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Salary range: $50,000 to $70,000
Willing to relocate: Yes
Years of related job experience: 22
Highest degree earned: Bachelor of Science
Languages: English
Software: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Various customized programs
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Candidate Code: 475997


Meet a candidate with outstanding communication, customer service, and problem-solving skills. Some of his duties have included managing regional procurement operations in multiple cities, negotiating, administering and compliance of contracts, managing procurement, controlling inventory, administering budgets, implementing policies and procedures, and margin improvement. He has managed a department to nineteen straight months of customer fulfillment of 99.5% or higher with same day delivery. As an analyzer and proactive decision maker, he enjoys supervising, motivating, and developing staff in a fast paced just-in-time environment.


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Location: Birmingham, Al
Job title: Produce Program Specialist
Years and months employed: 2 Year(s) 1 Month(s)
Responsibilities: • Develop, negotiate and maintain contract pricing and service for a variety of contracts with multiple timeframe in multiple states. • Negotiate daily and contract pricing for produce and logistics to support contracts and improve weekly margin. Advised on additional add-on and fuel cost surcharges. • Monitor weekly inventory report for usage and margin. Address discrepancies for continuous customer satisfaction and indentify company miss ship and handling. • Monitor inventory levels and determine product needs. Place order and develop loads and arrange transportation. • Negotiate, dispatch and manage transportation for inbound produce loads out of California, Idaho and Florida. Handle loading and receiving scheduling and product availability problems.

Organization: Preformace Food Group
Location: Lebanon, Tn
Job title: Category Manager
Years and months employed: 2 Year(s)
Responsibilities: • Direct a category of products in the procurement and marketing as it relates to purchasing, sales and logistics for a foodservice company that delivers a six states area. • Negotiate contracts, markets and set weekly costing. • Supervise Buyers and Quality Assurance for the category (Fresh Produce, Dairy and Chicken) • Develop strategies to improve logistics for multiple locations, freight rate and inbound receiving. • To performs job responsibility with Customer Satisfaction first but balance with goals and budgets as set by

Organization: FreshPoint
Location: Austin, Tx
Job title: Southwest Regional Procurement Manager
Years and months employed: 14 Year(s) 10 Month(s)
Responsibilities: Responsible for all aspects of procurement, logistics, and inventory control. • Set quality standards, value points, and weekly prices. Monitor inventory for value and losses/gain. • Supervised, motivated, and evaluated 7 Buyers in multiple locations. • Negotiated and set-up seasonal contracts with numerous vendors. • Implemented “Just in Time” warehousing procedures via working with vendors and transportation companies to improve deliveries to support operation and customer expectation. • Negotiated truck rates, and coordinated dispatching and loading throughout the United States.


Institution Name: University of Tennessee at Martin
Location: Martin, Tn
Degree earned: Bachelor of Science
Major/Concentration: Animal Sciece and Science
Year Graduated: 1978


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