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Yorba Linda, California, United States
January 05, 2017

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Elizabeth E. Wilkerson

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Anaheim, CA 92807


Professional Profile

** ***** ** ********** & Materials/Supplier Management - driving material/process cost reduction; developing and implementing workflow process improvements, increasing employee productivity and safety, generating long term supplier relationships.

Purchasing & Materials Management

Supplier Contracts Negotiations

Inventory Management/Shipping/Receiving (JIT)

Budget/Schedule Management

Supplier Proposals/Product Source Selection

Capital Equipment Expenditures

Material Inspection/Defects Analysis & Correction Action

Packaging & Testing

Quality Control /Assurance

Process Improvement/Training

Safety of Personnel / Compliance

Professional Accomplishments

Leadership/Management Skills

Excellent communicator, highly motivated and extremely detailed oriented

Self-starter, continuously exceeding expectations and result oriented

Problem solver, team leader and process improvement/cost reduction driven

Customer/Supplier Relationship Management & Employee Training

Preparing Purchase Orders, Shipping, Receiving, Stocking, Returns, Inventory, Pricing, Following up on Backorders, Inventory Evaluation/Master Listing Reports and Insurance Coding of Materials/Verification

Cost Reductions

Implemented bulk buy for surgical supplies/materials resulting in 50% cost reduction

Established arrangements with Suppliers to use equipment on “trail” basis vs initially purchasing equipment, reducing overall cost

Initiated job consolidation between departments, reducing labor costs/expenses over 100k

Workflow Process Improvements

Implemented quarterly physical inventory system driving accurate material/cost tracking

Implemented recycled material buy-back program

Reduced quantity of part numbers in inventory system from 3500 to 1000, improving ease of use and performance of system

Implemented standard checklist for throughout surgery centers improving instrument tracking

Re-arranged stock supply room to support new products

Increased Employee Productivity & Safety

Established in-house equipment borrow/loan process to ensure equipment available and safety checks prior to surgery on a patient

Implemented installing safety signs for out of order equipment/instruments and missing parts stickers; resulting in 90% reduction in unnecessary waste and increasing accuracy and productivity of services, employees and patients

Developed process/procedures/workflow training/documentation

Performed patient case load analysis for surgical instrument/tool utilization resulting in purchasing additional equipment/instruments to ensure patient and employee safety

Performed safety audits and submitted reports for equipment/sterilization

Participant in Quality Improvement and Improvement Program

Elizabeth E. Wilkerson

6432 N. Cornet Circle

Anaheim, Ca 92807


Employment History




2008 – 2012

Materials Manager & Sterile Processing Dept. -The Surgical Center at Saddleback, Laguna Hills, Ca

2006 - 2008 Senior Purchasing & Sterile Processing Dept. -Saddleback Valley Outpatient Surgery Center, Laguna Hills, Ca

2005 - 2006

Senior Purchasing Representative & Sterile Processing Dept- Irvine Regional Hospital & Medical Center, Irvine, Ca

1998 - 2005

Instrument Technician, Placentia Linda Hospital, Placentia, Ca

2003 - 2005

Owner – Whistle Care & Janitorial, Anaheim Hills, Ca

1985 - 2005

Owner – Valley Floor Care & Janitorial, Lodi, Ca

1985- 1997

Lodi Outpatient Surgical Center –Lodi ca

Instrument Tech & Purchasing


Fullerton College Business Management Courses

Chaffey Community College – General Education Courses

Graduated 1981 – Chaffey High School

Microsoft Office Product Suite (MS Word)

CPR Certified

Computer Systems – Vision System, Smart System & Materials Mgmt System

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