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Procurement Specialist

Pearland, Texas, United States
April 21, 2017

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Rebecca Zemer

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Pearland, TX ****1



Seeking a Procurement Specialist position. Accomplished supply chain professional, with 11 years of experience in purchasing, and 6 years in production planning. Adept at executing management strategy, and sourcing goods and services to support strategic plans at the plant level.


Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX: Bachelor of Arts Cum Laude


SAP proficient; 13 years experience.

Reading mechanical blueprints; specialized in buying custom-designed mechanical parts.


Stay-at-Home Parent, July 2012-Present

Production Controller, Halliburton Energy Services, Sep. 2006 - Jul. 2012

Evaluated the material and resources needed to fill customer demands.

Initiated and supervised the flow of work in a high-tempo department (WIP level $4 - $5 million).

Collaborated daily with procurement, QC, technicians, and engineering to identify and resolve constraints.

Re-adapted plan as needed, to accommodate rapidly-changing customer priorities.

Negotiated with outside suppliers as needed for repair services.

Key accomplishments:

Increased throughput in most heavily bottlenecked workstation by 20%; identified the key constraints, and implemented a more streamlined process for prioritizing and assigning the work load in that area.

Received MVP award from management in 2008. Served as the production planner during a long-term engineering and technology project, which turned into a profitable new tool line for the company.

Procurement Specialist, Halliburton Energy Services, Mar. 1995 - Sep. 2006

Initiated purchase orders and agreements, to fill material requirements for manufacturing.

Developed and maintained relationships with suppliers, and monitored delivery and quality performance.

Created RFQs and solicited competitive bids from suppliers, to obtain the best quality, delivery, and price.

Acted as liaison between engineering and suppliers during the development of new/prototype parts.

Expedited/de-expedited orders as necessary to meet production plan.

Investigated and resolved receiving and invoicing issues.

Key accomplishments:

Received MVP award from management in 2002. Identified, researched, and ultimately resolved a problem that would have cost the company over $50,000, had it gone undetected.

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