Buyer with 3+ years' experience in negotiating and building supplier relationships.
Successfully managed diverse purchasing needs in challenging, fast-paced environments.
Ability to support multiple projects and meet deadlines by setting priorities.
Worked closely with cross functional team in order to provide customers with quality products and on time delivery.
Ability to interpret engineering drawings and followed company's policy and procedure when sharing with suppliers.
Participated in engineering changes meetings for NPI to ensure successful product launch.
Areas of Expertise
Ability to interact with internal and external customers.
Great at collaborating with team members to achieve positive results.
Closely work with suppliers to push or pull inventory based on material requirements.
Proficient with MRP software.
Sr. Cloud Specialist November 2014 to April 2016Insight
As a trusted adviser to Insight's clients, I was responsible in
developing and maintaining business relationships to sell Cloud
products and services.
Sold best in class Cloud solutions including PaaS, SaaS, and IaaS.
Worked closely with hardware reps to grow Cloud business within their assigned territories.
Helped launched new program targeting ISVs.
Inside Sales Representative October 2002 to October 2014Revana (formerly Direct Alliance
Replenishment Buyer April 2002 to September 2002Direct Alliance － Tempe, AZ
Successfully sold IBM PCs, laptops, servers, software, and warranty, under assigned territory by cold calling and through warm leads.
Maintained relationship with clients by providing support, act as consultant by recommending products and services that match the client's needs, educate client's on new technologies Honeywell, Tempe AZ (Man Power) Procured aerospace hardware in support of commercial and military customers Planned inventory based on actual demand and forecast Managed supplier performance pertaining to price, delivery and quality Worked with team leader to reduce inventory.
Strategic Pricing Specialist October 2001 to March 2002AeTec International － Tempe, AZ
Submitted and followed up on requests for quotes to suppliers.
Identified potential problems with pricing, lead time issues and then communicated them to sales and buyers.
Developed close relationship with suppliers, and negotiated pricing and delivery of electronic components.
Buyer December 1998 to May 2001Avnet IMS － Phoenix, AZ
Procured electronic components in support of line item business and new product introduction.
Utilized Genesis system and MRP to procure parts Reviewed open order report to ensure on time delivery for end customers Maintained inventory at a minimum level.
Pipelined inventory to meet customer's delivery requirements. Trained new employees to learn the system and ensured both internal and external customers satisfaction are met.
Supported major accounts at Avnet: i.e Motorola, Xerox, AT&T, Cisco System.
Monitored supplier "on time delivery" and quality of product delivery.
Associate Buyer June 1998 to September 1998F&B Manufacturing － Phoenix, AZ
Procured steel products and MRO.
Negotiated price for outside processing services.
Recommended most cost effective transportation for delivery of products.
Worked closely with control/finance due to budget constrains.
Developed and maintained quote files.
Source suppliers who can provide high quality products and services while maintaining the highest code of ethics and conducts.
NPI Buyer February 1998 to May 1998Mobility Electronics － Scottsdale, AZ
Worked in a cross-functional team to support new product introduction.
Procured electronic components, nuts, bolts, corrugated boxes, and plastic parts in support of manufacturing.
Used MRP system to maintain inventory at a minimum level Worked closely with Planner and may have to push or pull materials due to production changes and capacity.
Attended Electronic Changes meetings and worked with suppliers of any changes to parts.
Worked closely with marketing department to print manual and logo for end products.
Ensured the appropriate inventory is ordered on time and the right volume to support production floor.
Implemented Kanban system for nuts and bolts to prevent line shut down.
Supply Chain Management, May 1998Arizona State UniversitySupply Chain Management
United States Air Force Environmental Health Specialist