Resume Templates: Purchasing Agent


Resume Templates: Purchasing Agent

Sandra Bennett 100 Broadway Lane New Parkland, CA, 91010 Cell: (555) 987-1234


Efficient Purchasing Agent who understands the importance of generating purchase orders accurately and in a timely manner. Adept at managing several projects at the same time, maintaining adequate contact with vendors and organizing active purchase orders. Specializes in residential services and plastic manufacturing.


  • Strong computer spreadsheet and software skills
  • Valuable part of a team or able to work independently
  • Dedicated to meeting corporate deadlines
  • Responsible employee who keeps accurate records
  • Vigilant purchasing agent who follows procedures and is dictated by policy
  • Willing to put in as many hours a week as possible

Work Experience

September 2011 to February 2015 Hammer Incorporated – New Parkland, CA Purchasing Agent
  • Developed an innovative way to track active purchase orders and determine which orders had been satisfied.
  • Worked directly with inventory management to clear purchase orders as product arrived.
  • Assisted in developing strong working relationships with larger customers.
June 2005 to September 2011 Deer Park Corporation – New Parkland, CA Purchasing Agent
  • Member of a select team that dealt with a specific group of large vendors.
  • Often asked to negotiate directly with vendors to try and get bulk discounts or lower pricing.
  • Reviewed purchase orders at the end of each week to archive satisfied orders and update active ones.
June 2000 to June 2005 Friling Incorporated – New Parkland, CA Purchasing Agent
  • Given the responsibility of maintaining all purchase orders for two of the larger vendors that the company did business with.
  • Trained new purchasing agents who were added as a result of the growth of the two large vendors.


2000 Ipsom Community College, New Parkland, CA Associate’s Degree, Business


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