Mimi Patel

Mimi Patel

Independent Contractor : Strategic Development, Sourcing, Purchasing, Planning

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Summary

Self-motivated, results-driven, experienced professional with key strengths, experience, and success in: * Building long-term strategic partnerships with clients, suppliers, vendors, and contractors * Creating and executing short-term and long-term strategic plans * Increasing awareness of company products/services and sales significantly * Leading domestic/global sourcing, purchasing, and supply chain operations * Developing products from concept, sourcing, sampling, costing, bulk production to delivery * Negotiating pricing, MOQs, deliveries on materials * Building reference library of materials and supplier/vendor contacts * Educating clients on features and benefits of products/services * Trouble-shooting and developing innovative sourcing/production solutions * Executing testing requirements with QA and materials teams * Evaluating/forecasting bulk inventory of raw materials and sales trends * Creating and implementing cost-effective technology- and sustainability-based solutions * Planning operations and logistics for local/national events for consumers/community * Capturing new business/branding opportunities by leveraging current professional network * Providing exceptional client/vendor service and going beyond client expectations * Assessing product/team performances * Recruiting, training, mentoring junior staff

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