Purchasing Manager

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Marlea Galuppo

marlea.galuppo@gmail.com | (588) 056-0042 | Miami, FL


I am a Purchasing Manager with over 5 years of experience. I have managed purchasing departments for companies in various industries, including manufacturing, retail, and distribution. I have a proven track record of reducing costs and increasing efficiency within the purchasing department. I am an expert negotiator and supplier relationship manager. I am also well-versed in supply chain management principles and practices.


Purchasing Manager at ABC Corporation, FLMay 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated purchase contracts with vendors that saved the company $100,000 annually.
  • Implemented a new purchasing system that reduced processing time by 50%.
  • Awarded "Supplier of the Year" designation from ABC Corporation.
  • Reduced inventory levels by 10% without impacting customer satisfaction or production schedules.
  • Developed and implemented a Just-In-Time delivery program for raw materials that resulted in annual savings of $250,000.
  • Managed a team of 5 buyers responsible for procuring over $20 million in goods and services annually.

Assistant Purchasing Manager at XYZ Inc., FLAug 2017 - Apr 2022

  • Negotiated a $5 million contract with ABC Corporation, saving the company 10% over the previous year’s costs.
  • Implemented a new purchasing software system that reduced processing time by 20%.
  • Developed and maintained excellent relationships with vendors, resulting in early notification of price changes and special discounts.
  • Oversaw the purchase of materials for 3 major construction projects, totaling $12 million.
  • Created and managed budgets for 5 departments, totaling $3.5 million annually.
  • Negotiated favorable terms on leases for 2 office locations.


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at University of FloridaSep 2012 - May 2017

I've learned how to manage and operate a business, as well as how to effectively communicate with co-workers and customers.


  • Negotiation
  • Contract management
  • Budgeting
  • Inventory control
  • Supply chain management
  • Logistics
  • Data analysis

Keegan Bornhauser

keegan.bornhauser@gmail.com | (135) 418-8048 | Sioux Falls, SD


I have over 5 years of experience as a Purchasing Manager. In my role, I am responsible for overseeing the purchasing department and ensuring that all orders are placed in a timely and efficient manner. I work closely with vendors to negotiate pricing, delivery schedules, and terms of sale. I also maintain close relationships with our internal customers to ensure that their needs are being met in a timely and cost-effective manner.


Purchasing Manager at Walmart, SDJun 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated a $1 million contract with ABC Corporation, resulting in a 15% cost savings for the company.
  • Implemented a new purchasing software system that reduced processing time by 20%.
  • Resolved a longstanding dispute with XYZ vendor, saving the company 10% on future purchases.
  • Awarded "Purchasing Manager of the Year" by industry peers.
  • Led team of 5 buyers in sourcing and procuring materials for manufacturing operations.

Assistant Purchasing Manager at Target, SDJul 2017 - May 2022

  • Negotiated a $5 million contract with XYZ Corporation, resulting in a 10% cost savings for the company.
  • Managed and oversaw the purchase of materials totaling $3 million for the construction of a new factory.
  • Successfully negotiated discounts with suppliers that resulted in an annual savings of $600,000.
  • Implemented new purchasing software that streamlined ordering processes and saved the company $250,000 per year.
  • Set up supplier relationships in China which led to decreased production costs by 20%.


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at University of South DakotaAug 2012 - May 2017

I have learned how to manage a business, how to run a business, and how to market a business.


  • Negotiation
  • Contract Management
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Cost Analysis and Reduction Strategies
  • Inventory Control and Optimization
  • Demand Planning and Forecasting