Purchasing Assistant Resume Sample

Purchasing assistant helps managers monitor stock level, identify purchasing needs and conduct market research. They used to conduct meetings with vendors and ensure all goods are of good quality and delivered on time. A purchasing assistant needs to be energetic and well-organized. The job duties and responsibilities of a purchasing agent includes organizing trips to merchandising events, make necessary travel arrangements, conduct meetings with vendors, placing and tracking orders, analyzing reports, arranging meeting with stakeholders, assisting inspection of goods, monitoring stock level, search potential vendors, update internal database, conduct market research, identify market trends, negotiate price with vendors, prepare cost analyses, update invoices and contract, follow up with suppliers to confirm order, and liaise with warehouse staff ensuring products arrive in good condition. The purchasing assistant needs to hold a marketing degree with retail work experience. The position requires extensive traveling and should be able to perform well in a fast-paced environment.

Purchasing Assistant Resume

Name: Barry Anderson

Address: 1855 Beeghley Street, Stephenville, TX 77002
Phone: 504 – 308-706
Email: [email protected]
Current Job: Purchasing Assistant, Handy Electricals, Stephenville, TX


Dedicated and focused purchasing assistant dedicated to providing outstanding customer service and cost control. An enthusiastic team player established a positive relationship with multiple stakeholders. Excels in multi-tasking and prioritize work assignments. Increased office organization by developing an efficient filing system and supply database protocols. Coordinated department function for a team of 15 employees. Handled customers and suppliers effectively by identifying needs, gaining trust and approaching complex situations.


  • Possess high attention to details
  • Skilled in understanding and reviewed purchase order, invoice and sales, and other reports
  • Have communicated with accounts department on payment issues
  • Possess strong communication and data entry skills
  • Excellent customer service and organization skills
  • Able to design and implement strategies for taking customer service to the next level
  • Skilled in drafting purchasing budgets

Work Experience

Purchasing Assistant, Handy Electricals, Stephenville, TX ( 2016 – present )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assisted purchase managers in performing purchases
  • Ensured about cost and quality of product before purchasing
  • Maintaining and updating sales and purchasing the report
  • Providing administrative support to purchase department
  • Coordinating with the accounts department for invoice processing
  • Tracking the status of product submitted for testing

Purchasing Assistant, The Antoich Company LLC, St. Cloud, MN (2014 – 2016 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contacted suppliers and properly routed agreement, contract and purchase requisition through the signature process
  • Processed purchase orders and followed under order completion
  • Planned meetings and prepared conference rooms
  • Organized files, developed spreadsheet and emailed reports

Purchasing Assistant, Fun & Fair Departmental Store, Stephenville, TX (2012 – 2014 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drafted a list of products to be ordered and got it approved from purchase manager before placing the order
  • Assisted preparing budget for purchasing
  • Coordinated with sales team for maintaining the list of fast-moving items


Masters in Business Management – University of Phoenix, Nashville, TN

Bachelor Degree in Accounting – Ruby College of Accounting, Stephenville, TX

High School: St. Cloud High School, Stephenville, TX


Robert Smith, Purchasing Assistant, The Antoich Company LLC, St. Cloud, MN

Personal Information:

  • Civil Status: Married
  • Date of Birth: 25/5/1998
  • Hobbies: Playing football and swimming

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