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Procurement Specialists play a vital role in large companies holding a production department. Well-written resume samples for the job highlight responsibilities such as taking orders from other departments, reducing costs, finding the best deals, liaising with suppliers, attending trade shows, and negotiating prices. The most successful resume examples for Procurement Specialists mention qualifications such as analytical thinking, good math skills, communication, negotiation, problem solving, and computer proficiency. Employers select candidates holding a Bachelor's Degree in finance, engineering or business.

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Purchasing & Procurement Specialist

Created & rolled out new corporate procurement policies and standard methodology & training

  • Coordinated company's $3 million AMEX Procurement Card (P-card) program
  • Recognized by The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN) as 'Excellence in Procurement Award' within the State of Georgia for Supplier Development efforts with Small and Disadvantaged Suppliers
  • Led a Procurement team to deliver savings of 20% ($200M) using consortiums and preferred vendors
  • Improved Customer Excellence Scorecard Rating 10%
  • Implemented controls that centralized purchasing to improve productivity by 28%
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Psychology
2

Procurement Specialist

Strategic Sourcing & Procurement

  • Prepared solicitations competitive bids. Quotations and proposals with pertinent
  • AAA VIA & Traveler Magazine printing - Renegotiated a 33% reduction in the amount originally proposed by supplier resulting in $686K total savings.
  • Led procurement process for replacement of all Ranger in-truck devices with new Android operating system mobile communication devices that lower cost channels and overall support costs. $337,000 net savings was achieved through negotiation, concessions and vendor partnering.
  • Successfully renegotiated a contract with Quad Graphics for Club's VIA and traveler magazines. The negotiation produced $3.7MM dollar savings over a 3 year $11MM savings.
  • Successfully negotiated Managed Print Services (HP) reduction in amount originally proposed by the supplier resulting in $1.2MM
  • Led, oversaw and executed a multi-channel disposition plan for excess inventory which resulted in a cost avoidance of $349,986
  • Project managed several AAA teams through the RFP, planning, scope, timeline, cost/pricing, quality process of the project plan.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AA
Business Accounting
BA
Business Administration / Mis
Supply Management
3

Procurement Specialist

Project Manager responsible for managing, developing and engaging strategic alliances and procurement with key IT hardware suppliers for computer hardware including laptops, desktops, servers, and workstations. Key decision-maker in establishing qualified low cost supply base for UNIX systems.

  • Negotiated global procurement agreement with key UNIX supplier resulting in a 2% cost savings, and $1.2 million annually.
  • Streamlined response time to 24 hours on all requests for servers and workstations.
  • Administered contracts and leases ranging in value from $3,000 to $60 million.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
English
4

Procurement Specialist

  • After one week of serving as procurement specialist, developed an accounting tool that streamlined [company name]'s coding process by at least 50% and reduced chances of processing error, resulting in a significant reduction in costs associated with labor and printing/scanning. Tool was adopted by multiple departments across the nation.
  • After 6 months in role, conducted an audit that resulted in a savings of over $30,000 per year. By year's end, total savings to the company exceeded $50,000/year.
  • Implemented significant process improvement strategies.
  • Managed service level agreements between suppliers and rental operations.
  • Managed rental operations procurement activities including RFPs (Request for Proposals).
  • Provided supplier report trending to ensure costs, services and products are compliant based on agreement.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Management
MBA
Mba
5

Sr. Procurement Specialist

Manage all aspects of Strategic and Tactical Procurement and Supplier Management relating to Professional Services in areas such as: Finance, Human Resources, IT & Network Strategy, Legal, Operations, Procurement, Regulation & Pricing, and Risk Management and Tax and Treasury

  • Conducting Global and Domestic sourcing events and working closely with Business Functions in managing a variety of Projects, Costs and Supplier engagements. Spend in excess of $500M
  • Solid track record in establishing worldwide Contracts that focus on Performance and negotiated savings for all categories of Services. Savings exceeded $17M -2013, $18M-2014.
  • Assigned to special projects that focus on lean initiatives, system transitions and training procurement staff to enhance skill sets.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
6

Procurement Specialist

Prevent over $1 million in losses from stop of production by managing payment on time efficiencies with over 10 suppliers

  • Create on file documentation of contract processes for contract analyst onboarding and cross functional training increasing efficiency by 40% and 60% respectively
  • Conduct periodic updates with portfolio leads to ensure understanding of compliance procedures
  • Provide training to 6 buyers spanning 5 different categories to ensure understanding of value adding compliance requirements for [company name]'s contracts
  • Work closely with Global Procurement Leadership, Negotiators and Business Project Managers
  • Perform 4 comparative analytics on a monthly basis on compliance metrics to ensure portfolios are prepared for audits and produce and average of 10% increase in adherence per month
  • Increase SAP processing efficiency reducing number of needed contracts by 60%
  • Contributed to over $700,000 in savings through supplier negotiations and use strategic analysis
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting
MBA
Master of Business Administration
7

Procurement Specialist

  • Entered over $300,000 of invoices in two weeks, while assisting accounts payable at corporate office
  • Purchased supplies and services, routinely controlled $5,000 a week in non-inventory purchases
  • Coordinated with vendors to get quotes for purchases, evaluated quotes, and presented results to executive leadership
  • Maintained inventory status by entering 15 to 20 shipping documents daily
  • Identified undocumented production to correct inventory
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
AS
Computer / Business Applications
BS
Business
8

Procurement Specialist

Proposal Manager for Engineering, Construction and Validation, capital equipment and research and development requirements for the Berkeley Site

  • Procurement Lead for Engineering and Construction Contracts for the Berkeley Site which included the Sterile Fill Facility ($75,000,000)
  • Strong Contributor to Cost Savings averaging $1.1 Million per year
  • Designated mentor for procurement staff in the areas of total cost of ownership analysis and subsequent negotiation strategies
  • Procurement Lead for all services Contracts for the San Leandro Site which included construction projects
  • Strong Contributor to Cost Savings $450,000
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Business Administration
BS
Business Administration, Marketing
MBA
Master of Business Administration
9

Procurement Specialist

  • Pursued short and long term relationships with external vendors.
  • Assisted in negotiations with vendors on product pricing and terms.
  • Developed new vendor evaluation program that reduced overall cost by $500,000.
  • Review, monitor & reconcile 10 million in inventory on a weekly basis.
  • Forecast inventory demands to prevent product excess and shortfall.
  • Headed project that researched/implemented new inventory management system that resulted in an increase of 15% in cost effectiveness.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MA
Operations Management
10

Procurement Specialist

  • Created and processed purchase orders for raw materials as well as finished goods.
  • Tracked all orders placed with suppliers and inspected materials upon delivery to ensure that orders have been filled correctly and goods met specifications.
  • Developed and built relationships with key suppliers and measured suppliers performance using data based on cost, quality and service level metrics.
  • Negotiated terms and conditions with vendors to ensure optimum price, competitiveness and high quality products.
  • Established procedures for managing return of damaged goods, replacement items, incomplete orders, shortages and appropriate credit arrangements.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
C
Contract Law
BBA
Business Administration
Business Administration And International Relations

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