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Project Manager, Sales

Irvine, California, United States
August 28, 2017

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Sahar Amini

Irvine, California

T: 949-***-****

About Me

A passionate, value-driven project manager with an educational background in business management and marketing. Years of experience have abled me to lead a variety of projects through cross-functional teams and work with as well as learn directly from company executives. Proven ability to provide daily direction, motivation and support to project team to create good work habits and flawless results.

Highlighted Skills and Abilities

•Bilingual: Farsi and English

•Proficient in all Microsoft Office application

•Proficient with QCBD and EDS software

•Event Planning/Budgeting

•Contract Negotiation

•Process Improvements

•Risk Management

•Project Lifecycle Management

•Collaborative Leader

Relevant Experience

District Management Intern June 5 – August 14th 2017

Aldi US, Moreno Valley Division

•Worked with all levels of the company on a broad spectrum of projects throughout a 10 week period.

•Identified problems at the store level and created resolutions.

•Performed daily administrative duties that included updating the sales book, store memos, price changes, orders, handling corrective actions, calculating store productivity, exc.

•Collected data and research to initiate a new maintenance procedure.

Project Manager May 2016- March 2017

Hixson Metal Finishing, Newport Beach, CA

•Developed new and improved procedures for our GE Tech Plans and accompanied each procedure with a work instruction filed into our system for employees to reference when planning jobs.

•Worked with a team to design and test our new EDS systems and analyzed the efficiency of its design throughout all our departments.

•Contracted and chaired all design and build work along our 6 buildings ensuring our timelines and budgets were met.

•Constantly accepted the challenge and ownership of new tasks to assist my fellow department.

•Worked with the city and the AQMD on environmental issues.

•Renewed external supplier approvals and processing accreditations.

•Managed the relationships with our top customers to ensure any problems or complaints were mended immediately.

•Took it upon myself to develop training guides for employees that were new to the world of metal finishing.

Executive Assistant February 2015- Sept 2015

Hixson Metal Finishing, Newport Beach

•Coordinated and executed company events to promote company pride for a diverse group of employees while slashing our event costs by negotiating prices and fees.

•Put into effect government funded training for our employees. This involved getting approved for a contract, bringing in instructors, developing training material, developing a 18 month training schedule and tracking all employee training hours.

• Acted as a gatekeeper, protecting access to Executive Leadership.

• Maintained communications and transparency amongst executive leadership and all other departments

• Maintained an accurate and feasible schedule for executive leadership.

•Prepared materials for meetings in the form of agendas, handouts, presentations, charts, etc.

Brand Ambassador Feb 2013-March 2015

Swarovski, Mission Viejo Mall

•Created strong standing customer relationships which consisted of reaching out to my customers via phone and email throughout the day

•Worked both alone and as a team to meet sales goals and push new products and promotions

•Tackled customer complaints and product repairs

•Regularly communicated the stores progress to upper management.

•Developed and practiced sales simulations with our team for every new product line we received.


Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Business Marketing

San Diego State University Graduation- May 2017

Degree: Associate of Arts

Saddleback Community College Graduation- May 2015

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