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Purchasing & Inventory Control

Tony J. Terhaar

Purchasing Manager

Tony Terhaar handles purchasing and inventory-control activities at AbsolutAire. In this position, Tony is responsible for the buying and receiving of all product components, ensuring that all parts are ordered and available to maintain efficient production flow. He also organizes and manages manufacturing materials inventory. Tony builds and maintains relationships with a multitude of AbsolutAire suppliers, and seeks out new supply-base relationships as needed.    

Tony joined AbsolutAire in 2007 as a receiver in the shipping department. Over the years, Tony has gradually worked his way up in the company, and has since moved from the plant to the office. In transitioning from receiving to purchasing, he has gained more responsibilities, and has become more involved in the administrative and execution side of inventory control. Before joining AbsolutAire, Tony worked as a Sous Chef in various West Michigan restaurant kitchens for six years.

Tony graduated from Holland West Ottawa High School and went on to study general education classes at Grand Rapids Community College.

Geoffrey Hoover

Warehouse and Inventory Control Manager

Geoff Hoover works in Inventory Control and is the Warehouse Manager at AbsolutAire.  His responsibilities include receiving deliveries, allocating job-specific inventory for production, and assisting assemblers with any inventory-related questions during production.

Geoff began working in the Maintenance Department at AbsolutAire back in 2005 and transitioned into a position in Inventory Control in 2010.  Geoff graduated from Parchment High School in 2004.  He is married and has one daughter.

Will Hobbs

Inventory Control

Will works in the Inventory Warehouse at AbsolutAire.  His job responsibilities consist of receiving daily deliveries and allocating inventory to several production departments within the company.  He also assists many production personnel by maintaining an open inventory report for projects currently going through the production process.

Will started working at AbsolutAire in the Production Fabrication department in January of 2013 and took an interest in an Inventory Control position shortly thereafter.  He graduated from Galesburg Augusta High School in 2006 and attended Kalamazoo Community College until 2009.  Will has experience working for several other companies prior to AbsolutAire and is a very active mentor in Kalamazoo’s youth hockey programs.