Logistics And Purchasing resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

I am a motivated individual with strong work ethic and ability to work independently. I hold strong organizational and team collaboration skills with multi-faceted knowledge and experience. I am consistently rewarded for my success in creating and improving procedures, operational structure and cost reduction. My vast experience has positively impacting overall morale and productivity.

I provide years of experience in logistics, fleet management, inventory control, communication skills, data entry , purchasing/ procurement, and process improvement.

  • Purchasing / procurement/ product acquisition
  • Transportation and logistics planning
  • Inventory Management
  • Logistics understanding
  • Fluent with Netsuite CRM/ ERP and WMS Systems
  • Budget and records management
  • Cost reduction and budgeting
  • Refunds and exchanges
  • Facility and equipment maintenance
  • Familiar with AS/400
  • Data Entry
  • Fluent with Microsoft products: MS Office, MS Excel, etc
  • Process Improvement
  • Product testing
  • Employee supervision
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Prioritizing
  • Process flow
  • Training and education
  • Vehicle maintenance
  • Operations and logistics
  • Driver management
  • Shipment coordination
  • Safety regulations implementation
  • Materials Management
  • Cost control and tracking
  • Operational Improvement
  • Documentation
  • Customer service
  • Team building
  • Communication
Work History
03/2018 to Current
Logistics and Purchasing Bluestem Brands Eden Prairie, MN,
  • Generated monthly reports, documents and analysis in Netsuite for senior management review and approval
  • Reduced costs by 25% by performing warehousing costs analysis, freight and shipping analysis and product cost analysis
  • Assessed areas of service concern and developed improvement plans
  • Implemented policies to reduce cost and eliminate waste
  • Improved inspection policies to increase quality of raw materials and finished goods
  • Adjusted procedures as needed to maximize department effectiveness
  • Contacted location managers and department supervisors to assess requirements
  • Purchased new products and oversaw inventory stocking and availability
  • Used Netsuite to authorize and monitor purchase orders and consumables
  • Coordinated distribution processes
  • Generated weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly reports on purchasing operations
  • Created purchase orders
  • Wrote standard operating procedures for department
  • Coordinated paperwork, updated spreadsheets and maintained permanent records
  • Reviewed established business practices and improved processes to increase efficiencies and reduce expense without compromising customer service levels
  • Expedited resolutions of shipping errors and packaging mistakes
  • Conducted research to address shipping errors and packaging mistakes
  • Directed logistics operations, including shipping and receiving of wide range of products daily
  • Planned and supervised shipments from production to end-user and scheduled daily and weekly routes
  • Administered sales orders, as well as processed and documented transactions
  • Prepared updated shipment reports for executives and clients
  • Facing unfortunate layoff due to COVID-19 pandemic
07/2016 to 06/2017
Field Service Technician/ Team Leader in Training Myrtle Beach Building Supply Little River, SC,
  • Specialized in repairing Raymond material handling equipment and learned ins and outs of many different manufacturer's pieces
  • Specialized in AC and DC, propane, and diesel powered industrial equipment
  • Managed all on-site and off-site installation, repair, maintenance and test tasks
  • Managed 150+ fleet equipment upkeep and repair for larger corporate companies such as Moen, Smithfield Packing, and Masterbrand Cabinets
  • Performed annual service visits and completed preventative maintenance on all systems
  • Investigated and troubleshot product service issues weekly
  • Diagnosed equipment malfunctions by analyzing technical data using diagnostic applications
  • Reviewed technical documentation to complete equipment maintenance and repair
  • Installed new material handling and warehousing equipment and explained operation and routine maintenance protocols to customers
  • Provided technical support to troubleshoot, repair and maintain operational efficiencies in hydraulic, mechanical and electrical systems
  • Interacted with all necessary partners including vendors, upper management and peers
  • Reviewed all aspects of job upon completion to alleviate equipment failure and prevent callbacks
  • Properly completed work reports for each field visit
  • Completed partial or full dismantling of equipment to quickly repair or replace defective components and restore functionality
  • Maintained company field response vehicle stocked with repair and replacement parts
  • Positively engaged with customers and maintained professional appearance at all times as company representative
  • Discussed and recommended service options with customers and explained costs involved
  • Left position under good terms for relocation back to Vermont
11/2014 to 06/2016
Director of Transportation Franklin West Supervisory Union City, STATE,
  • Entrusted to enforce safe and reliable transportation of nearly 900 children for PreK-12 school district
  • Managed all aspects of daily student transportation including hiring, routing, driver supervision and DOT compliance
  • Maintained compliance with DOT regulations, accurately documenting driver qualifications, permits and equipment information
  • Maintained safe and timely route completions
  • Assisted passengers with difficulties or disabilities to board and exit bus
  • Adhered to scheduled routes to accomplish timely drop-offs and pick-ups
  • Reported vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to vehicles
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties
  • Completed projects by effectively delegating tasks and overseeing employee performance
  • Increased regulatory compliance by monitoring vehicles to verify adherence to operational, state and federal requirements
  • Positively interacted with all personnel, including drivers, upper management and shop department, which helped improve overall communication
  • Supervised yearly equipment overhauls to drive improved inventory and increase equipment longevity
  • Coordinated safety meetings to educate team members on best practices to mitigate hazard opportunities
  • Reduced expenditures by overseeing equipment acquisition to ensure best value and price negotiation
  • Inspected vehicles and requested maintenance tasks be completed within specific time frames
  • Managed documents by organizing forms, making photocopies, filing records, preparing correspondence and creating reports
  • Disassembled and repaired diesel engines in automobiles, trucks, buses and construction vehicles
  • Performed preventative maintenance on engines, transmissions, tires and other vehicle systems
  • Completed checklist of fluid levels, air filter, tire pressure and more as part of service orders
  • Installed new systems and components in vehicles
  • Ordered parts necessary for vehicle repairs and new installations
  • Inspected all vehicle systems to assess function and uncover defects
  • Obtained Class B CDL with school bus endorsement
  • Obtained State of VT Motor Vehicle Inspectors License
  • Worked under direct supervision of supervisory Business Manager
  • Left position under good terms due to relocation to North Carolina
05/2013 to 11/2014
Inside Sales Coordinator Milton CAT (Caterpillar) City, STATE,
  • Processing of rental, lease and sales orders in upwards of $1.5 million per transaction of heavy construction equipment
  • Prioritized daily workflows, including all inbound calls, quotes and sales-related inquiries
  • Collaborated with vendor representatives and company customers to set up optimal delivery schedules
  • Computed total costs and profit requirements for customer sales to provide accurate pricing
  • Processed customer orders and resolved questions and concerns regarding products, pricing and availability
  • Coordinated with warehouse department to pull products for customers
  • Engaged clients through effective communication and interpersonal skills, which helped to develop lasting relationships
  • Worked with sales managers to verify pricing discounts and customer details
  • Followed up with customers after completed sales to assess satisfaction and resolve any technical or service concerns
  • Ensured accurate account invoicing through collaboration with accounting department
  • Generated all documentation and information required for customer shipments
  • Tracked orders and notified customers of status or potential delays
  • Planned and supervised shipments from production to end-user and scheduled daily and weekly routes
  • Maintained damaged goods records, back order logs, and any applicable regulatory reporting
  • Conferred with managers, sales teams and engineering personnel to revise plans and achieve demanding targets
  • Completed accurate order entry, including data verification
  • Inspected inbound and outbound shipments to verify accuracy and prevent errors
  • Double-checked customer orders and information before filling out order forms to prevent unnecessary delays and errors
  • Maintained consistent email communication with stores and suppliers to confirm and track orders and verify price revisions on purchase orders
  • Communicated with vendors regarding inventory needs and negotiated prices to maintain profit margins
  • Left employer on good terms for opportunity to work close to home
Expected in 2008
High School Diploma:
Bellow Free Academy - Fairfax, VT,
Expected in 2007
Certificate: Automotive Mechanics
Center For Technology - Essex, VT,
Expected in 2008
Certificate: Natural Resources- Mechanical
Center For Technology - Essex, VT,

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School Attended

  • Bellow Free Academy
  • Center For Technology
  • Center For Technology

Job Titles Held:

  • Logistics and Purchasing
  • Field Service Technician/ Team Leader in Training
  • Director of Transportation
  • Inside Sales Coordinator


  • High School Diploma
  • Certificate
  • Certificate

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