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Paul Antico

6 Lake Street
Hopedale, MA 01747
(508)478-9808
e-mail pa889412@westpost.net
Objective: To obtain a position using my purchasing, logistics, inventory and wa
rehouse management skills.
Purchasing/Inventory Skills: Experience in creating Purchase Orders, placing ord
ers, and negotiating with vendors, receiving of product, inventory control, foll
ow up with any discrepancies or exceptions with receiving and finance. Knowledge
of warehouse management and inventory systems, work orders, bills of lading, sh
ipping methods. Experience in Lean and Kaizan Management.
Systems Knowledge: Experience in Meditech, SAP, Oracle, Navision, Business Objec
ts, Growth Power, Nexternal OMS, MAX MRP, Great Plains Dynamics, Scan Code, UPS
World Ship, Excel, Outlook, Word
Education: Associates Degree - Physical Education, University of Bridgeport, Bri
dgeport, CT
Certificate - Supply Chain Management - WPI
Certificate - Negotiating with Suppliers - Association of Purchasing Managers
Experience:
July 2009 - July 2010 Metrowest Medical Center - Natick, MA (Company Layoff)
Purchasing Agent Operating Room
* Responsible for the purchasing of supplies for Vascular, Neurology, Orthopedic
s, Endoscopy, Urology and Anesthesia, and Bariatrics.
* Processed Purchase Requisitions from various departments for capital and non-c
apital goods and services into purchase orders using Meditech.
* Contacted vendors to obtain/negotiate price, payment terms and conditions of p
urchase, contact person, and delivery date.
* Received products in, delivered to various departments, followed up with vendo
rs and finance for any discrepancies.
* Part of physical Inventory team that was done bi-annually.
* Created exceptional working relationships with physicians, nurses, support sta
ff and vendors.
* Was member of Lean Team that was created to reduce inventory, cost savings and
better flow of supplies thru the operating rooms, resulting in $200,000 in exce
ss inventory, which was returned to vendors, or transferred to other facilities
within our hospital group.
* Worked daily with charge nurse to insure proper billing and cost with patient
charges for implants.
* Met weekly with purchasing staff to discuss various issues, problems, cost sav
ing initiatives, inventory.
* Received company award in Dec 2009 for cost savings of $44,000.
* Created extensive spread sheets to track inventory overflow.
Mar 2008 - Oct 2008 Tom Tom - Concord, MA (Contractor)
Inventory/Logistics Coordinator
* Worked with the TomTom physical inventory processes; data entry, storage and r
eporting in Navision, and adjustment processes.
* Daily completion of appropriate transactions, which included cycle count adjus
tments, location transfer, and inventory scrap, to maintain inventory integrity
and resolve discrepancies.
* Identified and corrected variances in inventory counts, cycle counts and assis
ted in identifying and implementing inventory control system improvements.
* Generated reports of stock status, inventory location, and dating in all TomTo
m warehouses.
* Performed on a daily basis, all inventory transactions in accordance with ware
house and accounting guidelines, to ensure proper material control and integrity
. Routine communication of transactions and/or adjustments with management.

Oct 2003 - Jan 2008 Cambrooke Foods - Framingham, MA (Company Layoff)


Fulfillment Manager
* Purchased all materials needed to keep department functioning.
* Directly Supervised team of 6 employees for picking and packing requirements.
* Managed work orders for daily shipping requirements.
* Shipped orders using UPS World Ship.
* Managed all international orders, including all customs documents.
* Inventory Management on monthly and quarterly basis.
* Fork Lift Certified
* Helped implement new Scan Code Shipping System.
* Was major contributor in company receiving ISO Certifications
* Received 2006 Employee of the Year.
April 2002 - Oct 2003 (Contract Positions)
Purchasing
* Barker Steele, Milford MA - Purchased steel and rebar products for various con
struction projects.
* Abbott Bio Research, Worcester, MA - Purchased equipment and supplies for all
research associates, chemists and doctors.
* Cambridge Sound Works, Westwood, MA - Purchased various electronic components
to supply retail stores.
* BLH Electronics, Canton, MA - Purchased machined and electronic components.
Jan 2001 - July 2001 ACT Manufacturing - Hudson, MA (Company Closed)
Senior Buyer
* Responsible for 10 product lines, which included connectors, contacts and term
inals.
* Issued Requests for Proposals, created purchase orders and draft contracts to
ensure support for the competitive bid process.
* Generated cost reduction and savings in the supply chain by implementing the l
atest strategies and techniques and through commercial negotiations.
* Sourcing of products to new vendors for quotes.
* Prepared and analyzed bid evaluations, including quality of work, commercial r
isk, selection of suppliers, value, cost, documentation and legal compliance.
* Maintained standard costs and reconciling purchase orders with vendors and acc
ounting.
* Resolved supplier/contractor performance problems.
July 1999 - Dec 2000 Pall Filtron - Northborough, MA (Company Closed)
Purchasing Supervisor
* Purchased all raw materials, chemicals, computers, software, MRO, non-inventor
y items, machined and fabricated components.
* Managed supplier/contractor base, pre-qualified and evaluated new supplier sou
rces for potential approval.
* Assisted as necessary in resolving supplier payment, and customer satisfaction
problems.
* Supported Manufacturing, Systems Engineering, and R & D.
* Reported directly to the General Manager and had 2 direct reports
* Started as temp and within 3 months was hired as lead buyer.
* Took over the responsibilities or 3 other buyers who had left the company.
* Created an outstanding relationship with suppliers to get the lowest possible
price, and increase delivery times.
* Key participant in implementing new MAX MRP Software System.