senior buyer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
Senior Buyer with over 20 years of experience conducting in-depth research and negotiating pricing with vendors to purchase IT products, print and promotional items. Successful in maintaining business relationships with existing vendors and identifying new business opportunities to engage with potential suppliers. Efficient in reviewing pricing, terms and conditions prior to forming agreements. Negotiate multiple deals resulting in savings and avoidance of $500K per year.
  • Supplier Negotiations
  • Competitive Sourcing
  • Procurement
  • Price Negotiation
  • Researching Products
  • Vendor Negotiations
  • Data Analysis
  • Materials sourcing
  • Vendor relations
  • Purchasing procedures
  • Resourcefulness
  • Purchasing expertise
  • Asset Management, Researching
  • Competitive, Research
  • Hardware, Sales
  • Credit, Supply chain
  • Customer relations, Supply chain management
  • Customer Service, Phone
  • Data Analysis, Vendor relations
  • Delivery
  • Documentation
  • Email
  • Finance
  • Information technology
  • Inventory
  • Lawson
  • Team Leader
  • Marketing
  • Marketing materials
  • Materials
  • Office
  • Negotiation
  • Negotiations
  • Presenting
  • Pricing
  • Processes
  • Procurement
  • Promotional materials
  • Proposals
  • Purchasing
Work History
Senior Buyer, 03/2017 to Current
Chromalloy Gas TurbineNy, NY,
  • Support IT organization with purchase of all hardware and software materials.
  • Efficient in ServiceNow Asset Management and Procurement System.
  • Conduct RFQ’s adhering to procurement policy.
  • Built strong long-term vendor partnerships.
  • Drive supply requirements through management and daily execution of purchase orders, material maintenance and overall inventory controls.
  • Collaboratively identify, promote, implement and sustain information technology solutions to improve supply chain management and related processes.
  • Provide supply chain solutions that expedite and optimize materials delivery from supply base to end customer.
  • Negotiate pricing to determine best deal and save approximately $500K annually.
  • Review proposals, qualified vendors and recommended optimal suppliers.
  • Perform extensive vendor and supplier research to identify cost-effective options and product availability.
  • Led the Concur Procure-to-Pay roll.
  • Process 100+ Purchase Orders per month.
  • Verified purchase requisitions and created purchase orders in Lawson PO System, and expedited customer orders.
Buyer, 02/2000 to 03/2017
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  • Managed and supported Office Supplies and Corporate Travel program.
  • Conducted RFQs and RFPs.
  • Responsible for new supplier onboarding and vetting process.
  • Drive cost controls, margins, process documentation and audits.
  • Procurement ownership of compliance for Medicare Supplier Program –SAM/OIG Reports.
  • Processed Purchase Orders including confirmation of appropriate approval.
  • Managed inventory for Corporate Stationery program.
  • Coordinated with various vendors on printed and promotional materials.
  • Processed monthly Stationery charge back reports for the Finance Department.
Fulfillment Manager, 02/1999 to 02/2000
Mayville Engineering Company, Inc.Pa, PA,
  • Managed the inventory for all printed materials for the Sales and Marketing program.
  • Monitored inventory levels and collaborated with vendors regarding reprinting of Marketing materials.
  • Supervised one staff member responsible for processing all orders for printed material.
  • Tracked delivery goals and developed improvement plans to correct deficiencies.
  • Communicated with customers via email, over phone or in person to answer questions and provide latest merchandise information.
Sales Pricing Coordinator and Accounts Payable Clerk, 11/1987 to 12/1998
Control4 CorporationCity, STATE,
  • Managed the national rollout of new Consumer Pricing Deal System resulting in a $500,000 credit on invoice short-pays.
  • Coordinated Are Inventory Tracking System with Product Availability Managers for all new and existing raw material inventory supplies.
  • Resulted in savings of $1 million.
  • Pricing Task Force Team Leader that created $1 million opportunity by presenting and implementing the new pricing process to the Key Account Managers.
  • Managed and processed all pricing information from Key Account Managers for Eastern Business Unit.
  • Supported Customer Service Representatives with handheld computer pricing issues/overrides which improved customer relations and invoice discrepancies.
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration-Management, Expected in to Northeastern University - Boston, MA
Associate of Science: Business Administration, Expected in to Becker Jr. College - Leicester, MA,
  • Volunteer activities and Interests
  • James and Ann Falzone Scholarship Fund – board member and administrator – Review applications, select and present awards to highly deserving and eligible students representing Waltham Pop Warner/Youth Football Organization.
  • Operation American Soldier – assist with coordination of care packages for Military personnel overseas.
  • Golf, boating, and camping

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School Attended

  • Northeastern University
  • Becker Jr. College

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Buyer
  • Buyer
  • Fulfillment Manager
  • Sales Pricing Coordinator and Accounts Payable Clerk


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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