I have 14 years of experience, including as a Buyer, Warehouse Associate, as a Direct Support Professional and as a Cashier in industries including Management, Manufacturing, and Health Services. Most recently, I have been working as a Buyer at MedPlast from October 2014 to this present time. My skills and experiences include: Negotiations, Sourcing, Purchasing Logistics , conflict management, inventory management, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook and policy analysis. I hold a High School/GED degree in General Studies from Anamosa High School, and working towards A.S in Business Administration from Kaplan University.
Sourced newproducts. Prepared and reviewed purchase orders. Inspected orders and contractsfor accuracy. Successfully introduced new products in collaboration withinventory management. Communicated effectively to solve merchandise problems.Performed cost/benefit analysis on potential merchandise. Used inventorymanagement tools to evaluate, maintain and forecast inventory requirements.Improve efficiency of procurement process. Obtained bids on specificcommodities. Selected suppliers. Complied with all procurement regulationsincluding ISO. My accomplishments included: I have change our ISO procedures onhow we obtain in-house quotes I have also added several new vendors to ourvendor profiles giving us the options to go elsewhere for our products I havealso sourced products from overseas to the US so there is less delay in gettingour product.
Receive items to stock warehouses.Unpack merchandise, equipment, supplies and materials. Account for itemsreceived. Maintain electronic records of inventories. Operate company motorvehicles, fork lifts and other equipment. Follow safety procedures. Inspect andrecord damage inventory. Applied basic math principals. My accomplishmentsinclude being a member of the Safety Panel and help Perform In-House Audits
Direct Support Professional, Community
Community Care Inc –
Responsibilitiesincluded assisting adults with disabilities to live independently in a safe anddignified manner, to include instructing individuals with: basic housekeeping tasks,home organization, paying bills, reading mail, making calls, planned and fixedappropriate meals. Provided emotional support and companionship to clients.Transported clients to and from doctor visits, personal appointments, socialactivities, shopping and errands. Reported issues to supervisors and nurses.Complied with health and safety rules, and with client confidentialitypolicies. Certified in CPR.
Provided customer service. Scanneditems for prices, insuring that the bill was correct. Punched in codes foritems without bar codes. Used debit/credit card machines. Accepted andprocessed checks. Bagged purchases. Handled cash and made correct change.Maintained clean work area.
Collected and balanced cash receipts at the endof the day or shift. Resolved customer complaints regarding food or service.Ensured quick, efficient service and promoted friendly customer relations Upheldcompany image and quality customer experience. Upheld company standards forfood quality and service. Reported supply and equipment shortages to theappropriate personnel. Observed and evaluated food preparation and servingworkers. Evaluated work procedures for improvement. Perform staffing dutiessuch as hiring, training and disciplinary action. Consulted with other managersas appropriate. My accomplishments included: Certified Food Safety Manager