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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Profile
Results-oriented Purchasing Agent bringing over 6 years' experience in operations, inventory, and supply chain management. Core Qualifications Purchasing/Inventory Analysis & Process Logical & Critical Thinking Skills Improvement Skills Detail Oriented Mindset Cost Reduction & Negotiation Abilities Strong Decision-Making Ability Budgeting, Bidding & Contract Experience Motivated, Results Oriented Self Starter Demonstrated Product Technical Expertise
Qualifications
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Relevant Experience
Experience
Purchasing Agent, 09/2013 - Current
Seabrook, NH,
  • Solely responsible for company-wide purchasing of inventory items from commodity vendors for distribution.
  • Management of over 2000 SKUs, 4 virtual warehouses, and a rolling average of over $1 million in total inventory.
  • Effectively utilizing a variety of on-board ERP reporting (Sage 100) to plan daily purchasing decisions.
  • Developed reporting used to monitor past due open orders and items on PO in need of expediting.
  • Analyzing inventory usage on a scheduled basis to revise and set appropriate min/max levels based on a formulaic methodology and Six Sigma deviation analysis principles.
  • Classifying inventory using ABC/Pareto principles, while custom crafting appropriate criteria for each classification.
  • Assisting in the implementation of metric based vendor scorecard system.
  • Liaising with AP department to resolve vendor invoice discrepancies.
  • Maintaining excellent vendor relations which aided in expediting product, negotiating pricing and terms, and resolving damaged product return.
  • Working with QA Manager in the event of suspected defect product.
  • Assisting in reviewing vendor contract/bid proposals for details pertinent to operations management.
  • Continually driving costs down using strategic purchasing practices (economic order quantities, with regard to tiered/bulk pricing, and building optimized shipments with orders).
  • Developing a technical expertise in products utilized in a research environment.
  • FY 2014: Increased key operational metrics for outgoing sales orders shipped complete by maintaining appropriate inventory levels, while also increasing inventory turns and decreasing total inventory amount on hand.
  • FY 2015: Oversaw a minimal increase to inventory (2%) while sales grew approximately 10% over the same period.
Inventory Analyst, 07/2011 - 01/2013
Exeter Hospital Johnston, IA,
  • Participated in scheduled inventory cycle counts while maintaining Excel based log.
  • Performing root cause analysis to determine cause for discrepancies.
  • Tracked WIP inventory through value added steps using a transfer ticket system.
  • Recommended improvements to supply chain operations.
  • Introduced to basic Lean principles to include TPS/Just- in-time manufacturing.
  • Interacted with defective items being moved through a Six Sigma based QC process.
  • Participated in various 5S exercises as required.
  • Developed a technical expertise in component parts and automotive systems for commercial trucking.
Purchasing Agent, 04/2007 - 07/2010
John Deere Exeter, NH,
  • Solely responsible for company-wide purchasing of inventory items from commodity vendors for distribution.
  • Procurement performed for three branch locations.
  • Effectively utilized a variety of on-board ERP reporting to plan daily purchasing decisions.
  • Internally sourcing component items for on demand kit part creation.
  • Analyzed inventory usage to revise and set appropriate min/max levels.
  • Liaised with AP department to resolve vendor invoice discrepancies.
  • Maintained excellent vendor relations which aided in expediting product, negotiating pricing and terms, and resolving damaged product return.
  • Assisted in reviewing vendor contract/bid proposals for details pertinent to operations management.
  • Continually drove costs down using strategic purchasing practices (economic order quantities, with regard to tiered pricing, and building optimized shipments with orders).
  • Developed a technical expertise in products utilized in the reprographics industry.
Customer Service Representative, 11/2006 - 04/2007
Chicago, IL,
  • Provided excellent customer service for durable medical goods company on a seasonable basis.
  • Entering orders into.
  • ERP system (Mas 90) with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Corresponding with customers via phone, email, and fax.
  • Acted.
  • as auxiliary to receiving and purchasing operations.
  • Became proficient in all MS Office applications with a focus on.
  • advanced Excel usage.
  • Developed a technical expertise in products utilized in the clinical industry.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 2002
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Polk County High School - Columbus, NC
GPA:
Affiliations
Skills
ABC, AP, automotive, basic, excellent customer service, driving, email, ERP, fax, focus, inventory levels, inventory, Mas 90, max, Excel, MS Office applications, 2000, negotiating, operations management, pricing, Procurement, proposals, purchasing, QA, receiving, reporting, research, Sage, sales, Six Sigma, strategic, supply chain, phone, TPS, vendor relations

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