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Purchasing Assistants offer support to Purchasing Directors and complete duties such as handling correspondence, liaising with suppliers, taking orders from other departments, estimating arrival times, and preparing reports. Based on our collection of resume samples, these employees should emphasize throughout their job applications qualities such as accuracy, time management, efficient communication, organization, and teamwork. The most successful example resumes for Purchasing Analysts mention a college degree in a relevant area such as business, engineering, or economics. Supply chain management expertise represents an advantage.

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Purchasing Assistant

  • Generated purchase orders for new starts (average of 5 per week)
  • Coordinated and analyzed vendor bids and/or takeoffs and maintained in database
  • Determined material demands and purchased items accordingly to ensure availability when materials were needed
  • Identified and negotiated pricing with multiple vendors and obtained the best pricing for the highest quality
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
12

Purchasing Assistant

Assisted category managers with sourcing vendors

  • Created purchase orders and expedited delivery dates
  • Verified if invoices should be paid and resolved receipt and invoice discrepancies
  • Managed sending and receiving vendor data between engineering and vendors
  • Stored vendor data and expedited document approvals
  • Ensured vendor data was received in accordance with purchase orders
  • Helped engineering create new system for storing vendor data
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Technology
13

Purchasing Assistant

JD Edwards/Oracle daily use

  • Maintained large volume company Visa Card orders monthly ($300K-$1M) Paymentnet
  • Updated/Maintained internal district purchasing catalog of Technology products
  • Advised end users on proper Technology and contracted vendors to fit their order
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Mass Communication
Graphic Design
14

Purchasing Assistant

  • Data Entry, Spreadsheets, Invoicing, and Scanning documents into Document Imaging
  • Created company fliers, coupons and Specials Sheets
  • Provided excellent customer service to vendors on all invoicing and billing issues
  • Accurately reconciled the statements each month and confirmed all bills where properly keyed into the system
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Paralegal
15

Logistics/purchasing Assistant

Responsible for purchasing at three company sites: Houston and Pasadena, TX and Baton Rouge, LA.

  • Managed the replenishment of products within assigned categories to ensure supply is balanced with demand at the best price.
  • Performed administrative functions such as purchasing system management price verification and new item requests.
  • Logistics Management-scheduled freight for all internal and external orders at the direction of the Materials Manager.
  • Assessing accuracy of receipts and inventory for purchase orders reconciliation, utilizing Peach Tree system.
  • Attended weekly production meetings to help inventory maintain appropriate levels ahead of production schedule.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MBA
Supply Chain Management
16

Purchasing Assistant, Purchasing

  • Initiated purchase orders and amendments in SAP for standard or special parts and/or services.
  • Instituted a professional development and training model for the Purchasing department across all tiers.
  • Processed requests to add new vendors and managed an approved supplier list of nearly 1,000 companies in SAP.
  • Secured, analyzed and negotiated quotations to recommend suppliers based upon best value, top tier quality and on time delivery in full for both active and new vendor relations.
  • Trained and recognized as an internal auditor to help maintain standards of ISO, TS and company specific QMS: TS 16949 / ISO 9001 / ISO 14001.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Textile & Apparel Management - Supply Chain Management
17

Purchasing Assistant

Administered AT&T, Staples and Citibank business accounts and incoming order requests

  • Managed database of 20+ hotel contracts for company on national level
  • Analyzed invoice quotes and evaluated reports to identify possible cost savings
  • Prepared records of active contracts and updated departmental websites with existing vendors
  • Provided optimal service and communication between departments, vendors and employees for purchase orders
  • Assisted in the recruiting and interviewing process of candidates
  • Accommodated employees with variable work concerns and personal issues
  • Organized company events such as new hire orientation, blood drives and holiday parties
  • Maintained employee personnel and health files
  • Conducted employee benefit programs
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
18

Purchasing Assistant

Entered Purchase Orders into business software and processed them as required

  • Reviewed Purchase Order Acknowledgments; forwarded conflicting documents to Purchasing Manager for review
  • Assisted the Purchasing Manager in maintaining the Approved Supplier List
  • Collaborated with Manufacturing Engineering and the Quality Document Control departments to process Subcontractor Quotations and update Subcontract Processing Requirements
  • Processed and submitted forms and equipment orders for booth reservations for trade shows.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
19

Purchasing Assistant

Transmitted, reproduced, and filed vendor information on behalf of corporation

  • Gathered, and provided correspondence to various hospital divisions
  • Produced, and finalized purchase orders on behalf of company branches
  • Validated invoice billings
  • Prepared, and labeled surgical supplies intended for various departments
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Computer Technology
20

Purchasing Assistant

Helped process all purchase orders for engineering, projects and special orders averaging over a million dollars for the year.

  • Reported directly to the Purchasing Manager, assisting with vendor selection and cost details.
  • Maintained direct contact with suppliers and customers to resolve missed deliveries, pricing discrepancies and revised orders.
  • Directly responsible for transferring valves and parts between all [company name] warehouses
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Retailing And Consumer Science

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