senior buyer resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Professional Senior Buyer with a demonstrated history of working in the manufacturing industry, seeking opportunities to utilize skillset determination while fostering personal and professional growth. Demonstrated expertise in supplier relations and project management skills. Action-oriented with a strong ability to communicate effectively with technology, executive, and business audiences. Results-driven planning and budgeting management professional with exceptional communication, problem-solving, and leadership skills.

  • Negotiation and Persuasion
  • Strategic and operational planning
  • Self-motivated
  • Budgeting and finance
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Vendor Collaboration
  • Supplier Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Multi-Tasking Strength
  • Business Understanding
  • Team leadership
  • Professional in Access
  • Project Management
  • Implementation of SyteLine
  • Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
07/2018 to Current Senior Buyer Generac Power System, Inc | Oklahoma City, OK,

Responsible for purchasing and financial savings for future growth of the company’s organization, while striving for a person’s well-being and development.

· Work with the inventory management team to ensure that all deliveries satisfy the assigned purchase orders and report any back-ordered or missing product and any freight claims.

· Establish and maintain proper inventory levels of materials used on a regular basis.

· Research competitors, sourced new vendors, negotiate prices, review quotes and secure the most competitive bids.

· Create, send, and monitor purchase orders.

· Accurately outlined terms, conditions, delivery deadlines and pricing in purchase orders.

· Participated in supplier chain inventory with customer demand to mitigate excess and obsolete inventory.

· Worked with suppliers to expedite open purchase orders and shipments in-transit

· Review work order demand from MRP to support company requirements.

· Create work instructions for processing furniture from purchase to assigning on boats.

· Aggressively reduced late deliveries by 95% and delayed production of boats to strive for future growth.

· Complete and maintain accurate and organized records, documents, and reports for all departments

· Responsible for end of month closing, inventory issues and receiving to ensure all vendors are paid on time.

· Monitored deliveries on-time performance, shipping details.

07/2014 to 07/2018 Warehouse Distributor Quadgraphics | Mode, IL,
  • Verified inventory computations by comparing to physical counts of stock and investigating discrepancies or adjusting errors.
  • Prepared orders by processing requests and supply orders, pulling materials and packing boxes.
  • Followed customer instructions about placement of items and special considerations for handling.
  • Protected items by wrapping in cling film, padded moving blankets and tape.
  • Juggled shift duties, prioritizing immediate tasks to streamline operations.
  • Exceeded specific team goal by partnering with staff to share and implement best practices.
  • Eliminated downtime to maximize revenue by providing top product and material delivery quality control.
04/2012 to 07/2014 Lead Forklift Driver Eaton Corporation | City, STATE,
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Prepared finished stock for shipment by identifying, pulling and packing product.
  • Moved freight, stock and other materials to and from storage and production areas and loading docks.
  • Checked shipments for damaged or incorrect items.
  • Packaged, labeled and tagged goods before transfer.
  • Tracked materials moved for stocking purposes and to complete logs for management.
08/2011 to 04/2012 A/C Component Assembler York | City, STATE,
  • Evaluated and tested A/C unit products using measurement and diagnostic devices to adjust, test and repair equipment.
  • Worked with assemblies requiring diverse skill levels and using both analog and digital designs.
  • Worked closely with supervisors and designers to understand and meet production specifications.
  • Assisted new employees with assembly tasks to maintain production levels.
  • Distributed materials, supplies and subassemblies to work areas.
  • Complied with OSHA, EPA and legal regulations to uphold safety policy and prevent injury.
  • Maintained production rates by applying technical and electrical expertise to produce each piece.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2011 to to CNC Certificate | Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology Gordon Cooper Technology Center, Shawnee, OK GPA:
Expected in 05/2006 to to High School Diploma | Tecumseh High School, Tecumseh, OK, GPA:
Expected in to to | Health Sciences Seminole State College, Seminole, OK GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Gordon Cooper Technology Center
  • Tecumseh High School
  • Seminole State College

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Buyer
  • Warehouse Distributor
  • Lead Forklift Driver
  • A/C Component Assembler


  • CNC Certificate
  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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