Buyer | Planner
Rodger Pickell has worked as a mechanic, building and remodeling houses and in a machine shop; worked in a paint booth, on the floor doing assembly, and driving a forklift. All experiences that have informed the past 14 years in his role buying to understand what he is buying and how those items, services, and materials serve those around him.
He enjoys seeking out new ways to continually improve and organize those areas that he directly affects – From developing vendor relations to setting up and managing VMI programs to laying out and reorganizing material storage areas from the ground up using 5S methodology and lean principles.
Rodger is married with 2 young children who are his world. With an affinity for spicy food and a love to hike, camp, listen to music and podcasts, read, travel, and take his wave runner out.