To secure a challenging position within a progressive organization, this will utilize my professional experience and expertise. Twelve plus years purchasing experience.
*Maintained and created vendor relationships.
*20 Years of Accounting experience.
*Excellent planning with attention to detail.
*Excellent organizational skills.
*Fully able to coordinate workflow and meet deadlines.
*Highly self-motivated and career oriented.
*Great Ability to work with little or no supervision
Various software programs and system upgrades.
Ten key touch typing and 55 wpm typing skills
Great organizational, teamwork, and management skills.
Knowledge of Microsoft suite products Excel, Word, Power Point and Access.
CVS specific software CICS, E3, PeopleSoft, and Ariba, AS400, CAD
Superb communication skills.
Excellent written and oral skills
Supervisor Store Merch and Design10/2001 to 02/2017Staples IncFramingham, MA
Supervisor Store Merch Design
Supervisor Store Merch Design
3rd Party Department
Manage and arrange 3rd party for all needs for Staples, from merchants, Product transitions, New Stores, Remodels, Closing, special projects.
Sending all projects out to for quote, manage the hiring of the 3rd party team, handling of information out to 3rd party, time studies, eticket responses, and invoicing.
Review and approve 3rd party LOA's for use in Staples stores.
Working with Store Communication, Promo and Planogram teams on communication that would go out to stores as reference on upcoming projects.
Travel to various stores to evaluate work and timing.
Working with Merchandising, Construction and other Staples departments on various projects on a Project management role.
Created mapping store lists using Mappoint, store install schedules, follow through to completion.
Photos and uploads of completed stores to web based program Oasis to track project completion.
Travel to stores to work directly on installations.
Work with vendors on purchasing new store and initiative sign packages.
Development and design new signage for both new stores and initiatives.
Send out new sign proposals for quote.
Rollouts of full store chain signage or hardware.
Budget reviews and costing.
Creating and maintaining an installation guide for the installers and team leads to use for the new store process.
Presented yearly to installers reviewing changes made to store signage layouts.
Creating and maintaining Sign prints on CAD.
Work with installer group discussions on way to make installation more efficient and possible cost savings.
Work with cross functional departments to insure timely and cost efficient ways to better the signing while maintaining budget.
Processing and researching visual merchandising invoices.
Maintaining Visual Merchandising maintenance and new store budgets.
Insure all installations completed on time and on budget.
New remodel store sign orders and plans by store prototype.
Travel to various stores for signage design and installation.
Initiatives for the last few years have been a heavy part of my responsibilities.
Working with vendors and various Staples departments to determine needs and timing.
Previous years had two contractors that report to me during the initiatives.
Lead for major initiative projects throughout the years, recent projects such s as 2010 Easy Tech Rollout 2.5 Million, 2011 Mobile Phone rollout 3 Million.
2012 Computing shop rollouts 3.5 million.
Fixture and Equipment Contractor10/2001 to 11/2017Staples Inc
Ordering replacement and additional fixtures for existing stores and new stores.
Rollout of needed fixtures to stores on two occasions.
Maintaining the budget information for the recent Reflow projects.
Working with vendors and store personnel to insure prompt deliveries.
Assisting the Department Manager with various requests.
Courses taken through staples: The Essentials of Communicating with Diplomacy and professionalism, Team Building and effective communicating.
Assistant Buyer02/1996 to 06/2001CVS INCORPORATIONWoonsocket, RI
Meet with various departments with in CVS for new item design, vendor selection, implementation and distribution.
Maintain the implementation with the various vendors.
Work with vendors to reduce costs, annual business reviews, resolves issues and new program implementation.
Maintain inventory in the Fixture warehouse.
Taking the SIT classes.
Work on Ariba on the Grainger catalog.
Work with the purchasing assistants to insure all programs implemented correctly.
Purchasing Assistant Fixture Specialist02/1996 to 06/2001CVS IncWoonsocket, RI
Responsible for generating, mailing and expediting store construction purchase orders.
Maintain changes made during the course of a stores construction.
Processing the payment to vendors for all orders placed.
Working with vendors on accounting issues.
Also coordinated and maintained the inventory on a major store buyout.
Order and maintain inventory levels at the Fixture Facility.
Responsible for preparation, billing stores for seasonal distribution items.
Warehouse left over inventory clean up of extra merchandise.
Basic Accounting 1 & 2
Diploma Woonsocket High School.
GED: GED1989Woonsocket High SchoolWoonsocket, RI
ACCOUNTINGHarper CollegePalatine, il
Ten key, accounting, Basic Accounting 1, AS400, billing, budgets, CAD, catalog, CICS, Closing, communication skills, oral, hardware, costing, hiring, Maintain inventory, inventory, invoicing, Team Building, management skills, Merchandising, Access, Excel, Microsoft suite, Power Point, Word, organizational, PeopleSoft, personnel, program implementation, Project management, proposals, purchasing, researching, Supervisor, Phone, typing and 55 wpm, typing skills, upgrades, Visual Merchandising, Excellent written skills