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Purchasing Manager

Jacksonville, NC
March 25, 2019

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Jonah Rosa

**** ********** *****, ************, ** 28546

603-***-**** OBJECTIVE: Seeking a position as a purchasing manager. PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Over 13 years of purchasing experience using a variety of systems and processes. Able to quickly and accurately identify customer needs while meeting or exceeding timelines. Skills:

Advanced Microsoft Office Customer Service Process Improvement

Government Purchase Card Oracle Systems Communication EXPERIENCE


Supervised 6,500+ requisitions valued $1,500,000+ via Government credit card, contracts and other systems with an accuracy ranking 1st of 8 units resulting in being awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.

Managed the purchasing, tracking, and distribution of supplies and equipment in preparation for a large-scale unit training event and combat deployment totaling over $3 million dollars.

Supervised 9,000+ purchases sustaining a 95% maintenance readiness and reduced problem requisitions from 800 to less than 100 resulting in being awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal.

Process Improvement and Record Keeping

Supervised the unit's procurement program reducing the number of aged and problematic requisitions from 42 to 3 in a matter of days, receiving a noteworthy recognition from an official headquarters Marine Corps audit.

Successfully passed multiple Headquarters Marine Corps audits by organizing 15+ staff members to systematically review, identify, and correct deficiencies.

Improved filing system for over $500,000 in accounts payables resulting in being the model for other units.

Customer Service and Communication

Coordinated regularly scheduled meetings with customers to ensure correct needs were being identified and sourced and any problematic areas addressed.

Continually sought out for advice from peers and senior officials.

Able to clearly and concisely articulate information through written and verbal means with customers and leadership.

Microsoft Office Programs

Created custom databases using Microsoft Excel to increase effectiveness and decrease problem areas for numerous procurement programs.

Created numerous training aids and new standing operating procedures using Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, SharePoint, and Adobe to provide the senior leadership and subordinate units’ information that reduced the waiting period for requested support. Budget and Accounting

Supervised numerous financial reviews reconciling over $4.6 million in aged requisitions.

Managed annual budgets from $600,000 to $8,000,000. Jonah Rosa page 2 of 2


U.S. Marine Corps 2005 - present

Operations Manager, 2017 - Present

Mid-level Manager, 2014 – 2016

Supervisor, 2009 - 2013

Clerk, 2005 – 2008


Working towards BS in Business Finance at Grantham University, 33 credit hours

Advanced Supply Chain Management, U.S. Marine Corps

Intermediate Supply Chain Management, U.S. Marine Corps

Basic Supply Chain Management, U.S. Marine Corps

Basic Financial Analyst, U.S. Marine Corps

Intermediate Leadership Training, U.S. Marine Corps

Basic Leadership Training, U.S. Marine Corps

Appropriation Law, U.S. Navy

Purchase Card Training, Defense Acquisition University

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