Accomplished Procurement Specialist with a strong background in management and budget planning. Excels in high pressure environments requiring an acute attention to detail. Adept at collaborating with
third party vendors, clients, and internal teams to achieve purchasing goals. Specialize in evaluating process efficiencies and creating process improvements.
RFQ / PO Administration
IT Negotiation & Procurement
Procurement Focal for ERP System Change
Cost Savings Analysis & Reporting
Manage Inventory Catalog
Supply Chain Maintenance Vendor Relations
Walter Dorwin TEAGUEEverett, WABUYER06/2014 to Current
Manage a wide range of purchasing areas including IT, subcontractors, raw material inventory and equipment while adhering to policies and procedures throughout the life of the order.
Procurement focal for the recent ERP system change to NetSuite. As focal I managed testing, training, and support.
Manage all documentation coinciding purchasing orders, including technical data, NDA's, COLIs, MSAs, financial reports and approvals.
Measure vendor KPI's, qualify new vendors, and most importantly, maintain strong current vendor relationships.
Maintain material catalog with active pricing and
Sip Restaurant and Wine BarIssaquah, WAMANAGER05/2012 to 06/2014
Managed all business functions, including staff scheduling, financial
reporting, invoicing and inventory management.
Conducted analysis to forecast future sales and maximize labor efficiency.
Achieved all monthly sales goals of 6.5% increase over the previous year.
Melting Pot Seattle Restaurant GroupBellevue, WAMANAGER
Managed staff meetings and routinely hosted customer focused
Upheld a quality service product by establishing and enforcing
organization policies and standards.
Created and implemented a comprehensive Grass-roots marketing campaign.
Won the regional philanthropic competition for St. Jude's Children's
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts:Wine Business Management2010Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USAWine Business Management- School of Hospitality Business Management
Activities and Honors
-Sigma Iota Business Fraternity Member -Eta Sigma Delta International Hospitality Member
Received corporate "Ovation" from the CEO of TEAGUE, for managing the largest single equipment purchase in
Boeing Supplier of the Year Award Winner 2016
Boeing Supplier of the Year Award Nominated 2017
Started an anti-malarial campaign that raised over $5,000.