Purchasing Assistant Resume

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Career Objective:

A purchasing assistant position in a big organization to help in the procurement of items by evaluating material quality and services of suppliers and manufacturers.

Summary of Skills:

  • Posses high attention to detail

  • Skilled in understanding and reviewing purchase orders, invoices, sales and other reports

  • Able to communicate with account department on payment matters

  • Strong administration and data entry skills

  • Excellent customer service and organizational skills

  • Good evaluation and communication skills

  • Ability to design and implement strategies for taking customer services to next level

  • Skilled in drafting purchasing budgets

Work Experience:

Purchasing Assistant

Handy Electricals, Stephenville, TX

2011 – present

  • Assist purchase managers in making purchases

  • Ensure about the cost, quality and availability of product before purchasing

  • Maintain and update all sales and purchasing reports for forecasting and cost tracking

  • Provide administrative support to the purchase department

  • Select and send products to consumer testing laboratories

  • Track the status of products submitted for testing and maintain reports

  • Evaluate purchase orders and find ways for cost cutting

  • Coordinate with account department for invoice processing

  • Update concerned department about procurement of materials

  • Help in daily office routine such as filling, answering phones, operating fax and photocopying machines

Purchasing Assistant

Fun & Fair Departmental Store, Stephenville, TX

2009 – 2011

  • Drafted a list of products to be ordered and got it approved from the purchase manager before placing an order

  • Evaluated quality and price of products, including suppliers’ services and return policies

  • Assisted in the preparation of budgets for purchasing

  • Coordinated with sales team for getting list of fast-moving products

  • Stock and managed inventory of all items

  • Analyzed vendor invoices and cross-checked it with the quantity received

  • Monitored demand and sales of items

  • Helped employees in demonstrating usage of items to customers

  • Coordinated with suppliers and manufacturers and ensured items do not run out of stock

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

Ruby College of Accounting, Stephenville, TX

2008

References:

Available upon request.