CAREER OBJECTIVES 

A
motivated professional with extensive experience in
supply chain management looking
to secure a position in a reputable organization offering growth opportunities
and career development. I can thrive in a fast-paced,
diverse environment and I also do enjoy rising to the challenge of responding
to multiple demands from many people. I strongly believe in success through teamwork.

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EDUCATION AND TRAINING 

 

Strategic
Leadership Program                                                                                                         
                    Sept 2014 – till present

Supply Chain Management Association

Courses Completed: Supply Chain Management,
Procurement and Supply Management, Logistics and Transportation, Operations and
Process Management, Knowledge Management, Supply Chain for Services Capital
Goods and Projects, Global Sourcing. Workshops: Ethical Behavior and Responsibilities

Masters of
Science Degree (MSc.) in Economics                                                                                          
                        2007 – 2009

University Gothenburg, Sweden

(Assessed by IQAS to be equivalent to
Canadian Masters Degree in Economics)

Bachelor
of Science Degree (BSc.) in Economics                                                                                         
                         2002 – 2005

University of Buea, Cameroon

(Assessed by IQAS to be equivalent to
Canadian Bachelor Degree in Economics)

Baccalaureate
Technique Certificate (BAC) in Marketing Management                                                      
                   2000 – 2002

Technical Collage of Kumba, Cameroon

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 

 

ARLA
FOODS, VAUGHAN                                                                                     
                                    June 2014 – January 2017

Purchasing Agent

                                                                                                                                                                                   

•     Verified purchase
requisitions from staff, compared items requested to a master list, requested
clarification for unclear items and recommended alternatives where it was
necessary.

•     Prepared purchase
orders, verified specifications and prices and obtained recommendations from
suppliers for substitute items, discussed alternatives with requisition departments
and obtained approval.

•     Forwarded orders to
suppliers and obtained purchased items monitored and expedited orders.

•     Authorized payment Forwarded
documentation received for Payment of purchases after doing proper
verifications with matching invoices.

•     Verified and compared items
received to items ordered. Resolved errors that occurred during shipments with
the various suppliers.

•     Collaborated with the
Accounts Payable department to ensure accuracy and completeness of payments

•     Worked with suppliers to
resolve issues regarding pricing of products, invoicing and/or delivery of
products 

•     Provided purchasing
planning and control of inventory by collecting and analysing data and trends

 

 

ARLA FOODS, VAUGHAN                                                                                                                            August 2012 – June 2014

Supply Planner                                                                                                                                                             

•     Managed Replenishment, Inventory and obsolete
items, maintained MS Access database and requested reports; implemented new
forecasting tool

•     Attended weekly supply calls monitoring
orders and stock, tracking shipments, and providing logistics solutions

•     Took part in the management of national
forecast for all accounts working cross-functionally with the supply chain both
in Canada and US

•     Gained leaders’ trust, improved collaboration
with Sales and Supply ensuring reliable and effective information flow

 

 

 

TELIASONERA
AB, SWEDEN                                                                                                                    June 2008 – October 2010

Buyer (Part-time)                                                                                                                                                           

•     Created and maintained
vendors POs, shipping and follow-up

•     Negotiated with shipping
agents for better shipping rates

•     Prepared reports that’s
were use for evaluating cost and inventory

•     Received goods and
created new vendor accounts into the ERP system

•     Maintained new vendor
and buyer relationship

 

DIAGEO (GUINNESS)
CAMEROON                                                                                                           
July 2005 – August 2007                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Senior Buyer                                                                                                                                                                

•     Reviewed forecasts and
entered purchase orders and contracts in SAP for packaging materials

•     Generated call off POs
for co-packers and maintained purchase orders and contracts in SAP

•     Created new vendors
account in the SAP system and followed with the head office for confirmation

•     Managed packaging
quality complaints for the plant within SAP

•     Managed supplier
inventory to ensure adherence to supplier terms and minimize write-offs

•     Ran a daily report in
the SAP system to Ensured all purchase orders and contracts confronts to price
list

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SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

•     Self-motivated, enthusiastic
and highly motivated individual who is also adaptable to shifting priorities
and demands.

•     Ability to research
present business and global marketing opportunities

•     Strong negotiation
skills and can confidently analyze needs and recommend the appropriate solutions

•     Sound understanding of
Supply Management Skills and Principles

•     Excellent interpersonal
and relationship management skills

•     Solid business
communication skills read, comprehend and use documentation in English and
French

•     Independent thinker with
the ability to adapt change or see
past the usual paradigms to think outside the box in order to achieve big
picture results.

•     Manufacturing methods and procedures

•     Cost Accounting

 

CORE COMPETENCIES 

•     SAP MM, Oracle, AS400,
Adobe Photoshop and LightRoom

•     Gathering and Analyzing
Quantitative Data, Forecasting.

•     MS Word, Advanced Excel
(Pivot tables, Lookups, Arrays, etc.), Access, PowerPoint

 

 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS 

•     Reduced excess stock by
11% for top SKUs using the lean tools and methodologies

•     Improved collaboration
and information flow with customers, which helped to reduce shortages and fines
during peak periods.

•     Increased forecast
accuracy by 7% through collaboration with customers and other team members