Senior Purchasing Executive
April 2013 — Present
Manage the day to day commercial issues between the business and supplier and measure performance.
Interviews and confers with vendors to obtain product or service information, such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
Work with suppliers to develop continuous improvement plans and metrics to monitor performance.
Negotiate lead-time constraints with suppliers to negate missed commitment dates.
Makes tactical buying decisions with respect to the placement and management of all purchases within assigned MRP portfolio to meet scheduled demand. This process encompasses order placement, rescheduling, expediting, cancellation of items, and/or receiving and invoice issue reconciliation and approval.
Assisting in the development of new processes to improve lead-time and reduce the inventory.
Applying lean manufacturing concepts to support projects for lean material flow.
Align correct quantity of required materials with scheduled due dates to ensure master production schedule is met.
Supporting and maintaining ISO quality programs.
Review all delivery issues and take appropriate corrective action to avoid schedule impact.
Responsible for managing all Obsolete, Inactive & Excess Inventory items.
Attend MRB meetings as scheduled to ensure that all the required materials will be delivered as it planned to be.
Accurately analyze the most critical issues and patterns, trend and root causes and draw astute conclusions from financial reports and analysis.