Purchase Agent Resume Samples

The main duty of a Purchase Agent is to verify, prepare, and forward purchase orders, and verify the receipts and authorize payments. Essential roles and responsibilities associated with the role are listed on the Purchase Agent Resume as – developing profitable purchasing strategies, assessing supplier profiles and analyzing offers, preparing and implementing effective negotiation tactics, managing relationships with key suppliers, reviewing supplies to ensure quality, monitoring stock levels, preparing and submitting detailed reports; and keeping updated records.

The ideal candidate for this post should have a keen eye for detail, and a commercial mindset. Other traits include – working knowledge of MS Office and purchasing software, a strong analytical mindset, knowledge of market research, data analysis, and purchasing best practices; and outstanding organizational skills. A degree in business administration or a relevant field is often needed.

 

Purchase Agent Resume example

Purchase Agent Resume

Headline : Contracting negotiation, vendor relations, Operating and Capital Budget Development Director. Multiple departments, multitasking Operations Manager. Real Property Management; owner's agent maintaining compliance with Federal, State, and local regulatory agencies. Environmental Steward. Kitchen Manager, Chef, Cook, Food Service Vocational Trainer, and Home Economics Teacher.

Skills : Procurement, Office Manager, Inventory Management, Computer, Public Relations, Maintenance, Safety.

Description :

    1. Clarified unclear items; recommending alternatives.
    2. Forwarded available inventory items by verifying stock.
    3. Scheduled delivery.
    4. Prepared purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items; obtaining approval from requisitioning department.
    5. Obtained purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders.
    6. Verified receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered; resolves shipments in error with suppliers.
    7. Authorized payment for purchases by forwarding receiving documentation.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors In General Studies


Purchase Agent Resume

Objective : Responsible for maintaining current customer and vendor relationships Assists with inventory control to include inventory review to reduce and eliminate any obsolete materials Analyzes data to optimize inventory turns and maintain sufficient inventory to meet customer demands Works efficiently with other internal departments in the branch Verifies purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master list.

Skills : Microsoft Office, MLS, Sales.

Description :

    1. Responsible for purchasing materials and services for Naval Facilities Engineering Command Northwest public works department using the government purchase card.
    2. Screened requested materials against mandatory sources of supply and evaluated the potential for consideration of requests for similar material.
    3. Maintained purchase files and purchase logs per standard FLCPS operating procedures.
    4. Reconciled monthly purchase card billing statements, certified receipt material/services, and identified lines of account to be debited upon payment.
    5. Worked with vendors and procurement to coordinate purchase order changes and approvals.
    6. Disputed unauthorized or invalid billings, reporting unresolved disputes to the Agency Program Coordinator.
    7. Certified procurement and receipt of materials/services in the NAVFAC Maximo Procurement Module.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Organizational Management


Purchase Agent Resume

Summary : To be a Purchase Agent for your company I have 37 years experience in accounting, bookkeeping, and customer service experience and love working in this field. I am organized, detailed and a dependable person.

Skills : MS Office, Customer Service, Supervising Skills.

Description :

    1. Processed orders by the Federal Procurement Regulations and Policy Handbooks.
    2. Audited time & attendance fire time sheets and reports.
    3. Processed obligation reports monthly, prioritize multiple tasks.
    4. Answered multi-phone system (20-line), take messages, and follow up on calls.
    5. Billed For Collection Officer Distribute mail, in-coming and outgoing, FedEx Mail, UPS Delivery distribution.
    6. Routed Regional, Supervisor and other district mail on a daily basis.
    7. Processed weekly cash sales and deposits.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS

Purchase Agent Resume

Headline : Purchase Agent have more than 5 years of experience within purchasing and sales in the Construction industry. He holds a Master's of Business Administration with a concentration in Management from Nova Southeaster University. Thanks to his experience in the industry through successfully overseeing all phases of multimillion-dollar development and building construction projects for government and private sector clients in Latin America, Giancarlo leads the purchase operation of Miami Suppliers.

Skills : New Business Development, Web Development, Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator, Bilingual, Microsoft Office, Purchasing, Negotiation, Research, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Forecasted and developed efficient purchasing strategies based in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) strategy.
    2. Maximized profits while negotiating terms and prices with suppliers with an average of 10% increase in revenues from products sold.
    3. Developed alliances with key suppliers.
    4. Analyzed offers and suppliers' recommendations.
    5. Negotiated with domestic and international freight forwarders.
    6. Developed cost efficient logistic plans with an average of 15% savings.
    7. Filled and recorded import and export documentation.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MBA In Management

Purchase Agent Resume

Objective : To pursue a professional career in architectural design utilizing knowledge gained through present education and work experience which allows me to possess many diversified talents to benefit the employers' needs.

Skills : Powerpoint, Outlook, Bilingual - Spanish, Quickbooks, SAP Software.

Description :

    1. Prepared purchase orders POs for a wide variety of prosthetic and orthotic devices, artificial limbs, medical supplies, and home medical equipment and repairs.
    2. Reconciled all invoices for certification of payment by reviewing veteran records against charges made to their purchase card to ensure accurate costs are being charged for services and items.
    3. Maintained accurate accounting of all purchasing transactions; ensuring payments to vendors are made in a timely manner through effective management of the most current age list.
    4. Utilized the Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS) graphic user interface (GUI) to create consults (for Prosthetics only) when an order for repairs or requests for an evaluation by Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services (PMRS) is required.
    5. Responsible for generating consults, which include all pertinent data are researched and used in accordance with VAMC consult requirements, in many instances, they are also responsible for training Veterans in the use of these prosthetic devices.
    6. Advised veterans, family members, or other representatives of how to obtain repairs.
    7. Coordinated order deliveries.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS In Health Administration

Purchase Agent Resume

Headline : Over ten years of professional experience in the areas of Finance and Administration Solutions-focused, versatile management professional with a strong work ethic, professional demeanor and great initiative, offering a comprehensive background Supporting U.S. military operations in roles of increasing responsibility during an 11-year career in the U.

Skills : Bloomberg, Training Skills.

Description :

    1. Executed the ordering process and accounting for food items and supplies necessary to sustain galley operations and inpatient feeding operations.
    2. Placed orders weekly conducing initial strategy and planning phase for supplies and continuing through contract negotiation, award, administration, termination and closeout, -Procured special equipment on 25 occasions executing research on equipment options, negotiating final purchase price, addressing tax exemption requirements.
    3. Managed financial documents and purchases associated with utilization of government funds.
    4. Served as the Command Financial Specialist at the Medical Center - Appointed as the Defense Travel Administrator (DTA).
    5. Reviewed the Central Bill Account (CBA), resolved all matched and unmatched transactions, and certified each invoice for payment.
    6. Conducted over 50 financial counseling sessions for service members -Collect data, analyze, and respond to complex issues pertaining to pay, travel, and allowances.
    7. Identified, evaluated, and recommended in-depth alternatives with impact analysis to upper management.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS In Forensic Science

Purchase Agent Resume

Summary : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Purchase Agent professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Ceramic Tile CSR, Purchaser, Logistics Coordinator.

Description :

    1. Purchased tile, stone and sundries.
    2. Assisted customer selection of goods.
    3. Balanced petty cash, composing bank deposits.
    4. Used Manage procurement of displays, maintain relationship with distributors for placement of displays.
    5. Liaisoned with Defense Financial and Accounting Services (DFAS) to resolve issues regarding individual pay and allowances.
    6. Revised, implemented, and provided various professional training programs to junior and senior staff in the areas of Administration and Finance.
    7. Verified concordance between items ordered and receipt.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED

Purchase Agent Resume

Summary : Ability to work effectively as part of a team works well unsupervised and accepts supervision. Able to multi-task and understands new processes quickly. Provides excellent customer service.

Skills : Excel, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Shipped, Received of products checking quality and quantity against manifest.
    2. Communicated with Management staff and location staff on scheduling, deliveries.
    3. Computerized Inventory.
    4. Trained staff on equipment usage certifying employees on forklifts and Raymond equipment.
    5. Provided a full range of procurement support functions such as; administrative support, market research, system administration, acquisition and financial database input, file room management, and supply management.
    6. Assisted the Regional Contracting Department (WESTPAC Division) in closing out FY 15 by purchasing supplies and services utilizing the simplified acquisition procedures (SAP) and commercial procedures up to the simplified acquisition threshold (SAT) through the standard procurement system.
    7. Kept information accessible by sorting and filing documents.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS In Accounting And Business

Purchase Agent Resume

Headline : Trustworthy and reliable. Known as a problem-solver who learns new skills quickly and is willing to assume additional responsibilities. Reputation as a detail-oriented individual with a strong numerical aptitude who is outcome-driven. Excellent communication skills, interpersonal, verbal, and written.

Skills : Coordinating Skills, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Purchased products for the best price possible.
    2. Loved the sales and customer contact.
    3. Provided purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
    4. Updated job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
    5. Prepared purchase orders, solicit bid proposals and review requisitions for goods and services.
    6. Coordinated activities involved with procuring goods and services, such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, and advertising, for establishment.
    7. Confered with vendors to obtain product or service information, such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
    8. Estimated values according to knowledge of market price.
    9. Maintained manual or computerized procurement records, such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Purchase Agent Resume

Summary : Have twenty-one years of diversified experience both within the US and internationally. Possess strong management, analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills, and demonstrate a detail-oriented approach to business planning and management that has driven success in my various roles.

Skills : Detail-Oriented, MS office.

Description :

    1. Purchased all materials and equipment that is used on a daily basis.
    2. Shipped, received, stocked, and loaded inventory.
    3. Operated company trucks and forklifts.
    4. Forklift certified.
    5. Completed daily logs.
    6. Cleaned and maintained work areas.
    7. Followed all safety regulations.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In General Business