Senior Buyer Planner Resume Samples

Senior Buyer Planner is accountable for negotiating long-term and short-term transactions with vendors. The roles and responsibilities listed on the Senior Buyer Planner Resume depict the following – planning and incorporating purchasing plans, collecting and gathering data of potential suppliers, scheduling shipping times and managing freight travel requirements, dispersing information about sales and purchase to production and sales team, negotiating price details for product/service and inspecting deliveries. Other duties include resolving billing and shipping problems, providing information to suppliers, ensuring timely delivery of orders, and handling quality issues.

Senior Buyer Planner should have strong organizational skills, they should be well-versed with business ethics, have PC literacy, be willing to travel to various places as far as the job demands and show sound knowledge of rules and regulations governing purchases. Employers want a four-year degree in a related field and a few years of work experience preferably in an internal purchasing environment.

Senior Buyer Planner Resume example

Senior Buyer Planner Resume

Headline : An experienced Senior Purchasing Professional with a record of enhancing company financial and operational success. Excellent internal and external customer service skills, able to identify and resolve problems accurately, promptly, and tactfully in a timely manner while meeting challenging deadlines and delivering on goals.

Skills : SAP, IFS, Supply Chain, Materials Management, New Products Introduction, Crossfunctional Team.

Description :

    1. Supported ISO 9001 manufacturing procurement, operations, warehouse, logistics, engineering, and production planning through demand-driven MRP and Theory of Constraints.
    2. Instituted process change regarding contract flow-downs and material certifications saving company upwards of $2000 per day by tracking and recording in a spreadsheet unnecessary ISO certified part sales.
    3. Performed price and cost analysis while adhering to and interfacing with FAR, DFAR, and supplier contracts to ensure the highest level of policies and procedures.
    4. Created cross reference parts list saving AGM time/money.
    5. Demonstrated thorough and successful working relationships with suppliers - monitoring their level of service and the quality of products received.
    6. Ensured that inventory levels are in step with production requirements.
    7. Processed work orders, release sales orders from buyer's workbench and set-up routing, discern materials, and process certifications with slowdowns.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts


Junior/Senior Buyer Planner Resume

Summary : Senior Buyer Planner creates, reviews and maintains valid plans of material and manages the supply base in order to meet customer demand.

Skills : Procurement, Inventory Management, Supply Chain.

Description :

    1. Responsible for implementing cost improvement initiatives on cables and wiring harnesses, while managing timely product deliveries to support production schedules.
    2. Negotiated pricing with current suppliers or resourced wiring harnesses to new suppliers, taking into account additional costs such as CFAT, PPAP and tooling charges.
    3. Achieved price reductions of $60,000 (8%) on a $740,000 purchase.
    4. Awarded business to suppliers that provided the lowest overall cost.
    5. Achieved cost savings of $269,000 (14%) on a $1,870,000 purchase.
    6. Created price analyses, bid summaries, and source justifications to generate fully auditable purchase order packages.
    7. Monitored scheduled product deliveries closely, compare them to production requirements, communicate findings and work with suppliers to avoid production line disruptions.
    8. Managed supplier relations to promote win-win outcomes.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Manufacturing Management


Senior Buyer Planner III Resume

Summary : Procurement professional with progressive experience in coordinating and improving material planning and asset management processes while leveraging cost-saving initiatives. Talented skills in relationship management, customer service, and effective communication.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Office, Jd Edwards, Oracle, ISO Auditor.

Description :

    1. Maintained raw material flow in order to meet scheduled production through the use of Material Requirements Planning (MRP).
    2. Provided ongoing information to the scheduler regarding the status of material supply.
    3. Worked to improve purchasing methods by ordering material in large quantities in an effort to maximize cost savings.
    4. Expedited late/urgently needed orders Fostered close working relationships with other departments (e.g.Engineering, Production and Scheduling) as needed.
    5. Researched and submitted competitive price quotes to the pricing managers.
    6. Developed and maintained positive relationships with external vendors.
    7. Developed and maintained communication channels between various departments and the supply chain to maintain the flow of materials to support the customer.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Master Of Business

Senior Buyer Planner II Resume

Headline : Dynamic purchasing professional with more than 15 years of progressive medical device and electrical manufacturing industry experience. Proven ability to enhance value and strength in the supply chain by building strong collaborative relationships internally and externally, delivering increased revenues, cost savings, and decreased lead times.

Skills : Planning, Auditing, Contract Negotiation, Supplier Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for leading the SIOP process for the assembly area.
    2. Responsible for scheduling production materials to ensure final product delivery while minimizing inventory, handling, and logistics costs.
    3. Implemented a strategic planning process that resulted in a lower inventory of finished goods with a delivery performance improvement of 3%.
    4. Reconciled all issues regarding inventory and delivery with vendors as required to ensure all expectations are met.
    5. Created training manuals and tools to standardize methodologies, developed commodity strategy.
    6. Managed inventory, contracts, and blanket orders to obtain optimum pricing and facilitate the downstream purchasing.
    7. Arranged meetings with the supplier management to understand and discuss the aspects of business and to develop effective relationships Publish updates to supplier quality management team and supplier's performance.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certification In Test

Senior Buyer Planner I Resume

Objective : Supply Chain Professional with twenty two years of experience in purchasing and planning. Held purchasing positions in manufacturing and distribution settings in the following industries: Medical Electronics, Beverage and Automotive Parts.

Skills : Supply Chain, Purchasing, Materials Planning, Team Building, SAP , Replenishment.

Description :

    1. Purchased components to meet production requirements utilizing SAP R/3.
    2. Negotiated price, delivery, and payment terms with domestic and international vendors.
    3. Negotiated Annual Blanket Purchase Orders and KANBAN agreements.
    4. Activated participant in cross functional team projects related to cost reduction, vendor consolidation and sourcing new products.
    5. Purchased Sheet-metal components, Machined parts, Injection molded plastics, printed circuit boards, wiring harness assemblies, die cut gaskets, fasteners, packaging, labels, manuals.
    6. Supported difficult customer situations, ability to resolve complex supplier situations.
    7. Coordinated all aspects of the supply chain escalation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Logistics

Asst. Senior Buyer Planner Resume

Headline : Provides input to management, reschedules, and/or interfaces with planner buyers, marketing, sales, production, and engineering managers to reschedule in case of design changes, material shortages, backlogs changes, and other potential schedule interruptions.

Skills : Supply Management, Warehouse lead, Buyer.

Description :

  • Analyzes inventories to maintain the lowest possible inventory level while still meeting customer order requirements.
  • Establishes production schedules for finished goods parts within material constraints.
  • Prepares job orders and documentation folders to meet MPS in quantity and timing.
  • Works directly with Planner/Buyers for order priorities and expedites.
  • Checks material availability of all components prior to order confirmation.
  • Communicates scheduling issues and advises an effective party.
  • Interfaces with manufacturing personnel, the purchasing department, and supervisors on material status and production planning issues.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Logistics

Lead/Senior Buyer Planner Resume

Headline : Create assortment plans that support the financial plans and reconcile the Buyers merchandise plans, while making adjustments based on store performance and reforecasting.

Skills : Warehouse supervisor, Logistics, Planner.

Description :

  • Assisted the cycle count team to ensure inventory accuracy.
  • Responsible for all job closing from manufacturing and filling of shortages.
  • Supported all month-end activities related to the above duties.
  • Analyzed sales order releases with respect to capacity planning and material requirements.
  • Ensured shipping dates are on schedule.
  • Ensured materials and outside resources are available for assigned projects.
  • Coordinated production plans to ensure materials are provided according to schedules.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Logistics

Senior Buyer Planner Resume

Headline : Buyers with market trip plan data to include dollars and units as it relates to forecast, receipt plan and store needs, will need to analyze weekly sales; generating reports and taking action as needed to meet and improve financial objectives.

Skills : Marketing, Planner, Buyer.

Description :

  • Responsible for targeted suppliers with responsibility for understanding customer requirements and collaborating with sources to secure the necessary material needed per manufacturing replenishment plans.
  • Familiars with a variety of purchasing concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Participates in collaboration meetings with suppliers to review and identify opportunities to improve overall key performance metrics.
  • Analyzes purchasing and manufacturing cost data to identify potential cost reduction opportunities.
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Collaborates with suppliers to meet short-dated schedules as needed.
  • Responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment, and/or services from suppliers.
  • Manages financial and risk mitigation. Calculate Total Cost of Ownership. Drive cost savings through low-cost country sourcing, supplier rationalization, value engineering, and continuous improvement.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Logistics Management

Asst. Senior Buyer Planner Resume

Headline : Senior Buyer Planner develop appropriate infrastructure to support efficient supply chain operations.

Skills : Logistics, Planner, Buyer, Warehouse Operator.

Description :

  • Analyzed sales order releases with respect to capacity planning and material requirements.
  • Managed inventory, levels, schedules, and availability of selected items, either manufactured or purchased, to meet production schedules.
  • Reviewed work-in-process material sweeps from the production floor.
  • Interfaced with manufacturing personnel, the purchasing department, and supervisors on materials status and production planning issues.
  • Assisted in conducting semi-annual inventories.
  • Helped develop and reinforce proper inventory practices.
  • Managed and maintained Kanban, order, and manifest acknowledgments in ERP to ensure timely receipt of materials versus projected usage.
  • Assisted in cost savings initiatives and supplier rationalization.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Senior Buyer Planner Resume

Headline : Senior Buyer Planner position is responsible for the planning, expediting, and replenishment of assigned finished good products, produced in-house or externally, to maintain target stocking levels and support on-time shipments to customers.

Skills : Lead Warehouse, Logistics Manager, Supply Planner.

Description :

  • Reviewed purchase orders monthly for allocation parameters, store opportunities, merchandising direction, and shipment details.
  • Participated in corporate business strategy presentations in regard to financial planning, seasonal programs, and BOEC updates.
  • Responsible for utilizing systems and tools to most effectively execute Allocation Strategies by developing and building best practices for the Location Planning process.
  • Ensured consistent and timely flow of communication with all business partners.
  • Developed critical partnerships to maximize profit and drive business with store teams: Regional Directors, District Managers, and Store Managers. Travel to markets to assess and take action to maximize sales and profit.
  • Planned and monitored new and remodeled stores with the partnership of the New Store Senior Planner. Execute plan by managing sales and inventory to receipt flow and reacting to needs on a weekly basis in conjunction with the Buyer.
  • Determined store clusters and eligibility based on product performance results and analysis.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Logistics