Purchasing Agent Resume Sample

The purchasing agent is a logistic professional and their task involves buying material, goods, and services companies require for daily operation and manufacturing. They have to perform high-quality and cost-effective purchases. The responsibilities of a purchasing agent involves developing profitable purchasing strategies, assessing suppliers profile, analyzing various offers, managing good relationship with key suppliers to maintain the quality of good and timely delivery, monitoring stock levels, reviewing suppliers to ensure quality, performing research and comparing suppliers goods and services, choosing most suitable suppliers in terms of product quality and cost-efficiency, negotiating prices, requesting cost proposals, processing purchase order, maintaining records of all transaction, participating in cost reduction activities, researching various sources to ensure clarity and precision, attending events fairs and exhibitions to remain updated about latest market trend, scheduling and verifying purchase deliveries. The purchasing agent needs to hold a degree in business administration or related field. It is necessary to have previous experience as a purchasing agent. The employee needs to have a strong organization and documentation skills. He should be an expert in communication and must possess negotiation skills. Knowledge of market research, data analysis and purchasing best practices would be essential.

Purchasing Agent Resume

Name: Francisco Ritchie

Address: 1077 Highway 35, Aberdeen, NJ
Phone: 735 – 262-786
Email: [email protected]
Current Job: Purchasing agent, EGI Imports, New Cityland, CA


An efficient purchasing agent with more than 7 years of experience managing all levels of the organization. Extensive knowledge about large scale purchasing method procedures, research method, and techniques. Strongly organized, self-motivated and goal-oriented. Able to communicate successfully with the public and other employees. Maintain awareness of best practices within the discipline of procurement and sourcing.


  • Extensive knowledge of the end-to-end procurement process
  • Expertise in project management and relationship management
  • Great communication skill and human relation skill
  • Able to work under extreme pressure
  • Ability to build an effective relationship with all level employees
  • Extremely flexible and can manage any change effectively
  • Highly motivated and organized
  • Excellent team player and independent worker

Work Experience

Purchasing agent, EGI Imports, New Cityland, CA ( 2016 – present )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Negotiated price to ensure lower cost consistent with company standards
  • Researched alternative source for products to ensure the most competitive pricing
  • Maintain knowledge about local distributors and build a constructive relationship

Purchasing agent, Oswald Systems International, New Cityland, CA  (2014 – 2016 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Meet the dealers and agent and prepare purchase orders for required goods
  • Evaluated suppliers based on quality, price, and speed of delivery
  • Interviewed suppliers and visited supplying offices for checking and confirming orders

Purchasing agent, Brandenburg Infratech, New Cityland, CA (2012 – 2014 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Verified purchase orders by comparing items to the master list and clarified unclear items
  • Forwarded inventory items by verifying stock and schedule delivery
  • Kept information accessible by filing documents


Bachelor Degree in Business Administration – New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ

High School: Pemberton Township High School, Pemberton, NJ


Audrey Curry, Purchasing agent, Oswald Systems International, New Cityland, CA  

Personal Information:

  • Civil Status: Married
  • Date of Birth: 15/8/1999
  • Hobbies: shopping, gardening, and reading

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