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May 2010Present

Purchasing Manager

Odebecht Construction Int'l., Inc.
May 2010Present

Purchasing Manager

Odebecht Construction Int'l., Inc.

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·        Overall Management of all Procurement and Logistics Operations for the entire Project in Liberia Africa.<o:p></o:p>

·        Responsible for: all purchases, warehouse, contracts, leases, rentals, staffing, supply chain, importing, exporting, Customs and related activities.<o:p></o:p>



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·        Source and procure all materials, equipment and supplies to support global operations<o:p></o:p>

·        Coordinate, Consolidate and prepare documentation for international transportation to projects<o:p></o:p>

·        Establish and continually evaluate a Strategic Vendor Base for reliable and cost effective supply<o:p></o:p>

·        Conduct and monitor all supporting functions.; Transportation & Logistics, confirmation of goods to required locations, verify invoices for accounting, resolve discrepancies, maintain accurate data files.<o:p></o:p>

·        Insure that the Procurement policies and procedures established by the client and project are upheld and maintained.<o:p></o:p>

Mar 2008Jul 2009

Purchasing Angent

Procurement and Logistics Officer for the Liberian Iron Ore Project.

Source, Procure and Arrange Shipment for all materials and supplies necessary to support phase one of the project. Negotiate with vendors for best pricing. Arrange for the transportation of all cargo and coordinate with shipping ports and vessels for the timely arrival of goods.

Commodities included are Heavy Industrial, Heavy Equipment, Trucks and Vehicles, all goods, products and materials associated with infrastructure and support mechansims. 

Aug 1996Nov 2007

Purchasing Manager

Delaware Park Management LLC
Professional Experience

Delaware Park Management Co. LLC / Delaware Racing Association / Rickman Construction -Wilmington, DE

Purchasing Manager8/96 - Present

>  Spearhead all purchasing functions for a multi property corporate purchasing office.Negotiate/manage all major contracts, source and screen vendors, deploy cost-controls, expedite orders, assess risks, support project management, develop/alter procedures, track inbound commodities, build staff efficiencies, drive savings, uphold good business practices, ethics and professionalism.

>  Manage 26 buyers, receiving personnel,commissary & wardrobe employees.Oversee a vendor database of 5,000+ suppliers, and procure up to $75M in merchandise and supplies.

>  Directly support all construction/trades, technology, subcontractor, maintenance/contracts, landscaping, capital assets, surveillance, casino, food and beverage, club, golf course, and special project supply requirements.Validate requisitions for accuracy of form, charges and requisite notations.

>  Coordinate bid meetings, review and award bids. Monitor workflow with subcontractors to ensure minimal impact on all business operations.Present special bid packages for executive review, orchestrate all supply chain logistics, monitor and replenish all company inventories and usage requirements.

Jun 1975Sep 1995

V.P. / Owner / Operator

Leonetti's Bakery Inc.

>    Managed overall production and operations of a profitable bakery corporation and two subsidiary companies.Directed the manufacture of diversified baked goods for retail sales and wholesale distribution.Scheduled production, coordinated delivery logistics, purchased raw materials and supplies, managed and replenished inventory, and enforced all requisite health, safety and sanitation standards.

>    Analyzed and forecasted production needs to meet desired sales goals.Controlled all A/Rs, A/Ps, G/L maintenance and related financial records.Successfully operated a profitable manufacturing business.

>    Launched Target Zone Sales and Target Zone Corporation as a unique approach to revitalizing a stagnated industry.Developed the related business plan, strategy, mission, vision and organizational design.


Apr 2006Jun 2006


International Purchasing & Supply Chain Management Institute

CIPM - Certified International Purchasing Manager

Apr 2004Jul 2004


American Certification Institute

CISCM - Certified International Supply Chain Manager

Jan 2004Mar 2004


American Certification Institute

CPPM - Certified Professional Purchasing Manager 

Jul 2003Sep 2003


American Certification Institute

CPP - Certified Purchasing Professional

Mar 1980Mar 1982


Federal Aviation Administration

Private Pilot License


Project Management
Familiarity and ability to employ project management skills, formulate schedule and scope, material delivery and tracking, expedite deliveries, conduct project status meetings and remain hands on from start to closing.
Inventory Control
Advanced knowledge and experience with inventories, warehousing, store rooms, bin locations and FIFO practices.
Policies and Procedures
Vast experience in the processes necessary to achieve or maintain a successful purchasing department and synconization with associated departments, locations and projects.
Strategic Initiatives
Advance knowledge and experience in implementing initiatives to achieve best price and drive down cost utilizing both category and commodity leveraging.
Contract Negotiations
Advanced knowledge and experience with contract negotiations, tactics, vendor relations, vendor evaluations and potential risks.
Computers / Software
Advanced knowledge and experience with computers and various software applications: Microsoft Systems, Internet, AS/400, MMS, Peachtree Accounting, Sage/Timberline Systems, Quick Books, Kronos, Data Bases & Spreadsheets.


William Ciccaglione`

Greg McCullough

Dave Zamorski

Faustino Fiore


Purchasing Executive ♦  Manager

Professional Qualifications:

Results-driven purchasing professional with proven leadership skills; an extensive background in purchasing and business operations; and 20+ years of experience across the following broad-based competencies:

Capital Asset Control / New Business Startups / Staff Supervision / Vendor Sourcing / Purchasing and Inventory Management / Supply Chain Logistics / Budgeting and Expense Controls / Priceand Contract Negotiation / Financial Analysis / Reporting / Purchasing System Design / Workflow Streamlining.

Awards / Honors

11 consecutive years Perfect Attendence

Employee of the Month

Employee of the Year

Pride Facilitator

Chairman, Company "Rainy Day Fund"


Alexander A. Leonetti

1415 Juniper Springs Trail(302) 598-5560 (Cell)

Loganville, GA 30052[email protected]

678-691-0743 (Home)

Dear Madam / Sir:

Enclosed is my resume for your review and consideration.I bring to any position an exceptional work ethic, highly developed skills and a commitment to excellence.I have refined my abilities and welcome the opportunity to showcase them for you.

You will note I am an experienced business professional based on 20+ years of experience as a purchasing manager and business owner/executive with proven success.My background includes extensive experience in purchasing, receiving, business operations and inventory control across multiple business units.I am known for my ability to handle diverse levels of responsibility ranging from controlling costs and capital assets, to mentoring and managing multidisciplinary staff.I am experienced in vendor relations, contract/price negotiation, strategic business planning, supply chain logistics, centralized purchasing systems, financial analysis and reporting and materials forecasting.My work history shows a consistent track record of excellence and leadership.

My comprehensive oral/written communications, intuitive, interpersonal, analytical, organizational, problem solving and leadership skills will allow me to immediately become a highly productive member of your staff.I am a highly capable and versatile leader able to oversee multiple and concurrent responsibilities.I possess a superior work ethic and an ability to think outside the box.I am known for my ability to exceed business goals through efficient management of buyer teams and cost-control strategies.

I take great pride in my work and receive immense satisfaction from knowing that through my efforts I have helped my customers, staff and employers become more profitable, productive and efficient.I would like to do the same for you.I am an organized, disciplined and detail-oriented individual eager to expand my horizons and meet new challenges.

Thank you for your time and consideration.I look forward to hearing from you soon.


Alexander A. Leonetti



State of Delaware