purchasing manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Self-directed and driven Puchasing Manager bringing demonstrated success in supply chain management and procurement leadership. Unsurpassed problem solving, planning and team building abilities. Dedicated to maximizing efficiency and cost-effectiveness in all areas. Negotiated price reductions and money saving procedures that resulted in $1,000 of saving every month.  Results-driven, skilled focused on achieving success and increased productivity through improvements in operations, quality, safety and administration.  As a part of your team, I will bring a good attitude, great work ethic,  and attention to detail to your company.

  • Cost controls familiarity
  • Skilled negotiator
  • Team leadership
  • Microsoft Office proficient
  • Excellent planner and coordinator
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Meticulous eye for detail
  • Strategic planning
  • Inventory coordination
  • Accounting abilities
  • Pleasant demeanor
  • Employee training and development
Education and Training
Moore High School , Expected in High School Diploma : - GPA : Oklahoma City Junior College:     Some Accounting classes      Also Business Administration classes Rhema Bible School: Theology and Biblical Studies            Licensed REALTOR   Certificate in Non-profit tax compliance
Work History
Overhead Door Corporation - Purchasing Manager
Grand Island, NE, 05/2014 - Current
  • Responsible for ordering material, supplies and tools and executing all purchase orders and related files.
  • Arrange rental of all needed heavy equipment for production
  • Develop and maintain relations with vendors, continually updating sources, pricing and industry improvements.
  • Source new vendors for purchasing needs. 
  • Handle sensitive company documents and financial information.
  • Determined recurring business needs and maintained necessary inventory levels.
  • Built competitive bidding environment with broad range of suppliers.
  • Maintain comprehensive records of vendors, supplies and material required, inventory needs and deliveries.
  • Proficient in Titan Precast software for inventory and production.
  • Oversee company Supply Runner - coordinating and assigning their daily schedule.
  • Communicate with Receiving manager to monitor and ensure proper deliveries.
  • Work with Field supervisor to ensure needed tools & materials
  • Member of the Safety Committee for ongoing improvements in production and safety procedures.
  • Receive and process all Inside Sales orders
Columbus Hospitality - Sales Coordinator
Plain City, OH, 03/2008 - 03/2013

  • Handle all matters dealing with selling memberships.
  • Assist in upkeep and maintenance of health club.
  • Deal with membership issues and contribute to member renewals.
Primrose School - Executive Director
Randolph, NJ, 01/2000 - 03/2013
  • As Executive Director of Crossroads Christian Center I created expense reports, budgets and filing system.
  • Developed and implemented a financial accounting system.
  • Created and maintained ministry website.
  • Coordinated, planned and led leadership and staff retreats.
  • Responsible for planning all aspects of weekly services.
  • Implemented departmental yearly budgets and yearly and monthly activities calendars.
  • Planned, scheduled and coordinated all aspects of oversees team missions travel.
  • Conduct weekly speaking engagements/Public Speaking.
  • Host visiting Missionaries, Pastors, Bands, and Dignitaries.
  • Assisted with team building and overall support for maintenance of organizational success and volunteer morale.
  • Handled all aspects of benefit, insurance and retirement planning for staff.
  • Made sure ministry is in compliance with all non-profit tax and insurance regulations.
Res-Care, Inc. - Outreach Coordinator
Cleveland, TN, 03/1998 - 07/1999
  • Organize, coordinate and manage all aspects of team mission's travel, including flights, hotels, budgets and international connections.
  • Handle all incoming team details.
Brown's Family Inn - Bookkeeper and Hotel front desk manager
City, STATE, 04/1997 - 03/1998
  • Handled Payroll, A/R, A/P and general bookkeeping, Hotel promotion and management.
  • Front Desk customer service and guest administration.
Father Flanagan's Boys Town - Family Teacher
City, STATE, 09/1992 - 07/1993
  • Lived on campus in a Boys Town family home with 8 troubled teens.
  • Responsible for teaching target goals to each teen, ran all aspects of home, budgets, personal hygiene, household maintenance, etc.
Cass County Sheriff's Office - 911 Dispatcher and Jail Matron
City, STATE, 09/1989 - 07/1991
  • Handle all incoming 911 calls.
  • Dispatcher handling all incoming communications dealing with the public and law enforcement officers.
  • Fulfilled duties as Female Jail Matron when necessary.
Accounting, A/P, A/R Bookkeeping, Business Administration, conferences, customer service, accounting, HR, insurance, team building, Leadership development,  Excel, Power Point, Payroll, promotion, Public Speaking, Quick Books,  tax compliance & tax law, website development.
Activities and Honors
Inside sales director
Safety compliance committee member
Marketing advisor
I enjoy singing hiking, meeting new people, traveling to new places, and my 3 grandchildren most of all!

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Moore High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Purchasing Manager
  • Sales Coordinator
  • Executive Director
  • Outreach Coordinator
  • Bookkeeper and Hotel front desk manager
  • Family Teacher
  • 911 Dispatcher and Jail Matron


  • High School Diploma

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