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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

Heavy data entry in to Access database.

  • Generated generous amounts of purchase orders.
  • Created Commitment of Payments to vendors/suppliers that provided work at residences
  • Corresponded via email to all vendors/suppliers.
  • Communicated daily via telephone/email to all field Construction Managers, Purchasing Agents and Construction Assistants; in regards to their perspective properties and vendor schedule assignments.
  • Scheduled all vendor/suppliers for each property according to location, Construction Manager and property value; while maintaining log of all property assignments.
  • Managed Access database that held all property information: address of property, internal/external notes for properties, maintained accurate accounting of property dates. (start/closing)
  • Generated detailed Excel reports to Purchasing Director, V.P. of Construction and Controller.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
22

Purchasing Assistant

Coordinated Purchasing Manager's meetings, conference calls and maintained calendar

  • Discovered and researched new vendors for material goods and services with various tools
  • Dispatched vendor packages to new companies for signature, Certificates of Insurance and checked references
  • Obtained proposals ensuring specifications were met
  • Negotiated with vendors on pricing and services to achieve the best value
  • Ensured current vendors maintained compliance to contracts
  • Maintained all equipment specifications in company's shared drive
  • Trained new personnel
  • Promoted to the position of Environmental Project Management Coordinator
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Liberal Arts
23

Purchasing Assistant

Sourced and negotiated pricing for 200 items with an annual purchased value of $10million

  • Sourced products internationally
  • Worked with diverse populations, conversant in Chinese
  • Developed experience in a variety of purchasing activities
  • Negotiated pricing of annual purchases in excess of $10M
  • Skilled in all phases of procurement, from concept to product roll-out.
  • Played essential role in product design and development by supporting engineering efforts
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Marketing
MBA
Finance
24

Purchasing Assistant

Assisted with order/inventory management of a $50+ million annual budget

  • Supported Purchasing Department with overall administrative aspects of order and inventory management to support corporate initiatives/goals
  • Worked directly with external suppliers and vendors to ensure timely receipt of inventory
  • Coordinated all product deliveries with Freight companies and Warehouse Management Team
  • Monitored 126 customer driven special program orders and coordinated receipt of inventory
  • Responsible for data entry maintenance of the vendor record database
  • Front Desk Reception responsibilities
  • Worked directly with various internal departments (Sales, Merchandising, Accounting, Warehouse, Customer Service) and external departments (Suppliers, Transportation Companies)
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
25

Purchasing Assistant

Procured medical goods and services for our customer service departments

  • Communicated with vendors on a daily basis
  • Provided customer service daily to our hospital and university staffs
  • Researched products for best cost savings
  • Assisted with new project bidding
  • Advertised ads on state contract reporter negotiating local state contracts
  • Prepared spreadsheets and obtains details for price increases
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BBA
Marketing Management
26

Purchasing Assistant

  • Effectively Managed Dell return-exchange orders.
  • Prepared purchase orders for calibration or repair on test equipment.
  • Provided clerical support to entire purchasing team.
  • Managed accurate returns of our equipment within estimated completion dates.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
27

Purchasing Assistant

Responsible for placing purchase orders for all engineering related materials and supplies, special orders, expedited orders, late reports, and call in orders.

  • Negotiated with vendors to remain within limitations or standards established by Oneac.
  • Scan in cards to put on order, bar code transfer to AS400, print out orders and manually
  • Followed ISO guidelines utilizing SOP and SCAR's
  • Contact suppliers on adjustments, incorrect material and delivery concerns.
  • Enter and maintain accurate purchasing information in the AS400 system (EDI system)
  • Maintain files on ONEAC purchase orders and requisitions.
  • Follow up on late orders on a daily basis and adjusted delivery dates as necessary to reflect current status, or closed, as required, i.e. Partials.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
28

Sales/ Purchasing Assistant

  • Assisted Senior Sales and Purchasing staff procure purchase and sales orders
  • Developed sales strategies to assist account managers in servicing and retaining accounts
  • Researched and established fair market values through direct and broker sales
  • Created daily reports for gains and losses via Pentagon system
  • Back-up front desk receptionist: Handled heavy volumes of inbound calls; guest reception
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
AA
Business / Administration
29

Purchasing Assistant

  • Facilitated purchasing by requesting and checking quotes, placed orders, and prepared purchasing orders, including use of Steel 2000 software
  • Cross checked shipping documents to ensure accuracy, appropriate documentation, order completion
  • Communicated shipment and inspection times to appropriate personnel
  • Prepared and distributed purchase order packets to accounting and receiving departments
  • Received items in Steel 2000 software, scanned mill certificates, and performed filing and other business activities as needed
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
AS
Office Management
AS
Accounting
BS
Business Administration
30

Purchasing Assistant

Placed orders for suppliers and services under direction of Purchasing Manager

  • Input all necessary information into a Materials Management Information System
  • Monitored open order list and follow-up of orders on pre-determined time interval
  • Arranged for expediting of shipments and informed departments of schedules
  • Conferred with inventory locations to maintain proper levels of inventory
  • Prepared invoices and communicated discrepancies to vendors and suppliers
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job

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