purchasing manager resume example with 16+ years of experience

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

Top graduate student of Special Education and Multiple Subject eager to apply all learned theories and modes of learning in the classroom to assist the teachers and students. Dependable, patient, versatile, and organized student teacher who understands the importance of working collaboratively with all parties involved. Knowledgeable in documenting and evaluating student needs as it applies to learning, behavior, and IEPs. Excited to tie in many valuable skills developed in past employment experience, current education, as well as parenting, to make the school experience as smooth as possible for the students, families, and staff.

  • Special Education and Multiple Subject Program completion.
  • Professionalism - maintain high levels of integrity and competence while working with children, school, and peers.
  • Collaboration - cooperation with other teachers, to develop supportive learning environments for students.
  • Adaptable, able to maintain flexibility and professional standards in unpredictable classroom environment.
  • Patient and able to work closely with people of all ages and abilities.
  • Organized and able to create structured, well-maintained classroom to help students progress and feel safe.
Recent Work History
01/2007 to 04/2023
Purchasing Manager Baywa Kailua, HI,
  • Adjusted procedures to maximize department effectiveness.
  • Implemented policies to reduce cost and eliminate waste.
  • Wrote standard operating procedures for department.
  • Sourced vendors, built relationships and negotiated prices.
  • Coordinated paperwork, updated spreadsheets and maintained permanent records.
  • Purchased new products and oversaw inventory stocking and availability.
  • Progressed through various purchasing, warehousing and leadership roles.
08/2017 to 05/2022
Elementary Special Education Teacher Candidate Ameresco Cheshire, CT,
  • Assisted and taught multiple subjects to students with intellectual or emotional disabilities in special day class.
  • Organized instruction material, constructed bulletin boards and set up work areas.
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to range of students.
  • Studied and analyzed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals maintaining student first policy.
  • Designed lesson plans to incorporate instructions for both General Ed and Special Ed students.
01/2007 to 01/2019
Operations Manager Sierra Madre Collection City, STATE,
  • Devised processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels.
  • Established positive and effective communication among unit staff and organization leadership, reducing miscommunications and missed deadlines.
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain responsiveness to demands.
  • Reduced process bottlenecks by training and coaching employees on practices, procedures and performance strategies.
  • Led warehouse improvement initiatives to advance operational efficiencies and increase revenue.
Expected in 12/2023 to to
Master of Arts: Education of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
Mount Saint Mary's University - Los Angeles, CA
Expected in 06/2001 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science
University of California Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA

All course work was completed for Special Education and Multiple Subject while working full time and raising a family.

Employed weekly class meetings and collaboration techniques to encourage student learning and build community within the classroom.

Reduced excess inventory through improved purchasing and distribution procedures.



CSET Multiple Subject I,II, III - PASSED

CIRT - Certificate in Inclusive and Responsive Teaching - Completed

CERTIFICATE OF CLEARANCE - 230118887 (5/14/23 - 6/1/28)

Additional Information

Field work completed at different elementary schools and at various grade levels, including Special Day class.

Knowledgeable in the use of Canvas, Google Classroom, Google Slides, ClassDojo, Clever, Lexia Core5, DreamBox, Epic, Flipgrid, and Illuminate Education learning platforms.

Knowledgeable in the use of Finale, Shopify, and Core Commerce software.

Utilize multiple software programs including MS Excel and MS Word.

Speak and write in conversational Polish.

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School Attended

  • Mount Saint Mary's University
  • University of California Los Angeles

Job Titles Held:

  • Purchasing Manager
  • Elementary Special Education Teacher Candidate
  • Operations Manager


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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