Sample Purchasing Agents CV Template

September 10, 2011

Every company employs a team of Purchasing Agents, also known as corporate or wholesale buyers, either centralized in a purchasing department or deployed in branches and affiliates also known.  They are responsible for procuring corporate supplies and materials used for daily office consumption.  Using historical office consumption trend, they make forecasts on the levels of supplies to be purchased, making sure they conform to corporate standards and equipment consumable requirements such as the thickness of paper and printer inks or cartridges. The objective is to purchase cost effectively.

Sample Purchasing Agents CV Template

Henry E. Everhart

Lodge St., Lancaster, England

Phone: 01523-498012

everhart_he@ycmail.com

Objective

To work as a Lead or Senior Purchasing Agent in a manufacturing company

Professional Experience

2002 – Present:  Purchasing Agent, Panasonic, UK

  • Work with the retail sales manager to determine specific and generic merchandise items needed to be purchased.
  • Adjust purchasing schedules to match fast and slow moving sales inventories.
  • Develop purchasing programs to entice vendors to offer best wholesale or bulk purchase deals
  • Negotiate for best wholesale price directly from manufacturers and factories.
  • Determine contractual terms and conditions in coordination with finance and  recommend contract awards.
  • Review contracts regularly and process contract renewals with renegotiated prices
  • Arrange with finance for the payment of orders.

Skills

  • Excellent oral, writing and organization skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills to deal with vendors and suppliers

Achievements

Cited by management as Employee of the Year from 2005 to 2007 and in 2009 for perfect attendance and consistent high performance marks

Education

1999 – 2002: BA Commerce, Lambeth College’s Career Academy, London

References

To be furnished upon request

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