purchasing agent resume example with 4+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

To seek and maintain a full-time remote position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills.

  • Written Communication
  • Customer service
  • Analytical skills
  • Logistics and Purchasing
  • Spreadsheet tracking
  • Adaptability
  • Inventory Management Procedures
  • Problem-solving skills/ Conflict Resolution
  • Multi-tasking strength
  • Process Development
  • Organization and Time management
  • Critical thinking
  • Computer proficiency
  • Independent worker & Collaboration
  • G Suite Knowledgeable, MS Office expertise
  • Advanced computer proficiency (both PC and Mac)
University of Maryland Eastern Shore Princess Anne, MD Expected in 2016 Bachelor of Natural Sciences : Human Ecology w, fashion merchandising - GPA :
  • Google: IT Support, Google via Coursera - 6 week Program
Work History
Rosendin Electric, Inc. - Purchasing Agent
Denver, CO, 05/2021 - Current
  • Ability to make quick decisions in fast paced environment with high end product.
  • Organizing/ scheduling services between warehouses and client receivers or directly to the client.
  • Select, order and authorize payment for merchandise and services.
  • Daily video conferencing and messaging remote management.
  • Reviewed proposals, qualified vendors and recommended optimal suppliers.
  • Solved diverse supply chain problems involving numerous sources, logistics and scheduling factors.
  • Performed monthly reconciliation of open purchasing orders.
  • Tracked inventory shipments and prepared spreadsheets detailing item information.
  • Maintained focus and organization to regularly complete tasks with precision, timeliness and flexibility to accommodate fluctuating assignments and emerging business trends.
  • Adjusted procedures as needed to maximize department effectiveness.
  • Communicated with vendors regarding inventory needs and negotiated prices to maintain profit margins.
  • Implemented policies to reduce cost and eliminate waste.
  • Wrote standard operating procedures for department.
  • Instituted advanced level of data reporting using Dropbox and Microsoft Excel to develop purchasing strategies and identify buying trends.
  • Managed vendor purchase order dispatch, delivery and invoicing to set contractual guidelines and maintain budgetary regulations.

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Riverdale Joint Unified School District - Logistics/ Logistics Coordinator
Riverdale, CA, 01/2020 - 05/2021
  • Planned and supervised shipments from production to end-user and scheduled daily and weekly routes.
  • Coordinated shipping requests for expedited delivery and documented accurately to achieve correct billing.
  • Liaised between warehouse personnel and customer to facilitate account and operational needs.
  • Tracked orders and notified customers of status or potential delays.
  • Maintained excellent working relationships with customers by efficiently responding to inquiries and complaints concerning work orders, invoices and shipments,.
  • Organized purchase and delivery of materials needed for various contracts.
  • Explained proposed solutions to customers, management and other interested parties through written proposals and oral presentations.
  • Monitored and reported on transportation costs and properly filed shipping documents.
  • Managed system support functions to set priorities and service levels expectations.
  • Maintained department procedures manual detailing processing requirements for each individual account.
  • Completed timely data entry of new orders, labeled containers and placed in accurate storage locations.
  • Processed and entered customer orders into database and provided proactive customer service for accounts.

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Dmc Atlanta - Substitute Teacher
Atlanta, GA, 08/2018 - 12/2019
  • Assist student with classwork completion.
  • Help students understand their work.
  • Improvise additional classroom activities as needed.
  • Resolve classroom conflicts.
  • Supervise students to lunch and recess.
  • Provide written reports at the end of the day on class behavior and the school day overall.
  • Review and grade classworK.
Nordstrom - Sales Associate
City, STATE, 01/2017 - 07/2018
  • Prepared merchandise for sales floor by pricing or tagging.
  • Engaged with customers to effectively build rapport and lasting relationships.
  • Helped customers locate products and checked store system for merchandise at other sites.
  • Solved customer challenges by offering relevant products and services.
  • Educated associates on market trends and stayed up-to-date on forecasts.
  • Evaluated inventory and delivery needs and optimized strategies to meet customer demands.
  • Provided positive first impressions to welcome existing, new and potential customers.
  • Tracked stock using company inventory management software.
  • Answered customer questions regarding sizing, accessories and proper care for merchandise.
  • Prepared large cash deposits with zero discrepancies.
  • Organized racks and shelves to maintain store visual appeal, engage customers and promote specific merchandise.
  • Trained and developed new hires in company processes, product knowledge, customer service and selling techniques.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with quick and professional handling of product returns.
  • Applied security and loss prevention training toward recognizing risks and reducing store theft.
  • Developed, marketed and sold full range of products and support services.
  • Completed orders and organized product deliveries to meet customer timetables.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Job Titles Held:

  • Purchasing Agent
  • Logistics/ Logistics Coordinator
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Sales Associate


  • Bachelor of Natural Sciences

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