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Buyer, Administrative Coordinator, Administrative Assistant

Mobile, Alabama, United States
January 02, 2018

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Kimberly McDonald

Eight Mile, AL ***** - 251-***-****

Results-oriented Associate Buyer seeking to continue gaining knowledge and experience with a well established company. Exceptionally organized and efficient with proven ability to develop good working relations with suppliers.

Authorized to work in the US for any employer



US Tool Group - Mobile, AL - April 2015 to November 2016 Prepared planner sheets and placed product orders. Communicated with vendors to expedite orders, as well as resolve issues. Checked inventory, handled any discrepancies and ensured same were remedied. Evaluated usage and replenishment records. Monitored expenses relative to budget. Ensured work was accomplished in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices. Associate Buyer - Theodore Spoolbase Subsea

Technip North America - Theodore, AL - January 2014 to April 2015 Theodore, AL

Sourcing new suppliers, buying, expediting orders, inspecting the manufacturing of equipment and bulk material as well as organizing delivery and logistics.Monitored ongoing expenses relative to budget projections. Ensured the availability of professional talent needed to meet business objectives. Ensured work was accomplished in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices. Documented business requirements, functional specifications and training procedures.Implemented processes to streamline workflow. Negotiated lucrative relationships with 15+ newsuppliers. Administrative Coordinator

Technip North America - January 2013 to June 2014

Theodore, AL

Managed the front desk in a neat and organized fashion, including greeting visitors and responding to telephone and in-person requests for information. Managed daily office operations and maintenance of equipment. Served as central point of contact for all outside vendors needing to gain access to the building. Planned meetings, maintained conference room calendar and prepared conference rooms. Made copies, sent faxes and handled all incoming and outgoing correspondence. Organized files, developed spreadsheets, faxed reports and scanned documents. Designed electronic file systems and maintained electronic and paper files. Facilitated working relationships with co-tenants and building management. Managed the day-to-day calendar for the company's senior director. Received and screened a high volume of internal and external communications, including email and mail. Office Manager/Administration

Flight Training of Mobile - January 2005 to January 2013 Mobile, AL

Professional first point of contact, customer service, inside sales, multi-line phones, appointment. scheduling, maintain student/customer documentation, cashier, cash reports/deposits, A/R, bill coding, distribution of emails/correspondence, inventory/office supply control, implementing procedures, manage administrative facets and part-time staff. Work with FAA, TSA and VA with inspections and compliance regulations. Coordinate U.S. Navy IFS program. Administrative Assistant

Wilkins Miller, P.C - Mobile, AL - January 2001 to January 2005 Mobile, AL

Multi-line phones, administrative support, general office, filing, sorting, and searching for required documentation, supervised file room, scanned reports/data entry, assisted CPA's in locating customer information in a timely manner, tax return and financial statement assembly, inventory control,incoming and outgoing mail.


General Education and Business Administration

Bishop State Community College - Mobile, AL

2001 to 2004


Procurement of material, material management, expediting, billing, comparative quotes, budgeting, documentation, negotiation with vendors, vendor management, Microsoft Office proficiency, Excel spreadsheets, meticulous attention to detail, results-oriented, self-directed aviation operations experience, CATS Proctor, VA school official, administrative facets

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