Purchasing professional with 11 years procurement and inventory management expertise for a physician supply distributor. Strong sourcing, negotiation and vendor relations ability contributing to increased margins. Proficient with computerized material management systems, web based ordering systems, internet search functions and MS Office suite. Highly focused, detail oriented, and able to manage multiple responsibilities in a fast paced environment. Able to lead a team and work effectively as a member of a team. Skilled at managing and coordinating the activities of multiple, diverse departments. Developed sales programs and reporting mechanisms to document sales growth.
Managed total purchases of $18M a year generating $26M in revuene
Implemented system enhancements for improved forecasting, faster turn around on special orders, and more efficient processing of back orders
Cut inventory by 25% and improved order fill rates to 96% by employing proactive assessment tools
Developed strategic partnerships, that increased the companies' overall profit margin from 25% to 28%
Reduced acquisition cost via smart purchasing, inventory control, and leverage volume discounts
Health Industry Dealers Association
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