Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

We're thrilled to announce that Intellex has acquired Expert by Big Village, effective March 22, 2024. This strategic move enhances our capabilities and strengthens our commitment to delivering exceptional solutions to our customers.

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Expert Details

Highly Engineered Products: Strategic Buying

ID: 739413 Illinois, USA

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Expert has been in supply chain for a major truck body manufacturer for over 10 years. His experience includes commodities buying and sub-contracting for capacity. During this time, he's worked with highly engineered products to off the shelf products. Expert also has experience with commercial fleet builds (vans, trucks, etc.), making him familiar with EVs, and other cutting edge technologies.

Expert is a tactical buyer of highly engineered products, and is in a strategic role focused on new product development and peak shaving. He also has experience with evaluating potential new suppliers, including their financial stability and machining capabilities.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2008 Degree: MBA Subject: Master's of Business Administration Institution: Quincy University
Year: 2002 Degree: BS Subject: Agriculture Science Institution: Western Illinois University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2013 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Strategic Buyer Department: Supply chain
Work with engineering, quoting, and sales to provide custom products to highly engineered products. Items include custom doors, toppers, electrical components, cameras and subcontract. Monitor markets to be aware of raw material shortages, limitations, etc. to ensure product is on hand for build schedules. Projects include selection of preferred suppliers, new product development, and selection of new suppliers.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2010 to 2013 Employer: Gardner Denver Title: Customer Service Representative Department: Customer Service
Territory included Northeast United States and Quebec Canada. Several million dollars in sales and multiple compressor product lines. Also, worked with marketing, tech services, production and vendors to ensure customer's questions were answered and orders shipped on time. Handled customer complaints and returns.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2008 to 2010 Employer: Archer Daniels Midland Title: Production Coordinator Department: Manufacturing
Daily tasks include the management of rail, bulk, and bag ingredients for the Alliance Nutrition facility in Quincy, Illinois. Assist in weekly review of over 500 formulas. Also responsible for coordinating two manufacturing lines on the premises and tracking bulk densities of bulk ingredients. Monthly duties include tracking of ingredient usage, electric and gas usage, and physical inventory duties.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2004 to 2008 Employer: Prince Agri Products/Phibro Animal Health Title: Customer Solutions Representative Department: Customer Service
Daily tasks included coordinating with 5 different plants/warehouses and traffic department to ensure timely production and delivery of customer goods. Worked with sales, formulation, and marketing on key accounts to increase margin and profitability. Also gained an understanding of international sales and customs paperwork.

Additional Experience

Vendor Selection
Responsible for supplier sourcing and onboarding for subcontract suppliers. Has previously selected commodity suppliers for onboarding. This includes assurance of meeting company's quality standards in many areas (paint, welding, etc.) as well as meeting cost requirements.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English Fluent

Fields of Expertise

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