Purchase Associate Resume

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Career Objective:

An experienced purchase associate with a degree in business administration aiming for building a network of vendors for the organization by which tracking the orders, making and renewing contracts, inviting bids, scheduling, procuring and inspection of raw materials would become faster and effective.

Summary of Skills:

  • Strong experience of working in purchase department
  • Excellent communicator, negotiator, and coordinator
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Office Suite, internet, and business software applications
  • Ability to meet deadlines and deliver results under pressure
  • Excellent administration, organizational, and project management skills
  • Outstanding analytical, mathematical, and team building skills
  • Familiarity with the ERP systems, purchase contracts, and bidding procedures

Work Experience:

Purchase Associate
ABC Company, Minneapolis, MN
April 2013 – Present

  • Preparing budget for procuring materials and collecting quotations from vendors
  • Performing quality checks on raw materials and performing audits on vendors
  • Taking stock and collecting purchase requisitions from across the departments
  • Assisting in the preparation of terms and conditions of purchase contracts
  • Negotiating with vendors on agreement terms and quoted price
  • Developing and modifying procurement system for smooth and efficient service

Purchase Associate
Structural Solutions, Minneapolis, MN
February 2012 – March 2013

  • Assisted the team leader in procuring materials for various projects
  • Estimated expenses of the required material and submitted to the store manager
  • Administered and monitored purchase activities according to set policies
  • Issued and reconciled purchase orders, receipts, invoices, and packing slips
  • Evaluated equipment, tools, materials for quality, price, support, and service
  • Collected and executed purchase order requests in a timely manner


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration
    Minneapolis University, Minneapolis, MN


On request.