(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Skilled buyer with more than 11 years’ experience in vendor negotiation, sales planning and price controls. Manage diverse purchasing needs in challenging, fast-paced environments.  Strengths include: vendor coordination, customer service, materials sourcing and planning.

  • ERP Systems
  • ISO 13485
  • cGMP
  • SOP's
  • IID's
  • Inventory Control

  • Analytical skills
  • Problem solving
  • Customer service expert
  • Team Player
  • Invoice processing

Price negotiation

Education and Training
Villanova University , Expected in May 2007 Certificate, Human Resources Management : - GPA :
Endicott College Beverly, MA Expected in Bachelor of Science : Public Relations/Marketing - GPA : GPA: 3.90

Additional coursework in Anatomy and PhysiologyBusiness Management


Notary Public

First Aid/CPR

Blood Borne Pathogens

MA DOT RCRA Certification

MA DOT Hazmat Certification



  • Saved 15% on supply costs by working closely with suppliers to ensure highest discounts possible, while still maintaining the highest quality standards
  • Managed inventory needs of lab supplies
  • Purchased over $175,000 of inventory each quarter
  • Recognized for playing an instrumental role in the implementation of cost savings measures
  • Saved over $10,000 on the facility's yearly HVAC costs by replacing current HVAC company with a more qualified and efficient company

Customer Service

  • Help customers determine the best product to suit their needs, pricing and placed the order
  • Assisted customers over the phone regarding products, promotions and orders.
  • Receive accolades from customers for professional and timely processing of orders.
  • Managed the company database and verified, edited and modified vendor/customer information.
Professional Experience
Adt Security Services, Inc - Office Manager/Purchasing/Shipping
Huntsville, AL, 05/2005 - Current
  • Purchasing
  • Work with Quality Systems Manager to simplify requisition forms for employees while still complying with SOP's for Quality Control.
  • Review and approve supply requisitions.
  • Implement procurement strategies/laboratory policies that adhere to our QA standards and procedures per the ISO 13485 certified protocols.
  • Prepare purchase requisitions (when needed), approve and issue purchase orders in accordance with company policy and negotiated terms and conditions.
  • Maintain procurement files from requisition to invoicing.
  • Responsible for planning, developing and buying materials, parts, supplies and equipment in a timely and cost effective way, while maintaining appropriate standards in accordance with our QA/QC specifications.
  • Ensure supplier compliance with site and company requirements for safety.
  • Manage vendor relationships and assist in building effective partnerships.
  • Develop and/or review purchase requests and ensure authorization as necessary to facilitate purchases.
  • Instrumental in lowering costs and securing agreements.
  • Liaise with Accounts Payable Department to ensure accurate and timely payment of invoices as necessary for the business with the supplier.
  • Customer Service
  • Build and develop relationships with key suppliers and customers.
  • Provide superior customer service.
  • Discuss defective or unacceptable new goods or services with customers, vendors and others to determine cause of problem and take corrective and preventative action.
  • Provide RFQ's for customers' product inquiries, as well as follow-ups to ensure open communication.
  • Work with Freight forwarders to send required documentation needed for importing.
  • Create air waybills/labels for product shipments with TNT, Fed Ex, DHL and UPS.
  • Pack products with ice packs/dry ice and prepare boxes for pick up by chosen courier.
Professional Relations/Research Institute, Inc - Administrator
City, STATE, 2001 - 09/2004
  • In charge of all issues and correspondences with Boards of Directors for clients, including project management, meeting announcements and minutes from the meeting.
  • Answering multi-line phones.
  • Worked with outside printers, advertising agencies to produce ads and booklets, prepping media kits.
  • Responsible for paying invoices and reimbursements from Board meetings.
  • Scheduling and arranging all mid-year meetings, including hotel arrangements and functions.
  • Organized, photocopied, and sent out agenda books to the Board of Directors prior to meetings.
  • Sending out correspondences to members regarding appointments to Committees.
  • Responsible for some editing, and layout and design for the client's Program books.

Volunteer for a local dog rescue, 2013-current

Volunteer at my children's school - various activities and events


Excellent interpersonal skills

Customer service

Professional and friendly

Careful and active listener

Attention to detail

Decision making

Analytical Problem solving

ISO 13485


Project management



Shipping and receiving


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