Purchaser Resume Samples

A Purchase is also known as the buyer or purchasing agent. The job duty of these agents is to analyze, negotiate and make deals. For this purpose, they undertake various duties that are mentioned on the Purchaser Resume – researching, evaluating products on behalf of the company either for the purpose of reselling to customers or to use them for the business operations; deciding what product to buy, doing necessary footwork and research before buying the products, comparing price with competitors and negotiating the best deal.

Even though the type of product to be bought and the duties vary from industry to industry, the needed skills are universally common and include the following – analytical skills to determine the best deal from various vendors, math skills to analyze price, negotiation skills to get the best deal and decision-making skills. For most jobs, a high school diploma may be enough, but larger companies prefer and want a bachelor’s degree in accounting or business.

 

Purchaser Resume example

Purchaser Resume

Objective : To secure a challenging executive management position with a progressive organization that would utilize exceptional interpersonal, communication and business related skills.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint.

Description :

    1. Provided status reports to internal and external stakeholders to encounter logistics need, compliance audit trails and deadlines.
    2. Researched and reviewed best practices to identify contract clauses and solicitation provisions of contract oversight in alignment.
    3. Initiated the bidding process and contracts for vendor performance and compliance in order to secure goods and services.
    4. Constructed purchase orders, contracts, bids, and budgetary expenditures expedites delivery for the purpose of ensuring accurate allocation of funds.
    5. Researched and recommended future purchases, contracts.
    6. Compiles data through source selection for the purpose of analyzing issues, ensuring compliance by maintaining enterprise services.
    7. Prepare solicitations according to Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and GSA eBuy schedule documents.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma


Purchaser II Resume

Headline : Very detail oriented individual who possesses a very positive attitude toward work, as well as life in general. A natural leader who is also comfortable working independently or taking direction as a member of a team.

Skills : Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access.

Description :

    1. Procurement specialist of imported gourmet food, pastry ingredients, and chocolate.
    2. Handled all ocean import transportation relating to the purchase of overseas products.
    3. Skilled professional in communication and negotiations with vendors and suppliers.
    4. Responsible for maintaining the costing of received goods into inventory and compliance in regard to regulated sectors.
    5. Maintained offsite warehouse inventory of frozen perishable items, coordinated daily tasks with warehouse, negotiated freight rates with NVOCC.
    6. Controlling inventory purchases and selling down current inventory we were able to meet specific goals which resulted in a bonus.
    7. Managed specific purchases which led to greater purchasing power with vendors Attended yearly trade shows and related business functions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Purchaser III Resume

Summary : Accomplished and multi-faceted purchaser with over 20 years' expertise in the metal fabrication industry. Proven ability to manage the vendor/ supplier base to reduce lead time and cost.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, People soft, Team Management.

Description :

    1. Compare cost versus the budget of jobs Assist accounting in invoices; problems, credits, or any misc.
    2. Assist in monthly close out Manage daily functions of the warehouse and employees Set up policy and procedures.
    3. Reconcile monthly bank charge statements Set up and Maintain by job filing system Set up and maintain on hand inventory par levels.
    4. Conduct training meeting Assist in Purchasing for other locations remotely as needed Accomplishments Set up and maintain Purchasing.
    5. Purchased Dirt Equipment for Export Purchased Parts for Customers for Export Enter Invoices into QuickBooks Build Vendor Network.
    6. Inventory Control Monitor inventory and project future needs Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection.
    7. Analyze price proposals, financial reports, and other data and information to determine reasonable prices.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Accounting

Purchaser/Representative Resume

Summary : Providing exceptional Administrative Support, Sales Marketing and Customer Service. 1 year experience in education field Multilingual Strong Technical Skills.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Excel, Quick books, Outlook.

Description :

    1. Evaluate and process requisitions, bid solicitations, request for proposals (RFP), request for qualifications (RFQ) and purchase orders.
    2. Advocate in forecasting long-term procurement planning depending on contract, demand, and projects.
    3. Develop alternative sourcing, eliminating material shortages, which has helped decrease unavailability all together.
    4. Provide crisis/damage control at established milestones, handling multiple tasks simultaneously as well as rescheduling appointments.
    5. Create spreadsheets for an invitation for bids (IFB) as well as establish open communication cross-functionally with City departments.
    6. Improve and refine methods and procedures as required as well as work with accounting in resolving invoicing issues.
    7. Define issues and make decisions in support of the goals and objectives of the business unit.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Music

Purchaser/Executive Resume

Headline : Proficient in problem solving, deadline driven Highly skilled in customer service with explicit attention to problem resolution Solid experience communicating with vendors.

Skills : Microsoft Office, SAP, Purchasing, Sales.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the procurement of materials necessary for the daily operation of the company, inventory control and the relationship with the suppliers.
    2. Manage the commercial relationship with vendors including but not limited to requests from vendors, resolve quantity and delivery issues.
    3. Assist in quarterly inventory with various consigned vendors and keep updated spreadsheets for such vendors to determine usage.
    4. Create purchase orders according to plant needs. Support accounts payable with correct and timely information.
    5. Follow reports, visual control, special orders, forecast formulation, sales projections, outsource projects, etc.
    6. Read and understand the information in the reports and act accordingly.
    7. Input and obtain information into accounting system; For example: Create suppliers, create part numbers, update supplier least times.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Purchaser/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : Flexible and confident manager with years of expertise supplying guidance and management in the automotive and customer service field. Seeking job where can bring skills to better improve.

Skills : Microsoft Office, MS-Excel.

Description :

    1. Organize and locate inventory, and operate spreadsheet and word processing software.
    2. Negotiate prices, discount terms and transportation arrangements for merchandise.
    3. Confer with sales and purchasing personnel to obtain information about customer needs and preferences.
    4. Examine, select, order, and purchase at the most favorable price merchandise consistent with quality, quantity, specification requirements.
    5. Monitor and analyze sales records, trends, or economic conditions to anticipate consumer buying patterns and determine what the company.
    6. Monitor competitors' sales activities by following their advertisements in newspapers or other media.
    7. Identify opportunities to buy green commodities, such as alternative energy, water, or carbon-neutral products for resale to consumers.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Purchaser I Resume

Objective : Detail oriented Purchaser, excellent at multitasking and working under pressure. Well-versed in planning and executing multiple inventory purchases present and future.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Customer Service, Receptionist duties.

Description :

    1. Performed all purchasing of instruments, implants, and biologics.
    2. Implemented procedural changes, new methods, and automated systems as an appropriate and purchasing strategy.
    3. Conducted research and evaluated bids to ascertain the best products and costs.
    4. Worked closely with Accounts Payable to ensure vendor payments are appropriate and timely.
    5. Ensured the accurate maintenance of all materials management records, including purchase orders, invoices, packing slips.
    6. Participated in intra-departmental meetings and quality assurance activities.
    7. Compiled and prepared weekly, monthly and quarterly reports relating to purchasing and inventory.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Healthcare Administration

Lead Purchaser Resume

Headline : Extensive experience providing administrative, customer service and operational support, combined with over 10 years of experience working within Supply Chain Management.

Skills : Office Equipment, Account Management, Logistics, Excel.

Description :

    1. Examined and analyzed departmental purchase requisitions and accuracy of information.
    2. Determined method to process requisitions base on dollar amount timeliness requires, existing open contracts.
    3. Identified and selected vendor to procure requisitioned commodities, meeting criteria such as price quantity, quality, and expected delivery dates.
    4. Participated in MRP meetings and acted as a liaison between departments to ensure proper communication with production.
    5. Prepared and implement formal bids; negotiated procurement contracts with vendors.
    6. Worked closely with A/P to immediately resolve issues with account discrepancies.
    7. Coordinated training for suppliers to accomplish business initiatives and compliance.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Psychology

Purchaser/Supervisor Resume

Objective : Over 13 years of experience of experience in Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing, Contracting and Logistics Operations. Experience evaluating vendor quotes and services to determine the most desirable supplier.

Skills : Purchasing, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel.

Description :

    1. Performed bid openings, reviewed bids, and proposals.
    2. Evaluated vendor quotes and services to determine the most desirable supplies Selected products for purchase by testing, observing, or examining items.
    3. Researched and tracked statuses for various purchase orders.
    4. Maintained financial accountability of funding used for various purchase orders.
    5. Ensured purchase orders were closed upon receipt and issued to requesting department Ensured payment of monthly recurring bills.
    6. Amended solicitations to address changes in the requirement, and administer contracts and orders to assure all terms and conditions.
    7. Took corrective action when items were delinquent, the wrong item was received or other problems arose related to the contract/order.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate

Asst. Purchaser Resume

Headline : To work in a position developing and learning new skills, achieving business goals, and earning a role in leadership with teamwork, organization, and dedication.

Skills : Financial Analysis, Forecasting, Banking, Derivatives.

Description :

    1. Created purchase orders of raw materials, packaging materials, maintenance supplies, and other items as needed.
    2. Attended daily production meetings to discuss scheduling and operation.
    3. Sourced raw materials and packaging supplies with new and familiar vendors.
    4. Developed relationships with vendors to discuss and negotiate prices of materials and packaging.
    5. Contact with vendors regarding the status of POs, ship dates, and requested documents necessary for production.
    6. Crystal Reports and Microsoft Office to verify the status of inventory and quantities needed, create POs, and create reports.
    7. Create spreadsheets and reports to forecast usage and cost.
    8. Attended out-of-state conventions to meet new vendors and potential customers.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Space Exploration

Purchaser Resume

Headline : Seeking a company where can use experience and education to help the Company meet and surpass its goals.

Skills : Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Power Point.

Description :

    1. Verify purchase requisitions, comparing items requested to master list; clarifying unclear items; recommending alternatives.
    2. Forwards available inventory items, verifying stock; scheduling delivery.
    3. Prepare purchase orders, verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items.
    4. Obtain purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders.
    5. Verified receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered; resolves shipments in error with suppliers.
    6. Authorizes payment for purchases by forwarding receiving documentation.
    7. Provide purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
G.E.D.