purchasing coordinator resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Objective: To obtain a position where I can leverage my recent MBA education in strategic management & supply chain planning, combined with my experience with internal and client facing operations, in order to  increase company efficiency while furthering my long term career goals. 
Accomplished, bilingual (Spanish) business professional with demonstrated experience and skill sets in multiple disciplines, combined with recent MBA course-related study in the area of Management, Operations & Supply Chain Management.

Related coursework includes Operations Management, Integrated Supply Chain Management, and Strategic Sourcing
Experience and Relevant Accomplishments
Purchasing Coordinator, 10/2014 - Current
Ashton Woods Fort Worth, TX,
  • Create and modify composite reports and itemized cost estimations of model homes & individual phases of the tracts for over 20 project sites in Southern California
  • Daily tracking of budgets, start memos, and individual cost codes for budget forecasting accuracy & future spending commitments, including investigating reasons for overages
  • Assembly & coding of bid packages, plans, job information, contracts, addendums, purchase orders, invoicing and billing schedules, scope of work, preliminary information, & wrap insurance to ensure vendor compliance
  • Negotiate options and purchasing pricing with sub contractors to meet budget constraints
  • Follow up & maintenance of all deadlines for vendor bids to meet construction start dates
  • Generation of bid spreads, evaluation of compiled of vendor proposals, and preparation of all data reports for awarding & managing contracts & scope of work
  • Update supplier lists, source, qualify, and select new vendors by conducting comprehensive supplier analysis, production capabilities, capacity, and risk assessment
  • Process change of vendor requests or approvals within purchasing guidelines
  • Coordinate takeoff changes from Superintendent ensuring open commitments are adjusted as required
  • Build and maintain vendor relationships for improvements in service, quality, optimal pricing, and value engineering needs
  • Timely ordering & transmittal of updated or revised architectural plans to vendors & internal customers through Buzzsaw
  • Provide support to VP of Land Development
Account Manager, 03/2008 - 11/2013
Ten Group Miami, FL,
  • Solicited, developed, and managed a diverse portfolio of approximately 60 major clients while driving revenue goals
  • Collaborated with the product & purchasing  teams for stock replenishment using sales forecasts for planning appropriate inventory levels pertaining to certain market regions        
  • Analyzed revenue, sales, and profit margin reports for all active accounts  
  • Generated custom pricelists for over 1000 various products for all major clientele in Colorado State and Inland Empire customers  
  • Coordination & troubleshooting with Imports/Logistics & Product Teams for placement of special project and direct container orders from China/Brazil/India/Portugal to Colorado  
  • Administered quality control on all products being transported out from MSI warehouse  
  •  Employed knowledge of retail business math to quote/bid projects & orders to cover necessary overhead costs while still retaining a sufficient profit margin  
  •  Negotiated freight rates and contracts on minimum order quantities and pricing for all major accounts  
  • Implemented various sales and marketing tools & strategies in order to increase market share &  promote new product  
  •  Managed the entire accounting process for all clients including accounts receivables, pricing levels, credits, collections, & taxes  
  •  Researched & studied data history, market trends, and competition for advancement of product & new business development  
  •  Trained and educated all wholesale clients on MSI products that were displayed in clients’ showrooms in order for them to better inform end consumers on our products  
  • Supervised 7 warehouse staff and shipping coordinators to ensure timely order fulfillment & scheduling and loading of trucks to meet client deadlines  
  •  Facilitated & supported operations between the Orange and Northern California branches  
  • Exceeded sales target $3.6 million in sales in 2013, $3 million in sales for 2012, $2.4 million in 2011, & crossed $2 million in 2010  
  • Responsible for growth & profit of largest account for my team for 2 years transforming them from a $300,000 customer to a $1.2 million customer  
  • Negotiated, secured and supplied material to a half a million dollar project order for the W hotel in downtown Austin
  •  Participated in Annual “Sales Objectives” Training Sessions for Current and New Employees from MSI branches  
  • Attended all flooring and granite trade shows such as Coverings and Surfaces in order to market products, observe competitor’s products, and network with new clients  
Retail Sales Associate, 10/2005 - 02/2008
Pawn King Springfield, IL,
  • Closed average sales of $70,000 monthly and obtained largest retail sale of $45,000 - Top retail salesperson
  • Upsold other products & installation services to maximize the sale Mentored and educated junior sales reps with Peachtree software and product knowledge
  • Generated leads through daily cold calling
  • Comprehensive understanding of entire product line, and day-to-day operations of a small business.
MBA: Management, Expected in 2016
California State University - Fullerton, CA
Status - Management
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration, Expected in 2002
Florida State University - Tallahassee, FL
Status - Business Administration
Professional Developments
  • Certified: Covey's The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People & Dale Carnegie Training
  • Consulting project for The CarLab Inc., Orange, CA (January 2015 - May, 2015)
  • Training Consulting project for the Orange County Fair and Event Center, Costa Mesa, CA (January 2016-May 2016)
Skills & Competencies
Account Management| Business Development| Operations| Purchasing| Supply Chain & Distribution Strategies| Marketing & Advertising |Customer & Vendor Relations |Budgets | Data Management Analysis |Cost & Quality Control |Sales & Negotiation | Leadership & Training
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Outlook)
  • Peachtree
  • Sage ERP Solutions (Mas 500)
  • Delphi
  • Marsha
  • Office Automation Software
  • Vantage
  • DJ Edwards
  • Buzzsaw

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  • California State University
  • Florida State University

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