Senior Purchasing Manager Resume Samples

As a Senior Purchasing Manager, the person will be responsible for sourcing goods, services, equipment, and managing vendors simultaneously. A successful Purchasing Manager Resume indicates the following duties and tasks – developing, leading and executing purchasing strategies; tracking and reporting key functional metrics to reduce expenses; crafting negotiation strategies, closing deals; partnering with stakeholders, forecasting price and market trends; performing cost and scenario analysis; assessing and mitigating risks; seeking and partnering with vendors and suppliers; determining quantity and timing of deliveries, and monitoring the level of demand.

Those seeking to make a career in this line should mention on the resume the following skills – familiarity with sourcing and vendor management, interest in market dynamics, a knack for networking and negotiation; working experience of vendor management software; the ability to gather and analyze data, strong judgment, and decision-making skills. A degree in supply chain management or logistics is commonplace among job applicants.

 

Senior Purchasing Manager Resume example

Senior Purchasing Manager Resume

Summary : Experienced Professional with over 25 Years in Sales & Marketing, Purchasing and Inventory, in field of Construction, Oil & Gas, Refineries and Industries. Strong techno-commercial experience with comprehensive knowledge of project costing, managing sales and after sales of engineering products and turnkey projects.

Skills : Sales Management, Purchasing, Inventory Management, Administration.

Description :

    1. Possessed a track record of achievements and a proven ability to manage the vendor/supplier base to reduce lead time and cost where ever possible.
    2. Able to use initiative to develop effective solutions to supply chain problems, whilst having an active and dynamic approach to work and getting things done efficiently.
    3. Controlled the purchase and supply of all procured items & services.
    4. Negotiated price and terms of products with suppliers.
    5. Managed, developed & improved the purchasing team.
    6. Established terms, pricing, quality requirements, delivery, and contracts.
    7. Adhered to all company policies with particular regard to accounting procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Commerce


Junior/Senior Purchasing Manager Resume

Summary : Obtain a position where can utilize technical and interpersonal skills, while contributing to the growth of career and this company.

Skills : ERP/MRP systems: QAD, NPD systems: Horizon, Business Objects.

Description :

    1. Responsible for purchasing all products needed to operate the club restaurant, charter level bars, and satellite stations at the AT&T Center.
    2. Managed a staff of three and assumed responsibility for both food and beverage budgets.
    3. Negotiated all service agreements and contracts with vendors.
    4. Built purchase orders to ensure correct pricing and quantities of the product prior to receiving while developing staff to ensure quality.
    5. Developed and sustained good vendor relations within approved suppliers.
    6. Kept delivery frequency down by establishing a schedule that held all departments to strict ordering windows.
    7. Controlled direct and indirect expenses relating to the property while ensuring that quality and service expectations were met.
    8. Remained consistent with corporate purchasing to benefit national accounts.
    9. Developed procedures to accurately forecast period end financials.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelors Of Science


Senior Purchasing Manager III Resume

Summary : To find a challenging and long-term Senior Purchasing Manager position with a growing company. Seven years industrial experience in projects management, analyzing, planning and optimizing work processing, logistics, supply chain operations, warehouse layouts, and merchandise/material flow.

Skills : Materials Management, Inventory Management, Microsoft Office, Project Management, Analytical, Organizational, Microsoft Access.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the development and implementation of marketing plans, branding, and all purchasing of 63 categories in all 643 stores.
    2. Required to follow strict procedure manuals and processing for consistent operation.
    3. Worked with logistics to forecast and analyze buying/selling trends.
    4. Created marketing initiatives and merchandising plans to create an exciting customer sales base.
    5. Forecasted and analyzed sales data and trends to create realistic sales goals and increase sales while decreasing waste.
    6. Consulted on product development and product placement.
    7. Gave final suggestions/approvals on what new items to accept for retail outlets as well as decrease failing products.
    8. Created competitive pricing that was competitive, yet profitable.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
General

Senior Purchasing Manager II Resume

Summary : Senior Purchasing Manager built a strong and ambitious, innovative, collaborative and accountable team of professionals who have proven them selves to be well trained in all aspects of food manufacturing.

Skills : Logistics, Purchasing Specialist.

Description :

    1. Directed all purchasing to support $50M in annual company sales; led the procurement of all packaging supplies for three divisions: specialty foods, co-pack, and house brands.
    2. Provided expected cost and delivery schedules.
    3. Negotiated long-term contracts for packaging materials.
    4. Interfaced daily with production, sales, and co-pack customers on the availability of finished goods while maintaining inventory levels based on sales forecasts and storage space.
    5. Diminished all obsolete inventory with the least effect on the bottom line.
    6. Established off-site inventory levels to obtain the best pricing and product availability for a 24/7 operation.
    7. Rebuilt the swing shift to meet the production demand for a nationwide product rollout.
    8. Built a strong supplier base that could respond to an ever-changing schedule while meeting specific requirements, researched new suppliers, and calculated possible annual savings, reporting to the VP of Operations.
    9. Managed inventory turns of an outside warehouse; saved time in production and improved on-time shipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Liberal Studies

Senior Purchasing Manager I Resume

Summary : To secure a position that will utilize leadership skills and experience to increase sales, create efficient processes and minimize fulfillment costs to the organization.

Skills : Leadership, Management.

Description :

    1. Managed overall direction, coordination and evaluation of procurement.
    2. Managed a staff of 4 employees at corporate level and operations level of the business.
    3. Reviewed current processes for procurement and make recommendations where appropriate.
    4. Provided periodic reporting for management on purchasing and warehouse controls and processes.
    5. Taught and educated managers and associates about the procurement and warehouse process controls.
    6. Responsible for managing the purchasing department, $4M inventory, reporting directly to President and CFO.
    7. Reduced inventory values from over 15% to less than 9% of sales.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Accounting

Senior Purchasing Manager/Coordinator Resume

Summary : Seasoned and versatile professional with 22+ years of experience contributing to the effective operation and profitability of diverse and retail oriented companies through outstanding fixture procurement and project management expertise. Tenacious and conscientious store development and construction experience with proven ability to implement large fixture rollout programs, as well as bidding and contract negotiations.

Skills : Purchasing, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Strategic Sourcing, Negotiation, Contract Management.

Description :

    1. Developed CMK Purchases organization commercially managing supplier relationships with no previous commercial intervention.
    2. Responsible for Market Measures, Copyright Liability, and IT licensing.
    3. Directed responsibility for 4 person organization and $350M in spending.
    4. Created a new organization to manage market research suppliers, reduce risk, and more accurately account for the cost of conducting research.
    5. Staffed with 20 managers and administrators and created more than $100M in value over the past 10 years.
    6. Led the development of key measures for research suppliers to deliver a more definitive timeline and contextual analysis for use in a product launch.
    7. Developed pricing mechanism for work conducted vs. against a department or project budget.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA In Communication

Senior Purchasing Manager/Representative Resume

Summary : Bilingual Supply Chain Manager with proven leadership and organization skills gained through progressive management experience. Strategic planner and organizer with the ability to closely work at a tactical level. Able to manage critical events and projects, develop solutions to complex problems and improve company profitability.

Skills : Materials Management, Inventory Management, Microsoft Office, Project Management, Analytical, Organizational, Microsoft Access.

Description :

    1. Offered purchasing positions within Procter and Gamble following acquisition due to supplier and material expertise.
    2. Handled Tambrands integration, introducing supply base, and reviewing supply agreements.
    3. Included suppliers' cost structure, quality issues, market conditions, and transfer of knowledge.
    4. Directed accounts payable officer.
    5. Processed requisitions in the People-soft e-procurement module in line with auditing policies and audited monthly Bank of America P-card transactions in accordance with procurement policies.
    6. Negotiated Software and Event Contracts to mitigate liability and facilitated departmental training in purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
    7. Implemented Procurement Policies and Procedures.
    8. Delivered cost reduction commitments by identifying, developing, and implementing strategic sourcing initiatives.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Financial Planning

Senior Purchasing Manager/Executive Resume

Summary : Proven manager, leader, and negotiator offers expertise in purchasing, logistics, inventory, and supply chain strategies, developing growth plans for the benefit of the company and its customers. Also known for her attention to quality, ethics, and achieving and exceeding objectives, by developing good working relationships with employees and suppliers alike.

Skills : Supply Chain Networks, Data Mining, Logistics, Project Management, Business Analysis, Customer Service, Relationship Building, Database Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for a team of 13 junior assistants.
    2. Developed logistics procedures for importing, exporting, and warehouse management.
    3. Implemented an MRP system in the company (Visual Manufacturing) based on production and planning.
    4. Written policies and procedures in quality to achieve ISO-9000.
    5. Developed suppliers implementing an evaluation system that allows classifying performance based on quality and compliance guidelines.
    6. Arranged cost reduction of purchasing materials on 4.5% a year.
    7. Reduced inventory levels by 10% a year or more.
    8. Performed commercial treaties with suppliers to reduce delivery time.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Education

Lead/Senior Purchasing Manager Resume

Summary : Develop and implement standard operating procedures for waste water treatment facility Develop and implement quality assurance program for waste water treatment facility Developed and optimized alkaline batteries that could be rapidly applied for production, creating new production-scale AA alkaline chemistry with proven performance enhancements.

Skills : Natural Gas, Waste Water, Quality Evaluation Regulatory.

Description :

    1. Promoted to oversee procurement operations and serve as technical liaison to the research group.
    2. Led teams of up to 12 buyers, engineers, and scientists to source and qualify raw materials needed for production.
    3. Handled contract negotiations regarding pricing, quality, and supplier issues.
    4. Coordinated purchasing functions to support upstream programs such as lithium disulfide and alkaline cells as well as long-term confidential projects.
    5. Performed industrial/supplier analyses, developed strategic plans for future programs and facilitated business continuity planning for supply chain operations.
    6. Managed project to acquire, qualify and process new electrolyte material due to strike at supplier threatening to delay delivery of needed components.
    7. Produced overall cost savings of $500K by competitively bidding lithium coin business against multiple incumbent suppliers.
    8. Negotiated against rising silver prices for silver oxide button cells, avoiding $150K in costs.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Chemistry

Senior Purchasing Manager Resume

Summary : Experienced corporate purchasing manager with excellent administrative, organizational and communication skills. seeking an opportunity to share the wealth of purchasing knowledge to better enhance and contribute to the company needs. Seeking to become a member of a team and contribute a hundred percent.

Skills : Management, Warehouse Management, Inventory Management.

Description :

    1. Managed delivery and receipt of products daily.
    2. Maintained an average of 98% and above in state and Marriott inspections.
    3. Created and managed all purchase order requests.
    4. Reduced food cost from 27% to 24.3% year to date.
    5. Managed staff of 2 storeroom supervisors and 15 storeroom attendants.
    6. Handled all payroll and vacation issues.
    7. Negotiated and maintained all prices and updated pricing as per agreements or market trends.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS