Purchasing Director Resume Samples

Purchasing directors perform various duties pertaining to the purchasing department of the company. The supply chain or procurement or purchasing process of a company is solely dependent on how good the purchasing director is able to perform its capabilities. The essential job duties listed in Purchasing Director Resume include – identifying affordable supplies, tracking inventory and placing orders, establishing cost budgets, selecting and negotiating vendors, devising fruitful procurement strategies, finalizing purchase details, negotiating with suppliers and performing risk management analysis.

Education requirement depends upon the type of company and employer, but most of the eligible resumes depict either a Bachelor’s degree or an associate’s or Master’s degree in economics, supply chain management or mathematics. Along with the required educational background, certain skills also determine the eligibility criteria to get into this post. Such skills include negotiation and collaboration skills; knowledge of sourcing techniques, talent in networking, good knowledge of third-party management software and collecting data expertise.

Purchasing Director Resume example

Purchasing Director Resume

Summary : Procurement and Supply Management professional with more than 20 years of operational experience in Finance, Telecommunications, Marketing and design.

Skills : RFP, Bid Analysis, Cost Savings And Avoidance Supply.

Description :

    1. Managed the strategic development of the Marketing and Operations Purchasing teams within North America.
    2. Provided a full-service proposition within North America ensuring that business specifications are met at optimal cost.
    3. Establishment and maintenance of contract, asset and vendor management policies and procedures for all third-party service providers.
    4. Ensure contact with applicable legal department is maintained to ensure compliance with contractual language standards.
    5. Ensure appropriate vendor and contract management policies and procedures are followed and comply with regulatory audit requirements. 
    6. Implemented sustainable category management strategies for marketing and operational services in the US in order to reduce waste and carbon footprint.
    7. Recruited, developed, motivated and retained a centralized, professional, best-in-class procurement function across multiple sites and business lines.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Graphic Design


Purchasing Director I Resume

Objective : Over thirteen years of experience in consulting, facilitation, information technology and management. Nine years of experience in Personnel matters, Budgets, Business, Policy, Strategic Planning Process.

Skills : Purchasing, Procurement.

Description :

    1. Conducted research and gather information about the Company's internal Management Systems, Sales, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable.
    2. Established and implemented practices and guidelines necessary to develop, direct, implement, and to administer all of the Company's purchasing needs.
    3. Determined the Company's component and materials requirements necessary to meet the Company's production schedule and demands.
    4. Guided financial decisions by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances and results in measurements.
    5. Provided feedback on department performance measures, goals, and objectives by gathering pertinent business, financial, service.
    6. Developed the budget for the Department of Purchasing and performed budget analysis by implementing the organization's budget process system.
    7. Provided guidance and recommendations to management in the development and completion of their budgets.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS


Purchasing Director II Resume

Headline : Working as a purchasing specialist in the Office Supply Industry for 17 years. Have been involved in all areas of procurement, such as Food & Beverage, cut size paper and janitorial products.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Jd Edwards.

Description :

    1. Supported the logistics and material efforts related to a ZTE network upgrade project in Copper Valley, AK.
    2. Created RFPs, negotiated contract details and issued purchase orders using Deltek / Costpoint.
    3. Revised corporate cellular and PC broadband card plans for a monthly cost reduction. Maintained procurement procedures and documentation processes.
    4. Participated in the ISO 9001 yearly audit in which purchasing was noted to be fully compliant.
    5. Promoted to Purchasing Director in Responsible for maintaining inventory for production and finished goods.
    6. Assistant Purchasing Director Maintained drivetrain inventory for three satellite locations Claims processing and parts returns to Ford Motor Company.
    7. Organized and managed complex core claim accounts totaling over a million dollars Handled accounts receivable, invoicing issues.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Psychology

Purchasing Director I Resume

Objective : Accounting professional team player, seeking a challenging part time position in book keeping / accounting while supporting a quality organization in optimizing performance.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite Including: Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

Description :

    1. Performed full monthly F&B Inventories including Linen, Silverware, Glassware, and China and purchase these items according to budget and forecast.
    2. Implemented new receiving procedures to ensure all departments have approved purchase orders that have been properly recorded in the checkbook.
    3. Eliminated double ordering and decreased the purchases by during a two-month trial period by centralizing all F&B orders and creating new food requisitions.
    4. Created new beverage requisitions establishing a system to track consumption on a per-event basis which leads to more accurate forecasting.
    5. Improved food cost year to date, saving an estimated per year, by doing a comparative analysis of current brand options.
    6. Improved beverage cost year to date by switching bottle size and type of soft drink products with the current vendors.
    7. Centralized orders for all logo paper products in the hotel decreasing the printing and stationery expenses.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Purchasing Director/Representative Resume

Summary : Purchasing management Professional, fully bilingual with more than 15 yrs of experience directing purchasing and Warehousing operations including working with Perishable and non perishable frozen.

Skills : Microsoft Office products, Fixed Asset Management, Purchasing.

Description :

    1. Directed procurement and logistics of promotional and marketing materials, uniforms, paper and cleaning supplies, capital equipment, and furniture.
    2. Responsible for the effective administration of $45 million purchasing budget; sourcing and qualification of suppliers evaluating cost, quality of goods.
    3. Negotiated purchase and transportation contracts; oversaw logistics for the receipt of containers and design of routing schedules.
    4. Reviewed and processed claims against suppliers; developed/implemented strategic plans to maximize supplier relations.
    5. Charge of Cost analysis report for remodeling and new Burger King restaurants. Authorized final contracts for new Major, Minor equipment and Decorations.
    6. Responsible for all procurement activities for a mid-size construction company in Baton Rouge, La.
    7. Purchasing Buying of Automotive Paint and Body Supplies, OEM and Aftermarket Car Parts, Automotive Electronics, and mechanical equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MBA

Purchasing Director/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : Over 10 years of international experience, with proven ability in all aspects of operations, purchasing, inventory and cost control, managing and maintaining vendor and customer relations.

Skills : Expert in Reading, Writing, And Verbal Communication.

Description :

    1. Responsible for locating products and parts for the company.
    2. Conduct business negotiations with a supplier, which includes pricing, delivery cycle, internal/external QC procedures, etc.
    3. Inspect, track and monitor product production and follow up with the QC department.
    4. Supplier factory inspection, assess and approve new suppliers. Consult with clients on short, mid and long term goals.
    5. Ensure proper flow and adequacy of parts for production, inventory level control and turn around.
    6. Reduced the Bill of Material Cost for clients by finding new suppliers and/or replacement material.
    7. Developed a consolidation program to increase the customer's buying power Negotiated with suppliers for better payment terms.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BEconomics

Sr. Purchasing Director Resume

Summary : A procurement, supply chain and purchasing professional with more than thirty years of experience in both the private and public sectors, seeking a position to strengthen procurement systems.

Skills : Pharmacology, Management, Business Analysis, Accounts Payable.

Description :

    1. Directed daily procurement activities for three professional staff and one administrative staff.
    2. Authored and implemented CRS purchasing terms and conditions.
    3. Negotiated cost savings on negotiable items at an average savings of expenditures.
    4. Managed start-up of procurement units in resource-poor environments.
    5. Authored and implemented purchasing forms including purchase orders, contracts, bid forms, bid review forms.
    6. Directed the Power Generation Business Unit purchasing, SQI, BB, FE and NPD sourcing team of direct reports.
    7. Transformed the team by restructuring to drive a strategic supplier focus and a strong metrics-driven performance culture.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Business Law

Purchasing Director/Supervisor Resume

Headline : Experienced Business Professional with Master's degree in Management. Strong analytical and strategic background in achieving optimal results for budgets, bottom-line profitability, and organizational goal achievement.

Skills : Supply Chain Management, Inventory Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the strategic direction and leadership associated with the implementation and execution of a corporate-wide Supplier Diversity Program.
    2. Developed & utilized a qualified diverse minority & women supplier base reflecting the growing diverse marketplace in the AT&T market place.
    3. Provide leadership, expertise, guidance, and support to AT&T Strategic Sourcing Teams, Business Units, and Corporate organizations.
    4. Managed staff of 5 professionals and reported to the Vice President, Procurement Services with a corporate.
    5. Achieved an increased in MWBE expenditures in the first year of implemented and executed programs.
    6. Initiated "Change Agent" concepts corporate-wide while reengineering business processes to achieve corporate diversity spend goals.
    7. Implemented risk-taking activities for an organization with strong expectations of attitude and process changes.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Finance

Purchasing Director III Resume

Summary : Experienced Business Professional with Master's degree in Management. Strong analytical and strategic background in achieving optimal results for budgets, bottom-line profitability.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Jd Edwards.

Description :

    1. Participates in global and cross-functional teams for engineering, sourcing, and quality.
    2. Maintains accountability for strategic initiatives and contract negotiations to secure all needed commodities, new technologies, and services.
    3. Manages associates in the areas of planning/buying, systems management (JDE), stockroom, and mailroom operations.
    4. Hires, trains, cross-trains, delegates work, disciplines, and conducts performance evaluations for associates.
    5. Negotiates supply agreements for resin purchases of 50 million pounds through contract purchases and spot-buy opportunities.
    6. Secured in positive PPV for 2008 despite instability and commodity increases through reprocessed and alternative material options.
    7. Elected to troubleshoot and assist in opening new locations through recruiting quality candidates and setting up the restaurant.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Management

Lead Purchasing Director Resume

Summary : Over 15 years of supply chain/purchasing experience with proven ability in project management, buying, negotiating contracts/vendor pricing, inventory management, corporate sourcing.

Skills : Purchasing, Management.

Description :

    1. Develop and maintain procedures and documentation for the purchase requisition and procurement process to ensure compliance with company financial limit authorizations and policies.
    2. Execute requisitions, purchase orders and releases on a daily basis.
    3. Assist in the development of contractual agreements. Sign off on returns when necessary and ensure proper credits are received
    4. Ensure supplier agreements are renewed on a timely basis and maintain compliance with PO terms and agreements.
    5. Understand changing market dynamics, trends for key commodities and assist in developing sourcing strategies.
    6. Lead an effective sourcing process for requirements, gathering knowledge of respective industries.
    7. Identifying potential suppliers and their capabilities and qualifying those to be added to the Approved Supplier list without compromising quality.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Business Management

Purchasing Director Resume

Objective : Service-minded employee offering an 17-year track record of success with current employer. Resourceful, detail-oriented and organized. Excellent communicator and project manager.

Skills : Purchasing, Decisions, Contract, Negotiations, Inventory Control.

Description :

    1. Assure accurate completion and promptly returns incomplete or illegible requisitions to the originator.
    2. Reviews requests for sole-sourcing or sole brand and ensures that adequate justification has been provided.
    3. Ensures specifications and statements of work are thoroughly reviewed to eliminate unnecessary restrictions and ambiguities.
    4. Initiates corrections, cancellations and reissues purchase orders when discrepancies are discovered in pricing and specs related to purchasing orders.
    5. Correctly maintains documents in bid files including original requirements, RFQ, a record of all bids received, tab sheet, award criteria, and award document.
    6. Files purchase orders in holding files until invoices are received from vendors.
    7. Audits all billing related to procurement, checking invoice against a purchase order.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Purchasing Director Resume

Headline : Seeking a position where might best contribute the extensive management, purchasing, customer service and training skills accrued from over thirty years of experience.

Skills : Bookkeeping, Customer Service, Employee Training.

Description :

    1. Evaluated and approved new items for all departments.
    2. Conducted regularly scheduled meetings with all staff involved with day-to-day promotional merchandising operations.
    3. Maintained monthly calendar to ensure consistency and compliance.
    4. Communicated merchandising plans and/or pricing information to the Marketing Department to assist in creation.
    5. Assisted Department Managers in creating monthly display plans, along with planogram mapping.
    6. Verified and submitted monthly order "commitments" through the LBMX website.
    7. Performed routine shelf management functions, ranging from "cutting in" new or removing discontinued individual items.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Liberal Arts