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Brad K.

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Company: Austin Industries
Industry: Building Materials
  • United States, Texas, Plano
  • Overview

    I am an experienced and accomplished supply chain professional with over five years experience, looking to leverage my background in sourcing and procurement, demand planning, inventory management, and logistics distribution. Along with my skill set, I have always been interested in business development and marketing, and utilizing these skills to harness organizational growth. Currently I oversee all supply chain related activity for a construction material firm. I have incorporated new supply chain methodology into our demand planning tasks, manage all supplier relations, and estimate the cost of raw material for future projects. This role has allowed me the opportunity to provide market and data analysis for new plant expansion projects, allowing our organization to expand their footprint and market share


Total Work Experience :

8 Year(s)

Experience as a freelancer :

1 Year(s)

Total Experience in Procurement :

5 Year(s)

Languages with Professional working proficiency level :


Countries i can cover :

United States

Relevant Procurement Functional Skill/Categories
Supplier Development Engineering (SDE)/Supplier Quality Engineering (SQE) 3 year(s)
Financial Instruments, Products, Contracts and Agreements
Mining and oil and gas services
Personal and Domestic Services

Sourcing/Category Management 4 year(s)
Mining and oil and gas services
Land and Buildings and Structures and Thoroughfares
Manufacturing Components and Supplies
Food Beverage and Tobacco Products
  • Bachelor of Arts 2008-08-01 to 2012-05-01

    Southern Methodist University

Professional certifications :Logistics and Material Management
Past Experiences
  • Austin Industries | Building Materials

    2018-11-01 - Today

    Procurement and Estimating Associate

    - Develop and manage the Request for Proposals (RFPs) process for new plant components ranging from $25,000 - $1.8MM. - Maintain fundamental relationships with key suppliers, through active communication and providing them with accurate forecasts of plant production. - Perform in-depth market analysis for proposed Hot Mix Asphalt Concrete (HMAC) plants within the Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) metro, providing the executive leadership team a capital expenditure request of $6.5 million detailing the analysis. - Develop all tools and procedures for supply forecasting and demand planning with key aggregate and oil suppliers.

  • Blue Roads Solutions | Oil & Energy

    2018-01-01 To 2018-10-01

    Supply Chain Manager

    - Forecast liquid Natural Gas (LNG) demand for over 20 aggregate mineral accounts through utilization of historical data and production backlog. - Manage all of the logistics and customer service-related functions while the business experienced a growth rate of 300%. - Collaborated with the Chief Operations Officer (COO), in developing financial and operational tools, that increased efficiency by over 30% and provides customers with accurate production data. - Develop Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Request for Information (RFIs), for new and existing projects, to determine primary supply and carrier source.

  • 153 Pantry Series | Food & Beverages

    2016-08-01 To 2017-12-01

    Supply Chain Manager

    - Create and implement all supply chain related activities for a Dallas based start-up including, but not limited to, inventory tracking software, sales reporting, supplier sourcing, and KPI development. - Work with the ownership team to review financials, service complaints, asset management, operational setbacks, and weekly achievement goals. - Outsource software development needs to third party contractors, frequently collaborating with them regarding project milestones and achievements.

  • PepsiCo | Food & Beverages

    2015-07-01 To 2016-08-01

    Operations Manager

    - Managed the daily shipping and receiving of over 30,000 cases of PepsiCo food snacks while leading a team of 60 warehouse associates. - Worked directly with the sales leadership team to ensure orders and urgent requests on time to achieve a success rate of over 95%. - Responsible for reporting weekly key performance indicators (KPI), such as labor cost savings, service opportunities, and inventory to senior management.

  • PepsiCo | Food & Beverages

    2014-02-01 To 2015-07-01

    Supply Chain Coordinator

    - Supported the integration of Geographic Enterprise Solution (GES) facilities through transportation optimization strategy - Collaborated with team members and manufacturing plants to provide recommendations and improvements surrounding GES transportation. - Analyzed transportation patterns and provided insight to the traffic team pertaining to logistics cost savings.

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