Technical Buyer Resume Samples

A Technical Buyer works for the procurement department and is tasked with the duty of screening and evaluating suppliers from whom the company chooses to buy materials and other technical products. Some of the duties associated with the role are listed on the Technical Buyer Resume as – taking responsibility for buying outside machining, and electrical components, conducting strategic sourcing and vendor quote request, managing the buying process with specified target pricing, cost, quality, and delivery targets; negotiating contracts and reviewing opportunities to reduce costs using negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods, and ensuring compliance to all company guidelines and purchasing policies and procedures.

Those seeking this job role must be able to mention on the resume the following skills and abilities – a good understanding within a captive distributor, system integration tier supplier, and supply chain management global environment, knowledge and expertise in documentation, logistics, insurance, packing, and freight for international transactions, and familiarity with trade agreements. While hiring for this role, employers normally look for applications that portray at least a degree in fields such as Business or Supply Chain Management.

Technical Buyer Resume example

Technical Buyer Resume

Summary : An experienced individual with over twenty years in increasingly responsible positions in Contract Administration, Purchasing and Purchasing Management, Business Development, Inventory Control, and Distribution. Positions held include Contract Administrator, Buyer, Inventory Control Manager, Parts Distribution Manager and Economic Service Supervisor.

Skills : Numerous Computer, Including Microsoft Office, Working Knowledge Of Many Current Programs And Operating Systems.

Description :

    1. Certified manufacturer of specialty pumps for the navy, army, petrol-chemical, and OEM industries using lean manufacturing techniques.
    2. Evaluated, negotiated and placed orders for all assigned services and materials needed by Carver.
    3. Resolved invoices and disposition of nonconforming materials, over shipments, expediting and other problem solving, as required.
    4. Responsible for all wrought and continuous cast metals, MRO (maintenance, repair and office), all tooling and plant supplies, fasteners, sheet metal fabrications, weldments, machined parts, laser and flame cut plates and sheet, bearings, seals, couplings, gaskets, composites, sound and electro/mechanical control systems.
    5. Introduced a certification tracking system by adding line items to the purchase orders and advising accounting not to pay till all items where received.
    6. Saved a low bid contract for an army fuel transfer pump by breaking down all the drawings and redid the entire job making design, material, process and supplier changes.
    7. Reduced the cost of bronze by changing from centrifugal cast to continuous cast bar in sizes that we could make multiple parts from.
    8. Reduced the cost of wrought bar by negotiating yearly costs for all sizes.
    9. Responsible for thru my knowledge of blueprints, design, manufacturing processes and the ability to negotiate.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Supervision


Technical Buyer Resume

Summary : Seeking a challenging position, that will allow me to utilize my background to help your company, through teamwork, become a world leader in your industry. Solid background as a technical buyer, along with 20+ years of experience as mechanical maintenance technician and as a machinist.

Skills : Microsoft Office Applications, Sap, Autocad, Lotus Notes.

Description :

    1. Purchased various materials and equipment for maintenance department and plant.
    2. Purchased all chemicals and supplies for wastewater treatment plant.
    3. Established 5S program for the maintenance parts crib.
    4. Reduced parts crib inventory by $400,000.00 in 4 months Purchase chemicals for sanitation department.
    5. Established corporate vendor program for all facilities in USA (New Holland Pa., Lena IL, City of Industry CA.
    6. Purchased MRO materials for the New Holland Facility.
    7. Purchased various materials for the maintenance department daily needs as well as MRO items.
    8. Managed costs for capital projects and fleet of lift trucks.
    9. Negotiated annual contracts with various vendors.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
CPR


Technical Buyer Resume

Headline : Competent, dedicated and versatile Executive Coordinator, adept at providing all facets of executive and administrative support, with a background in project management and information technology. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely to facilitate effective transfer of information and team collaboration.

Skills : Micros-soft, Out Look, Word And Excel.

Description :

    1. Worked with suppliers to ensure that the materials received are updated and payments issued to vendors in a timely manner.
    2. Assisted buyers with current purchasing procedures for the company and resolving any issues arising from late payments.
    3. Assisted clients with Medicare and Medicaid inquires on their accounts.
    4. Responsible for the processing of all customer requests via fax, letters, or emails.
    5. Handled the reporting of customer accounts and tracking staff information for the manager.
    6. Assisted with the quality assurance team that they work performed met or exceed company standards.
    7. Handled the tracking of errors and account corrections for client accounts and generating reports to present to management on the companies progress.
    8. Responsible for answering calls from doctors and patients to resolve billing errors on accounts.
    9. Assisted with the billing of patient account by using ICD9, DX, and CPT codes for medical billing as requested.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Early Childhood Education

Technical Buyer Resume

Summary : As a Technical Buyer, prepares daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly selling reports to analyze performance and make improvements.

Skills : Typing - 80 wpm, MS Office Suite, Access, FrontPage, Enterprise One, Yardi, Gateway.

Description :

    1. Identified and qualified new low cost suppliers based on specific quality standards.
    2. Negotiated lowest pricing for raw materials based on competition and market prices.
    3. Identified and completed cost reductions resulting in $200,000 annual savings.
    4. Maintained inventory levels per budget requirements.
    5. Ensured that suppliers meet quality specifications, monitored customer service and on-time delivery levels.
    6. Developed and maintained good supplier relations and identified other alternative suppliers to maintain the requirements of the company.
    7. Worked closely with production, quality, engineering, and planning.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Business Management

Technical Buyer Resume

Summary : Highly Motivated Professional noted for a constant high level of performance. Buy/Make analysis for lowest over-all cost programs, E-Auctions, VMI/Consignment programs. Manage and produce budgets, CAM (Cost account Manager), Earned Value. Contract management, enforcement and negotiation.

Skills : Purchasing, Procurement, Supply Chain, Accounting, Supplier Management, Microsoft Office, SAP.

Description :

    1. Interfaced with New Product Development Engineering Teams (NPD)-Procure R&D materials and setup process for full production ensuing the most efficient supply chain with cost effective repeatable solutions.
    2. Developed Value Stream Maps to identify areas of improvement, and develop costed bills of material for supply chain activities.
    3. Initialed development agreements, and strategic contracts associated with New Product Development.
    4. Provided forecasts and detailed build analysis.
    5. Prepped new devices for production and train buyers on new products.
    6. Developed transfer process to move material from the NPD stage to production.
    7. Participated in developing the new Design Language providing technical input and managing the contract.
    8. Designed FDA acceptable process for new colorant approvals.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
BA In Marketing

Technical Buyer Resume

Objective : Seasoned Management professional with over 10 years successfully managing and/or analyzing Technical and Non-Technical projects in the Public and Private sectors.

Skills : Office equipment savvy, Learns at exceptional quick and efficient levels.

Description :

    1. Responsible for determining requirements, Procurement and technology needs of Aircraft system improvements.
    2. Deployed all technology projects for the World Airways account using Microsoft Project 2010.
    3. Developed budget projections and forecasts spreadsheets to enable senior management to closely track project expenditures and value realization.
    4. Proactive escalation of issues/risk impacting project health.
    5. Agile methodology used for various projects.
    6. Facilitated strategic planning sessions among cross-functional organizations to deliver comprehensive action plan for effective implementations and migrations for SDLC.
    7. Negotiated total cost savings of $1.2M for Fiscal year ending.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Business Administration

Technical Buyer Resume

Objective : To secure a Technical Buyer position within an organization, structured with a team oriented approach to quality, production and service.

Skills : ERP Inventory Management.

Description :

    1. Identified, evaluated and developed sources for a variety of products and prepare RFQ to obtain competitive bids from approved sources.
    2. Evaluated and negotiated supplier proposals and prepare purchase orders.
    3. Evaluated requirements and determine appropriate purchasing methods such as blanket agreement, system agreements, and vendor managed inventories, etc.
    4. Developed strategic supplier relationships while serving as primary liaison with suppliers and proactively monitor and control supplier delivery performance.
    5. Maintained related purchasing records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance and inventories Monitor and control inventory levels and spend consistent with managements strategic plan.
    6. Provided feedback regarding the progress of orders, including delays and reason for same.
    7. Participated in the development of recovery schedules.
    8. Performed other duties as requested, directed or assigned.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.B.A

Technical Buyer Resume

Summary : Senior Buyer with experience in domestic and international procurement of custom hardware (machined parts, brazed/soldered assemblies, electronic components, non-metallic gasket materials, raw materials), test equipment, and software for both military and commercial programs within the defense and aerospace industries.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Interpersonal skills, particularly in negotiating.

Description :

    1. Developed the Technical buyer position at Bosch Fairport.
    2. Sourced all new components for product developments in China where Bosch products are manufactured.
    3. Worked within the Bosch Corporate Supplier Strategy where ever possible.
    4. Responsible to maintain Critical Components Lists used to track all purchasing requirements for new products.
    5. Ensured components were available in China warehouse for sample builds and initial production ramp up.
    6. Negotiated savings on engineering software purchase of $20,000.
    7. Negotiated saving of in-house calibration services of $19,000 Expedite, Expedite, Expedite, quotes, deliveries, documentation Professional Experience (international).
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
M.B.A.

Technical Buyer Resume

Summary : Technical Buyer will work with staff across departments to forecast the needs of the business and make purchase decisions based on demand.

Skills : Business Development (8 years), Business Analysis (10+).

Description :

    1. Responsible pay per click advertising and search engine placement.
    2. Responsible for all affiliate marketing programs including email campaigns and meta data revisions for higher search engine placement.
    3. Responsible for getting RMA and returning all merchandise and software back to vendor.
    4. Negotiated with multiple vendors to secure best possible price.
    5. Added over $275,000 in net profit for Software ONE in a six month period.
    6. Reduced inventory levels from $250,000 of in stock merchandise to $40,000 using other methods of delivering to customer such as drop shipments and vendor direct.
    7. Reduced two part time positions with in the company.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certification

Technical Buyer Resume

Objective : Intelligent, highly motivated, organized, detail oriented, outgoing, friendly, comfortable with change, comfortable with multi-tasking and prioritizing from the direction of multiple people, experience working with diverse groups of people.

Skills : Microsoft Office, SolidWorks.

Description :

    1. Sourced components for all new programs for the Chassis Systems Group.
    2. Implemented cost savings & cost avoidance strategies.
    3. Supported program teams and manufacturing plants in the U.S., Germany and Australia.
    4. Processed all Production, Prototype tool, sample and special build orders.
    5. Negotiated 2% savings per year with supply base.
    6. Purchased tools, materials, and supplies for the production storeroom.
    7. Transferred to the Warren plant from the U S Manufacturing Lexington plant during the consolidation of all U S Manufacturing facilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Business Administration