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Purchasing Executives acquire a wide range of products and services for their companies and help managers attain the organization's financial goals. Typical job duties described in a Purchasing Executive resume include predicting procurement needs, scheduling purchases, checking stocks, negotiating competitive prices, analyzing market trends, and taking orders from other departments. Based on our collection of resume samples, these professionals should demonstrate leadership, analytical thinking, communication and negotiation skills, computer proficiency, and teamwork. Employers select candidates holding a Bachelor's Degree in finance or business.

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Purchasing Executive

Provided strategic sourcing expertise for Information Technology, Marketing, and Professional Services. Led sourcing and contracting activities for data center hardware, software and maintenance, software license agreements for standard and custom developed software, Internet / worldwide web related projects, and call center technologies.

  • Provided strategic sourcing expertise for client groups in three cities
  • Sourced telecommunications access services for inbound reservation services; achieved approximately a 30% overall cost reduction and established improved contract terms
  • Responsible for managing numerous IT and Telecommunications Spend Categories, including 125 active contracts and an annual spend of approximately $150 Million; sourcing results included annual savings of approximately $30 Million
  • Designed and implemented a contracts tracking database and contract administration process
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Economics
2

Purchasing Executive Agent Assistant

Developed strong relationships with suppliers and service providers, resulting in substantial savings, and improved service

  • Provided one-on-one customer assistance in the selection and purchase of merchandise that best met the client's needs.
  • Minimized customer complaints by offering expedient, as well as positive, resolutions to client issues. Also, assisted customers via telephone regarding merchandise inquiries and availability.
  • Coordinated and processed purchase orders and documentation. Interpreted city codes and correspondence from overseas vendors.
  • Assisted customers with inquiries, issues, and complaints.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Certificate
3

Purchasing Executive

Worked as a purchasing executive for a manufacturing company.

  • Worked directly with purchasing, accounting, export/import and production departments
  • Coordinated in Six Sigma implementation project which was initiated to improve quality of final products like stainless steel bright bar, wires, flats, angles, SS Coil, SS Plates
  • Negotiated with raw material suppliers to finalize deal and facilitated shipment of material from mines to plant
  • Planned and executed transportation of 10.5K MT Cr-Ore (Cr2O3), Iron Ore and Coal from East port to West port of India by ship which resulted in saving of 1.5 million INR as compared to other transportation mode
  • Initiated supplier partnerships as a part of company's long term-commitment between the organizations
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
MS
Industrial Engineering
MBA
Finance
Electrical Engineering
4

Purchasing Executive

  • Supervised and managed key operations of the Purchasing & Contracts department in the field of Engineering materials & services
  • Processed the purchase orders by liaising & actively negotiating with vendors and end users
  • Created tenders for individual requisitions & successfully made key decisions based on quotations & quality issues
  • Created and managed the Purchase Orders (POs) & Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) using the eProcurement software system
  • Ensured all purchases and the quality & standard of Engineering goods approved were within mandated guidelines
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Electronic And Telecommunication Engineering
MS
Electrical Engineering
5

Senior Purchasing Executive

Personally handled quoting and sales process for annuitants to purchase their structured settlements

  • Built and executed new marketing plans to attract and close new business
  • Met and exceeded monthly quotas by maintaining a healthy sales pipeline and following up consistently
  • Worked with attorneys to assemble documentation to support an approval for a client's funding
  • Traveled to potential clients directly to finalize and negotiate contract for an acceptance of sale
  • Managed a CRM of over 250 generated leads to qualify for exchanging their settlement for cash today
  • Networking to increase referrals and developed strong relationships with annuitants, attorneys, and advisors
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Bachelor of Arts
6

Purchasing Executive

Controlled the primary packaging contracts and agreements and met the business strategic objectives

  • Managed the process of sourcing new suppliers to ensure the highest quality materials and best payment terms
  • Responsible for procuring non-stock items for the company's various operation departments (Engineering, Production, and Quality Operations)
  • Achieved cost-savings over 15% of last year's total expenditure, through the purchasing activities
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Faculty Of Commerce English Section
MBA
Master of Business Administration
7

Purchasing Executive

Purchasing executive for dry commodities division.

  • Wholesale purchasing of all the products in large volumes from U.S. based suppliers.
  • Managed the inventory and pricing of over 900 products and distributed them to the sales team, while supporting a nearly $3 million monthly revenue.
  • Worked with sales division on obtaining and maintaining reduced prices to eliminate products nearing expiration dates and eliminating them from the inventory.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
8

Purchasing Executive

Monitored quantity and quality of goods received.

  • Managed reports and documentation control.
  • Negotiate price, terms, conditions and lead time reduction with suppliers.
  • Maintained and updated purchasing records.
  • Prepared cost comparison of material pricing.
  • Evaluated and implemented Vendor Development Program.
  • Coordinated projects to drive materials cost reduction.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
International Business Management
BA
Financial Accounting And Management Accounting
9

Purchasing Executive

  • Lead and manage the commercial functions encompassing contracts, procurement and inventory management.
  • Administered more than 500 kinds of import drugs purchasing plan.
  • Negotiated contracts with more than 100 directors of international departments of foreign pharmaceutical companies including Europe, USA and Japan.
  • Increased purchases from 180 million USD in 1989 to 400million USD in 1994.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Pharmacy
MA
Finance & Healthcare Management
10

Purchasing Executive

Provides information for order level, credit facilities, cash deal, delivery, and categorized quality of materials, distance of supplier, penalties and circumstances deal.

  • Evaluate the company's reliability and credibility, previous track record of the company, list of major client's of subject company and product origin.
  • Assist in preparing and reviewing quotations/tender.
  • Coordinate with suppliers regarding processing of the complete set of documents e.g.: (Invoices, packing list, Airway bill (for air shipment) Bill of Lading, Certificate of Origin (for sea shipment) for faster processing of Custom clearance.
  • Sourcing of suppliers and buyers for quotation tender through internet and regular client. Examination of purchase order and deliveries per unit and cost which are not nominated in the Bill of Materials.
  • Detailed checking of commercial invoices versus goods received voucher.
  • Liaise with the various government agencies.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job

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