procurement specialist resume example with 7 years of experience

Jessica Claire
Experienced Procurement Professional
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Customer-oriented, strategic-thinking Procurement Professional with over 4 years of experience in building relationships, cultivating partnerships, retaining top accounts and growing profit channels. Multi-tasking and self-motivated leader with expertise on expanding network connections, persuasively buying introducing products, implementing pricing/merchandising models, inventory control and projections, territory development and revealing customer needs to deliver solutions. Analytical Procurement Specialist with expertise in evaluating inventory levels and determining supply and demand. Bilingual individual with persuasive attitude and knowledge needed to coordinate logistics, including delivery scheduling with vendors. Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference.

  • Knowledgeable in SAP
  • Spending oversight
  • Writing and verbal communication
  • Order placement
  • Product tracking
  • Telephone and email etiquette
  • Work ethic
  • Problem resolution
  • Working collaboratively
  • Critical thinking
  • Decision-making
  • Analytical
Procurement Specialist, 01/2020 - 12/2021
Abbott Laboratories Lynchburg, VA,
  • Maintained ongoing communication with suppliers to promote workflow and respond to inquiries
  • Communicated with vendors regarding inventory needs and negotiated prices to maintain profit margins
  • Responsible for processing expenditures, maintaining comprehensive records of all department expenses, and processing all related paperwork and acts a liaison with appropriate budgetary offices
  • Reviewed proposals, qualified vendors and recommended optimal suppliers
  • Assists with the annual budget cycle for the Office of Residential Life by preparing new blanket purchase orders and budget lines as needed, preparing for fiscal year closing of operating and program budgets, closing out outstanding invoices
  • This position also manages reports and transactions for vendors that generate revenue for the department.
  • Applied well-developed communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills to build effective working relationships with vendors and partners.
  • Reviewed requisition orders, verifying terminology and specifications for accuracy.
  • Mitigated logistics deficiencies, resolved shortages, and tracked missed or late deliveries while scheduling and expediting high-priority customers.
  • Entered order details into system and inputted updates accordingly using SAP.
Procurement Specialist, 05/2018 - 12/2019
Abbott Laboratories Scottsdale, AZ,
  • Maintained effective and lasting vendor relationships through dynamic communication, collaboration and intelligent questioning skills
  • Carefully read and interpreted requisition orders to understand specialized terms and requirements
  • Procured critical parts and assemblies to develop and coordinate sourcing requirements.
  • Applied well-developed communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills to build effective working relationships with vendors and partners.
  • Strengthened traceability, developing organization systems for purchase orders, invoices, pricing and reports.
  • Prepared invitation-of-bid forms for supplier firm delivery.
  • Decreased spending, locating new suppliers by networking at industry markets, purchasing and designing cost-effective products and reviewing samples.
  • Delivered pivotal market research to determine feasibility of proposed procurement actions.
Accounts Receivable Specialist, 10/2014 - 05/2018
Afterpay Touch Madrid, IA,
  • Performed various accounts receivable functions, handled cash receipts posting, updated cash flow reports and researched chargebacks and write-offs.
  • Generated, mailed and monitored invoices.
  • Evaluated open accounts to look for past-due balances and pursue collection strategies.
  • Investigated billing discrepancies and implemented effective solutions to resolve concerns and prevent future problems.
  • Worked closely with delinquent account holders to collect and reconcile accounts through approved channels.
  • Kept accounts receivable tracking database current with relevant client information, collection and billing progress and program changes.
  • Reviewed contracts, proposals and waivers to maintain accurate and up-to-date billing.
  • Improved billing and month-end reporting processes.
  • Partnered with cash application team and credit manager on timely and accurate posting of remittances.
  • Analyzed loss reports and reviewed with senior management to measure overall portfolio performance.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Business Administration: Accounting And Finance, Expected in 12/2022
Wiley College - Marshall, TX,
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Identified new and more cost-effective suppliers through participation in industry networking events, purchasing advantageous packages and cutting costs. Accounts Receivable Specialist, Contacted clients with past due accounts to formulate payment plans and discuss restructuring options. Identified, researched and resolved billing variances to maintain system accuracy and currency. Managed efficient cash flow reporting, posted cash receipts and analyzed chargebacks, independently addressing and resolving issues.

High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2005
David W Carter High School - Dallas, TX
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Websites, Portfolios, Profiles
Supply Chain Management Procurement Planning Material Management Risk Management & Inventory Control Process Management Facility Management Strategic Industry Management Supplier Relationship Management Project Management Excellent communication skills Analytical Skills,

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School Attended

  • Wiley College
  • David W Carter High School

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  • Procurement Specialist
  • Procurement Specialist
  • Accounts Receivable Specialist


  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • High School Diploma

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