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OBJECTIVE:Seek the Position of Purchasing Agent
Recently Accredited Purchasing Practitioner (APP) with proven track record of making excellent purchase of goods and commodities; review of requisitions, development of bid and proposal specifications, preparation of bid invitations and proposals, analysis of responses, and the preparation of purchase orders and contracts. Excellent communication skills with vendors and colleagues on purchasing problems and on shipping, receiving, and invoicing problems and processes; In addition to independent judgment and the supervision of subordinates in the purchasing.
Media Resources Atlanta, Atlanta, GA 2002 - Present Assistant Purchasing Agent
Review requisitions and specifications to obtain competitive quotations from vendors; prepare, tabulate and analyze bids to determine lowest and best bidders; prepare and place purchase orders; keep file of vendors to whom bids have been sent, and record proper documentation.
Prepare bid and proposal specifications based on research of organizational needs; write and review technical specifications and contracts for purchase of goods and services in conformity with purchasing policies of Media Resources, the State of Georgia, and Federal guidelines.
Establish good working relationships with vendors through personal and telephone contact; discuss and resolve problems regarding delayed delivery dates. Return damaged or incorrect items to vendors and processes necessary paperwork for credit.
Respond to employee requests, inquiries and problems regarding uniform issuance, office supplies, repair services, or costs of items. Respond to requests for pickup and delivery of supplies.
Make studies and collect data on current market conditions to keep informed on market trends; interview salesmen regarding ordering of supplies.
Check prices and approve invoices on purchase orders; schedule delivery dates; follow up on delayed deliveries.
Assist in training of personnel.
Tom Pen Inc., Minneapolis, MN 1998 - 2001 Purchasing Clerk
Performed basic accounting and bookkeeping associated with procurement and department funds in support of Production Department accounting staff.
Monitored budgets for expenditure appropriateness and sufficient funds.
Served as principle resource for Tom Pen procurement policies and procedures.
Assisted staff by coordinating comprehensive departmental purchasing activities via MPathways, the Web and Tom Pen PCards.
Served as primary point of contact and liaison with vendors for orders, bids, specifications, tracking; maintained documentation and performed other related transactions.
Coordinated approval process for major purchases (> $10,000) in conjunction with the Department Administrator.
Performed accounts receivable and payable tasks; audited travel and hosting.
Handled all ad hoc payment requests (Form G, research subject fees, etc.).
Maintained departmental Procurement policy and procedure manual and recorded databases.
Participated in Tom Pen professional development training programs associated with procurement and basic accounting functions.
Education and professional development
Accredited Purchasing Practitioner (APP)
New York University, 2001 B.A. in Business Administration