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Charleen R. Little 763-571-1989 / cl130d820@westpost.

net Summary Detail oriented Purchasing, Inventory Management, Material Coordinating Forecast ing and Master Planning with progressive experience. Managed people and process es within a team environment, with the ability to execute multiple strategies in to bottom line results. Summary of Qualifications o o Purchasing and coordinating incoming material to meet production schedules whi le reducing on hand inventory balances. o Organization Skills o Analysis and Problem Solving o Resolving Accounts Payable Issues o Inventory Verification o Experienced in scheduling and coordinating with marketing and o forecasting personnel to meet demand o APICS Recertification December 2010 o Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Power Point and Word. o 48 hours training Blue Green Alliance o OSHA 10 Certification o Proficient in Oracle R12 Cummins Power Generation Supply Analyst April 2008-December 2008 * Analyst materials demands for accuracy * Contacted suppliers to arrange pricing and delivery of required materials. * Coordinating consolidated shipments through outside logistics group * Assisted Supply Managers both locally and globally to facilitate purchasing of new production materials * Managed costing discrepancies for supply managers with vendors. Interim Materials Manager for Power Electronics December 2007 - April 2008 * Counseled Material Planners for Power Electronics to identify and correct iss ues * Escalated shortage issues with Suppliers to achieve desired results * Coordinated with Purchasing on the process of transferring supply to overseas vendors Materials Manager for Custom Paralleling Switchgear June2006-December 2007 * Managed Inventory dollars, assumed purchasing of unique material for customer driven products which was a $33 million dollar a year business * Reduced work in process inventory dollars by 50% the first 6 months while impr oving the on time delivery measure. * Established programs with suppliers for rebates based on annual sales. * Reduced excess and obsolete material by more than $250,000.00 * Identified new suppliers to support business demand at a lower cost and shorte r lead time. * Assisted Purchasing and Engineering to qualify new Suppliers. * Resolved all Accounts Payable issues arising from the unique material purchase . * Reviewed Bills of Material for accuracy Sales Analyst July2005-June 2006 * Was a Sales Analyst for the Accessory business? * Assisted in manufacturing reviews for various projects * Coordinated the change in Square D breakers for production and after market su pport

* Assisted customers in identifying material needed to up fit generators in the field External Material Flow Planner July1995-July 2005 Managed various commodities including sheet metal, fuel tanks, radiator tubes, c ircuit breakers, electronics and unique material for customer driven units b oth generator sets and paralleling switchgear. * Pursued supplier relationships to assure on time delivery to the production fl oor while reducing inventory and increasing inventory turns. * Managed and review material for off shore production and after market support * Reviewed and determined disposition of excess and obsolete material * Handled rejected material issues with vendors to assure material availability for production Previous Employment Cummins Power Generation, Minneapolis, MN - see above 2/13/1984 to 12/31/2008 Sweetheart Cup Corporation, Owings Mills, MD- Buyer, Inventory Specialist 01/71 to 01/84 Education Anoka Ramsey Community College Business Management OSHA 10 Certified 48 Hours Green Power Training Microsoft Office Suite- Word, Excel, Power Point