Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Analytical Senior Buyer with 10 years of experience conducting in-depth research and negotiating with vendors to purchase from MRO to Raw material 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. Positive contributor to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.

Proficient in purchasing and procurement environments by supporting businesses with high-quality reliable goods that are delivered on a consistent schedule.

  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task
  • Organizing and prioritization
  • Schedule ability
  • Adapting to any work environment
  • Able to perform in a team-work environment
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Personnel Management
  • Cost analysis expert
  • Expertise in SAP, ORACLE, ERP (EPS, EVS and NPC) , Microsoft Office, MP2, Contpaq
Work History
02/2016 to Current
Wedding Photojournalist Peraton Panama City, FL,

Main role and responsibilities:

  • Conducted research on subjects before photo shoots and planned dynamic and unique photo sessions.
  • Defined and recommended detailed solutions to capture images.
  • Inspected proofs to verify quality of prints and need for adjusting and retouching.
  • Planned and prepared for all on-location and studio shoots.
  • Selected and set up appropriate props, backdrops and lighting.
  • Determined and adjusted subject position, props and lighting equipment while selecting camera angles to optimize final product.
08/2013 to 09/2015
Corporate Buyer and Import Specialist Pilgrim's Pride City, STATE,

Main role and responsibilities:

  • Perishable goods importations (USA, Brazil, Spain )
  • Arranged domestic and international shipments (USA, Brazil, Spain and Mexico)
  • Purchased spare parts, ROI, and equipment for hatcheries for 7 plant locations throughout Mexico.
  • Worked with international suppliers, carriers, brokers and costumers
  • Tracked orders for materials and services to insure timely and accurate processing by closely monitoring shipments with brokers and carriers
  • Experience with procedural processes on import documentation and preparing for customs clearance
  • Submitted PO's for customer requests, expedited deliveries, and verified all transactions.
  • Ensured compliance and customs for clearance
  • Negotiated prices with vendors to ensure sustainable profit margin
  • Identified chronic quality issues and trigger problem-solving
  • Partnered with finance team for invoice payments to all suppliers
  • Communicated with vendors regarding inventory needs and negotiated prices to maintain profit margins.
  • Performed extensive vendor and supplier research to identify cost-effective options and product availability.
  • Searched for hard-to-find items and found high-quality, reliable vendors.
11/2011 to 07/2013
MRO/Raw Material Senior Buyer Graphic Packaging International City, STATE,

Main role and responsibilities:

  • Meeting with top level management to analyze company goals
  • MRO Purchases: Spare parts, safety supplies, tools, etc.(Mexico & USA)
  • Raw material buyer (cardboard, varnish, inks, etc.)
  • Changed payment term from 30net to 60net in 45% of the vendors
  • Lead processes of negotiation to get the best service at the best cost
  • Searched and identified cost reduction opportunities • Followed up lead time on each PO • Followed up RQ and Open PO • Identified customer needs to take action.
  • Reviewed proposals, qualified vendors and recommended optimal suppliers.
  • Determined lowest possible cost, factoring in quality and reliability and negotiated favorable contracts.
  • Accepted and processed supply requests from staff, and placed orders per procedures.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
06/2008 to 06/2011
Procurement Specialist LG Electronics City, STATE,

Main role and responsibilities:

  • Supervised 3 assistants
  • MRO Purchases (USA, Mexico, Korea & China) • Price negotiations with current and new suppliers to get lower prices
  • Look and find opportunities to reduce costs; getting at least 5% discount on each purchase
  • Creations of contracts with suppliers
  • Supervised lead and delivery time on each PO
  • Follow up PO's from creation to interface in AP module
  • Tool Crib Inventory control (Monthly Reports)
  • Consumables monthly report • Equipment purchases monthly report
  • Contributed to construction-related procurement tasks and supported project scheduling requirements.
  • Made valuable contributions to planning of promotions, pricing and inventory levels, enhancing inventory flow, revenue and profits.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
Expected in 09/2004
Bachelor Degree: International Commerce
University of Valle Del Bravo - Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico.,
Additional Information
  • Available to travel
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

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School Attended

  • University of Valle Del Bravo

Job Titles Held:

  • Wedding Photojournalist
  • Corporate Buyer and Import Specialist
  • MRO/Raw Material Senior Buyer
  • Procurement Specialist


  • Bachelor Degree

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