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Desired Industry: Engineering SpiderID: 50436
Desired Job Location: Raleigh, North Carolina Date Posted: 4/27/2011
Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent Availability Date: now
Desired Wage: 40,000
U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience Willing to Travel: Yes, Less Than 25%
Highest Degree Attained: Other Willing to Relocate: No


OBJECTIVE: To obtain a professional position within an established company that will benefit from my experiences and provide me with the opportunity to further develop my skills.


Ability to interact professionally with coworkers as well as outside customers
Ability to analyze and resolve problems
Vast computer experience in a variety of applications
Organized and detail oriented


Zapi, Inc.
January, 2009-Present, Buyer /Forecaster

Purchasing of electrical components using SAP
Working directly with the Sales Team to forecast/plan the purchase of goods from our parent company overseas
Working closely with customs monitoring shipments to ensure that goods come in on time, and in the event of problems, trace shipments and follow up on undelivered goods.
Negotiates contracts with vendors to ensure best pricing available.
Analyze and monitor sales records, trends and economic conditions to anticipate consumer buying patterns and determine what the company will sell and how much inventory is needed.

Morris & Associates
October, 2007-October 2008, Material Analyst

Inventory transaction processing
Inventory closure and reconciliation
Cycle count insurance, tracking, reconciliation, statistics with a 98% goal vs. actual accuracy
Obtain subcontractor quotations for fabrication and machining
Generate supporting purchase orders/blueprint documents
Track status of purchases and expedite
MRO purchasing
Provide quotations and negotiate price and delivery

ConAgra Foods, Inc.
January, 2007-October, 2007, Product Specialist (Contract Position)

Planed, organized, directed, and manages inventory control activities
Developed, implemented, managed, and monitored inventory reporting systems to effectively control inventory per company requirements
Oversaw the maintenance of daily production data
Managed the disposition of finished goods, work in progress, scrap, and surplus raw materials
Reconciled inventory discrepancies
Monitored and tracked all warehousing movement between on-site and off-site locations
Maintained cycle count program
Coordinated and manages month-end physical inventory

CarQuest, General Part, Inc
2004-2007, Buyer

Worked with accounts payable to review and approve invoices with price discrepancies
Inventory and control management for twenty distribution centers around the United States
Specialist for commodities that are ordered in my line code
Oversaw yearly distribution center's inventory
Worked with suppliers for yearly returns
Expedited materials to the distribution centers at an average of 96% fill rate

First Citizens Bank, Raleigh, North Carolina
2002-2004, Sales/Marketing Coordinator for Wake County Area

Coordinated the Wake Area sales meetings and other major events
Managed the budget for the contributions and sponsorships
Created Excel reports for tracking sales trends in the area
Liaison for the suppliers of marketing material, vending, and banking materials
Served on committees such as the United Way
Represented First Citizens Bank at trade shows or charitable event

ABB Inc. Raleigh, North Carolina
1998-2002, Senior Buyer

Provided quotations and selected lowest qualified bid from suppliers using cost analysis
Negotiated long-term agreements with suppliers
Analyzed best terms and conditions along with cost comparisons
Worked closely with project managers to determine best deliveries and scheduling for projects
Issued purchase orders and change orders using SAP and expedited materials to ensure efficiency and prompt arrival at site
Maintained vendor database

ABB Inc. Raleigh, North Carolina
1996-1998, Administrative Assistant

Provided administrative support for two directors, ten managers and eighty employees
Maintained and prepared legal documentation
Created PowerPoint presentations, produced Gantt charts and Excel spreadsheets
Coordinated travel arrangements and arranged meetings
Reviewed Lotus Notes for directors and maintained their calendars
Prepared expense reports and managed the time reporting system- Timberline
Planned corporate events

All American Sign Shops/Expert Sign Supply, Raleigh, North Carolina
1992-1996, Office Manager

Maintained accounts payable/receivable, invoicing, delinquent accounts and payroll
Maintained inventory control, handled bank reconciliation and served as liaison for potential investors
Handled marketing and advertising
Coordinated seminars
Supervised and trained employee


Wake Technical Community College, Raleigh, NC, 1992
Associates Degree, Business Administration 3.8 GPA

Millbrook High School, Raleigh, NC, 1989
Diploma, 3.5 GPA


National Association of Purchasing Management, North Carolina


Microsoft Applications (PC & Macintosh) Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint
E-mail Applications- Lotus Notes, Netscape Outlook
Accounting skills
MAS 90, AS400, Adis, Quickbooks, Timberline, SAP, Innatrack, Oracle, SysPro
Negotiation Skills
Organizational Skills
Team Player/Independent Worker
Event Planning

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