Experienced in high-volume, dynamic purchasing environments. Dedicated to exceeding expectations and bringing exceptional business results. Self-directed purchasing agent bringing demonstrated success in supply chain and procurement. Unsurpassed problem solving, planning and team building abilities. Dedicated to maximizing efficiency and cost-effectiveness in all areas.
Directed transportation initiatives to maximize efficiency. Researched competitors and sourced new vendors. Determined recurring business needs and maintained necessary inventory levels. Conducted market research to determine appropriate pricing. Organized and prioritized projects. Computed, recorded, and proofread data, records and reports. Communicated with customers, employees and other individuals to answer questions and explain information.
Developed and managed annual operating budgets. Recruited, hired and trained over 50 new employees during tenure. Built and maintained effective accounts receivable and cash flow monitoring systems. Identified inefficiencies and made recommendations for process improvements. Created solutions in the areas of inventory, sales reporting, distribution and product upgrades that led to system improvements and streamlined processes. Worked closely with company executives to identify new business opportunities and routinely participated in the sales process.Reconciled and reported discrepancies found in records.
Planned special inventory buys. Managed daily inventory. Worked closely with managers to plan buys. Directed transportation initiatives to maximize efficiency. Performed detailed reviewed of high and low performing products. Analyzed sales trends to maximize sales potential. Supervised junior staff and mentored to improve performance. Diversified product selections. Assisted managers in developing promotions to move existing stock.
Volunteered with Logan City School District in the Teaching Reading program. John H. Harland scholarship. Certification in Comparative World Religions.
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