Lead Buyer Resume Samples

A Lead Buyer works closely with internal stakeholders, and external suppliers and develops strategic commodity plans for all assigned categories at a low total cost. Essential roles and responsibilities listed on the Lead Buyer Resume include the following – leading the development and executing category management strategies for all assigned categories and commodities; leading the negotiation to select, appoint and steer supply base the progress to define requirements; evaluating competitive offers and presenting sourcing options that meeting business requirements, ensuring all selected suppliers are compliant with service level agreements; and carrying out administrative responsibilities as needed.

To excel in this field, the following skills are needed – a wide understanding of construction materials such as Aluminum, Steel, and machined parts; the ability to understand and develop legal contracts; experience with managing a total portfolio of high value; the ability to understand and develop legal contracts, and proficiency in MS Office products. A relevant degree such as in business or engineering with immense work experience in strategic buying experience is needed.

Lead Buyer Resume example

Lead Buyer Resume

Headline : Highly results-oriented professional, offering over 13 years of successful corporate business experience. Strengths include procurement, sourcing, product development, and negotiations.

Skills : Sap, Office Equipment, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Procured over $25 million in parts to support continuous production on the turbo line.
    2. Received two silver and one bronze award in 2015 for going above and beyond.
    3. Worked to overcome the barriers to develop and maintain good relationships.
    4. Achieved through forecasting our demands for the upcoming months in order to work with the supplier in advance of any scheduled increases/decreases in demand.
    5. Managed consigned material in the offsite warehouse to ensure the material was available as needed for production.
    6. Created daily/weekly lines of balance to view current demand versus production and to proactively anticipate potential shortages in the future.
    7. Worked directly with outside sales to ensure the products needed
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
AA In Nursing


Lead Buyer Resume

Summary : Lead Buyer position where customer relations experience can be fully utilized to improve customer satisfaction and enhance the company brand name.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Forklift Operator, Shipping And Receiving.

Description :

    1. Assisted the customer to assure the highest level of customer service possible.
    2. Assisted and supervised the sales team in all areas of customer service and processes.
    3. Evaluated all manual orders and disperse them for procurement.
    4. Compressor and Engine group of Point of contact for head planners for the C&E group.
    5. Procured all parts for all scheduled preventive maintenance work orders.
    6. Worked closely with head planners in parts procurement aspects.
    7. Attended Monthly Oxy look ahead meeting to discuss scheduled monthly plans.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
HS Diploma


Lead Buyer Resume

Summary : A reliable, ambitious and dedicated Lead Buyer professional with dynamic leadership talents eager, to enhance profits for a company committed to exceptional customer service and selection.

Skills : ERP, MRP, Sourcing, Inventory Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the procurement of several high dollar subcontract items, including Power Supplies, Circuit Card Assemblies, Fairings, and Structural Support Assemblies, in support of the Smart Bomb Rack Systems for the F-16 and F-18 Aircraft.
    2. Led liaison between Engineering, Quality, Program Management, and the Suppliers.
    3. Negotiated several subcontracts exceeding 1 million dollars in value while maintaining an approximate cost savings of 7%.
    4. Performed audits at supplier's facilities, alongside Supplier Quality Management, reviewing and verifying all process controls.
    5. Facilitated change orders as needed, exhibiting outstanding attention to accuracy and timeliness.
    6. Ensured compliance with contract flow down requirements including, but not limited to FAR/DFAR/ITAR/TINA and ISO/AS9100 policies and procedures.
    7. Processed incoming merchandise brought in by customers such as books and electronics.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS Degree in Aviation Administration

Lead Buyer Resume

Objective : Purchasing Lead Buyer professional seeking a position with an organization to fully utilizing my procurement, process scheduling, organizational, and analytical skill-set. My SAP, Oracle, and GP experience, determination to learn and grow, along with my ability to multi-task and work independently will bring value to your organization.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Multitasking, Leading Skills.

Description :

    1. Performed all required functions from initiation of intent to purchase to satisfactory delivery of material or service to satisfy internal and external customers' objectives.
    2. Procurement of Small-fab, small machine fab, C-Class parts, forgings, pipe, fittings, flanges, heat tracing, insulation, nozzles, and tube fittings.
    3. Solicited and evaluated proposals employing appropriate negotiation, cost, and price analysis techniques, using available expertise from supporting organizations.
    4. Implemented purchase contracts with sound purchasing practices, and assured compliant acquisition of material or service that meet applicable company and government regulations.
    5. Evaluated current and anticipated requirements, determining potential sources, stimulated competition, and obtain bids to meet business needs.
    6. Initiated necessary actions to assure best values were received; customer delivery requirements are met and address any manufacturing problems at a supplier facility.
    7. In addition to achieving the lowest possible cost for material, balanced against optimum quality and schedule needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MBA in Business Management

Lead Buyer Resume

Summary : Over 15 years of experience in Purchasing, Procurement & Contract Buying for the Commercial & Military Aerospace Industry, with emphasis on Government & Military contracts. Experienced with Six Sigma principles, Lean Manufacturing, Internal audits, MRP systems, Cost Accounting.

Skills : Lean Manufacturing, Microsoft Office, PPAP, APQP, Manufacturing.

Description :

    1. Supported organizational operations and oversee purchasing activities alongside the Purchasing, Production & Materials Manager/s.
    2. Managed & maintained material Purchase Price Variance.
    3. Managed material flow & inventory levels.
    4. Gained the overall true knowledge and understanding of material flow within the manufacturing world.
    5. Greeted customers.
    6. Answered any customer queries regarding the store or our policies.
    7. Trained new employees in lead register positions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma In Accounting

Lead Buyer Resume

Headline : Over (15) fifteen years, have been privileged to work in many facets of various businesses, obtaining exceptional skills and dexterity. From executive administration to customer service superstar, my capabilities and training are diverse and extensive. Look forward to the opportunity to contribute a valuable skill set to your stellar organization.

Skills : MS Office, Manging Skills, Project Management.

Description :

    1. Used Lean Six Sigma Green Belt methods and practices to improve on-time delivery of Subsea seal components to 85+% while working with suppliers to lower cost by 20% year over year.
    2. Used Oracle ERP system and proper gatekeeping to ensure that timing was correct to order raw material for individual projects.
    3. Improved ordering methods to allow enhanced ordering that allowed better flexibility and line of sight to orders alignment to the production schedule.
    4. Allowed the entire Global Supply chain to see the effects of strategic decision-making and implement data-driven solutions to improve business.
    5. Completed 3 APICS training courses towards CPIM certification to improve depth of supply chain experience and improve overall processes drive on-time delivery of materials for multiple product lines as well as the accurate configuration control including customer requested variations while working closely with project management, configuration engineering, and sourcing teams.
    6. Actively managed material input for 3 subsea manufacturing cells, maintaining on-time delivery, supporting flexible manufacturing dates, and working to drive overdue backlog orders to zero.
    7. Represented Planning/Sourcing team at weekly Project Management meeting to update material and work order status.
    8. Managed material Inventory levels, including obsolete and current excess items by managing cross-functional teams, made up of counterparts in sourcing, engineering, commercial sales, and warehouse personnel.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS in History

Lead Buyer Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Lead Buyer with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills :

Description :

    1. Management of ensuring that all surgical supplies are properly charged and billed maximizing reimbursement.
    2. Managed the bill-only PO process (creation and issuance of all vendor purchase orders).
    3. Accessed GPO in order to evaluate cost-saving potentials for maximum cost reductions.
    4. Effective experienced with automated supply chain operations.
    5. Built inventory supply requisitions for all clinical and non-clinical departments to facilitate automated purchasing processes.
    6. Vendor credentialing, contract, budget, implant, and consignment management.
    7. Provided coordination and leadership in procurement activities for assigned commodities and perform continual market analysis in monitoring supplier progress.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS in Finance

Lead Buyer Resume

Objective : Seeks to obtain a Lead Buyer position at an environmental education center where one can make a difference and help to educate the public on the environment around them.

Skills : Excellent Customer Service, Microsoft Office, 70 WPM Typing Average, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Spearhead cost-effective purchasing of electronic components for an aerospace equipment manufacturer.
    2. Sourced and supply management for $3 million, high paced, high volume commodity of 5,000 active components, along with AVA supplier management.
    3. Commodity includes Passive & Discrete electronics components.
    4. Sourced and supply management for over $10 million annual purchases of 450-600 high mix, low-to-mid volume electronic components.
    5. Engaged in obsolescence teamwork with extensive individual efforts for obsolete part resolutions.
    6. Executed factory life time buys for end-of-life product, sourcing obsolete parts from brokerage supply for production support, communications, and follow-through.
    7. Reduced lead-time on 70% of assigned parts in commodity assignment identified as having > 80 days lead-time or identified as critical path parts in the top 45 program models.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA in Business And Writing

Lead Buyer Resume

Headline : Seeks to use skills and extensive experience to contribute to the growth of an organization. Created and delivered customer service seminar to the employees of a large local employer over two days. Demonstrated proficiency in decision making and team building.

Skills : Management, Cashier, Buyer, Sales.

Description :

    1. Back-up to the department head.
    2. Responsible for the daily monitoring of cost-effective inventory levels, allowing for a continuous flow of production and order fulfillment.
    3. Reviewed sales activity for large retail customers.
    4. Provided support and suggestions to aid in their purchasing decisions.
    5. Negotiated pricing and special terms.
    6. Provided support to domestic and international suppliers as well as expediting shipments.
    7. Created and maintained product profiles.
    8. Resolved supplier issues that impact customers.
    9. Participated in daily production update meetings.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA in Business and Writing

Lead Buyer Resume

Summary : Seeks to obtain a long-term Lead Buyer position in an increasingly responsible position that will enable utilizing communication, leadership, and organizational skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Call Center.

Description :

    1. Purchased all stocked inventory for the entire hospital system.
    2. Ensured shelves were to the capacity of reorder points.
    3. Conducted inventory cycle counts and adjusted stock counts to ensure the accuracy with which supplies are stocked in the warehouse and run daily inventory.
    4. Visited each isle daily to ensure product availability was accurate according to daily automatic purchasing.
    5. Maintained warehouse Librarian computer database to research and identify product number.
    6. Maintained expediting and buyers discrepancies on a daily basis.
    7. Assured lost charges were all accounted.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Word Processing