Purchasing Agent Resume Sample

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Josselin Pierrat

Address: 721 Park Avenue, WV65 2CV, Manchester, United Kingdom
Email address: josselinpierrat@gmail.com
Phone number: 07873363752

Profile

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.

Work experience

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.

Education

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)

Skills

Languages
French
English
German
Computer Skills
Microsoft Office
Zahara, Unleashed
Tradogram, eRequester
Certify Purchasing
Interpersonal Skills
Analytical Skills
Communication Skills
Detail-oriented
Problem-solving
Time Management

Volunteering

09/2014 - 12/2014, Street Fundraiser, British Red Cross, Ulster, United Kingdom

Certificates

01/2019, Certified Purchasing Manager, Institute for Supply Management

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