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Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Procurement professional with significant exposure in the oil & gas, petrochemical, energy and medical industries. Experience in the Upstream/ Downstream and Energy generation fields where I have led projects including: Centralized Procurement, Training, Contract Management, Vendor Relations, Strategic Sourcing, Negotiation & Spend Analysis. Excellent verbal, interpersonal and organizational skills. Purchasing indirect materials, components, goods and services to support manufacturing and facility operations. Request quotes and identify potential sources that meet cost quality and delivery objectives. Actively manage and evaluate supply chain with respect to supplier performance, seek opportunities that drives continuous improvement in cost, delivery and quality. Act as a primary point of contact for all issues and activities associated with materials purchased from suppliers of signed commodities.

Skills
  • A practical and analytical educational background supplemented by substantial supply chain and logistics with expediting experience, in-depth knowledge of analytics, inventory and supplier management.
  • Set strategy and repeatedly achieve fully integrated operations in alignment with company business goals. Experienced at establishing relations with key stakeholders, coordinating operational planning; unifying logistics, compliance, and customer services; project management and implementing effective processes.
  • A practical and analytical background with expediting experience
  • Well organized, self-motivated takes initiative, flexible and can handle change, works well under pressure, works effectively with carriers and suppliers, quickly facilitates resolution of complex issues and effectively communicate with diverse nationalities/cultures to attain understanding and achieving objectives.
  • Excellent communicator, able to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical management, team members and suppliers.
  • Skills
  • Skilled in the procure-to-pay process for oilfield equipment, chemicals products, software, instrumentation, and services for major integrated companies. Successful in attaining greater vendor commitment to project schedule requirements, consistently achieving solid cost savings while ensuring overall vendor compliance with delivery schedules. Strong expertise in procurement best practices. Experienced in contract terms and conditions and negotiation and resolution of supply issues. Adept in international logistics, export documentation preparation, and commercial standards.
  • Vendor Selection | Customer Relationship Management | Supply Chain | Purchase Orders | Service Orders | INCOTERMS 2010
  • ISO 9001 | SAP System (MM-SD) | E-Commerce | Cost Savings | Global Sourcing | Competitive Bidding | Microsoft Office Word/Excel
  • Problem Solving Skills | Strong Ethics | Team Player | Analytical Skills
  • Pricing knowledge
  • Procurement procedures
  • Pricing analysis
  • Interpersonal ability
  • Sales experience
  • Supplier oversight
  • Cost controls
  • Contract negotiation
  • Business understanding
  • Recordkeeping skills
  • Multi-tasking strength
  • Proficient in [Software]
  • Sales Forecasting
  • Supply chain assistance
  • Market trend analysis
  • Product procurement
  • Sales development
  • Accurate recordkeeping
  • PPE use
  • Competitive shopping
Education and Training
Kuban State University Krasnodar, Expected in 07/2012 Master of Arts : International Relations, International Security - GPA :
  • 3.32 GPA
  • Dean's List Honoree 2010, 2011 & 2012
  • Major in International Security
Institute of Industrial , Expected in (General Secretary) Certifications Project Management Professional Certificate (2015)- Issued by Technology Institute Lean Green Belt Certificate (2019 : - GPA :
, Expected in Systems Engineers Leaders Training Certificate (2019)- Issued by GoSkills Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate (2019)- Issued by GoSkills Scrum for Team Members Certificate (2019)- Issued by GoSkills CCMC (Corporate Crisis Management Certified) (2020)- Issued by Management and Strategy Institute Successful Negotiation: Essential Strategies and Skills (2020)- Issued by University of Michigan : - GPA :
Experience
Asrc Federal Holding Company - Buyer
Boyers, PA, 06/2021 - Current
  • Accurately outlined terms, conditions, delivery deadlines and pricing in purchase orders.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to meet customer requirements and market demands.
  • Led sourcing projects to maintain on-time delivery of purchased materials.
  • Audited supplier facilities for processes and quality.
  • Managed domestic and overseas suppliers by performing business reviews and coordination of orders.
  • Managed domestic and overseas suppliers by performing business reviews and coordination of orders.
  • Documented vital procurement information and updates in data base.
  • Documented vital procurement information and updates in data base.
  • Saved around 6% annually by shrewdly negotiating supplier pricing.
  • Oversaw purchasing department by supervising f and training departments on new ERP system.
  • Maintained supplier relationships to improve lead time, cost and quality.
  • Reviewed work order demand from MRP to support company requirements.
  • Worked with suppliers to expedite open purchase orders and shipments in-transit.
  • Liaised with accounting and vendors to minimize and clear up invoice discrepancies.
  • Evaluated quotations received from prospective suppliers to award purchase orders.
  • Researched sources of supply and services to maintain flexibility, high quality and competitive pricing.
  • Implemented contractual documentation into purchase order, encompassing corporate and government requirements.
  • Analyzed and completed supplier performance reviews, addressing corrective actions.
  • Participated in supplier calls to define component deliveries, meeting scheduled production dates.
  • Negotiated with selected suppliers to obtain lowest unit cost.
  • Synchronized supply chain inventory with customer demand to mitigate excess and obsolete inventory.
  • Tracked and approved procurement plans and inventory levels.
  • Assessed trends and inventory usage to provide maximum product coverage for different time frames.
  • Assist project managers and work together on new products development.
  • Organized inventory for multiple locations and diversified product selections.
Asrc Federal Holding Company - Buyer
Morrisville, NC, 11/2018 - 06/2021
  • Researched competitors and sourced new vendors.
  • Worked with suppliers to expedite open purchase orders and shipments in-transit.
  • Synchronized supply chain inventory with customer demand to mitigate excess and obsolete inventory.
  • Requested pricing quotes from suppliers to determine best source of supply.
  • Reviewed work order demand from MRP to support company requirements.
  • Negotiated with selected suppliers to obtain lowest unit cost.
  • Maintained supplier relationships to improve lead time, cost and quality.
  • Liaised with accounting and vendors to minimize and clear up invoice discrepancies.
  • Researched sources of supply and services to maintain flexibility, high quality and competitive pricing.
  • Participated in supplier calls to define component deliveries, meeting scheduled production dates.
  • Evaluated quotations received from prospective suppliers to award purchase orders.
  • Implemented contractual documentation into purchase order, encompassing corporate and government requirements.
  • Tracked and approved procurement plans and inventory levels.
  • Analyzed and completed supplier performance reviews, addressing corrective actions.
  • Assessed trends and inventory usage to provide maximum product coverage for different time frames.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to meet customer requirements and market demands.
  • Organized inventory for multiple locations and diversified product selections.
  • Tracked shipments to ensure delivery on time and in excellent condition.
  • Verified receipt of items by comparing items ordered to items received.
  • Purchased the highest quality products for the lowest possible price.
  • Negotiated with vendors and suppliers and administered contracts.
Bimbo Bakeries Usa - MRO Buyer
Doraville, GA, 03/2013 - 12/2018
  • Responsible for the procurement of major equipment and/or materials for assigned projects, bidding processes and for operational needs
  • Ensures that equipment and materials are quoted and/or purchased within budget, in accordance with all specification requirements, and in accordance with required delivery schedules
  • Develops Bidders Lists for assigned RFQ packages, prepares RFQ specific commercial documents and issues RFQ to suppliers for bid
  • Coordinates clarifications / revisions as required
  • Conducts Bid Opening and prepares bid clarification requests and issues to selected bidder(s) and coordinates bidder clarification meetings, when required
  • Reviews Technical Evaluation and preliminary Commercial Evaluation with project team to select successful bidder and to identify negotiating points
  • Coordinates meetings and may lead commercial negotiations with selected bidder
  • Finalizes Commercial Evaluation and identifies recommended supplier
  • Develops purchase orders in conformance with Company's Standard Operating Procedures, Department Work Instructions, Ethical Code of Conduct and Quality System requirements
  • Issues PO to suppliers
  • Arranges and conducts meetings with Suppliers, negotiates and issues PO Change Orders and prepares weekly and monthly project procurement status reports to ensure effective internal and external communication
  • In the absence of a dedicated “Expediter”, also performs all expediting activities to ensure on-time delivery and to report delivery status of all equipment, materials, and vendor documentation for assigned orders
  • Investigates and responds to Accounting's invoice questions, addresses invoice discrepancies with Suppliers and reviews final invoices for payment approval
  • Administers, negotiates and documents Back Charges with Suppliers
  • Investigates and responds to any Document Control's queries concerning Vendor documentation
  • Arranges for site technical services as required of suppliers
  • Assists in updating the Company's Supplier database based on the performance of suppliers for each of the several types of equipment, materials
  • Assists with qualifying new suppliers, ensuring that they meet qualification requirements
  • Establishes and maintains mutually beneficial long-term supplier alliances or frame agreements to ensure competitive prices and to reduce engineering, inspection, expediting and overall transaction costs
  • Consistently develop new vendors/customers by communicating and using tools such as email and phone and through networking events and conventions
  • Maintain the relationship with established vendors/customers, ensure our vendors/customers are clear as we communicate about preparation of materials, quality standards, logistic and its possible additional costs if any, final checkout, and payments
  • Consistently communicate with vendors/customers with any changes within the industry and of competitor's actions
  • Provide a better solution for Fresh Path to maintain in a competitive advantage
  • Supplier Development & Performance Improvement
  • Effectively manage supplier performance by conducting routine supplier business reviews
  • Routinely meet with current suppliers to bring new and improved product solutions forward
  • Focus on developing new suppliers as improved performance and/ or alternative solutions are required
  • Project Management & Sourcing
  • Work with Sales and the project team to understand upcoming projects and identify potential sources of supply
  • Effectively gather project requirements from Sales and obtain pricing from qualified sources of supply
  • Focus on creating supplier relationships that offer win-win results
  • Business Processes and Systems
  • Use innovation and implement new processes and procedures that are focused on improving
  • Efficiencies within the organization
  • Routinely meet with suppliers and drive process solutions that will improve performance
  • Throughout the supply chain
  • Drive for “best practice" processes
  • Assessed condition of shipped products upon arrival to meet quality standards.
  • Traveled to various locations to procure materials and products from vendors.
  • Explained product features and benefits to company staff members and customers.
  • Negotiated prices, discount terms and transportation arrangements with suppliers.
  • Collaborated with company managers regarding product pricing, promotions and markdowns.
  • Kept records of vendor and supplier expenditures and organized financial documents into company databases.
  • Reviewed customer feedback to brainstorm new merchandise ideas and improve existing products.
  • Monitored product margins and managed product resales.
  • Stayed abreast of market trends and anticipated consumer needs and purchasing habits.
  • Implemented strong product marketing strategies by collaborating with sales teams.
  • Developed product purchasing and sales strategies according to company budgets.
  • Networked with potential distributors and customers to reach new markets and expand brand awareness.
  • Presented new merchandise ideas and campaigns to company executives and sales managers.
  • Negotiated product prices, discounts and shipping incentives with vendors.
  • Examined, selected and purchased merchandise consistent with specification requirements.
  • Sourced new vendors and suppliers to boost product offerings and increase profit margins at each store location.
  • Obtained information about customer needs and preferences by conferring with sales or purchasing personnel.
  • Negotiated pricing for apparel and accessories from vendors to secure optimal pricing and keep costs low.
  • Analyzed buying trends at each store location to identify appropriate mix of inventory items for top-tier sales.
  • Tracked product and supply inventories and reported findings to supervisors.
Languages
English :
Native/ Bilingual
Negotiated :
French :
Native/ Bilingual
Negotiated :

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School Attended

  • Kuban State University
  • Institute of Industrial

Job Titles Held:

  • Buyer
  • Buyer
  • MRO Buyer

Degrees

  • Master of Arts
  • (General Secretary) Certifications Project Management Professional Certificate (2015)- Issued by Technology Institute Lean Green Belt Certificate (2019
  • Systems Engineers Leaders Training Certificate (2019)- Issued by GoSkills Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate (2019)- Issued by GoSkills Scrum for Team Members Certificate (2019)- Issued by GoSkills CCMC (Corporate Crisis Management Certified) (2020)- Issued by Management and Strategy Institute Successful Negotiation: Essential Strategies and Skills (2020)- Issued by University of Michigan

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