Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Experienced Purchasing professional with top-notch leadership, program management and planning abilities. Excellent verbal and written communication skills paired with organized nature and advanced problem-solving strengths. Improves policies, reduces waste and supports business needs with efficient, high-quality materials.

  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • Devised and implemented processes to support Purchasing and Inventory processes.
  • Achieved on-time delivery for all purchased materials at a 90% rate.
  • Evaluated and monitored contract performance of items from preferred vendors to ensure compliance.
  • Communicated with vendors to develop and maintain relationships as well as ensure the availability of goods for item needs for all departments including the storeroom inventory.
  • Developed purchasing department from ground floor. Established departmental policies and procedures.
  • Selected quality suppliers. Negotiated prices and discount schedules. Processed purchasing requisitions/orders, verified and processed invoices.
  • Created better visibility of Purchasing and Operations through weekly and monthly reports to improve efficiency
  • Profit and loss understanding
  • Reporting knowledge
  • Data analysis understanding
  • Procurement expertise
  • Process Development
  • Vendor sourcing
  • Professional demeanor
  • Strategic planning
  • Budget Management
  • Excellent verbal/written communication
  • Bid coordination
  • Requests for information
Work History
03/2020 to Current
Purchasing Manager Lydall Corporation Irving, TX,
  • Tracking and reporting key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness. Developing, leading and executing purchasing strategies. Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power. Assess, manage and mitigate risks. Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand. Selects prospective vendors and negotiates contracts. Schedules deliveries and ensures timely fulfillment of orders. Stay current with purchasing technology trends and oversees purchase and implementation, as necessary. Evaluates vendors based on quality, timeliness, and price. Builds and maintains relationships with vendors. Ensures quality of procured items and addresses problems when they arise.
03/2018 to 03/2020
Purchasing Analyst Richmond American Homes San Diego, CA,
  • Serve as liaison between organizations and vendors. Develop sourcing strategies, cost analysis/standards, and quality metrics to ensure that the organization maintains a sustainable competitive advantage through its supply chain. Respond to e-mails and phone calls from vendors, and interact with various employees to keep orders moving smoothly. Make inquiries and evaluate suppliers on the basis of price, quality, and selection; service, support, and availability, and other factors relevant to the organization. Monitor shipments to guarantee on-time delivery and settle problems associated with undelivered goods. Analyze different commodity markets to understand market trends and ensure that the organization is using the right supplier.
06/2017 to 03/2018
Office Manager B. Riley Financial, Inc. Arlington, VA,

Scheduling meetings and appointments within the office. Organizing the office layout and ordering stationery and equipment. Organize office operations and procedures. Ensure that all items are invoiced and paid on time. Assist in the onboarding process for new hires. Address employees queries regarding office management issues (e.g. stationery, Hardware and travel arrangements).

03/2016 to 06/2017
Administrative Assistant North Country Academy Commack, NY,

Responsibilities included making travel and meeting arrangements, preparing reports and maintaining appropriate filing systems. Order office supplies and research new deals and suppliers. Act as the point of contact for internal and external clients

04/2015 to 03/2016
Member Service Representative Greenstate Credit Union Dubuque, IA,

Provided account services to members by receiving deposits and loan payments, cashing checks, issuing savings and checking withdrawals, and recording night and mail deposits. Recommend valuable products and services providing personable and friendly service creating a

memorable experince for the member. Manage difficult and/or emotional situations by providing

exceptional service to the member. Demonstrate accuracy and throughness with each transaction

in person and over the phone.

11/2012 to 02/2015
Customer Service Cashier Common Spirit Los Angeles, CA,

Provide every customer with immediate and undivided attention. Follow through on all Customer questions and requests. Follow proper procedures for customer check out, handling of tenders, use of tares,

sales of alcoholic beverages, and use of PLUs and UPCs. Follow all cash handling procedures; Understand, meet and exceed regional cashier variance policy.

Expected in
Associate of Arts: Health Administration
Los Angeles Pierce College - Woodland HIlls,, CA,
Expected in
High School Diploma:
El Camino Real High School - Woodland Hills, CA,
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Native or Bilingual
Professional Working
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School Attended

  • Los Angeles Pierce College
  • El Camino Real High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Purchasing Manager
  • Purchasing Analyst
  • Office Manager
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Member Service Representative
  • Customer Service Cashier


  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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