Procurement Raw Material Buyer Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Self-directed purchasing specialist bringing demonstrated success in supply chain management and procurement leadership. Unsurpassed problem solving, planning and team building abilities. Dedicated to maximizing efficiency and cost-effectiveness in all areas.
  • Computer proficiency
  • Team leadership
  • Resourcefulness
  • Professional communication skills
  • Inventory coordination
  • Decision-making strength
  • Critical thinking skills​
  • Logistics coordination
01/2012 to 11/2017 Bickford Senior Living | , ,
  • Review, evaluate, and approved specifications to insure and award bids.
  • Reviewed purchases order claims and contracts to comply with company policy.
  • Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders.
  • Lead in the development of specifications for products, substitute materials.
  • Develop and implement purchasing and contract instructions, policies and procedures.
  • Liaison between customer and facility; assist customers, production, design, shipping and account managers on a daily basis by various means.
  • Develop strong, internal working relationships to support and promote efficient, timely and accurate response to customer expectations.
  • Process orders using various technological applications.
  • Provide formal quotes to sales team members and customers.
  • Track orders and manage warehouse products.
  • Follow established processes and procedures to ensure work accuracy.
  • Generate weekly and monthly reports.
  • Procure raw materials for Production/Planning.
  • Procure MRO (Maintenance, Repair & Operating) items.
  • Process maintenance work orders.
  • Implement cost savings indicatives where applicable.
06/2009 to 08/2012 Procurement/Raw Material Buyer Fruit Of The Loom - Vanity Fair Brands, L.P | City, STATE,
  • Procure packaging and provide operational support for manufacturing facilities located in Haiti & Honduras.
  • Monitor forecasts to determine product volume adjustments, replenishments, and allocations.
  • Act as liaison for Marketing, Product Development and Design Graphics to ensure that necessary packaging requirements meet required delivery dates.
  • Prepare and issue daily/weekly purchase orders due to manufacturing requirements.
  • Evaluate and monitor contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations.
  • Monitor shipments to ensure that JIT schedules are met.
  • Track monthly PPV for purchased packaging goods.
  • Initiated and presented an in-process packaging vendor consolidation to reduce UPC's, improve delivery lead-time, and reduce raw material and shipping costs for a savings of $750,000 per year.
05/1998 to 02/2012 Procurement/Raw Material and MRO Buyer Berry Plastics | City, STATE,
  • Managed Kan-Ban Pull Systems with suppliers to improve service to key production departments and reduced raw material outages by 65% Initiated supplier-partner negotiations to establish fixed pricing agreements resulting in cost savings of $400,000 FY05 and $500,000 FY06 Actively procured, managed and maintained MRO inventories for three plants (Franklin, KY; Bristol, RI; Middlesex, NJ) Processed month end closing reports Processed debit memos Initiated and implemented a new employee uniform program (Cost savings of $250,000 FY05 & FY06).
References Available Upon Request
Education and Training
Expected in 2015 Associate of Arts | Business Management Western Kentucky University, , GPA:
Business Management
Expected in 1993 Certificate in Human Resources | Business Administration Draughons Junior College, , GPA:
Business Administration
contracts, debit, delivery, Graphics, Human Resources, Marketing, materials, month end closing, negotiations, packaging, policies, pricing, processes, Product Development and Design, purchasing, sales, shipping
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School Attended
  • Western Kentucky University
  • Draughons Junior College
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  • Procurement/Raw Material and MRO Buyer
  • Associate of Arts
  • Certificate in Human Resources

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