Purchasing Agent resume example with 12 years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Skilled Sourcing Specialist adept at overseeing bidding processes, documentation and reporting. Disciplined professional with strong communication, organizational and planning abilities. Offering 10 years of experience in sales, purchasing and millworks

  • Accounts receivable
  • Contract negotiation
  • Inventory management skills
  • Vendor relationship management
  • Contract negotiation expertise
  • Team management
  • Problem resolution
  • Multitasking
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Working collaboratively
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Relationship building
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Flooring construction
  • Blueprint interpretation
  • General laborer
  • People skills
  • Organization
  • Microsoft Office
  • Leadership
  • Project planning
  • Supervision
  • Critical thinking
  • Training & Development
  • Inside and outside sales
  • Product management and pricing
  • Sales closing
  • Customer needs assessment
  • Sales Forecasting
  • Cost controls familiarity
  • Resourcefulness
  • Distribution experience
  • Program coordination
  • Meticulous eye for detail
  • Recordkeeping
  • Pricing structures
  • Inventory coordination
  • Logistics coordination
  • Supplier relations
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Purchase orders
  • Price negotiations
Purchasing Agent, 02/2019 to Current
Rosendin Electric, Inc.Dallas, TX,
  • Prepared, coordinated and communicated price quotes, terms of sale, delivery dates and service obligations to customers and contractors.
  • Connected with store managers and product suppliers to orchestrate efficient inventory movements.
  • Sourced new vendors for purchasing needs.
  • Analyzed competitive prices, products and market-related information.
  • Applied effective marketing concepts to increase revenue.
  • Worked with shipment companies to manage distribution.
  • Designed pricing models for quotations.
  • Worked with operation managers to develop consistent service levels across all locations.
  • Built competitive bidding environment with broad range of suppliers.
  • Collected operations data and created spreadsheets detailing trends.
  • Facilitated product selections for customers, including using proper forms to assure selection accuracy.
  • Estimated materials from blueprints supplied by customers and contractors.
Production Worker, 06/2013 to 02/2019
SonocoJefferson, TX,
  • Operated hand trucks, forklifts.
  • Examined final products for conformance with quality and design standards.
  • Oversaw inventory and physical counts and performed periodic cycle counts to verify outgoing orders.
  • Sorted and packaged products to prepare for processing or shipment.
  • Monitored processes to maintain machinery function.
  • Attended training sessions to improve machine operation skills.
  • Calibrated and adjusted equipment using tools such as calipers, micrometers, height gauges, protractors and ring gauges.
  • Unloaded incoming products off trucks, sorted items in staging area and transported items to final storage locations.
  • Set up and operated production equipment according to daily work orders and safety procedures.
  • Moved items between machines, conveyors and transport equipment to meet production needs.
  • Issued work orders for repairs to plan maintenance of equipment, machinery and vehicles.
  • Troubleshot equipment problems to repair or report diagnostics.
  • Assigned individual work plans and reviewed jobs to accomplish all tasks within expected parameters.
  • Controlled material usage to keep costs low, proactively investigating and resolving discrepancies to minimize waste.
  • Maintained work environments safe and efficient at all times.
  • Assigned tasks to employees and monitored productivity, performance and task completion.
  • Identified and helped resolve nonconforming product issues to support accurate order fulfillment.
  • Used company tracking system to locate and pick merchandise to fulfill daily customer orders.
Sales Representative, 05/2011 to 06/2013
Lithia MotorsAloha, OR,
  • Placed orders and answered customer questions in-person, through email and over phone to maximize customer service.
  • Identified customer needs to deliver relevant product solutions and promotions and meet target budgets.
  • Fostered relationships with customers to expand customer base and retain business.
  • Contacted new and existing customers to outline benefits of products.
  • Pursued over new accounts through lead generation, cold calling and advertising referrals.
  • Created and implemented store displays, promoting sales and growth.
  • Highlighted target products with eye-catching signs, displays and shelf positions.
  • Developed customized sales techniques to successfully sell and upsell services to new and existing clients.
  • Created sales and revenue-generating opportunities in new markets to improve bottom line.
  • Improved overall customer purchasing experiences to promote steady revenue.
  • Followed-up with clients after installations to assess quality service and customer satisfaction.
  • Worked with production teams to assess, update and optimize delivery dates for customers.
  • Monitored customer order process and addressed customer issues.
  • Maximized efficiency and time management by effectively planning and organizing client routes within territory.
  • Provided every customer with comprehensive assistance upon entering store through merchandise selection and completion of purchases.
  • Produced sales documents, finalized deals and filed records.
  • Conferred with management to offer feedback on operations and promotions based on customer preferences and purchasing habits.
  • Drove sales of company products and services by meeting with customers using strategic and organized approach.
  • Maintained well-stocked and organized sales floor with latest merchandise to drive sustained sales revenue.
  • Met and consistently exceeded revenue targets with proactive, customer-specific suggestions of accessories and related items.
Installer, 06/2009 to 05/2011
Dayton SuperiorRubidoux, CA,
  • Read and comprehended technical documentation, checked measurements and reviewed site conditions to facilitate installation.
  • Applied knowledge of carpentry and general construction to complete attractive finish work.
  • Installed single and double residential entry doors and commercial doors, with or without blueprints.
  • Outfitted doors with locks and other security hardware as part of installation process and confirmed proper fit and operation.
  • Performed skilled carpentry work as part of door installation, including general, rough and finish carpentry.
  • Selected lumber based on particular species, characteristics, size, applications and applicable adhesives.
Roofing Laborer, 02/2008 to 02/2009
Baker RoofingWinchester, VA,
  • Performed skilled and semi-skilled repairs to existing roofs, including shingle replacement.
  • Completed residential and commercial roofing work on time and within expected project parameters, increasing repeat business opportunities.
  • Mopped and poured hot asphalt and tar onto roof base while applying asphalt and tar and gravel to roof.
  • Counted, verified and manually unloaded incoming orders and shipments and placed materials in appropriate areas of warehouse.
  • Unloaded materials to roof by repetitive lifting or through conveyor operations.
  • Repaired and replaced all types of roof membrane, sub roofing, sheathing and base materials.
  • Overlapped successive layers of roofing material, determining distance of overlap using chalk line, gauge on shingling hatchet and lines on shingles.
  • Maintained and repaired roofing tools and equipment.
  • Repaired and maintained surface materials to make building exteriors weatherproof and waterproof.
  • Participated in all phases and types of commercial roofing.
  • Produced time and cost estimates for change orders.
Store Clerk, 05/2006 to 02/2009
Common SpiritHouston, TX,
  • Counted and stocked different types of merchandise to comply with inventory control tag requirements.
  • Received deliveries, scanned packages and updated orders in internal database.
  • Addressed customer complaints with knowledgeable and speedy support to maximize satisfaction.
  • Identified defective, incorrect or missing merchandise and promptly reported to supervisor.
  • Identified safety hazards and notified management to determine proper resolution of issues.
  • Examined packages and goods for damage and notified vendors of replacement needs.
  • Inspected deliveries, replenished shelves and stored excess products to keep on top of stock management tasks.
  • Drove sales with efficient merchandising and frequent aisle recoveries to maintain organized, attractive displays.
  • Rotated goods in inventory by following “first in, first out” approach to keep shelves organized and well-stocked.
  • Monitored product inventory levels to support completion of order requests and audits.
  • Tracked inventory, conducted cycle counts and audits and resolved issues to maintain accurate records.
  • Monitored work areas for cleanliness and functionality and removed obstacles for safety.
  • Interacted with over 100 customers daily in friendly and helpful manner.
  • Prioritized and resolved concerns such as pricing problems, damaged products and special order requests.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 04/2000
Bisbee High School - Bisbee, AZ
  • Consistently maintained high customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Certified Amarr dealer
  • Certified Milgard dealer
  • Certified Anderson and Eagle dealer
  • Certified Mi windows Dealer
  • OSHA Certified ( 30hrs )
Additional Information

I am a responsible hardworking person with an open mind to different points of view, always looking to improve my abilities. My mantra is always help, always teach, always give the example. I go to that to be a better employee and boss.

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School Attended

  • Bisbee High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Purchasing Agent
  • Production Worker
  • Sales Representative
  • Installer
  • Roofing Laborer
  • Store Clerk


  • High School Diploma

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