1. Normal, IL 61761 (309) 532-4044 email@example.com
BARBARA L. WILLIAMS PURCHASING &PROCUREMENTSPECIALIST
Six Sigma Certified ~ Office Management~ Sales Expertise
Results-driven strategicsourcing and supply chain leader with a proven background in strategic planning, coordinating,
and leadingprocess improvementsthat deliver solid business results. Six Sigma Certified with a demonstrated abilityto
analyze company operations, develop and implement innovative solutions that increase efficiency, drive growth, and
control costs. Skilled leader with history of building, training, developing, and motivating highly productive teams to
exceed all goals. Excellent interpersonal skills used to interact and build strong partnershipswith clients, senior leaders,
associates, vendors, and other third parties. Areas of Expertise include:
Strategic Planning and Analysis Verbal and Written Communication Project Management
Attention to Detail ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015 Lead Auditor Problem Resolution
Highly Organized, Multi-tasking Exemplar Global TPECS Certified, QM, EM, AU, TL Relationship Building
MS Office and Lotus QuickBooks & ACT programs IMS and INXS Systems
MITSUBISHI MOTORS NORTH AMERICA, INC. Normal, IL November 2002 - Present
PROCUREMENT/PURCHASING ADMIN SPECIALIST/MATERIALS & SERVICES BUYER
Prepare purchase orders, solicit quotes, and review requisitions for goods and services. Prepare purchase orders by
verifying specifications and price. Review RFQ proposals and negotiate contracts within scope of authority. Review
requisitionsand confers with vendors regardingcost breakdownsand final price negotiations. Initiate cost improvement
negotiations with current suppliers. Obtain purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers and monitoring and
expeditingorders. Monitor shipmentsto ensure that goods come in on time and resolve problemsrelated to undelivered
goods. Verify receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered, resolve shipmentsin error with suppliers.
Maintain and review computerized records of items purchased, costs, deliveries, product performance, inventories and
inventory locations. Provide leadership within Materials& Services department. Participate in value analysisand value
engineering. Administrator for Commodity Teams and Trubiquity, Electronic Web Base Company.
Managed critical and highly visible projects and commodities.
Served as Training Coordinator for staff development workshops and trainings.
ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015 Certified Lead Auditor.
Trained staff on Lotus Notes, ECR's (Engineering Change Requests), and new participants in ISO.
JENSEN FINANCIAL ADVISORS, LLC Normal, IL March 2000 - 2002
Responsible for compliance updates to office employees, clients files, and marketing materials. Directly managed,
mentored, and evaluated three staff. Oversaw communication to existingclients. Developed and coordinated all aspects
of advertising and marketing. Managed administrative duties, including scheduling appointments, payroll
disbursement and taxes, commission payout to brokers, accounts payable, and unemployment information. Managed
advertising, marketing and all staff training.
Served as Project manager for seminar, workshop, and marketingevents, handlingall detailsincludingevent concept,
facility space, and audio/visual needs.
Controlled various budgets and made recommendations to reduce overhead budget.
Developed and controlled overhead budget and annual supply budget. Supply budget was around $8,000 and had
signature authority for $10,000 as Buyer of Material and Services.
Supported implementation of electronic system for Price Inputs, contract between Mitsubishi and supplier, Price
Inputs document showed piece price for parts.
Helped implement new Buy File system and new electronic procedure for Storage Rooms.
Implemented QuickBooks to keep track of all financial situations, tracking commissions and managing budget.
2. Normal, IL 61761 (309) 532-4044 firstname.lastname@example.org
STAFF LEASING CORPORATION Bloomington, IL August 1996 - 2000
BRANCH MANAGER/SALES CONSULTANT
Managed interviewing and hiring process, shift scheduling and general staff management. Directly managed three staff
and numerous temporary employees. Recruited new clients and nurtured and grew existing client relationships.
Identified opportunities for further expansion of services amongst current client base. Developed and coordinated all
aspects of advertising and marketing. Efficiently handled administrative duties, including payroll, accounts receivable,
worker’s compensation, and unemployment. Reviewed financial statements, sales and activity reports, and other
performance data, ensuring productivity and goal achievement. Ensured growth of overall revenue of branch.
Hired and trained new recruiters, who in turn trained temporary workers on OSHA.
BA, Marketing, Minor: Business
FRANKLIN UNIVERSITY | Franklin, OH | expected 2016
PARKLAND COLLEGE | Champaign, IL | 2008
Six Sigma Certified
ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015 Certified Lead Auditor
Exemplar Global TPECS Certified
Hotel/Restaurant Management Certification
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY | Bloomington, IL
Graduated in 96th percentile
AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Suggestion Improvement Program/Executive Award, 2014
Presidents List, 4.0 GPA, Franklin University, 2010
Dean’s List, Franklin University, 2009
Presidents List, 4.0 GPA, Franklin University, 2009
Junior Achievement Program, 2009
National Dean’s List, 2005