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Location:
Cypress, Texas, United States
Salary:
55 to 60,000
Posted:
June 06, 2019

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Deanna Corbett

***** ******** **** **. *******, TX 77433 • 713-***-**** • ac9jpy@r.postjobfree.com

Professional Summary

Reliable Purchaser with 8 years of experience handling detailed purchase requisitions and purchase orders. With commitment toward strengthening and maintaining vendor relations. Proficient in ERP and Quick Books software. Self-motivated work ethic with ability to perform effectively in independent or team environments.

Skills

Purchase orders organization

Vendor relations

Contract negotiation

Punctual

Spreadsheet management

Excellent communication skills

Accurate and detailed

Personable and outgoing

Research skills

Correcting discrepancies

Invoice processing

Accounts payable / accounts receivable

Attention to detail

Account reconciliation

Work History

Purchasing Agent, 12/2012 to 05/2019

Shield Air Solutions, Inc – Houston, TX

Created purchase orders when BOM's were released, and inventory was checked.

Communicated frequently with vendors to manage orders and verify revisions on purchase orders.

Researched suppliers based on availability, quality, selection, and price.

Searched for hard-to-find items and found high-quality, reliable vendors.

Maintained effective and lasting vendor relationships through dynamic communication, collaboration and intelligent questioning skills.

Researched new vendors to obtain most cost effective pricing for goods, saving company $83,000 in one year.

Worked with Engineering to find new and better items to fulfill diverse needs. Collected data sheets for alternate parts when needed. Updated part descriptions, obsolete mfg part numbers and input new mfg part numbers.

Managed office inventory by restocking supplies and placing purchase orders to maintain adequate stock levels.

Developed and updated spreadsheets and databases to track lead time, cost savings, ECO loss, scheduling, .

Performed general office duties, including answering multi-line phones, routing telephone calls or messages to appropriate staff and greeting visitors.

Identified and recommended changes to existing processes to improve accuracy, efficiency and responsiveness of purchasing department.

Inputted all data into system using ERP and ensured that all order updates were meticulously recorded.

Maintained documentation for all purchases.

Attended morning meetings for Production, weekly scheduling meetings.

Accounts Payable Administrator, 04/2011 to 12/2012

Shield Air Solutions, Inc – Houston, TX

Communicated with other departments to verify purchases.

Entered purchase orders, invoices and payments into company accounting system.

Updated and maintained aging report to facilitate payments

Reconciled invoices and purchase orders and updated databases accordingly.

Maintained account accuracy by reviewing and reconciling checks monthly.

Managed and responded to all correspondence and inquiries from customers and vendors.

Reorganized accounts payable processes, decreasing supplier payment delays from 45-60 to 30 days.

Maintained relationships with vendors and managed invoices for HVAC material.

Health and Safety Coordinator, 01/2011 to 04/2011

Enerflex – Houston, TX

Part of Safety Committee took Meeting Minutes.

Pass out PPE Equipment, and note on spreadsheet.

Updated contract, project and crew leaders with daily status reports on observations and incidents.

Conducted new employee interviews, orientation and training, and provided ongoing monitoring and evaluation.

Directed record keeping and paperwork preparation in line with OSHA requirements.

Assessed compliance of site operations, accuracy of forms and adequate employee notification for different policies.

Negotiated agreements between employees to clarify misunderstood directions and resolve conflicts affecting performance.

Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.

Administrative Assistant, 11/2009 to 01/2011

Eagle Oil Tools – Houston, TX

Performed general office duties, including answering multi-line phones, routing telephone calls or messages to appropriate staff and greeting visitors.

Managed office inventory by restocking supplies and placing purchase orders to maintain adequate stock levels.

Coordinated domestic and international travel arrangements, including booking airfare, hotel and transportation.

Monitored premises, screened visitors, updated logs and issued passes to maintain security.

Supported President through personal document management, calendar organization and collateral preparation for meetings. Drafted professional business memos, letters.

Administration Assistant, 02/2009 to 11/2009

Freeman & Curiel Engineers – Houston, TX

Composed internal memos and external correspondence for senior management, and reviewed all documentation to eliminate errors.

Sorted and opened incoming mail from post office and placed envelopes in bins for distribution to all department personnel.

Monitored premises, screened visitors, updated logs and issued passes to maintain security.

Managed office inventory by restocking supplies and placing purchase orders to maintain adequate stock levels.

Provided logistical support for programs, meetings and events, including room reservations, agenda preparation and calendar maintenance.

Supported President & CEO through personal document management, calendar organization and collateral preparation for meetings.

Performed general office duties, including answering multi-line phones, routing telephone calls or messages to appropriate staff and greeting visitors.

Customer Returns Processor, 04/2004 to 02/2009

Visual Comfort & Co – Houston, TX

Purchasing Agent, 05/2003 to 04/2004

Joe Myers Ford, Mazda, Kia, and Mitsubishi – Houston, TX

Administrative Assistant, 08/2001 to 05/2003

Don McGill Toyota of Houston, and Toyota of Katy – Houston, TX

Supervisor, 03/1997 to 07/2001

Sierra Park Investments – Houston, TX

Education

First Aid - CPR/AED

Lone Star College - Cypress, TX

Continuing education in First Aid

Introduction To Kaizen

Lone Star College - Cypress, TX

Continuing education in Kaizen

5S - Lean

Lone Star College - Cypress, TX

Continuing education in 5S - Lean

Project Management

Lone Star College - Cypress, TX

Continuing education in Information and Project Management

Excel I, II

Lone Star College - Cypress, TX

Continuing education in Excel

Accomplishments

Advanced from Accounts Payable to Purchasing Agent within two years for excellent relationship with vendors, taking on assignments in other departments.

Awarded “Employee of the Month” for delivering outstanding administrative support.



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