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

Skilled Cross-functional associate successful at developing and overseeing programs of all sizes. Demonstrated track record of high achievement over the years. First-rate communication, interpersonal and organizational abilities.

  • Business process re-engineering
  • Develop Team Collaboration
  • Project Management
  • Vendor Collaboration
  • Advanced problem solving
  • Technical Support
  • Logistics Management
Expected in 05/2015 to to Bachelor of Arts | Accounting, Studio Art Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter, MN GPA:
  • Awarded Dean’s Academic Scholarship
  • Graduated Cum Laude, GPA: 3.6
  • Dean's List 2012, 2013, 2014
Expected in 07/2019 to to Lean Six Sigma - Green Belt Training | Lockheed Martin Operating Excellence – NWTC –, Marinette, WI, GPA:
Expected in 06/2015 to to | Corporate Leadership Study Post Grad Research - Gustavus Adolphus College, London, England And Stockholm, Sweden, GPA:
  • Interviewed senior executives on management practices and career obstacles.
  • Engaged in group discussion panels on the application of leadership theory.
  • Panels held at different company HQ’s: General Mills, Johnson & Johnson, Verde Partners, and Thomson Reuters
Work History
11/2017 to Current BUYER Synnex Corporation | Garland, TX,
  • Team Leader, develop and manage a work cell of four associates to improve flow and burn down a backlog of 2,931 system damage reports requesting parts/support to repair systems.
  • Proactive Cross-functional associate, resolving diverse supply chain problem projects of varying scope and active analyst to the process improvement department.
  • Managed vendor purchase order process including dispatch, delivery and invoicing to set contractual guidelines and maintain budgetary regulations.
  • Met with suppliers to assess changes and determine proper courses of action. Working to build strong strategic partnerships to ensure organizational goals are met.
  • Coach Project Managers, Senior Buyers, Material Analysts, and Subcontract managers on how to better understand and utilize existing computer systems and databases.

(Accomplishments in this role)

  • ↳ Received the 2020 Lockheed Martin Bull-Rider Recognition Award for my efforts in helping the purchasing department save a combined total of $20 Million
  • ↳ Performed impromptu fault tree analysis investigating 45 problematic invoices and mediated vendor relations. Resulting in the reconciliation of $1.5 million worth of outstanding invoices to one vendor, removing the hold on our company’s deliverables from that vendor, and validating payment records reducing the payment sum by $400,000.
  • ↳ Lead support for a Senior Leadership Team initiative, evaluating and reintegrating past inventory in the computer system. My direct involvement resulted in material savings of $850,000 and preventing unnecessary future orders.
  • ↳ Used an “economies of scale” negotiation approach and cost analysis with a good standing vendor to group order four systems per ship, for three ships, under one large agreement. Resulting in the net order coming in $125,000 under budget and a future potential savings of $62,000 on the next ship-set order.
02/2016 to 11/2017 STORE MANAGER Black Rifle Coffee Co | Salt Lake City, UT,
  • Oversaw small business needs while maintaining professionalism for customer service.
  • Served as the point of contact between vendors, business manager, and store owner.
  • Responsible for end-of-day bank deposits and recording total retail sales
  • Coordinated appointment scheduling, and customer checking-ins.
  • Addressed defective/damaged products with suppliers and listened to customer grievances
  • Maintained proper product levels and inventory controls for merchandise and organized backroom to facilitate effective ordering and stock rotation.
  • Supervised guests at front counter, answering questions regarding products.
  • Trained new front desk staff

(Accomplishments in this role)

  • ↳ Redesigned filing system, reducing the search time by 70% for tracking business accounts, inventory information, and pricing details Updated store website, leading to a 5% increase in new repeat clientele and 15% increase in service information requests.
09/2014 to 02/2015 PROCESS IMPROVEMENT INTERN Crawford & Company | Portland, OR,
  • Executed improvement consultations for various companies.
  • Collected data through observations, focus groups, and interviews.
  • Provided analysis on: market demographics, best practices, and needs assessments.
  • Identified areas for potential expansion of existing programs

(Accomplishments in this role)

  • ↳ Volunteer Work – (Solo project) – Community Needs Assessment for the Orono Schools Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) program.
  • ↳ My assessment satisfied a new mandate set forth by the Minnesota Legislature for Orono Discovery Center to continue receiving state funding and allowed them to keep serving their community.
  • ↳ (Recommendation letter from the Programs manager of the Orono Discovery center can be provided on request).
09/2010 to 06/2013 ASSISTANT MANAGER Resprop Management | North Miami, FL,
  • Oversaw and performed all daily operations of horse boarding facility: animal care, client tours, maintenance, hay production Supervised and trained seasonal farm hands.
  • Offered hands-on assistance to customers, assessing needs and maintaining current knowledge of consumer preferences.

(Accomplishments in this role)

  • ↳ Removed 2000 sq ft Two-story outbuilding for equipment space - Under my judgment, the removal came in significantly under budget by $8,000 and was recycled in a more environmentally friendly manner.
  • Volunteer for “, Runway for Life” Fundraiser for Cancer Survivors – 2016
  • Painting on loan to ConferVickner Hall – 2015 to Present
  • Silver key Award from Scholastic and Artwork featured at Milwaukee Museum Of Art

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School Attended

  • Gustavus Adolphus College
  • Lockheed Martin Operating Excellence – NWTC –
  • Post Grad Research - Gustavus Adolphus College

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  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Lean Six Sigma - Green Belt Training

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