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Manager with over nineteen years of purchasing, procurement and payable experience, with the last eleven years in the health care / managed care industry. My primary focus has been managing the purchasing function to maximize the value of purchased services and goods. I lead the reevaluation of all significant vendors to ensure the company was
Manager with over nineteen years of purchasing, procurement and payable experience, with the last eleven years in the health care / managed care industry. My primary focus has been managing the purchasing function to maximize the value of purchased services and goods. I lead the reevaluation of all significant vendors to ensure the company was receiving competitive pricing resulting in savings of $300,000 annual savings. I was responsible for developing a Receiving and Inventory Unit to improve internal controls and reduce reorder costs. Throughout my career I have demonstrated a proactive approach to my function, organizational skills, an understanding of the details, working well under pressure, ability to multi task, and have been highly responsive to the organizations needs.
Purchasing Manager @ Implemented improvements to internal controls over purchasing policies and practices including an inventory system, redesigned warehouse, and developed a tracking system used with management to reduce reorder costs Re-negotiated office supplies & stationary contract gaining 25% - 50% in cost savings. Implemented direct e-commerce ordering system to streamline process to improve performance Consolidated order management – required departmental user and approver, linking orders to the Purchasing Unit for final approval. Oversaw RFP process of fulfillment vendors securing a cost savings from 50% - 200%. Manage Vendor(s) cost, quality and delivery performance. Process all authorized requisitions, issue purchase orders and match invoices. Reconcile monthly vendor statements and various other duties. From August 2001 to July 2012 (11 years) Brooklyn, New YorkPurchasing Buyer @ Responsible for purchase of network equipment (Cisco) on high priority projects for US and Canada Processed all purchase requisitions for Engineering ITS and the NOC in a timely manner. Implemented new purchasing procedure Allocated/released equipment scheduled for infrastructure for new buildings, processed all job journal entries Analyzed and maintained an accurate cost per site (equipment vs. labor) Maintained all handoffs and retrofits for all locations, updated maintenance contracts, deployed equipment to various vendors sites and processed RMA on defective equipment Handled the inventory conversion, setup items, vendor info and job location into the new Navision purchasing software From August 2000 to April 2001 (9 months) Administrator/Buyer @ Responsible for purchase of corporate forms, envelope and other items for the Branches and Departments Researched price, vendor contract and maintained inventory stock level Analyzed reports, made sound decisions for reorder based on item usage, closed PO/obsolete items Updated systems database (AS400) maintained open communication with affiliated warehouse in Orlando Assisted in high priority project with general ledger ticket conversion, created spreadsheet on specialized items for various departments From June 1999 to July 2000 (1 year 2 months) Purchasing Agent @ From August 1993 to July 2000 (7 years) Assistant Accountant 3Assistant Supervisor @ trained all new hires Conducted Y2K testing on AS400 Novell Purchasing System Maintained the accounting records and prepared monthly general ledger entry charges Implemented departmental procedures - allocated monthly general ledger charges on an excel spreadsheet, resulted in an accurate and effective timely manner Processed requisitions, receiving, invoicing, inventory adjustments and modified/deleted purchase orders From July 1997 to June 1999 (2 years) Purchasing Agent @ Responsible for purchase of office supplies and maintenance contracts Negotiated maintenance contract for coin and currency, shredders and check writer equipment, with approximately an annual cost savings of $6,000 and 20% list price savings for rubber stamps Provided departments with price comparison, analyzed rate sheet vs. copy center cost savings - yearly saving of $2000 by utilizing our in-house copy center From November 1995 to July 1997 (1 year 9 months) Purchasing Assistant @ Assisted Purchasing Agent in daily functions - processed requisitions, prepared invoices and typed Purchase Orders Organized direct ordering system for name plates and name tags with 25% cost savings and various other duties From June 1993 to November 1995 (2 years 6 months)
Associate's degree @ Bergen Community CollegeBergen Community College Wanda Bermudez, CPP, CPPM is skilled in: Purchasing, Inventory Management, Vendor, Procurement, Contract Negotiation, Sourcing, Vendor Relations, Supply Chain Management, Negotiation, Cost Reduction, Vendors, Spend Management, Finance, Process Improvement, Accounting, Microsoft Excel, Accounts Payable, Budgets, Vendor Management, Management, Customer Service, Training, Account Management, Strategic Planning, Healthcare, Coaching, Sales, New Business Development, Business Planning, Team Building, Spend Analysis, Marketing, Recruiting, Time Management, Leadership, Invoicing, Pricing, Hiring, Operations Management, Human Resources, Team Leadership, Policy, Insurance, Process Scheduler, Outlook, Spreadsheets, Program Management, Cost Saving Initiatives, Customer Satisfaction, Contract Management
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