Ronald Welch

Versatile, resourceful, and results-driven professional with detailed knowledge and skills in purchasing, inventory management, and continuous process improvements within the manufacturing... show more


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Work experience
Hirata Corporation of America
Senior Buyer

Robert Co
Republic Services
Maintenance Shop Clerk

Entered and tracked data of 25 new trucks.
*Organized the Parts Department into a commonsense and orderly structure.
*Established departmental work instructions.

Harlan Bakeries
Inventory Control Specialist/MRO Buyer

Established policies and procedures to maintain inventory control in an Open Crib concept.
*Researched and presented feasibility to ownership to purchase modular cabinets in lieu of expansion project, and completion of total makeover of Parts Crib with sustainable results:
*Saved the company $70K.
*Maximized storage space 50%.
*Decreased parts search and retrieve time by 3 minutes, (60%).
*Improved inventory accuracy 23%, maintaining 95% accuracy, and minimizing stock-outs.
*Reduced variance costs more than $60K.

MRO Buyer, Precision Products, Inc

Setup a streamlined MRO Acquisition Center with parts tooling for manufacturing.
*Developed policies and procedures for the execution of various purchasing, supply chain, and materials management techniques and strategies.

Inventory Planner/Buyer

Cultivated proficiency in analyzing, forecasting, planning, and purchasing products for retail sales division.
*Supported and interfaced with Customer Service Call Center to achieve premium customer satisfaction.

Strategic Distribution, Inc
Inventory Analyst

Directly accountable for analyzing inventory in accordance with production requirements, supported purchasing activities, and provided quality internal customer service.
*Negotiated cost effective solution for client that increased production 100%.
*Contributed significantly in the company leading the Midwest in sales.

Tool Crib Lead, Best Access Systems

Major contributor in the development and organization of the MRO Supply Center with 22,000 SKUs.
*Conceptualized and led a corporate Supply Center Request program which enabled all departments to order supplies (parts, tooling, office, etc.) electronically from Supply Center without leaving workstations.
*Successfully coordinated Decentralization Project for Materials Management setting up parts and tooling in respective manufacturing business units (product families).

Indiana Baptist CollegeIVY Tech Community College
Bachelors, General Studies

Trinity International University
Masters, Equipping Leadership
Purdue University-Main Campus
Certificate, Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt