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Purchasing/Procurement

Location:
Denver, Colorado, 80202, United States
Salary:
25.00
Posted:
January 08, 2018

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Mission: To improve efficiencies by contributing my organizational and analytical skills.

Software Skills

Ariba

Cascade

Confluence Atlas

ConnectWise

Construction Data Portal

Cisco Webex

D-Tools

LiveText

Filemaker Pro

Matrix/Multiple Listing System/RE CO

Microsoft Dynamics Atlas

Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains

Microsoft Dynamics SL

OnBase

PDI Enterprise

PDI Focal Point

Quickbooks Pro

SAP

Transaction Desk Pro

VMware

Professional Experience

Pricebook Manager

Western Convenience Stores, Inc., Centennial, CO 8/2017 ~ Present

Manage and analyze margin of all commodity categories including tobacco.

Advocate for streamlined solutions both internally and externally.

Configure and administer rebate reports.

Resolve wholesale distributor daily text file import errors by eliminating VIN and invoice discrepancies.

Revalidate invoices with appropriate Cost Effective Dates for Accounts Payable processing.

Troubleshoot why merchandise is not ringing up correctly at registers.

Scrub and upload mass data templates for new or updated product information.

Create and maintain standard retail and promotional pricing rules.

Research inventory levels and communicate with Accounts Payable regarding Credits to know when exactly to deactivate discontinued items.

Remain in constant interaction with District Managers and Store Mangers of 42 Stores regarding processes and prices.

Correspond with vendors concerning new merchandise, cost changes, promotions, classifications, discontinuations, and delivery authorizations.

Temporary Roles Fulfilled 1/2017 ~ 7/2017

Buyer II

Project Coordinator

Contract Specialist

Finance Specialist

Purchasing Manager

Xssentials, LLC, Denver, CO 6/2015 ~ 6/2016

Managed Purchasing department as central communication hub of all business departments.

Executed directives from CFO, Regional Managers, and Branch Managers.

Participated in conference-calls with CFO, Accounting, Managers, Process Implementation, Logistics, and Project/Service Coordinators to collaborate brainstorming improving company processes and Best Practices.

Acted as liaison between Branch Managers, Project Managers, Project Coordinators, Service Coordinators, Logistics, Design, Technicians, and Vendors.

Administered and enforced approved policies and procedures to ensure a workflow that streamlines purchasing process.

Established rapport with vendors to analyze and negotiate costs, saving the company anywhere from 2-50%, determining most advantageous path of procurement.

Processed on average 550+ Purchase Orders on monthly basis for five locations, as well as Drop-Shipments.

Communicated with suppliers regarding expedited shipments, payment terms, and problem resolution.

Reviewed order confirmations for accuracy and interface with suppliers to clear up variances.

Logged tracking and ETAs of procured goods into PSA software.

Generated, scrubbed, dispersed, and researched Open PO and Back-Order Reports.

Interacted with AP and Design team on frequent basis to ensure productive departmental overlap.

Improved integrity of databases containing 500+ vendors and 13,000+ products with contact information, account numbers, credit limits, shipping cut-offs, product IDs, categorization, UOM, descriptions, costs, prices, manufacturers, default vendors, back-up vendors, duplicate parts, and discontinued parts.

Updated Pricing Lists Drop-Box on constant basis for Design team and sales associates.

Researched and built New Part Requests.

Prepared credit card authorization forms for signature.

Assisted in handling Dealer Agreements, Credit Applications, and Procurement Contracts.

Aided in company data migration from Quickbooks and TigerPaw to ConnectWise software.

Vendor Resolution Project Consultant

Parallon Supply Chain Services, Denver, CO (Contract with Volt Workforce) 2/2015 ~ 4/2015

Reduced outstanding AP liability of $1.4 million by 13.2% in first seven weeks.

Reconciled statements, and ensured Invoices and Credit Memos were received by APSs efficiently to meet discount deadlines.

Advocated for vendors by establishing rapport, and facilitating conversations with Internal Controls and APSs regarding Direct Pay Permits, Tax Exempt forms, open balances, and refunds.

Data-mined documents to create comprehensive master database in Excel for AP department of 900+ accounts.

Operations Onboarding Consultant

ServiceSource International, Denver, CO (Contract with Volt Workforce) 8/2014 ~ 1/2015

Met SLAs and DIAs via DERs from Opportunity Records for SaaS Revenue Management firm.

Drove own ramping process and identified training gaps.

Assisted in training of and acquiring application access for new coworkers.

Designed a New-Hire Manual for the Avaya Renewals Team to ensure improvement of training.

Researched and compiled glossary, and revised 30-60-90 New-Hire Expectations Checklist.

Functioned with Enablement Operations Team members, QC, and Management to further enhance existing processes to ensure maximum automation and efficiency of workflow, and customer success.

Upheld positive operational support relationships with Sales Account Managers of the client by finding solutions to issues, coordinating support, maintenance, and subscription renewal contracts.

Generated federal government contract quotes for Avaya using GSA pricing.

Previous Positions 2012 ~ Prior

Graduate Assistant

Accounts Receivable Processor

Customer Care Agent

Accounting Clerk

Customer Service Representative

Logistics Manager

Inside Sales Representative

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology 5/2011

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey ~ Galloway, NJ



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