Hobson - Researcher - Dearborn, MI, USA

Michele Hobson

Dearborn, MI, USA



Work History

Membership and Records Secretary/Office Manager


From May 1994

• Gathered and compiled student and staff data to generate student population reports and FTEs
• Performed scheduling using matrix formats; set up data base and apply data on the AS-400, PeopleSoft, Microsoft Word, and Excel programs
• Analyzed and perform audits on student and staff data for populations I, II(10), and II (30) reports
• Generated and maintained confidential reports
• Maintained accurate and appropriate records and files
• Data management-importing and exporting data information

NEW WORLD INTERNATIONAL( a subsidiary of New World Distributors), Detroit, MI
Purchasing/Project Manager- manufacturing 10/1994-9/2004, 6/2008 -2011
• Direct purchasing operations and staff
• BPO's
• Supervise procurement of 75% of company's purchases
• Negotiate long-term agreements
• Award and manage contracts
• Conduct performance reviews
• Master best purchasing and vendor relations
• Prepared financial statements and spend reports
• Sourcing, contract pricing, and cost reduction of 45%

Project Manager - construction


January 1982 - September 1994

• Purchased building materials and commodities
• Prepared proposals and participated in contract negotiations
• Examined estimates of cost and price factors using blueprints and specifications
• Supervised and monitored staff, time, costs, and resources
• Prepared financial statements and spend reports
• Managed city, state, and federal bids and contracts
• Import/Export management



Conduct research; qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods

Qualifications & Certifications


Ashford University


Wayne State University

Management-Leadership and Organizational Change

Walden University

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