Buyer Resume Example

Buyer Resume Sample

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Certified Buyer with 15+ years of experience in purchasing the products and inventory for stores or businesses. Expert in managing communication with vendors and analyzing data using MS Excel


The Stafford Institute of Design

M.A. Design; 2012-2014

WC Berkley

B.A. Accounting 2008-2012


  • SAP
  • Sales
  • Purchasing
  • Inventory
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Creativity
  • Communication skills
  • Confidence
  • Commercial awareness



Coronet Lighting, 2019-2020

  • Managed the overall purchasing process and timely execution of Purchase Orders to new and existing suppliers
  • Developed and drove cross-functional relationships
  • Analyzed data using MS excel to make effective reports
  • Assisted in executing competitive bid events and other sourcing projects
  • Analyzed spend to determine best methods of procurement
  • Prepared purchase orders

Senior Buyer

Ernest Packaging Solutions, 2010-2018

  • Analyzed and forecasted sales, warehouse inventory levels, pricing and receiving to determine the optimal purchasing strategy and inventory levels
  • Administered department files, establishes file categories, establishes and maintains cross-referenced files
  • Analyzed changing client/market conditions
  • Provided leadership in sourcing and procuring general equipment, goods and services


Salary for Buyer

National Average

Salary $40k – $76k
Bonus $245 – $9k
Profit Sharing $102 – $6k
Commission $1k – $31k
Total Pay $36k – $75k

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Good Skills to Include on Buyer Resume

  1. Good analytical skills
  2. Time Management
  3. Judgment and Decision Making
  4. Relationship Building


Resume Action Words for Buyer Resume

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Related Accelerated Facilitated
Mastered Resolved Achieved
Formed Motivated Served
Constructed Generated Negotiated

Common Certificates for Buyer Resume

  1. SPSM® Certification
  2. CPP Certification
  3. Purchasing and Supply Manager certification
  4. Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO)
  5. Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB)

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