Proactive Buyer who works with sales and purchasing manager to develop accurate and ongoing inventory levels. Adept at inventory forecasting, working with all departments to get accurate inventory numbers and developing effective spreadsheets. Specializes in auto parts and auto service needs.
Exceptional computer software abilities
Very strong ability to work with all levels of management
Excellent negotiation and communication skills with vendors
Maintains an organized and efficient work area
Able to work effectively on special projects
Strong team building skills
July 2012 to February 2015 Jenson Auto Parts – New Parkland, CA Buyer
Maintained a parts inventory spreadsheet that was submitted each week to management.
Developed an active network of vendors that would regularly offer price discounts.
Worked closely with sales management to maintain proper buying levels.
December 2005 to July 2012 Freedom Auto – New Parkland, CA Buyer
Assigned as the buyer for special projects that required fast turnaround times.
Collaborated with service managers to make sure that all necessary parts were either in stock or received quickly.
Helped to update the buying system to make it link up with the inventory management platform.
June 1998 to December 2005 Digg Auto Parts – New Parkland, CA Buyer
Put in charge of maintaining inventory levels of most commonly sold items.
Worked closely with the warehouse manager to develop a stocking system that was more efficient.
Established several buyer policies that streamlined the purchasing process and saved the company money.
1998 Wind Community College, New Parkland, CA Associate's Degree, Business
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