Purchasing Agent Resume

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Career Objective:

Looking for a purchasing agent position with “Lee Company,” to work with the purchase team and manage materials and services requirements necessary for the functioning of the company.

Summary of Skills:

  • Experience of procuring materials and services for companies

  • Strong knowledge of administrative and technical aspects of materials purchased

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills

  • Expert in researching and collecting information from vendors

  • Skilled in evaluating performance of vendors and working with the purchase team

  • Abilities to coordinate with the production department and meet deadlines

  • Experience of reconciling goods received with purchase orders and invoices

Work Experience:

Purchasing Agent

ABC Corporation, Anaheim, CA

October 2014 – Present

  • Responsible for purchasing goods and services for the company and ensuring zero breakdown in production

  • Researching vendors, calling quotations, and comparing prices and other terms and conditions

  • Providing administrative and clerical support to the purchase department

  • Coordinating with the purchase department and processing their requirements for materials

  • Inspecting goods and checking quantity and quality against purchase orders and according to the company norms

  • Conducting monthly and quarterly review on vendors and expediting processing of purchase orders

Purchasing Agent

Silver Construction Company, Anaheim, CA

February 2013 – September 2014

  • Procured construction materials from vendors and suppliers on a regular basis

  • Worked closely with the project team and supported construction projects

  • Handled Supplier Relationship Management and evaluated supplier performance

  • Resolved differences in purchase orders and invoices amicably and maintained relationship

  • Ensured materials are purchased in compliance with the national supplier agreements and company’s objectives

  • Researched and achieved cost savings in material procurement and initiated continuous improvement programs for vendors


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business

    ABC University, Anaheim, CA



On request.

See Also

  • Purchasing Manager Resume

  • Purchasing Agent Cover Letter

  • Purchasing Agent Responsibilities