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Sales Manager

Ankeny, Iowa, 50023, United States
March 10, 2011

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Jon Rascon

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Ankeny, Iowa 50023


Career Profile

A highly skilled purchasing professional with over six years of proven

success. Looking for a position to utilize my skills and experience in an

established organization.


. Ability to work under time-sensitive deadlines.

. In-depth knowledge of MRP-based systems.

. Proficient computer skills.

. Excellent in communication and presentation skill.

Educational Background

B.S., Business Management from William Penn University, Oskaloosa, IA


High School Diploma, Ft. Madison, IA (1993)

Professional Experience

Fair-Play Scoreboards, Des Moines, IA

Senior Buyer (2010-present)

. Control costs of purchased materials through use of cost targets,

negotiations, design and process changes, and material substitutions

for the most expensive commodities including aluminum sheet metal and

cable assemblies.

. Realized $35,000 in savings within one commodity in first four months.

. Created and managed all activities in training of new buyers.

. Lead other projects as directed by Purchasing Manager.

Fair-Play Scoreboards, Des Moines, IA

Buyer (2005-2010)

. Forecast demands for various commodities used in the manufacturing


. Purchase materials necessary for the manufacturing of scoreboards,

message centers, and displays.

. Ensure product volumes, and order flow are optimized in order to

achieve target sales objectives.

. Liaison with Marketing and Sales Management to ensure effectiveness of

projected sales.

Wells Fargo Financial Services, Des Moines, IA

Operations Processor II (2003-2005)

. Interact with taxing authorities, third party vendors, and mortgage

clients in the procurement of tax information.

. Disburse escrow funds for timely payment of client real estate tax


Qwest Communications, Des Moines, IA

Customer Relations Specialist (2002-2003)

. Initiated potential sales opportunities by interviewing customers.

. Coordinated services and repair issues for customers.

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