Purchasing Specialist Resume Samples

Every Organization hires a Purchasing Specialist to handle its purchasing needs. The job description involves acquiring needed supplies and materials; following a stipulated budget and maintaining a record of all transactions. A well-drafted Purchasing Specialist Resume mentions the following duties and tasks – identifying the exact purchasing needs and procuring the supplies after determining the cost and quantity required; recording every transaction both manually and in database system; bidding and choosing the best vendor to place orders, and maintaining vendor contacts to build good business relationship which may result in better service at low price.

Individuals with the following skills are normally preferred for this post – strong persuasion and negotiation skills; experience in managing financial resources; knowledge of system analysis and related outcomes; and experience with programs that are used in purchasing department. Most of the applicants have a degree with a background in economics, procurement or business.

Purchasing Specialist Resume

Objective : Purchasing 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 : Negotiation.

Description :

    1. Performed purchasing activities for equipment, material and services; including, but not limited to securing bids, implementing cost savings strategies, maintaining supplier relationship and performance management.
    2. Sourced and managed orders through to successful completion, for operations, maintenance and capital projects; managed all sourcing activities for major maintenance and plant turnarounds.
    3. Identified significant cost savings opportunities to attain yearly cost reduction targets.
    4. Corresponded with and/or interviewed approved suppliers, negotiated for best prices, specifications and delivery.
    5. Conducted and evaluated bid process, ensuring quality goods and services delivery to avoid disruptions to Plant operations.
    6. Analyzed and evaluated quotes to determine vendor selection; maintained quotations for audits and future reference.
    7. Developed and maintained supplier relationships on an on-going basis.
    8. Tracked and evaluated supplier performance.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MBA In Business Management


Purchasing Specialist II Resume

Objective : Procure military and commercial hardware, components, assemblies, equipment and engineering services while supporting various Department of Defense (DoD) contracts as part of procurement team at Alion Science and Technology. - Engaged suppliers and internal stakeholders in subcontract administration to support commercial space satellite programs at Orbital ATK. - Actively supported production planning and buying, and engineering requirements for various electrical commodities while supporting DoD contracts at Generaynamics Land Systems.

Skills : Oracle ERP, Deltek Costpoint 7.

Description :

    1. Heavy emphasis in production planning and procurement of electrical commodities in support of DoD programs.
    2. Actively assisted multiple engineering projects with the timely procurement of various electrical parts.
    3. Efficiently purchased build-to-print hardware and commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) items per company terms and conditions and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).
    4. Managed the procurement administration of hardware and assemblies from cradle-to-grave to support engineering services, repair orders and manufacturing build schedules while utilizing Oracle ERP software application.
    5. Prepared and maintained compliant CPSR files.
    6. Participated in supplier negotiations, completed price and cost analyses and pursued best value while responsible for the procurement of electrical commodities.
    7. Leveraged the Internet, Dun & Bradstreet and Haystack procurement software for market research.
    8. Daily usage of Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Master Of Business Administration


Senior Purchasing Specialist Resume

Objective : To obtain a senior HR role at an organization in which I will be able to offer versatile office management skills and strategic planning, while also managing multiple priorities and meeting tight deadlines without compromising quality.

Skills : Collective Bargaining, Leadership Development, Manufacturing, Executive Support.

Description :

    1. Created, organized and completed spreadsheets containing order information, sales data and shipment tracking info.
    2. Assisted purchasing department with pricing and lead time verification to order entry and vendor communications.
    3. Managed the Marmo Parts and Service office, a sub-company housed within Exotic's corporate warehouse and offices.
    4. Managed of staff schedules, orders, and accounts (customers and suppliers).
    5. Trained the VP of sales and all other employees on the Prelude order/inventory system.
    6. Accounting functions, including accounts receivables and payables.
    7. Inventory control and purchasing of stock/ non-stock inventory.
    8. Created and organized a new division-wide order follow-up system for the sales department.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BBA

Purchasing Specialist III Resume

Summary : 15+ years of administrative support experience Advanced Microsoft Office Skills Keyboarding, Scheduling and Calendar Management Office Management and Supervision Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Skills : Excel, Purchasing.

Description :

    1. Conducts the purchasing function for Health Care Excel and subsidiaries.
    2. Coordinates purchases made by other designees.
    3. Prepare minority and women-owned reports, as well as subcontracting reports, as specified in each government contract and monitors progress toward goals and requirements.
    4. Responsible for inventory and documentation on all government property, company property, maintenance and repair of property, and coordinates the acquisition of rented equipment and other property.
    5. Responsible for the documentation of all telephone lines.
    6. Maintain and update procedures related to position tasks and perform duties of the Administrative Assistant, as needed.
    7. Recovered over $59,000 in overbilled charges from vendors.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Project Purchasing Specialist Resume

Headline : Performance-driven Purchasing Specialist with strong analytical, written and communication skills. Rapidly acquires and applies new knowledge and skills, and is able to focus on producing quantifiable results. Possess outstanding problem-solving skills; is organized, efficient, with the ability to work with and assist groups, as well as instruct others. Strong inter-personal skills; is also dependable, hardworking, and is a multi-tasked team player.

Skills : Procurement, Coaching, Office Management, Office Administration.

Description :

    1. Negotiate with vendors and supplies to meet companies standards of quality, delivery, and cost.
    2. Manage purchasing items for plant operators and other services.
    3. Implemented direct purchase agreements with new supplies.
    4. Complete special projects, task, and budget accounts for CEO.
    5. Research, prioritize and follow up on multiple national and international requests.
    6. Write formal correspondences on behalf of president.
    7. Assist with the execution of special events by creating, managing budget, and drafting Points, ROS.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Purchasing Specialist Lead Resume

Objective : To actively track and ensure profitability for the company and to satisfy the customer by understanding their expectations and exceeding them.

Skills : Strong Communication, Organizational And Follow Up Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for managing component suppliers and pursuing cost savings for the company.
    2. Focus on reducing cost in the supply-base by working with and establishing good relationships (yearly cost reductions, engineering changes, material changes).
    3. Reducing cost at the manufacturing facilities by working with plant personnel (resistor in igniter).
    4. Work with sales department to determine acceptable bill of materials to make for profitable programs.
    5. Assist with logistical support at the plant level (materials department) Manage supplier open issues on a weekly or bi-weekly basis.
    6. Manage supplier performance on a monthly basis for quality, delivery, cost.
    7. Work with the team to come up with cost reduction ideas and perform return on investment calculations.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Purchasing Specialist Head Resume

Headline : Motivated employee seeking a higher level of responsibilities, with a strong dedication to maintaining an efficient and impactful position. I have excellent multi-tasking skills and am a fast learner.

Skills : Strong communication, organizational and follow up skills. Paying attention to details, Punctuality, time management, anticipating cost saving opportunities and manage by using open issues list.

Description :

    1. Purchase office supplies for over 300 different clinics & the corporate headquarters.
    2. Coding purchase orders to reflect purchases.
    3. Assisted with implementing 3rd party e-Requester software to reduce manual purchase order work and increase productivity.
    4. Purchase coding books, labor law posters, magazines, name tags, furniture, & Lab coats, as well as IT equipment.
    5. Helped open an online ordering system for lab coats and logo items launched and functioning properly.
    6. Special order searches and purchases for anything not covered during my regular daily duties.
    7. Meeting with vendors to negotiate pricing and review quarterly spends and potential areas for savings solutions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Accounting

Purchasing Specialist/Analyst Resume

Headline : Obtain a position and partner with a world class organization utilizing my years of experience providing excellent customer relations as well as promoting the company's brand.

Skills : MS Office, Autocad, Pro/E, Language- Chinese, Sales Management.

Description :

    1. Worked directly Purchasing Manager and the office of the President.
    2. Received, reviewed and processed Purchase Orders and service requests from various departments throughout organization ensuring accuracy and compliance.
    3. Reconciled P.O.'s against invoice providing detailed reports to Purchasing Manager and Accounting.
    4. Maintained alldepartmental procurement, inventory and service records Ensured on time scheduling and delivery of purchased items from local and national suppliers.
    5. Authorized to issue purchase orders up to 2500.00 before management approval.
    6. Evaluated and sourced new suppliers to meet company demands and providing best support at lowest cost.
    7. Developed and implemented company warehouse with new inventory document control systems reducing cost in time and manpower.
    8. Assumed duties as Purchasing Manager when requested and as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business Administration

Purchasing Specialist/Associate Resume

Objective : Driven, passionate, three time Olympian with a zealous attitude to succeed and learn, adept at establishing a shared sense of purpose. Self-motivated and diligent, embraces new experiences and challenges. I possess a wide array of skills, with a background in high school, collegiate and professional athletic training. My administrative skills are in office management and procurement.

Skills : Microsoft Office, SAP, Peoplesoft, Salesforce.Com.

Description :

    1. Development of sourcing strategies which result in global supply base optimization.
    2. Supplier selection which focuses on quality and a sustainable cost structure.
    3. Cost reduction through competitive benchmarking of detailed cost elements.
    4. Analysis of design driven cost variances through project development life-cycle.
    5. Determination of a competitive, reasonable base part price resulting in purchase order.
    6. Establishment of cost standards to reach a consistent, efficient approach to pricing.
    7. Annual price negotiations based on each supplier's manufacturing/service improvements.
    8. Embedding strict quality metrics in sourcing decisions to maintain industry leadership.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.B.A. In Accounting

Inventory And Purchasing Specialist Resume

Summary : Dedicated administrative professional possessing nine years of progressive experience in a business environment which includes a combination of Administrative support, Office Management and Procurement. Highly organized with the ability to quickly prioritize rapidly changing assignments and manage multiple projects to successful resolution. Thrives in a fast-paced environment with proven experience and high energy.

Skills : Lawson, Citrix, Kronos, Excel, PowerPoint, Word.

Description :

    1. Processed purchase orders utilizing QuickBooks and ReQlogic procurement application.
    2. Procurement of IT Hardware, Software and Peripherals.
    3. Reviewed purchase requests and placed orders with approved suppliers.
    4. Prepared monthly purchase order and cost savings reports for Controller.
    5. Managed relationship with large outside vendor; coordinated quarterly meetings; logged customer complaints, communicated with rep regarding any issues/concerns company had with service.
    6. Supported Contracts & Commodity Manager with RFP's: sent out template for potential suppliers, collected proposals and presented to team, communicated with vendors regarding demos, set up demos.
    7. Assisted Contracts & Commodity Manager with administrative functions as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Sociology

Purchasing Specialist Resume

Objective : Motivated, detail-oriented, efficient, and accurate professional offering a strong work ethic with an innate drive to provide exceptional service.

Skills : Sourcing, Accounts Payable, Purchasing, Supplier Management, Management, Negotiation, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Create purchase orders and send to vendors.
    2. Maintain a positive relationship with vendors.
    3. Assist with daily processing of all parts entering the facility.
    4. Follow-up on items past the confirmed due date.
    5. Gain knowledge of the inventory to assist in the quoting process of other vendors.
    6. Keep updated records to ensure all parts ordered are received within timely manner.
    7. Create shortage reports for the management staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Sociology