Corporate Buyer Resume Samples

A Corporate Buyer is actually the purchasing agent for the organization. Major roles and responsibilities associated to the role are listed on the Corporate Buyer Resume as follows – researching and procuring products that business needs; evaluating the products and the suppliers; awarding contracts based on product performance and budget considerations; negotiating with vendors, identifying areas of potential cost reduction, analyzing the impact of pricing changes for goods and services; managing the inventory, assisting in the receipt of purchased materials and services; and monitoring deliveries.

Professional skills required for the post include the following – extensive experience in prioritizing and organizing work, multitasking skills; sound knowledge of cost control functions, familiarity with the designing process, and inventory and project management; and proficiency in MS Word, and excel spreadsheets; and word processing software. A Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business is needed to work at this level.

Corporate Buyer Resume example

Corporate Buyer Resume

Objective : A knowledgeable, enthusiastic team player with strong leadership, communication & organizational skills and a drive to succeed, who understands the value of building & maintaining relationships to achieve long-term success.

Skills : Management, Organizing.

Description :

    1. Selected to take over Buyer/Category Manager position accounting for over 20% of total company sales and gross profits.
    2. Reported directly to Senior Executive VP and Owner.
    3. Strategically managed buying, pricing, promotional/marketing activities and analytics for all responsible categories to maximize profits, reduce risk and add value from suppliers: defined strategy and business plan for growing profits and sales in Beer, Tobacco, Soda, Juice, Mixers, Accessories, Gourmet Food and all other non-alcoholic miscellaneous retail items.
    4. Responsible for all miscellaneous resources including all company supplies, uniforms and promotional products (over fifteen thousand active items total).
    5. Administered categories with over $100 million in annual sales; grew total category sales by 40% over duration in Buyer position accounting for 50% of total company sales growth over same period.
    6. Grew gross profits by 35% accounting for 60% of total company growth over same period; increased category percentage of total company sales and profits year over year while also maintaining category gross margin goals.
    7. Delivered profitable growth by capitalizing on industry changes.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.A.


Jr. Corporate Buyer Resume

Objective : Looking for a corporation to grow with, can offer professionalism, dedication and hard work.

Skills : Microsoft Office, People Soft, Business Objects, Ariba, SAP.

Description :

    1. Responsible for acting and operating as an agent for the organization by creating binding agreements with suppliers of goods and services through contracts/purchase orders approved by the Business.
    2. Solicited and analyzed quotes from varies suppliers to insure the best pricing based on the Business needs.
    3. Ordered equipment for the enterprise by utilizing our procurement system (PeopleSoft/Ariba).
    4. Assisted the Sourcing Consultants with Corporate projects and challenges.
    5. Participated in meetings with key suppliers to discuss current issues of the organization.
    6. Maintained and managed the day-to-day operations of the Ariba P2P application ensuring that requisitions, purchase orders and invoices are flowing through timely and comply with corporate policy.
    7. Responsible for building and updating desktop procedure documentation for ordering and invoice processing in all Realms within Ariba.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS


Sr. Corporate Buyer Resume

Summary : Purchasing experience in the IT and Engineering defense contracting industry. Active secret security clearance obtained.

Skills : Seamstress, Fabric Sourcing, Microsoft Office, Materials Management, Purchasing.

Description :

    1. Responsible for buying multiple categories for over 100 locations.
    2. Identifies and visits key competitors frequently to monitor products and overall industry analysis.
    3. Purchases; Negotiates extreme value to ensure maximum profitability staying within the category budget parameters, review all orders and approve purchase orders, communicate with other buyers to ensure quality product and correct values are consistent within the company.
    4. Merchandises Management; Achieve corporate budgets objective regarding gross margin, sales and turnover, strategic merchandise planning, budgeting and forecasting, monitor sales, markdowns, inventory levels, turnover and GMROI.
    5. Develops and maintains appropriate vendor relationships.
    6. Sources frequent events and weekly promotions to maximize category sales and profit.
    7. Supports Merchandise Assistants in their development and achievement of goals, set standards of performance and constructively counsel to provide leadership for growth in their capacity and improve overall department strength to ensure effective succession planning.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor

Corporate Buyer I Resume

Objective : Corporate Buyer manage product responsibilities including: purchasing, quoting, expediting, de-expediting and tactical supply chain management.

Skills : Seamstress, Fabric Sourcing, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Prepared and managed bids for the sourcing and awarding of products.
    2. Negotiated price, delivery, packaging, and quality requirements.
    3. Read and interpreted blueprints.
    4. Met and evaluated suppliers according to corporate ideals.
    5. Established desired inventory levels based on supplier price, delivery, and minimum buys.
    6. Interfaced with all levels including Engineering, Quality, Sales, and Warehouse departments along with company executives.
    7. Analyzed various purchasing/inventory reports using the company computer system (MFG PRO) and Microsoft Office Suite applications.
    8. Developed cost savings ($250,000 annually) according to departmental goals.
    9. Developed, implemented and monitored management operations systems.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MBA

Corporate Buyer II Resume

Headline : To obtain a Corporate Buyer position within an organization that would allow to fully utilize business management, financial analyst, administrative, procurement, sourcing, and finance experiences.

Skills : Procurement, Sourcing, Negotiation.

Description :

  • Works within the guidelines of product specifications, but also identifies potential opportunities that might be outside of current business unit’s specifications
  • Assists procurement buyers with PO placement, purchases orders, claims and rejections on a select basis
  • Uses total demand when applicable to leverage costs and efficiencies
  • Assesses current inventory to determine order quantity
  • Completes forward buy research, analysis and makes recommendations to category manager
  • Completes purchase order input based on review of stock status report and safety stock levelsNegotiates and secures ad lids with select commodities while revisiting quotes until desired costs are met
  • Writes detailed seasonal commodity action plans in order to procure excellent quality
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Management

Corporate Buyer III Resume

Summary : Broad-based experience across multiple roles and functions with an emphasis on procurement. Self motivated individual with experience and education applicable to purchasing, sales, marketing, building client relationships, negotiating and problem solving.

Skills : Negotiation, Microsoft Office, Communication , Leadership, Procurement, Event Planning.

Description :

    1. Communicates policy and approval channels while monitoring Capital Appropriation Requests.
    2. Responsible for maintaining all necessary documents, contracts and agreements for leases.
    3. Maintains schedule of all current lease agreements and initiates the review process prior to expiration.
    4. Collaborates with plants and area management to determine future needs and develop action plan (re-negotiate, move or abandon).
    5. Works with outsourced broker and legal to negotiate contractual terms.
    6. Manages company travel program; negotiate pricing and agreement terms with contracted travel agency, car rental companies, and airlines, annual expenditures equal $17M.
    7. Negotiates a 46% savings in transaction fees with the travel agency.
    8. Responsible for program / contract communication and policy training to internal customers.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor

Asst. Corporate Buyer Resume

Objective : Corporate Buyer professional who is accustomed to working under tight deadlines. Detail oriented and able to work independently with little supervision.

Skills : Category Management, Advertising, Purchasing, Inventory Management.

Description :

    1. Develops and proofs weekly ads, work directly with Buyers on item/category product mix as well as negotiating with vendors for incremental allowances, scan options or billbacks.
    2. Assists management of customer loyalty card data processing/sales analytics.
    3. Identifies opportunities within the program that will help generate additional sales.
    4. Designs templates from data to be used for future promotions or events.
    5. Responsible for financial growth and profitability of numerous store categories such as Salty Snacks, Cookies and Crackers, Non-Foods, Center Store Grocery and Candy/Tobacco.
    6. Effectively negotiate yearly purchasing contracts with brokers/manufacturers to maximize the sales and gross profit of our Warehouse.
    7. Analyzes product mix, develop merchandising plans and calculate category sales profit goals to Store Managers using Acorn EIS and Microsoft Excel.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates

Associate Corporate Buyer Resume

Headline : Results-driven technology leader with a solid understanding of the IT industry and its practices, technologies, and service providers. Able to determine business requirements for projecting long-range requirements for all aspects of application design and implementation.

Skills : MS Office, Management.

Description :

    1. Managed aannual budget, warehouse/distribution center and allocation of inventory in 563 specialty stores within my assigned categories.
    2. Traveled to major fashion markets to review and purchase the latest trends in the junior retail clothing and accessory market.
    3. Managed and set store pricing facilities and mark-downs.
    4. Approved and ensured prompt payment on vendor accounts.
    5. Performed financial planning and budgeting for upcoming seasons.
    6. Assisted in-house designers with color selection, fabric selection and private label designs.
    7. Responsible for quality and fit assurance for merchandise prior to store allocation.
    8. Coordinated photo shoots for ads, commercials and fashion shows.
    9. Assisted in design and coordination of merchandise allocation for MTV and other movie productions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Education

Lead Corporate Buyer Resume

Summary : Strategic sourcing and procurement professional with broad experience including project management, merchandising, retail, and customer service.

Skills : Supply Chain & logistics management, purchasing, pricing.

Description :

    1. Responsible for Souring and Procurement activities supporting SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Inc.business units.
    2. Focused on requisition queue management, stakeholder management, tactical sourcing, technical solutions and policy development, implementation and adherence.
    3. Lead the identification and implementation of punch-out catalogs with preferred vendors, leading to a 20% increase in catalog usage over the prior year period.
    4. Identified efficiencies in Material Requirements Planning (MRP), resulting in system-generated, automated PO process.
    5. Lead for effective procurement process development and facilitation.
    6. Ensured the timely issuance and closure of purchase and service orders from approved requisitions.
    7. Established and monitored supplier pricing agreements to ensure compliance.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.A.

Corporate Buyer Resume

Objective : A knowledgeable, enthusiastic team player with strong leadership, communication & organizational skills and a drive to succeed, who understands the value of building & maintaining relationships to achieve long-term success.

Skills : MS Office, Managemet.

Description :

    1.  Reviews acquisition costs to ensure items purchased are at the lowest cost consistent with considerations of quality, reliability of source, and urgency of need.
    2. Assesses current inventory to determine order quantity.
    3. Completes forward buy research, analysis and makes recommendations to Category Manager.
    4.  Completes purchase order input based on review of stock status report and safety stock levels.
    5. Reviews monthly display planner to determine what inventory levels are needed to meet ad requirements.
    6. Conducts post-promotional reviews and analysis to determine if promotional requirements were met and if there were problem areas, develops solutions.
    7. Conducts logistics planning processes while ordering products to attain the best net product price possible.
    8. Manages inventory investment to attain projected category profitability.
       
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.A.

Corporate Buyer / Resume

Headline : To continue a career in the manufacturing industry utilizing experience in purchasing, inventory control and customer service to assist a company in achieving their goals.

Skills : Microsoft Office, People Soft, Business Objects, Ariba, SAP, Omniflow, And CMSI, Contract Compliance, Sourcing/Contracts.

Description :

    1. Responsible for acting and operating as an agent for the organization by creating binding agreements with suppliers of goods and services through contracts/purchase orders approved by the Business.
    2. Solicits and analyzes quotes from varies suppliers to insure the best pricing based on the Business needs.
    3. Orders equipment for the enterprise by utilizing our procurement system (PeopleSoft/Ariba).
    4. Assists the Sourcing Consultants with Corporate projects and challenges.
    5. Participates in meetings with key suppliers to discuss current issues of the organization.
    6. Maintains and manages the day-to-day operations of the Ariba P2P application ensuring that requisitions, purchase orders and invoices are flowing through timely and comply with corporate policy.
    7. Responsible for building and updating desktop procedure documentation for ordering and invoice processing in all Realms within Ariba.
    8. Performs invoice process testing for all three Realms in Ariba for any updates or system changes to ensure the system is working properly prior to going live.
    9. Provides our Off Shore providers with assistance with any Ariba issues with matching invoice to Purchase Orders within the system.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Business Administration In Management