Technical Buyer Resume

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Keith Heflin

170 Boone Crockett Lane

Port Angeles, WA 98362



Job Objective Seeking the position of Technical Buyer in a firm where I will be able to utilize my skills and abilities to maximize profits and customer satisfaction.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Admirable experience in monitoring automated martial requirement planning systems
  • Sound knowledge of various failure modes and performing analysis
  • Profound knowledge of maintaining quality management procedures
  • Ability to develop and maintained productive relationships with suppliers
  • Ability to resolve various procurement issues efficiently
  • Proficient in getting customer clearance for air import operations
  • Good understanding of raw material forecasting and raw material planning processes
  • Familiarity with lean manufacturing, Just-In-Time (JIT) techniques, Kanban, Kaizen, and Six Sigma

Professional Experience:

Technical Buyer

ZF Friedrichshafen, Port Angeles, WA

August 2012 – Present


  • Coordinated with suppliers and implemented control plans as per TS and QS regulations.
  • Evaluated various supplier corrective action reports and provided approvals.
  • Performed audit on sites and performed root cause analysis to resolve issues.
  • Negotiated on prices with suppliers as per required terms and conditions.
  • Ensured compliance to project timeframe and purchased appropriate raw materials and components.
  • Performed audit on vendors activities and documented information after verification.

Technical Buyer

Digital Signal Corporation (DSC), Port Angeles, WA

May 2009 – July 2012


  • Evaluated display planner on monthly basis and established inventory requirement.
  • Performed evaluation on post promotional activities and analysed requirements.
  • Evaluated and if required resolved any issues for stores or division.
  • Prepared and completed scorecard for technical buying process on quarterly basis.
  • Maintained and approved any variances in accounts payable processes.
  • Provided an interface with store associates and distribution facility and resolved every billing issue.


Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management

Amridge University, Montgomery, AL

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