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Harker Logistics works or you and your company, providing consulting to streamline and improve your sourcing and purchasing activities. I offer a complete understanding of how your company is spending it's money through data analytics and key performance indicator reporting. In addition, I have extensive contacts both internationally and domestically in order to develop or improve upon your existing supply chain by delivering lower costs, shorter lead times, and more confidence in your supplier base.
In 2016 I started working as a Senior Sourcing Analyst for Spectrum Brands in Madison, Wisconsin. I Maintained close relationships with our manufacturing base overseas as well as daily engagement with all facets of the new product development process. Specifically working for Remington's hair care division, my role involved detailed financial, design, and vendor management of multi-million dollar projects yearly.
As the Purchasing Manager of The Edgewater Hotel involved directing the purchasing efforts property wide including four restaurants, banquets, 202 rooms and a full service spa. Leading the training and use of the ERP system for the management staff of various departments was also a large part of this position. I enjoyed working with the wide spectrum of hyper-local and nation-wide vendors.
From 2013 to 2014 I was employed at PM Plastics as the sourcing manager focused on international and domestic sourcing and daily support to the operational group. I was hired on as a purchasing assistant to help with the corrugate packaging purchasing management for a $35MM project and was promoted into the new role of sourcing manager six months in. My daily responsibilities include managing the sourcing and negotiation of new purchases for the company, both domestic and internationally, as well as maintaining long lead time internationally purchased inventory and international freight movement.