Materials Manager

Steve J. Merritt
3271 Renzelli Boulevard
Salinas, CA 93901
(831) 613-5846


• Expert knowledge of  materials planning; able to oversee large merchandising budgets and inventory control.
• Adept at maintaining materials management without interruption during mergers.
• Aggressively research best prices.
Relevant Skills

Over a decade in Materials Management in a manufacturing environment.

• Inventory control     • MRP     • Importing and Exporting
• Distribution     • Licensing     • Planning
• Cost analysis     • Scheduling     • Research
• Shipping     • Warehousing     • Vendor negotiations

Golden Publishers, Salinas, CA

1991 – Present
Materials Manager
Oversee all materials management for a $12 million warehouse facility. Handle all purchases, inventory control, shipping and receiving. Understand all international shipping regulations and ensure compliance.
• Point of contact for engineering, manufacturing and service departments to ensure timely shipping and receiving.
• Saved company $250,000 annually through streamlined customer service center.
• Expedited returns and automated shipment tracking program.

Moyle Printing, Salinas, CA

1989 – 1991
Materials Controls Supervisor
Created cost effective stockroom inventory control solutions.
• Managed all shipping, receiving, and exporting.
• Worked with purchasing to effectively manage stock.
• Helped automate inventory.

Moyle Printing, Salinas, CA

1983 – 1989
• Conducted effective vendor sourcing to expedite shipping and cut costs.

Southwestern University, Burbank, CA

Bachelor of Science, Business Management

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