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Purchasing Buyers work in a variety of industries and are responsible for acquiring materials and goods that companies need in order to run their activity. Common duties seen on a Purchasing Buyer resume example include managing inventories, scheduling purchases, liaising with suppliers, finding the best deals, and negotiating prices. Based on our collection of resume samples, these professionals should demonstrate procurement expertise, accuracy, strong communication skills, teamwork, and computer competencies. Employers select candidates holding at least a college degree and who have a background in business, accounting, or engineering.

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11

Corporate Purchasing Buyer

Reviewed Purchasing Requisitions and Purchase Orders in compliance with company guidelines and payment terms through EBP / SRM System

  • Conducted audits, gathering information for all Purchase Orders that were processed
  • Monitored invoices through IOL System
  • Provided training for Share Point System in uploading all back-up for Purchase Orders to decrease lost files
  • Consistently awarded for precision and team spirit
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
Accounting Program
12

Purchasing Buyer

Reviewed reports such as upcoming due dates, past dues and back orders while multitasking while managing high volume phone calls from showroom sellers and road representative sellers

  • Expedited dropped shipped customer fabric cut yardage orders from international vendors within 7-10 business days and domestic vendors 2-3 business days
  • Constantly reviewed purchase orders and communicated effectively with vendors to ensure orders are on schedule
  • Graded vendors monthly on performance
  • Processed receiving for purchase orders once dropped shipped to customers from vendor
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Real Estate Sales License Training Center
BA
Business Administration-management
13

Purchasing Buyer

Responsibilities include all purchasing and Supplier management activities across for both Direct and Indirect material.

  • Drove Cost improvement projects across all of direct material, resulting in average of 5% cost saving year over year with Suppliers across the globe.
  • Review MRP signals on daily basis and adjust material pull in push outs with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of material, while keeping control on inventory.
  • Supported all Engineering programs in identifying and qualifying Suppliers using both Technical and commercial knowledge.
  • Delivered multiple random product purchases, which requires technical expertise on very short notice to ensure New Product Introduction program timelines are met.
  • Early identification of issues and escalation to appropriate level within business and Supplier to ensure no business interruption
  • Managed Front desk as a backup person during the lunch time for Operator
  • Manage all expense entries in QuickBooks and provide reports to management team on weekly/ monthly basis
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
17
years
at this job
BS
Arts
14

Purchasing Buyer/inventory Control Coordinator

Purchased MRO related materials and services to support maintenance and production.

  • Coordinated maintenance contractor schedules, negotiated blanket purchase orders, quotation, and formal bidding process.
  • Analyzed, reconciled, and approved receiving and accounts payable records for payment to vendors
  • Supervised the receiving, shipping and warehousing of 4600 parts valued at $4.3 million to support maintenance and production for a 24/7 manufacturing operation.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
AA
Business Administration
15

Senior Purchasing Buyer

Purchased and scheduled material for customers including Brocade, Cisco Sustaining and NPI (New Product Introduction).

  • Managed the procurement of assigned materials, parts and components to support Prototype, EVT, and DVT development schedules and deliveries.
  • Maintained and ensured timely and accurate delivery of material.
  • Collaborated with Engineering to source parts to their specifications.
  • Managed material review and communication with suppliers and customers
  • Managed supplier relations and ensured supplier qualification.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Computer Science And Mathematics
MA
Master of Arts
16

Senior Purchasing Buyer

Purchased all Kan Ban, tooling, MRO supplies such as fasteners, saw blades, cables, gear boxes, motors, plastic, and steel for all manufactured powered metal automotive parts. Cost savings by negotiating current suppliers and researching for lower items costs resulted in $173,000.00 for 2003.

  • Provided ongoing cost savings by monitoring minimum maximum inventor eliminating non-usage parts and returning to suppliers for credit. This resulted in an $81,000.00 cost avoidance.
  • Followed up on purchase orders placed to insure on time delivery.
  • Supported accounts payable by following up on invoice discrepancies and verified correct shipment/purchase orders on packing lists. Followed up and completed weekly unresolved invoice list viewed by CFO. Aspired for weekly achievements in A/P Key Measurable
  • Verified supplier quality by visiting current sub-contractors and writing up findings to North American purchasing and manager and supervisors.
  • Placed into logistics one month after hire to manage scheduling of shipments from plant, as well as daily entering of activity and inventory reviewed by corporate headquarters.
  • Monitored Chrysler internet system for required automotive part shipments in United States and Mexico.
  • Three months spent dividing time between Purchasing and QS 9000 document and data control.
  • November 2002 in charge of purchasing for three plants in Michigan: Owosso, Romulus, and Zeeland.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Business Administration
Business Administration
17

National Purchasing Buyer

  • Handled over 100 calls daily within the Purchasing call center. Managed an average of 150 purchase orders daily that consisted of Contracts, Leases, Repairs and Emergency orders etc.
  • Managed $40 million of laboratory supplies and varies commodities nationwide for over 365 locations for SmithKline and 30 Tenet Hospitals in Los Angeles, California.
  • Analyzed, developed, and implemented standard procedures and processes in the purchasing organization that lead to increase team productivity and efficiency.
  • Developed Requests for Information, Request for Proposals, for Service Contracts for the purchasing organization.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
Business Administration
18

Purchasing Buyer

  • Maintained all materials planning/procurement, delivery scheduling, and inventory management. Responsible for all communication and corrodination with manufacturing.
  • Owner of supplier relations in my area. Ensured supplier performance for on time delivery, quality. Audited and evaluated suppliers. Managed all supplier quality and delivery issues to ensure closure and complete corrective action completion.
  • Successfully completed approved suppliers list, certificates of compliance, insurance and W9's for enable ISO qualification and auditing.
  • Managed special projects (e.g. clean rooms & RFQ's) for best pricing.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Composition
MA
Master of Arts
19

Technical Purchasing Buyer

Responsible to purchase all material and equipment needed for the projects including controlling inventory.

  • Sourced and negotiated pricing for items with an annual purchased value of $20 million including establishing purchase agreements and contracts with local and international suppliers.
  • Prepared bid comparison reports for review by the Purchasing Manager and Director of Purchasing
  • Organized procurement records, such as items purchased, costs, delivery, product quality, subcontractor performance, and inventories
  • Identifying and building cost reduction program and submitting detailed reports regularly.
  • Interacted with all departments in the organization such as engineering, warehouses, import/export, quality assurance, accounting, project managers and management.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Accounting
20

Purchasing Buyer/ Planner, Supply Chain

Evaluated material requirements and generated purchase orders accordingly.

  • Ordered and oversaw 12 million dollars of inventory annually.
  • Managed inventory investments to remain at, or below, targeted budget levels; while also monitoring aged and excess inventory.
  • Monitored purchases to insure on time delivery.
  • Sourced and evaluated new suppliers and materials.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Fine Arts

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