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Alberto S.

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Industry: Logistics and Supply Chain
  • United States, Florida, Lutz
  • Overview

    My experience includes negotiating, scheduling, purchasing, bidding, reviewing of material and service requirements to be used for production, distribution and contracts within many industries like plastics processing machinery, hypochlorination, desalination, waste water treatment, electronics, building products, cooling towers, military projects, construction, chemical products, packaging, motor manufacturing and facility building. Handled requirements up to $10mil. Utilize drawing, spec, SOW and other contract information to bid, place and schedule orders.

Highlights

Total Work Experience :

34 Year(s)


Experience as a freelancer :

2 Year(s)


Total Experience in Procurement :

25 Year(s)


Languages with Professional working proficiency level :

English - Spanish

Countries i can cover :

United States

Relevant Procurement Functional Skill/Categories
Quality Audit/Assurance 10 year(s)
Nonresidential building construction services
Manufacturing support services
Manufacture of electrical goods and precision instruments
Machining and processing services
Construction and maintenance support equipment
Extrusions
Machined castings
Hardware
Bearings and bushings and wheels and gears
Packings glands boots and covers
Adhesives and sealants
Paints and primers and finishes
Pneumatic and hydraulic and electric control systems
Housings and cabinets and casings
Machine made parts
Stampings and sheet components
Machined extrusions
Fabricated structural assemblies
Fabricated sheet assemblies
Fabricated plate assemblies
Magnets and magnetic materials
Machinings
Gaskets
Rubber on metal or plastic molded seal
Printed circuits and integrated circuits and microassemblies
Radio frequency RF filters
Discrete semiconductor devices
Passive discrete components
Ceramic fixed capacitor
Electronic hardware and component parts and accessories
Lamps and lightbulbs and lamp components
Electrical equipment and components and supplies
Electrical wire management devices and accessories and supplies
Office machines and their supplies and accessories
Office and desk accessories
Office supplies
Service Industry Machinery and Equipment and Supplies

Sourcing/Category Management 20 year(s)
Building and facility maintenance and repair services
Nonresidential building construction services
Plastic and chemical industries
Construction and maintenance support equipment
Structural materials
Manufacturing Components and Supplies
Machined castings
Hardware
Bearings and bushings and wheels and gears
Packings glands boots and covers
Adhesives and sealants
Paints and primers and finishes
Machine made parts
Stampings and sheet components
Fabricated structural assemblies
Fabricated sheet assemblies
Fabricated plate assemblies
Magnets and magnetic materials
Machinings
Gaskets
Lamps and lightbulbs and lamp components
Lighting Fixtures and Accessories
Electrical equipment and components and supplies
Electrical metallic tubing EMT
Measuring and observing and testing instruments
Information Technology Broadcasting and Telecommunications
Education
    Certifications
    Professional certifications :OSHA 10 Hour, Karrass Negotiating Level 1.
    Past Experiences
    • Theochem Laboratories | Chemicals

      2018-08-01 To

      Sr. Buyer/Planner

      Review MRP/ERP requirements with Master Scheduler for Production, using Timberline ERP System, and Negotiate and Schedule orders based on lead time, turns and capacity. Vendor and Inventory Management , Expediting, Shipment Logistics, Chemicals, Packaging, Components, Labels, Equipment Repair materials. Manage inventory planning for all components, packaging and equipment necessary for the production of products sold. Communicate with Key Suppliers to assure availability of products. Source many components and review market conditions in order to maximize purchasing efforts. Determine best methods for purchasing of materials or services based on requirements, lead time and cost. Utilize reports created internally and from suppliers in order to work towards a good level of understanding for suppliers ability to deliver a quality product on time. Worked on relationships and communication with suppliers minimizing quality and delivery issues. Report to management and production on all issues as well as the potential impact. Evaluate and improve on existing and or incomplete methods and/or policies. Work & report on cost savings initiatives & meeting budgetary requirements. Provide report for cost reduction to management. Recommend changes in products used saving on cost and mitigating delivery issues.

    • Speedling, Inc | Farming

      2016-06-01 To 2018-07-01

      Buyer/Planner

      Review requirements for orders/projects in Agricultural and Horticultural industry. Utilize MAS 500 SAGE MRP System. Materials cost savings average of 8.25% on average. Negotiate orders based on the quantity, quality and delivery details. Manage information details, cost control and assure that suppliers meet the needs of the company. Research materials and/or services needed and obtain quotes for review with internal customers and/or management. Sourced new supplier yielding 18% reduction on production materials. Create and review reports to inform others of meeting company goals and to inform and discuss with suppliers for best performance. Reduced key suppliers and improved delivery lead times. Evaluate inventory to assure availability and use of materials as part of Lean Program. Worked on inventory turn improvement from 4 to 3 per month within first 6 months.


    • Motor Magnetics | Aviation & Aerospace

      2015-04-01 To 2016-06-01

      Purchasing Specialist/Buyer Planner (Aerospace).

      Review requirement details with planning and inventory report details from MRP for best vendor performance. Vendors improved deliveries from 4 weeks to 2 weeks. Create RFQ's and RFI's to determine best overall situation including terms and conditions. Found vendors that were easier to manage and can meet all criteria. Assist departments with issues and problem resolution. Convinced vendor to ship materials ahead of time with negotiated payment schedule which allowed quicker receipt and shipment of orders. Discuss schedule and payment terms in best interest of contract for commercial and military requirements. Handle machined parts, stampings and castings. Various items including electrical, electronics, hardware, components, metals, bearings, laminations, motor shafts, thermal protectors and many other motor components.


    • Raymond James Financial | Financial Services

      2014-06-01 To 2015-04-01

      Purchasing Specialist

      Review files in MS SharePoint online intranet system to cleanup excessive and unneeded documents to be deleted. Met criteria for completing tasks as needed. Update and maintain data for vendor contracts. Research vendors to assure accurate and up to date information is available and per contract agreement. Work with contract management to archive or terminate agreements in a timely manner. Assure approvals and risk assessments are complete and filed accordingly.


    • Manatee County Purchasing | Government Administration

      2014-02-01 To 2014-04-01

      Purchasing Contractor

      Handle bid requirements, interview vendors, submit RFQ's, review bids, make award for project requirements. Post information in County website. Review SOW. Source or review vendors and contact to discuss new requirements. Set up formal meetings with vendors, receive bids, work with evaluation committee to review information. Utilize Public System to post RFP's. Create, send and input RFP information. Document all communication relevant to project, review and manage bids, discuss information with appointed team members from requesting department. Review final vendors evaluation and negotiate cost. Open public bids, Award bid to successful vendor(s). Manage requirements over life of orders and/or contracts, update and/or renew orders and/or contracts up as required or repeat process with existing and new sources. Handle issues. Complete PO documents and agreements, work with department for upload of details onto public systems. Manage orders and vendors to assure compliance to all requirements.


    • NC Lube Engineering | Oil & Energy

      2012-06-01 To 2013-10-01

      Sr. Purchasing Agent

      Handle all bids and contracts for new Oil Re-Refining facility. Redline contracts, negotiate all requirements, assure all documents are submitted and signed, review drawings with engineering and make sure any exceptions are agreed and signed. Submit RFQ's and evaluate bids. Review Contracts & Negotiate Price, Lead Time, Terms & Conditions. Negotiated pump requirement yielding 10% cost reduction. Work on approvals with management, engineers and project managers. Negotiated materials deal with suppliers meeting pricing requirements and improving lead time for schedule. Items include pumps, valves, electrical equipment and materials, tanks and hardware. Other purchasing functions: ordering, scheduling, sourcing, assisting with technical review and expediting of documents and deliveries. Managed time schedules and issued milestone schedules. Meet with vendors to discuss project requirements. Manage evaluations of potential and existing vendors. Provided support to PM's to meet deadlines. Handle issue resolutions with vendors with consistent follow up and confirmations. Always stayed on top of problems assuring that vendors replied while mitigating lost time, money and efforts.


    • Theochem Laboratories | Chemicals

      2007-05-01 To 2012-06-01

      Sr. Buyer

      Review MRP/ERP requirements with Master Scheduler for Production, using Timberline ERP System, and Negotiate and Schedule orders based on lead time, turns and capacity. Vendor and Inventory Management , Expediting, Shipment Logistics, Chemicals, Packaging, Components, Labels, Equipment Repair materials. Manage inventory planning for all components, packaging and equipment necessary for the production of products sold. Communicate with Key Suppliers to assure availability of products. Source many components and review market conditions in order to maximize purchasing efforts. Determine best methods for purchasing of materials or services based on requirements, lead time and cost. Utilize milestone reports created internally and from suppliers in order to work towards a good level of understanding for suppliers ability to deliver a quality product on time. Manage suppliers as part of Supplier Evaluation process. Worked on relationships and communication with suppliers minimizing quality and delivery issues. Report to management and production on all issues as well as the potential impact. Evaluate and improve on existing and or incomplete methods and/or policies. Work & report on cost savings initiatives & meeting budgetary requirements. Provided Monthly cost performance report to Supply Chain Manager with 6.5% saved through product consolidation.


    • Kearney Construction | Construction

      2006-02-01 To 2007-05-01

      Sr. Purchasing Agent

      Handle Negotiations, Vendor and Inventory Management for Land Development Materials. Improved on delivery, location details, missing items, cost and excess materials sales. Handled all material purchases and scheduling for Land Development Co including Storm and Sanitary Structures and Utility Materials as well as Reinforced Concrete Pipe. Processed RFQs for large projects and evaluate details as part of team for award of order. Average cost was under budget on projects. Create bid documents and review with PM for negotiating and award. Create and maintain PO and system data. Handled receipts paperwork and all invoicing issues. Contacted suppliers to ensure timeliness and accuracy of deliveries to job sites. Managed offsite inventory personnel to assure actual items, quantity and quality of products for deliveries being made. Created reports for items including location for easy access. Prepared and provide multiple reports to management for material deliveries, material usage and use of stock left over from previous projects.


    • Custom Manufacturing and Engineering | Defense & Space

      2005-01-01 To 2006-02-01

      Buyer II

      Review engineering drawings, discuss with vendors, create bid documents and send RFQ's, review bids and completion bid tabulations, negotiate cost and lead times, assure vendor's ability to meet all requirements and/or discuss any exceptions with engineering and place orders anr/or contracts. Assure on time delivery. Report to management team on open issues, any changes in cost or schedule and delivery dates.


    • MarinoWare Industries | Building Materials

      2000-06-01 To 2004-08-01

      Purchasing Manager

      Manage all facility requirements including machines forklifts Production Equipment, Truck Scales, Inventory of Steel Coils, Handle all problems and repairs, negotiate costs, manage and assure completion of all projects, manage all supplies and implement new ERP system.


    • Synergy Microwave | Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

      1997-04-01 To 2000-06-01

      Purchasing Manager

      Review contracts, inventory management, negotiate yearly requirements, improve turns, manage material schedules, work with R&D on new projects, manage vendors, manage and audit ISO requirements. Manage personnel and assure tasks completed on time.


    • Electrocatalytic (Now Evoqua) | Oil & Energy

      1989-06-01 To 1997-04-01

      Sr. Buyer/Planner

      Review MRP system, plan required materials to be purchased, submit RFQ's with drawings and specifications, review bids, negotiate costs and leadtimes, create milestones schedules, expedite, award orders and/or contracts.


    • Foremost Machine Builders | Plastics

      1984-04-01 To 1989-06-01

      Sr. Buyer/Expeditor

      Review KanBan system, determine material needs, negotiate prices, review lead times, place orders, manage suppliers and expedite orders.


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