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Purchasing Accounts Payable

Location:
Dallas, Texas, United States
Salary:
$50,000-60,000
Posted:
August 30, 2018

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Kayla S. Reed, CPP

**** *** ***** *****, **********, TX 75208

P: 469-***-**** E: ac6vbq@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE:

Seeking position as a Buyer or Purchasing Specialist with a large or medium sized corporation.

CAREER SUMMARY

Skilled leader with 11 years of purchasing experience at large and medium sized corporations both international and domestic. Outstanding training in assessing purchasing needs, taking orders from various departments, finding the best deals, reducing costs, negotiating with suppliers, and supervising staff.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Taylor Communications Buyer Dallas, TX 2/2015 – present

Expected to oversee $3 million in indirect purchasing for 2018 with perpetual inventory levels of $42,500.

Saved $33,000 overall in MRO, production, office supplies, and job components in first quarter of 2018.

Created and implemented purchasing instructions, policies and procedures for company to meet ISO/ internal audit standards.

Controls purchasing department’s annual budget. Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.

Represent company to new and existing suppliers in negotiations to create savings opportunities.

Interview, hire, and oversee staff training.

Interface Security Systems Purchasing Specialist Plano, TX 2/2012- 6/2014

Created purchase orders while maintaining detailed records to track spends from sales, service, IT, and production staff.

Identified and researched potential suppliers for cost saving opportunities. Resolved all purchasing issues pertaining to damaged / inferior products or late deliveries.

Resolved all invoice issues with suppliers and coordinated with accounts payable to ensure all invoices were paid in a timely manner to avoid late fees.

Lennox International Purchasing Specialist Carrollton, TX 3/2011- 2/2012

Aided with various purchasing procedures, as well as supported efforts involving inventory, accounting, and bid proposals for 7 Eleven-convenience stores nationally.

Worked closely with accounts payable to ensure invoices were resolved and paid in timely manner.

Recommended suppliers who could help reduce cost on production materials, supplies, and services.

YBM Publishing Purchasing Specialist Seoul, South Korea 9/2007- 1/2011

Created purchase orders while maintaining proper documentation to keep track of shipments and communicated that information to various departments to ensure all customers’ needs were met in a timely manner.

Determined if inventory quantities were sufficient for needs, ordered more materials when necessary. Worked closely with warehouse staff.

Contacted suppliers in order to schedule or expedite deliveries to resolve shortages,

MEMBERSHIP

American Purchasing Society

Association of Professional Speakers Of North Texas

Toastmasters

PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION

Certified Purchasing Professional

EDUCATION

M.A. Mass Communication, 2007; B.A. Psychology, 2005; Honors and National Dean’s List

SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY A&M COLLEGE, BATON ROUGE, LA

International Business - Study Abroad Program, 2007

UNIVERSITY DEL VALLE DE ORIZABA, ORIZABA, MEXICO

“Various other continuing education courses”

Emotional Intelligence (2015); Delegation (2015); 76 Ways To Improve Purchasing Performance (2015); Customer Experience (2016); Finance & Accounting For Non- Financial Mangers (2016); Women’s Leadership (2017); Math for Purchasing & Business (2018); Business Ethics for Buyers & Sellers (2018); Law For Buyers & Sellers (2018); Maintaining Inventory – Proper Level (2018)



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