Buyer at Avnet
- Greater Denver Area
Merissa Uribe's Overview
- Materials Specialist at Avnet
- Buyer/Planner at Technology Integration Group
Merissa Uribe's Summary
Results-oriented, dependable professional experienced 7+ years in purchasing and materials management. Excellent customer service skills and understand the value of establishing concrete vendor relationships. Excels in fast-paced environment while increasing productivity and minimizing risk.
Purchasing and materials management
Merissa Uribe's Experience
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; AVT; Wholesale industry
July 2007 – Present (7 years 3 months)
-Managed a $2M inventory stocking line for Software and Accessories for Sun Microsystems
-Manage and provide sales support for the largest and fastest growing sales teams including reserving inventory, expirations, extensions, customer specific inventory, sales orders, PO issues, expedites, and monthly and daily reports.
-Worked to close $3.1M in unpaid invoices due to discrepancies, and kept them at zero for the following six months, by managing the purchase order backlog, and initiating Supplier meetings to close freight issues and lost shipments
-Reduced reserved inventory from $45M to $17M in a year by adding legal documents, improving processes and making better stocking decisions minimize gaps and leakage.
-Provided visibility to Executive Management teams by creating and maintaining daily and monthly reporting to proactively manage the sales forecast and track customer reservations.
-Streamlined daily reports and processes by working closely with IT to create a database to maximize time management and reduce labor intensive manual reports
-Work with Accounting, Logistics, and Receiving departments on lost shipments, PO discrepant, and invoice problems to ensure reported inventory levels are accurate.
Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Information Technology and Services industry
May 2002 – July 2007 (5 years 3 months)
-Manage purchasing and sales for a custom kitting company.
-Create MRP used to plan, forecast, purchase materials and overseen scheduled purchase orders to requirements
-Responsible for price negotiation, cost savings, and re-price material to maintain pricing standards.
-Manage inventory, record maintenance, production scheduling, including work orders, delivery dates and production meetings.
-Coordinate the activities of several departments to create bill of materials, set up new vendor information, maintain and create new part numbers.
-Expedite supplier material and work with customers on delivery dates, RMA product and rework costs.
-Manage New Product Introduction (NPI), including reading drawings and specs to purchase new material, work with engineers to resolve issues or suggest changes, and work with customers and suppliers on implementation dates and pricing.
-Overseen shipping, logistics, and compliance documentation ensuring that product is expedited through customs.
-Work MRB and receiving quality issues, to document, fill out and close corrective action forms to ISO standards.
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