Buyer

Writing a great buyer resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Carter Dillion

carter.dillion@gmail.com | (207) 527-9814 | Albuquerque, NM

Summary


I have over three years of experience as a Buyer for an e-commerce company. I was responsible for sourcing and purchasing products, negotiating contracts, and managing supplier relationships. I have a proven track record of reducing costs while maintaining quality standards. I am knowledgeable in Excel and SAP Ariba.

Experience


Senior Buyer at Walmart, NMMar 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated and secured discounts with vendors which saved the company $100,000 annually.
  • Led the development of a new vendor sourcing strategy which reduced costs by 20%.
  • Successfully managed relationships with 100+ suppliers.
  • Implemented an automated purchase order system that increased efficiency by 30%.
  • Developed and maintained supplier performance metrics to ensure quality standards were met.

Buyer II at Target, NMAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Negotiated and purchased materials totaling $2M annually within budget while maintaining quality standards.
  • Led cost reduction efforts that yielded annual savings of $100K.
  • Managed inventory levels to ensure stock outs were minimized and excesses did not exceed 3% of total value.
  • Implemented new purchasing software system that increased efficiency by 15%.
  • Liaised with suppliers to resolve delivery issues, ensuring on-time receipt of goods.

Education


High School Diploma at Highland High School, NMAug 2014 - May 2019

I have learned how to study for and write exams, how to do research, and how to use different types of resources.

Skills


  • Negotiation
  • Communication
  • Organization
  • Planning
  • Problem Solving
  • Research
  • Time Management

Kally Antrum

kally.antrum@gmail.com | (721) 416-4649 | Charlotte, NC

Summary


I have over 3 years of experience as a Buyer. I am responsible for purchasing materials, supplies, and equipment according to specifications. I also negotiate contracts with vendors and suppliers. In addition, I monitor inventory levels and keep track of order status.

Experience


Senior Buyer at ABC Company, NCMar 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated and secured favorable terms with vendors, leading to a 5% decrease in average spend.
  • Partnered with cross-functional teams to streamline purchasing process, resulting in a 10% increase in efficiency.
  • Led the development of new vendor relationships that expanded product offerings by 20%.
  • Managed and coordinated all aspects of purchasing for high volume/high value items, saving the company an average of 15% per purchase.
  • Negotiated exclusive contracts with key suppliers which resulted in a cost savings of $250K over the course of one year.

Buyer II at XYZ Company, NCSep 2019 - Jan 2022

  • Negotiated and purchased inventory from vendors at below market value, resulting in cost savings of $5,000 per month.
  • Managed the replenishment of stock for 5 SKUs, ensuring that shelves were never empty and maximizing sales opportunities.
  • Monitored trends and made recommendations to buyers on which products to purchase more or less of based on customer demand. As a result, our store was always well-stocked with popular items while minimizing excess inventory.
  • Trained 2 new buyers on purchasing procedures and vendor relations.
  • Coordinated with suppliers to resolve delivery issues for 10 different stores in the region.

Education


High School Diploma at East Carolina University, NCAug 2015 - May 2019

I learned how to write essays, how to do math, and how to use computers.

Skills


  • Negotiation
  • Sourcing
  • Contract Management
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Cost Analysis and Reduction Strategies
  • Inventory Control/Management