global supply chain purchasing coordinator resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary
Highly skilled and experienced operations analyst with 20 years of accomplishments in Transportation, Expediting, Purchasing, Inventory Management, implementing and managing process flows and procedures. Distinguished track record in controlling inventories valued at more than $25 million and exceeding forecast revenue budgets by an average of 2 million annually. Strategic thinker and strong multi-tasker possessing extensive organizational, project management and problem-solving abilities. Positive and effective communicator who interacts productively across the professional spectrum. Proven talent to manage day-to-day operations while maintaining a constant focus on global objectives.
  • Air/Rail/Truck & Stock Expediting
  • Global Logistics.
  • Process Improvement
  • Data/Statistical Analysis 
  • Transportation Procurement Specialist
  • Over-the-road transportation
  • Ocean imports/exports
  • Inventory Management
  • Skilled multi-tasker
  • Supply chain and resource management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Procurement & Purchasing
  • Global Logistics
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office
  • Contract Carrier Procurement
  • Excellent time management
  • Forecasting
  • AS/400 experience
Work History
03/2013 to 09/2015
Global & Supply Chain Purchasing Coordinator Toms Shoes City, STATE,
  • Determined the most cost-effective procedures and routes for shipments.
  • Gathered, logged and monitored all shipping data.
  • Translated business needs and priorities into actionable logistics strategies.
  • Expedited stock for various departments to customers, 3rd party vendors, retailers and global distribution centers.
  • Communicated with dispatchers, warehouses and customers regarding outgoing orders.
  • Provide status updates and stock commitment dates from buyers, Planners, inventory and manufacturing plants in China. 
  • Took corrective action in the case of accidents and delays to minimize extra expenses.
  • Presented carrier-performance metrics and monthly costs reports to executive team.
  • Negotiation with transportation providers to obtain best pricing and services through bid and quote process.
  • Coordinated shipments with warehouses, dispatchers and customers regarding outgoing and inbound shipments.
  • Prioritized order security, accuracy and on-time pickup and delivery.
  • Updated the database with changes in carrier and shipment status.
  • E-mailed suppliers, carriers and customers with shipping updates.
  • Monitored drop shipments and containers to 3rd party vendors for Air and Sea freight.
  • Responsible for invoicing, auditing and processing freight invoices for payment.
  • Coordinated weekly replenishment shipments to Toms Shoes domestic retail stores and stock transfers between global distribution centers.
  • Responsible for disposition of surplus, obsolete, defective as well as stock returns to inventory.
  • Responsible for preparation and execution of purchase orders, submitted PO copies to suppliers and accounting via SAP/ERP and EDI.  
  • Investigated and resolved PO discrepancies and shortages, expedited orders when necessary. 
  • Maintained PO report, new product set up and submitted to management for approval.

07/2011 to 03/2013
VMI Supervisor / Catalog Buyer Planner WARNER BROS/NBC UNIVERSAL City, STATE,
  • Execute SAP purchase requisitions and issue purchase orders to 3rd party vendors in order to deliver catalog product to customers on time, in spec and at lowest possible cost. .     
  • Acted as liaison between Universal and 3rd party vendors production/inventory control, resolving daily exceptions and escalating high priority issues to management as needed. .     
  • Partnered with Operations Planning team to establish priorities and issue rework purchase orders to 3rd party vendors to maximize utilization of existing inventory for distribution and sales needs. .     
  • Analyzed system generated dry goods/raw materials purchase recommendations and took appropriate action to insure necessary production inventory levels were maintained. .     
  • Purchased dry goods/raw materials from 3rd party vendors based upon forecast and production planning. .     
  • Worked with Marketing and Creative departments to obtain and maintain material pack out details pertaining to all Catalog titles. Tracked component, corrugate and dry goods/raw materials. Accurately logged and maintained newly created or revised component numbers, pack out details, purchased quantities, label art information, product dimensions, and pricing in various databases. .     
  • Produced various operational and ad hoc reports for management, 3rd party vendors, internal departments .     
  • Responsible inventory transfers and stock location adjustments to ensure inventory accuracy. .     
  • Attended daily meetings and conference calls with vendors and internal departments.

02/2008 to 04/2011
Inventory Sales & Revenue Analyst FORD MOTOR COMPANY City, STATE,
  • Aftermarket Engineering Remanufacturing Organization Provided ongoing, comprehensive analysis of sales and inventory operations to drive revenue and profitability of corporate component and powertrain sales and remanufacturing divisions.
  • Controlled and annually exceeded $6 million revenue budget.
  • Planned, coordinated and tracked all component and powertrain sales as well as shipping activities from Reclamation Centers to approved Ford Component Sales customers and scrap processors.
  • Worked with Powertrain Product Manager to maintain appropriate inventory levels.
  • Served as program coordinator for Surplus/Obsolete/Blemished, Precious Metals, Core Harvesting, Metal Bumpers, and supplier claim scrap actions.
  • Collected and maintained market intelligence on powertrain scrap value vs sell value.
  • Ensured that high quality core was leveraged through the Ford network before authorization to sell.
  • Created demand and core availability forecasts for current and future remanufactured powertrain program through analysis of warranty trend data and historical retail sales.
  • Interfaced with Ford plants to harvest all production overruns or defective materials usable in support of the remanufacturing process.
  • Coordinated the transportation of harvest material to warehouses, remanufacturers, scrap yards, direct customers, and the 47 national Ford distribution centers.
  • Analyzed and replenished Aftermarket Engineering Remanufacturing Organization (AERO) inventory.
  • Oversaw stripping of new high-value parts.
  • Worked with supplier and Supplier Claim Group of Ford Customer Service Division to coordinate material scrapping of approved claims.
  • Developed process to minimize cost on all inbound and outbound powertrain shipments from the warehouse.
  • Summarized and reported shipping discrepancies to appropriate personnel.
  • Coordinated with Aftermarket Engineering Group to devise process for procurement of core material from approved brokers.
  • Performed accounts payable, claims, customer transaction monitoring, and ledger posting.

09/2001 to 02/2008
Planning & Expedite Logistics Analyst FORD MOTOR COMPANY (FCSD) City, ,
  • Scheduled transportation for purchased goods and resolved shortages or receipt discrepancies.  .     
  • Proactively developed and managed 3rd party relationships and associated agreements with vendors and suppliers .     
  • Planned, coordinated and tracked all component and powertrain shipments as well as shipping activities from Reclamation Centers to approved Ford Component Sales customers and scrap processors. .     
  • Maintained a log of system related or production issues encountered by vendors and escalated as necessary. .     
  • Reviewed billing and purchase order discrepancies and resolved.
  • Coordinated the transportation of harvest material to warehouses, remanufacturers, scrap yards, direct customers, and the 47 national Ford distribution centers.
  • Coordinate with Engineering, Plant Managers, Purchasing & Planning, Inventory, Production and Specialty Buyers to expedite and resolve any issues delaying commitments. 
  • Maintained daily,weekly and monthly metrics on parts and complete unit shortages for responsible stakeholders.
  • Data entry of AS/400 and CMMS- MRP/ERP system, spreadsheets for KPI and Metrics reporting.
  • Reported carrier-performance metrics and monthly costs reports to executive team.
  • Supervised material flow, storage and global order fulfillment.
  • Redirected and expedited shipments en route in response to customer/stakeholders requests.
  • Reduced operating budget by 37% and misships by 26% by implementing new policies and procedures.
  • Established long-term customer relationships through prompt and courteous service.
  • Communicated all emergencies, delays due to weather and carrier schedule changes to customers and management.

Expected in 1989
Associate of Arts: Supply Logistics / Supply Chain Management
Community College Airforce - RAB West Germany,
  • Transportation Business coursework
  • Supply Chain Management training
  • Freight Broker training program
  • Forklift Operator Certificate
  • Inventory Management

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School Attended

  • Community College Airforce

Job Titles Held:

  • Global & Supply Chain Purchasing Coordinator
  • VMI Supervisor / Catalog Buyer Planner
  • Inventory Sales & Revenue Analyst
  • Planning & Expedite Logistics Analyst


  • Associate of Arts

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