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Buyers are responsible for purchasing quality goods for companies in order to support their everyday operations. Common duties listed on a Buyer resume sample are researching deals, buying large amounts of supplies and materials, reselling products, maintaining inventories, and negotiating with suppliers. Based on our collection of example resumes, these professionals should showcase throughout their job applications financial abilities, excellent math skills, commercial awareness, computer competencies, decision making, and analytical thinking. Eligible candidates hold at least a college degree in a business-related discipline.

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11

Department Manager/buyer

  • Increased sales 12% in this past year for private label supplements through in house presentations, demonstrations and marketing.
  • Oversaw the scheduling of staff to ensure appropriate coverage and quality customer service.
  • Managed the ordering, returns and special orders of supplements keeping accurate records to track inventory and sales.
  • Acted as liaison building positive collaborative relationships with sales representatives.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
12

Commodity Buyer

As a commodity buyer, created purchase orders on a daily basis to ensure the corporation maintained a healthy and efficient inventory level.

  • Assisted in managing over $20 million in Expenditures for Aftermarket Service OEM purchases for the Solectron's major customers.
  • Responsible for return processing and credits due and assisted in the invoice problem resolution process.
  • Counted and maintained inventory daily and performed all duties during physical inventories
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
13

Buyer

Purchased materials for all of the above areas for various plants(4) throughout the business

  • Obtained best market quality, competitive price, payment terms and delivery
  • Managed inventory of over 8000 sku's regarding on hand inventory, reorder points safety stock. Expedited items in a timely manner to prevent stockouts
  • When practical set up consignment programs with qualified suppliers to guarentee items will always be available
  • Invited suppliers to conduct in house training of their products to the personell who used them
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
Business School
14

Senior Buyer

  • Assisted in reducing operating costs $3 million annually by implementing long term procurement strategies.
  • Developed MSAs improving supplier and contractor performance QAC program.
  • Established approved vendor list thereby reducing cost of materials and services and reducing risk.
  • Review of contractor financials and safety records to assure Nexen requirements were met.
  • Integrated Sarbanes Oxley procedures in all procurement activities creating transparency and security.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
15

ASSISTANT BUYER, RTW

  • Assisted multiple buyers in purchase order management, projection of sales and open-to-buy for ready-to-wear brands
  • Regularly created and analyzed reports that focused on inventory, brand performance and consumer behavior across several categories and interpreted findings to relay to buyers and upper managements
  • Trained and developed two Merchandise Production Coordinators, both were promoted to Assistant Buyers
  • Focused on future trends and competitive analysis to discover opportunities in areas of strengths and potential for improvement
  • Developed and maintained strong vendor relationships by frequenting apparel tradeshows and weekly market appointments.
  • Selected merchandise to be featured in email programs and editorial events based on sales history as well as market trends
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Retail Management And Strategic Management
16

Senior Buyer Planner

  • Purchased and Job Planned for five plus product lines in an electro-mechanical environment including 2 new product introductions.
  • Coordinated with marketing, engineering, manufacturing and logistics to prioritize, produce and ship product in a timely manner to meet customer satisfaction and corporate revenue goals.
  • Generated Purchasing Annual Operating Plan (AOP).
  • Achieved 4% sourcing savings goal year over year. Dispositioned MRB and E&O material.
  • Outsourced assemblies to vendors to reduce labor and material cost. Included functional testing equipment when needed for purpose of improving vendor quality.
  • Key resource in the operational transfer of 2 facilities requiring extensive business travel.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
AS
Industrial Management
17

Buyer

  • Provided top quality customer service
  • Selected and purchased inventory, ensuring the items were of the highest quality, and that adequate stock levels were maintained
  • Possessed expertise in current trends in fashion and customer preferences
  • Answered phones, assisted costumers with questions and concerns
  • Assisted with stock and sales
  • Maintained the highest standards of visual merchandising, housekeeping, and retail standards within the store
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
English
MA
Master of Arts
18

Buyer

Purchased and maintained about 94 manufacture lines of product. Consisted mostly of electrical and lighting. Some seasonal buying involved such as extension cords, adapters, light bulbs for Christmas holidays.

  • Produced stock adjustments with vendors/manufacturers to eliminate excess inventory, or inventory with little or no movement.
  • Maintained light bulb "Phase Outs", due to California Legislature requirements by implementing new energy efficient CFL and LED bulbs to replace incandescent. Coordinating with light bulb manufacturers to purchase a six month supply of older product, thus creating an easier transition for our customer base.
  • Product forecasting.
  • Extensive product research.
  • Delegated to assistant new product to be set up in system once accepted by major customer accounts.
  • Well received business writing skills.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
19

Buyer

  • Prepared RFP's and negotiated best possible price and service level agreements with goods and services suppliers.
  • Sourced and placed orders with vendors and maintained purchase order database
  • Managed supplier base to ensure supply of materials, equipment and services in order to meet current and future needs
  • Developed relationships with suppliers to design, communicate and implement procurement strategies & procedures that improved service and reduced cost
  • Maintained uniforms for all departments
  • Maintained contracts database in Access
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
Management
20

Buyer

  • Purchased and maintained all merchandise for brick and mortar store and e-commerce site.
  • Negotiated payment terms and conditions with suppliers.
  • Maintained daily communication with vendors to ensure timely and accurate deliveries.
  • Developed and implemented shipping and receiving procedures.
  • Planned and executed physical inventory.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
Kingston Ja

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