Brad Doyle

Brad Doyle
Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
Materials Manager at H & B Elevators Inc

Experienced Procurement Professional with extensive purchasing experience in sourcing, contract
negotiations, vendor relations and cost control in manufacturing environment. Experience spans
successful implementation of supply chain programs to cost down initiatives. Results oriented
individual who works well in both teams and independently to achieve corporate goals

Materials Manager at H & B Elevators Inc
July 2013 – Present (3 years 11 months)

Looking for position at Purchasing
February 2013 – Present (4 years 4 months)

Senior Buyer at RitewWay Manufacturing, Inc.
October 2012 – February 2013 (5 months)
Re-established supplier base by restoring credit with all existing and new suppliers after
Recreated item masters and vendor masters by analyzing requirements for entire organization.
Negotiate VMI programs with suppliers by analyzing needs of both companies.
Negotiate pricing and lead-times of all products used for production.
Purchased all raw materials for production.
Reduce supplier invoicing and pricing issues via face to face, email, and verbal communications.
Create and manage spreadsheets to track and verify purchasing metrics using critical thinking.
Assist with sourcing of all materials to meet design specifications at the lowest cost.

Senior Buyer at Aeration Industries International
July 2010 – October 2012 (2 years 4 months)
• Designed, wrote, and produced policies and procedures to create an effective flow of materials
through the manufacturing process.
• Reviewed, evaluated, and approved specifications for issuing and awarding bids.
• Represented companies in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers.
• Controlled purchasing department budgets.
• Analyzed market and delivery systems in order to assess present and future material availability.
• Located vendors of materials, equipment and supplies, and interviewed them in order to
determine product availability and terms of sales.
• Prepared and processed requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.
• Reviewed purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.
• Participated in the development of specifications for equipment, products, and substitute
• Evaluated and categorized vendors based on performance.
• Planned and scheduled work orders through shop to meet customer demands.

Senior Buyer at Dahmes Stainless, Inc.
June 2002 – October 2009 (7 years 5 months)
Developed and implemented warehouse inventory system from the ground up.
Implemented cycle count program for inventory control.
Maintained and analyzed safety stock levels of inventory item incresing inventory turns by 30%.
Introduced international sourcing to company.

Unversity of Minnesota-Carlson School of Business
Bachelor of Science (BS), Marketing, 1985 – 1990
Albert Lea Senior High
1982 – 1985
Brad Doyle
Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
Materials Manager at H & B Elevators Inc


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