Business minded professional with an entrepreneur spirit accomplished in B2B sales, procurement, marketing, customer service, vendor management, supply chain management and contract negotiation. My career life has span a vast array of fields which has greatly contributed to my ability to communicate and work effectively with people from all walks of life and different levels.
Skilled in MS Office
Strong interpersonal skills
Meticulous eye for detail
Proven sales track record
Developed and procured contract for helicopter engine repairs resulting in several thousand dollars in savings as well as eliminating emergency purchase need.
Reduced lost production time and posting errors through process improvement of existing posting procedures for purchasers statewide.
Created and designed procurement tracking, approval, and receiving system at BazaarVoice resulting in streamlined visible process and budget savings.
Promoted within 1 year of hire due to minimal lead time on procurements, exceptional customer service, and maintaining audit compliant files.
Started business from ground up with tract record of 200% increase in sales each year.
12/2014 to Current
CEO/Co-FounderBarneStar Candle Company － Austin, Texas
Constant development of production process improvement to keep up with growing demand.
Create and run social media marketing campaigns.
Manage Inventory levels and set appropriate re-order points.
Established and maintained more than 20 business accounts.
Decreased company costs by 15% by negotiating new contracts with suppliers and vendors.
Grow and maintain B2B and consumer retail sales nationwide.
07/2013 to Current
Purchaser IVTexas Department of Transportation － Austin, Texas
Skills: Procurement, Contract Negotiation, Process Improvement, Cross-Functional Team Leadership, Customer Service, Sourcing, Microsoft Office, Vendor Management, PeopleSoft ERP, APS
Source new vendors for purchasing needs.
Determine recurring business needs and developed contracts based on demand to reduce costs and lead time.
Organize and prioritized projects.
Build competitive bidding environment with broad range of suppliers.
Lead process improvement teams for statewide purchasing procedures to reduce in error and lost production time.
Develop specifications and product tabulations through cross-functional teamwork.
08/2012 to 05/2013
Compliance AssociateAustin Water Utility － Austin, Texas
Skills: Vendor Sourcing, Infor, Microsoft Office, Contract Negotiations, Procurement, Record Keeping, Customer Service, Asset Tracking
Research and procure from a wide variety of available suppliers based on demand to decrease lead time of supply fulfillment for customer.
Prioritize and understand level of urgency from each request to appropriately source and procure in accordance with business operation needs.