Detail-oriented Buyer with strong ability to multi-task projects under strict deadlines. Demonstrates excellent problem solving skills in a supply chain environment.
Saved in raw materials costs by renegotiating vendor contracts.
Recipient of the Kaizen Award in Summer 2013.
Promoted to Quotation Specialist in 15 months.
Developed and implemented new quotation process to increase material margin.
Request for quotations on a quarterly basis for all customers' sustaining projects. Review commodity purchasing parameters every quarter including lead times, minimum order quantities, and standard packing quantities. Conduct cost and market analysis to ensure favorable purchasing price variance. Negotiate supplier contracts, payment terms, and rebate programs. Increase supplier base for EDI driven bonding programs. Improve goods received margin (projected 0.5% minimum) by developing and implementing a more efficient quotation request process.
Procurement for customer's NPI and sustaining builds as a contract manufacturer in San Jose. Strategic sourcing and purchasing of electronic components, optical fibers, mechanical/hardware parts, labels, and packaging material. Closely follow order confirmations and on time deliveries. Manage the rescheduling of materials per customer build needs to maintain target turnover and inventory control. Request for quotes on a regular basis as well as aiding in quarterly commodity pricing review. Verify purchase orders along with invoice discrepancies and coordinates with suppliers for resolution. Interface with other departments (Planning, Quality, Finance, and Logistics) to resolve problems with timely responses. Process returns/exchanges upon request due to material discrepancies or defects. Helped with process improvement through efficient and detail oriented work ethics.
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