purchasing specialist resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary
Dedicated and reliable with 20 plus years' experience in purchasing/planning, logistics coordination and inventory management. Organized and proactive with remarkable warehouse management, communication and planning abilities as well as being fluent in warehouse/jobsite safety. Seeking job with advancement potential in need of a leader skilled at reducing costs and increasing department efficiency. Highly motivated, results-oriented professional possessing exceptional management and leadership skills, well organized with demonstrated ability to prioritize work, completing concurrent tasks and assignments within giving time restraints.
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Work History
03/2021 to 08/2021
Purchasing Specialist Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. San Francisco, CA,
  • My position as the purchasing specialist was to be responsible for locating and ordering all materials required to meet the manufacturing requirements and the steady flow of the company's production process
  • I was also responsible for creating all purchase orders and seeking out and meeting with new as well as existing vendors
  • My job also required me to order, organize the company's inventory as well as maintaining an organized and safe working environment while keeping record of any loss prevention type incidents
  • I would also be responsible for ordering and issuing safety gear to all workers as well as any products needed to keep up the facility to meet safety requirements
  • I would keep strict daily record of inventory, keeping using programs such as Excel, QuickBooks and various Manufacturing programs.
01/2010 to 01/2020
Warehouse/Purchasing Manager Archer Aviation Palo Alto, CA,
  • My job as the Warehouse / Purchasing manager included a wide range of duties from everything from running the warehouse team to ordering all material needed for a company of almost 300 employees
  • The duties as the warehouse manager included the researching, ordering and inventory of all material for six divisions of the company
  • I was in charge of running the warehouse team that was responsible for keeping a organized and safe facility that would was running 6 days a week and on call 24/7 due to the type of industry we were in
  • My job was to issue all purchase orders for the company from everything from office supplies to all materials needed for every jobsite in the company
  • I was responsible for keeping track of all inventories in the company as well as working directly with the VP of Health and safety to make sure every unionized field worker had proper compliant safety gear and was trained in the strict safety requirements of the company
  • I met with current vendors to negotiate cost as well as researched and met with new vendors to keep the company flowing with lower material cost as well as new technological products
  • I was also in charge of all logistics to keep the flow of materials and safety gear getting to all jobsites on time and orderly as well as making sure all of the company's vehicles were maintained in proper and safe working condition.
01/2009 to 09/2010
Purchasing Manager Coiling Technologies Inc City, STATE,
  • My duties as the purchasing manager were to research, locate and order all material needed to keep up with flow of manufacturing while keeping the cost as low as possible without compromising quality and safety
  • I was in charge of working with the warehouse crew to make sure inventory levels were stocked to every required specification while making sure everything was organized while keeping track of any damaged material and keeping loss prevention at a minimum
  • The job of purchasing manager required me to be fluent in Excel, QuickBooks, AutoCAD as well as various manufacturing programs
  • I started working for Coiling Tech when I was approached from my former boss who recruited make the switch
  • My reason for leaving Coiling Tech was that I had to move from Houston to New Jersey to be with my
  • Fancie at the time while she was having first child.
11/2001 to 01/2009
Purchasing / Sales / Design SUHM Spring Works City, STATE,
  • My duties while working for SUHM included handling our military and government accounts such as
  • Northrop Grumman, NASA and Halliburton
  • I was responsible for ordering all material to meet strict specifications while negotiating pricing while not compromising quality
  • I was also in charge of ordering and keeping track of all material and Inventory in the warehouse for the CNC division
  • My duties also included designing parts per specification and programming of the parts to run on CNC machines such as a waterjet
  • Due to the extreme high cost of exotic material being kept in stock I was in charge of keeping track of any damaged and left-over material for loss prevention services.
Expected in 2003 to to
Certification in Engineering:
Lone Star College System - Tomball, TX
Expected in to to
College and AutoCAD Software certification in Business: Engineering
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Expected in to to
CAD Additional Information AutoCad Certification.: Manufacturing
Blinn College - Brenham, TX

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School Attended

  • Lone Star College System
  • Blinn College

Job Titles Held:

  • Purchasing Specialist
  • Warehouse/Purchasing Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Purchasing / Sales / Design


  • Certification in Engineering
  • College and AutoCAD Software certification in Business
  • CAD Additional Information AutoCad Certification.

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