Rodney H

General - Near 89014



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a mid-level to management position where my unique blend of analytical, leadership, management, purchasing, process development, negotiating and communication skills can lead to a position with a progressive organization which and can add to positive contributions. Purchasing Work Experience Managed buying transactions for North American plants in a centralized purchasing department. Provided communication and direction as a liaison between plants, vendors, freight carriers and internal customers and end-users which includes business units and accounts payable, warehousing and docking areas. Provided leadership and make appropriate, quick and effective actions to update and correct pricing issues that conflict with purchase orders, invoices and requisitions. Resolved past due invoicing issues and opened requisitions and purchase orders. Execute and manage expedited requisitions from plants. Solicit request for quotes, source items and conduct bids. Created daily and weekly reports and provided information on internal trends. Created and supported internal processes and procedures for timeliness and to unsure customer satisfaction. Developed, enforced, trained and supported end-users on new processes and applications. Purchased for government military sites using Federal Acquisition and Department of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement under contract SP3300-11-C-0012 . Performed cost analysis to determine fair and reasonable pricing according to standards applicable to public law, SAM and consent packages. Obtained, developed and managed scopes of work with end users to create contracts, added terms and conditions to contracts. Maintained quotes, updated vendor blanket orders, contracts and spot orders. Negotiated pricing, managed corporate agreements, vendor data (safety rating & qualifications) and obtained saftey data sheets. Executed and managed requisition quality, altered purchase orders, extended and modify contracts. Maintained Sarbarnes-Oxley specifications. Scheduled repairs and managed routine service for fleet of vehicles. Managed and oversaw all purchasing transactions for the facility. Developed, implemented and managed requisition process company wide. Negotiated with vendors for goods and services for best price, service and quality in maintenance, facilities, dining, medical, administrative and housekeeping units. Managed, established, implemented and ensured compliance of purchasing policies. Developed new supply sources and managed existing vendor relationships. Examined and awarded bids. Established account/credit terms and delivery methods. Performed support for users in global purchasing network. Managed and assisted with creating vendor profiles, tax codes and department codes. Resolved critical technical and functional purchasing issues, including interfacing issues, units of measurement, currency conversion issues and internal approval flows. Purchasing Positions Buyer AECOM, NV Energy, Sand Corporations, Las Vegas, NV (3/14 to present) Corporate Buyer Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas, NV (4/12 to 2/14) Ariba System Analyst Accenture (Pfizer Pharmaceuticals), Collegeville, PA (8/10 to 10/11) Purchasing Agent Pennswood Village, Newtown, PA (6/08 to 8/10) Purchasing Associate On Board Consulting, (DuPont Chemicals) Wilmington, DE (6/07 to 6/08) Procurement Specialist ICG Commerce (Kraft Foods), King of Prussia, PA (2/06 to 5/07) Accomplishments * Saved over two million dollars in eight month period * Strengthened client, supplier and business unit relationships * Sourced new vendors who provided competitive pricing, quality and delivery standards * Established requisition process company wide * Enhanced "Green" initiative with recycled copier/printer toner program with vendor benefiting a homeless woman's shelter Rodney T. Houston 4375 E. Sunset Rd., #1211, Henderson, NV 89014 (702) 902-6233 E-mail "" "" Commodities Purchased Hazzardous materials, raw materials, equipment and services, IT, surveillance, audio/visual equipment, china/glass/silverware, gaming equipment, medical, food products, small ware kitchen items, maintenance/repair/operations (MRO), office equipment, building, medical supplies. Purchasing Related Applications Passport, Ariba Buyer 6.2, Deltek Costpoint, Stratton Warren, Solomon, Nexus, SAP R/3 MM, Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, Word, DART, Windows 2007, HP Service Center 6.2, Ultra Edit-32 Text Editor, Computron, Windows 2007, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Windows XP.





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