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Uniquely qualified buyer with more than 13 years of experience spanning all facets of purchasing, implementing process improvements, training and development, and logistics. Strong strategic planner, problem solver, and effective team leader committed to engaging new avenues to empower teams to deliver results. Successfully execute high-volume buying operations for more than 300 employees. Foster a team-centered environment with expertise spanning multiple industries including home building, medical supply, and wireless encompassing domestic and international negotiations. Open and clear communicator at all levels with demonstrated vision, leadership, and purchasing operations expertise.
Purchasing and Procurement Led operations in purchasing, receiving, and maintaining inventory control while successfully collaborating with domestic and international vendors to sustain competitive pricing. Analyzed volumes and created forecasts to leverage market trends and minimize impacts of seasonal downturns. Steadily built strong, productive relationships with supplies, vendors, and field agents to strengthen business procedures and ensure seamless operations. Validated general ledger coding, pricing, supplier data, and invoicing accuracy prior to submission for processing. Oversaw budgets, trade partner pricing, and material ordering to ensure the success of current and future projects. Team Leadership Successfully managed up to 15 employees in multiple capacities encompassing accounting, operational management, purchasing, and business administration. Directed daily operations including financial, employee relations, procurement operations management, inventory control, and customer service to generate optimal revenue streams for the business. Managed ordering practices, implemented strategic process improvements, and resolved volatile situations for over 350 locations to forge operational excellence. Training and Development Created comprehensive training manual and facilitated on-site training supporting two distinctive systems, leading to successful assimilation of all employees across multiple sites. Mentored team and accessory buyer on leading-edge SKU process and minimum/maximum level reporting aspects. Devised and implemented comprehensive process documentation for various department functions to establish business continuity and efficiency. Vendor Relations/Cross-Functional Team Collaboration Routinely partnered with internal warehouse facilities to coordinate shipments and transfers to various mills and customers with consistent fulfillment accuracy. Collaborated with overseas teams on product import operations and managed necessary customs documentation. Successfully balanced multiple roles working cross-functionally with accounts payable on invoice verifications for affiliate locations and to ensure correct coding and payment. Pooled resources with logistics team and accessory buyer serving as main point of contact for issue resolutions.
Purchasing Coordinator July 2014 to August 2014 Company Name City, State Lead Buyer August 2010 to July 2014 Company Name City, State Purchasing Agent February 2007 to August 2008 Company Name City, State Purchasing Coordinator March 2006 to February 2007 Company Name City, State
Associates of Business : Marketing, 2017 College of Southern Nevada City, State