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Food Service Sales

Location:
Salt Lake City, UT
Posted:
September 30, 2019

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STACEY LARSEN

***** ***** ***** **., ***** Jordan, Utah 84009 (C) 801-***-**** adahlp@r.postjobfree.com An experienced and enthusiastic buyer with significant strengths in time management, organization, communication, analytical skills and attention to detail. Confident and poised in fast-paced environments, resourceful in completing projects and able to multi-task efficiently. A conscientious, personable and honest employee who has the ability to lead and motivate, works well with others, welcomes challenges and takes great pride in her work. Vendor Negotiation and Management

Production and Logistics Scheduling

Spreadsheet Reports

MRP Systems: Great Plains, MAS 500, Visual,

Mapix, Citrix

Bills of Material Development

Ms Office: Excel, Word, Outlook

Time management

Organization

Communication

Analytical

Attention to Detail

Fun and Friendly

Aug 2016 - Aug 2017

Salt Lake City, UT

Buyer/Merchandiser

Ernest Packaging

Calculated and purchased orders through MRP.

Quoted new products, initiated new item set up process and carried through until delivery. Negotiated vendor pricing and customer deviations. Realtor Jun 2012 - Current

EXIT REALTY PLUS

May 2010 - Jun 2012

Sandy, UT

Material Buyer/Planner

4Life Research LLC.

Managed inventory and non-inventoried materials, being accountable for the entire requisition to pay process.

Procurement of all raw materials and packaging components to cover production schedule. Sourced raw materials and packaging for new development. Managed inventory to plan purchases and maintain safety stocks. Maintained all forecast demand.

Initiated and managed purchase orders through MRP. Key contact with outside vendors.

Built and strengthened vendor relationships.

Negotiated pricing, terms, rebates, etc.

Daughter Jul 2009 - May 2010

MY BEAUTIFUL MOTHER

CARED FOR MOTHER WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS.

Operations Coordinator Dec 2008 - Jul 2009

SONIC INNOVATIONS

Liaison between International Distributors and U.S. Sales/Production teams for a hearing aid manufacturer. Effectively negotiated pricing/contracts for International Distributors. Created a successful checklist to track all stages of distributor set-up. Developed a distributor database to support all departments with pertinent customer information. Trained customers on new software updates and website upgrades. Formed and supported positive relationships with International Distributors. Procurement Specialist Jan 2007 - Nov 2008

SYSCO INTERMOUNTAIN FOOD SERVICES

Purchased and managed products using MRP for a national food service distributor. Products included frozen desserts, breads, fruits & vegetables, french fries, fresh beef and seafood.

Achieved and maintained a 99.75% service level while responsible for 1,700 line items (3 million dollar inventory).

Actively worked to move obsolete inventory, keeping at goal of .49% - 1.0%. Increased full pallet ratio on incoming orders from 70% to 89%. Maximized space on trucks while minimizing freight expenses. Negotiated contract pricing with vendors for proprietary National Accounts. Built and grew strong and friendly vendor relations. Head Buyer/Purchasing Manager Aug 2001 - Jan 2007

SORENCO LABORATORIES

Bought and regulated over 1600 raw materials using MRP for a personal care manufacturer. Streamlined raw material delivery to achieve 95-98% on-time production schedule. Created bills of material in a master database that allowed chemists to easily access formulas and product specs.

Negotiated pricing, volume discounts, credit terms and freight rates with suppliers to reduce company expenses.

Developed a master quoting spreadsheet for new formulas resulting in quick and easy retrieval of key information.

Managed obsolete material to reduce inventory dollars and efficiently utilize warehouse space. Daughter Jul 2000 - Aug 2001

MY BEAUTIFUL MOTHER

CARED FOR MOTHER WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS.

education

Jan 2000 - Jul 2000

Warrenville, IL

Corporate Buyer

JUICEPAK, INC.

Purchased and managed raw materials and packaging for a refrigerated juice manufacturer. Oversaw purchasing at four production plants to coordinate JIT inventory. Managed production schedule to facilitate timely customer deliveries. Organized logistics with freight companies to minimize expenses and harmonize with production schedule.

Corporate Brands Coordinator Mar 1997 - Aug 1999

DAYMON ASSOCIATES (AMERICAN STORES)

Coordinated vendor contracts, negotiated pricing and set buying strategies for a national retail food chain.

Conducted supplier reviews and developed profitable vendor contracts. Initiated packaging and label development on new and existing products. Negotiated pricing from the manufacturer level to individual retail stores. Buyer/Merchandiser Oct 1988 - Dec 1996

NICHOLAS AND COMPANY FOODSERVICE

Purchased and managed 2,000 line items for a food service distributor. Maintained a 99% service level.

Led all buyers in depleting obsolete inventory through promotions, vendor buy-outs and product returns.

Established growth and rebate programs with vendors and brokers. Organized sales meetings, promotions and company advertisements. 1986

Holladay, UT

High School Diploma:

Olympus High School



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