Purchasing Agent Resume Example

Purchasing Agent Resume Sample

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Purchasing Agent Resume (Text Format)

SUMMARY

Highly-motivated and result-driven Purchasing Agent with 3+ years of extensive purchasing experience. Have a proven track record of success in managing the whole purchasing process, maintaining relationships, and improving retention rate and delivery times.

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

Ruthston State College

Bachelor of Management

  • Class salutatorian with a 3.7 Grade Point Average
  • Nominee for the Best Thesis Award in 2017
  • Helped create and maintain the college’s official business
  • Projects

Beechtown High School

Marketing, 4.0 GPA, Class of 2013

  • Marketing Club president
  • Beechtown Digital Society founder and member
  • Beechtown High School Outreach Program volunteer

SKILLS

  • Time Management
  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Detail Orientated
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Negotiation
  • Creativity and Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building

RELATED INTERESTS

I am interested in reading about technology, business, and finance. I am also into learning foreign languages and being involved in the community.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

PURCHASING AGENT

GORDON ALUMINUM INDUSTRIES, June 2015 – Jule 2016

  • Collaborated with brand managers to anticipate future inventory needs
  • Resolved issues and adjustments
  • Tracked products that are back-ordered by the partners
  • Analyzed sales velocities and current inventories to determine appropriate ordering quantities

PURCHASING AGENT

Borderless Distribution, April 2016 – May 2019

  • Maintained ISO standards
  • Researched markets for availability, suitability and costs of goods and services
  • Generated reporting based on inventory levels, usage trends, and lead times to assist with inventory purchase decisions
  • Managed the company’s day-to-day purchasing activities

 

Average Salary for Purchasing Agent Job

Purchasing Agent
Salaries
$55,096
National Average

min
max
 
$36k
$69k
 
Salary
$36k – $69k
 
Bonus$294 – $7k
 
Profit Sharing
$966 – $7k
 
Comission$2k – $10k
 
Total Pay
$31k – $66k
 

***Data are taken from payscale.com


 

Good Skills to Include on Purchasing Agent Resume

  1. Supply Chain knowledge
  2. Good facilitation skills
  3. Strong interpersonal skills
  4. Strong analytical aptitude and demonstrated analytical skills
  5. Organization skills and the ability to multi-task
  6. Knowledge of Kanban, Lean Manufacturing, and/or Theory of Constraints
  7. Microsoft Office skills
  8. ERP software & Crystal Reports
  9. Strong written and verbal communication skills

 

Resume Action Words for Purchasing Agent

Maintained
Tended
Recommended
Coordinated
Researched
Replenished
Sold
Calculated
Consulted
Educate
Upsell
Arrange
Generated
Assisted
Negotiated
 

Common Certificates for Purchasing Agent Resume

  • CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management)
  • CPP (Certified Procurement Professional)
  • SPSM (Senior Professional in Supply Management)

 

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