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Purchasing Coordinators play a vital role in various organizations as they acquire the products and services companies need to run their activity. Common job duties listed on a Purchasing Coordinator resume include researching pricing trends, negotiating prices, performing financial analysis, updating records, and recruiting and training staff. A successful resume sample for this position mentions qualifications such as leadership, communication, negotiation, attention to details, supply chain management knowledge, and computer competencies. Employers select candidates holding a Bachelor's Degree in business, procurement, or finance.

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Purchasing Coordinator

Coordinated all shipping and receiving for a 2 billion dollar outpatient rehabilitation hospital encompassing order and delivery of supplies for over 5 separate departments.

  • Negotiated all vendor/buyer contracts to achieve best price resulting in savings of 2% in the bottom line purchasing budget
  • Ensured zero supply outages with just in time supplies for all departments with 95% success rate
  • Maintain appropriate inventory for over 55 patients and 5 departments while maintained 100% bacteria free storage environment to achieve hospital standards
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Kinesiology
2

Purchasing Coordinator

Interfaced with employees and vendors with the objective of executing orders for chemicals, test equipment, bottles, services and other items. Received purchase requisitions, entering, printing and tracking purchase orders and providing employee assistance in the ordering process. Designed purchasing procedures that maximized the amount of time research personnel spent doing science. Implemented purchasing procedures that minimized wait time in the purchasing/delivery process so that goods and services were delivered timely.

  • Trained overseas and implemented new SAP order system for U.S. office.
  • Trained Scientists and Managers on various aspects of the new system.
  • Developed techniques to troubleshoot and correct system concerns.
  • Negotiated with vendors to maximize cost savings (achieved $1.7 million savings in 2011).
  • Implemented purchasing procedures that reduced wait time to two days to ensure timely delivery.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration & Accounting
3

Inventory and Purchasing Coordinator

Sole purchasing and inventory coordinator for a multi-million dollar company. Maintain proper inventory levels of all Truco-owned finished goods and components at our headquarters and 18 other co-packers by analyzing usage and forecast reports. Create item numbers, set up pricing in internal systems, verify proper integration between ordering system and accounting system, assign vendor id, create purchase order, follow through to make sure items purchased arrive on time and are accurate, and work with accounting to make sure invoices are paid before due date to take advantage of available discounts. Create SKU numbers in accordance with Truco Item Logic for both accounting logic and warehouse part number logic. Perform month close inventory counts, variance reconciliations, and adjustments. Meet with potential vendors and audit three main supplier focuses; price, quality, and service. Also meet with current suppliers when needed to renegotiate contracts or request additional bids to make sure company expectations are met. Administer all claims regarding overages, shortages, and damages of transfer and grocery shipments.

  • Reduced owned inventory from 1.7 million to 850K or less by Q4 of 2013 and have been able to maintain an owned inventory of 750-850K to present.
  • Contributed to a successful project with a goal of $500k in savings by EOY in which we exceeded with a total of $1.9 million in savings.
  • Successfully maintained a 99.5% or better in on-time delivery and order accuracy.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AAS
Criminal Justice
4

Senior Purchasing Coordinator

Converted purchase requisitions into purchase orders using SRM/SAP system, verified Takeda's purchasing policies were followed, and sent purchase orders to supplier

  • Reviewed contracts below $50,000 for purchasing terms and compliance to Takeda policy, eliminating the need for legal review, saving the Legal Department approximately 4 hours a week
  • Created contract records in the contract management system, uploaded signed agreements and executed those contracts, eliminating the need to send the executed contract back to legal.
  • Trained cross-functional areas on purchasing policy and procedures to insure proper paper work was submitted saving approximately 3 hours a week
  • Provided customer service for both internal and external inquiries
  • Updated purchase orders as requested and documented by requestor
  • Created/updated SOP manual for training new Purchasing Department members
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BBA
Bachelor of Business Administration
5

Purchasing Coordinator

  • Negotiated initial stocking orders and everyday discounts by historical sales within category, potential growth, and ability to build trust within our brand
  • Helped lower wholesale food pricing by 7-18% from top 3 pet food vendors
  • Improved inventory accuracy by developing and enforcing standard operating procedures on receiving, cycle count procedures and training
  • Helped facilitate quarterly rebate programs with growth incentives, generating $35k in rebates since Q2 2014
  • Developed inventory supervisor training program
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Management & Human Resources
6

Purchasing Coordinator

Responsible for purchasing all food, transportation, energy, phone, construction materials, and office supplies for a non-for-profit agency with an annual budget of $12,000,000.

  • Within first month of employment changed energy supplier thereby saving $27,000 over the next two years.
  • Established purchasing, bidding, and capital expenditure guidelines for all facilities.
  • Began pilot program called "Pride in Ownership" to encourage resident pride in private spaces which eliminated work orders by 30% saving approximately $10,000 annually.
  • Purchased Fleet vehicles saving $23,800 in first 6 months.
  • Managed numerous special projects including: 4 bathroom rehabs, 2 kitchen rehabs, 2 chapel rehabs, a salary hiring and promotion matrix, 200 job descriptions, agency transportation analysis, MSDS Books for 10 locations, evacuation drawings for 10 locations, and new web pages on The Hub (a Sharepoint website).
  • Managed volunteer workgroups comprised of 5 to 30 individuals.
  • Part of Leadership Committee which is responsible for agency strategic planning.
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Information Technology
Pre-physical Therapy
Physical Therapy
7

Purchasing Coordinator

Developed and authorized all purchase orders and ensured compliance policy and procedure.

  • Authorized payments for purchases by forwarding receiving documentation.
  • Supervised buyers and purchasing staff involved in the external procurement of a diverse array of materials, parts, equipment, supplies and services for affiliate companies of CVG Holding related with Mine and Energy Industries
  • Reviewed and approved purchase requisitions for accuracy and compliance, designated approved suppliers, and assigned requisitions to staff for processing.
  • Tracked and developed reports to identify progress and evaluation of employees based on purchase order quantities placed according to client, amounts and process duration. Reviewed and processed purchase requisitions and purchase order adjustment.
  • Accomplished purchasing and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Economics
8

Purchasing Coordinator

Contributed to various initiatives within the Purchasing Department while achieving objectives.

  • Assisted in uploading and maintaining master house budgets as well as generating contracts and change orders.
  • Contributed to the Michigan Division converting to Home Builder Suite.
  • Streamlined the RTS process to ensure rebates were maximized.
  • Prepared monthly house cost reconciliation.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Accounting
9

Purchasing Coordinator / Marketing Director

Responsible for Purchasing and new company development goals (short & long term)

  • Conducted hourly employee Payroll, Inventory Management, Evaluations, Finance, Invoice Reconciliations
  • Located suppliers, ensured Quality, Reliability, and Cost Analysis of products and services
  • Designed and managed (2) two Websites and companies 1ues.com & rockstar3000.com
  • Enhanced high Customer Retention and support to include Contracts and Bid Proposals
  • Compliance Manager in Operational Safety, OSHA, Energy and Conservation, EPA inspections
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Safety, Crm, Human Factors, Aviation Laws & Regulations
10

Purchasing Coordinator / MRO BUYER

Ensured timely processing of all requisitions for maintenance, supervisors, engineers and plant personnel.

  • Researched different vendors and negotiated the purchase of best quality products at most cost-effective prices.
  • Implemented procedures to maintain MROs, office supplies and plant inventory to meet operational requirements.
  • Issued all purchase orders and expedited shipments to meet production schedules.
  • Assessed and resolved issues pertaining to billing, returns and repairs.
  • Performed timely payment of all freight bills and processed all receiving documentation.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job

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