Purchasing Agent with 13 years of purchasing and procurement experience, and a solid background in finance, economics, accounting and computer systems management.
Language French Spoken Intermediate Written Intermediate Read
Purchasing Agent GS-6 February 2016 to CurrentDepartment of Veterans Affairs － Richmond , VA
This was a Promotion to the EMS service.
Acquires commercial supplies in the open market through delivery order, purchase order, Federal Supply schedule.
Purchase supplies, equipment , and services required in a Medical Center environment, such as those necessary for patients care (subsistence, cleaning and operating supplies. Laundry: linen, chemicals and operating supplies.
Performs work involving the collection, compilation, and/or tracking of data and statistical information in support of the organization's program operation to determine price reasonableness.
Serves as purchasing agent for Environmental Management Service
Utilizes prime vendor resources , and other avenues to obtain subsistence and supplies in the most cost-effective manner
Receives and reviews source documents, records and compiles histories of expended fund usageMonitors cash flow as budget demands on control points
Calculates quantity discounts, shipment cost and formulate shipping charges using the metric systems.
Maintains automated system of program-specific data to track items such as, cost, supplies, or equipment for the office and maintain appropriate inventories
Supervisor: Bernard Harper (804-675-5000 ext 5137)
Purchasing Agent GS-5 September 2012 to February 2016Department Of Veterans Affairs － Richmond, VA
I use Federal and agency guidelines to interpret all consults/prosthetic requests for supplies and services from the clinical staff (e.g., Physicians, Physical/Occupational Therapists, etc.), patients and patient representatives for prosthetic devices.
1 ensure that legal requirements governing eligibility and entitlement to prosthetic devices are met.
I ensure requests are complete and include proper documentation and justifications of the items, services and durable medical equipment is provided.
I determine the required sources for the supply or services, the dollar value of the goods, whether or not competition is available or required, if the item or service is commercial or specialized, the best way to locate sources, the urgency of the requirement and whether to order against an existing contract or through open market/small purchase procedures.
I select and use the appropriate method to confirm and place orders (i.e., delivery orders, purchase orders and calls against blanket purchase agreements and credit cards).
I enter accurate purchasing data into prosthetics databases and ensures purchase card reconciliations are accurate and completed in a timely manner.
I ensure patient education is provided before issuing prosthetic devices and maintaining outstanding communication with providers and customers.
I provide excellent customer service to vendors/contractors and resolves issues in an expeditious manner to ensure requests and bills are processed in a timely and accurate manner.
Supervisor: Joe Benkovich (8046755121)
Assistant Manager February 2011 to September 20127 Eleven － Petersburg, United States, VA
Salary: 20,000.00 USD Per Year
Hours per week: 40
I worked to consistently improve sales by implementing store initiatives.
Worked along side of other managers in ensuring the proper balance of inventory and staffing ratios.
Utilized the cutting edge technology to process inventory, day part counts; write offs, daily balance analysis and lottery.
I also provided support with daily activities throughout the store such as handling high volume customer traffic.
Supervisor: Jim Felaros (18049312052) Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes.
Vice Chairman March 2007 to January 2008Patrick County Tourism council － Stuart, VA
Hours per week: 10 Worked with other leaders in the Patrick County community to come up with strategic tourism plans to enhance the economic atmosphere of Stuart, VA and surrounding area.
Supervisor: Charlotte Gardner (276-694-6850) Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes
President May 2003 to February 2011Norman Properties, Inc － Stuart, United States, VA
Hours per week: 90 Owned and Managed a Convenience store and Restaurant with as many as 13 employees and average yearly revenue of 3 to 4 million dollars.
I arranged deliveries of product, advertised events and products, maintained books and all accounting responsibilities.
I solely provided the means for every aspect of this business and proudly have done this for over 6 years.
Supervisor: Marcus Norman (276-694-4024) Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes
Securities compliance Examiner SK-11 September 2001 to May 2003U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission － Washington, DC
This is a federal job. Worked in the Office of Compliance, Inspections and Examinations and worked in both the training branch and inspections branch performing examinations all across the country at various financial Institutions.
Worked on the LARD website database helping investment advisors gain access to filing mandatory requirements.
Supervisor: Ed Stolle (202-942-4460) Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes U.S.
Adminitrative Assistant - GS-7 September 2000 to September 2001Patent and Trademark Office － Arlington, VA
Hours per week: 40 Coordinated office activities for 10 different employees and thouroughly analized the patent printing office transactions to maintain quality control.
Supervisor: Cathy (1-800- 786-9199) Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes
Legal Instruments Examiner GS-5 September 1999 to September 2000Patent and Trademark Office － Arlington, VA
This is a federal job I docketed cases and other administrative processing that supported the work flow and examination of applications.
Supervisor: Al Lambert ((703) 308-4357) Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes.
Certification Officer September 1997 to September 1999U.S-Saudi Arabian Business Council － Washington, DC
Salary: 20,000.00 USD Per Year Hours per week: 40 I reviewed all export related documents for shipments of product to Saudi Arabia.
Ensure that payment was received for such documents and certified the documents with a seal of approval once they met a certain criteria.
Worked on site at the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washinton DC.
Supervisor: Medlej, Al-Medlej (703-962-9300) Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes.
Bachelor's Degree : Economics, 09/1997University of Maryland － Baltimore County Catonsville, MD, United StatesEconomics
05/1991Dematha Catholic High School － Hyattsville, MD
Information Systems ManagementMarymount University － Arlington, VAUnited States Some College Coursework Completed
Credits Earned: 20 Information Systems Management
Job Related COTR (Contracting Officer's Technical Representative) certificate obtained