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John Hall

Well-qualified procurement professional with more than 7 years of distinguished performance in the casino and mining industry. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include multi-tasking, exceptional problem solving skills, sound decision making and an excellent communicator as well as deadline-driving and a team player.

  • Client Relations
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Critical Thinking
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Administration and Management
  • SAP (Business and Financial software)
  • AS400 (Stratton Warren)
Buyer 10/2012 to Present
Molycorp Mountain Pass, CA
  • Expedite the flow of materials to and from suppliers and various departments to support production needs.
  • Track and confirm delivery as well as expedite delivery of all open purchase orders to ensure timely receipt of products to support production timetable.
  • Interact with Accounting to resolve billing issues.
  • Interact daily with suppliers and various internal departments.
  • Monitor, report and analyze supplier's performance with regards to overall delivery and quality of product.
  • Monitor, track and resolve supplier receiving issues.
  • Provide assistance or direction to other stockroom, warehouse, or storage yard workers.
  • Compile, review, and maintain data from contracts, purchase orders, requisitions, and other documents in order to assess supply needs.
Data Management Specialist 05/2011 to 08/2012
Pinnacle Entertainment Las Vegas, NV
  • Communicated and coordinated with user departments to understand needs and anticipate to resolve issues.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction and provide procurement services to meet property need.
  • Communicated with customers, employees and other individuals to answer questions and explain information.
  • Reviewed, analyzed, and audit the data integrity of supplier registration.
  • Audit supplier bids, blanket purchase orders, and applicable documentation for compliance and quality of data.
  • Coordinated with Commodity Managers/Directors to identify opportunities to revamp or correct item classification, item descriptions, unit of measures, and any other components involving item precision.
  • Provide field support for business unit personnel regarding items, compliance documentation.
Corporate Purchasing Supervisor 05/2007 to 04/2011
Pinnacle Entertainment Las Vegas, NV
  • Issue purchase orders, retail acquisitions and expedited orders.
  • Reviewed and monitored item and vendor entries for integrity as well as staff's quality of work.
  • Trained, motivated, evaluated and managed department staff. 
  • Assigned tasks, staff projects, tracked progress and updated managers, partners and clients as necessary.
  • Assisted in the development and implementation of department standards, guidelines and objectives.
  • Submitted quarterly reports to corporate departments.  
MMS Database Specialist 11/2006 to 04/2007
Pinnacle Entertainment Las Vegas, NV
  • Managed vendors and vendor database.
  • Oversaw food, non-food and retail item entry. 
  • Reviewed purchase orders and receiving.
  • Assisted Director of Purchasing with reports of quarterly spend.
High School Diploma: General Studies May 1986 Mexico Senior High School - Mexico, MO
No Degree: Computer Science DeVry Institute of Technology - Phoenix, AZ
No Degree: Business Administration University of Missouri - MO
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Previous Companies:

  • Molycorp
  • Pinnacle Entertainment

Previous Job Positions:

  • Buyer
  • Data Management Specialist
  • Corporate Purchasing Supervisor
  • MMS Database Specialist


  • Mexico Senior High School
  • DeVry Institute of Technology
  • University of Missouri

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma
  • No Degree

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