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Jessica
Claire
resumesample@example.com
(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Analytical Senior Buyer with 25 years of experience conducting in-depth research and negotiating pricing with vendors to purchase various products. Successful in maintaining business relationships with existing vendors and identifying new business opportunities to engage with potential suppliers. Efficient in carefully reviewing pricing, terms and conditions prior to forming agreements.

Skills
  • Supplier Negotiations
  • Competitive Sourcing
  • Records Management
  • Procurement
  • Performance Appraisals
  • Microsoft expertise
  • Continuous process improvements
  • Vendor relations
  • Quality assurance
  • Recordkeeping ability
  • Purchasing procedures
  • Price Negotiation
  • Sales Analysis
Education
W P Daniel High School New Albany, MS, Expected in 05/1986 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Coursework in Accounting, Computer Technologies, and Business
Certifications
  • Certified C.P.M, ISM - 2009 - Current
Work History
Bergaila - Senior Buyer
Portland, OR, 03/2020 - Current
  • Communicated with vendors regarding inventory needs and negotiated prices to maintain profit margins.
  • Managed vendor purchase order process including dispatch, delivery and invoicing to set contractual guidelines and maintain budgetary regulations.
  • Met with suppliers to assess changes and determine proper courses of action.
  • Dispensed purchase orders to suppliers with accurate pricing, deadlines and terms and conditions.
  • Documented purchasing information in Epicor, JD Edwards, World to maintain detailed and accurate records.
  • Reviewed proposals, qualified vendors and recommended optimal suppliers.
  • Oversaw and streamlined daily operations of purchasing department to maximize productivity and revenue.
  • Determined lowest possible cost, factoring in quality and reliability and negotiated favorable contracts.
  • Negotiated policies and contracts with vendors to achieve optimal pricing and consistent availability.
  • Forecasted purchasing trends and improved merchandising strategies by completing and maintaining detailed Excel spreadsheets.
  • Responsible for over $10 million in various products annually.
  • Analyzed inventory usage and assessed trends to provide maximum coverage for each time period.
  • Reviewed order updates to identify best practices aligned with corporate goals.
  • Recommended metrics for product availability, costs and delivery to advance business objectives.
  • Maintained complete documentation and records of all purchasing activities.
  • Maintained key item stock levels and wrote or expedited purchase orders.
  • Maintained focus and organization to regularly complete tasks with precision, timeliness and flexibility to accommodate fluctuating assignments and emerging business trends.
  • Prepared packages for shipment, pickup and courier services for prompt delivery to customers.
  • Tracked inventory shipments and prepared spreadsheets detailing item information.
  • Computed and created purchase orders in Epicor, JD Edwards , One World to monitor stock levels, verify purchase requisitions and expedite customer orders.
  • Reviewed proposals and contracts for compliance with specifications.
  • Verified deliveries and resolved discrepancies between order and shipment.
  • Met 100% of deadlines through supporting cooperate goals.
  • Improved efficiency of ordering process for various items by initiating KanBan systems , resulting in quality products in less time .
  • Worked with various vendors to avoid potential problems with orders and deliveries.
  • Placed orders for merchandise consistent with quality, quantity and other specification requirements.
Butler Technical Group - Buyer
Marysville, WA, 12/2010 - 03/2020
  • Placed orders for merchandise consistent with quality, quantity and other specification requirements.
  • Managed vendor purchase order process including dispatch, delivery and invoicing to set contractual guidelines and maintain budgetary regulations.
  • Prepared packages for shipment, pickup and courier services for prompt delivery to customers.
  • Removed poor performing items from future buys.
  • Determined lowest possible cost, factoring in quality and reliability and negotiated favorable contracts.
  • Computed and created purchase orders in Epicor, JD Edwards, One World to monitor stock levels, verify purchase requisitions and expedite customer orders.
  • Analyzed inventory usage and assessed trends to provide maximum coverage for each time period.
Butler Technical Group - Buyer
Mebane, NC, 01/2008 - 12/2010
  • Met with suppliers to assess changes and determine proper courses of action.
  • Identified, researched and assessed quality of potential vendors.
  • Reviewed proposals and contracts for compliance with specifications.
  • Arranged for payment and maintained records of bids, orders and financial transactions.
  • Negotiate purchase and daily procurement of following raw materials but not limited to: metal stampings, fasteners, aluminum extrusions, paint, metal reflectors, glass
  • Quality Warehouse Champion - Assist in that all rejects were disposition in one week
  • Improved efficiency of ordering process for various items by setting Kanban levels, resulting in less on hand inventory.
  • Placed orders for merchandise consistent with quality, quantity and other specification requirements.
Philips Lighting - Junior Buyer /MRO Buyer
City, STATE, 08/1995 - 12/2007
  • Managed vendor purchase order process including dispatch, delivery and invoicing to set contractual guidelines and maintain budgetary regulations.
  • Met with suppliers to assess changes and determine proper courses of action.
  • Negotiated pricing to determine best deal and highest savings.
  • Oversaw and streamlined daily operations of purchasing department to maximize productivity and revenue.
  • Administered project-based data entry assignments within Mapics database for accurate record-keeping.
  • Developed and improved account relationships.
  • Computed and created purchase orders in AS400, Mapics to monitor stock levels, verify purchase requisitions and expedite customer orders.
  • Analyzed inventory usage and assessed trends to provide maximum coverage for each time period.
  • Maintained focus and organization to regularly complete tasks with precision, timeliness and flexibility to accommodate fluctuating assignments and emerging business trends.
  • Maintained key item stock levels and wrote or expedited purchase orders.
  • Standardized inventory quarterly reporting and analysis and instituted corrective action for close-outs and out-of-stock items to keep inventory records current.
  • Maintained complete documentation and records of all purchasing activities.
  • Tracked inventory shipments and prepared spreadsheets detailing item information.
  • Reviewed order updates to identify best practices aligned with corporate goals.
  • Prepared packages for shipment, pickup and courier services for prompt delivery to customers.
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School Attended
  • W P Daniel High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Senior Buyer
  • Buyer
  • Buyer
  • Junior Buyer /MRO Buyer
Degrees
  • High School Diploma

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