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Purchase Managers acquire materials and supplies at competitive prices and make sure companies have the goods they need to run their operations. Typical example resumes for Purchase Managers showcase responsibilities such as taking orders from various departments, identifying the best deals, researching pricing trends, recruiting and training staff, and negotiating with suppliers. The most sought-after qualifications for this position include leadership, procurement expertise, business acumen, communication abilities, math skills, and computer competencies. People looking to secure a Purchase Manager position should make display of a Bachelor's Degree in procurement or business in their resumes.

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Purchase Manager

Provided excellent customer service by greeting clients, answering inquiries, and managing a multi-line telephone system

  • Received and processed all payment and invoices
  • Issued receipts, refunds, and credit or change due to customers accurately
  • Maintained all records of customer transactions in a neat and orderly manner
  • Promoted product line to increase company sales and updated pricing inventory system
  • Ensured proper inventory and effectively ordered products according to customer request
  • Participated in new product release sales and exceeded company goals for new contracts
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
2

Global Capacity and Purchase Manager

Responsible for vendor management, cost containment, design consultancy, and network planning for a global carrier of carriers network that supports over 56 Billion minutes of VoIP per year, international data roaming, and SMS messaging for mobile network operators. Represented Network Capacity and purchasing at Senior and Executive Management level discussions

  • Reduced operational costs year over year resulting in a 50% annual OPEX spend reduction in 3 years.
  • Established strong relationship with key global and regional network services suppliers
  • Sourced new purchasing agreements with various vendors allowing cost efficient purchasing in both regional and global telecommunications markets.
  • Initiated and project managed network diversity and redundancy project which identified and resolved potential single point of failures in the global network.
  • Leveraged collaboration with Network Architecture, Product Management, and Sales to facilitated network awareness across multifunctional organizations.
  • Owned commercial, service, and operational relationship across 50+ vendors.
  • Audited vendor invoicing identifying multiple over-payments and unused circuit inventory.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Marketing, Economics And Information Technology
3

Purchase Manager

I was in charge of placing the purchase orders and making the quotations to the customers. Coordinated all the merchandise shipment from origin to the delivery at the warehouse. And also controlled the inventory of the warehouse.

  • Organized the warehouse inventory reducing expenses for unnecessary purchases.
  • Improved the procurement process through bids in order to have better deals and save money.
  • Reduced the time in the process of goods clearance from 15 to 4 days resulting in significant savings in the cost of customs and also to have the merchandise delivered on time.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
International Trade
4

Direct Purchase Manager

Member of the Leadership Council

  • After successfully developing, servicing and maintaining South Florida market, territory was expanded to State of Florida and eventually Southeast, United States
  • Met and exceeded monthly/ yearly quotas
  • Recipient, "President's Club Recognition" for achieving over 125% of quota
  • Recipient, "Golden Tribute Recognition" for achieving over 100% of quota
  • Consistently recognized as "Sales Rep of the Quarter"
  • Designed order forms, reports and uniforms to enhance business
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
BS
Resource Economics
5

Purchase Manager / Senior Assistant to VP Operations

Managed the purchasing of restaurant equipment from outside vendors as well as finished goods inventory from the manufacturing process.

  • Managed six restaurant equipment buyers and coordinated the timely, cost efficient ordering of restaurant equipment from outside vendors.
  • Facilitated the streamlining of shipping procedures for manufactured goods.
  • Established enhanced raw material and finished goods inventory controls resulting in lower inventory loss.
  • Assisted Accounts Payable Manager & Controller with setting up payment controls in the accounts payable system.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
6

Marketing Director / Malt Beverage Purchase Manager

Grew customer count 10% within first quarter via cross promotions of local restaurants

  • Increased "ring at register" by proper buying habits that saved money while produced larger spending per customer.
  • Increased floor space and cooler space to preexisting racking and shelving to maximize "curb appeal"
  • Met with salesmen weekly and sales managers monthly to review stores numbers and improve where soft.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
7

Purchase Manager / Assistant Project Manager

Managed invoices, verified bid prices against purchase prices and rectified discrepancies. Monitored correspondence among corporate, contractors and subcontractors, maintained e-mail and paper information files. Updated automated contacts network, and communicated with client spokesmen including executives, management and crew leaders. Served as a liaison with legal representatives. Maintained records for fuel and rental equipment usage, confirmed specifications for construction materials, researched and selected vendors. Adjusted job costs and verified job phase codes. Also managed its Plan Center, both with physical and electronic check-ins.

  • Identified errors in accounting that achieved significant savings for RCC. Also negotiated supplier deals that enhanced profit, which in turn funded a major research and development initiative - without burdening current cash funds.
  • Created system to track material returns. Recovered roughly $93,000 in returns over two years.
  • Served as member of Safety Committee.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
8

Purchase Manager

Managed the purchase process and ensured compliance with Saudi Arabian and foreign government laws and regulations

  • Directed the completion of paperwork and monetary transactions associated with international distribution in a timely manner
  • Conducted research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality
  • Identified potential suppliers, existing suppliers meetings, and built and maintained good relationships with them
  • Negotiated with clients and handled issues with customs officials
  • Planned and implemented all import transportation strategies according to all supplier and customer demand
  • Administered internal movement of all goods and ensureds compliance to all government regulations
  • Evaluated bids and made recommendations based on commercial and technical factors
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Marketing / Management
MA
Master of Arts
9

Sales/ Purchase Manager

Revised sales margins and forecasts; managed budgets and monitored P/L.

  • [company name] profit 15% by implementing an accurate cost control optimizing expenses related to ocean freight, distribution, and warehousing.
  • Responsible for month-end accounting functions for inventory controls, sales, and cost of goods sold.
  • Analyzed account profitability and prepared analysis of account variances to prior period, budget and forecasts.
  • Proactively evaluated corporate needs and established guidelines for improving tracking of purchase orders, pro-forma invoice and requisitions.
  • Calculated and updated company product cost. Prepared quotes for potential new customers.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
10

Purchase Manager

  • Built business network of international trading partners from Germany, Denmark and Russia.
  • Improved marketing and selling strategy of company causing a 10% sales increase.
  • Managed team of 8 Sales Representatives; Controlled inventory, performed ordering and purchasing.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
MA
Economics
MA
Master of Arts

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