purchasing agent resume example with 6+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, Florida Expected in December 2004 Bachelor of Arts Degree : English - GPA : English
  • Lone Star College Houston, TX - Microsoft Excel 2010, Level 2 - Microsoft Excel 2010, Level 3 COMPUTER SKILLS Software / Applications: Oracle, SAP, SAP E-Sourcing (ESO), Great Plains, Microsoft Office versions 2003 - Present, Footprints, Adobe Professional, Keyboard: 55 WPM.
Virginia Eye Consultants - Purchasing Agent
Mason, OH, 03/2014 - 08/2015
  • Utilizing SAP (formerly utilized Great Plains), provide service to the field services department by independently sourcing and providing MRO items upon request.
  • Provide purchase orders for the employment of third party services.
  • Actively manage order deliveries in order to:.
  • Facilitate the receipt of orders in SAP - 80% of my orders are drop ship to the field which require proof of delivery (tracking and packing slips) in order to receive.
  • Assure onetime delivery and brokering contingencies where necessary including the employment of Hot Shot services in order to meet critical deadlines.
  • Minimize billing issues - Assuring on time receipts thus preventing payment delays.
  • Responsible for sourcing reliable business partners who are able to provide required OEM replacement parts on time and within budget requirements.
Healthcare Partners - IT Purchasing Assistant
Highland, CA, 11/2012 - 09/2013
  • Utilizing SAP, performed transactions and other duties at the direction of Sourcing Specialists including the coordination of contract documents, supplements to contracts, as well as the creation of purchase orders as required by end users.
  • Worked with Sourcing Specialists in pre-planning activities including preparation of RFX documents and participation in RFP meetings.
  • Where possible, negotiated pricing and delivery schedules with vendors in order to assure delivery of materials are on time, and within budget.
  • Was responsible for the management of CenterPoint Energy's FTC Project; an effort to remain compliant with Federal Trade Commission's mandate that requires all utility companies to adopt an Identity protection policy, thus requiring the amending of all vendor contracts (300+) to include language stating the vendor's level of responsibility to this effort.
  • Activities included:.
  • Preparation of contract amendments.
  • Drafting of a compulsory email communication to vendors.
  • Managing vendor responses.
  • Incorporating signed amendments into each corresponding contract.
  • Researched and then resolved invoice disputes.
Barry-Wehmiller - Planner/Project Scheduler
New Orleans, LA, 12/2011 - 11/2012
  • Utilizing Oracle, schedule electronic component parts for manufacture/assembly or procurement.
  • Managed the start and completion dates of work orders and requisitions based on changes made by the master scheduler.
  • Worked with the Engineering department to manage changes to the BOM of assemblies.
  • Once proper changes have been made to the engineering drawings, executed and then communicated changes to existing work orders to the warehouse managers and lead men.
  • Provided support to the sales department by creating work orders for ad hoc requirements for spare parts needed to complete a job.
Exterran Energy Solutions - Buyer
City, STATE, 02/2008 - 11/2011
  • IT - Desktop hardware/software, network hardware/software, IP phone systems, engineering software MRO - OEM and aftermarket repair parts -engines (Waukesha/Cat), pumps, air filters, spark plugs, etc.
  • Utilizing Oracle, prepared purchase orders and internal requisitions for the procurement of commodities and IT equipment/software; managed them through their full life cycle-purchase order through paid invoice.
  • Replenished inventory of MRO material by managing MIN/MAX levels and expedited materials as needed.
  • Provided support to the Business Technology department through the management and fulfillment of an average of two hundred and fifty monthly requests for IT equipment and software.
  • Identified and redistributed slow moving or overstock materials within the organization in lieu purchasing.
  • Managed suppliers in order to ensure optimal quality and pricing:.
  • Negotiated price lists and individual quotes.
  • Worked with internal customers to assure order quality and accuracy; and then worked with vendors to return defective material, and/or return orders where inaccuracies were identified.
  • Expedited orders to ensure on time delivery.
  • Ensured expeditious processing of blocked invoices and credits.
  • Participated and contributed to company-wide sourcing initiatives through the continual appraisal of vendor performance.
  • Identify both first-class and problem suppliers.
ad, billing, budget, commodities, hardware, contracts, delivery, direction, Drafting, email, full life cycle, Great Plains, inventory, IP, Managing, materials, MAX, meetings, network hardware, Oracle, phone systems, pricing, procurement, purchasing, quality, RFP, sales, SAP

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School Attended

  • Florida Atlantic University

Job Titles Held:

  • Purchasing Agent
  • IT Purchasing Assistant
  • Planner/Project Scheduler
  • Buyer


  • Bachelor of Arts Degree

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