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Purchasing & Inventory Control

Laguna Hills, California, United States
November 13, 2017

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• Inventory Management

• Analysis/Reconciliation

• Project Management

• Excel/Word/Outlook/PowerPoint

• 3PL & Logistics Management

• Quickbooks/Great Plains/Access/Firestorm

• Forecasting

• Purchasing

• Price Negotiation

• Team Management

• Quality Control

• Ecommerce

• AP/AR/Cash Handling

• Google Docs/Sheets

9/2016 – 10/2017 Firstline Security Integration, Anaheim, CA Purchasing Manager

Negotiate price of materials

Procure various goods and services for multiple locations

Manage costs to identify areas of potential cost reduction and analyze the impact of pricing changes for goods and services

Assist with maintaining proper inventory levels of materials used on a regular basis

Write purchase orders

Maintain database of delivery schedules, update regularly and expedite materials as needed

Develop/maintain vendor relationships

Match packing lists to invoices and input bills into QuickBooks

Reconcile invoice discrepancies

Prepare and send proposals/quotes to customers for Box Sales

Supervise warehouse person

2/2002 – 7/2016 Cookie Lee Inc., Tustin, CA

Product Planning Manager

Job Summary: Responsible for jewelry and accessory inventory from inception to obsolescence.

Create & assign SKU numbers to all new items

Create item master & forecast spreadsheet

Set up new items at 3PL, in Great Plains, and in Firestorm (Ecommerce platform)

Analysis of new items to determine viability (with Product Development ) and initial order quantities for each season

Price negotiation, follow-up, confirmation, problem solving with vendors

Generate purchase orders

Determine retail pricing (with Product Development) based on margin calculation, past performance and estimated viability of new each item

Determine price tagging/carding/packaging requirements and generate tag/packaging orders

Create order form with new skus & sort list (planogram) for showroom(s)

Determine quantity splits between distribution center, launch location and showroom(s)

Verify that all items have been ordered, follow up with vendors to ensure on-time delivery

Verify that production samples are correct (with Product Development) and quality is acceptable

Create catalog copy, proofread, and verify that catalog items, prices, descriptions are correct (with Product Development & Communications)

Maintain price tag/card inventory at tag vendor(s) (domestic & overseas)

Assist in development and implementation of Great Plains & Firestorm inventory systems

Development and implementation of inventory control procedures

Maintain inventory at all locations, reorder/redistribute as needed

Regular reporting-forecast for current season, total cost of inventory on hand, daily sales, gross margins, special promotion/sale performance

Create and maintain backorder/availability list for customers

Identify and deactivate items when they reach safety stock/sold-out status

Identify slow moving items and create special promotions/sales to reduce overall inventory levels

Analyze weekly usage to determine reorder points and reorder as necessary

Special Projects for President, Vice-Presidents, Directors, COO and CFO Education

Costa Mesa High School, Costa Mesa, CA

High School Diploma

College Credits:

Cal State Fullerton

APICS courses: Inventory Control, Production Control, Capacity Planning Orange Coast College/Costa Mesa High School

AP English

Orange Coast College

BASIC language programming

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