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Purchasing Officers are responsible for acquiring products and services at competitive prices for their companies. They play a crucial role as production processes depend on how well they do their job. Based on our collection of resume samples, common duties for this position include assessing procurement needs, taking orders, estimating arrival times, checking stocks, negotiating prices, and liaising with suppliers. The most sought-after skills in a Purchasing Officer are analytical thinking, math skills, communication, computer competencies, teamwork, and attention to details. Employers select resumes displaying a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant area.

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1

Full Charge Bookkeeper, Purchasing Officer

Handled company payroll for over 30 employees on a weekly basis; prepared payroll tax deposit forms and tax returns on monthly and quarterly basis

  • Prepared schedules, bank reconciliation, and financial reports on a monthly basis to assist CEO with planning
  • Accurately evaluated the costing of printing jobs to assist manager making executive decisions
  • Responsible for company accounts payable, monitored accounts receivables, handled the processing of over 100 invoices, $50,000 in A/P per month
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BBA
Psychology
2

Purchasing Officer

Negotiated prices for and ordered materials/ parts from vendors, create invoices for said orders

  • Provided customer service to end-use customers and ensured timely delivery to said consumers
  • Invoiced customers, negotiated prices, mail, fax, and photocopied documents for service coordinators
  • Utilized programs such as Lotus, SAP and internal software to complete required tasks
  • Created monthly meeting agenda for meetings as well as monthly report for presentation to supervisor
  • Arranged and attended quality assurance and customer satisfaction meetings
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Chon Buri, Thailand
BA
English
3

Purchasing Officer

Supervised end-to-end non-consumables ordering for the entire fleet of cruise lines

  • Managed worldwide vendor sourcing, contracting, budgeting and supplying of the vessels totaling over 20 million Euros (approximately 25 million USD)
  • Scheduled deliveries to all vessels worldwide handling all logistics related matters
  • Managed suppliers' monthly payments
  • Identified and supervised alternate freight for vessel delivery ensuring consumable needs were met on time while lowering operational cost
  • Communicated closely with all vessels to ensure all inventory requirements were met
  • Developed related budgets
  • Handled various projects including bulk and fleet purchasing
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Science
4

Local Purchasing Officer

Supervised and directed corporate purchasing functions such as product/service research, vendor selection, price and contract terms negotiation, and purchases order completion. Provided excellent service to internal customers maintaining constant communication and coordination.

  • Developed strategic partner suppliers and negotiated long term contract agreements.
  • Negotiated acquisitions at quality, cost standards, and payment agreements consistent with company business objectives.
  • Ensured stock inventory levels were maintained to adequately meet operation needs at three different warehouses.
  • Supervised and appraised two subordinates in purchasing department.
  • Communicated and coordinated with accounting department on suppliers' payment matters.
  • Responsible for disposal of scrap by negotiating terms of removal and sale.
  • Responsible for petty cash expenses.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Engineering
MA
Business Administration
5

Purchasing Officer

Supervised end-to-end non-consumables ordering for the entire fleet of cruise lines

  • Managed worldwide vendor sourcing, contracting, budgeting and supplying of the vessels totaling over 20 million Euros (approximately 25 million USD)
  • Scheduled deliveries to all vessels worldwide handling all logistics related matters
  • Managed suppliers' monthly payments
  • Identified and supervised alternate freight for vessel delivery ensuring consumable needs were met on time while lowering operational cost
  • Communicated closely with all vessels to ensure all inventory requirements were met
  • Developed related budgets
  • Handled various projects including bulk and fleet purchasing
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Science
6

Assistant Purchasing Officer

Promoted to full time employee in 3 months from temp employee

  • Promoted to Assistant Purchasing Officer in 2 year from Inventory Clerk
  • Maintained sales records inventory levels of current stock
  • Organized the distribution to supplies to nine locations
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
HS
Health Information Technology Program One Year Accredited Program
HS
Accounting And Office Administration Program One Year Accredited Program
7

Purchasing Officer

  • Pioneered the implementation of an inventory system for the warehouse.
  • Spearheaded efforts to centralize the purchasing functions, which enhanced productivity levels.
  • Supervised 12 employees in daily job activities, which included purchasing staff and warehouse personnel.
  • Created and negotiated standards with vendors for office equipment and office supplies for the leading investment company on Wall Street.
  • Developed and delivered status updates to the Executive Vice President.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
8

Purchasing Officer

Provided key tactical support for Buyers and Purchasing Manager

  • Obtained quotes and performed cost analysis, prepared reports for Buyers
  • Reviewed purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy
  • Prepared and processed purchase orders and documents
  • Maintained complete updated purchasing data and priced in the system
  • Trained new co-workers
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
C
Intensive English For International
C
Intensive English For International
BA
Engineering
9

Supply/purchasing Officer

Managed the requisitioning, receipting, storing and distribution of equipment and associated repair parts.

  • Ensured that all equipment and repair parts were accounted for.
  • Purchased and managed Special Operation Capable equipment outside of the normal military supply chain in accordance with Marine Corps regulations, the Federal Acquisition Regulations and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations.
  • Prepared and managed budgets of over $2M.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
10

Store Supervisor/purchasing Officer/safety Officer

Maintained store records, prepared material orders, the received, inspected and stored supplies and disbursed material requested for job orders.

  • Supervised the inventory of supplies stored in warehouse and reconciled stock movement.
  • Coordinated on an ongoing basis with the service departments and suppliers in determining the purchasing scope of work for projects being undertaken
  • Handled and monitored claims to factories and vendors for defectives, shortage, missing parts
  • Prepared and process purchase orders and documents in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Sourced, selected and negotiated supplies purchased in terms of quality, price, terms, deliveries and services with suppliers
  • Monitored and coordinated deliveries of items between suppliers to ensure that all items are delivered to site/store on time.
  • Coordinated and conducted work area assessment and evaluation to determine the presence of hazardous conditions such as noise exposure, chemical exposure, light levels and indoor air quality.
  • Assisted departments with specific training needs by locating and scheduling safety training activities
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
Mathematics, English Language

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