Experienced Supply Chain/CSR Professional
Location: Houston, TX, USA
School: Stephen F. Austin State University
Major: Accounting

Experienced Supply Chain/CSR Professional

Ashton Belvin
Experienced Senior Buyer specializing in Energy, Technology, Medical, and Industrial Manufacturing -- SEEKING NEW OPPORTUNITIES

Houston, TX 77073
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Supply Chain professional with 7+ years of experience procuring, strategically sourcing, and expediting. Proven track record procuring Industrial Commodities, as well as purchasing to support Capital Projects. Extensive experience utilizing SAP's Materials Management & Purchasing modules to support daily operations. A detail-oriented individual displaying a proclivity
towards analytical reasoning, cost valuation, and spend-analysis to support overall business functions and objectives. Regularly demonstrating and instilling in others the importance and commitment to procuring successful, and mutually beneficial results for all internal and external stakeholders. Vast practical knowledge of industry standard Supply Chain Management Principals, and ever important Lean Manufacturing Theories.

**Corporate Buyer
**Energy Recovery, Inc - San Leandro, CA
**September 2019 to March 2020

Overall responsibility for the procurement of Materials and Services in support of Energy/Oil & Gas production and operations.

Proactively identify and implement cost savings/cost reduction opportunities & initiatives.

Develop specific monthly, quarterly, & annual purchasing targets, goals, & metrics to align the Oil & Gas Division

with corporate strategies and objectives.

Works with internal stakeholders to develop category plans for technology, goods, and services purchased to

support US operations.

Provide Executive Leadership with financial projections, budgeting, resource allocation and metric analysis.

Generate procurement plans based on inventory levels, customer usage trends, lead times, and market analysis to support growth strategy.

Define and manage CAPEX procurement processes (Bid, Negotiate, Award)

Maintains inventory accuracy, operations documenting and communicating required actions, outlier irregularities, and continuing needs

Daily management and coordination with regards to Source Selection, Vendor Negotiation, Product Quality &

Supplier Relationships

Production Planning and Scheduling
MRP/ERP Software: Microsoft AX 2012 & Dynamics 365

**Senior Buyer
**March 2018 to April 2019

Daily Management and overall responsibility for assigned cross industrial commodities and their associated plan for procurement, capital purchasing, Production & Manufacturing Purchasing including but not limited to:

Instrumentation, electrical, valves, pipe, fittings, gaskets, raw metals, machined metals/springs, outside secondary

service providers, turnkey plastics, engines and compressor packages.

Overall responsibility for issuance/management of Purchase Orders using Forecast Data, Oracle MRP, and knowledge of market condition & trends to ensure a continuous and cost-effective flow of material.

Define and execute solid cost saving initiatives through the analysis of complex market data.

Reviews and negotiates terms of contract to ensure adherence to company policies and procedures.

Daily interactions with Project Management, Engineering and Manufacturing departments to prioritize, align, and ensure punctual material deliveries enabling the on time continuation of set production schedule to supports customer's needs.

Chief escalation contact, charged with maintaining, developing, and overseeing the day to day supplier interactions & relations required to support a seamless supply chain

Advise & lead junior buyers regarding the actions required of a professional supply chain, operating within the Energy Sector

Development of product strategy in accordance with current business goals and objectives.

Identify and develop domestic & international strategic purchasing plans which includes requirements planning, market, cost & spend analysis, as well as contract negotiations & award.

Bachelor's in Accounting
Stephen F Austin State University - Nacogdoches, TX
August 2006 to May 2009

Logistics, Transfer Pricing, Lean Manufacturing Theories SAP, JD Edwards, Exel