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Buyer

Experienced

Developed and executed sourcing strategy for manufacturing company that produces over 100K products per year across 3 plants. Interfaced with suppliers and purchasing locations, acquiring all merchandise and equipment for production.

  • Distributed materials and supplies to 3 locations, which collectively support over 2,000 customers and generate $20M in monthly revenue.
  • Awarded 2 long-term contracts to suppliers, locking in prices 20% below market average.
  • Analyzed profit and loss margins, making adjustments to achieve revenue goals.
  • Procured over $5M in equipment as part of capital planning project, which increased equipment lifespan by 5 years.
  • Prepared and presented business case for expanding production of specific product, resulting in 30% increase in revenue while costs only increased 10%.

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Purchasing manager

Experienced

Oversee purchasing for business, including bidding, contract negotiation, and vendor relations. Create bid sheets, monitor work progress, and approve invoices and variance purchase orders. Supervise 5 operations staff. Stay current on industry regulations and trends that affect pricing and logistics.

  • Reconciled over $500,000 in account discrepancies within 2 months of joining.
  • Purchase $200K+ in monthly supplies and schedule supply deliveries to dozens of job sites.
  • Decreased operating costs 30% by implementing new purchasing system.
  • Negotiated new contracts with vendors, saving at least $100,000 annually.
  • Analyze cost codes and maintain prices and quantities within ERP system.

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Purchasing agent

Entry level

Provide professional support to division by coordinating complex procurement processes and activities. Ensure purchasing compliance with local, national, and international regulations. Develop requests for proposal (RFPs) and requests for quotes (RFQs) for goods and services. Maintain meticulous records and generate reports for leadership.

  • Process 30-50 small purchase requests (under $500) from business colleagues each month.
  • Update supplier database and implement new metrics to measure supplier performance.
  • Manage vendor registration and bidding processes.
  • Analyze pricing on common goods and develop preferred supplier relationships.
  • Track and manage up to 25 concurrent orders using order management system.

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Assistant buyer

Experienced

Procured products, materials, and supplies for business operations and individual customer requirements. Worked with contractors and subcontractors to allocate materials accordingly. Processed MRO requisitions and maintain records of all purchases and deliveries.

  • Coordinated proposals, contracts, and purchase orders with over 20 vendors and suppliers.
  • Ordered up to $300,000 in materials and supplies each month, proactively replenishing inventory to avoid shortages and delays.
  • Obtained and evaluated quotes from suppliers, working with head buyer to select best offer.
  • Negotiated new contract with vendor, saving company $10,000 annually.
  • Reduced spending on 1 material by identifying new supplier who offered the same quality material at a lower cost.

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Buyer

Entry level

Collaborated with third party vendors and secured purchasing contract agreement that reduced budget costs by 10%. Utilized strong communication and relationship building skills to achieve results.

  • Conducted routine vendor outreach communications.
  • Analyzed existing contracts and inventory management operations.
  • Interviewed external vendors and product suppliers to determine more cost-effective solutions.
  • Selected ideal vendor and instigated long-lasting cooperation.
  • Presented new vendor selection and contract agreement to senior leadership for approval.

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Buyer

Experienced

Reduced annual business expenses by 20% over 2-year timeframe by proactively managing inventory and vendor relations. Balanced daily operational oversight with process innovation to streamline efficiency.

  • Liaised with vendors and business partners to secure beneficial purchasing contracts.
  • Conducted routine inventory audits to prevent tracking errors and eliminated unnecessary spending.
  • Spearheaded monthly and yearly inventory orders.
  • Maintained interdepartmental communications to maintain accurate inventory tracking efforts.

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Buyer

Senior

Strategically sourced and negotiated contracts with suppliers while aligning purchasing strategy with business partners. Supervised team of 5 assistant buyers covering procurement and purchasing. Reported to Director of Purchasing, working closely with leadership on RFIs, RFPs, contract renewals, and new supplier initiatives.

  • Evaluated bid proposals, generating at least $5M in annual savings by negotiating offers and contract terms.
  • Developed and executed contract strategy, achieving 10% cost reduction goals year over year by selecting contracts for renewals and cancellations.
  • Generated spending reports and present them quarterly to VPs.
  • Interviewed, hired, and trained new buyers, with 2 receiving promotions within their 1st year.
  • Served as point of escalation for all purchasing and procurement issues, working directly with suppliers to quickly resolve delays and other conflicts.

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