Tavanna Ayala

Accomplished Procurement Specialist with a strong background in production planning and management. Success in optimizing manufacturing processes and capitalizing on revenue generation opportunities. Skilled in performing financial analysis to influence procurement decisions and managing multimillion-dollar purchasing budgets. Proven leadership abilities that enable teams to achieve production targets and quality benchmarks while developing new supply chains and vendor relationships.

Procurement Specialist
Irvine, US

(949) 444-4305
[email protected]

Core Skills & Qualifications

Diligent and dedicated work ethic, attitude, and presence. Focused, hard working, motivating to others and myself, and believe that creating a positive attitude attributes to a more affluent work environment. I am also a resident expert in ERP and CRM software platforms such as SysDevX and NetSuite. 


  • Supply Chain Management
  • Production Planning
  • Process Optimization
  • Staff Development


  • Contract Negotiations
  • Vendor Relations
  • Inventory Management
  • Organizational Leadership

Experience

Spireon, Procurement Specialist 

Jan 2013 – Present, 4 years

  • Prepared demand forecasts and created raw material and replenishment plans to meet production targets. 
  • Controlled inventory levels and worked with manufacturing operations and logistics teams, suppliers, and demand planning department. 
  • Reviewed delivery orders and evaluated availability, lead times, and manufacturing process needs. 
  • Managed inventory control, material procurement, storage management, and site management. 
  • Maintained and implemented strategies to improve operations and inventory control. 
  • Tracked special orders to ensure fulfillment, reviewed planned orders, and recommended processes for future orders. 
  • Scheduled and conducted semi-annual inventory audits to maintain 100% inventory accuracy. 
  • Maximized budgets by eliminating overstock and obsolete materials. Worked with consultants to source suppliers and vendors; secured competitive pricing on inventory and raw materials. 
  • Communicated closely with accounting and finance departments to maintain financial accuracy.

Procon GPS, Operations/Fulfillment Specialist

Jan 2008 – Dec 2012, 4 years

  • Managed approval processes for sales order entry, marketing materials and collateral inventories. 
  • Submitted weekly reports documenting production and employee productivity.
  • Communicated daily issues and tasks to sales representatives and account managers. 
  • Other miscellaneous processes including: placing orders, solving or handling on-site needs, creating new forms and documents, and organizing and creating file programming, fulfilling, testing, and packaging products.

California State University, Fullerton

B.A. in Communications, emphasis in Advertising


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