Procurement Specialist Resume
|Desired Industry: Purchasing/Buyers
|Desired Job Location: Birmingham, Alabama
||Date Posted: 1/2/2006
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: ASAP
|Desired Wage: 55,000
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience
||Willing to Travel: Yes, 25-50%
|Highest Degree Attained: MBA
||Willing to Relocate: No
Logistics analyst with experience as a procurement analyst and program buyer, with strong analytical, written and communication skills. Rapidly acquires and applies new knowledge and skills, and is able to focus on producing quantifiable results. Possess outstanding problem-solving skills; is organized, efficient, with the ability to work with and assist groups, as well as instruct others. Strong inter-personal skills; is also dependable, hardworking, and is a multi-tasked team player. I have extensive experience in resolving conflicts, improving supply logistics, reducing cost, and handling multiple tasks, and improving vendor relations.
PCC Airfoils SMP Plant Wickliffe, Ohio 4/4/05 ¡V 12/16/05
Responsible for editing, placing, and making sure purchase orders (PO¡¦s) abide by proper signature levels. Manage purchase orders throughout the Sarbaines Oxley (SOX) process. In charge of ensuring all invoice issues are resolved with end result of short payment. Manage office assistant to add and structure purchase orders to meet standard contract language. Maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a positive, supportive and enthusiastic manner.
„« Work with core suppliers to ensure that deliveries are kept at a high level.
„« Negotiate contracts with suppliers.
„« Undertake specifically assigned projects related to procurement and provide summaries, reports, and recommendations.
„« Support internal customers ensuring smooth process flow through the purchasing department.
„« Work with external customers to ensure traffic movement and cost reductions for PCC SMP.
„« Ensure that shipments are handled and processed through proper procurement procedures.
„« Manage all procurement files to ensure they meet all certifications required by the government and all customers.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis St. Louis, Missouri 12/8/03 ¡V 6/18/04
Responsible for identifying, developing, and monitoring departmental goals. Ensured that effective specification rationalizations and Request for Quote (RFP) creations were consistent with the standardized methodology, and monitored the RFP process through completion of awarded contracts. Implemented and followed standardized project management methods and developed specific project planned documents. Maintained, created, and placed purchase orders.
„« Ensured total cost modeling is complete and thorough for specific projects.
„« Ensured that the appropriate industry best practice investigations were thorough and were reported in an accurate manner.
„« Applied sourcing and supplier development techniques to establish effective agreements for product and/or services.
„« Evaluated supplier proposals submitted in response to RFP¡¦s, and developed the corresponding recommendations for awards.
„« Negotiated and implemented supplier contracts.
„« Assisted in the training of lower level employees.
Sanmina-SCI Huntsville, Alabama 1018/00 ¡V 8/26/03
Procurement Analyst Government/Commercial Division/Program Buyer
Responsible for reviewing and approving PO¡¦s up to $100,000. Maintained, created, and placed purchase orders. Ensured that programs were maintained and operated efficiently for buyer and manufacturing facilities. Guaranteed M3K buyer files were completed and were available for the monthly audit.
„« Managed contacts with suppliers and vendors ensuring consistency with corporate objectives.
„« Led and participated in major contract negotiations with top suppliers securing consistent supplier and competitive prices.
„« Organized controlled inventory, maximizing quantity comparisons with on-hand quantities. Also experienced in MRP functions.
„« Appointed as liaison program buyer for the MTS program for facilities establishing organizational contact.
„« Applied knowledge of customer and regulatory requirements to anticipate and address customer needs.
„« Established cost standards and measured performance.
„« Consolidated and analyzed information on supplier requirements.
„« Involved in multiple tasks of varying complexity in the service, inventory, and system support of all Sanmina-SCI equipment and programs.
„« Negotiated contract requirements, price, quantities, and lead time details.
Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University May 2003
Master of Business Administration: Logistics Management
Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University December 1999
Bachelors of Science: Marketing
President of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated 1999 ¡V 2000
Vice President of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated 1998 ¡V 1999
President of Foster Living and Learning Complex 1997 ¡V 1998, 1996 ¡V 1997
Member of Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University Marketing Club
Member of Phi Beta Lambda Business Fraternity Incorporated
Member of the American Marketing Association (AMA)
Proficient in Microsoft Works, Word, Access, Excel, Power Point, SPSS, CC mail, Internet Usage, Copics, Agile, Lawson, Lotus Notes, Document Express, and Solomon.
One Year of Service Recognition Certificate, Sanmina-SCI
American Red Cross Service Pin, 1999
Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, Dean¡¦s list Fall 1999, Fall 1996
Counselor of the Week, NASA Aviation Challenge Summer Camp, 1998
Alpha Phi Alpha Brother of the Semester, 1999
2004 Canned Film Festival (Head Cast Director), Federal Reserve Bank 2004
Federal Reserve Bank Tour Guide, 2004
Mentor St. Louis (MSL), 2004
Women Leadership Giving Initiative (WLGI) Epworth Children and Family Services, 2004
Maple Heights Recreational Soccer League Assistant Coach, 2003
Madison/Marshall American Red Cross, 1998
Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University Freshman Orientation Operation Jump Start, 1998, 1999
Coalition On at Risk Minority Males (COARMM), 1998
Boy Scouts of America, Cub Scouts of America, 1998
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