Chris H

Purchasing Agent - 20 Years of Experience - Near 74055


Purchasing Agent

Education Level:

High School/GED

Will Relocate:



Career Summary September 2011 to February 2017 Matrix Service Catoosa, OK Purchasing Manager/Project Controls Manager March 2004 to September 2011 Harsco Industrial Air-X-Changers Catoosa, OK Senior Planner Buyer /Commodity Manager January 1986 to September 2003 KCI/Universal Compression Tulsa, OK Superintendent of Materials Control * * 30 plus years of experience in the oil & natural gas industry and 20 years of management experience in purchasing, inventory control, shipping and receiving. Knowledge of materials used in the fabrication of oil storage tanks, ASME Vessels, natural gas compressor package units & coolers including engines types, compressors, cylinders, pipe, flanges, plate, structural steel, bolting, tube & tube fittings, electrical fittings, and control valves. Developed over 25 new suppliers Directly supervise 18-24 reports, responsible for hiring, training, and evaluations Responsible for the day to day operations in inventory control and receiving Responsible for managing $70 to $100 million dollars of inventory components per year Maintain and purchase replenishment stock for inventoried components * Responsible for scheduling and expediting materials for "Just in Time" delivery to meet manufacturing needs Accomplishments Professional: Generated over $2 million dollars in revenue for the organization by identifying surplus materials not in inventory Setup new warehouse and yard layout to maximize efficient material movement Reduced NCR's (quantity and costs) in all responsible departments over the past 3 years Reduced total inventory value annually for 5 year's straight On-Time Delivery increased from 84% to 96% over a 3-year period Developed a job closing material credit procedure for the organization Increased scrap revenue by over $200K through competitive bidding Saved the company in excess of $1,000,000 annually thru several initiatives * Developed new Louver supplier $300K savings annually * Developed new non-code header supplier resulting in $100K savings * Sourced motors for a project from WEG resulting in $125K savings * Named on Patent of new header design resulting in $200K savings * Led design utilizing new patent headers on coolers $400K savings * Led multiple Kaizen events that resulted in over $1 million in savings Researched evaluated and negotiated key Australian suppliers for a $50 million start up project Managed the closing of Tulsa fabrication facility and transfer of all inventory and equipment to Houston Texas (over 100 truck loads) Implemented a cycle count program designed to eliminate annual physical inventory Established corporate UPS account for 35 separate locations Implemented Bar Code system for warehouse