Purchasing Agent Resume Examples

purchasing agent

  • Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and all materials required for each project.
  • Control purchasing department budgets.
  • Administer online purchasing systems.
  • Respond to customer and supplier inquiries about order status, changes, or cancellations.
  • Compare suppliers’ bills with bids and purchase orders in order to verify accuracy.

purchasing agent

  • Purchased required tooling in support of company work orders.
  • Purchased direct materials in support of engineering requirements.
  • Negotiated contracts with MRO suppliers, to maintain Min/Max stock requirements.
  • Qualified and monitor new and existing vendors.
  • Organized and implemented yearly inventory audits.
  • Assisted estimating department in current material pricing and availability.

purchasing agent

  • Purchase medicines and medical supplies to maintain operation for the hospital.
  • Planning budgests and expenditures.
  • Controlling the quailty of medicines and medical supplies, altering  suppliers or manufactures if neccessary.
  • Introducing new technologies.

purchasing agent/coordinator

  • Purchasing of raw materials such as coil, sheet, and tooling steel
  • Coordinating steel purchases with customer releases including logistics
  • Negotiating rates and cost of steel, transportation, and other services
  • Coordinating the logistics to customers and suppliers in the U.S. and Canada
  • Other purchasing duties include die components, shop and office supplies, electrical, CNC, wire cutting, and e-coating services
  • Preparing the necessary paperwork (packing slips and custom documents) for every shipment to our customers
  • Negotiating with customers to improve supply chain efficiency

purchasing agent

  • Sourcing and developing relationships with construction material vendors and sub-contractors 
  • Issuing and tracking company P.O.s, with the use of Sage Timberline software 
  • Communicating with, and coordinating product deliveries to 12+ construction sites 
  • Working with tech department to improve function and efficiency of customized field purchasing software 

purchasing agent

  • Contact suppliers for pricing of parts.
  • Preparation of quotes to present to customers by using Excel or WordPerfect.
  • Oversee counter in parts department when needed.
  • Update inventory of parts on the computer by using the program CougarMountain.
  • Answer the phone and greet customers.

purchasing agent

  • Work with the produce sales team on ordering boxes, labels, supplies and various other items related to the produce industry.
  • Working with suppliers on the best prices and customer service.
  • Work closely with suppliers when items are needed promptly and also when orders need to be held back.
  • Order supplies for Mexico produce ventures.
  • Work closely with the staff from the Mexico venture companies in regards to ordering and tracking inventory.
  • Work closely with the partners/owners of Primetime Produce.
  • Obtain the best pricing and purchase items from basic office supplies to company vehicles.

purchasing agent

  • Managed daily inventory of stock room to insure supplies and services were rendered accordingly to various areas of the city.
  • Constructed purchase orders in order to receive adequate materials and supplies as needed.
  • Supervised and conducted evaluations of stock room personnel as well as office personnel of purchasing department.
  • Participated in weekly administrative meetings with director of Water & Sewer.
  • Responsible for informing director of purchase orders and delivering status of inventory as needed.

purchasing agent

  • Develop and implement purchasing procedures.
  • Prepare reports regarding purchased items 
  • Determine if inventory quantities are sufficient for needs, ordering more materials when necessary 
  • Contact suppliers in order to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and other problems
  • Monitor in-house inventory movement and complete inventory transfer forms.
  • Provide employees with guidance in handling difficult or complex problems in our inventory system .
  • Implement corporate or departmental policies, procedures.

purchasing agent

  • Purchasing duties when necessary.
  • Operate telephone switchboard to answer, screen, or forward calls, providing information, and taking messages.
  • Track and inventory boxes, pallets and supplies relating to produce packaging.
  • Work well with owners, managers, the sales staff and the “field” staff.

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