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Purchasing Analysts make sure an organization is supplied with the goods and services it needs in order to run its activity. Common job duties listed on a Purchasing Analyst resume include evaluating procurement needs, planning purchases, implementing effective procurement methods, supporting the management, and reducing costs. Procurement expertise, communication and negotiation skills, analytical thinking, computer proficiency and problem solving orientation are commonly seen on typical resume samples for this job. Most Purchasing Analysts hold a Master's Degree in a relevant area such as business, finance, or engineering.

1

Purchasing Analyst

Took on the control of all the contractual insurance policies (200+); updated, simplified and modernized archives both physical and virtual.

  • Led bidding processes according to the policies and procedures established by the company.
  • Contracted 3-year provision of lab material thus generating 3% savings for the company of a $300k USD award and decreased lead times.
  • Negotiated directly with national and international suppliers hence summing $650k USD savings for the company.
  • Contributed in third place to the intradepartmental objective of 5% savings per year (2011).
  • Controlled approved budget expenditure for the acquisition of goods/services in the areas of Drilling and Projects that led to 0 over-budget circumstances.
  • Liaison between the internal client and suppliers, integrated and re-directed perspectives to alleviate technical uncertainties.
  • Managed a volume of acquisitions of approximately $16.5 millions USD.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Management
MA
International Business
2

Purchasing Analyst

Provided analysis and reconciliation of monthly charges of a $25 million IT budget to Senior Executive staff. Managed account payments for IT equipment leases.

  • Tracked and analyzed budget and monthly project charges for Supply Chain and Quality teams. Reported information to project managers and senior managers.
  • Provided cost savings by negotiating a 19% cost savings of $222,000 for IT equipment leases. Maintained IT budget $300,000 below forecast through stringent validation.
  • Created purchase orders for lease equipment and contract worker resources. Created monthly accounting accruals and journal entries for IT budget.
  • Responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the contract worker database.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Psychology
MBA
Business Administration
3

Purchasing Analyst

Managed purchasing process from issuing RFQs to performing bid analysis to cutting purchase orders and change orders to expediting orders and ensuring on-time delivery to site for orders of 150K or less within fast paced purchasing cycles (i.e. 3 to 7 business days)

  • Estimated quantities of specialized materials needed for job by analyzing blueprints and construction documents to perform calculations based on square footage and units of measurement for various products (i.e. treated wood, framing and certain interior/exterior paints)
  • Generated purchasing reports with PO values to perform cost analysis (i.e. budgetary vs. actual cost)
  • Assisted suppliers in conflict resolution concerning scheduling and accounting issues (i.e. outstanding invoices in excess of net 30 day payment period)
  • Established and maintained professional business relationships with vendors and service providers
  • Managed master data control and historical archiving of Purchase Orders and related items
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
International Business
4

Purchasing Analyst

Managed purchasing process from issuing RFQs to performing bid analysis to cutting purchase orders and change orders to expediting orders and ensuring on-time delivery to site for orders of 150K or less within fast paced purchasing cycles (i.e. 3 to 7 business days)

  • Estimated quantities of specialized materials needed for job by analyzing blueprints and construction documents to perform calculations based on square footage and units of measurement for various products (i.e. treated wood, framing and certain interior/exterior paints)
  • Generated purchasing reports with PO values to perform cost analysis (i.e. budgetary vs. actual cost)
  • Assisted suppliers in conflict resolution concerning scheduling and accounting issues (i.e. outstanding invoices in excess of net 30 day payment period)
  • Established and maintained professional business relationships with vendors and service providers
  • Managed master data control and historical archiving of Purchase Orders and related items
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
International Business
5

Supply Chain Operations Analyst/purchasing Analyst/buyer II

  • Collaborated with Merchandising/Marketing, Logistics. Distribution, Retail teams to execute marketing and inventory control initiatives in all aspects maintaining $3.5 MM working capital
  • Maintained 97.5% Service Level goal, received multiple awards for Top Performer in operations
  • Managed Safeway vendor replenishment program, handling accounts worth $1.5M
  • Appointed as One Network Administrator, provide weekly warehouse capacity reports and implement Purchasing Analyst best practices
  • Analyzed/Managed Accounting Bouncers and Sarbanes and Oxley (SOX) key controls
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AAS
Associate of Applied Science
6

Arthroscopy Purchasing Analyst/business Planner

Purchased and managed inventory for a arthroscopy product line, which grossed over $100,000,000 in annual sales

  • Led and facilitated competitive contracts with manufacturing entities worldwide and negotiated cost reduction in order serve
  • Collaborated and consulted with marketing, sales, and operations to spearhead the purchasing of priority materials
  • Position required extensive knowledge of the processes for shipping, methods for producing, promoting and the selling of medical
  • Regularly met with key marketing executives to strategize, forecast, develop and report tactics to track trends
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BS
Marketing
7

Purchasing Analyst

Managed and executed the procurement of >$40M of sales inventory and production materials.

  • Analyzed sales data to forecast inventory needs.
  • Developed and monitored KPIs for inventory optimization.
  • Monitored lead times, updated reorder points and preferred stock levels.
  • Identified clearance items in collaboration with Ecommerce Pricing Team.
  • Sourced packaging materials and developed relationships with manufacturers & distributors.
  • Led continuous improvement projects to optimize material and labor costs, lowering material costs by ~$120K annually and reducing labor costs by ~$25K per year.
  • Developed a stocking plan for the highest volume of bathroom fixture sales in company history that reduced the average order turnaround by >5 days, and improved the fill rate by >20%.
  • Participated in Pricing Strategy goal development and execution.
  • Co-managed EDI implementation with key vendors and customers.
  • Completed ad hoc analyses of promotions & investment opportunities.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Economics
8

Purchasing Analyst

Researched and identified products the company could utilize in order to maximize efficiency and profit.

  • Negotiated with suppliers the best pricing and terms for the company.
  • Implemented and maintained the inventory on chemicals, lumber and panels.
  • Facilitated certification/reporting for the company such as FSC applications and HAPS.
  • Reviewed blue prints and products specifications.
  • Generated and maintained production report.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Wood Science & Technology
9

Purchasing Analyst

Developed and implemented purchasing and contract management policies and procedures.

  • Established and maintained strong relationships with vendors and internal clients.
  • Reviewed purchase orders and contracts for conformance to company policies.
  • Initiated meetings with key vendors to negotiate improved pricing, product quality and delivery.
  • Conducted negotiations with vendors to establish contract terms, mitigate risks, and reduce overall costs.
  • Liaison between finance, vendors and legal for all contracts and agreements.
  • Identified and implemented process improvements and cost saving measures.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Business
10

Purchasing Analyst

  • Created, modified and expedited over 200 monthly purchase orders (PO)
  • Assisted over 140 internal/external customer with invoice issues
  • Analyzed monthly PO expenditures and provide cost savings recommendations to management ($3k)
  • Eliminated over 150 duplicate orders in the SRM and SAP to mitigate operational cost and man-hours ($10k)
  • Responsible as the Business Area Export Representative (BAER) for Purchasing Military Aftermarket Services (MAS)
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Communications, Concentration

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