Warren W

Purchasing Agent - 10 Years of Experience - Near 28590


Purchasing Agent


Winterville, NC

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Purchasing & Planner-Parts Stockroom Supervisor II - Ann's House of Nuts Inc. (Aug. 2012 - Present) * Issue Purchase Orders for Plant MRO and Consumable needs - Total Budget $3.0M * Request Multiple Bid/Quotes prior to Issuing PO's to confirm competitive pricing * Reduced Pricing discrepancies by 95% * Issue Daily PO-Receipts Report to Departmental Managers for tracking Monthly Budgets * Cost Savings totally $1.9M in 4 years - 2013-$392,918 2014-$505,208 2015-$532,388 2016-$562,775 * Consistently maintaining a 98% accuracy in Stockroom Inventory & Cycle Counting Assist AP/AR with any Invoice issues as well as Month End duties and Quarterly Audits * Developed & Provided Training to the Parts Stockroom Clerks on Receiving/Inventory Control * Provide Safety/Good House Keeping Training monthly for the Parts Stockroom Clerks & Maintenance Staff Supervise Stockroom/Receiving Department with shipments receiving and inventory duties Negotiated contracts pricing terms lead times and freight agreements with preferred vendors/suppliers * Assign Work Orders & monitor PM's for Maintenance Department (s) based off of Production/Plant Schedule Marine Buyer/Firearms/Hardlines Merchandising Asst. - Overton's/Gander Direct Marketing Services LLC. (April 2007- Dec. 2011) * Control inventory and negotiate pricing terms and freight quotes Run and analyze sales inventory and price comparisons to be distributed to managers * Controlled and maintained inventory levels of all firearm products * Assembled and edited all product material including photographs and pertinent details for catalog and retail advertisements * Managed a staff of 5 and the entire logistical process of receiving inspecting and shipping firearms * Initiate inventory transfers from retail stores throughout the country to local warehouse * Assist purchasing agents with the procurement of merchandise by communicating directly with product vendors * Construct and proof catalog pages for assigned products.