Joey Schwartz

Joey Schwartz

Summary

Purchasing / Inventory Control Professional

A detail and goal oriented materials management and purchasing professional with a track record in cost savings and waste reduction. Experienced in the enhancement of  business processes through technology. Qualified in financial reporting and client relations. Strong computer hardware and software application skills.

Key Achievements:* Designed and implemented inventory system with over 1,400 items  reducing inventory costs by 25% * Designed and implemented 4,000 item  spreadsheet on tower parts for production dept. and purchasing * Reduced materials and shipping costs by 30% * Reduced overtime 70% while increasing productivityProfessional Strengths:* Inventory planning and control* Productivity improvement * Reduction of inventory costs* User training and support* Logistics - procurement and distribution * Computer software and hardware

Work History

Work History

Shop Superintendent

Adelman Pipe & Steel Corp.

Senior Buyer / Project Coordinator

Martin Towers, Inc.

Martin Towers Inc., Miami, FL  33136Manufacturer of computerized mechanical parking garagesPrepared material takeoffs from engineer drawings to identify materialsand their quantities required for each sub-assembly. Sourced andnegotiated with vendors best pricing and delivery to meet productiondemands. Organized personnel and administrative functions pertaining tothe loading and shipping of overseas containers.* Designed and implemented 4,000 item spreadsheet on tower parts (material/size/quantity)* Determined material requirements from  engineering drawings* Negotiated with vendors on pricing and delivery of materials

Materials Analyst

Cardinal Health

Cardinal Health EMS, Miami, FL                        1997 - 2004Endoscope Repair Division of a Fortune 100 Company (CAH)In charge of purchasing and inventory for distribution to all worldwideCardinal Health branches. Monitored supply and demand in order tomaintain safe inventory levels. Prepared month end inventory reports andworked with finance and repair departments to reduce obsolete inventory.* Maintained and responsible for $850,000.00 endoscopy instrument  repair parts inventory * Designed and implemented inventory system with over 1,400 items   reducing inventory costs by 25% * Created individual branch cost center expenditure reports for finance  department* Onsite Technical Room supervisor (Servers/LAN)* Researched and negotiated purchases with international vendors

Systems Administrator

C-Worthy Corp

C-Worthy Corp., Pompano Beach, FL                      2005 - 2011Custom Yacht Canvas and UpholsteryResponsible for all purchasing, shipping, and receiving, domestic andinternational. In charge of company computer systems and website.Prepared quotations and invoices for transmittal to customers. Designedand monitored production and employee work reports.* Reduced materials and shipping costs by 30%* Sourced new and improved relationships with local vendors resulting  in cost reduction of materials * Designed and produced company website* Performed all IT processes for company computers and network,  eliminating external IT support * Designed and negotiated publication advertising with marine industry   magazines* Registered and renewed company trademarks with US  Trademark Office saving costly lawyer fees

Feb 2012 - Jun 2012

Buyer / Planner of Materials (Temporary Position)

Breezer Holdings LLC

Responsible for setting up inventory system in Quickbooks. Collaboratedwith design engineer in sourcing raw materials for production, bothnational and international.* Setup inventory part numbers, assemblies, and sub-assemblies* Initiated international import logistics of raw materials* Researched raw materials per designer requirements* Organized production floor inventory system

Education

Education