Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Senior Buyer with over seven years of progressive retail experience. Well-versed in planning and executing daily and special inventory buys. Proficient in purchasing and procurement environments. Expert at supporting businesses with high-quality, reliable goods delivered on consistent schedule.

  • Sales
  • Cash Handling
  • Excellent Communication
  • Quick-Learning
  • Efficient Multitasking
  • Pricing negotiations
  • Vendor relations
  • Strategic planning
  • Purchasing procedures
  • Mental Health Support
  • Case Management Proficiency
Work History
07/2021 to Current Bartender, Prep Cook, Sever Abb Ltd | Columbus, OH,
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Contributed to consistent customer satisfaction rating by producing high-quality food and providing timely service.
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • Arranged and prepared tables for customers to offer memorable experiences to guests and foster repeat business.
07/2014 to 07/2021 Buyer Onward Behavioral Health | Charlotte, NC,
  • Met with suppliers to assess changes and determine proper courses of action.
  • Managed vendor purchase order dispatch, delivery and invoicing to set contractual guidelines and maintain budgetary regulations.
  • Communicated with vendors regarding inventory needs and negotiated prices to maintain profit margins.
  • Reviewed order updates to identify best practices aligned with corporate goals.
  • Documented purchasing information in One Note and Excel to maintain detailed and accurate records.
  • Maintained focus and organization to regularly complete tasks with precision, timeliness and flexibility to accommodate fluctuating assignments and emerging business trends.
  • Analyzed inventory usage and assessed trends to provide maximum coverage for each time period.
  • Forecasted purchasing trends and improved merchandising strategies.
  • Negotiated pricing to determine best deal and save approximately 250,000 annually.
  • Determined lowest possible cost, factoring in quality and reliability and negotiated favorable contracts.
  • Standardized inventory quarterly reporting and analysis and instituted corrective action for close-outs and out-of-stock items to keep inventory records current.
  • Tracked inventory shipments and prepared spreadsheets detailing item information.
  • Maintained key item stock levels and wrote or expedited purchase orders.
  • Represented company at national and regional trade shows.
  • Developed and improved account relationships.
05/2012 to 06/2013 Counselor Village Inn | Lakewood, CO,
  • Guided clients in developing skills and strategies for dealing with problems.
  • Developed and expanded referral system of service providers to assist clients in attaining services.
  • Arranged and facilitated therapy sessions for individuals, couples and families.
  • Conducted evaluations to help patients develop measurable treatment goals.
  • Offered guidance and advice to help cultivate self-esteem and community involvement.
  • Implemented and developed core counseling programs to meet each individual's specific and varying needs.
  • Maintained confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, created treatment plans and connected clients and families to appropriate resources.
  • Recorded client information on special flow sheets, accurately indicating suicidal precautions, sleep flow and restraints.
  • Directed family-centered, strengths-based, culturally competent and individualized intakes and assessments.
  • Provided emergency response in crisis situations to diffuse tensions and prevent violence.
  • Displayed sensitivity to cultural and linguistic needs of clients and families served.
03/2006 to 07/2011 Early Head Start Home Visitor Fulton County Family Center | City, STATE,
  • Maintained records of client care by documenting visits and interviews and preparing reports of evaluations and observations.
  • Made recommendations and referrals to aid clients in locating proper therapeutic services.
  • Engaged families and clients in skill-building activities to enhance family dynamics and client's quality of life.
  • Visited over thirteen homes per week to inspect independent living situations, home safety, proper hygiene and vocational opportunities.
  • Coordinated resources and program referrals to support family needs.
  • Helped to educate parents and assisted with educational planning and decision making for children.
  • Assisted with crisis intervention services by performing emergency assessments.
  • Maintained current assessments of families and children and prepared daily portfolios.
  • Reported child abuse in accordance with legal standards of mandatory reporters.
  • Built solid and trusting rapport with children and families, fostering trust and communication to meet case needs.
Expected in 05/2010 Bachelor of Science | Psychology With Emphis in ABA Kaplan College - Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN GPA:

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