purchasing agent resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

A Self-motivated, Dedicated, detail-oriented Versatile Buyer driven to lower costs and increase quality of goods with proactive approach to supplier management. Finely tuned to customer buying desires, rising trends and changes in supply chain. with long-standing and diverse experience throughout multiple high volume and fast paced industries seeking a position that best utilizes my acquired skills and will take full advantage of my solid experience and training to positively influence company operations performance and profitability

  • Strategic Planning/ Problem solving/ Critical Thinking
  • Financial book-keeping Exposure + ASAP
  • Marketing
  • Client vendor relations
  • Confidential File Management
  • Purchase Order Reconciliation
  • Departmental Support
  • Pricing Structures
  • Procurement
  • Planning and Coordinating
  • Supplier Performance Evaluation
  • Time Management
Work History
Purchasing Agent, 01/2015 - Current
Nordson Corporation MN, State,
  • Manage relationships with key suppliers to maintain quality of goods, timely delivery and compliance to terms of contracts for a billion dollar a year company doing business nationally and Internationally
  • Constructed exportation of all goods and tariffs with broker
  • Strategic Planning / Vendor Development / Savings Development
  • Processed purchase requisitions, purchase order and other purchasing documents
  • Reduction in inventory costs/spending
  • Continually research alternate sources for products in order to ensure the most competitive pricing
  • Verified purchase requisitions by comparing items requested and clarify unclear items
  • Obtained purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders
  • Kept information accessible by sorting and filing documents
  • Reconciled purchases using corporate credit card and working closely with accounts payable to implement our Procure to Pay cycle that benefits the company by taking discounts on invoices
  • Helped establish and reconcile p card program company wide
  • Maintained consistent email communication with stores and suppliers to confirm and track orders and verify price revisions on purchase orders
  • Standardized inventory quarterly reporting and analysis and instituted corrective action for close-outs and out-of-stock items to keep inventory records current
  • Communicated with vendors regarding inventory needs and negotiated prices to maintain profit margins
  • Implemented policies to reduce cost and eliminate waste.
Client Services Coordinator, 01/2013 - 01/2015
Quad/Graphics, Inc. Winston Salem, NC,
  • Answer, Fielded, Screened, and took accurate messages
  • Client Follow up/Cold Calls for prospects and new clients
  • Maintaining all sectors of BCG Advisors filing, document storage systems and Customer Database, such as mailing lists, Confidential Client information and Main contact lists
  • Scanning faxing copying marketing mailers and phone calls
  • Aiding All sectors with all areas submission and processing Time sensitive documentation All Sectors Billing and collection, medical claims
  • Ordering office supplies, stocking office items, placing and expediting orders
  • Monitoring equipment operation
  • Troubleshooting failures; scheduling for repairs
  • Enhances organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
  • Collaborated with team members to achieve target results
  • Used Microsoft Word and other software tools to create documents and other communications
  • Created plans and communicated deadlines to complete projects on time.
Overnight Dispatcher/Assistant Office manager, 01/2008 - 01/2012
Super Micro Computer, Inc. Raleigh, NC,
  • Maintained heavy volume multi phone line
  • Manages routes using established workforce management system to ensure customer commitments/state police contracts are met
  • Makes suggestions and recommendations to continually improve customer service operations
  • Data Entry/ filing system / client database /new contracts
  • Customer Complaints
  • Assisted insurance claims on motor vehicle accidents coordinated events with insurance companies
  • Billing collection (accounts receivable)
  • Created nightly shift task lists to assign duties to each employee
  • Prepared nightly deposits by accurately counting cash, filling out deposit slips and securing deposit in vault
  • Guided and motivated night team by establishing and communicating responsibilities and duties to each team member
  • Maintained positive customer relations by addressing problems head-on and implementing successful corrective actions.
Assistant Office manager, 01/2005 - 01/2010
  • Provided and managed all administrative reasonability’s and support to all employees with a Electric company
  • Manage and maintain calendars for all office executives
  • Liaise with new clients and vendors
  • Record maintain employee and client information, contracts for new and old business
  • Billing AP/AR reconcile company credit cards
  • Performed collections on delinquent accounts
  • Performed weekly payroll
  • Answering phones/ directing calls/faxes
  • Coordinated board and committee meetings, schedules, information preparation and distribution
  • Delivered top-notch administrative support to office staff, promoting excellence in office operations
  • Established workflow processes, monitored daily productivity and implemented modifications to improve overall performance of personnel
  • Sorted, opened and routed mail and deliveries to meet business requirements
  • Communicated corporate objectives to various divisions to meet deadlines and adhere to company budgets
  • Managed accurate and fully compliant AP/AR operations by documenting expenses, reconciling accounts and correcting discrepancies
  • Kept front office clean and well-organized to keep areas presentable for guests and maximize professional appeal
  • Optimized office schedule to balance team workloads, group productivity and financial targets
  • Offered technical support and troubleshot issues to enhance office productivity.
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