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Purchasing / Inventory Control

Upland, California, United States
August 29, 2017

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Priscilla B. Hinojosa

**** *. ***** ***.

Upland, CA 91786

Cell 626-***-****


Seeking a career opportunity that will capitalize on my purchasing and inventory management. Also, to allow development of a successful department, which will establish a centralized purchasing and inventory team. Which would service all internal and external customers. Validate good suppliers’/user’s relationships, analyzing, reconciling complex problems pertaining to procurement, inventory, production and accounting.


Conscientious, reliable, detailed oriented and self-motivated with strong background in Purchasing and Inventory Management. Skilled at grasping new ideas and integrating them into desired results. Simultaneously coordinating multiple tasks in an organized, ability to balance immediate/long term priorities, efficient proficient at prioritizing aspect. Respond positively to challenges and work constructively under pressure. I am enthusiastic self-starter with a strong drive to improve existing processes and systems is highly desired.


University of Phoenix, Diamond Bar, CA Certificate Purchasing Management

Cerritos Community College, Cerritos, CA Associates-Business Management

Pioneer High School, Whittier, CA Diploma


MS Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access



SAP, QuickBooks, Epicor, IQMS, PLEX


Solid analytical and mathematical skills

Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work with many levels and types of people

Good written, oral and presentation skills (communication)

Problem solving and good business decision making skills

Planning and organizational ability

Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.)

Professional Experience:

Contract Employment February 2011 – Present

November 2016 – Present Toyota Motor Sales, Ontario, CA

CW Business Analyst

Assist in Forecasting:

Monthly POL for non-PORF TSB parts + F1 & F2

Assist in monthly POL data entry including OIL updates

Reviewing orders from PDC’s:

Balance inventory levels at PDC’s

Maintenance and replenishment (balance throughout supply chain)

Maintain proper part coding

Releases and orders – data entry and data lookup:

MAC releases

Special requests

PDC pre-deployment

Support with Daily Frame Report processing and updates.


Daily/Monthly reporting – assist management in running daily/monthly reporting

Work with analysts to creating reports for certain campaigns (Frame, Takata, etc.)

COP (Capacity Order Plan) documents – assist in creating Pre-Launch COP documents and provide assistance with Post-Launch COP’s

Monitor and maintain MAC report for weekly distribution

Inventory analysis – aged parts, overstock situations and obsolescence.

Document development and process documentation (includes charts and graphs)

Overall support:

Problem solving

Assist analysts with their day to day operations where needed

Participate in process improvement activities

January 2016 – August 2016 Trojan Battery, Santa Fe Springs,CA

Administrative Assistant

Provide complete support to the Sr. Cost Accounting/Inventory Control Manager

Perform clerical tasks

Compile all the daily reports from various departments

Perform procedures for obsolete part numbers

Look up part numbers in Plex ERP system

Enter new revision part number

Create new part number

Update all Bill of Materials

Investigate inventory discrepancies

Posting, reviewing weights

Compiling inventory reports and issuing to management

Preparing and maintaining records of all inventory

September 2015-December 2015 Esterline, Pomona,CA

Buyer /Planner

Purchase resins, finished goods, and components according to customer specifications and ensure meet company policies and procedures.

Source new items to customer specifications in accordance with company procedures.

Responsible for scheduling production for all molding machines, secondary and outsourcing, optimizing labor utilization to meet customer due dates.

Evaluate and create work orders for molding, secondary, and packaging that maximizes minimum number of set-ups, while keeping inventory at optimum levels.

Manage for inventory control and issuing, entering, and maintaining inventory part numbers in IQMS system.

Manage logistic operations including, negotiating with UPS and LTL carriers to obtain competitive freight costs/contracts.

Ensure maintenance of optimum material flow in warehouse.

June 2015 –August 2015 Hydro-Fit Valve, Covina, CA

Purchasing / Planner

Plan and execute procurement of finished goods and raw materials

Review Purchase Order Tooling Request

Review current material cost

Review, update Supplier’s on-time performance report

Update Outside Process Orders

Create production job jackets

Schedule equipment maintenance

March 2014 – December 2014 Cal Spas Corporation

Buyer Planner

Plan and execute procurement of finished goods and raw materials from global contract manufacturers and suppliers

Maintain strong working relationships and communications directly with the Global Supply Center, global contract manufacturers and suppliers to confirm production/shipping schedules and monitor open purchase orders for all orders to ensure on-time deliveries

Proactively report product and material availability issues

Maintain, monitor Master Data; revise essential system planning data to ensure system is effectively planning future requirements

Inventory Management: inventory parameters, reduction and reserve percentage measurements, revaluation, Product Life Cycle management

Maintain purchase order status and shipment tracking information in system

Proactively provide supply status and shipment tracking to Manufacturing, Sales Team

Coordinate with contract manufacturers and suppliers the required international shipping and commercial documents

Participate and contribute to monthly S&OP (Sales & Operations Planning) process

Coordinate inventory planning and replenishment of raw materials, components, and finished goods

Reviews MRP inputs/outputs on a daily basis to ensure all required actions are taken to, expedite, de-expedite, and cancel or create purchase orders

Conducts daily/bi-weekly/quarterly cycle counts per procedure.

Communicates ECO’s controlled revision changes of components and sub-assemblies to suppliers reviewing the disposition of existing in house inventory and WIP against open orders and WIP at the suppliers reconciling the orders accordingly.

February 2011 – March 2014 Manny’s Security

Project Production Manager

Represent client’s interest

Provide independent advice on the management of projects

Organizing the various professional personnel

Maintain employee and or sub-contractors time sheets

Ensure all goals on project are met

Quality standards are met using the latest IT

Keep records and track personnel and progress

Recruiting specialists and sub-contractors

Ensure guidelines are maintained accounting, costing and billing

Ensure permits, liabilities for job locations are current

Assesses, minimize project risks until successful project completion

Manage all aspects of teams and third-party contractors and/or consultants

July 2005 – January 2011 Hill Phoenix Walk In Cooler, Chino, CA

Purchasing Supervisor

Procurement of raw materials, services, equipment


Direct and assist Buyers

Review Purchase Request

Source suppliers on fabricated parts

Negotiations of supplier bids

Read and understand blueprints

Lead team activities to support process designed to reduce shortages, control inventory levels, reduce supplier lead time, and efficiency of the supply chain

Manage MRP output through appropriate reaction to action message; respond to urgencies reflected in shortage report as well as through direct contact with internal and external customers; and engage in expedited actions as well as through direct contact with internal and external customers; and engage in expedited actions when necessary

Develop and maintain supplier relationships ensuring timely parts arrival with optimal cost constraints including development of appropriate package quantities and optimal inbound freight logistics

Develop and implement inventory pull systems to include supplier Kanban’s and JIT programs, supplier owned inventory programs, and in-plant consignment programs.

Identify disposition, work with Engineering and strategic sourcing to transaction new products to production and achieve material productivity goals.

Manage Accounts Payable issues with assigned suppliers; engage in resolution action minimizing backlog of rejected invoices.

Maintain relevant data in system item master to include lead-time, order policy, safety stock, minimums, multiples, order quantity, safety offset, and other order modifiers.

Prepare quarterly/monthly/weekly reports on cost savings & inventory turns

Knowledge of high-speed machining, brake forming, welding, assembly, installations

Extract data to create Crystal-Reports (Macola, MAS90) • Served on team implementation of Sarbox

Provide software training.

Implement Safety Training

February 2003- August 2004 SVF Flow Controls Inc., Santa Fe Springs, CA

MRP Manager

International Purchasing

Manage production support and receiving

Create and update Crystal Reorder reports

Vendor assessments


Inventory management

Vendor Non-Conformance

ISO 9000 Management Team

Production planning and scheduling

Development procedures of disposition on engineering revisions

Source suppliers on fabricated parts

Prepare annually cost saving reports

Read blueprints

Knowledge heat treat metal

May 2000 – February 2003 MC Metal Creations, So El Monte, CA

Material Planner/Inventory Control Coordinator

Allocating and update Bill of Materials

Coordination of engineering / production materials based on revisions

Read blueprints

Manage item master

Processing requisitions


Inventory cycle count

Procurement and standardization of all purchasing procedures

Prepare cost saving reports

December 1998 – May 2000 JWC Manufacturing, Santa Ana, CA

Purchasing Agent



Expedite purchase orders

Forecasting procurement planning based on demand, lead-time & safety reorder points

Manage inventory and fabricated parts

Read Blueprints

Conferred the Bills of Materials are updated

September 1997 – December 1998 Bearing Inspection, Santa Fe Springs, CA

Material Manager

Source and negotiate raw materials

International sourcing

Expedite purchase order


Read blueprints

Maintain inventory

Institute ISO 9000 in Purchasing and Inventory

Process customs documents

Implement policy and procedure for cycle counts

Prepare cost saving & inventory Crystal Reports

October 1989 – January 1996 Tyler Refrigeration Inc., Cerritos, CA

Purchasing Agent

Review requisitions

Process purchase orders

Maintain inventory levels

Read blueprints

Coordinate job-site deliveries

Maintain pricing

Prepare monthly/quarterly reports

Confer with department/division managers in production meetings

March 1986 – October 1989 Dresco Reproduction Inc., Santa Fe Springs, CA

Order Desk/Buyer

Process customer orders

Process billing

Review inventory levels

Reorder stock

Maintain pricing

Interface with A/P, A/R & Sales

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