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RssProcurement/Logistics Specialist

To obtain employment which effectively utilizes my management skills, work experience, and versatility.

Purchasing Agent

Ridgeland, SC

About Me

Industry:

Manufacturing & Production

Occupation:

Purchasing Agent
 

Education level:

Associate

Will Relocate:

Yes

Location:

Ridgeland, SC

Work Experiences

10/2008 - Present

(private)

Individual Contributor

  • Personally investigated, tracked, and located numerous missing parts with value in excess of $150,000.00. Monitored inventory transactions consisting of parts for over 15 aircraft and general stock worth over $12.5 million of on-shelf items at any given time. Monitored performance conducted by other departments and corrected deficiencies caused by planning, purchasing, shipping and receiving, and stockroom personnel. Balanced individual aircraft inventories worth between $2.5 and $5 million, ensuring proper parts distribution and parts allocation. Checked and balanced parts and service receipts versus project cost to balance individual aircraft budgets. Proficient in reading blueprints.

1/2006 - 10/2008

US Navy - MCAS Beaufort

Manager

  • As government purchasing agent, constructed purchasing documents while ensuring sufficient funding, and finding sources of supply which meet the government criteria for various work sections on the Air Station. Established and negotiated with numerous suppliers in order to improve upon estimated shipping and delivery dates and obtain the best price possible to meet the necessary requirements of purchasing requests, resulting in the best value for the government. Meticulously screened all purchase requests and orders prior to completing purchases in order to ensure accordance with federal guidelines and policies. Implemented strict budgetary control over operational funding which totaled nearly $50,000 and $75,000 in Food Production Service equipment during FY06, resulting in 100% expenditures and equipment material condition. Provided administrative support, such as travel orders, pay and personnel matters, etc. throughout the department in support of over 110 military and civilian personnel. Created the Navy Training Program, ensuring that all training was performed in a manner that stimulated growth and advancement and was beneficial to both peers and subordinates. Effectively supervised and motivated 13 team members.

12/2001 - 1/2006

US Navy - USS Hawes

Manager

  • Interacted with various departments onboard the unit such as Engineering, Combat Systems, Operations, and Medical in order to requisition parts and services to meet requirements essential to mission accomplishment. As the Depot Level Repairable parts manager, made over 100 repairable item turn-ins, saving HAWES over $145,000, while maintaining 100% inventory of 702 line items totaling over $7.2 million. Implemented the Quality Deficiency/Supply Discrepancy Reporting Program and Shelf-Life Program for the entire shipboard repairable and consumable line item inventory. Once qualified by the Naval Occupational Safety and Health as Hazardous Material manager, ensured all safety measures were adhered to and that proper processing and handling of HAZMAT was complied with while responsible for the grooming of HAZMAT stowage and off-load, transfer, and minimization of over 70 line items. Maintained the Personnel Qualification Standards program, keeping Supply Department 100% qualified, as well as playing a key role in 8 personnel becoming “Surface Warfare Specialist” qualified. In addition to primary duties, assumed responsibilities as Custodian of Postal Effects for USS HAWES after two weeks of on-the-job training prior to deployment, processing over 137,000 lbs. of mail, while maintaining 100% accuracy on all monthly audits. Effectively supervised and was responsible for 4 other personnel.

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