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Resume for Douglas S. for Purchasing / Procurement / Energy & Utilities in England, Arkansas

Occupation: Purchasing / Procurement Industry: Energy & Utilities
Country: United States City: England
State: Arkansas ZIP: 72046

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Mound View Drive, England, AR.  
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Supply Chain Management, Materials Management, Purchasing Management 

A  BBA Sr. Manager/Director of Supply Chain Management with more than years experience developing and implementing corporate supply chain initiatives for manufacturing and energy industries with sales from $M to $B. I am a materials focusdriven leader able to successfully orchestrate complex relationships and work environments, fueling greater partner loyalty and fewer channel conflicts using superior management skills like: 

* Process Development/Improvement * International Operations * Global Contract Management
* High Volume Manufacturing * Lean Manufacturing * Inventory Efficiency Improvement
* MultiSite Materials Management * Supply Chain Optimization * Capital Project Procurement
* Supplier Qualification * Make/Buy Analysis * Material Process Flow Design
* New Product Introduction * Performance Metrics * Procure to Pay



Assist the companies in the supply chain efforts for various utility projects within New England and Maryland.  Improve vendor selection and monitoring; negotiate subcontractors and supplier contracts to minimize project spend; document policies and processes to improve supply chain methodology for the projects; train and mentor others on supply chain process; assist customer meeting budgetary numbers and schedules; ordering material on customers ERP system; work with project managers on material issues and delivery; served as supply chain representative on new project startup teams; and maintain the supplier performance matrix.   


Sr. Buyer – Constellation Energy/Baltimore, MD

// – present

New Energy Alliance, LLC

Supply Chain Manager – National Grid US/New England

// – //


Perfect Antennas, North Little Rock, AR

$M Satellite TV Distributor/Manufacture Coaxial Cable 

Senior Vice President – Supply Chain  / / 

Responsible for purchasing, inventory control, inbound logistics, and replenishing the distribution centers with container loads of coaxial cable and hardware from China.  I was also responsible for logistics of all customer drop shipments to North America, Canada, and Latin America.  I was able to achieve:  

  • Restructure department responsibilities to improve delivery times on items being purchased in China by days.
  • Developed first company wide forecast for suppliers in China to reduce manufacturing lead time and cost by % or $K.
  • Reduced staff by % by improving department efficiencies.

    LM Glasfiber, Inc. Grand Forks, ND, Little Rock, AR

    $.B Global Blade Manufacturer f/Wind Turbine Industry 

    Senior Materials/Logistic Manager  / / 

    Responsible for the divisions' purchasing, S&OP process, manufacturing scheduling, inventory control, warehousing, logistics, yard blade storage, production support, and shipping & receiving.  Business Unit consisted of a team of one manager, four direct supervisors, seven team leads, and forty two indirect working four shifts.  Senior Manager for the new plant startup in Little Rock, Arkansas and purchased plus approved all capital equipment for the project.  Achievements include: 

  • Reduced office overhead cost by $K or %.
  • Worked with Engineers on Lean Project to get hoses used on the mold precut to save time and waste by %.
  • Reduced manufacturing consumable spend by % which was a reduction in $K per year.
  • Redesign warehouse layout and material process flow to conform to OSHA regulations and S standards.
  • Work Lean Project to designed material and stocking location mapping for faster picking items for production
  • Increase stocking levels with suppliers at their location which minimized LM’s inventory holding cost by $M.
  • Vital team member in setting up Global MRP/ERP system utilizing Corporate Axapta software.
  • Laid out warehouse at secondary location to handle materials for two plants, saving $.M out of project budget. 

    Washington Gas, Springfield, VA

    $.B Gas Utility Company  

    Senior Procurement Manager, Direct Sourcing / – / 

    Manager of Direct Sourcing for a Gas Utility that services the Washington, DC area, Maryland, and Northern Virginia.  I had three direct, which two were supervisors, and eleven nondirects union members.  Managed corporate purchasing of materials for inventory and capital projects, warehousing, and inventory control, hauling, and receiving.   A senior member of all project team and signed off on all capital project.  The goals achieved were: 

  • Restructured reorder points and reorder quantity to minimize inventory levels and increase terns %.
  • Negotiated with pipe supplier to hold inventory and reduced inventory cost by $K per year.
  • Renegotiation with suppliers for stocking programs and sourced additional suppliers to increase competition reducing spend by $.M per year.
  • Worked with internal and external auditors with SOX compliance improvement measures.
  • A vital member of the core team in upgrading present PeopleSoft on materials control processes MRP.

    Analog Devices, Inc., Greensboro, NC

    $.B Global MicroChip/MultiChip Manufacturer

    Senior Materials Manager  / – / 

    Senior Manager responsible for all plants purchasing, S&OP process, manufacturing scheduling, warehouse, inventory control, incoming inspection, customer service, logistics, and shipping & receiving. Control all material activity for three different strategies with all being built by subcontractors in Asia and UK. The department consisted of three supervisors, twentyfour nonexempt employees and nine exempt employees.

  • Worked with engineers on new product design of multichip products for the military and aerospace industries.
  • Improved on time delivery to customer from % to %.
  • Maintained a % accuracy of Sales Projections for monthly revenue over the past four years.
  • Leader in the transferring responsibility of a Division in Norwood, MA ICI, IOS, DAP to Greensboro, NC and Philippines. 
  • Successfully implemented MRP/Purchasing modules within company SAP system. 
  • Developed planning and purchasing strategies for subcontractors in the US, Philippians, Taiwan and UK. Reduced cost by $K.
  • Negotiated and visited Asian Foundries for New Product development projects with R&D Engineers.
  • Work with the Philippians subcontractor to develop purchasing and planning guidelines to improve on time deliveries.
  • Part of Sr. Management Team to move manufacturing and reduce division budget by $.M.


    Jabil Circuits Inc., St. Petersburg, FL   / – /

    Materials Supervisor $.B Contract Electronics Mfg 

    Gloucester Engineering Company, Newport, NH  / – /

    Materials Manager  $M Global Equipment Mfg 

    Herndon Marine Products, Inc. Gulf King, Aransas Pass, TX    / – /

    Materials/Purchasing Manager $M Seafood  

    Pakco Industrial Ceramics Div of Norton Company, Conroe, TX  / – /

    Regional Sales Manager $M Industrial Ceramic Mfg 

    EVI Highland Pump Company, Odessa, TX  / – /

    Purchasing Manager $M Pump & Equipment Mfg 

    Arco Oil & Gas Company, Midland, TX    / – /

    Sr. Material Supervisor $.B Global E&P 

    Career Note: Experience while attending college: Production Expediter/Inventory Control, for National Machinery Center , Field Salesman, for ContinentalEmsco , Sr. Production Expediter, for Pool Machinery Center  


    BBA, Bachelor Business Administration Major: Operation Management 
    University of Texas – Permian Basin  GPA: .

    Training & Development 

    Washington Gas Labor Relations, Managing People Series.

    Jabil Professional Development Series hrs, Techniques of Supervision, Jabil Policies & Procedures, Human Relation,  Interviewing Skills & Legal Compliance, Ethics, Team Building, Dealing with Difficult People, Stress Management, Leadership, Time Management, and Performance Management. 

    Pakco Industrial Ceramics Inc Leadership & Management Training Program 

    Arco Oil & Gas Co. Corrosion & Materials Training Program 


    SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle, Microsoft Axapta, AS, Visio, Lotus Notes, MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

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