purchasing assistant resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Enthusiastic individual with superior skills in working in both team-based and independent capacities. Bringing strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting. Excited to begin new challenge with successful team.

  • Product status tracking
  • Supply inventory measuring
  • Product delivery reconciliation
  • Purchasing report updating
  • Microsoft office
  • Microsoft Word
  • Google Sheets
  • Type 45-50 WPM
  • 8+ Uears of Customer Service
11/2018 to 07/2020 Purchasing Assistant Pacific Office Automation | Pleasanton, CA,
  • Managed monthly purchase order shipments by deadline and cancellation dates.
  • Analyzed customer needs and accordingly developed procurement requirements.
  • Prepared contract agreements and other documentation, as needed.
  • Obtained purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers and monitored expedited orders.
  • Received and reviewed department supply requisitions and placed appropriate orders based on need and available funds.
  • Work with both new and existing suppliers on all types of RFXs.
  • Utilized Microsoft office and Google Sheets to compile data gathered from various sources.
  • Performed site evaluations, customer surveys and team audits.
01/2013 to 09/2019 Human Resources Manager Sysco | Hartford, CT,
  • Reduced accidents in workplace by implementing safety policies and procedures.
  • Supported top talent identification processes by interviewing candidates and executing all HR steps, including onboarding, orientation and benefits.
  • Developed hiring and recruitment policies to drive transparent and fair hiring process for selecting candidates on basis of merit and relevance with job.
  • Raised productivity and lowered absenteeism by setting clear expectations and rewarding good attendance.
  • Supervised and guided personnel to eliminate downtime and boost productivity.
  • Scheduled random drug testing for employees to diminish regularity risks.
  • Executed strong negotiation skills to see both sides and worked to reach agreements to satisfy both parties.
  • Identified staff vacancies and recruited, interviewed and selected best applicants.
  • Created succession plans and promotion paths for staff to boost passion for reaching goals and objectives of organization.
  • Tracked programs closely to assess effectiveness and make proactive changes to meet changing demands.
  • Complied with local, state and federal laws and established organizational standards.
  • Initiated employee evaluation process and recommended policy changes to help staff progress toward desired readiness goals.
  • Launched wellness plans to reduce stress, boost morale and increase productivity.
11/2007 to 02/2013 Office Manager Cromwell European Reit | Amsterdam, NY,
  • Trained and mentored administrative staff members in company policies, daily task execution and industry best practices.
  • Greeted visitors promptly and directed to correct locations.
  • Updated employee paperwork and records.
  • Developed and administered department budgets.
  • Saved costs by soliciting vendor quotes to determine optimal material purchase pricing.
  • Oversaw office inventory and timely reordering of supplies.
  • Improved operational efficiencies, managing work requests, new orders, pricing and changes while coordinating logistics to verify delivery dates.
  • Monitored office inventory to maintain adequate supply levels and order products.
  • Oversaw all day-to-day office operations, such as receiving and organizing correspondence, answering and forwarding calls and creating business letters and records.
  • Automated office operations, managing client correspondence, record tracking and data communications in database and case management software.
  • Wrote professional business correspondence.
  • Automated office operations, managing client correspondence, payment scheduling, record tracking and data communications.
  • Increased office organization by developing more efficient filing system and customer database protocols.
  • Prioritized project components and organized scopes.
  • Handled all scheduling and managed timely and effective allocation of resources and calendars.
04/2001 to 12/2005 Customer Service Representative Valvoline Instant Oil Change | Lee's Summit, MO,
  • Informed customers about billing procedures, processed payments and provided payment option setup assistance.
  • Asked probing questions to determine service needs and accurately input information into electronic systems.
  • Set up and activated customer accounts.
  • Evaluated customer account information to assess current issues and determine potential solutions.
  • Documented conversations with customers to track requests, problems and solutions.
  • Consulted with customers to determine best methods to resolve service and billing issues.
  • Reviewed account and service histories to identify trends and issues.
  • Answered 60-120 + inbound calls per day and directed to designated individuals or departments.
Education and Training
Expected in 10/2003 to to GED | AIBT, Phoenix, AZ GPA:

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  • AIBT

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  • GED

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