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Sales Professional Experience

South Holland, Illinois, United States
May 30, 2017

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KIMBERLY WILLIAMS **** Sherwood Ave Markham, Illinois 60428

708-***-****) email:

Education Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL August 2011

Master of Business Administration

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL May 1997

Bachelor of Science, Health Care Management

Summary of Qualifications

Possesses extensive and comprehensive computer expertise: spreadsheet creation, etc.

Highly motivated, proficient at analysis and maintenance of database information systems.

Team player; has excellent administrative skill and consistently performs at exceptional levels.

Professional and efficient, good at problem resolution and has expert communication skills.

Professional Experience

BorgWarner Transmission System, LLC (Industrial Distribution Group/RaLyn Design-contract), Frankfort, IL

Buyer/ Acquisition Specialist, FSM (Non-stock/Stock Buyer) 2011-Present

Source/quote/Purchase Non-stock and MRO spares parts for Frankfort & Juarez

Expedite/Track orders to ensure on-time deliveries

Maintain service levels for Frankfort & Juarez plant

Maintain MRO cost/inventory reduction; cost saving and avoidance

Purchased and maintained office supply for Crib and Plant Wide

Run and complete spreadsheet analysis on spare parts to identify high/low turns

Work with engineering on identifying obsolete and high dollar MRO for possible Min/Max reduction

Cost of goods reconciliation (cycle count adjustments)

Entec International NA LLC (Administaff), Bensenville, IL 2010

Procurement Process Administrator

Quote and source MRO spares parts to key clients

Purchase/Expedite/Track orders to ensure on-time deliveries

Negotiate pricing

Trained new hires

Run and distribute reports to team members

Manage vendor returns and exchanges; resolved invoice discrepancies.

Motor Coach Industries Int'l, Schaumburg, IL 2007-2009

Expeditor/Bid Support

Execute and negotiate contracts.

Identify and execute global cost saving opportunities.

Conduct supplier sourcing both domestic and global.

Manage supplier relationships.

Acquire information on Buy America Parts (for bids over 100K).

Run and analyze purchase price variances for bid request.

Submit ECN/New Part request.

Complete summary reports for supplier’s quarterly reviews.

Analyze commodity trends, total cost analysis, quality and delivery.


IMI Cornelius (Custom HR Solutions-contract), Glendale Heights, IL 2006-2007

Purchasing Project Administrator

Conduct database management of RoHS parts.

Complete verification that all parts shipped to European countries are RoHS


Track/Expedite parts that are in the process of RoHS compliancy.

Provide quarterly reviews to RoHS team leaders.

Conduct and lead the RoHS team on project objectives.

Database management for expiration of contracts (RoHS).

Process Non-Stock material tooling and services.

Run open sales order reports for RoHS compliancy.

Conduct supplier sourcing both domestic and global.

Develop strategic RoHS procedures for multi-site manufacturing facilities.

PerkinElmer (Sterling Engineering-contract), Elmhurst, IL 2006


Expedite and track orders according to the MRP.

Complete system database clean up (weekly).

Conduct cross-departmental resolutions.

The Childs/Dreyfus Group, Chicago, IL 2003-2005

Lead Expeditor

Run and distribute reports to the local Logistics Company on a weekly basis.

Collect all supporting reports and documents from the local Logistics Company.

Data entry for all receipts of item per the local Logistics Company.

Set-up/facilitate operation meeting to review status with design staff.

Schedule pick-ups/drops of projects for installation to the local Logistic Company.

US Food Service – formerly Alliant Food Service, Bensenville, IL 2001 - 2002


Function as liaison with warehouse personnel & sales; assisted with problem resolution regarding fill rate

and inventory issues; provided support for warehouse staff regarding shipping and receiving.

Maintain purchasing support for sales; purchased non-food and disposable items.

Revise and update vendor contracts; completed bid analyses for various products.

Support sales and marketing with creation of advertising fliers and circulars.

Negotiate pricing and contracts.

Develop strategic supplier initiatives.

Newark Electronics, Chicago, IL 2000 - 2001

Buyer/Business Planner

Purchase non-inventory items; handled problem resolution with vendors; created and updated item database.

Manage vendor relations and procurement strategies for non-franchised suppliers.

In continuous contact with warehouse personnel, helping to resolve operational issues concerning fill rates

inventory returns.

UNICARE – formerly Rush Prudential Health Plans, Chicago, IL 1999 - 2000


Purchase medical, office and industrial supplies; purchased JIT items on daily basis.

Manage all vendor returns and exchanges; resolved invoice discrepancies.

Revise and update vendor contracts; completed bid analyses for various products.

Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 1997 - 1998

Purchasing Assistant

Purchase office supplies and equipment; managed vendor returns and exchanges.

Create Lotus and Excel spreadsheets for various projects; maintained vendor database.

Develop and implement invoice discrepancy resolution system.

Create and revise purchasing and shipping/receiving procedural manuals.

Computer Skills

Office 365 Outlook; Microsoft Vista; Lotus 123; Lotus Notes; WordPerfect; ESI Enterprise; Studio Design; Need2 Epoch, PO Writer; Lawson Insight; File Maker Pro; Win Fax; Internet Explorer; Netscape, BPCS, SAP, AS400/OMS, Product Database, Prism and Access: Discrepancy data (Warehouse & Accounting) Microsoft: Excel, Office Binder; Access; Word; PowerPoint; Outlook.

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