|Desired Industry: Purchasing/Buyers
|Desired Job Location: Chicago, Illinois
||Date Posted: 8/31/2006
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: ASAP
|Desired Wage: 30,000.00
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Management (Manager, Director)
||Willing to Travel: Yes, 25-50%
|Highest Degree Attained: High School/Equivalent
||Willing to Relocate: Yes
To obtain a position that will allow me to efficiently utilize my knowledge and experience in purchasing and customer service.
April 1987 to April 2004
Tru Serv Corporation
8600 W. Bryn Mawr, Chicago, IL 60631
(JAN 2003 - PRESENT) SENIOR INV. ANALYST- Responsibilities included day-to-day replenishment of product lines for 13 different warehouse locations. Maintained relationships with over 50 vendors. (I.e. Huffy Bikes, SouthBend Fishing Equipment, Academy Broadway Camping Equipment, etc.) Established forecast and demand accuracy, vendor lead times, and forwarded buys for promotions. Ordered Import items from several overseas locations. Transferred/ balanced inventory for out-of-stock, and overstock situations that occurred. Developed promotional forecasts, processed relay orders, and attended semi-annual True Value memberís conventions/markets. These functions included monitoring vendorís set-ups, Deals, Forward Buys as well as seasonal & promotional shipments.
(JAN 2002- JAN 2003) BUYER Ė Assisted in negotiating vendor programs elements. Made buying decisions as to which items would be added or deleted from warehouse programs. Assisted in creating direct mail advertisements and sales promotions. Prepped semi-annual market events by preparing floor layouts, determining space and fixtures needed, and communicating this to attending vendors. Maintained and updated vendors items for semi-annual catalogs. Performed E3 daily replenishment process for assigned vendors.
(DECEMBER 1995- JAN 2002) INVENTORY ANALYST Ė Responsibilities included day-to-day replenishment of product lines for 13 warehouses throughout the United States. Maintained relationship with over 50 vendors including Christmas vendors for product line. (I.e. Santaís Best, Noma, Brite Star, GE Lighting etc.) Established forecast and demand accuracy, vendor lead times, and forward buys for seasonal product. Imported product from several overseas locations. Transferred/ balanced inventory for out-of-stock, and overstock situations that occurred. Developed promotional forecasts, processed relay orders, and attended True Value memberís semi-annual Markets/Conventions.
Completed over 90 credit hours of combined Business/Information Systems related Education from Devry University.
2001 to Present
MAJOR: /BUSINESS INFORMATION SERVICES
True Value University
-Building Team Effectiveness
-Relationship Building & Communication
-Supply Chain Management
-TruServ Basics; Understanding Our Member/Customer Service
-MS Access Advance
-MS Excel Advance
-MS Word Advance
-Level 3 Certification
-MS Office Word, Excel, Access and Internet
Available upon request.
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