Sample Resume Example
Purchasing Resume or Procurement Resume
Here is a purchasing resume sample or procurement resume sample provided courtesy of Quest Career Services, an outplacement company that provides outplacement services to jobseekers located throughout the world.
This resume is reprinted with Quest's permission.
As you develop your resume, be sure it includes keywords relevant to the type of position you are targeting.
To develop a keyword list, review two or three job postings for positions that interest you. Identify keywords that appear in these job postings to develop your keyword list.
For purchasing or procurement resumes possible keywords to include are:
- Inventory control
- Vendor qualification process
- ERP or MRP system
- Bill of materials
Purchasing Resume or Procurement Resume
Any City, Any State 12345
Home: 123-555-6666 Cell: 123-555-8888
obtain a position as a procurement specialist or materials coordinator
that utilizes my purchasing experience in the construction industry as
well as my knowledge of manufacturing operations.
procurement professional skilled in managing material and equipment needs
for $6-8 million dollar construction projects, controlling inventory,
overseeing operation of distribution centers, and maintaining and
scheduling a fleet of construction vehicles. Proven ability to manage staff, develop and oversee operating
budgets, and communicate with other departments, vendors, and executive
management to ensure procurement goals are met. Experience with sourcing suppliers for purchased goods with an
annual value of $20 million, negotiating contracts including blanket
agreements and bulk commodity pricing agreements, and conducting
production planning. Possess
knowledge of manufacturing operations gained while performing plant
surveys at manufacturing facilities to recommend ways to improve
Company, Construction Division, Any City, Any State, 1999 – 6/04.
for all material and equipment needs for the Division’s Any
City-area construction projects including managing purchasing,
controlling inventory, overseeing operation of the Southwest Region
Distribution Center, and maintaining and scheduling a $8 million fleet
of construction vehicles and aerial equipment.
a staff of 30 and assumed responsibility for developing an annual
operating budget of $3.6 million excluding materials.
production planning and budgeting for all for Any City-area
construction projects, projects averaging $6-8 million.
and negotiated pricing for 600 items with an annual purchased value of
$20 million including establishing blanket purchase agreements and
bulk commodity pricing agreements.
strategic suppliers and negotiated contract agreements to reduce the
number of vendors from 150+ to a group of 65 core partners resulting
in cost savings due to reduced administrative costs as well as
quantity price breaks.
with all departments in the Construction Division, the President of
the Construction Division, Regional Managers, and the main office in
assistance to project staff at the Division’s other locations in the
areas material sourcing, technical support and vendor relations.
new equipment purchases by 38% by managing all assets of the Southwest
Region Distribution Center and better coordinating equipment needs for
construction projects taking place throughout the country.
fleet costs by 18% by establishing preferred vendors, improving
tracking and scheduling processes, and implementing a maintenance log.
Any City, Any State, 1997 – 1999.
$2 million in annual sales for this industrial distributor of
equipment and components such as ball bearings, motors, gears,
sprockets, belts, transmissions and linear motion technology for use
in manufacturing facilities, production warehouses, and food
from Management Trainee to Professional Account Manager in less than 1
plant surveys to analyze production flow and profitability levels, met
with decision makers such as company presidents and purchasing
managers, recommended systems to reduce overhead and streamline
production, and negotiated profitable contract agreements.
with a business development role of prospecting for new clients.
Center, Any City, Any State, 1992 – 1997.
and coordinated operations and maintenance of the facility.
and trained new employees, supervised staff, and maintained staffing
City College, Any City, Any State, 1997
Bachelor of Science in Business Economics
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