Senior Buyer Resume Examples

senior buyer

  • Creating RFQ, Quote comparison and finalizing vendor as per market trend 
  • Interacting with Vendor Maintenance Team for Vendor Update/New Vendor setup 
  • Master data clean up and confirm the correct Lead time in the ERP system.
  • PO report generation and status update along with Pull in follow up on daily basis 
  • Controlling and Maintaining of Metrics/SLA (PO’s, Unconfirmed, Past due etc.,) and improving TAT for the PO creation 
  • Material Shortage report management
  • Co-Ordinate with Planner & Scheduler to maintain Smooth Production Line

senior buyer

  • Push out & Cancel the orders timely to control on hand inventory 
  • Enabling the Supplier Management Inventory (SMI) for frequently used parts 
  • Coordinating meetings and teleconference between vendors, management/internal departments to resolve product quality, capacity, specification and delivery issue in a diplomatic manner 
  • Clear Discrepancy Material and Failed product on time based on the Material Review Board (MRB).

senior buyer

  • Lead Accessory and Footwear  department.
  • Liaise with existing suppliers and negotiate contracts
  • Travel ,Source and build relations with new suppliers
  • Source and select new products through catalogs and by attending national and international trade fairs and events
  • Monitor market changes, competitor prices and products
  • Analyse current and past sales patterns to anticipate trends in consumer buying pattern.
  • Recommend clearance sales and varying delivery schedules to help control stock levels.

senior buyer

  • Managed ongoing relationships with both internal stakeholders and approximately seventy-five global vendors to address and implement strategies resolving supply chain challenges.
  • Negotiated pricing and payment terms with suppliers.
  • Primary internal contact for all company departments pertaining to vendor relations.
  • Created, updated and maintained vendor data using internal company database.
  • Engaged in on-going communication to ensure the accurate and timely flow of documentation between the company, sales staff and vendors.
  • Managed and expedited purchase orders.
  • Prepared bids for sales staff to ensure accurate pricing of textiles.

senior buyer

  • Managed kanban program for 2008 Corolla model change, resulting in a very successful vehicle launch.
  • Responsible for Corolla, Vibe and Tacoma critical spare parts inventory, approximately $25 million annual spend.
  • Negotiated annual price review, APR, achieving cost reductions greater than $1 million.
  • Worked on negotiating $80 million annual intermodal transportation contract for logistics.
  • Implemented ePurchasing system with spare parts supplier, reducing supplier headcount and NUMMI cost.
  • Improved existing processes to reduce spare parts inventory and eliminate waste.
  • Negotiated IT and service contracts, reducing cost by $300,000.

senior buyer

  • Represent the company in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers based on company and quality standards.
  • Locate vendors for materials, equipment and supplies both domestically and offshore.
  • Ordere shelf electronic components or custom plastic / metal custom parts based on MRP turn requirements.
  • Order electronic shelf components and custom plastic/metal parts based on engineering or new customer prototype needs.
  • Prepare, send out, compile and award RFQ’s for scheduled production and new prototype builds.
  • Submit for Engineering verification potential electronic component crosses to create negative PPV’s and / or reduce lead time.
  • Issue and or resolve vendor non-conformance’s based on established TS quality guidelines.

senior buyer

  • Managed the Accessory and Footwear department.
  • Liaised with existing suppliers and negotiated contracts.
  • Traveled ,Sourced and developed relations with new suppliers.
  • Sourced and selected new products through catalogs and by attending national/international trade fairs and events.
  • Monitored market changes, competitor prices and products.
  • Reviewed , tracked sales performance figures and ensure that information regarding competition is derived accurately.
  • Planned ,Scheduled clearance sales and store replenishment to obtain good stock cover and efficient management in inventory.

senior buyer

  • Direct responsibility of procurement of Balance of Plant (BOP) Equipment for projects in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka and technical support for projects in other Asia Pacific countries. 
  • Support Execution of Global Sourcing Strategy (BOP and Direct Supply Base Sourcing Effort for Asia Pacific Region). 
  • Support Strategic Sourcing Decisions for Complex Projects based on specific client requirement. 
  • Present new ranges to retail managers.

senior buyer

  • Supplying cost prices and ETA’s to the sales department (40 people)
  • Manage inventory on daily basis
  • Order Contract stock that should never run out
  • Get Pricing from Suppliers, negotiate Prices with the Suppliers
  • Ordering stock with suppliers
  • Process Purchase Orders on Ability
  • Follow Up On Backorders and give feedback to relevant people

senior buyer

  • Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, and distributing materials & equipment
  • Assist visual merchandisers in planning store layouts to promote key lines.
  • Work with the advertising department in order to present sales promotions.
  • Advice in customer related inquiries.

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