buyer resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Business Development/Project Management/Marketing Dependable and motivated professional with experience in small business management, problem solving, managing multiple projects simultaneously, implementing plans and delivering instruction to accomplish specific business objectives. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Detail oriented and creative, adaptable to various situations, and able to flourish independently and under pressure.

  • Business Development
  • Business Financial Management
  • Project Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Instruction and Training
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Effective Communicator
  • Quick Learner
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, Publisher, Excel) QuickBooks Accounting Software, Internet, all general office equipment
  • Academic, Progress
  • Advertising, Project Management
  • Balance, Quality
  • Business Development, Quick Learner
  • Communication skills, QuickBooks Accounting
  • Conflict resolution, Maintains files
  • Contracts, Maintain proper documentation
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Client
  • Customer service
  • Fast
  • Financial
  • Financial Management
  • Fundraising
  • General office
  • Information technology
  • Instruction
  • Lesson plan
  • Lesson plans
  • Marketing
  • Meetings
  • Excel
  • Microsoft Office
  • Power Point
  • Publisher
  • Word
  • Communicator
  • Network
  • Procurement
  • Profit
  • Team Leadership
  • Resourcefulness
  • Quality assurance
Work History
Buyer, 01/2019 to Current
Nordson CorporationNorwich, CT,

Oversees and administers procurement activity on contracts from award through completion/delivery;

Processes requisitions to obtain supplies and services for County agencies; Develops bid documents;

Selects potential suppliers, solicits bids, evaluates offers, recommends award, and prepares award documents;

Negotiates modifications to open contracts;

Processes non-competitive procurements;

Prepares contract documents and purchase orders;

Expedites orders as required;

Ensures fair and open competition among suppliers;

Resolves problems associated with contract performance and product quality;

Maintains detailed records of contract activity and vendor responsiveness; Reviews contracts/purchase orders for formal closure and transfer to archives;

Provides information and assistance to departments on specialized procurement processes and on use of the County’s automated Purchasing/Inventory module database;

Owner/ Manager, 01/2007 to Current
SwedishamericanRockford, IL,
  • Developed highly successful local construction and home refurbishment small business.
  • Effectively manage business including all financial and procurement aspects utilizing latest information technology.
  • Employ superior customer service and communication skills to maintain client relationships and secure customer loyalty through multiple outlets.
  • Coordinate and schedule all client meetings and network with other industry professionals.
  • Responsible for marketing including print, online, and social media outlets.
  • Maintain all state and local business licensing requirements and industry association memberships.
  • Additional responsibilities include:.
  • Oversees and administers procurement activity processing requisitions for material, supplies and sub-contractors necessary to maintain robust construction schedule.
  • Develops bid documents, contract documents and invoices for customer acceptance and contract award.
  • Selects potential suppliers based on costs and schedule.
  • Frequently negotiates modifications to open contracts based on customer's specifications.
  • Expedites orders as required to satisfy needs of customers.
  • Resolves problems associated with contract performance, product quality and customer concerns.
  • Maintains detailed records of contract activity and supplier responsiveness.
  • Reviews contracts/purchase orders for formal closure.
  • Maintains files and other records to support work performed.
  • Utilizes technology effectively in performance of job duties.
  • Exercises professional judgment and discretion when handling information processed in performance of job duties.
Teacher, 01/2006 to Current
Hollywood United Methodist ChurchCity, STATE,
  • Balance whole-group, small-group, and individual instruction to accommodate different academic levels and learning styles of students.
  • Identify children's individual and collective learning needs and plan, prepare and deliver instruction designed to capture students' interest and maximize individual learning.
  • Develop daily classroom planning and management schedule.
  • Regularly multi-task in a fast - paced environment to ensure overall program and lesson plan quality.
  • Create lesson plans and teaches those plans to the entire class, individually to students or in small groups.
  • Track student progress and presents the information to parents, creates and reinforces classroom rules.
  • Manage students outside the classroom, such as in school hallways and on field trips, utilizing conflict resolution techniques.
  • Organize learning resources and the classroom environment to facilitate a positive learning experience.
  • Assist in the planning, development, and implementation of fundraising events for the non-profit organization.
  • Maintain proper documentation of student's files, records, and portfolios.
  • Utilize social media outlets for both advertising and communication purposes.
  • Conduct professional and confidential communication with administrators, faculty, and parents.
  • Maintain all professional certifications and participates in necessary yearly continuing education requirements.
  • Act as a representative of the Hollywood United Methodist Preschool and Kindergarten.
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration, Expected in to University of Maryland University College - Adelphi, MD
GPA: 3.59
Associate of Arts: , Expected in to - ,
Early Childhood Education, College of Southern Maryland, LaPlata MD, 20646

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  • University of Maryland University College

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  • Owner/ Manager
  • Teacher


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  • Associate of Arts

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