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Procurement, Inventory Management, Office Management

Location:
Grand Rapids, MI
Posted:
March 21, 2018

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Sara L. Williamson

*** ******** ****** **

Grand Rapids, MI 49506

616-***-**** acw0ba@r.postjobfree.com

Summary of Qualifications

Experienced purchasing professional seeking a future in procurement with skills sets in material sourcing, vendor/supplier contracts, issuance of purchase orders and delivery management

Cross departmentally trained in buyer/procurement, project management and inventory control

Buyer/Procurement Expertise:

• Understand and utilize ERP Systems/SAP Ariba

• Direct/indirect material sourcing (identify item, determine specifications, research availability and pricing, request quotations (RFQ), determine best price vs. availability/delivery, and order)

• Negotiate pricing and delivery terms and contracts

• Work with manufacturing department to manage and maintain lean inventory through ordering and receiving materials

• Resolve parts discrepancies due to damage or error

Shipping/Transportation/Logistics Expertise:

• Determine customer shipping preferences and specifications

• Understand customs regulations and requirements, i.e. heat treated wood requirement

• Understand and utilize customs coding, i.e Schedule B and/or Harmonized Tariff Code (HTC)

• Understand National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) and code freight shipments accurately

• Negotiate freight contracts to determine best price and delivery per lane serviced

• Research and negotiate expedited/same day delivery services

• Research and apply best small package shipping options and utilize accordingly

• Utilize various shipping companies' software for routing and timely delivery Professional Summary

CMS Energy (Consumer's Energy), Grand Rapids, MI 09/17 – Current through The iAdvantage Group

Workload Coordinator – Express Design Group

• SAP custom report generation to audit and analyze project status and/or needs

• Verify electrical/gas designs match customers/builders requirements

• Review and assign notifications to appropriate Project Coordinator

• Assist customers/builders through research and investigation of permit status Sara L. Williamson Page 2 of 3

Bliss Clearing Niagara, Hastings, MI 04/16 – 07/16 Inside Sales – Parts / Customer Service

• Listen to customers to provide real solutions for needed parts vial email or phone

• Acquire drawings, manuals, specifications and pricing through successful communication with the purchasing, research and engineering departments

• Creating reports and managing accounts using Sage MAS 90 and 500 products

• Research equipment and part information to understand and provide accurate pricing and availability to customers

• Process customer orders using Sage MAS products to provide on time and accurate delivery

• Expedite customers orders working with all involved departments

• Research machine information/data through of documentation library dating back to the 1900's SPINDEL Electronics, Kentwood, MI 10/02 – 01/16

Office Coordinator/Manager

• Proprietary ERP Systems/SAP Ariba research, implementation, training and utilization to gain information on products and order parts to meet engineer and production staff needs

• Direct material sourcing (identify item, determine specifications, research availability and pricing, request quotations (RFQ), determine best price vs. availability/delivery, and order)

• Engineering assistance with connection diagrams, parts lists (BOM) and manuals (AutoCAD, SolidWorks, PADS)

• Organize and file customer, vendor and components/products Information (specifications, standards, pricing)

• Design and maintain bill of materials (BOM) for product compliance and reference

• Track issued orders through supplier confirmations maintaining on time and accurate delivery

• Daily meetings with involved departments (manufacturing, test, repair and R & D) to address missing and/or needed parts

• Create statistical reports and review to understand inventory overages/shortages and adjust as needed

• Act as primary supplier contact for any pricing, delivery terms and/or contract issues related to orders

• Work with involved department to manage and maintain lean inventory through ordering and receiving materials

• Resolve parts discrepancies due to damage or error

• Manage all day-to-day business operations functioning in numerous capacities including accounting, customer service, inventory control, engineering research, sales/marketing and corporate tax preparation Business Consulting & Business Projects 2016 – 2017 Local Entertainment Business

Consulted with new owner of business regarding employment/hiring policies, MiOSHA/OHSA compliance, discussed local regulations and discussed handling receipt Sara L. Williamson Page 3 of 3

Auto Repair Service Business

Investigated management software options (QuickBooks, Sage, Intuit) for stock and customer order parts, assist with tax preparation including property and sales tax, organized and summarized business data for accountant

Cellular Phone Business

Assisted with presentations to municipal officials and concerned residents regarding construction of new cell phone towers

Income Tax Preparation

Prepared using current computer software, electronically filed and provided record copies to clients Plastic Mold Company

Audited Quickbook files for proper coding and entry to provide reports for business sale to financial bankers and buyer

Landscape Company

Completed and filed incorporation paperwork, applied for MI Business ID number and sale tax license and set up and designed Facebook business page

Education Summary

Davenport University 2001 – 2003

• Bachelor of Applied Science (Business Administration) with Highest Honor June 2003 (Dean’s List) Technical Specialty Certificate - Leadership Effectiveness

• Associate in Science (Business Administration) with Highest Honor August 2002 (Dean’s List) Technical Specialty Certificate - Management



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