Shani Sasson

  • San Diego CA
Shani Sasson

VP of Purchasing

Work History

Work History
Mar 2010 - Present

Vice President of Purchasing

WSA Distributing Inc.
  • Responsible for managing $100+ million in annual direct and $50+ million of indirect spend
  • Led implementation of asset-related strategies including  Just-in-time (JIT) inventory replenishment, SKU reduction activities, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)
  • Chaired weekly cross-departmental meetings to review and dispose of aged inventories
  • Developed multiple strategies for the disposition of distressed inventories
  • Conducted online auction events
  • Negotiated supplier price reductions
  • Formulated “bundling” opportunities
  • Wrote and managed departmental policies and procedures related to ISO compliance
  • Key leader in supplier relationships in regards to contracts, pricing, delivery performance and metrics, scorecards, and quarterly business reviews
  • Developed more economical order quantities (multiples and minimums) to meet company’s needs
Jan 1996 - Mar 2010

Executive Vice President, Co-Founder

Yam Wireless, Inc
  • Planned product purchasing from key OEM partners and other Vendors
  • Monitored contract compliance
  • Managed the inbound flow of deliveries to balance supply and demand
  • Reviewed inventory levels to reduce costs
  • Managed National and Global Sales
  • Heavily involved in strategy meetings 

Education

Education

HS Diploma

Har Vagai HS