integrated business planning buyer resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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  • Over 15 years of experience working in a Nutraceutical industry Highly skilled in planning, organizing and procuring merchandise including Raw Material Demonstrated ability to ensure that the highest quality products Hands-on experience in coordinating and negotiating with suppliers Thorough understanding of quality and delivery protocols in compliance to company requirements Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing.
  • Highly analytical thinking with for identifying, scrutinizing, improving, and streamlining complex work processes.
  • Proven relationship-builder with unsurpassed interpersonal skills.
  • Goal-driven leader who maintains a productive climate and confidently motivates, mobilizes.
  • Personable professional whose strengths include cultural sensitivity and an ability to build rapport with a diverse workforce in multicultural settings.
  • Planning and organizational skills.
  • Resourceful team player who excels at building trusting relationships with customers and colleagues.
  • Seasoned professional whose honesty and integrity provide for effective leadership and optimal business relationships.
  • Highly adaptable, positive, resilient, patient risk-taker who is open to new ideas.
  • Productive worker with solid work ethic who exerts optimal effort in successfully completing tasks.
  • Dependable, responsible contributor committed to excellence and success.
  • Loyal and dedicated manager with an excellent work record.
  • Energetic performer consistently cited for unbridled passion for work, sunny disposition, and upbeat, positive attitude.
  • Conscientious go-getter who is highly organized, dedicated, and committed to professionalism.
  • Confident, hard-working employee who is committed to achieving excellence.
  • Highly motivated self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervision.
  • Enthusiastic, knowledge-hungry learner, eager to meet challenges and quickly assimilate new concepts.
  • Manage corporate SOPs and Knowledge of cGMP requirements.
  • Root cause analysis and implementation of corrective action
  • Enthusiastic individual with superior skills in working in both team-based and independent capacities. Bringing strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting. Excited to begin new challenge with successful team.
  • Computer-literate performer with Microsoft Office, ORACLE System, Captiva Document Manager and AS400 proficiency.
  • Continuous improvement
  • Business structure planning
  • Business continuity planning
  • Ethical business standards
  • Strategic planning and execution
  • Inventory planning
  • ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software
  • General business knowledge
  • Writing and verbal communication
  • Supply chain assistance
  • Vendor relationship management
  • Knowledge of raw materials
  • Shipping and receiving understanding
  • Bilingual communication
Integrated Business Planning Buyer, 07/2012 to Current
Nature's Bounty Inc.City, STATE,
  • Vendor Set Up information - obtains all paperwork to set up a new vendor and ensures Certificate of Insurance is up to date.
  • Processes Add-Ons and "outside norm" inventory pushes.
  • (Data Entry at request of CM).
  • Research and Analysis of store out of stocks at Operations request.
  • Data and Analysis preparation for vendor meetings and category analysis.
  • Handled documentation such as SCAR (Supplier Corrective Action), investigation reports, product Certificate of Analysis and registration documents required.
  • Assist the senior buyer in bid evaluations and vendor selections Monitors and trend all raw materials that cause issues during production in order to drive continuous improvement manufacturers and suppliers.
  • New Item Set up within Oracle Suite- creating orders and following up with the vendor.
  • New Item Set up in AS400 (Point of Sale) - pricing, and implementation of distribution instructions from CM.
  • Day to day follow up with vendors on past due PO's and line extensions.
  • Review of items weekly to ensure adequate levels of inventory in stores and warehouses.
  • Initial vendor contact and information gathering/research.
  • Pricing analysis and research for CM.
  • Supported Supply Chain departments by compiling paperwork and taking detailed meeting minutes.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
Procurement MRO Buyer, 02/2005 to 07/2012
Nbty Inc. (Nutro Labs)City, STATE,
  • Acknowledge Raw Materials specification and ensure they are meeting the acceptance base on Company specification.
  • Ensured the timely delivery of commodities Acquired particularly rare and expensive equipment on standard price Analyzed consumer buyer behavior - Increased savings by 30% Effectively coordinated the logistics costs to increase efficiency Monitored attainment towards procurement goals Verified.
  • Entered, updated, and expedited purchase orders Communicated with suppliers for quotations Handled conflicts or questions on price and specifications.
  • Improved profit margins by streamlining operations and workflow and negotiating competitive vendor contracts.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
Purchasing Data Entry and Sample Coordinator, 12/2002 to 02/2005
Nbty Inc. (Nutro Labs)City, STATE,
  • Coordinate with suppliers regarding order discrepancies, shipment shortages and transactional errors Evaluate all purchase orders and ensure their accordance with the SKU and packaging guidelines Develop purchase orders by managing product availability, quality and price options Monitor procurement inventories and keep track of all supply dates and scheduled shipments.
  • Compared product and materials colors, shapes, textures and grades with predetermined templates.
  • Produced official reports of findings to meet regulatory standards and assist senior leadership with improving operations.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Business Administration , Expected in 2012
Middlesex County College - Edison, NJ
High School Diploma: Business Administration, Expected in 1996
Conrado Gonzalez Mejia, Middlesex County College - Antioquia,

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  • Middlesex County College
  • Conrado Gonzalez Mejia, Middlesex County College

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  • Procurement MRO Buyer
  • Purchasing Data Entry and Sample Coordinator


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  • High School Diploma

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