Sourcing Specialist

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Jackilyn Cichanowicz | (807) 159-2060 | Birmingham, AL


I am a Sourcing Specialist with over three years of experience. I have worked extensively in sourcing and procurement for a variety of industries, including healthcare, retail, and manufacturing. I have strong negotiation skills and an eye for detail. I am also familiar with a range of sourcing software tools and systems. In my previous role, I was responsible for managing the sourcing process from start to finish, including vendor selection, contract negotiation, and supplier performance management


Sourcing Specialist at ABC Corporation, ALApr 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated and secured favorable pricing for all raw materials, packaging, and equipment needed for production.
  • Sourced new vendors to increase competition and decrease reliance on a single supplier.
  • Implemented an electronic purchase order system that reduced processing time by 50%.
  • Developed strong relationships with suppliers which resulted in expedited shipping of critical items at no additional cost.
  • Resolved quality issues with existing suppliers which had been costing the company thousands of dollars per month in rejects/rework.

Sourcing Specialist II at XYZ Inc., ALAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Successfully sourced and procured 100 high-quality suppliers for a new product launch, within budget and ahead of schedule.
  • Led the development and implementation of a new sourcing strategy that resulted in cost savings of 15%.
  • Successfully negotiated contracts with 3 major suppliers, saving the company $1M annually.
  • Managed end-to-end procurement process for 10+ projects simultaneously, ensuring on-time delivery.
  • Streamlined supplier onboarding process, reducing time to onboard by 50%.
  • Developed strong relationships with key suppliers, leading to improved quality and service levels.


Bachelor of Science in Human Resources at Auburn University, ALSep 2014 - May 2019

I have learned how to manage and motivate employees, as well as how to find and keep the best workers for a company.


  • Recruiting
  • Sourcing
  • Screening
  • Interviewing
  • Negotiating
  • Hiring
  • Onboarding

Alencia Schneible | (348) 203-2416 | Charleston, WV


I am a sourcing specialist with over three years of experience. I have worked in a variety of industries and have gained valuable knowledge in each one. My skills include supplier management, contract negotiation, and cost analysis. I am also proficient in using various sourcing tools and strategies. In my previous roles, I was responsible for identifying new suppliers, conducting market research, and managing relationships with existing suppliers. I have successfully negotiated contracts that resulted in savings for my company.


Sourcing Specialist at Walmart, WVMay 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated with vendors to reduce costs by an average of 20%.
  • Implemented a new sourcing process that saved the company $100,000 per year.
  • Found and sourced suppliers for new product lines that increased sales by 10%.
  • Managed a team of 4 buyers and trained 2 junior sourcing specialists.
  • Researched and developed relationships with potential new suppliers which led to 5% cost savings.

Sourcing Specialist II at Amazon, WVJul 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Negotiated with vendors to save the company $100,000 annually on office supplies.
  • Coordinated with 10 different suppliers to streamline production and reduce turnaround time by 2 days.
  • Partnered with HR to develop a new employee onboarding program that reduced training time by 50%.
  • Trained 3 junior sourcing specialists in best practices and helped them successfully complete 5 projects.
  • Led the development of a new vendor management system that increased efficiency by 30%.


Bachelor of Science in Human Resources at West Virginia University, WVSep 2015 - May 2019

Some skills I've learned are communication, organization, and multitasking.


  • Negotiation
  • Communication
  • Organization
  • Research
  • Persistence
  • Supplier management
  • Contract administration