Sarah Walden Resume 2016

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Sarah Walden swalden707@gmail.com - (434)203-6310 I am a confident and highly motivated individual with extensive experience in business operations. I want a highly rewarding career where I can use my experience and education to help the company meet and surpass its goals. I am a skilled communicator; able to maintain cultural sensitivity, establish rapport with members of diverse groups and promote team cohesiveness. As a detail-oriented individual, I prioritize and delegate tasks effectively to ensure timely project completion within a team environment. WORK EXPERIENCE Import Manager L. Powell Acquisition Corporation - Eden, NC 2014 to 2015 Efficiently manage the movement of product into the United States from various countries. Communicate with other departments in order to establish and maintain effective and relevant import activities. Provide support to customer service by communicating inventory data and estimated arrival times in relation to the organizations sales projections. Work closely with various departments within the supply chain including the purchasing department, materials management, and production in order to maintain accurate data and support efficient operations. Maintained and review documentation to ensure the lawful execution of import activities. Logistics Coordinator - Times Fiber Communication - Chatham, VA - 2007 to 2014 Successfully resolve problems concerning transportation, imports, exports and customer issues. Collaborate with other departments to successfully integrate logistics. Supervise the work of logistic specialists, planners, and schedulers. Negotiate transportation rates and services. Establish and implement improved logistic processes. Recommend optimal transportation modes, routing, and equipment. Analyze the financial impact of the logistic process such as routing, shipping modes, product volumes, mixes or carriers. Monitor product import or export processes to ensure compliance with regulatory and legal requirements. Office Manager- Whittle Veneer Sales - Danville, VA - 2006 to 2007 Plan, direct and coordinate daily operations within the office. Establish and maintain relationships with individual or business customers or provide assistance with problems these customers may encounter. Evaluate data pertaining to costs to plan budgets. Conduct weekly payroll duties, verify attendance, hours worked, pay adjustments, and post information onto designated records. Wireless Sales Consultant- Nextel Communications - Greensboro, NC - 2004 to 2006 Greet customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs. Describe merchandise and explain use, operation, and care of merchandise to customers. Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires. Compute sales prices, total purchases and receive and process cash or credit payment. Answer questions regarding the store and its merchandise. Prepare sales slips and sales contracts. Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices. Maintain records related to sales. Demonstrate use or operation of merchandise. EDUCATIONBachelor in Business, Minor in Accounting Liberty University - Lynchburg, VA 2016 SKILLS Manufacturing environment (7 years), Customer Service (10+ years), Data Entry (7 years), Data Analysis (7 years), Excel (10+ years), Logistics (8 years), Training (4 years), Windows Xp (10+ years), Mac OS X (5 years), Enterprise Software (7 years) References available upon request.