buyer resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
Motivated professional with experience working in diverse environments that demand strong interpersonal, technical, and organizational skills. Committed to providing exceptional customer service utilizing all facets of communication. Problem solver with a demonstrated ability to make prompt, informed decisions derived from prior experience, education and logic. Self-starter; resourceful and thorough in initiating and completing simultaneous projects. Computer proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and internet research. Employment Highlights Customer Service and Reception Organized and efficient in filing and recording information in client files. Manage incoming calls on a multi-line phone system. Thoroughly document all client interactions using software and/or client records. Establish and maintain relationships with clients by providing them with product and service knowledge, answering their questions, and assisting them throughout their dealings with the company Technical Knowledge Computer proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and internet research. Expedited the admissions process by developing a spreadsheet in Excel which eliminated redundant paperwork. Utilized Microsoft Word and Excel to update forms and operating procedures as new policies and procedures. Utilized a knowledgebase to troubleshoot and research data entry, importing. Award 2013 Secretary of Defense Performance Based Logistic Gerald Beck System Level Award
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Work History
05/2006 to Current
Buyer Atlas Copco Drilling Solutions Reno, NV,
  • Negotiate agreements, other terms and conditions and adequately flow down the necessary contractual requirements to suppliers/subcontractors.
  • Prepare materials requisitions (P-Card and PO's).
  • Confirm purchase orders to appropriate vendors and track shipments.
  • Some knowledge of IT hardware/software and Cloud products/solutions.
  • Ability to read, interpret and negotiate terms and conditions.
  • Developed long-term relationships with strategic suppliers and research preferred sources for supplies.
  • Review requirements, solicit quotes, and prepare procurement packages, and evaluating all purchase requests ensuring these documents meet guidelines of Simplified Acquisition.
  • Acquisition Procedures (SAP) and MAC contracts with SPAWAR Atlantic – Charleston.
  • Monitor, validate, research, and resolve procurement costs and associated service center costs in ERP.
  • Ensure proper specifications or purchase descriptions are included in solicitation documents.
  • Sourced products and material at quality and cost standards consistent with the organizations business objectives.
  • Ensure stock inventory levels matched purchase request and audit invoices.
  • Research and verify material allowances including planned allowances, and field material to operating forces and provide follow-up site support as required.
  • Provide assistance to project staff on site and at different locations.
  • Arrange expedited shipments to prevent unscheduled manufacturing downtime.
  • Compile Monthly Status Report (MSR) from information provided in the Weekly Action Reports (WAR) Update Material Status Report Assisted Contracts with any issues with Contracts buys Continue to cross check license software in DON Applications & Database Management Systems to make sure that they are approved for purchasing for the US Navy and USMC.
  • Filing and maintenance of all supply support documents.
05/2003 to 06/2006
Civilian Pay Technician Department Of Veterans Affairs Fort Meade, SD,
  • Was responsible for ensuring the privacy and accuracy of 8,795 payroll accounts for Defense Education Activity.
  • Viewed various source documents to verify pay data.
  • Would review, compute, and process a variety of non-routine manual pay actions and adjustments.
  • Reviewed reports to ensure all items were processed correctly.
  • Researched and prepared response to pay inquires to determine cause of discrepancies, and resolved complicated pay / allowances problems.
  • Would manage, resolve, and process a wide range of complicated debt collection.
  • Provided support in Special Accounts Thrift Saving Plan, Federal Employee Health Benefits, Retirements and Death Processing, and Debt Management.
  • Would research, analyze, prepare, reconcile and certify changes and reports concerning these special accounts.
  • Trained newly assigned clerks, provided customer service by phone and completed correspondence.
  • Calculated interest on OPM Pay Back System.
  • Researched and analyzed for grievances for the Department of Defense Teachers.
  • Supervised 27 contractors at the Department of Defense Accounting Services, Charleston SC for (Lockheed Martin).
  • Assisted with payroll issues, administrative issues and parties.
07/2002 to 05/2003
Receptionist/Admissions Assistant Heartland Of West Ashley City, STATE,
  • Performed daily organization and administrative duties.
  • Input patient information into a care net database.
  • Receipted all payments to patient’s accounts.
  • Would send faxes, file papers, write receipts for payments and did daily census.
Expected in 1983
Graduate of E:
A. Laney High School - Wilmington, NC
Expected in 1986
Johnson C Smith University - Charlotte, NC

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School Attended

  • A. Laney High School
  • Johnson C Smith University

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  • Buyer
  • Civilian Pay Technician
  • Receptionist/Admissions Assistant


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