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Project Buyers are in charge with the acquisition of new projects for their employers. Essential job activities seen on a Project Buyer example resume are obtaining quotations, estimating project costs, collaborating with sales and engineering teams, consulting suppliers, monitoring project milestones, implementing commodity strategies into projects, and maintaining supplier files. The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate the following skills: business acumen, financial expertise, networking, negotiation, forecasting abilities, and problem solving. Successful resumes in the field make display of a degree in economics or business.

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1

Project Buyer

  • Purchase a high volume of requested materials for Brazil-based oilrigs. Responsible for two semisubmersibles, one drillship, and one FPSO vessel as well as all material for base stock in Macae, Brazil warehouse
  • Negotiate with suppliers to achieve best price and delivery time then follow order status to ensure on time, accurate delivery
  • Daily communication with rig management and personnel to approve material substitutions and replacement of obsolete requirements
  • Personally administered a forecasting structure to predict future financial liability for upper management and company president.
  • Implemented an approved vendor database to help future new hires confidently select appropriate suppliers for required materials.
  • Strong ability to meet strict deadlines with changing priorities.
  • Successfully orchestrated the SSV Louisiana's 2013 wetdock material's procurement and shipments to Brazil within the firm time frame given by rig personnel.
  • Train new purchasing agents in system and company procedures
  • Work with suppliers to arrange "lunch and learns" and training for current employees to gain knowledge of materials being purchased as well as new products being developed
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
Business
2

Project Buyer

  • Responsible for purchasing materials to complete new product development program
  • Negotiated with suppliers regarding best terms, delivery, quality specifications, and lowest overall cost
  • Reviewed drawing packages and obtained quotations from Approved Suppliers list for prototype and production processes
  • Processed purchase requisitions for new tools and component parts for existing and new projects
  • Worked with Quality Control to expedite 1st article samples and corrective action request's from suppliers
  • Developed new sources of supply, making recommendations to Sourcing, Engineering, and Quality team for the Approved Supplier List
  • Work closely with the management team on cost reduction, on-time delivery programs while handling new product development projects including new commodities, materials, and processes
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
International Management
Purchasing Management
3

Project Buyer

Strategically identify potential sources of queries and submit RFQ's in accordance with project.

  • Source new or alternative products for high cost or obsolete items.
  • Review and analyze bid submittals and make decisions based on guidelines of price.
  • Clarify product and service requirements with requestors to ensure accurate sourcing.
  • Manage resolution process related to issues and discrepancies associated with deliveries and product quality.
  • Participate in supplier development activities to improve overall product quality, services and cost reduction.
  • Provide on-site Project and /or operations procurement support.
  • Execute orders based om RFQ's/bid selection.
  • Coordinate delivery of goods with logistic partners to ensure timely delivery.
  • $25,000.00 expenditure limit.
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Business Administration
4

Project Buyer

Purchase components based on MRP demand via SAP or Buyer Portal.

  • Send open PO report to vendors and request pull in, push out and cancel orders per demand changes.
  • Working with accounts payable to solve problems and past due invoice.
  • Working with receiving team to solve early order or over/under qty order.
  • Working with supplier on cost reduction.
  • Helping to get price quote for new customer or new products to set up linkage price on system.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
5

Project Buyer

  • Analyzed and negotiated contracts for Valves, Piping, Lubricants & MRO.
  • Responsible for negotiating materials, equipment, and supplies from vendors.
  • Provided leadership and support to the warehouse operations team and engineering department.
  • Worked with plant managers and off-site buyers to improve contract agreements and supply chain management.
  • Conducted monthly forecasting meetings to monitor expenses, financial resources, negotiating cost and price analysis.
  • Traveled to off-site locations to evaluate process of project managers.
  • Hardware- Desktop PC's (including other workstations, laptops & software purchased with hardware)
  • Hardware - Peripheral - PC & Shared LAN (monitors, cabling, printers, CD readers, faxes, and consumables).
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Chain & Project Management
6

Project Buyer

  • Supplier sourcing while minding supplier strategies
  • Negotiate best cost/quality/delivery (QCD) for components and tooling including prototypes and production
  • Ensure purchasing/sourcing timing is included in program timing
  • Initiate and execute supplier sourcing sign-off's
  • Tracking of RFQ's, pricing, and revision levels
  • Global sourcing in accordance with OEM sourcing strategies
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Applied Project Management
BS
Business Administration
7

Project Buyer/analyst

  • Purchase material into distribution centers for the Northeastern part of US and Eastern Canada, using past sales data, customer forecasts, and supplier lead times to maintain inventory at appropriate levels.
  • Create model inventory programs based on geography and market.
  • Analyze sales trends and customer forecasts to determine where and how much inventory should be in each region.
  • Determine what orders are needed urgently to keep supply chain moving; work with suppliers to expedite open purchase orders.
  • Reduce the amount of excess & obsolete inventory by utilizing vendor return programs and stock balancing.
  • Coordinate inventory deliveries with sales team to make sure we meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • Monitor key performance metrics including inventory turns, service levels, and supplier lead times.
  • Collaborate with sales, accounts payable, operations, product management, and finance to solve issues and improve customer service.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Operations Management

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