Villa Rica, GA *****
A position in a results-oriented company that seeks an ambitious and career conscious
person, where acquired skills and education will be utilized toward continued growth and
With over 20 years of experience in the administrative and customer relations and 14 years
purchasing, I am confident that these combined skills will be an asset to any company. My
strong interpersonal and organizational skills, coupled with my computer knowledge
including all Microsoft office programs and inventory planning tracking systems (BPICS -
AS400 – UNIX- JD Edwards and E3) will prove me to be successful in my career.
Imperial Trading Food Distributor
May 2013-June 2014 (Lay Off)
Responsible for all of purchasing for a multi-million dollar account. Experience in Grocery
Wholesale and Retail Procurement, Sourcing, Category Management/Merchandising,
Marketing, Analysis, and Sales. Merchandising/Marketing: Extensive supplier negotiating
experience in evaluating/implementing new items and program’s. Creative ability to design
and implement retail sales driven programs and events. Highly organized and have a strong
attention to detail required to assure the attainment of program success. Purchasing:
Highly knowledgeable in the principles and applications of inventory management with a
true sense of urgency. Over 1 years of procurement/category management experience in
the following categories: dry/frozen grocery, dairy, candy, snacks, beverages, food service
equipment, tobacco, health and beauty aid, automotive, store supplies, cigarettes/tobacco,
vending equipment, novelties and general merchandise, automotive, printing materials and
Wireline Customer Service GUI Specialist
September 2012-Febuary 2013 (Took Management Position)
Serviced customers by determining requirements, answering inquiries and resolving
problems, fulfilling request on all wireless and wireline needs and maintained database
information into AT&T operating systems. Enhanced organization reputation by accepting
ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and exploring new opportunities to
add value to my job completion. Answered multi-line phone system for 7 hours out a daily
January 2008-September 2010 (Company went out of Business)
Responsible for all of the MRP planning and buying for a multi-million dollar account.
Following procedure to order from MRP system based and pulled from PRELUDE.
Responsible for all daily purchasing activities including expediting, rescheduling and
confirmation of purchase orders. Working to source pricing to ensure quality service for the
best pricing. Run daily reports to ensure that products are on time and rate vendor
performances. Back up to the MRO/DIRECT SHIP purchasing agent who is responsible for
all items that are not stocked into MRP system.
January 2007-December 2008 (Started Another Position)
AS400 system. Managed consulting between countries’s by Company E-Mail. Worked
closely with engineering department for item development to ensure material is in house.
May 2004 – December 2006 (Sold Company)
Started trucking company as part owner. Implement runs through military loads, trip sheets,
trucking stickers and managing fuel cost savings, purchasing and accounting. Office
HLA-CO. Inc, Bremen, GA.
Purchasing Assistant MRO Buyer
January 2004 – May 2005 (Started Trucking Company)
Implemented and documented procedures following ISO guidelines for requisition method
procurement for all MRO items and MRP Japan items. Responsible for procurement of all
MRO items for manufacturing facility using newly implemented requisition system. Worked
closely with all persons using requisitions to secure more cost efficient and effective ways of
purchasing the materials needed, therefore reducing order cycle time and eliminating the
need for expediting materials, therefore, reducing freight costs. Administrate, coordinate and
cooperatively work with other departments (Production Engineering, Design Engineering,
Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Marketing, and Production) to resolve all issues relevant
to the supplier or parts assigned. Managed supply base by tracking late and open orders,
delivery performance and quality. Negotiated cost downs with current suppliers, as well as,
implemented cost savings by searching for and negotiating with new suppliers. Achieved
target inventory levels and turns of materials by using vendor managed inventories and Kan
Ban systems. Responsible for all receiving paperwork and transactions using JD Edwards
system and for working closely with accounts payable to resolve invoicing and receiving
discrepancies. Develop sourcing strategy relative to the product or parts assigned and
vigorously pursue implementation once approved. Assist in the maintenance of records and
issuance of debit memos as required for defective product or other costs that the supplier is
Ingersoll-Rand, Blaw Knox Small Paver Division, Carrollton, GA.
Tactical Buyer – Purchasing Associate
April 2001 –December 2003 (Relocated Due To Lay Off)
Responsible for all daily purchasing activities including reviewing and releasing system
planned or requisitioned orders, as well as, expediting, rescheduling and confirmation of
purchase orders. Work with corporate sourcing as an assistant for the Corporate Strategic
Manager looking for ways to create centers of excellence with regards to suppliers.
Coordinate with Quality Assurance Manager on non-conforming materials.
Sony Music, Carrollton, GA
Order Service Coordinator
May 1993 – February 1997 (Birth Of Child)
Customer relations with Sony Music in New York City. Implemented ISO 9002 for Order
Service and Production Control Offices. Prepared documents for all inventory items
transmitted from facility. Responded to multi line phone system. Input order into
implemented system. Assisted as the secretary to the Production Control Supervisor.
Implemented record keeping systems in compliance with ISO standards.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Asher School of Business, Lilburn, GA
Diploma – Administrative Assistant 1991
Graduated with honors
Available upon request