procurement specialist resume example with 13 years of experience

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Professional Summary

A results-oriented, accomplished, and bilingual Procurement Specialist with a background of success in import and export operations, launching strategic relations with vendors and suppliers to reduce logistical expenses. Growth-focused thought leader equipped with 11+ years of experience win the food ingredient industry, orchestrating warehouse operations and other international branches to deliver exceptional customer service in a timely manner. Exceptionally dedicated professional with keen interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills, as well as budget management, policy development, and resource allocation expertise.

  • Vendor Relationship Management
  • Price Negotiation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Accounting
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Analytical skills
  • Logistics
  • Materials Sourcing
  • Effective Communication
  • Bilingual
  • Import/Export Operations
INACAP Chile, Expected in 12/2002 Associate of Business Administration : - GPA :
  • GMP, Preventive Controls, and HACCP Implementation
  • APICS Planning and Inventory Management Certification - in progress
  • Quickbooks Certified ProAdvisor
Work History
Ecolab Inc. - Procurement Specialist
Charlottesville, VA, 05/2016 - 11/2022
  • Identified and procured raw materials, created and fulfilled purchase orders, and audited FDA prior notices; delivered customer service-related duties for international and domestic accounts.
  • Orchestrated the operations of warehouses, freight forwarders, and vendors to guarantee an efficient, and obstruct-less product flow across every phase of the supply chain.
  • Maintained effective and lasting vendor relationships through dynamic communication, collaboration, and intelligent questioning skills.
  • Researched and identified potential new suppliers to increase vendor base.
  • Oversaw inventory control, accounting, and supply reports.
  • Collaborated with stakeholders to align supply chain processes with organizational goals.
  • Tracked purchase orders and followed up with vendors and carriers to support timely deliveries.
Ingersoll Rand - Account Manager - B2B Business Development
Quincy, IL, 10/2012 - 04/2016
  • Offer high quality and swift customer support, addressing customer inquiries concerning prices, products, and availability.
  • Partner with the professional technical team in planning, devising, and creating customizable products and other solutions to meet the customer’s implicit needs.
  • Assist key distributors through the food ingredient registration processes for Latin America and Asia; establish and maintain crucial business relationships.
  • Handle, coordinate, host, and participate in professional trade show events, networking with industry leaders and staff to improve B2B and B2C relations; communicate and strengthen partnerships with distributor partners in Asia, Europe, and Latin America.
  • Work closely with marketing team on targeted sales-driven email campaigns to increase leads.
  • Maintain account project plans to ensure timeliness of client deliverables; delegate work to team members and provide support; anticipate client needs and identify strategies to solve potential issues.
C&P Group - Bookkeeper/Office Administrator
City, STATE, 07/2010 - 09/2012
  • Tracked office supplies and restocked low items to keep team members on-task and productive.
  • Interacted with customers by phone, email, or in-person to provide information.
  • Coordinated communications, financial processing, registration, recordkeeping, and other administrative functions.
  • Applied advanced administrative and analytical skills in overseeing day-to-day operational activities.
  • Implemented the QuickBooks accounting system to drive efficiency; assembled payroll and crafted paychecks, submitting daily receivables and payables, alongside managing bank and credit card reconciliations.
  • Produced invoices and monitored collection processes; organized, filed, and completed sales tax reports, forms 941 and RT-6, as well as annual W-2 and 1099 forms for employees and independent contractors.
  • Coordinated and addressed all inquiries and correspondence from vendors and customers; guided office supply purchases and tracked inventory.
  • Scheduled and coordinated meetings, appointments, and travel arrangements; trained administrative assistants during period of company expansion, ensuring company policies were followed.
  • Executed optimized filing and organizational practices.
Health-Tech Inc - Order Management Specialist
City, STATE, 08/2009 - 06/2010
  • Recruited as front desk receptionist, introducing guests to the premises and greeting potential visitors on the phone; received, delivered, and organized daily incoming correspondence.
  • Outlined, formulated, and organized conferences, sorted documents, and addressed customer concerns with effective and swift solutions; aided the office manager with function and duties.
  • Rewarded with a promotion for providing the company an exceptional performance, demonstrating the capacity to adapt quickly and have strong comprehension in complex concepts.
  • Controlled order management and processing through the EDI; gathered the documentation, processed the invoices, and completed order fulfillment.
  • Provided outstanding customer support, assisted the logistical processes, and accumulated all required documentation for the operations of the factory company.
  • Discovered opportunities for improvement and recommend solutions; helped with other special projects as assigned by management.
Spanish :
Native or Bilingual
Negotiated :
Portuguese :
Professional Working
Negotiated :

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