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Purchasing Agent

Katy, TX, 77493
18.00 per hour
November 16, 2018

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Jennie Davis

Katy, TX *****



Supply Chain Professional with 20 years’ experience; SAP / ARIBA / Excel / MS Office /Vendor Evaluation & Certification/Great Plains /Oracle/ Invoicing/Accounting/ QA / QC / Inspection/SharePoint

FileNet/Inventory / Logistics / Negotiation/Government/State/School District


Purchasing Agent July 2018 – August 2018 (Contract)

Tractor Supply Co./Staffmark

Review of contracts and agreements to determine status and create spreadsheets to define next step in the process. ARIBA Software.

Purchasing Agent January 2018 – May 2018 (Permanent)

Hilton Hotel, Nashville, TN 37002

MRO Agreements, Change Orders, Purchase Orders, Rentals, Responsible for organization of new procurement software implementation and training. Purchases for all departments.

Buyer/Expeditor June 2017 – September 8, 2017 (Permanent)

TR Fastening, Houston, TX 77064

Expediting of fasteners from Foreign Countries, purchasing, multiline telephone system.

Administrative Tech August 2016 – April 2017 (Contract)

ABC Printing

Typing, Data Entry, Excel, Mailings and Multi-Line Phones

Administrative Bid Specialist/Buyer- February-August 2016 (Permanent)

Spring Branch ISD, Houston, TX

Processed all bids, in charge of all bid openings for the district

Contracts greater than 50k. Athletics, Human Resources, Finance Contracts

RFQ, RFP and negotiations

Team Leader, Procurement - October 2013-November 2014 (Permanent)

CH2M HILL, Houston, TX

Team Leader for all purchase aspects related to the O&M Shell Contract. Currently 13 sites.

Agreements, Change Orders, Purchase Orders, Rentals, Responsible for organization of new procurement team, Creation of Standard Operating Procedures, Maintain Procurement Mailbox which collects all purchase requisitions, new vendor requests, Procurement Card Administration

Sr. Purchasing Specialist II May 2010 / May 2013 (Contract)

BP Exploration / Swift WWR, Houston, TX

Fleet Manager, Lease/Rental Equipment, MRO/PPE, Logistics, HVAC, IT, Environmental, Vessels, Oil & Gas and other commodities, Purchase/Rent Equipment for the Gulf Coast area related to the MC252 Spill, Achieved delivery 90% on time in a very demanding theater

Master Service Agreement, Scope of Work, Terms and Conditions and other contractual requirements, Sourcing, Bid Packages, Bid Openings, RFQ, Financial Reports and Reconciliation

Procurement Card Administration, Vendor Management and Approval, Liaison to Management, Accounting and Materials Management for the Team, Capital Inventory Management

Research of historical purchases and payments to support financial recovery and settlements

Purchasing Specialist October 2007 / February 2010 (Permanent)

Kellogg Brown & Root, Houston, TX

Government & Infrastructure, Purchasing of equipment and commodities for LOGCAP III Contract

MSW Incinerators, Fire Trucks and Equipment, Ballistics, HVAC and Kitchen Equipment, Piping, Airport Equipment and other commodities as assigned, Financial Reports and Reconciliation,

Purchase Order Closeouts and Audits, Management Liaison, Accounting, FAR/DFAR, OSHA & Federal Government Purchasing

Purchasing & Office Services Manager- March 2003 / July 2007 (Permanent)

The Menninger Clinic, Houston, TX

Management of all Purchasing Aspects, Contract Administration, Leases, Rentals, Purchasing Orders

Managed Budgets for Purchasing and Office Services, Financial Reporting and Closeouts

Pro-card Administration for all programs, reconciliation, receipts, filing and payment.

Management of Office Services including, Mail Room Services, Shipping/Receiving, Copy Center,

General Stores, Accounts Payable, Inventory and Database Management

Purchasing Agent & Operations Assistant - January 1999 / June 2002 (Permanent)

Large Scale Biology, Vacaville, CA & Owensboro, KY

Purchase Orders, Contracts, Leases, Rentals, Vendor Management

Attended management and vendor meetings on a regular basis

Managed Shipping/Receiving, Inventory, Capital Assets Purchasing and Disposals

Pro-Card Use /Administration and Reconciliation for all cards, opened purchasing department for R&D in CA, which included policies and procedures, initiation of electronic forms and procurement.

Human Resources and Benefits, Inventory management systems, Capital equipment for Genomics in excess of 500 million dollars, Promoted and moved to KY to open the manufacturing plant, which includes all purchasing/contracts, accounting, pro-card, plant inventory and build out, IT liaison, budgets and reconciliations; Customer service representative and liaison to management in CA

Purchasing Agent & Administrative Technician IV May 1992 / October 1998 (Permanent)

Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, Houston, TX

Responsible for all purchasing functions for the district office; Purchase Orders, Contracts, Leases,

Rentals, Vendor Management, Financial Reporting and Reconciliation, Pro-Card, Government purchasing per the General Services Commission policies and procedures, Liaison to the Austin State Office for all procurement activities, FAR Regulations and Compliance, Inventory and Capital Asset Management

Administrative Technician for the Water Program; Promoted to the Regional Purchasing Agent

Regularly commuted to Austin to substitute for Purchasing for the State

Lee College, Baytown, TX May 1991- May 1992

Business Administration Certificate

Howard College, Big Spring, TX

Business Administration

Art Education

KBR PSM Academy

*On-going training in Government Purchasing, FAR and Compliance Regulations

*ESI~ Source Selection

*40 Hour KBR Procurement University

University of Wisconsin-Madison

*cGMP Regulations for Purchasing Personnel

National Institute of Government Purchasing

*General Public Purchasing

*Intermediate Public Purchasing

Texas Water Commission

*Total Quality Management

Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission

*Valuing Diversity in the Workplace

*First Things First

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