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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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Leader-senior Buyer

Sourced raw material, electronics, cables, labels, crates, and small packing to support corporate procurement and marketing initiatives

  • Managed and trained Junior Buyer, and analyzed performance while ensuring availability of critical launch material for all components
  • Performed role as New Product Introduction Buyer by utilizing RFQ, RFP, negotiated price, payment terms, samples, FAI, research and develop supply chain, and coordinated timely and accurate availability details
  • Submitted and expedited changes on purchase orders to suppliers, confirmed delivery times, pricing, and contract terms to maintain inventory and JIT delivery
  • Collaborated with engineering on drawing revisions, RMA, and material quality issue
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Purchasing
Personal Style Analysis –cash Flow-balance Sheet-effective Meetings, Presentations, Leadership Management Techniques, Business Communication
22

Jr. Buyer

Prepared, and expedited RFQs and POs to national and international suppliers

  • Corresponded with suppliers concerning delivery problems and returns
  • Maintained supplier files while making sure they provide high quality products and services
  • Communicated and worked closely with accounts payable concerning any billing discrepancies
  • Interviewed sub-contractors and temp agencies for various services and duties throughout the facility
  • Developed leadership skills within the 5s team to support the proficiencies of the organization
  • Helped management and engineers to execute new software and training to become RoHS compliant
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
23

Buyer/inventory Planner

  • Responsible for assisting in the transition and integrating of a newly acquired business.
  • Purchased inventory for 4 Distribution Centers worldwide. Reviewed and balanced inventory on a bi-monthly basis.
  • Processed purchase orders to 3rd party suppliers. Advised warehouses to process inter-warehouse transfers to reduce direct purchases.
  • Worked closely with Customer Service, Sales and Quality Departments to ensure customer needs and requirements were met.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
C
Executive Legal Program
24

Buyer/planner

  • Managed multiple commodities with established vendors via P. O., Kanban, or VMI
  • Expedited materials and revised or rescheduled orders to meet production requirements
  • Identified alternate sources of supply to facilitate cost competitiveness and improved quality and service
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Speech Communication
25

Senior Print Buyer

  • Managed all packaging for finished product, Flexible wrappers, bag film, cartons, corrugate, specialty packaging. Sole purchaser of all packaging materials for an 80 million dollar company
  • Managed all new graphic changes & new designs. Proofed, approved and followed through to completion
  • Coordinated with multiple vendors ordering needed materials to assure all packaging was on time, correct, tested & approved.
  • Created and implemented RFQ's & contracts for 4 top vendors
  • Continuously adapt to changing circumstances, including increased responsibility due to reorganization
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
26

Assistant Buyer

  • Assisted Senior Buyer in managing flooring categories with 2014 annual sales of $418M, and servicing 350+ stores
  • Managed purchasing for the unfinished domestics category with 2014 actual sales of $20.2M, increased category margin +119 bps in 2014, increased ASP by 14%
  • Employed communication skills to work collaboratively with finance, production, marketing, and sales departments to drive business initiatives
  • Partnered with 35 different vendor partners to maintain a current assortment, aligned with industry trends and encompassing validated requests from store personnel
  • Experienced with qualifying and onboarding new domestic and international suppliers
  • Quoted custom domestic order projects for potential orders outside of current assortment
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Hospitality & Tourism Management
27

Buyer/ Purchasing Agent

  • Worked as the main purchaser in San Diego branch, managing all import & domestic products and tracking inventory of up to 4,000 items from over 80 vendor lines
  • Created and executed a plan to streamline imported products from Japan and China directly to San Diego, bypassing Headquarters in LA, ultimately saving the Company hundreds of thousands of dollars a year
  • Analyzed, researched, and regularly briefed senior Management regarding the supply chain and recommended opportunities for cost savings and productivity improvements
  • Negotiated purchasing cost with vendors and analyzed market prices and product mix checks for competitiveness
  • Oversaw P.O, B.L, invoices and related documents
  • Managed key relationships with freight forwarders, customs brokerage, shipping companies and suppliers
  • Sole employee with HACCP certification, providing the branch with all the basic HACCP planning and training
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
English Language And Literature
MA
International Studies
28

Buyer

  • Negotiated prices, terms, and conditions with current and prospective semiconductor manufacturers and suppliers
  • Created bill of material estimates and purchased semiconductors through domestic and international suppliers
  • Researched data sheets and technical drawings to cross reference parts
  • Analyzed purchasing trends and financial data for demand forecasting and inventory modeling
  • Evaluated suppliers on a total cost model using price, lead time, and quality information
  • Expedited open purchase orders and order tracking
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
29

Specialty Supervisor and Buyer

  • Managed and mentored a team of twelve people at a high volume coffee bar.
  • Consistently drove sales to become one of the highest grossing coffee venue in the New York and New Jersey region.
  • Follow procedures, store policy, and merchandising.
  • Organized quarterly inventory counts for all products and ingredients throughout the store.
  • Coordinated purchasing for coffee department.
  • Developed daily production and cleaning schedules for both the coffee bar and Specialty Cheese Department.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Medical Assistant Certified

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