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Sales Quality Assurance

West Bloomfield, Michigan, 48323, United States
April 10, 2012

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Kiera Pack

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West Bloomfield, Michigan 48323

(404) ***-****

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• Achieved 1.2million cost saving in special projects.

• Executed large contracts with suppliers for various commodities.

• Achieved 5.1 million in cost savings via resourcing, vendor consolidation, BCC, and engineering changes.


Excellent Communication Confidence Supplier Relationship Building

Time Management Strategy Building Flexibility/Adaptability

Problem Solving Team Player Ability to learn from criticism


BBA International Business, Georgia State University, Atlanta GA 2008


Magneti Marelli - Commodity Manager

Auburn Hills, Michigan January 2011- March 2012

• Worked with engineering and quality assurance to develop score cards and supplier performance ratings.

• Coached, developed and motivated Purchasing Clerks through

regularly scheduled working sessions in the field, regional meetings,

and ongoing feedback regarding sales goal attainment.

• Examined and analyzed departmental purchase requisitions for completeness and accuracy of information; contacted department or initiator to clarify or complete information.

• Determined more efficient methods to process requisitions based on dollar amount, timeliness required, existing open contracts, and/or competitive bidding.

• Identified and selected vendor to procure requisitioned commodities, meeting criteria such as price, quantity, quality and delivery date.

• Selected supplier in accordance with approved listing and placed order at best cost.

• Obtained all necessary documentation and information to meet purchasing requirements for the electronics delivered.

• Created forecasting to effectively translate sales goals to the Sales Consultant level.

• Progressed all outstanding orders and identified shortages.

• Set planning parameters at component level.

• Processed difficult purchasing transactions according to policies established by the institutional policies and procedures.

Toyota Motor Company TEMA Project Buyer

Livonia Michigan, August 2008-January 2011

• Interviewed sales representatives to develop new sources of components.

• Interpreted and communicated purchasing procedures to departments; assisted departments in initiating requisitions and orders, and solved problems with orders.

• Resolved purchasing problems between department and vendor.

• Maintained vendor management with clients in Japan, Mexico, and Canada.

• Developed a cancellation report daily and cancelled all items not required.

• Attended vendor reviews as requested.

• Handled rejected and quarantined materials promptly.

• Constantly improved reductions on cost of materials and the costs of acquisitions.

• Reviewed purchasing activities on current projects to ensure all delivery dates were achieved and all problems were resolved in a timely manner.

• Set up vendor schedules and monitored inventory and liability.

• Worked on special projects (cost reduction)/ assignments as designated during the year.

• Prepared presentations for high-level business meetings and scheduled events.

• Answered incoming telephone calls, interacted with high-level personnel and responded to inquiries from internal and external customers.

• Explored new design ideas through the development of concept vehicles.

Federal Mogul, Procurement and Supply Analyst

Southfield, Michigan /Norcross, Georgia May 2005- August 2007

• Optimized and balanced quality, system cost, technology, and supply.

• Assisted with production programming and material handling engineering.

• Managed supplier performance to meet OEM requirements (cost, quality, technology, delivery).

• Worked collaboratively with various disciplines (engineering, finance, business development, suppliers).

• Participated in cross-cultural relationships with other business units and suppliers.

• Served as a corporate liaison to assembly plants in the U.S, Germany and Mexico. Assisted international clients with manufacturing malfunctions.

• Assisted with the administration processes to ensure smooth daily operations and supervised office receptionist.

• Administrated and communicated basic decisions on behalf of the leading local officer, when appropriate.

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