DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (April 6, 2012)—Next Level Purchasing, Inc. announced that Brenda Houts, a Buyer for SJE-Rhombus has recently received the Senior Professional in Supply Management® (SPSM) certification.

The SPSM certification has been earned by purchasing professionals in more than 60 countries across six continents and is comprised of a series of interactive online courses, enabling purchasing professionals to master skills in purchasing fundamentals, analysis & spreadsheets, contract law, negotiation, best practices and sourcing. 

Brenda Houts was awarded her SPSM designation on April 3, 2012.

SJE- Rhombus and Next Level Purchasing applaud Brenda for her commitment to bringing the most modern practices to her purchasing role and delivering results that continue to assist SJE-Rhombus with their growth plans.

Located in Detroit Lakes, Minn., SJE-Rhombus does business globally from six locations, with more than 350 employees and is a 100 percent employee owned ESOP privately held company. Their committed employee owners design and manufacture control solutions combining years of expertise in pump control and include a wide variety of control products for residential, commercial, municipal, and industrial applications.  SJE-Rhombus represents the most reliable integration of engineering and manufacturing capabilities in the industry.