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Junior Buyers are entry-level professionals purchasing goods for various companies. Their duties include negotiating prices, analyzing deals, determining what products will be re-sold to customers, and reporting to Senior Buyers. Those interested in a Junior Buyer position should showcase in their resumes the following qualifications: analytical thinking, decision-making abilities, negotiating skills, and basic math skills. Computer proficiency represents an advantage. Based on our collection of example resumes, Junior Buyers should hold a Bachelor's Degree in business or accounting.

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1

Junior Expediter, Senior Expediter, Junior Buyer

Numerous recognitions as Junior and Senior Expediter and later as a Junior Buyer on commercial, space and aerospace programs.

  • Achieved "Pride and Professionalism" Employee of the Month, April 1979.
  • Developed vendor accuracy report system that ensured that problem suppliers were targeted to meet delivery deadlines.
  • Organized and hosted Connector Study Group from 1981 through 1983 that informed purchasing and engineering personnel of innovative technologies and applications.
  • Achieved 100% on-time deliveries of assigned flight-level components to Ball Aerospace Corporation, resulting in Outstanding Employee Recognition on Stage Vehicle System Space Program in 1983 and Topex Program in 1986.
  • Doubled A-10 cost savings from $25,000 to $50,000 annually in both 1978 and 1979 in conjunction with Fairchild Republic in Farmingdale, NY.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
2

Junior Buyer

Negotiated with the most important suppliers of TV, video and audio in order to get the best deals to increase the sales of the department. Executed different strategies to gain market share in Mexico.

  • Developed sales /marketing strategy for 15 TV and audio product suppliers which increased sales in 5%.
  • Identified the opportunity to establish contracts with 3 premium brands in the TV and audio category, being responsible for the negotiation of products and prices.
  • Collaborated with 7 buyers to increase the division's revenue by negotiating the most attractive market prices among 30 accounts.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BA
International Business
MA
Social Entrepreneurship
Certification
3

Junior Buyer

Performed market and sales analysis used to develop assortments/buys and presented to superiors (weekly and monthly)

  • Shopped the competition and make product category recommendations increasing sales by 10%.
  • Vendor Relations: developed and maintained vendor relationships, vendor negotiations, purchase order placement.
  • Catalog and Internet Development/Visual Merchandising-Worked with Visual team to create layouts, prepared and presented turnovers for internet & catalog to superiors.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Marketing
4

Junior Buyer

Ensured procurement and planning requirements were met for all matters related to flight reliability on government contracts

  • Maintained a 99% mission rate toward flight-ready aircraft that exceeded 95% target
  • Received formal training for compliance requirements on buying for government/military products
  • Prior to working with military contracts, was responsible for material procurement and planning needs to maintain an 85% or greater fill rate for commercial and private operators to ensure on-time or early delivery
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
5

Retail Stylist/junior Buyer

Consulted with customers, in person and on phone, to ensure evening wear requirements and needs were met to ensure complete customer satisfaction

  • Performed cash handling and reconciliation functions
  • Assisted and travelled with owner in the selection of quality contemporary evening wear for store.
  • Earned consistent commendations for exemplary service delivery for "going above and beyond expectations" and "providing outstanding service and attention to guests."
  • Recognized for ability to quickly establish rapport with customers and build a loyal clientele.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
6

Junior Buyer

  • Developed a display standardization program for Wal-Mart saving the company $100M annually
  • Managed multiple national and regional account projects simultaneously against tight deadlines
  • Reported and directed rework, disposition, or reallocation of leftover material with internal clients
  • Managed purchase orders and resolved transactional discrepancies in MRPII system
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Administration
MA
Management
7

Junior Buyer

Negotiated materials and delivery times with international vendors, arranged material sponsorships, and performed all purchasing for an $18 million project in Chile.

  • Served as the primary contact for projects in the US and abroad including Hollywood, FL, Owassa, TX, & Shuaibah, Saudi Arabia.
  • Served as the sole buyer for a $6 million R&D department performing pilot testing in the US and abroad.
  • Researched new vendors and created a global supplier database for cost reduction and an increase in procurement efficiency and capabilities. Created procurement standards and SOPs for the procurement department.
  • Served as a medium between corporate offices in Korea and Tampa.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Marketing
8

Junior Buyer/negotiator

Responsible for the negotiation and maintenance of high volume local TV, Radio and Cable buys for Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep in 2 local markets and assisted on 3 additional local markets.

  • Projected ratings by evaluating and analyzing research data and trends.
  • Negotiated with station representatives for acceptable make-goods for schedule changes.
  • Conducted quarterly post-buy analysis to ensure delivery based on negotiations.
  • Assisted several senior buyers with daily maintenance of major market buys.
  • Input local TV, Radio and Cable schedules and revisions using Spotpak Donovan Data Systems.
  • Resolved monthly billing discrepancies by working with accounting and station representatives.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Journalism
Poets And Dance
Puebla, Mexico
9

Junior Buyer/supply Assistant

Provided customer service to over 100 sailors and government employees.

  • Reviewed, purchased and tracked approximately $19,000 in average monthly purchases.
  • Trained and mentored Junior Logistics Specialist.
  • Communicated directly with commercial vendors to negotiate price and delivery dates.
  • Offloaded over 400 line items into the Department of Defense free issue program as the Depot Reutilization Manager.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
10

Junior Buyer

10 years of purchasing experience for a precious metal manufacturer. Procurement of all non-precious metals, inventory requirements plastic resin and packaging supplies utilized in production.

  • Purchasing services and repair parts for machinery. Instrumental in the capital purchases of machinery.
  • Effectively negotiate with vendors for best price and delivery and substitute products when applicable.
  • Achieved savings of $174,794 in 2011.
  • Compiling monthly reports: Vendor Performance, Expedited Freight, Savings, Corrective Action and Supplier Non-Conformances.
  • Strict adherence to ISO and TS requirements, including achievement of 100% on Time Delivery in 2011.
  • Assistance to Accounting in determination of payment for invoices, fixed assets and confirmation of deliveries.
Candidate Info
32
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
BA
Leadership And Organizational Studies

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