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AMY SMITH
123 Main Street Atlanta, Georgia 30339
Home: (555) 555-1234, Cell: (555) 555-1235 asmith@sample~resume.com


Objective:     Seek the Position of Purchasing Manager

SUMMARY:
Responsible for optimization of the supplier base into a select group of proven high quality suppliers and strategic partners relationships. Work closely with all levels of management within the Company to determine needs, develop strategies and plan and provide procurement sources in support of those needs. Proven, twelve years experience in manufacturing, sourcing, purchasing, and cost-estimating.

  • Sound project management and control skills.
  • Advanced negotiating, counselor selling, people impact sensitivity, and communication skills.
  • Flexibility to adapt to pressure.
  • Strong negotiator, able to source product at the lowest prices and on the best terms?
  • In depth experience with retail merchandising of consumer products having short life cycles.
  • Well versed in inventory management and control.
  • Excellent knowledgeable in sourcing product, including importing.
  • Strong buying and purchasing experience.
  • Organized, attentive to detail, highly productive.
  • Self-motivated and strong willed, but not abrasive.
  • Deep experience in use of personal computer.

    Professional Experience

    Wildwood City Inc., Minneapolis, MN               2000 - Present
    Assistant Purchasing Manager
    • Manage Purchasing Department in absence of Purchasing Manager, including Mail Service Clerk and Wildwood Hall Receptionist.
    • Prioritize tasks and establish schedules to maintain uniform workload among Purchasing Department employees.
    • Make effective independent decisions, and coordinate all day-to-day office functions.
    • Supervise and evaluate multiple subordinates in the Purchasing Department.
    • Coordinate effectively with the Purchasing Agent and all Wildwood departments.
    • Solicit bids, secure written and telephone quotations from vendors, analyze bids, perform value and cost analysis and select products and vendors consistent with existing policies and procedures and assist other staff members in doing the same.
    • Monitor order and contracts for compliance and performance; recommend cancellation of orders and contracts for non-compliance and non-performance.
    • Manage the performance of Purchasing clerical functions, including routine correspondence, vendor list preparation, vendor applications and updates, bid and specification preparation, compilation of surplus equipment lists, and contract and records files maintenance.
    • Utilize personal computer and spreadsheet software to perform efficient and accurate bid tabulations.
    • Communicate clearly, concisely and courteously, orally and in writing, and maintain effective business relationships with other employees, vendors, and the public.
    • Interpret and explain Wildwood purchasing policies and procedures to other Wildwood departments and to vendors.
    Tom Pen Inc., Minneapolis, MN                            1996 - 2000
    Assistant Buyer
    • Ensured timely delivery of merchandise through consistent communication and follow-up with the vendor, distribution centre, and merchant team.
    • Managed the markdown process, communicate variances to the buyer.
    • Completed business recaps with direction from the buyer.
    • Completed advertising prep sheets, obtained samples, attended advertising turn-ins and proofing.
    • Ensured timely delivery of advertised merchandise, and communicated issues to merchant team.
    • Analyzed ad performance and made recommendations to maximize future performance.
    • Assisted in preparation for pre-market analysis.
    • Identified and shopped competition.
    • Communicated issues to stores using the appropriate communication channels.
    • Interacted effectively with vendors and internal colleagues to achieve departmental goals.
    Tom Pen Inc., Minneapolis, MN                            1994 - 1996
    Purchasing Clerk
    • Performed basic accounting and bookkeeping associated with procurement and department funds in support of Production Department accounting staff.
    • Monitored budgets for expenditure appropriateness and sufficient funds.
    • Served as principle resource for Tom Pen procurement policies and procedures.
    • Assisted staff by coordinating comprehensive departmental purchasing activities via MPathways, the Web and Tom Pen PCards.
    • Served as primary point of contact and liaison with vendors for orders, bids, specifications, tracking; maintained documentation and performed other related transactions.
    • Generated reports.
    • Coordinated approval process for major purchases (> $10,000) in conjunction with the Department Administrator.
    • Performed accounts receivable and payable tasks; audited travel and hosting.
    • Handled all ad hoc payment requests (Form G, research subject fees, etc.).
    • Maintained departmental Procurement policy and procedure manual and recorded databases.
    • Participated in Tom Pen professional development training programs associated with procurement and basic accounting functions.
    • Oriented, trained and oversaw activities of work study students and other ad hoc temporary staff as needed.
    EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

    Accredited Purchasing Practitioner (APP) (1998); Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) (2000).

    MA Purchasing Management, New York University, NY (1998)

    BA Business Administration, New York University, NY (1993)




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