Purchaser resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Precise Purchaser with a 5-year background in developing and preparing purchase orders. Outstanding information collection and researching abilities. Skilled in evaluating the performance of vendors and purchasing high-quality items at low prices. Dynamic Purchaser with a knack for interviewing suppliers and keeping track of changing trends. Knowledge of records management, sourcing, and accounts payable procedures. Adept at managing several projects at the same time while providing effective assistance to the purchasing department. Committed Purchaser with strong skills in analyzing bids, placing purchase orders and preparing proposals. Talented at developing new vendor agreements while fostering professional relationships. Self-disciplined, resourceful and adept at compiling statistical information for special reports. Tenacious Purchaser with 5 years of experience coordinating large international orders. Remarkable numeracy skills and a commitment to negotiating productive deals with vendors and suppliers. Exceptional convincing power and strong computer proficiency. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success. Hardworking and reliable purchaser with strong ability in several positions. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

  • Keen eye
  • Persistence to reach goals
  • Strong negotiation talents
  • Procurement
  • Proficient in word,excel and outlook
  • Product procurement
  • Problem resolution
  • Relationship building
  • Organization
  • Work ethic
  • Accurate recordkeeping
  • Accounts receivable
02/2017 to Current
Purchaser Bellows Plumbing, Heating And Air Marin City, CA,
  • Tracked shipments to ensure delivery on time and in excellent condition.
  • Purchased the highest quality products for the lowest possible price.
  • Verified receipt of items by comparing items ordered to items received.
  • Reviewed and organized records of items that were purchased and any costs relating to purchases.
  • Negotiated with vendors and suppliers and administered contracts.
  • Sourced new vendors for purchasing needs.
  • Analyzed competitive prices, products and market-related information.
  • Worked with shipment companies to manage distribution.
  • Conducted market research to determine appropriate pricing.
  • Prepared and input and orders.
  • Connected with store managers and product suppliers to orchestrate efficient inventory movements.
  • Collected operations data and created spreadsheets detailing trends.
  • Selected products best suited to satisfy customers' needs.
  • Attended and participated in custom builder meetings.
  • Promoted, sold and secured new accounts.
  • Serviced existing accounts with correct custom products, to maintain client satisfaction.
  • Offered customers full product lines and services.
  • Led department meetings to build team cohesiveness and coordinate projects
02/2014 to 02/2017
Prep Cook Ssp Group Colorado Springs, CO,
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Organized and labeled stock of ingredients to maintain needed inventory levels.
  • Adhered to all regulatory standards regarding safe and sanitary food prep.
  • Prepped vegetables and ingredients by washing, chopping and dicing.
  • Helped train and develop new talent.
  • Dressed, seasoned and garnished appetizers and salads to prepare for food service.
  • Operated grills and steamers to prepare vegetables, potatoes, rice and meats.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues, customer requests or substitutions for allergen concerns.
  • Assisted with dining room tasks by removing soiled dishes during meal service and returning to kitchen for washing.
  • Sliced meats to prepare for cooking and assembly of menu items.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Completed more orders each shift with focus on quality and efficiency.
  • Observed food handling and sanitation procedures to safeguard against foodborne illnesses.
  • Maintained clean and orderly kitchen with regular attention to checklists.
  • Supported kitchen quality initiatives by following nutrition, safety and sanitation guidelines.
  • Prepared simple dishes such as salads and common entrees.
  • Processed incoming deliveries, rotated stock and put away new items in correct locations.
  • Operated kitchen tools safely and used great knife skills to quickly prepare ingredients.
  • Followed chef prep lists and last-minute orders to help team meet customer needs.
  • Carved meats into precise cuts for cooking.
  • Handled basic reductions and parboiling without supervision.
02/2014 to 02/2017
Shift Leader Dough Boys Hr, Llc Houston, TX,
  • Counted cash on hand at shift change and closing to determine shortages or overages and prepare bank deposit statements.
  • Delegated tasks to employees and monitored activities and task completion.
  • Supervised, motivated and led employees to maintain productivity and customer service levels.
  • Upheld company standards and compliance requirements for operations and cleanliness.
  • Complied with company safety procedures, policies and regulations to promote safe working environment.
  • Positioned skilled staff in key areas throughout shift to optimize department productivity.
  • Coordinated daily shift changes to facilitate tasks and handle special needs or requests.
  • Assisted general manager with operations game plan and company initiatives implementation.
  • Coordinated shift-based inventory receiving, auditing and restocking.
  • Conducted one-on-one coaching sessions with team members resulting in reduced lost time and workplace accidents.
  • Generated reports to assess performance and adjusted workflows to realign with targets.
  • Documented production levels, materials used and special incidents to keep management informed of daily activities.
  • Organized daily workflow and scheduled staff vacations for adequate coverage.
  • Created training manual for employees to use as reference guide.
  • Reviewed applications and resumes and recommended top candidates for interviews.
  • Oversaw timely execution of promotions and marketing programs.
  • Implemented continuous improvement programs to increase productivity, improve quality and reduce costs.
  • Resolved customer complaints and reported issues to senior management.
  • Completed opening and closing duties to facilitate business operations.
  • Coached and trained employees and created daily work schedules and assignments to boost efficiency and enhance operations.
  • Managed and mentored several staff members.
  • Documented receipts, employee hours and inventory movements.
  • Counted inventory, resolved discrepancies and completed paperwork to keep system accurate and current.
  • Created and improved daily operational plans, including production schedules and optimizing task flows.
  • Managed schedules, accepted time off requests and found coverage for shifts.
  • Assisted with performance reviews to identify areas of improvement.
  • Provided coaching and reinforced standards to foster superior performance from crew members and others throughout organization.
  • Created fun team building activities to engage staff in up-selling to meet revenue targets.
  • Established team goals, reviewed employee work and mentored team members to improve performance.
  • Evaluated, reconfigured and performed equipment maintenance to support operational goals.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1999
High School Diploma:
Valley High School - Albuquerque, NM
Expected in
: Medical Assisting
ATI Career Training Center - Albuquerque - Albuquerque, NM
  • Promoted from Merchandiser to purchaseer, in less than 12-months
Additional Information

Hard worker

Go getter

love to learn new things

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School Attended

  • Valley High School
  • ATI Career Training Center - Albuquerque

Job Titles Held:

  • Purchaser
  • Prep Cook
  • Shift Leader


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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