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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Profile
Retail Buyer with extensive sales analysis and product allocation experience spanning multiple categories throughout 10 year career. My background includes purchasing for multiple industry leading companies with a focus on continuous innovation and brand growth. Authorized to work in the US for any employer
08/2013 to Current Buyer Steel Dynamics, Inc. | El Paso, TX,
  • Directly drove average annual sales of over $9 MM through  a combination of diligent inventory maintenance, analyzing consumer transaction trends and applying that insight to purchasing decisions in order to create the most profitable merchandise mix available.
  • Diversified product selections to reflect the changing shopping habits of the customer base. This resulted in revenue increases of +26% & 5% respectively over the last two years.
  • Monitored shipping schedules in coordination with corporate logistics team in order to guarantee time sensitive launch orders arrived on schedule.
  • Implemented forecasting procedures currently utilized by management for purchasing and tracking of product. In addition, carried out procedural audits to ensure compliance.
05/2007 to 08/2013 Assistant Buyer / Sales Analyst Belk | Columbus, MS,
  • Compiled sales data on a weekly basis and distributed information throughout the Nintendo organization in order for senior managers to obtain snapshots on the state of business.
  • Identified, proposed and implemented opportunities to grow awareness surrounding the Nintendo World Store which included taking advantage of ROP advertising and expanding social media presence.
  • Increased interdepartmental collaboration with marketing and sales administration teams which resulted in improved stock position and inventory timing during seasonal marketing campaigns.
01/2004 to 05/2006 Assistant Buyer Belk | Douglasville, GA,
  • Analyzed sales, inventory turn, and merchandise margins in order to improve product flow maximize annual sales in the $25 MM mattress buying office.
  • Negotiated with vendors to receive the best promotional features and the earliest receipt dates in the corporation on merchandise.
  • Organized mattress warehouse sales aimed at liquidating obsolete merchandise in our distribution centers, accounting for over $1 MM in annual sales.
06/2002 to 01/2004 Assistant Buyer Filenes | City, STATE, China
  • Monitored 96 Filenes/ Kaufmann's stores to assure proper assortment mix and adequate stock levels were achieved on a door-by-door basis in order to maximize sales in $17 MM business.
  • Maintained knowledge of current promotions, and policies regarding payment and exchanges in order to effectively inform 76 stores on proper procedures. 
Expected in May 2002 Bachelor of Science | Accountancy Bentley College, Waltham, MA GPA:
Microsoft Office Certification: Advanced Excel, Access, Power Point, Word and Outlook /  Fact Based Solution Selling 1 - Analytic Certification Delta Associates - Kennesaw Georgia (6/11 - 10/11)
Forecasting / Inventory Management /  Microsoft Office Suite / GNFR Procurement

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  • Bachelor of Science