Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Profile

Accomplished Senior Purchasing Manager with history of overseeing multi-million dollar procurement operations. Strategic planner offering demonstrated track record and core strengths in key relationship management and inventory management as well as persuasive contract negotiation skills.Skilled [Job Title] with history of taking on challenging projects while reducing costs and logistics operations. Coordinate effectively with vendors and build highly productive teams focused on business success.

Organized Purchasing Manager with diligence, resourcefulness and experience to expand and improve regional operations for multiple locations. Self-directed and proactive with strong program management abilities.


Critical thinking


Decision-making ability

Meticulous eye for detail

Highly analytical

Professional communication skills


Stakeholder relations

Computer proficiency

Relevant Experience

Demonstrated analytical and communication skills that encompass identifying critical concepts, solving complex problems, presenting complex ideas in a clear, concise and persuasive manner and keen attention to detail. Proven ability to effectively manage time and multiple projects, contribute effectively to project teams, achieve deadlines and collaborate with colleagues on a global level.

04/2013 to 11/2015 Purchasing Coordinator Lennar Corp., | Fresno, CA,
  • Extremely productive, results oriented procurement professional with a proven ability to reduce organization costs by negotiating favorable terms and building exemplary business relationships with suppliers.
  • Experienced in thoroughly analyzing problem situations and working independently or in a team atmosphere to find creative solutions.
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills.
  • Highly motivated to achieve and surpass set goals.
  • Strong commitment to gain knowledge through certifications and continued education.
  • Curtis Fitch Competitive Analysis Procurement Strategies SAP Contract Writing Program Management PRA System Contract Maintenance RFI/RFP/RFQ Microsoft Excel/Word/PPT Cost Optimization Supply Chain Cost Reduction Programs Value Analysis Negotiation Vendor Management Provide operations support in planning strategies, identifying suppliers, analyzing capabilities, preparing vendor solicitations, developing and reviewing proposals to ensure the lowest total cost of ownership as well as recommend awards in indirect supply chain Lead the procurement function and oversees all aspects of purchasing, negotiations, strategy, tool and process implementation for procurement related to goods and services.
  • Negotiate favorable contractual terms and conditions for Smith& Nephew, while building strong relationships with suppliers and vendors.
  • Deliver on cost reduction commitments through the identification, development and execution of strategic sourcing initiatives Lead development and execution of a performance driven supplier management process resulting in structured feedback.
  • Develops, implements and maintains procurement policies and review on a regular basis to ensure relevance and conformance with best practices and ensure compliance with internal and regulatory policies Work in SAP to create and amend purchase orders, ensuring accuracy and timeliness of each order.
  • Utilize Curtis Fitch Tool for Tier II reporting: Supplier Diversity Spend Reporting Prepare Diversity program quarterly reports to EDGE Industrial Development Board of Memphis and Shelby County Involved in the organization of the Smith & Nephew booth at MMBC Development Fair in August, 2013.
2003 to 2011 Teller Gcs Credit Union | O'fallon, IL,
  • Managed the operational aspects of the financial center.
  • Handled the technical performance of the center by limiting operational risk by exercising judgment when reviewing transactions and by developing decision-making skills in the tellers in that center.
  • Constructed a positive customer experience while providing a variety of financial services.
  • Applied judgment to determine the validity of transactions needing further review by a supervisor.
  • Maintained proper governmental regulations, agency guidelines and internal policies to assure compliance through compliance training every year.
  • Supported and provided the sales efforts of the center by winning sales incentives and provided training during teller promotions.
  • Won overall highest achiever award in both customer service and most referrals in April 2010.
  • Cultivated strong working relations with other industry executives.
1994 to 1998 Sr. Research Cytogeneticist University Of Tennessee | City, STATE,
  • Responsible for preparing and maintaining amniotic fluid, blood, chorionic villi and bone marrow samples for genetic analysis.
  • Studies include hematological disorders, fertility problems, chromosome analyses for prenatal diagnosis, and congenital birth defects.
  • Responsibilities include slide preparation, photomicroscopy, microscopy, computer image analysis, karyotyping, culturing and harvesting procedures.
  • Implemented OSHA guidelines on sterility and biohazard containment.
  • Performed microscopic analysis and prepare computer summary of Karyotype (chromosomal abnormalities), and result reporting to physicians.
  • Involved in Fluorescent in situ hybridization research.
Expected in 1992 Bachelor of Science | Genetics University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta GPA:

Coursework in Biology, Clinical Chemistry and Microbiology and Genetics


Negotiation, ,



RFI, RFP, and RFQ processes

Experienced in SAP

Strategic sourcing

Vendor Management

Enthusiastic people person,

Advanced problem-solving, great organizational skills

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