Purchasing Agent Resume Sample (Text version)
Address: 721 Park Avenue, WV65 2CV, Manchester, United Kingdom
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone number: 07873363752
Skilled and results-driven Purchasing Agent with 2+ years of extensive purchasing and procurement experience. Strongly self-motivated professional with extraordinary communication/negotiation skills and deep knowledge of financial markets. Posses proven track record of success in managing the whole purchasing process, maintaining relationships, and improving retention rate and delivery times.
07/2017 - 03/2019, Purchasing Agent, Innovationn, Inc., Manchester, United Kingdom
- Managed and oversaw the whole purchasing process from start to finish, ensuring that all company policies were followed and procedures completed accurately.
- Monitored expenses, negotiated prices, built and maintained strong relationships.
- Developed purchase requisitions and worked on the improvement of retention rate and delivery times.
- Prepared documentation, conducted reports, and managed 3,000,000£ inventory.
- Reduced unnecessary cost by 23% in 2018.
06/2016 - 07/2017, Purchasing Agent, Unisurge International Ltd, Manchester, United Kingdom
- Identified new potential suppliers, attended various professional networking events, negotiated prices and terms, placed orders, and communicated with suppliers via phone or email.
- Conducted backorder and CTO reports, participated in weekly team meetings with the Finance managers.
- Scheduled purchases and estimated arrival times; allocated budget for every order.
- Awarded Employee of the Month twice for performing great work.
09/2012 - 05/2016, Economics & Finance, Ulster University, Ulster, United Kingdom
Clubs and Societies: Entrepreneurship Society, FinTech Club, Swimming Club
09/2010 - 05/2012, IB Diploma Programme, The Lycee International de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Paris, France
Graduated with Distinction (Grade 1 - A/excellent equivalent in all 6 subjects)
09/2014 - 12/2014, Street Fundraiser, British Red Cross, Ulster, United Kingdom
01/2019, Certified Purchasing Manager, Institute for Supply Management