buyer ii resume example with 8+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Dedicated Buyer professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand. . Well-versed in planning and executing daily and special inventory buys. Proficient in purchasing and procurement environments. Expert at supporting businesses with high-quality, reliable goods delivered on consistent schedule.

  • Price Negotiation
  • Product Quality Determination
  • Critical Thinking

Supplier Relations

  • Ordering and Purchasing
  • Quality Specifications Adherence
  • Global Procurement
  • Buyer Seller Agreements
  • Preparing Spreadsheets
  • Industry Networking
  • Commodity Management
  • Materials Requisition
Bryman College Federal Way, WA Expected in 08/2004 No Degree : Hospital Administration - GPA :
Madison High School San Diego, CA Expected in 06/1986 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Empowered Negotiations Training - 1/2022
  • Excel Level 1 - 12/2021
  • Purchasing and Negotiations - 10/2019
  • Supervisor Training - 4/2015
  • Lead Training - 5/2014
  • Reduced inventory costs by implementation of multiple process improvements.
  • Earned “Certificate of Recognition” award for outstanding contribution in 4th quarter 2021/2022.
  • Documented and resolved Shortage issues which led to No line stoppage on production floor.
  • Achieved new contracts through effectively helping Program Buyers with pre-contract quoting.
Work History
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. - Buyer II
Durham, NC, 04/2018 - Current
  • Communicated with vendors regarding inventory needs and negotiated prices to maintain profit margins.
  • Tracked inventory shipments and prepared spreadsheets detailing item information.
  • Maintained key item stock levels and wrote or expedited purchase orders.
  • Maintained complete documentation and records of all purchasing activities.
  • Developed and improved account relationships.
  • Managed vendor purchase order dispatch, delivery and invoicing to set contractual guidelines and maintain budgetary regulations.
  • Determined lowest possible cost, factoring in quality and reliability and negotiated favorable contracts.
  • Computed and created purchase orders in Epicor to monitor stock levels, verify purchase requisitions and expedite customer orders.
  • Analyzed inventory usage and assessed trends to provide maximum coverage for each time period.
  • Met with suppliers to assess changes and determine proper courses of action.
  • Documented purchasing information in Epicor to maintain detailed and accurate records.
  • Negotiated policies and contracts with vendors to achieve optimal pricing and consistent availability.
  • Negotiated pricing to determine best deal and save approximately 60 % annually.
  • Purchased over $1, 000,000 in electrical , wire, ECU, PCU, lighting, hardware and many other products per year.
Avantor - Shipping & QC
Idaho, OH, 07/2017 - 04/2018
  • Checked shipments on 50 plus orders daily against paperwork and signed documents.
  • Orchestrated routing by producing accurate shipping documentation and package labels.
  • Organized storage areas to optimize materials movements and minimize labor hours.
  • Uncovered and resolved errors with minimal oversight.
  • Coordinated storage locations and product movements.
  • Conducted counts and audits of inventories to identify and resolve discrepancies in records.
  • Investigated and adopted optimal shipping and receiving strategies by selecting best carriers, routes and methods to minimize costs and enhance schedules.
  • Operated equipment such as forklifts and balers to move outgoing shipments to loading area.
  • Received incoming shipments, compared contents against associated records and transmitted to proper department.
  • Inspected merchandise and sent damaged pieces for repair before shipment.
  • Reviewed order data to verify transactions and shipping dates.
Jamco America Inc - Receiving Lead
City, STATE, 06/2013 - 09/2016
  • Double-checked cargo inventories and documentation for accuracy.
  • Unloaded pallets and deliveries and organized products in warehouse.
  • Compared shipping orders and invoices against contents received to verify accuracy.
  • Regularly reviewed invoices on 100 of deliveries per day and double-checked orders.
  • Organized storage areas to optimize materials movements and minimize labor hours.
  • Worked with inventory managers and unloaders to plan deliveries.
  • Recorded regular progress and issues with products.
  • Boosted inventory and recordkeeping accuracy by conducting thorough inspections and comparing shipment contents with documentation.
  • Operated equipment while observing standard safety procedures.
  • Verified quantity and description of materials received by checking merchandise against packing list.
  • Moved furniture and boxes using utility dolly and truck ramp.
  • Verified documentation and condition of freight to assure quality standards were achieved.
  • Performed Quality Control Inspection on incoming orders per drawings.
  • Routed orders to appropriate buildings .

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School Attended

  • Bryman College
  • Madison High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Buyer II
  • Shipping & QC
  • Receiving Lead


  • No Degree
  • High School Diploma

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