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Purchasing Manager Resume Sample

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Purchasing Manager Resume Template

 

This purchasing manager resume was written by Ryan Davies. His main duties included reviewing and managing purchase contracts, supervising performance of purchasing staff, making policies and implementing new strategies, controlling costs, reviewing proposals, preparing and approving contracts for senior management, and negotiating prices.
 
 
He also notes his duty to liaison with the production department to determine their material requirements and take steps to fulfill them. He emphasizes his excellent negotiation and management skills, as well as his business degree, which are vital to success in this field.  
 
 
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PURCHASING MANAGER RESUME TEMPLATE

1339 Worchester Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

(617) 204-5645

john.doe@gmail.com

 

Purchasing Manager with over 10 years of experience in asset allocation, optimization and management requires a position in academia directing earmark, including grant and research, funds utilization. Possesses a B.A. in Economics and is a lifelong member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

GALLERIA Boston, MA

Purchasing Manager July 2000 – Present

  • Optimize the use of company assets in the acquisition of goods and services.
  • Head initiatives that decrease company expenses while increasing profit.
  • Formulate short and long term strategies to ensure quality and continuity of supply while minimizing cost.
  • Manage purchase agents and purchase assistants.

 

COUNSEL FOR ECONOMIC IMPROVEMENT San Antonio, TX

Manager May 1982 – July 2000

  • Started an initiative to train leaders, at any level in the organization, to improve leadership skills.
  • Trained supervisors and assistant managers in team building.
  • Interpreted market reports and advised management on the business implications.
  • Led group discussions that sought to apply academic research to real-world issues.
  • Presented concise explanations of complex analyses.

 

EDUCATION

ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Rochester, NY

Bachelor of Arts in Economics, June 1981

  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • Elected to Phi Beta Kappa

 

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

  • Understanding of complex economic status reports
  • Ability to teach other learners irrespective of the learning style.
  • Knowledge of world affairs and seasoned world traveler; of varied cultures and traditions.

 

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society Member

 

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