buyer resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Career Focus
Currently seeking a position in the Oil & Gas Industry which will give me the opportunity to further develop the business skills I have acquired through my collegiate career and previous work experience for the future growth of the company
Summary of Skills
Microsoft Office, ERP, SAP, ADP, Oracle
Professional Experience
Buyer, 08/2013 - Present
Steel Dynamics, Inc. , ,
  • Leading a company-wide lean initiative which reduced 2014 expenses by $25,000 Negotiate prices with vendors by sending out at least three RFQ's for all critical purchases above $500 Leverage strong vendor relationships with preferred suppliers to receive quantity discounts, assistance with expediting orders, and ensure all documentation is received Work alongside engineering, production, and quality to help develop new product lines Perform physical inventory counts on a quarterly basis and resolve any variance using Syspro Audit vendors to qualify/recertify them on the approved vendor list and score them based on vendor score card criteria Coordinate logistics for all incoming and outgoing shipments Ensure the company has a competitive advantage by securing the best quality, price, and delivery from suppliers through tactical negotiations and personal relationships Generated $50,000 in revenue so far in 2015 through inside sales Study and adhere to API 6A Q1 requirements Attend vendor audits to ensure vendor compliance.
Procurement Coordinator, 10/2012 - 08/2013
Avantor , ,
  • Prepared supplier selection forms and approved bid lists prior to submitting request for quotations Conducted commercial bid evaluations while in collaboration with engineering/design/construction to reduce change orders and recommend qualified vendors Pre-coordinated commercial terms and prepare issuance of purchase orders Improved strategic negotiation skills in order to develop strong vendor relationships Maintained weekly contact with vendors to sustain timely delivery schedule Organized domestic & international transportation along with logistics coordination Performed various audits to enforce quality assurance compliance Responsible for 1-2 million dollar contracts for the Hadrian North project Reduced vendor cost by 5-10% on all projections Continuously monitoring, evaluating and improving supplier performances.
Purchasing Agent, 02/2012 - 09/2012
Jeld-Wen , ,
  • Responsible for all order placement timing, supply & demand alignments, and material replenishment and supplier performances Authorized purchases of items requested on master list Verified receipt of incoming shipments by comparing items received to items ordered on purchase orders; resolved shipment errors with suppliers Sustained optimal levels of inventory in order to meet customer demand by maintaining inventory stock and scheduling deliveries Authorized payments of purchase orders up to $10,000 and forwarded receiving documentation to appropriate departments Assured quality of new products by utilizing quality control tests and procedures Maintained inventory control of products through a computer system known as ICE Developed sourcing strategies that would yield economical results Managed commodity cost initiatives.
Customer Service Representative, 08/2009 - 12/2011
Bancfirst Corporation , ,
  • Facilitated conference calls with CFO's, business development managers, directors, etc.
  • to address any potential questions clients may have Prepared several contracts on a weekly basis while confirming they complied with VA regulations and satisfied client requests Verified compliance of VA guidelines and standards on a minimum of 50 reports a week Posted and reconciled accounts receivables and accounts payable Reviewed UB-04 and 1500 forms and ensured accuracy of invoices by verifying correct CPT codes were ordered and billed for.
B.B.A: , Expected in December 2008
University of Houston - ,
Status -
Bachelors of Business Administration: Operations Management, Expected in
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GPA: Graduated Summa Cum Laude
Status - Operations Management Graduated Summa Cum Laude
Professional Affiliations
Association for Operations Management (APICS) Member Texas Children's Hospital Volunteer Wood Group Mustang Young Guns Alpha Member Forklift Certified HAZ Mat Certified Lockout/Tag-out Certified First Aid Certified
accounts payable, accounts receivables, ADP, API 6, business development, competitive, contracts, CPT, client, clients, delivery, documentation, ERP, forms, inside sales, maintaining inventory, inventory, inventory control, logistics, Microsoft Office, negotiation, negotiations, Oracle, quality, quality assurance, quality control, receiving, SAP, scheduling, sourcing strategies, strategic, supplier selection, transportation

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School Attended

  • University of Houston

Job Titles Held:

  • Buyer
  • Procurement Coordinator
  • Purchasing Agent
  • Customer Service Representative


  • B.B.A
  • Bachelors of Business Administration

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