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Noah Smith
XXXX XXXXX XXXX , Delano , MN 55328
Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic purchasing professional with a solid history of achievement in new product development. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include negotiation, project management and sourcing, including low cost country regions.

  • Coordination
  • Time Management
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Negotiation
Technical Buyer 03/2001 - Present
Bosch Security Systems, Inc. - Burnsville, MN In my role as Technical Buyer, I am responsible for the new product introduction process as the purchasing representative interfacing with a team of people including product managers, engineering, factory, suppliers, project management, and quality departments. My role is to move new products from concept through industrialization, by way of  supplier selection, contract negotiation, quote activity, sample build approval and finally hand off to operational buyer at the factory for volume production purchasing. Managing the purchasing tasks in order to meet the desired time lines and milestones is critical to the success of this role.
  • Coordinate purchasing activities to support the business objectives
  • Represent company in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers.
  • Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier's reputation and history.
  • Negotiate, renegotiate, and administer contracts with suppliers, vendors, and other representatives.
Buyer/Planner 01/1999 - 03/2001
Osmonics (now owned by GE) - Minnetonka, MN Responsible for the supply chain of a dedicated work cell, managing the planning and purchasing of all raw materials used in the workcell. Metrics such as on-time delivery, quality, leadtime reduction, and cost containment were necessary to keep the operation running flawlessly.
Production Control 11/1993 - 01/1999
FSI International (now TEL FSI) - Chaska , MN production planner
  • Review processing schedules or production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, or duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
  • Hire, train, evaluate, or discharge staff or resolve personnel grievances.
Courses taken: Electronics Feb 1988 Brown College - Minneapolis, MN
High School Diploma: Jun 1987 Monticello High School - Monticello, MN
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Previous Companies:

  • Bosch Security Systems
  • Inc
  • Osmonics now owned by GE

Previous Job Positions:

  • Technical Buyer
  • Buyer
  • Planner
  • Production Control


  • Brown College
  • Monticello High School

Level of Education:

  • Courses taken
  • High School Diploma

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