Strategic Buyer Resume in Detroit Mi Clinton Lockhart.doc
Clinton Lockhart has over 10 years of operations experience as a senior buyer in purchasing and engineering. He has a successful progressive career advancement in the areas of engineering, manufacturing, IT, and product development. Success is due in large part to excellent planning and execution abilities coupled with superior teamwork, creative problem solving, and outstanding communication skills.
CLINTON LOCKHART Clinton.firstname.lastname@example.org 626 Nahma Ave. Cell (248) 302-3756 Clawson, MI 48017 CAREER SUMMARY A procurement management professional with extensive automotive and aerospace purchasing and engineering design release experience. Background includes strategic vision and planning activities for braking control systems. Led international procurement of axle parts which required knowledge of raw materials and numerous automotive components and systems. Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills. Highly effective negotiator resulting in significant cost savings, enhanced supplier relationship, and successful conflict resolution with diverse suppliers. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE US MANUFACTURING CO. Detroit MI An automotive manufacturer Senior Buyer – International, Purchasing 2010 - Current Responsible for developing a global supply chain footprint. Established new supply chain for company's international growth and expansion. Provided leadership and direction regarding strategic sourcing. • Completed special projects for CEO. • Sourced, negotiated, and implemented direct purchase agreements with new suppliers. • Managed purchasing items for MRO, IT & other services. Annual spend of $240 million. VATTENFALL, Stockholm, SE A power company in Europe Procurement Services Advisor - Consortium, Purchasing 2009 - 2010 Responsible for purchasing regenerative braking components for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles. Lent PHEV purchasing knowledge to consortium which included Volvo, Ener1, Vattenfall, and the Swedish government. • Sourced parts 11% below allowable costs. • Purchased prototype braking components for Volvo’s 2012 PHEV program. • Quickly finalized purchase orders after completing competitive auction process. GENERAL MOTORS CO, Detroit, MI A global automotive manufacturer Lead Buyer - Chassis, Purchasing 2007 - 2009 Responsible for driving the product strategy and lead negotiations with suppliers. Strategically evaluated supplier prototype and assembly capabilities. Coordinated with suppliers on commodity delivery, shortages, spares, and coverage issues. Commodities included raw materials, ABS sensor, axles, brakes, and other. • Led 81 day union strike mitigation plans for alternative parts supplier. • Created sourcing decision matrix for chassis components due to loss of key supplier. • Sourced 850 million pounds of steel and forecasted market impacts to North American budget. • Significantly exceeded total 2009 cost savings objective within 1st quarter CLINTON LOCKHART Clinton.email@example.com • Promoted to lead buyer based on significantly exceeding negotiating and budget objectives. • Resolved several difficult supplier issues regarding pricing, non-conformance, and early and later deliveries. GENERAL MOTORS CO, Detroit, MI Senior Buyer - Electrical, Purchasing 2004 - 2007 Responsible for overseeing supply chain contract administration duties towards full PPAP status. Conflict troubleshooter for organization to resolve vehicle launch issues on supplier contracts. Managed global launch projects with suppliers. . Commodities included switches, pig tails, integrated center stacks, inverters, and other. • Managed 75 suppliers through a successful global vehicle launch. • Requested and analyzed several $35 million plus sourcing packages and RFQ’s. • Successfully managed saving via reverse auctions; service provider was Ariba. GENERAL MOTORS CO, Detroit, MI Senior Project Design Release Engineer, Engineering 1998 - 2004 Responsible for launching several programs through final production assembly. Designed and released structural sheet metal components including floor pan, body side inners, and engine side rails. Designed math data using Unigraphics NX modeling techniques. Conducted DFMEA and validation plans. • Saved $2.2M in tooling cost for the body side inner panels by modifying parts carryover design. • Negotiated and led 6 design cost reduction initiatives which realized $2.5M in savings. • Reduced vehicle validation durability time by 80% for Chevy Malibu 4-Poster Road Simulation. GENERAL ELECTRIC CO, Cincinnati, OH A multinational technology, service, and aircraft engine manufacturer Technical Engineer, Aircraft Engineering 1997 - 1998 Responsible for assisting in the implementation of new program assembly procedures including a parts numbering and a project scheduling system. Led group to exceed production targets by focusing on quality. • Lowered turbine frame turn-around time 15% by increasing overall aircraft part touch time. • Saved a $250,000 turbine rear frame part from being scrapped by using diffusion techniques. • Provided engineering assistance with negotiations of sensitive field studies. EDUCATION & TRAINING MSE, Systems Engineering and Management, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 2005 BS, Materials Science Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1997 Company Sponsored Training Harvard BATNA Negotiations Teardown and Compare Benchmarking NCAA Athlete - Team Player Winning personality proven through National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Track Team CLINTON LOCKHART Clinton.firstname.lastname@example.org Strengths Finder Top 5: - Strategic - Analytical - Planning - Focus - Leadership I increase corporate profits by transforming the procurement function into a proactive source of value, innovation, exclusivity and partnerships. Keywords Areas and Specialties: Supply Chain management, Contract Negotiations, Inventory Control, Logistics, Project Management, Analytical Skills, Distribution, Bid, Pricing Analysis, Cost Reduction, Problem Resolution, Automotive, Supply Chain Development, Vendor, Relations, Strategic, Spend, Data Mining, Supply Chain Optimization, auction, Global sourcing, Strategic Planning, Budget, Allocation, Cost Savings, Program Management, Union Suppliers which I've worked include: ACS, Advics, Avon Automotive, Bendix, Bosch, Bourns, Continental, cvgrp.com, Hidden Creek, Indication, KSR, Mando - Brakes, Nissin, Norgren, TRW, TRW Eng., Tyco Electronics, American Axle, AAM, Akebono - Brake Calipers, Alcoa - Frames, Arvin Meritor or ArvinMeritor, Bend All , Bosch, Bourns, Cooper, Dana, Delphi, Eaton, Edelbrock, FMC, GlobalHue, GRUPO KUO SAB DE CV, Hyolim - KOTRA , Magna, Martinrea, Metaldyne, Moog, Federal Mogul, Powers and Sun, Rassini Brake Rotors and Hubs , Rubber Enterprises, TI Auto, USM, TRW, WARN Industries, Waupaca, ThyssenKrupp, Thyssen Krupp, AES, Alps, Android, Ariba, Bellville Warehouse, Beru , Bitron, Cadence, CAEA, Calsonic, Capsonic, Casco, Cherry Automotive, Cherry, Miltamore Sales, Craft Co , D and R, Dakkota - Intier, Daesung, Delphi Mechatronic Systems, Delphi Steering Saginaw, Denso International, Delphi, Draexlmaier, Fairsun, Faurecia, Fiamm, Flextronics, Furukawa, Grammer, Grover Horns, Hartmann, Hadley Horns, Helag Electronics, Hella , Honeywell, Hosiden, Hougong, Huake, Ikro, Indak, Itochu, JCI, Judco, Kostal, K & V, Lear / IAC, Mallory, Emerson, Marquardt , Matsushita Electronic, Methode, Mindarika, Multicraft, Niles, Omron, Panasonic, Penske, PHA PyeongHwa, Preh, Roots, Sanyo, Shanghai, Shingchang Electric, Siemens, SKD, Solectron Invotronics, Sparta , STEC, Stoneridge, Pollak, Sumitomo, Toshiba, Toyo Denso AKA Weastec, TRAM , Tokai Rika , Trilloma, TRW, Ueda Manufacturing, Valeo, Vimercatti, VQQ , Ford, Supply chain logistic management procurement responsibilities includes: Distribution, chain supply, inventory, fulfillment, supply, order fulfillment, transportation, global, sourcing, transportation, demand planning, warehousing, erp business, manufacturing , inventory, erp, systems, freight, industry chain, vendor managed inventory, lean chain, and Strategy Business Planning Analysis Areas of interest include: Future programs buyer, Forward Model Program Buyer , post launch buyer prototype buyer, material buyer, commodity buyer, production buyer, senior buyer, team leader, sr. buyer, lead buyer, Logistics and Supply Chain Professional