in a savings of $18,000-$22,350 yearly.
- Project Manager for a complete office renovation project that resulted in an $80,000 savings over the preferred bidder.