Rick K

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Sachse, Texas
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Rick Korn
Materials | Planner | Procurement | Inside Sales | Production


Ph--... Rosewood Lane, Sachse, TX 75048


A dedicated and detail-oriented analyst with extensive experience including Inside Sales, purchasing, planning, inventory control and material flow analysis. Proven leadership, analytical, communication and effective interpersonal skills coupled with a demonstrated ability to meet daily deadlines. A team player with effective interpersonal and communication skills, adept at building productive relationships and building rapport with a diverse set of individuals.

Core Competencies:

Inventory Management • Materials Control • Procurement - Finance • Parts Order Placement • Planning • Material Management Planning MMP • Material Requirement Planning MRP • Microsoft Office • Word • Excel • Outlook • SAP • SalesForce • Vendor Relations • Analyst • Organization

Professional Experience:
2013 - Present: CornerStone Staffing – Lewisville, TX.
Materials | Planner | Procurement at Colgate-Palmolive Company
Responsible for the purchase of all materials essential in the production of orders, 2.5 million cases. Interfaced with vendors to achieve optimum ordering at a low cost with timely delivery of product.

Managed millions of dollars’ worth of inventory on a weekly basis for more than 120 different products.
Effectively balanced planning efforts with day-to-day demands.
Scheduled transportation for inbound and outbound materials.
Brought stock and purchasing quantities to realistic levels, resulting in improved service levels and reduced purchasing costs.
Kept lines up and running by expediting critical parts with vendors.
Fostered better communication and team cooperation, enabling problems to be raised and resolved more quickly, without an impact on production.
Improved material planning efficiency by identifying variances which could have been prevented and recommending procedural improvements
Ordered and maintained inventory levels of component materials to meet production demands.
Developed strong skills in organizing shipments in order to minimize expenses and transit time.
Worked the SAP reschedule messages to ensure the suppliers were responding to the EMD requirements
Identified discrepancies concerning vendor pricing, ensuring accurate billing of invoices from external vendors.
Reduced inventory by 10% by removing excess, obsolete and reducing high volume safety stock materials.
Performed other duties assigned.

--...: International Communications Corp. Riverside, CA – Wylie, TX
Inside Sales | Account Executive
Identified and achieved potential clients in assigned territory through targeted prospecting, cold calling and networking. Converted accounts from cold status to a new customer account.


--...: D-Link Systems – Fountain Valley, CA
Inside Sales | Account Executive
Worked in a team environment to establish strong customer relations with distributor sales, Outside Field Sales and manufacturing customers to identify and qualify sales opportunities.

--...: SMC Networks - Irvine, CA
Account Executive | Named Accounts
Continuously scouted new customers and worked with outside sales to develop business

Generated sales leads organically, as well as through customer referrals, Internet research, and cold calling for various accounts.
Consistently achieved 90 - 100% of my sales quota by making 60 - 70 outbound cold calls per day to corporate Senior and C-level executives, but also prospected leads that may be regarded as profitable for the account..
Solidified $5M in revenue for year ending 2008 through strategic management of accounts.
Developed and maintained strong partnerships with OEM partners such as HP, IBM, Toshiba, etc.
Performed other duties assigned.

--...: StorCase Technology – Fountain Valley, CA
Production Planner
Executed inventory strategies and issued production orders for assigned multiple product codes and ensured smooth flow of raw materials and finished goods through the supply chain to meet required delivery dates.

Monitored demands and supply flow of over 1,000 items to minimize backorders and maximized fill rates up to 98%.
Planned raw material projections for manufacturing facilities.
Prepared monthly inventory and sales analysis for management and sales and operations discussions.
Planned and prepared production schedules for outsourced products
Validated lead times and determined push trigger dates for all sources and programs, balancing capacity and demand requirements.
Responsible for the analysis of engineering change notifications (ECN), completing efficiently all tasks assigned, including tasks associated with financial implications..
Analyzed sales forecast vs. actual demand to support 95% Forecast accuracy goal.
Monitored inventory stock levels on a daily basis to resolve stock outs, low inventory and excess stock levels for assigned product lines.
Executed transition of two major product lines – Data Silos and Data Express - minimizing component and finish good liability while maintaining customer service.

Education:

Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA

References:

Available upon request.


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