Eriez Buyer Richard Ozimek Earns High Level Certification

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  May 16, 2013 — Erie, PA — On April 17, 2013, Richard Ozimek, a buyer for Eriez, was awarded the SPSM2 Certification from Next Level Purchasing, a globally-recognized leader in online training for purchasing professionals. According to Next Level Purchasing, individuals must first earn the Senior Professional in Supply Management (SPSM) Certification before being eligible to earn the SPSM2 Certification.

Ozimek achieved the SPSM2 Certification after successfully completing a program comprised of a series of interactive online courses focused on procurement management and international buying. He received the SPSM Certification from Next Level Purchasing earlier in 2013.

Ozimek has been with Eriez as buyer in the Purchasing Department since 2011. Prior to that, he was employed as a buyer at Snap-Tite, a designer and manufacturer of components for the fluid power, municipal and industrial hose industry.

Eriez Purchasing Manager Terri Koebe commented, “Richard’s latest accomplishment is another result of his fierce dedication to ongoing education and development. His efforts help to ensure we continue to apply the newest and best practices within the Eriez Purchasing Department.”

Next Level Purchasing is the most sought out resource for procurement professionals, from entry-level buyers to executive-level practitioners. As a global organization founded in 2000, Next Level Purchasing has helped clients in more than 100 countries throughout the world establish and utilize procurement best practices. For more information, visit

Eriez is recognized as world authority in separation technologies. The company’s magnetic lift and separation, metal detection, x-ray, materials feeding, screening, conveying and controlling equipment have application in the process, metalworking, packaging, plastics, rubber, recycling, mining, aggregate and textile industries. Eriez manufactures and markets these products through 12 international facilities located on six continents. For more information, call toll-free (888) 300-ERIEZ (3743) within the U.S. and Canada. For online users, visit or send email to Eriez World Headquarters is located at 2200 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506.

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