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Buyer Sourcing Supply Chain

Location:
Marietta, Georgia, United States
Posted:
February 13, 2018

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Supply Chain Professional with strategic and technical background; 7+ years’

experience meeting and surpassing customer expectations, analyzing processes for continuous improvement, eliminating waste and making excellence a habit. Qualifications include:

• Use data analysis to implement solutions that produce results, which improve customer service, reduce costs and improve KPI (key performance indicator) metrics

• Build customer relationships as the point of contact for internal and external customers; communicate clearly with clients on account status, expectations, short-term deliverables and long-term goals

• Collaborate with department managers to ensure proper policies and procedures are being followed and coordinate metrics for continuous improvement projects

PROFILE

JAVASCRIPT LANGUAGE CODING

FullStack Academy - Chicago

2016

BS, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

University of Missouri – St. Louis

2010

ADVANCED SPANISH IMMERSION

University of Belgrano – Buenos Aires,

Argentina

2009

KEY SKILLS

Marietta, GA

773-***-****

ac4gk0@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYST

CRANE WORLDWIDE І FEB 2016 –NOV2017

• Build customer relationships as the point of contact for internal and external customers; communicate clearly with clients on account status, expectations, short-term deliverables and long-term goals

• Manage account activity, EDI (electronic data interchange) orders, research EDI billing failures, work with IT to improve information flow thru EDI and other systems

• Create SOP’s (standard operating procedures) to organize supply chain process and create a template for aligning sales, operations and customer expectations

• Utilize data to negotiate rates with airline vendors to reduce costs for transit lanes

• Analyze reports for rates + costs to determine areas for continuous improvement

• Find trends in rates and routes; Correct pricing and routing errors in order management system; Analyze vendors and methods to find ways to reduce costs, errors and time-costing processes

CHRISTINA HORTON

PROJECT MANAGEMENT DATA ANALYSIS

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT CUSTOMER RELATIONS

Project Management

Customer Relations

Supply Chain Management

Data Analysis

Advanced Excel + SQL

Continuous Improvement

Problem Solving

Results driven

Project planning

Skillful Communications

Negotiation

EDUCATION

(CONTINUED)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (continued)

CATEGORY BUYER

THE DUTCHIE GROUP SEP 2013 - FEB 2016

• Research products to keep current with industry trends and pricing within the consumer product goods space

• Develop strategic and tactical plans to improve profitability, quality and customer satisfaction of products

• Analyze existing products, determine whether to revitalize underperforming products or discontinue

• Source products and manufacturers for private label distribution, order samples, negotiate price points, conduct market research and seasonality of products

• Assist with marketing strategies for product launch, set budgets, assist with product review programs

• Create and maintain listings of products on different marketplaces

• Monitor inventory levels, ensure timely restocking on all online sales channels PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST

AFN І NOV 2012- JUNE 2013

• Responsible for strategic sourcing and negotiating rates with transportation vendors to meet margin requirements and ensure maximum profitability.

• Execute daily purchase orders for various special projects

• Work with suppliers to resolve contractual service deficiencies

• Create new revenue opportunities through reliable service and constant communications with customers

• Assist in negotiations including final pricing and the establishment of new project contracts.

• Gather and report metrics for overall supply chain performance analysis, analyze for price/billing variances, on-time percentages, etc. AIR EXPORT GATEWAY SUPERVISOR

DHL І AUG 2010- NOV 2012

• Complete airline booking, review airline contracts

• Process and close MAWB (master airway bill) for consolidations and back to back AWB’s

• Maintain, develop and cultivate local relationship with carriers.

• Preparation of export documentation, meet airline and customs requirements

• Address AES (automatic export system) errors/rejections and issues

• Obtain best route times for shipments, obtain spot code on all special negotiated rates with carriers

• Ship dangerous goods in accordance with guidelines and safety regulations CHRISTINA HORTON



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