purchasing assistant resume example with 6+ years of experience

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

Talented Sourcing Specialist bringing 5 years of corporate experience. Successful at managing bidding processes, documentation and reporting. Disciplined and organized professional with strong communication and planning abilities.

Enthusiastic purchasing assistant eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of management and training in project management . Motivated to learn, grow and excel in Project management .

Reliable employee seeking project management position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment.

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

  • Purchasing
  • Documentation skills
  • Vendor relations
  • Multitasking Abilities
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Organization and Time Management
  • Purchase Needs Determination
  • Purchasing Agreement Review
  • Shipment Arrangements
  • Project Management
  • Trend assessment
  • Product procurement
  • Data analysis
Work History
Purchasing Assistant, 06/2022 to Current
Applied Research Associates, Inc.Dahlgren, VA,
  • Oversaw supplier related activities and monitored supplier performances.
  • Verified receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered and resolved shipment order errors with suppliers.
  • Established and managed supplier and vendor relationships.
  • Guaranteed timely delivery of merchandise through consistent communication with distribution centers and vendors.
  • Processed, reviewed and tracked replenishment orders using Software.
  • Maintained documentation for all purchases.
  • Accepted and processed supply requests from staff, and placed orders per procedures.
  • Input data into system and recorded order updates with Number% accuracy.
Scale House Operator, 06/2019 to 06/2022
Og Industries IncWaterbury, CT,
  • Complied with safety regulations to avoid potential injuries and support company goals.
  • Verified track sheet and communicated with transloaders to monitor accuracy of loaded products.
  • Followed up with customers to handle delays or other issues.
  • Guided operators to correct railcar location.
  • Greeted customers and provided excellent service to internal and external clients.
  • Maintained accurate documentation and processed payments efficiently to keep waiting at minimum.
  • Maintained tidy work area to reduce likelihood of accidents.
  • Communicated with operators to share information related to product.
  • Operated weigh scales and issued tickets when necessary.
  • Answered customer calls professionally and routed to appropriate person.
  • Used Software to track products as they arrived at and departed from facility.
  • Cleaned work areas of excess supplies, cardboard and rejected materials throughout each shift.
  • Weighed and measured Type materials and updated records with collected data.
  • Compiled data on daily collections, billings and receipts to assist with financial recordkeeping.
  • Maintained recycling collection sites to handle reclaimable waste from Type production.
  • Identified and removed Type products not meeting outlined quality standards.
  • Conferred with customers to handle issues related to products, materials and services related to Type operations.
Front Desk, 11/2017 to 09/2019
Cedar Valley Medical SpecialistsWaterloo, IA,
  • Answered multi-line phone system to respond to inquiries and transfer calls to correct departments and personnel.
  • Maintained files and records by implementing effective filing systems that boosted efficiency and organization.
  • Greeted guests at front desk and engaged in pleasant conversations while managing check-in process.
  • Used quick response and dynamic service skills to build relationships with patrons and improve customer retention rate.
  • Introduced customers to resort amenities with pleasant and helpful demeanor.
  • Monitored office supplies by checking inventory and placing orders.
Hostess, 05/2016 to 04/2018
Shepherd Of The ValleyGirard, OH,
  • Cultivated positive guest relations by managing information and orchestrating speedy seating.
  • Assigned patrons to tables suitable for needs and restaurant section rotation.
  • Took reservations and to-go orders by phone, answered customer questions and informed of accurate wait times.
  • Monitored seating area and checked restrooms regularly to keep spotless.
  • Watched dining area staff to evaluate server loads and calculate accurate wait times.
  • Informed servers of newly seated parties for speedy service.
  • Used cash registers and credit card machines to cash out customers.
  • Collected information from arriving customers to seat groups or place them on waitlist.
  • Worked with front of house staff to move tables and adjust seating to accommodate groups with special requests.
  • Monitored front entrance for new guests while assisting servers by taking and delivering drink orders.
  • Stayed in open communication with kitchen team to assess cooking times, avoid worker overload and minimize customer dissatisfaction.
  • Documented reservations, alerted servers and managers of large groups and prepared seating.
  • Resolved guest and employee complaints to maintain complete customer satisfaction and workforce effectiveness.
  • Answered customer questions about hours, seating and menu information.
  • Supported servers, food runners and bussers with keeping dining area ready for every guest.
  • Documented reservations and communicated changes to guests.
  • Planned and executed Number-guest parties by organizing menus, spaces and special requests.
Diploma : , Expected in 06/2016 to Wheatmore High School - Trinity, NC

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School Attended

  • Wheatmore High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Purchasing Assistant
  • Scale House Operator
  • Front Desk
  • Hostess


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