Dianna M

Purchasing - 20 Years of Experience - Near 77066




Houston, TX

Education Level:

Some College Units Completed

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PROFILE An experienced professional with expertise in computerized purchasing, receiving and inventory control, seeking a challenging and rewarding position utilizing my leadership and communication skills. QUALIFICATIONS ( Accomplished Purchasing Administrator. Results-oriented top performer with 40+ years of experience in manufacturing and the petrochemical industry. Comprehensive knowledge of purchasing principles, including purchase orders and contracts, accounts payable, shipping and receiving, inventory control and SMI (Supplier Managed Inventory). Working knowledge of SAP purchasing, accounting and materials management software. Strong data entry skills. Experienced in processing purchase requisitions, creating contracts for goods and services, new vendor set-ups/maintenance and resolving procurement match errors in accounting with clients and suppliers. ( Proven Leadership and Team Building Skills. Accomplished leader in implementing business plans to enhance newly created Purchasing Department which included hiring and supervising an assistant, scheduling work assignments, monitoring performance and quality of work, and assuring compliance with company policies and procedures. Strong team builder who strives to continually learn, motivate and train others, and achieve company goals. Managed Decal Department with 2 inventory clerks reporting to me. ( Skilled in Purchasing. Comprehensive knowledge of purchasing, accounting and warehouse management procedures. Trained SAP purchasing/requisitioning and procurement card procedures to new employees. Responsible for procuring all MRO (maintenance, repair and operating supplies) for petrochemical plants to include creating and maintaining all supply and service contracts. Also, responsible for creating and evaluating bids, recommending alternate materials to clients, negotiating pricing and terms, expediting orders and tracing shipments, assist in setting up and maintaining database for stores inventory, catalog repetitive purchase items, assist other purchasing locations, handle authorization of returned goods and filing. Procure foreign materials and assure that they clear through Customs. Responsible for preparing and maintaining all leases on equipment and purchase of all capital equipment. ( Knowledgeable in Auditing. Coordinated monthly and yearly physical inventories which included manual counts and manual entry of counts. Conduct PSM (Process Safety Management) audits on potential and approved suppliers and audits of those same suppliers for non-conformance issues. ( Proficient in Records Management. Responsible for sending out EEOC certificates on new suppliers and updating vendor profile for minority status. Maintained supply and service contracts database to insure all contracts were evaluated for renewal before expiration date. Created and maintained database for all pagers and cellular phones to insure the user, serial numbers and phones numbers were up to date. Created database for Accounts Payable to audit invoices on fixed pricing contracts. Responsible for management of Supplier Care database on supplier non-conformances. Responsible for creating and maintaining first price book for screen print and engraving manufacturing facility. Implemented and managed a Supplier Diversity Program. Dianna L. MITCHELL PAGE 2 ( Strong Communicator. Highly successful in client/supplier relations with ability to develop and maintain positive business images, resolve conflict, and achieve client satisfaction. Strong negotiating, liaison and written communication skills. Responsible for ensuring that pagers and cellular phones are replaced in a timely manner (with no service interruption) when they become obsolete or defective. Also, responsible for ensuring that janitorial service (and other service providers) provides the scope of work which is outlined in our contract. ( Customer Service/Data Entry Skills. Knowledgeable in customer service, data entry, pricing and production scheduling of customer orders, preparation of customer invoices, packing/shipping of samples for customers and answering help line for entire company.