Purchasing Associate Resume Samples

The job task of a Purchasing Associate is to undertake the purchasing responsibilities of the company. The major roles and responsibilities listed on the Purchasing Associate Resume include tasks like – identifying purchasing needs and monitoring stock levels, researching potential vendors, updating internal purchasing database with order details, tracking orders, conducting market research, evaluating vendor’s offer and negotiating price, preparing cost analysis, maintaining updated invoices and contracts; and following up with suppliers to change or confirm orders.

Common requirements anticipated for this role include – in-depth knowledge of supply chain procedures, hands-on experience with purchasing software, knowledge of market research, an advanced level of computing skills mainly in MS Excel, and familiarity with general ledger accounts, accounting cost centers; and purchasing. Most of the employers want at least a degree in Logistics, Business Administration or the related.

Purchasing Associate Resume example

Purchasing Associate Resume

Summary : An extremely dedicated and hard working associate that effectively manages strict deadlines, schedules and repetitive tasks with a positive, can-do attitude. Highlights Excellent managerial techniques.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Oracle Finacial Systems, Tactical sourcing.

Description :

    1. Responsible for backing up the front desk at EDP office including data entry as well as inventory distribution to campuses and the financial aspects.
    2. Contracted agencies for subsidized childcare and includes various duties that facilitate enrollment of students with subsidized childcare.
    3. Negotiated with vendors on merchandise prices and contractual obligations Created and presented proposals Handled all purchasing of supplies for the company.
    4. Responsible for placing orders for all food outlets in Managing inventory regulations to adhere to strict budgetary guidelines.
    5. Data entry Compared vendor invoices with client invoices to assure price equality Phone operator/cashier Processed mail Assisted accounts.
    6. Responsible for communicating with factories, suppliers sales department regarding pricing, inventory and forecast; negotiating with factories.
    7. Trained in the purchasing systems and learned in managing orders Planned and arranged over employee's travels.
    8. Contract with new vendors to increase Profit Margin Reduced Inventory Costs by implementing new processes.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Management


Purchasing Associate III Resume

Summary : Results- Oriented Professional combining manufacturing and purchasing experience with a bachelor's degree concentrated heavily in mechanical engineering along with CAD certification.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Pages, Numbers, Adobe Acrobat.

Description :

    1. Process water meter invoices, maintain a database, and run reports for consumption accuracy.
    2. Analyze and maintain computerized files for Con Edison and Telecommunications accounts.
    3. Maximize the efficiency of purchase requisitions with follow through and record-keeping of budget expense reports.
    4. Prepared tenant improvement/reimbursement allowance and submitted payment documents for signature.
    5. Processed invoices and ensure all invoices and appraisals are paid correctly and on time.
    6. Process Raw Material Requisitions per month Track all Receiving issues Troubleshoot all Shipping/ Receiving Issues.
    7. Implemented tracking sheets and reports Inventory Management-Created, performed, analyzed and implemented solutions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA


Purchasing Associate/Representative Resume

Summary : Seeking a position that leverages operations management studies and allows to work with a team in a professional environment.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel.

Description :

    1. Training of new personnel on a variety of application tools and specific purchasing programs and policies.
    2. Coordinating user access to customer-managed systems. Additionally, providing assistance and initial oversight to new employees.
    3. Implementing quality improvements based on analysis of operational experience and statistics.
    4. Quality improvements have resulted in fewer INE errors and have lowered overall processing costs for our clients.
    5. Managing bidding events and re-directing end-user purchase requests to preferred supplier relationships.
    6. Organized purchase orders between multiple warehouses and communicated orders to each warehouse Located additional suppliers.
    7. Organized and maintained file system of projects in accordance with company guidelines Exposed to meetings relating to planning, negotiations.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Management

Purchasing Associate II Resume

Headline : Detail Oriented Team Player Analytical Results Driven Problem Solver Outstanding Communication Skills Time Management Self Motivated Versatile Solid Work Ethic Dedicated Accountable.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Mapics AS/400.

Description :

    1. Develop and implement policies and procedures relating to Purchasing. Sourcing, purchasing, expediting from requisitions submitted.
    2. Troubleshoot and problem solves purchase receipts and vendor invoicing questions/discrepancies.
    3. Enter packing slips and approve all matching invoices. Maintain purchase orders, receipts, and new vendor files.
    4. Coordinate product return and material transfer, contact vendors for office equipment service.
    5. Maintained external purchasing guidelines Cross-trained in customer service, order processing, and customer relations.
    6. Inventoried and priced all new and incoming samples Managed and maintained relationships with both large and small accounts.
    7. Attended and helped to sell at trunk shows Communicated daily with international factories Created and submitted all Purchase orders.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Purchasing Associate/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : Seasoned, highly analytical, and resourceful candidate offering significant experience in all areas of production scheduling oversight, warehousing, inventory control, product management.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Power point.

Description :

    1. Primary Process requisitions, purchase orders and related documents which can originate from Latin American Countries through the system.
    2. Maintain inventory and follows up to ensure receipt of proper quality, quantity and product codes as requested by the customer.
    3. Record product information and input product information into database Sort, segregate, repack and label products per destination.
    4. Provide information on purchased products and inventory to the Export Division.
    5. Maintain records and files in support of purchasing function and duties.
    6. Perform general organization and clean-up of work areas and product storage areas.
    7. Duties as assigned by Management Secondary Deliver documentation or product samples to local government agencies.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Management

Sr. Purchasing Associate Resume

Summary : Extremely organized with quick problem solving abilities and high attention to detail A resourceful, solution-focused professional with excellent interpersonal and rapport-building skills.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word.

Description :

    1. Essential Functions Purchasing Process purchasing requisition requests for all departments of the company, prepare requisitions when needed.
    2. Provide support for all orders which includes outside and inside communication-related to pricing, availability, transportation and receiving.
    3. Additional areas handled are price negotiating, supplier and shipping decision making, restocking regularly used products.
    4. Created the company procedure, policy, and all related documents to develop a successful process for the company.
    5. Human Resource Administration Provide compliance with government regulations and company human resource policies and practices.
    6. Handle personnel transactions and files adhering to strict confidentially standards.
    7. Administer all company benefits including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability & life insurance, AD&D, 401k and OFLA.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Basic Education

Purchasing Associate/Executive Resume

Headline : Purchase Agent experienced in supplier management with the ability to work independently and to set priorities. Excellent organizational skills, dependable, with a strong work ethics.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Oracle Finacial Systems, Tactical Sourcing.

Description :

    1. Interact with and assist corporate departments and offsite branches to ensure all business strategies are followed.
    2. Timely and accurate management of the good and services receipt process in the JDE ERP.
    3. Work with Master Data Management, GTOC, and offsite branches to set-up new Suppliers in a timely manner.
    4. Gather detailed account information to create requisitions in the purchase to pay process.
    5. Monitor and maintain preferred and negotiated agreements, purchasing, receiving and data management to ensure and evaluate all business processes.
    6. Perform account analysis, account research and verify invoice detail into BottomLine while working closely with AP and upper management.
    7. Reconciling Pcard and office supply purchases against financial statements to ensure the validity of the purchase.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business Administration

Purchasing Associate I Resume

Objective : Focused, disciplined and competitive individual who is goal-driven and welcomes challenges. Highly knowledgeable procurement professional in fixtures, logistics, project management.

Skills : Inventory Management, Purchasing, Procurement, Negotiation.

Description :

    1. Improved vendor relations with vendors around the world while reducing lead time. Saved costs in construction materials.
    2. Collaborated with different departments to successfully build and remodel over 150 retail stores.
    3. Conducted RFQs/Bids and implemented changes in suppliers as necessary to ensure the best pricing possible.
    4. Developed regular procurement schedules and followed up with vendors to ensure continuous and uninterrupted production.
    5. Regulated inventory based on the shelf life of new designs according to changes in fashions and various international locations.
    6. Analyzed architectural floor plans, elevations, and reflected ceiling plans for accuracy and discrepancies.
    7. Managed vendors in the production of fixtures for new store construction projects.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Anthropology

Jr. Purchasing Associate Resume

Objective : Over 20 years of progressive international strategic sourcing, global commodity management, logistics, and consulting experience in high tech manufacturing settings and corporate environments.

Skills : Forklift Operator, MS-Office.

Description :

    1. Responsible for purchasing and planning a wide variety of raw materials: Printed Circuit Boards, CRT's, computer terminals.
    2. Led negotiations, evaluated supplier cost savings, and implemented new contracts into the Baan system for the local site.
    3. Supported engineering, R&D, accounts payable and receiving in resolving material and financial issues with global suppliers.
    4. Executed tactical implementation of strategic plans by supporting corporate procurements key strategic projects.
    5. Coordinated the outsourcing of products and production lines.
    6. Responsible for scheduling/coordinating meetings. Prepared presentations to be viewed by upper management.
    7. Prepared meeting agendas and recorded meeting minutes. Calendar organization for department Director.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Supply Chain Management

Purchasing Associate/Supervisor Resume

Objective : To bring company enthusiasm, dedication, responsibility, and great work ethic, combined with a desire to utilize skills obtained through experience.

Skills : Shift Leader, Administrative Assistant.

Description :

    1. Prepare purchase orders and send copies to suppliers and to departments originating requests.
    2. Respond to customer and supplier inquiries about order status, changes, or cancellations.
    3. Contact suppliers in order to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and other problems.
    4. Compare prices, specifications, and delivery dates in order to determine the best bid among potential suppliers.
    5. Check shipments when they arrive to ensure that orders have been filled correctly and that goods meet specifications.
    6. Organized and tracked all purchase orders Contacted suppliers to settle on price Reorganized reorder system to facilitate the flow of parts.
    7. Maintained and processed payments for purchase orders, vendor tooling, and 4-Site receivables.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BSN

Purchasing Associate/Technician Resume

Summary : To obtain a position as a Paralegal/Legal Assistant utilizing education, experience, skills, knowledge, and proven confidentiality and loyalty.

Skills : Legal Education, MS-Excel.

Description :

    1. Respond to hot part shortage requests by searching for stock and requesting quotes from suppliers.
    2. Posted acknowledgment after reviewing supplier response following receipt of PO Changes.
    3. Communicated effectively with internal and external customers to provide the necessary information.
    4. Created and maintained spreadsheets detailing parts, suppliers, manufacturing information, and due dates.
    5. Requested and entered dates and tracking information into JDE, WMS, and Shortage Spreadsheets.
    6. Supplied competitive pricing and product information in response to Government requests.
    7. Created and maintained product database of cost, availability and technical specifications compiled through vendor interaction.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate

Purchasing Associate Resume

Summary : To bring company enthusiasm, dedication, responsibility, and great work ethic, combined with a desire to utilize skills obtained through experience.

Skills : Communication Skills, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Worked as the company purchasing agent, purchasing the company's tools and supplies, anywhere from bolts to office supplies.
    2. Handled all the inventory, keep a record of all the bolts, drill bits, and any tools used in the factory.
    3. Helped with payroll and did all the invoicing along with other office work.
    4. Worked with the employees on getting them the tools they needed but also talked to the suppliers, quoting items to get the best price with the best quality.
    5. Performed and completed all these tasks with excellent customer service, keeping the factory employees happy along with the suppliers.
    6. Quality improvements have resulted in fewer INE errors and have lowered overall processing costs for our clients.
    7. Managing bidding events and re-directing end-user purchase requests to preferred supplier relationships.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Social Work