Purchasing Manager Resume

Added on August 18, 2011 in Management Resumes, P, Sales and Marketing Resumes by admin

427 EMERSON DRIVE (609)777-7777

Results-oriented FINANCE PROFESSIONAL. Consistently successful in controlling costs and improving net profitability while continuing to support critical operations. Background includes procurement responsibility up to $6 million annually. Excellent communicator with a good attitude and sense of humor. Tenacious negotiator with keen vendor management skills. Strong research and analysis, organization, and decision-making abilities. PC proficient with Word, Excel, and MainSaver.


Purchasing / Maintenance Assistant, Niagara Mohawk Power Corp, Tonawanda, NY, 2003-present Progressed from Purchasing Assistant to Maintenance Assistant Selected by upper management to train as Assistant Plant Operator.
• Conducted and oversaw all procurement operations—requisitions, purchase orders, price, negotiation, receiving, delivery verification Commodities consisted of chemicals, hardware, consumables, office supplies, and maintenance equipment
• Prepaid weekly and monthly reports of dollars committed and delivery status. Ensured inventory was current and needs were met. Performed preventive maintenance and assisted mechanic with machinery repairs
Subcontract Administrator, Hughes Network Systems, Germantown, MD, 1993-2002
• Administered yearly government subcontract purchases of $1.5+ million. Solicited bids, negotiated prices, awarded jobs. Interfaced with representatives of many different organizations. Coordinated with Engineering, Program, Quality, Price, and Cost Analysis staff through completion
Received High Achiever Award for saving over $100,000 annually.
Purchasing Manager, Spectron Inc., Dayton, OH, 1990–1992
• Procured electronic components of purchases in excess of $5 million annually, including price negotiation, and delivery. Ensured compliance with applicable Government Procurement Regulations
Buyer, HughesNetwork Systems, Germantown, MD, 1986-1990
• Placed purchase orders for computer and test equipment, electronic hardware, optics, and other commodities
Received Corporate Superior Performance Award for
outstanding attitude and work performance.


B.S., General Business Administration, Pittsburgh State University, Kansas
CPR/ First Aid Certification – Licensed Forklift Driver
Continuing Education includes Teaming Techniques, Negotiation Skills, and other relevant classes

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