Seeking a position which will stimulate personal growth and knowledge while utilizing the
skills acquired through education, and experience.
High levels of organization
Excellent communication abilities
Strong customer service background
Attention to details
Ability to manage multiple projects and shifting priorities
Conversion from Qualedi translator to EDI HQ translator. Moved over 50 trading partners such as Amazon, Lowes, Menards, and Costco. Completed all the mapping, set ups and testing in EDIHQ internally which saved the company over $100K in 3rd party fees.
10/2008 to 03/2016
EDI SpecialistTwin-Star International - Delray Beach, FL
Provide technical expertise and support for all company EDI
Set up all AS2 connections within CleoLexicom and within EDI HQ AS2 software
Determine priority of customer set up and rearranged priorities as needed
Serve as the primary liaison between the business and any data-trading partners -Work with all trading customers to determine the type of data they would like to trade, analyzing the data exchanged, develop guidelines and specifications for data exchange.
Proficient in the following maps: 850, 810, 856, 846, 870, 855, 940, 945 ?
Led a team of 2 dispatchers and 25 drivers Oversees personnel needs of the department including hiring, select coaching, training staff and evaluating employee performance.
Assists in creating a positive team-oriented environment through employee development and motivation.
Conducts fleet evaluations to ensure maintenance standards are met.
Recommends procedures to improve efficiency.
Approves and monitors expenses of repairs, replacement and disposal of vehicles.
Obtains equipment replacement costs Oversees DOT compliance/reporting as it related to the fleet preventative maintenance programs Manages fleet department budgets Utilization of internet load boards and mapping programs.
Giving customers quotations based on needs and availability of equipment.
05/2005 to 10/2006
Procurement AnalystAllsteel ( a Division of HON) - Muscatine, IA
Source materials from suppliers at the lowest cost consistent with Allsteel quality, delivery, and reliability guidelines.
Analyze trends and quotes, interview suppliers, and recommend supply sources.
Coordinate material purchases in excess of $10M per year.
Expedite deliveries, and track critical material shipments.
Checks and approves for payment invoices for orders purchased.
Develop and maintain procurement contact records and/or systems required to efficiently operate.
Discuss defects with quality control and inspection personnel to determine root-cause, and initiate corrective action.
02/1998 to 05/2005
Shipment CoordinatorHON Company - Muscatine, IA
Scheduled and coordinated office furniture orders to top volume wholesalers, i.e. United Stationers and Office Depot.
Liaison between customers and carriers for all HON distribution centers.
Tracked failed deliveries, rescheduled appointments due to weather related issues, carrier failures, mechanical issues, etc.
Analyzed organization, transportation and distribution methods and procedures to develop and utilize the most economical and efficient means to deliver products
Reviewed transportation regulation rates to determine financial impact.
Prepared weekly management status reports.
10/1997 to 02/1998
Customer Service RepresentativeTemp Associates - Muscatine, IA
HON Main Warehouse-scheduled load plan appointments along with many other tasks, and was offered my current full-time permanent position.
HON Geneva Plant-greeted clients, answered phones, distributed reports, filed blueprints and proposals.
12/1992 to 10/1997
Purchasing Agent and Fleet ManagerStanley Consultants, Inc - Muscatine, IA
Negotiated prices, policies, and terms of all office supplies and equipment, expedited orders and capital expenditures for the company and its' nine branch offices.
Backup department head
Knowledge of telecommunications AT&T System 75
Ensured company's sixty vehicles were routinely maintained, and insured.
Managed two leased parking lots for fleet.
04/1990 to 03/1991
Marketing AssistantSurface Mounted Technology - San Jose, CA
Purchased chemicals and materials needed for computer boards while reducing manufacturing plant's material costs.
Worked with HR department on filing claims for benefits, maintain human resource records, completed new employee paperwork, and assisted where needed in any and all functions.
Processed all Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
08/1989 to 04/1990
Assistant to ControllerMark Thomas and Co., Inc - San Jose, CA
Responsible for payroll processing for sixty-five employees
Assisted with Human Resource functions as needed.
Processing of health and benefit insurance claims.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: Early Childhood EdMOUNT IDA COLLEGE - NEWTON, MAGPA: GPA: 3.85
Balancing Personal & Professional Life
The Importance of Writing Skills
Influencing with Nonverbal Communication
Developing Rapport Through Communication
Power Point 2000 Introduction, and Level II
Accounting, Auditing, Budgets, Capital expenditures, Coaching, Customer Service, EDI, FTP, AS2, General Office, Hiring, Listening, Logistics,
Outlook, Power Point, Sage 100, CleoLexicom, Qualedi, EDI HQ, AS2 Complete, Excel, Crystal Reports