Kathy Crapps

PURCHASING MANAGER

Work History

Work History
Feb 2013 - Present

Purchasing Manager

Cobra Metal Works

 Delivered exceptional service by greeting and serving customers in a timely, friendly manner. Collaborate with other team members on special projects and events. Manage 9 employees. Manage inventory levels based on pre-determined inventory fulfillment rates and principles. Plan and issue purchase orders for products that consider supplier lead times and safety stock to meet specified inventory targets for MRD/Kanban System execution. Develop target strategies that apply to assigned product categories to continuously improve and reduce month on hand measurements. Provide planned order data to suppliers to drive capacity planning and on-time delivery requirements.

Feb 2011 - Jun 2012

Senior Buyer

HOIST LIFTRUCK
SENIOR BUYER BEDFORD PARK, Illinois Maintaining updated Supplier pricing list Securing alternate Suppliers for required merchandise Placing and tracking all stock orders and emergency shipments Generating weekly back order and past due purchase order reports Expediting all aging purchase orders Working with Suppliers to negotiate best price and delivery Monitoring changes affecting supply and demand Tracking market conditions, price trends or future markets Administering MRP and SAP system Taylor Machine Works.
Oct 1997 - Jul 2011

Senior Service Buyer

Talor Machine Works

Delivered exceptional service by greeting and serving customers in a timely, friendly manner. Collaborated with other team members on special projects and events. oem and aftermarket buyer. Supervised 7 employees. Purchasing and tracking all emergency orders and back orders for seven service centers Maintaining updated Supplier pricing list Securing alternate Suppliers for required merchandise Placing and tracking all stock orders and emergency shipments Generating weekly back order and past due purchase order reports Expediting all aging purchase orders Working with Suppliers to negotiate best price and delivery Monitoring changes affecting supply and demand Tracking market conditions, price trends or future markets Administering MRP and SAP system. Supervised and motivated staff and management.

Education

Education
1988 - 1991

B.Sc

West Tennessee Business College