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Queens, New York, 11375, United States
November 04, 2019

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Katie Kan

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A highly organized, take charge professional in sourcing, purchasing, operation, logistic, budget, inventory management, and long-term strategic planning coupled with a keen sense of decision making, professional proficiency, strong work ethic and internal motivation to handle all challenges that arise. EXPERIENCE

2/2014 – 3/2019 Winco/DWL International, New Jersey Senior Buyer

Source products and brands that represent the company and the customers. Work with vendors on new product development and introduction process. Select and evaluate cost effective alternative supplier options. Ensure best possible product cost & quality, including vendor performance. Develop & maintain mutually beneficial relationships with all assigned suppliers. Manage and correct any quality complaints for assigned products. Maintain accurate information for assigned products in system, including cost, list price, forecast parameters, & vendor part number cross references. Review inventory position and suggested purchase orders for all lines, and place orders as needed to maintain optimum service levels and inventory turns. Keep updated information on suppliers and products within assigned markets. Respond to all inquiries from Sales and Customer Service regarding assigned product lines. Ensure vendor compliance to company’s inbound freight policies. Reconcile receiving and invoice discrepancies in a timely manner. Review and investigate sales variances for assigned product lines. Communicate purchasing forecasts to suppliers. Review slow or non-moving inventory quarterly and facilitate disposal. 11/2011 – 11/2013 Dynasty Industry Inc, New York

Product Manager

Worked in a wholesale & E-commerce company for fashion with function by offering stylish clothing with 50+ UV protection through patented SkinSafeTM Technology in NYC. Take care of product development, order purchase, supplier follow up, internet order processes, payment, deliveries and after-sale customer services. 5/2006 – 7/2011 Kwonnie Electrical Products Ltd, Hong Kong Business Manager

Serve one important client of Fortune 500 in the Consumer Market. As project manager to organize and oversee all aspects independently. To draw the necessary cooperation, attention and supports from different departments at all levels in order to meet the requirement of customers and ensure that the products will be launched on time and profitable.

9/2002 – 5/2005 Midwest Apparel Group, New York

Production Manager (Swimwear Division)

Assist designer on sample development. Calculate required quantities of trims & fabrics for each season. Production cost evaluation (prepare cost sheet & style master of every single style). Supplier selection and evaluation. Order Marker & graded specification, inventory management. Inspection and quality control of materials and finish goods. Suppliers follow-up and logistic arrangement of finished products from factories to warehouses. EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS:

Bachelor of Business Administration, Baruch College, City University of NY 2002 CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional) - APICS LANGUAGES & SKILLS

English, Chinese (Mandarin & Cantonese), Excel, Word, Access Database Management, PowerPoint, Quickbook

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