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Trina A. Epps 26 LAFAYETTE STREET, SPRING VALLEY, NEW YORK 10977 Cell: (845) 721-7333 (R) E-Mail: te15fcfc2@westpost.

net PROFILE:aPurchasing Manager with extensive, diversified and progressively respon sible experience; a results-driven professional adept at strategic planning, neg otiating and implementing effective purchasing strategies, interacting with vend ors to negotiate pricing, terms and delivery, evaluating new suppliers, training and developing staff and ensuring quality results in all work, seeks a position that best capitalizes on this experience while providing further career growth and advancement as merited. ATTRIBUTES:aaPROVEN PURCHASING / BUSINESS SKILLSaaMULTI-TASKING LEADER aaCONSISTENT PRODUCER / QUICK TO LEARNaaEFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR / NEGOTIATOR aaORGANIZED PLANNER / DECISION MAKERaa INTERACT POSITIVELY AT ALL LEVELS EXPERIENCE:aTHE HEBREW HOME FOR THE AGED, Riverdale, NYa 03/08 to PresentaI was initially hired by this organization as Purchasing Manage r. As a result of continuous asuperior job performance, I have since been promoted to my current position. aAssistant Director of Materials Management (2010-Present) / Purchasing Manager (2008-2010) aaaaAs Assistant Director of Materials Management, oversee a staff of five and a ll purchasing, aareceiving, central supply and mailroom operations for this not-for-profit, 300 0 client facility. aaaaMonitor a $1.2MM annual budget and purchase all medical equipment, OTC medic ations and supplies. aaaaReview inventory levels and check received goods for accuracy of orders or a ny damages. aaaaAdminister distribution of supplies to twenty-one nursing units in the facil ity and five off-site locations. aaaMaintain accurate inventory records; prepare monthly purchasing and inventory reports.a aaaAnalyze product pricing for any changes and increases; negotiate pricing and solicit bids from vendors. aaaaResearch, analyze products and purchase capital goods up to $1.5K. aaaaEnsure the mailroom is operating efficiently and that mail is distributed in a timely manner. aaaaAs Purchasing Manager, handled similar duties as outlined above; researched and selected vendors, apurchased all supplies; monitored inventory levels and a $1MM annual purchasing budget. aaMORNINGSIDE HOUSE NURSING HOME, Bronx, NY 06/03 to 03/08aaPurchasing Manager aaaaPrepared purchase requisitions for central supply vendors; ensured accuracy on P/O documents. aaaaCollaborated with department heads to identify and obtain supplies to provid e patients with optimal care. aaaaSolicited vendor bids; reviewed pricing and negotiated purchasing contracts with select vendors. aaaaProvided leadership and training for staff and promoted a harmonious work en vironment. aaaaConducted annual physical inventories of all central supply items. a aaaGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL, Suffern, NY 06/87 to 06/03aaPurchasing Manager (1995-2003) / Materials Management Assistant

(1987-1995) aaaaAs Purchasing Manager for this 370-bed hospital, reviewed and processed purc hase requisitions. aaaaAnalyzed group purchase contracts for potential savings. aaaaMet with suppliers and vendors to negotiate competitive pricing agreements a nd review new products. aaaaMonitored and ensured accurate inventory levels. aaaaInterfaced with hospital department heads to obtain additional information a nd product specifications. aaaCoordinated product returns with department heads and the receiving departmen t. aaaAssessed supply utilization and recommended changes where needed. EDUCATION:aState University of New York at Rockland Community College, Suffern, NY aAAS Business AdministrationaGraduated May 2003 SKILLS:aMS Word; Excel; Great Plains; Lawson; Sage MAS 500; Windows; Internet PERSONAL:aMotivated...Goal Oriented...Hard Working...OrganizedaFocusedaDedicated aKnowledgeable REFERENCES:aProfessional references provided upon request.