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Purchasing Agent / Inventory Specialist Resume

Houston, TX

SUMMARY:

I am searching for a challenging position in the warehousing, distribution, manufacturing or logistics field with a stable company where I may be allowed to apply my knowledge and expertise to ensure the organization’s prosperity and success.

SYSTEM EXPERIENCE:

  • Well versed with WMS (Manhattan) - (order management, receipt, put-away, cubing, velocity, locating of goods, cycle counting, replenishment and picking)
  • World Ship / Quantam-view - processing of shipments utilizing weights, dims and destinations
  • Connect-Ship (SAP) - shipping utilizing SAP t-codes, processing of international and domestic shipments with appropriate export documentation
  • Microsoft Excel, Word, Power-point and Outlook

EXPERIENCE:

Purchasing Agent / Inventory Specialist

Confidential, Houston, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Sales Team to insure availability and/or purchasing of all materials needed to complete projects within scope
  • Maintain accurate inventory levels of raw materials and NEW stock tradeshow product
  • Maintain and update pricing in NEW Stock, Estimating and Environments Product Catalogs
  • Update Materials Inventory Spreadsheets by processing daily material usage sheets
  • Track all purchased materials and update project notes to communicate ETAs to all project members
  • Work with new and existing Vendors to negotiate pricing and identify best suitable materials for projects
  • Partner with accounting team to resolve any invoicing issues involving purchasing

Shipping Specialist Team Lead

Confidential, Houston, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Utilization of Confidential Ship System to process orders to over 75 worldwide Confidential affiliates and over 15,000 customers utilizing the most efficient and economical shipping methods, while utilizing all appropriate export documentation;
  • Communicating with world - wide affiliates; responding within a 24hour window to special requests concerning projects and following through with special shipping instructions
  • Responsible for holding the, “ON-CALL” phone on a bi-weekly rotation; responding to customer requests after hours, (within 30 minutes) & in turn working with Confidential Critical ship dept. to ship product within one hour of customer request
  • Training of new staff, developing and applying most efficient shipping methods; general problem solving and still maintaining daily shipped carton quota of 85 ctns/day
  • Under my tenure as team lead, I was able to increase the team’s weekly package output average by 30%, from 1500 line items per week to 1950

Distribution Manager

Confidential, Houston, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Managed inbound and outbound operations into a 1million square foot DC for the United States’ largest men’s apparel and Confidential rental company
  • Responsible for 40 employees and Pick to Light operations on a weekly rotating schedule; put-away, processing and picking of product to replenish all 525 Men’s Wearhouse locations throughout the US

Warehouse Manager

Confidential, Houston, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the efficient and accurate Receipt, Storage, Inventory Control, Order Processing, Routing and Shipping of all goods for one of the largest Boxing, Strength and Fitness Manufactures in North America.
  • Developed strict working procedures, a safety conscience culture, more fluid methods of order pulling/processing and quality control that translated into increased efficiencies and lower overhead for the distribution facility.

Warehouse Manager

Confidential, Houston, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Developed strict working routines, procedures, and attainable goals for the department in order to meet the demands of a high volume, fast paced, multi-million dollar furniture warehouse operation
  • Responsible for the flow of goods into the store, to the sales areas, accurate placement into storage locations in order to maintain inventory integrity and the highest customer service levels
  • In charge of training, coaching, developing and promoting Confidential ’s values to all warehouse staff

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