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Steamroller exists to breathe life into stories, characters, and experiences in visual, physical, and virtual spaces. Each project that comes our way, be it a game, a film, or a theme park ride, exists in its own universe. It is our job to bring this multiverse to life. Our animators build believable characters and whole worlds in a multitude of universes, while our developers manipulate the rules of perception to transport you to a new definition of reality. We relish the opportunity to bring our clients’ universes to life while also developing our own stories.

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Susan Griffin

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Strategic Purchasing

Mt Dora, FL

Susan Griffin 416 1ST St
Tavares, FL 32778
Cell: 516-987-5658
sussanna@optonline.net

STRATEGIC PURCHASING/PROJECT COORDINATOR/ SALES SUPPORT

Energetic, cooperative and reliable. Resourceful team player who demonstrates many core values, including: passion, customer focus, solve, execute and teamwork. A creative strategic thinker and problem solver along with spirited interpersonal skills allow me to be a strong team member and leader.

Areas of Expertise with APICS Certifications

 Master Planning of Resources
 Strategic Management of Resources
 Detailed Planning and Scheduling
 Execution and Control of Operations
 Project Management
 Word, Excel and PowerPoint
 Written and Verbal Presentation Skills
 File Maker Pro
 SharePoint
 Lean Manufacturing
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Air Techniques, Inc. / ALLPRO Imaging
(Leading manufacturer of healthcare equipment serving the North American and international dental, medical, veterinary, industrial and security markets with $100 million in annual sales.)

PROJECT ASSOCIATE MERCHANDISE, February 2013 to Present
Key Accomplishments:
 Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
 Product sales & training for Dental health professionals domestically and internationally
 Application and training Specialist for Field technicians
 Territory relationship and development
 Dental merchandise sales
 Customer relations
 Product development
 Internal auditing including FDA and ISO
 Cross-functional team management
 Special Events/Promotions/Tradeshows with travel at least once a month
 Collaborate with sales and marketing regarding cross marketing and upselling of products.
 Manage all government sales contracts and responsible for state product registrations.
 Coordinate telesales program.
 Assist customer service with product information, technical and customer issues, and damages.
 Manage merchandise inventory of warehouse storage and prepare all purchasing requirements.
 Audit products at supplier locations.
 Strategic Purchasing responsibilities transferred to this Business Unit, see below

STRATEGIC PURCHASING/PROJECT COORDINATOR, June 2006 to 2013
Key Accomplishments:
 Researched and qualified new suppliers, Supplier report cards, chargebacks and critical paths.
 Prepared agreements, contracts & RFQ’s. Cost analysis with logistics control.
 Drafted non-disclosure agreements.
 Strong analytical skills with excellent verbal, communications and presentation abilities. Master of ERP systems with OEM planning
 Worked with sales and marketing, managing negotiations and management of webinars (cost savings of $9,300), Salesforce.com CRM system, web management (cost savings of $2,400 annually), rebranding companies, media and publication needs, literature printing, promotional needs (cost savings of $5,000), all trade show needs (cost savings of $25,000 annually), plus much more.
 Worked with quality department on ISO, FDA certification of products, source testing houses for all different needs (cost savings of $15,000).

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS (CONTINUED)

 MRO negotiations (cost savings of $10,000) including expediting service & finding staff when machines are not running for any reason
 Managed contracts of large international accounts, including Japan and Germany which included wires and staying up to date with the rates of YEN and Euros (cost savings of 25% on imaging plates).
 Coordinated projects for product managers on accessory projects (cost savings of $25,000 with sales potential of $200,000). Assisted with launch of new product line, merchandise with sales potential of $3 million, included packaging, sales analysis, client roundtables for group discussion, hiring and retaining KOLS, quality audits, schedule tracking, coordinating skid delivery, coordinating samples & fulfillment with lead follow up. Customs and tracking coordination.
 Sourced suppliers for engineering and manufacturing (cost savings of $50,000 annually).

Music Industries Corporation

TRAFFIC DOCUMENTS COORDINATOR/ASSISTANT BUYER, October 2000 to 2006
Key Accomplishments:
 Traffic import documentation liaison with custom brokers, freight forwarders, and international manufacturers.
 L/C coordination and negotiated with truckers for pickup and delivery. Incorporated all charges such as customs, shipping and different currencies to USD for true landed costs and profit margins.
 Kept track of incoming purchase orders.
 Collected customer information from Internet sources, such as WEBEC and Shop at Home portal.
 Assisted marketing and product managers with preparation of trade shows, travel itinerary and scheduling appointments.

Ambassador Book Service

OPERATIONS MANAGER, September 1992 to 2000
Key Accomplishments:
 Hired and trained new employees.
 Assisted president with special projects, meetings and contracts, as well as preparation of trade shows.
 Responsible for inventory management.
 Liaison with shipping companies and outside vendors.
 Opened and customized new accounts.
 Accounts receivable – reconciled banking and posted payments.
 Responsible for troubleshooting export problems for library consignees.
 Submitted claims on missing and damaged shipments.
 Oversaw warehouse operations – shipping, receiving, billing and returns departments.

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