Buyer resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
Experienced Procurement Professional dedicated to continuous process improvement in the face of rapidly evolving and changing markets. Extremely results-oriented and proactive in finding cost-effective solutions to company-wide problems.
  • Negotiation skills
  • Strategic planning
  • Supplier development
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Relationship Buider
  • Countermeasure Effectiveness
Work History
02/2012 to Current Buyer Ultra Electronics 3Eti | Wallingford, CT,
  • Ensure on time delivery of mass production parts
  • Utilize MRP software
  • Set part ordering parameters 
  • Train new buyers
  • Track supplier delivery performance
  • Issue delivery trouble reports to suppliers
  • Work with suppliers to improve quality/delivery performance  
  • Ensure that suppliers implement effective countermeasures
  • Develop strategic action plans 
  • Maintain supplier contact database
  • Lead delivery improvement projects
  • Conduct supplier capacity/capability studies
  • Manage part design changes 
  • Report/Present to Plant Management
10/2011 to 02/2012 MRO Buyer Azek Company Inc. | Boise, ID,
  • Issued purchase orders to suppliers/vendors
  • Utilized CMMS software
  • Developed replenishment methods
  • Set ordering parameters
  • Transferred inventory between multiple plants
  • Sourced new suppliers/vendors for cost reduction
  • Researched alternative supplies/materials
01/2008 to 09/2011 Supply Chain Specialist Koch Industries, Inc. | Omaha, NE,
  • Analyzed inventory turnover
  • Requisitioned MRO parts/supplies
  • Negotiated pricing
  • Performed shipping/receiving functions
  • Acted as a liaison to sub-contractors
  • Managed capital construction projects


Expected in Current Bachelor of Arts | Organizational Management Bluffton University, 1 University Drive Bluffton, OH GPA:
Expected in 2012 Associate of Arts | Business Administration Rhodes State College, 4240 Campus Drive Lima, OH 45804 GPA:

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School Attended

  • Bluffton University
  • Rhodes State College

Job Titles Held:

  • Buyer
  • MRO Buyer
  • Supply Chain Specialist


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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