(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

Proactive Purchasing Manager helping businesses meet fulfillment obligations through reliable vendor partnerships and streamlined ordering processes. Performs detailed research in supplier selection, sourcing and value assessment to form best overall strategy for long-term gain. Manages purchasing budget to determine feasibility of contracts and exceed savings goals.

  • Customer Service
  • Data Collection and Analysis
  • Problem Solving
  • Customer Demographics
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Vendor Relations
  • Public and Media Relations
  • Time Management
  • Database Management
  • Market Share Growth
  • Customer Presentations
  • Product Marketing
  • Corporate Communications
  • Customer Complaint Resolution
  • Marketing Collateral Development
  • Email Marketing
  • Market Positioning
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Business Needs Analysis
  • Policy reinforcement
  • Operational budget forecasting
  • Knowledge of quality systems
  • Staff training and development
  • Employee supervision
  • Audit reporting
  • Quickbooks
  • Deficiency detection
  • Systems Analysis
  • Data analysis
  • Asset utilization
  • Pre-implementation audits
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Team Collaboration
  • Pricing Analysis
Berea College Berea, KY Expected in 05/2003 Associate of Applied Science : Business Administration And Management - GPA :
Work History
Icon - Product Analyst Manager
Boston, MA, 09/2021 - Current
  • Worked with development team to define and implement customer change requests to enhance product functionality.
  • Supported development team in generation of technical requirements and product documentation to achieve process commonality.
  • Collaborated with internal team members and customer representatives to clarify relationship of business and project goals and obtain enhanced perspective of development process.
  • Attended weekly development team meetings and assisted in identification and resolution of issues to maintain timeline and budget integrity.
  • Assisted development leads in definition of process flows, relative task priorities and business value measurement parameters.
  • Compared project goals and user experiences and recommended revisions to bring entities into alignment.
  • Maximized advertising efforts by developing content for media relations, corporate communications and social media posts.
  • Identified appropriate marketing channels and target customers for campaigns.
  • Tracked key metrics and developed spreadsheets and data models.
  • Forecasted marketing trends based on previous data to adjust campaigns and maximize sales.
  • Created customized marketing materials to increase product awareness.
Syracuse City - Project Manager
Syracuse, UT, 02/2019 - 09/2019
  • Developed and initiated projects, managed costs, and monitored performance.
  • Updated operational methods, oversaw accounting procedures, tracked information and compiled data to improve efficiency.
  • Drove team success through shared vision and recognition of quality performance.
  • Eliminated discrepancies in progress by reviewing performance, spend and timeline.
  • Oversaw annual budget to handle supply, labor and maintenance needs.
  • Headed project teams specializing in design and launch activities.
  • Verified quality of deliverables and conformance to specifications before submitting to clients.
  • Tracked project and team member performance closely to quickly intervene in mistakes or delays.
  • Sourced, vetted and managed vendors needed to accomplish project goals.
  • Obtained needed resources by strategically negotiating with stakeholders and outside suppliers.
  • Built successful project plans covering objectives, resources and staffing to meet schedules.
  • Reported regularly to managers on project budget, progress and technical problems.
  • Recruited and oversaw personnel to achieve performance and quality targets.
  • Scheduled and facilitated meetings between project stakeholders to discuss deliverables, schedules and conflicts.
  • Oversaw high profile projects for by planning, designing, and scheduling phases.
  • Managed all phases of projects from procurement to commission.
Lexington Fayette Urban County Government - Fire Fighter
City, STATE, 05/2009 - 02/2019
  • Educated public and community members on fire safety and prevention methods to provide life-saving techniques.
  • Maintained strong knowledge of firefighting principles and suppression methods, which enabled proper decision-making in emergency situations.
  • Led team in fighting fires and exercised considerable judgment in deciding best way to extinguish based on type of fuel and environment.
  • Responded to emergency medical calls to perform lifesaving procedures and other emergency medical services.
  • Inspected all equipment following each fire call to ascertain effective functionality of hoses, breathing masks and fire tools.
  • Assisted with safety audits and tracking of chemical and waste inventories.
  • Trained fire personnel in safe and proper operation and maintenance of fire department apparatus and vehicles.
  • Oversaw equipment and vehicle upkeep to maintain emergency readiness.
  • Oversaw budget and financial accounts for station.
EST Tools & Machine Inc. - Procurement/Quality Assurance Project Manager
City, STATE, 03/2005 - 04/2009
  • Cooperated with engineering, manufacturing and corporate accounting to verify adherence to quality standards.
  • Reported production malfunctions to managers and production supervisors.
  • Specified quality requirements of raw materials with suppliers.
  • Monitored staff organization and suggested improvements to daily functionality.
  • Inspected products and worker progress throughout production.
  • Recorded, analyzed and distributed statistical information.
  • Implemented new quality assurance and customer service standards.
  • Determined quality department standards, practices and procedures.
  • Collaborated with audit clients and action owners to apply root cause analysis guidance and establish effective corrective action plans.
  • Applied coaching techniques and tools to support managers and team members in improving performance.
  • Scheduled and chaired quality review meetings to review effectiveness of performance mitigating risk, improving throughput and achieving customer satisfaction.
  • Developed quality planning for multiple new product launches by verifying customer requirements and implementing in design and production.
  • Tracked quality issues with external customers, suppliers and internal plant operations.
  • Established and tracked quality department goals and objectives.
  • Implemented ISO 9000 quality systems, defining business practices, leading to certification and better business practices.
  • Adjusted procedures as needed to maximize department effectiveness.
  • Implemented policies to reduce cost and eliminate waste.
  • Evaluated supplier quotes based on purchasing procedures and competitiveness in quality, price and delivery.
  • Reviewed and issued contracts and blanket purchase orders after choosing ideal vendor and drive procurement process.
  • Generated weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly reports on purchasing operations.

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