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Purchase Agents are responsible for implementing profitable purchasing strategies for their employers. Job descriptions for Purchase Agent highlight duties such as buying goods and services, identifying the best offers, negotiating contracts, cultivating relationships with suppliers, ensuring supply quality, and monitoring stock levels. Resume samples in the field mention skills like procurement expertise, organizational abilities, negotiation, strong communication and interpersonal abilities, good numeracy skills, and a commercial mindset. Employers select resumes highlighting a degree in business or a related domain.

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Purchase Agent

Performed and lead, warehouse operations and procurement actions that were ultimately responsible for fulfillment of orders for company's products. Specific responsibilities included inventory control, product sourcing, purchasing and warehouse

  • Able to communicate and establish trust and credibility with all departments, Sr. management, corporate counterparts, customers, carriers, and suppliers
  • Strong decision-making and execution skills - applied the SIX Sigma discipline in all processes
  • Reviewed existing processes and developed solutions to increase productivity or reduce costs
  • Coordinates Domestic & International shipping for most cost-effective and timely means of delivery
  • Responsible for ensuring monthly raw material inventory levels are adequate to meet historical product demand and to adjust for new product sales, based on analyzing inventories, project future requirements based on past histories, sales forecast and seasonal peaks among other measurable metrics. Familiar with cost negotiations and resourcing new factories/suppliers with the goal of measurable cost savings.
  • Buying of raw materials, Packaging components and indirect expenses (facility machinery, lab reference standard, and R&D supply) managing suppliers and negotiating vendor contracts, terms, and price, that meets both internal and external approved quality standards
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Certificate
AS
Supply Chain Logistics
AS
Supply Chain Logistics
2

Purchase Agent

Daily inventory update for missing parts in stock, using Quickbooks.

  • Purchase necessary parts to keep a full inventory.
  • Purchase parts for same day Sales Orders.
  • Process claims with vendors for missing parts on arriving Purchase Orders.
  • Process credits with vendors.
  • Thoroughly check returned parts from clients and process reimbursement with providers.
  • Maintain effective and continual communication with all providers and sale
  • Responsible for processing claims with several couriers due to shipments mishandling.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
Business Administration
3

Purchase Agent

  • Maintains inventory control and adjustments
  • Submits purchase orders with various vendors
  • Create various reports on inventory information, open orders and cost variations
  • Oversees the return of damaged items and shortages on incoming shipments
  • Provides customer service and placement of orders
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
Business Accounting
Paralegal
4

Purchase Agent/program Support Asst

  • Provides administrative and technical support to the Engineering Department, Chief and Assistant Engineer.
  • Perform budget execution and management of actual expenditures of funds, and the review and preparation of budget estimates and financial plans.
  • Serves as a key Government Purchase Card holder (GPC); coordinates the procurement of supplies and services; evaluate Federal Supply Schedules and prepare delivery orders; issue change orders; monitor contractor/vendor performance.
  • Performs evaluation of offers, review procurement requests to ensure that funds are available and that proper justifications/approvals have been obtained Project/tracks annual estimates of a variety of programmatic costs.
  • Maintains automated system of program in the acquisition, development, and/or scheduling of program resource materials and personnel, such as hard copy and computer-based brochures and reports, agency staff.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Accounting

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