Procurement professional with over nine years of experience in distribution. Proficiencies includes managing purchasing ,inventory control and marketing management .Excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills
Shipping & Receiving
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Sage 100 ERP formerly Sage ERP MAS 90 and 200 Master Accounting Series.
MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, MS Outlook, MS Publisher.
Online Merchant .................................................................................... January 2013 to Current
Online Retailer Creating, Marketing and Managing successful online retail business with over $25,000 per month in sales.
Purchase merchandise to maintain optimal inventory levels.
Maintain inventory of shipping supplies, like boxes, labels, tape, bubble wrap, loose packing materials.
Correspond with online customers via email, telephone, to address questions or complaints about products, or any other shipping issues.
Creating, managing, and automate orders and invoices, using order management and invoicing software.
Routinely run a performance analysis to understand and communicate performing and non-performing products.
Calculate revenue, sales, and expenses using spreadsheet.
Analyze business, identify areas of opportunity to achieve sales goals.
Purchasing & Inventory Manager October 2004 to August 2013Princess Professional & Spa Services － San Antonio, TX
Performed diverse Purchasing and inventory duties ,including .Managed hair care categories, to include approximately 60 brands and over 3,500 SKUs.
Responsible for all purchases.
4 million annually on retail products and equipment from suppliers in the U.S.
Worked with a team to analyze new products launches, marketing promotions, market analysis, research and development, promotion profitability, sales forecasting, and sales evaluation Managed the overall function of the purchasing department in daily basis.
Negotiated 4%-6% price reductions for large commodity purchases Ensured purchasing procedures are fully implemented in the company on all procurement activities.
Built strategic relationships with the suppliers to develop sound business relationship, mutual trust and confidence.
Provided management with update reports on all the procurement activities.
Followed up with the supplier until the arrival of shipments in the required dates.
Received and approved daily, weekly and monthly shipment.
Managed inventory levels in stores and warehouse.
Maintained warehouse inventory levels to eliminate back orders and overstocks.
Negotiated promotional items and pricing.
Performed cyclic stock count / inventory accuracy checks.
Analyzed and prepared end of the month inventory EOM report.
Worked effectively and efficiently with cross-functional teams, including sales and the warehouse.
Executed exit strategies on slow-selling items / lines and recommend appropriate solutions and markdowns.
Developed monthly and Bi-monthly advertising for retail and professional product placement and pricing.
Provided product and category suggestions to be featured in online banners, emails, and social media.
Approved advertising proof before printing.
Drove the creation of marketing collateral including printing and providing direction to the graphic designer.
Oversaw execution of Bi-monthly mailings to approximately 5,000 customers.
Participated in the execution of launches new lines, sales meetings and special events.
March 2001 to June 2004
Armanious Group / Eva Cosmetics Lab Cairo- Egypt Prepared monthly payroll for 250+ employees.
Computed wage and overtime payments, and audited records to ensure consistency.
Entered compensation changes for all level employees.
Monitored incentives, overtime and allowances cost.
Handled all leave of absence requests and workers compensation claims.
Maintained employee files and records Screened Resumes of potential candidates to be interviewed, prepared a shortlist of the best candidates.
M.B.A. Master of Business Administration : 2011Webster University － San Antonio, TX
B.Sc. Bachelor : Computer Information Systems, 2000Higher Institute for Advanced Studies － Cairo, EgyptComputer Information Systems
Fluent in Arabic (Read, Write, and Speak)
Accounting, Adobe Photoshop, Advertising, Arabic, automate, banners, Brand Management, Bi, interpersonal skills, Customer Service, direction, email, ERP, special events, functional, graphic designer, Maintain inventory, inventory control, Inventory, inventory levels, Inventory Control, invoicing, Logistics, Managing, market analysis, marketing, marketing collateral, marketing management, MAS 90, materials, meetings, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Power Point, MS Publisher, MS Word, Negotiation, Optimization, order management, payroll, performance analysis, pricing, problem solving, Procurement, Product Management, promotion, Purchasing, Read, Receiving, research, retail, Sage, selling, sales, sales forecasting, Shipping, sound, spreadsheet, strategic, telephone