Last updated: August 29, 2019
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CAREER OBJECTIVES  Amotivated professional with extensive experience insupply chain management lookingto secure a position in a reputable organization offering growth opportunitiesand career development.

I can thrive in a fast-paced,diverse environment and I also do enjoy rising to the challenge of respondingto multiple demands from many people. I strongly believe in success through teamwork.   EDUCATION AND TRAINING   StrategicLeadership Program                                                                                                                             Sept 2014 – till presentSupply Chain Management AssociationCourses Completed: Supply Chain Management,Procurement and Supply Management, Logistics and Transportation, Operations andProcess Management, Knowledge Management, Supply Chain for Services CapitalGoods and Projects, Global Sourcing. Workshops: Ethical Behavior and ResponsibilitiesMasters ofScience Degree (MSc.

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) in Economics                                                                                                                  2007 – 2009University Gothenburg, Sweden(Assessed by IQAS to be equivalent toCanadian Masters Degree in Economics) Bachelorof Science Degree (BSc.) in Economics                                                                                                                  2002 – 2005University of Buea, Cameroon(Assessed by IQAS to be equivalent toCanadian Bachelor Degree in Economics) BaccalaureateTechnique Certificate (BAC) in Marketing Management                                                                         2000 – 2002Technical Collage of Kumba, Cameroon  PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE   ARLAFOODS, VAUGHAN                                                                                                                         June 2014 – January 2017Purchasing Agent                                                                                                                                                                                    •     Verified purchaserequisitions from staff, compared items requested to a master list, requestedclarification for unclear items and recommended alternatives where it wasnecessary.•     Prepared purchaseorders, verified specifications and prices and obtained recommendations fromsuppliers for substitute items, discussed alternatives with requisition departmentsand obtained approval.

•     Forwarded orders tosuppliers and obtained purchased items monitored and expedited orders.•     Authorized payment Forwardeddocumentation received for Payment of purchases after doing properverifications with matching invoices.•     Verified and compared itemsreceived to items ordered. Resolved errors that occurred during shipments withthe various suppliers.•     Collaborated with theAccounts Payable department to ensure accuracy and completeness of payments•     Worked with suppliers toresolve issues regarding pricing of products, invoicing and/or delivery ofproducts •     Provided purchasingplanning and control of inventory by collecting and analysing data and trends  ARLA FOODS, VAUGHAN                                                                                                                            August 2012 – June 2014Supply Planner                                                                                                                                                              •     Managed Replenishment, Inventory and obsoleteitems, maintained MS Access database and requested reports; implemented newforecasting tool•     Attended weekly supply calls monitoringorders and stock, tracking shipments, and providing logistics solutions•     Took part in the management of nationalforecast for all accounts working cross-functionally with the supply chain bothin Canada and US•     Gained leaders’ trust, improved collaborationwith Sales and Supply ensuring reliable and effective information flow   TELIASONERAAB, SWEDEN                                                                                                                    June 2008 – October 2010Buyer (Part-time)                                                                                                                                                            •     Created and maintainedvendors POs, shipping and follow-up•     Negotiated with shippingagents for better shipping rates•     Prepared reports that’swere use for evaluating cost and inventory•     Received goods andcreated new vendor accounts into the ERP system•     Maintained new vendorand buyer relationship  DIAGEO (GUINNESS)CAMEROON                                                                                                           July 2005 – August 2007                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Senior Buyer                                                                                                                                                                 •     Reviewed forecasts andentered purchase orders and contracts in SAP for packaging materials•     Generated call off POsfor co-packers and maintained purchase orders and contracts in SAP•     Created new vendorsaccount in the SAP system and followed with the head office for confirmation•     Managed packagingquality complaints for the plant within SAP•     Managed supplierinventory to ensure adherence to supplier terms and minimize write-offs•     Ran a daily report inthe SAP system to Ensured all purchase orders and contracts confronts to pricelist_________________________________________________________________________________________________ SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL SKILLS•     Self-motivated, enthusiasticand highly motivated individual who is also adaptable to shifting prioritiesand demands.•     Ability to researchpresent business and global marketing opportunities•     Strong negotiationskills and can confidently analyze needs and recommend the appropriate solutions•     Sound understanding ofSupply Management Skills and Principles•     Excellent interpersonaland relationship management skills•     Solid businesscommunication skills read, comprehend and use documentation in English andFrench•     Independent thinker withthe ability to adapt change or seepast the usual paradigms to think outside the box in order to achieve bigpicture results.•     Manufacturing methods and procedures•     Cost Accounting CORE COMPETENCIES  •     SAP MM, Oracle, AS400,Adobe Photoshop and LightRoom•     Gathering and AnalyzingQuantitative Data, Forecasting.•     MS Word, Advanced Excel(Pivot tables, Lookups, Arrays, etc.), Access, PowerPoint  ACCOMPLISHMENTS  •     Reduced excess stock by11% for top SKUs using the lean tools and methodologies•     Improved collaborationand information flow with customers, which helped to reduce shortages and finesduring peak periods.•     Increased forecastaccuracy by 7% through collaboration with customers and other team members