Buyer Resume Objective Examples

There are plenty of opportunities to land a Buyer job position, but it won’t just be handed to you. Crafting a Buyer Resume Objective that catches the attention of hiring managers is paramount to getting the job, and LiveCareer is here to help you stand out from the competition.

Nolan Santana

City, State, Zip Code

Home: 000-000-0000 | Cell: 000-000-0000

Professional Summary

Highly dedicated and meticulous Buyer with a superb record of client satisfaction and revenue generation. Adept at bringing multiple simultaneous projects to completion with full accuracy and professionalism. Able to explain complicated financial processes to a variety of professional and public audiences in a clear and intelligible manner.

Core Qualifications
  • Wide breadth of experience in product merchandising, sales analysis, and retail and wholesale buying
  • Exceptional manager of vendor relations
  • Strong expertise in regional marketing campaigns
  • Superior abilities in inventory replenishment
  • High familiarity with MS Office applications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
6/1/2020 – Present


Company Name
City, State


  • Conduct commodities buying and merchandising in coordination with sales director.
  • Assist new product marketing and development of related materials in collaboration with multiple clients.
  • Assist with training new staff in LAN database system use.
  • Expedite product orders and issue resolution in communication with vendors, sales teams, and warehouse personnel.
  • Maintain and update daily retail purchase records for submission to senior buyer.


6/1/2016 – 5/1/2020


Company Name
City, State


  • Maintained sales books to reflect promotional and discontinued items to resolve any discrepancies.
  • Determined product volume replenishments and adjustments through price breakdown calculations.
  • Conducted research to formulate new sales strategies.
  • Analyzed regional and local sales transactions on a weekly basis.


Bachelor’s Degree – Finance


Company Name
City, State

Skills To Put in a Buyer Resume Objective

When you’re trusted to make buying decisions on behalf of a company, you require a particular set of skills. Those skills must be apparent to an employer in your resume from the very start, which means including them in your objective statement so that they’re the first thing an employer reads.

No job relies on hard skills alone, which means you should use this space to showcase both hard skills and soft skills. Select these skills from desirable traits listed in target jobs, and make a thorough self-assessment to determine your personal strengths. Combine these to flesh out your objective and skills section with a well-rounded, diverse portrayal of your capabilities.

Here are just a few skills essential to a buyer:

  1. Merchandise evaluation, pricing, and selection
  2. Supplier sourcing and validation
  3. Supplier quality management and balanced scorecard tracking
  4. Negotiation in complex situations requiring stringent terms for quality, cost, and delivery
  5. Relationship building with customers, vendors, and suppliers
  6. Product merchandising integrating the voice of the customer to select product mix
  7. Product selection based on branding and overall company image
  8. Materials selection and management
  9. Team collaboration to manage purchase orders and supply needs
  10. Expense tracking, budget management, and cost reduction
  11. Executive communications regarding strategy and planning

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