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Top 50 Purchaser Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Purchaser. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Purchaser resumes they appeared on. For example, 24.1% of Purchaser resumes contained Purchase Orders as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Purchaser actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These Are The Most Important Skills For A Purchaser

1. Purchase Orders
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Here's how Purchase Orders is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Received purchase orders and verified accuracy.
  • Developed quotes * Prepared purchase orders and coordinate deliveries * Negotiated prices, handling and shipping for imported mineral processing cells
  • Collate purchase orders and purchase requisitions in order to order materials, goods and supplies for offshore vessels.
  • Update the appropriate job files with the current status of the materials on their corresponding purchase orders.
  • Prepare purchase orders, check requests for cash purchases and prepare credit applications for new providers.
  • Purchased goods and Services for the agency via Purchase Orders and prepayment methods.
  • Prepared and created an average of 120 purchase orders per month.
  • Confirmed purchase orders and performed follow-up on invoices and pricing discrepancies.
  • Generated and processed over 100K dollar purchase orders for government hardware.
  • Complete purchase orders in MAS accounting software for all orders.
  • Prepared purchase orders and list of items for markdown.
  • Issued sub-contact purchase orders to out-source work if needed.
  • Evaluated outstanding purchase orders to the purchase plan.
  • Request invoice to close purchase orders.
  • Analyzed quotes and created purchase orders.
  • Complete and send purchase orders.
  • Sourced material for landscapes, hardscapes, irrigation, and snow removal, and created purchase orders.
  • Analyze procard, contracts and purchase orders for compliance for finance and purchasing compliance.
  • Verify contracts, purchase orders and procard are in accordance with company policies, legal
  • Purchased materials for residential subdivisions Wrote purchase orders and subcontracts Ordered supplies Approved subcontractor material invoices Reviewed new product plans Timberline software

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2. Vendor Invoices
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Here's how Vendor Invoices is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Audited purchase orders against vendor invoices to ensure accuracy.
  • Handle all vendor invoices daily: check for inaccuracies, match with supporting documentation, submit for processing.
  • Receive, verify, and approve vendor invoices and make payment requests to the accounts payable team.
  • Worked with Accounts Payable regarding supplier and vendor invoices.
  • Match vendor invoices with packing slips and purchase orders.
  • Processed and entered vendor invoices for payment.
  • Assist with Accounts Payables to reconcile vendor invoices and purchase orders responsible for executing material purchase orders and expediting them.

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3. Office Supplies
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Here's how Office Supplies is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Research purchases for office supplies, all manufacturing supplies and negotiated prices on capital machinery - e.g., 4-ton crane.
  • Request quotes from different providers (chemical raw materials, technology equipment, office supplies, etc.)
  • Manage inventory for raw materials and office supplies based on employee demands and planning department.
  • Purchased for resale various computer supplies, printers, accessories and office supplies.
  • Ordered and distributed office supplies while adhering to a fixed office budget.
  • Managed large amounts of money to purchase office supplies to tug boats.
  • Ordered chemicals, rubber, castings, and office supplies.
  • Maintain inventory for office supplies and maintenance on office equipment.
  • Order office supplies and medicines.
  • Assist the IT Purchaser with purchasing department office supplies, as well as toner and technical equipment purchases for the County.
  • Prepared the purchase order Monitored office supplies.

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4. Timely Delivery
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Here's how Timely Delivery is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Coordinated with vendors to ensure timely delivery of items purchased by hotel.
  • Communicated with vendors to ensure timely delivery and negotiated pricing.
  • Coordinate product availability and ensures timely delivery for the customer.
  • Generate purchase orders and ensure timely delivery.
  • Responded to inquiries from personnel in the field to ensure material timely delivery to correct locations.
  • Placed, scheduled and followed up on orders to ensure accuracy and timely delivery.
  • Work with Project Managers to ensure timely delivery of goods for shop production.
  • Worked and negotiated with vendors to get the best pricing and timely delivery.
  • Worked daily with vendors to ensure price of parts and timely delivery.
  • Work with receiving section timely delivery of goods and service
  • Track vendor orders to ensure the timely delivery of product to the warehouse.

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5. Preventative Maintenance
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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Maintained company database of inventory, purchase orders, and the repair department's preventative maintenance program.
  • Use MP2, A CMMS, to track inventory and manage preventative maintenance program.

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6. Customer Service
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Here's how Customer Service is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Performed task with zero errors, provided superior customer service while maintaining safe and clean working industrial environment
  • Provided world-class customer service in an effort to ensure customer satisfaction and retention.
  • Receive daily shipments from carriers, update accounting software and communicate to customer service the items ready for daily shipments.
  • Served as a purchaser of raw materials, as well as a customer service representative.
  • Maintained good relations with suppliers and forwarders for better customer service, delivery & quality.
  • Provide both physical customer service and telephonic assistance, directing calls and taking messages.
  • Oversee IT, Listing, Customer Service, Accounting, and warehouse teams.
  • Interview potential new customer service team members, and train assistant purchasers.
  • Worked closely with purchasing department, sales personnel and customer service department.
  • Source suppliers for quality, customer service and cost reductions.
  • Cashier, customer service and sales support.
  • Provide customer service on sales floor.
  • Resolve any customer service issues.
  • Provided superior customer service and work quality while demonstrating attention to detail, flexibility and innovation in resolving problems.
  • Acknowledged for Exceptional Customer Service Processed purchase orders and confirmed order confirmations.
  • Placed orders for customers and dealt with customer service issues between the bronze foundry and customers.
  • Provide customer service and resolve product complaints Source suppliers for specific product request of client.
  • Provide customer service to clients about products on contract.
  • Provide Excellent customer service Purchase & receive goods Keep clean work environment Check in mail & invoices
  • Helped onboard clients and provided customer service Responsibilities Maintained inventory for large-scale auto auction operation.

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7. Inventory Levels
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Here's how Inventory Levels is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Ordered purchased parts based on customer requirements * Scheduled assembly stations to maintain finished and in process inventory levels.
  • Determined recurring business needs and maintained inventory levels.
  • Maintained warehouse and store inventory levels.
  • Coordinate shipping and receiving schedules with the warehouse to maintain stock inventory levels as well as job material levels.
  • Maintained inventory levels for service and repair on 250 plus boats at all times.
  • Evaluate and adjust inventory levels based on sales and trends from the consumer market.
  • Maintained inventory levels for parts, supplies and fuel for the Galveston Ferry.
  • Identify alternative ways to reduce inventory levels and maintain high customer fill service.
  • Maintained inventory levels while supervising two staff members in shipping and receiving.
  • Worked with materials manager to keep inventory levels to a minimum.
  • Maintained inventory levels through sales forecasting and tracking buying trends.
  • Involved in cycle counts and verification of inventory levels.
  • Maintained lumber inventory levels for three locations.
  • Analyze inventory levels and forecast future buys.
  • Maintain inventory levels on stocked items.
  • Set all Min/Max inventory levels.
  • Ensured stock inventory levels were maintained to adequately meet operation needs Effectively work with distributor deadlines and needs.
  • Manage and maintain appropriate inventory levels thur Supplier website.
  • Ordered, Purchased and tracked delivery of all materials Monitored inventory levels Customer service care
  • Determined recurring business needs and maintained necessary inventory levels.Conducted market research to determine appropriate pricing.

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8. Raw Materials
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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Purchased raw materials and parts inventory needed in manufacturing processors and worked with Sales department and assisted with projections.
  • Calculated monthly and yearly material requirements to facilitate purchase and delivery of raw materials.
  • Managed day to purchasing of raw materials utilized in aerospace industry.
  • Performed international sourcing and purchasing of raw materials, case goods, and finished furniture to complement current domestically produced line.
  • Purchased operating supplies and raw materials for the manufacturing of seals for Jet Aircraft used in military and commercial applications.
  • Created purchase orders of raw materials, packaging materials, maintenance supplies, and other items as needed.
  • Purchased raw materials for production, tracked inventory, and outsourced materials needed to complete job orders.
  • Handled order entry, customer relations, shipping for daily deliveries, and receiving of raw materials.
  • Established accounts with manufacturers to obtain factory direct pricing to drive down the cost of raw materials.
  • Obtain pricing, place orders and maintain purchasing records for basic raw materials and company-wide supplies.
  • Source products and raw materials at quality and cost standards consistent with company business objectives.
  • Conducted weekly cycle counts and semi-annual physical inventories of raw materials used for production.
  • Provide documentation on production delays due to raw materials or alternate material use.
  • Research various vendors for raw materials and compare pricing with quality of material.
  • Purchased bulk raw materials for bakery product manufacturer's production needs.
  • Assisted Purchasing Manager in acquiring raw materials for windows and doors.
  • Purchased raw materials, assisted and help coordinated in warehouse.
  • Manage and maintain all raw materials/ ingredients needed for production.
  • Created filing system for vendors, prospects and raw materials.
  • Obtained best prices/goods and raw materials- Negotiated best price with the supplier and finalized payment on behalf of customers.

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9. Inventory Control
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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Approved invoices for payment Input purchase requisitions via computer/vendor contact Oversaw inventory control and stocking Received UPS shipments Negotiated prices for goods/services
  • Implemented new inventory/purchasing procedures with management, inventory control personnel and machine mechanics.
  • Inventory control for warehouse to provide accurate and timely customer service.
  • Managed inventory control and tracking in conjunction with production schedule.
  • Participated in inventory control and billing.
  • Assisted in purchasing, inventory control, promotional sales campaigns and price changes for a major food distributor.
  • Inventory control, cycle counts and multiple vendors were important to keeping this shop running.
  • Handled product ordering, inventory control and vendor relations in the Food & Nutrition department.
  • Process purchase orders from global customers; Production and Inventory Control Team Purchasing of Raw Materials
  • Worked in the maintenance department as a purchaser and parts inventory control.
  • Lead procurement in all phases from purchasing, receiving, inventory control.
  • Set up new inventory controls and relationships with vendors for this location.
  • Trained new staff on inventory control and quality expectations.
  • Inventory control of parts needed for MRO project.
  • Inventory control of packaging supplies for production area.
  • Perform inventory control using Touch Stone Computer Program.
  • Started as logistics, and stockroom inventory control.
  • Created and implemented a store inventory control system.
  • Maintained inventory control for a multi-million dollar company.
  • Inventory control, assemble schedule and sales was apart of purchaser responsibilities.

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10. Logistics
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Here's how Logistics is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Conducted qualitative and quantitative analysis of logistics operations using simulation models and other tools.
  • Supervised staff in the daily inventory and logistics of a large manufacturing facility.
  • Negotiated and managed logistics from acquisition to payments to suppliers.
  • Coordinated logistics for imports to US and Canada - LCL, FCL, CBM for proper/size and fit for container.
  • Interfaced with the client to obtain approvals, expedited, assisted with logistics and maintained equipment log for rentals.
  • Provided status reports to internal and external stakeholders to encounter logistics need, compliance audit trails and deadlines.
  • Interacted and worked with Logistics, Accounting, Clients and Sales to accomplish the goals of the company.
  • Worked with Import and Logistics teams to ensure smooth delivery of merchandise.
  • Negotiated purchase total cost including shipping cost, billing terms and logistics.
  • Manage negotiations, procurement, policy, logistics, warehouse inventory.
  • Coordinated logistics for all inbound product optimizing freight costs.
  • Coordinate and schedule logistics for delivery of product.
  • Stock management, receiving shipments, logistics.
  • Scheduled logistics of all incoming freight.
  • Well versed on contracts, crude specs, logistics, pipelines, tariff's fee's & taxes.
  • Major Duties: Purchasing material, tracking purchase orders, and scheduling logistics.
  • Handle all logistics for purchased goods (i.e.
  • Acquire RMAs for defective product and return logistics.
  • Purchased commodity to be resold to Chinese manufacturers Led in negotiation with seller on commodity prices Arranged shipping logistics

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11. Cost Savings
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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Identified discrepancies in cost/quantity matrix of purchased references to maximize cost savings.
  • Negotiate supplier relationships and pricing for product, with a focus on cost savings and minimizing lead time.
  • Prepared RFP packages for building, road construction and maintenance contracts resulting in cost savings of $150,000.
  • Negotiated pricing with various suppliers to contribute to a maintenance department cost savings project of $100,000.00.
  • Saved 27% in cost savings by strategically sourcing a material for a major product line.
  • Tracked and managed potential cost savings through freight or renegotiated MOQ's and pricing.
  • Stream lined parts system in production plant for cost savings and inventory.
  • Saved over 150,000 dollars in cost savings for production plant.
  • Cost Savings | Negotiate pricing with vendors that benefit both parties
  • Research new materials for design and cost savings.
  • Issued RFPs and processed vendor proposals to ensure excellent vendor service levels and consistently realize cost savings through competitive bidding.
  • Forecast purchasing trends for cost savings Improved merchandising strategies.
  • Estimated cost savings of 12% Managed and mentored a graduate student for the Vestas graduate student program

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12. Data Entry
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Here's how Data Entry is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Communicated directly with applicants, and provided data entry for admissions department.
  • Provided excellent customer service and data entry.
  • Performed data entry by entering in loan information into system to generate APR, loan correspondents and purchase of loan.
  • Assisted in the data entry of 100+ vendor price lists and responsible for keeping prices current and accurate.
  • Performed data entry into Loan Quest to create purchase schedules and wire instructions for disbursement to Seller
  • Performed excessive data entry (10key) and worked well under minimal supervision.
  • Processed orders, conducted follow ups and data entry.
  • Reviewed mortgage documents for data entry into Ruby.
  • Performed various duties as an executive assistant including screening/routing calls, calendaring, filing and data entry.
  • Prepared and processed purchase orders, and data entry through AutoQuotes 360 program.
  • Processed data entry orders of healthcare supplies for hospitals and nursing homes.
  • Lead purchaser working with on-site buyers and vendors Data entry of purchase orders and audits Accounts payable and receivable for one

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13. Payroll
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Here's how Payroll is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Signed lien releases made deposits handed out payroll kept track of their sick days.
  • Oversee payroll, delivery, receiving, credit, and store expenses.
  • Trained new staff and completed payroll and weekly check distribution.
  • Process payroll for 25 employees.
  • Processed weekly payroll for 50-70 employees utilizing Peachtree software, employee benefits coordinator, track vacation time and leave of absences.
  • Performed full Accounts Payable and Payroll cycles using Peachtree accounting software.
  • Automated payroll taxes and Florida child support compliance.
  • Purchased supplies for the company Provided customer service in store and over the phone Scheduled employees Employee payroll

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14. ERP
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Here's how ERP is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Performed monthly physical inventory, maintained perpetual inventory.
  • Provided interpretation to contractors on the terms, conditions and specifications of the contracts and negotiates and issues modifications as required.
  • Train and advise employees about record keeping, purchasing methods and proper interpretation and application of policies and regulations.
  • Obtained quotes from vendors and updated ERP system to maintain accurate database of vendors, accounts and product information.
  • Provided purchasing support for CenterPoint Energy, Shreveport, LA for a new online purchasing system.
  • Survey and analyze transport requirements, including those of collaborating agencies and host counterparts as required.
  • Gained extensive experience in Oracle ERP applications to process orders and coordinate payment to suppliers.
  • Cleaned up our ERP system to accurately represent available suppliers, cost and lead times
  • Received, verified customer purchase orders request utilizing People Soft ERP system.
  • Assisted with the implementation of Microsoft Dynamics 2012 as new ERP program.
  • Performed Shipping & Receiving duties, interpreted in weekly meetings.
  • Operate ERP system in factory and keep the data updated.
  • Receive and process invoices for payment with ERP system.
  • Developed project option manuals for new residential projects utilizing Microsoft PowerPoint applications.
  • Identified billing errors in vendor overpayments.
  • Assisted executive counterpart in Japan by, purchase planning and forecasting of specialized commodities, and processing POs for expense reporting.
  • Handled on orders, returns, and billings Skills Used Microsoft Office (?Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
  • Maintain lab spreadsheets documenting samples being sent out for external testing as well as interplant testing.
  • Prepare all samples to be sent out for external testing or interplant testing.
  • Order inventory and resale items thru ERP system, domestic and overseas.

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15. RAN
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Here's how RAN is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Experienced in logistics and transportation of military property and personnel.
  • Worked in the Accounting dept on the Revenue team processing daily cash deposits, electronic transfers.
  • Completed transactions and payment; obtained detailed receipt, guarantees and other accompanying paperwork.
  • Established contracts and ran purchasing marketing studies (Europe, USA, Russia).
  • Completed requests forms for trucking services and motorcycle deliveries to the various branches.
  • Obtain signatures from Executive Chef or Director of Restaurants on receiving sheets.
  • Facilitated the return or transfer of out dated and overstock products.
  • Compare transportation options to determine the most energy efficient options.
  • Negotiate prices, discount terms and transportation arrangement for merchandise.
  • Utilized tracking system to monitor deliveries to the various branches.
  • Arrange appropriate quarantine in accordance with state and federal regulations.
  • Arrange documents and materials to be delivered at subcontractors.
  • Approve invoices and submit travel arrangements for planning team.
  • Directed the warehouse transportation on vendor satellite sites.
  • Inventoried strategies to ensure transportation and purchase plans.
  • Handle vendor billings and warranty forms.
  • Transferred to purchaser and responsible for computerized inventory control and weekly purchasing for the retail hardware and software lines for three stores
  • Verify items on receipt, arrange freight charges; authorized payment Monitor shipment to ensure items come in on time.
  • Submitted POs via email, EDI transmission, vendor E-commerce sites as well as by phone.
  • ordered supplies and maintained an onsite inventory for the entire bank including seven banking branches.

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16. Expedite
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Here's how Expedite is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Arranged expedited shipments to prevent unscheduled manufacturing downtime.
  • Expedited distribution of materials to locations.
  • Packaged and shipped expedited orders.
  • Expedited delivery of raw materials when necessary and improved supply chain management of raw materials with lead times of 6-8 weeks.
  • Maintain records on all purchase orders, including expedite actions, shipping information, back and line stations orders.
  • Organized and processed customs, tariffs, and bills of laden to meet custom's standards and expedite deliveries.
  • Called vendors on delivery issues, expedited all purchase orders, and assisted engineers on purchase orders item issues.
  • Monitor production WO s and purchase order schedules to facilitate on-time deliveries, push-outs and expedite where necessary.
  • Expedite and monitors materials shipments from freight forwarders and suppliers to ensure prompt delivery.
  • Expedite procurement of urgently needed parts from vendors and maintenance based shops.
  • Approved invoices for payment to expedite delivery of goods to users.
  • Procure and expedite parts to support line and heavy maintenance.
  • Write and expedite purchase orders with negotiated pricing and lead-times.
  • Follow up expedite all purchases which fall behind schedule.
  • Prioritized, scheduled and expedited all production work.
  • Expedited the shipment of material as required.
  • Confirm receipt of and/or expedite orders.
  • Request expedited orders based on demand.
  • Expedited orders to keep minimal equipment downtime, meet production demands, and complete projects in a timely manner.
  • Provide status request, follow-up on all POs, expedite all urgent and AOG orders.

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17. MRP
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Here's how MRP is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Utilized database MRP system to effectively control inventory on hand and forecast demand.
  • Purchased assigned parts from international vendors using reorder level and MRP based systems.
  • Utilized MRP system issuing and receiving electronic parts from various suppliers.
  • Review Bill of Materials, MRP reports and Work Orders.
  • Utilized MAS 500 Inventory MRP system and set-up replenishment.
  • Maintain Purchase Orders in ManEx MRP System.
  • Expedite material and maintain an accurate MRP.
  • Formed a new process in the MRP system to set up new items, purchasing processes, storage, and sales.
  • Contract Assignment) Conducted procurement of ingredients and packaging materials based on MRP report and production needs.

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18. Delivery Schedules
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Here's how Delivery Schedules is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Negotiate pricing on contracts including delivery schedules.
  • Conducted research regarding such as factors as quality, price and delivery schedules in order to recommend the best commodities.
  • Coordinate delivery schedules with construction teams and vendors to ensure on-time completion of all projects.
  • Established delivery schedules, monitored progress and expedited the delivery of the suppliers.
  • Improved delivery schedules of third party material, expedited and tracked orders.
  • Negotiate prices and delivery schedules with over 50 vendors.
  • Maintained manual and computerized procurement records for items purchased, costs, delivery schedules, and product quality and performance.
  • Researched the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, location, delivery schedules and quality.
  • Placed and negotiated prices on all watch orders Maintained delivery schedules and expedited orders with vendors.

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19. Inventory Management
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Here's how Inventory Management is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Facilitate all purchasing/inventory management of high volume pharmaceutical laboratory Organize and improve all shipping/receiving processes Maintain financial records and vendor/client relations
  • Eliminated obsolete materials, reduced waste, and enhanced inventory management processes.
  • Inventory Management and reconciliation, project management.
  • Conducted order tracking and inventory management.
  • Inventory management and weekly purchasing.
  • Prevent spending by tracking and reporting time sensitive equipment audits and inventory management to proactively resolve issues and realign with targets.
  • Conducted and documented all on the job training for the offenders in safety, inventory management and warehouse operations.
  • Stock inventory management functions to ensure inventory stays above minimum required on-hand quantities and replenish as necessary.
  • Used QuickBooks and inventory management software to perform daily duties while working at Bioactive Resources.
  • Streamline inventory management Perform and reduce truck inventory's Create Maximo procedures Maintain PO procedures & process all vendor invoices

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20. Credit Card
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Here's how Credit Card is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Maintained Government credit card for small purchases and for purchases up to $100,000 on GSA Advantage.
  • Entered and posted receipts, invoices, and credit card charges into American Contractor
  • Generate material Purchase orders and credit card orders.
  • Maintain credit card and direct bill purchase files.
  • Prepared monthly expense reports to Plant Manager Paid vendors and reconciled credit card at the end of each month

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21. Production Schedule
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Here's how Production Schedule is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Communicate daily production schedule to meet customer demands.
  • Manage sourcing/purchasing activities based on the production schedule.
  • Maintained records, replenished stock, and planned for future requirements based on orders, production schedules, and forecasts.
  • Purchased components for production; ran daily production schedule; managed inventory of items; source alternative items for production
  • Help Production Schedule their current workday and any upcoming production * Purchase products and supplies for production.
  • Provide support within the Materials Department in the purchase of raw material to comply with production schedules.
  • Prepared production schedules in Dynamics Great Plains system and weekly production plan to meet customer schedule.
  • Maintained a production schedule to ensure accurate time frames and track inconsistencies in production.
  • Analyze sales forecast and develop a working production schedule to meet customer demand.
  • Established quantity and timetable for materials to comply with the master production schedule.
  • Analyzed daily production schedules and material usage to determine product needs.
  • Coordinated and expedited flow of materials, parts, and assemblies between departments in accordancewith production schedules.

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22. Quickbooks
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Here's how Quickbooks is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Operate Computer working with Microsoft excel, work, power point, QuickBooks and proprietary databases.
  • Presented the report of products with best prices to customers via QuickBooks estimating.
  • Organize and prepare supporting paperwork for accounting (QuickBooks).
  • Duel record keeping on QuickBooks and ShopPak software.
  • Complete purchase orders in QuickBooks for equipment, parts, service and rental purchases.
  • Update QuickBooks with vendor information, create POs and new customer information.
  • Used Quickbooks to draft purchase orders and pay bills.
  • Purchased Dirt Equipment for Export Purchased Parts for Customers for Export Enter Invoices into QuickBooks Build Vendor Network

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24. Communication
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Here's how Communication is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Maintained and developed positive relations with suppliers, through communications of company philosophy, material requirements, and pricing objectives.
  • Maintain active communications regarding software licenses, upgrades of business applications and services on equipment to meet operation requirements.
  • Maintained open lines of communications to ensure that information and processes were followed for procurement and asset management.
  • Managed communication with all suppliers and ensured optimal level of quality.
  • Established an effective communication between marketing and sales departments.
  • Managed daily transactions and communication with the Tokyo headquarters.
  • Determine and establish supply chain communication strategies.
  • Forge relationships with primary vendors and facilitate verbal and written communications with vendors for the duration of the purchasing cycle.
  • Maintain quality communication channels between TYG, Custom Brokers, freight companies, and headquarter in Taiwan.
  • Meet the needs of customers and maintain lines of communications via e-mail, telephone and other means.
  • Meet weekly with fellow co-workers to maintain good communication as an effective team.
  • Administered and streamlined the new State catalogue purchasing system for computer and telecommunications products.
  • Gained excellent communication skills from long-time encounters on a regular basis with multi-national races.
  • Managed the needs and concerns of over 50 different suppliers that provided nearly 200 different products - fluid communication was essential.
  • Cross functional collaboration with other departments, such as Communications, Consumer Acceleration Team, Purchasing team.
  • Experience in budgets, contracts, and managing employees -Bachelor's degree in Business Communication

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Here's how RFQ is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Worked extensively with customers to identify business and project requirements through RFI's, RFP's, and RFQ's.
  • Handled RFQ (request for quotation) and the RFB (request for bid).
  • Procured required materials expediently through negotiations/relations with vendors - Maintained inventory demands through RFQs, quotes, QuickBooks 4.0 and MS Excel
  • Prepare RFQ's, RFP,s, Cost Benefit Analysis, Maintain inventory log, maintain asset lists.
  • Assist customers with RFQ and PO questions Answer phones and assist any customers in office
  • Obtain pricing for customer RFQs.

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Here's how Spare Parts is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Maintained optimal spare parts inventory levels needed for equipment maintenance, repairs, and manufacturing operations.
  • Procured all imported spare parts and machinery for various plants of the holding (Kraft Foods, Philip Morris).
  • Assisted the Engineering department with transition of equipment, and spare parts throughout various plants.

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27. POS
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Here's how POS is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Review requisitions and specifications to obtain competitive proposal from suppliers.
  • Record Management of Lead Copper Monitoring; established, implemented, maintained, and revised records retention and disposition schedules.
  • Prepared purchase orders or bid requests, reviewed bid proposals, and negotiated contracts within budgetary limitations.
  • Assist the Estimating Division on the preparation and collection of all cost estimations for Bids purposes.
  • Analyze price proposals, financial reports, and other data and information to determine reasonable prices.
  • Position also defines lengths of contracts based upon purchase situation, cost and available competition.
  • Prepare purchase orders, solicit bid proposals, & review requisitions for goods and services.
  • Increased sales and profit: by advertising the store attractively and persistent positive client relation.
  • Assumed OIC-Team Leader Position to a group consisting of 6 Team Members.
  • Develop purchasing specifications; prepare requests for quotes, and proposals.
  • Disposed of surplus property by auctions or direct sales.
  • Prepared client proposals for all items to be purchased.
  • Received checks from customers and made bank deposits accordingly.
  • Post payments, reconciled batches and bank deposits.
  • Search and procure land for investment purposes.
  • Report current pricing for quoting purposes.
  • Typed dictated proposals using Word.
  • Maintained all areas in this position, purchased from over 150 vendors per month.
  • Possess effective communications skills, and work well with others at all levels.
  • Managed procurement activites including RFP's (Request for Proposals)

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28. ISO
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Here's how ISO is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Work closely with maintenance supervisors, managers and customer representatives by attending daily meetings about aircraft maintenance progress.
  • Substituted in all supervisory positions as needed, including extended absences of manager.
  • Acted as liaison between vendors and warehousing personnel to expedite product distribution.
  • Completed chain of evidence in collaboration with direct supervisor.
  • Obtained a supervisory position for warehouse workers.
  • Acted as a liaison for the Receiving department to monitor shipments ensuring receipt of goods and proper follow up with vendors.
  • Acted as On-Site Supervisor to oversee client's banquets and performed Executive Chef Responsibilities at the banquet hall.
  • Perform work independently on assignments; however, all unusual issues are referred to the supervisor.
  • Participated in the procedure analysis of the purchasing organization for the ISO 9001 certification.
  • Display supervisory skills and provide ongoing training for seasonal staff members of Greenhouse department.
  • Acted as liaison between the Bureau of Purchasing and vendors when problems arise.
  • Served as supervisor and coordinator on seizure cases for the Investigation department.
  • Briefed the supervisor in formal and informal settings on purchasing matters.
  • Maintain active/approved supplier's status in accordance with ISO procedures.
  • Company liaison with UPS, FedEx and International Freight Companies.
  • Served as liaison between sales, brands and vendors.
  • Make purchasing reports for compliance with ISO certification.
  • Reviewed and proofread new ISO Guidelines Manual.
  • Prime supervisor of an organization that gave single soldiers the opportunity to go to sports events, cookouts and dances.
  • Maintain contact with supervisor about any issues Keep contact with support office for route updates

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29. Phone Calls
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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Maintain relationships daily with numerous vendors; phone calls, emails and meetings.
  • Directed phone calls to appropriate personnel and answered any questions.
  • Make phone calls when special orders are missing.

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30. Computer System
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Here's how Computer System is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Entered glass order identification information into computer system.
  • Entered quantities of all incoming freight into the inventory by clearing purchase orders in the computer system.
  • Maintained all computer systems in office as well as laptops for remote employees.
  • Maintain HCAD database by operating HCAD's computer system and computer applications efficiently.
  • Review contracts and build supply items in computer system.
  • Receive material into the computer system.
  • Supported company through change of location and multiple computer system (clinical and financial) conversions.

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31. Competitive Pricing
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Here's how Competitive Pricing is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Maintained supplier relationships to ensure competitive pricing and supply.
  • Stay organized utilizing excel, and followed up thoroughly with vendors with open orders placed with competitive pricing.
  • Acquire new vendors for competitive pricing on goods used by business unit.
  • Request quotes from multiple vendors to ensure competitive pricing for parts.

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32. Inventory System
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Here's how Inventory System is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Maintained inventory system accordingly and made necessary adjustments to inventory system.
  • Created new computerized inventory system featuring increased accuracy.
  • Conducted on-site inventory audits; developed and implemented cost tracking and inventory system for 30 units.
  • Purchased all food and all liquor for 8 venues; use of AccuBar Inventory System.
  • Receive product physically and into ComCash inventory system at store level.
  • Reduced food cost and installed inventory system and pricing controls.
  • Helped implement a new inventory system.

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33. Sales Representatives
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Here's how Sales Representatives is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Developed, fostered and maintained professional relationships with businesses and assigned sales representatives.
  • Helped sales representatives calculate quotes to customers to verify proper profit and revenue based on business math and statistics.
  • Worked closely with six sales representatives to ensure on time delivery of customer orders.
  • Managed 24 production associates and two inside sales representatives.
  • Assist sales representatives with customers.
  • Support sales demands with cost, quality and quantity of goods Make positive relations with outside sales representatives
  • Interviewed sales representatives, and conduct public pre-bid meetings.

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34. Bid Proposals
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Here's how Bid Proposals is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Formulate policies and procedures for bid proposals and procurement of goods and services.
  • Evaluated vendors' bid proposals and awarded contracts based on best overall value.
  • Review bid proposals, negotiated contracts, vendor review and evaluation.

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35. Cycle Counts
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Here's how Cycle Counts is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Manage inventory in warehouse, performing cycle counts while directly supervising 2 warehouse employees.
  • Manage all inventory and oversee cycle counts.
  • Oversee store cycle counts and store inventories.

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36. Sales Staff
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Here's how Sales Staff is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Created informational pamphlets for sales staff to increase productivity.
  • Communicate with sales staff to incorporate new products as required by code changes, or to promote new products.
  • Analyze and create Drop list of styles for each season and inform all sales staff and production department.
  • Inform Sales Staff on inventory levels to ensure supply during promotional periods.
  • Coordinated training seminars for sales staff and created product promotions and displays.
  • Trained all sales staffs on applications.
  • Provide customer service to sales staff and "carreros".

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37. Monthly Inventory
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Here's how Monthly Inventory is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Added inventory into the computer system, monthly inventory counts.
  • Implemented monthly inventory controls to achieve budgeted cost goals.
  • Conducted monthly inventory on the office supplies and stocks.
  • Maintain ledgers for food purchases and monthly inventory.
  • Generate and maintain weekly and monthly inventory reports for Flexsteel purchased fabrics and wood samples.

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38. MRO
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Here's how MRO is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Purchased MRO for warehouse lift-trucks, paper converting and cutting machines, equipment, landscaping and all other outside services.
  • Create the following reports using Sap and Excel: MRO Attainment, MRO Open Requisitions, Open Purchase Order report.
  • Order parts & MRO items as needed for production workers.
  • Prepared purchase orders for MRO's or non-production related goods and services utilizing Microsoft Dynamics.
  • Help purchasing manager with other MRO project.

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39. Quality Products
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Here's how Quality Products is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Build successful relationships with vendors to ensure timely delivery of quality products.
  • Worked with vendors to ensure that we purchased the highest quality products at the best price.
  • Source, obtain and negotiate competitive quotes and pricing for quality products and services needed.

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40. Special Orders
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Here's how Special Orders is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Communicated with vendors regarding back order availability, future inventory and special orders.
  • Processed customer's special orders, including communicating special handling to vendors.
  • Ordered and received both stock and special orders.
  • Process all stock orders, special orders and confirm reciepts of those order.

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41. Customer Orders
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Here's how Customer Orders is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Scheduled production based on customer orders.
  • Monitored inventory quantities and analyzed customer orders to determine which products needed to be ordered to meet demands.
  • Placed, maintained, and expidited customer orders for custom buy out product
  • Called vendors and negotiated prices for customer orders Places PO for contract accounts Handled multiple phone lines Processed claims for damaged freight

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42. Delivery Dates
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Here's how Delivery Dates is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Requisitioned materials and established sequential delivery dates according to organizational priorities and material availability criteria.
  • Revised and followed-up on purchase orders of different products and delivery dates when necessary.
  • Ensured compliance with delivery dates and locations for purchased items/services.
  • Generate purchase orders, proactively following up on the status of the order to ensure they meet our required delivery dates.
  • Establish good working relationships with suppliers through personal and telephone contact; discuss and resolve problems regarding delayed delivery dates.
  • Corresponded with overseas office to confirm correct quantities, pricing, and accurate delivery dates of merchandise.
  • Maintained purchase orders by updating delivery dates, confirming pricing, and other required supplier information.
  • Contacted vendors from around the world to compare prices, specifications, and delivery dates.
  • Created purchase orders in EXACT program and followed up with suppliers for delivery dates.
  • Coordinated lead times for projects, ensuring required delivery dates were met.
  • Check prices, schedule delivery dates & follow up on delayed deliveries.
  • Expedite orders to ensure prompt delivery in order to meet customer requirements and delivery dates.

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43. RFP
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Here's how RFP is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Ensured that procurement meet agency policies and legal requirements, Technical specification writing for the 285 Electrical RFP.
  • Compiled proposal data from RFP responses into spreadsheets for tabulation and analysis from 17 vendors.
  • Solicited and tabulated IFBs and RFPs to determine best value for the State.

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44. New Merchandise
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Here's how New Merchandise is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Conducted staff meetings with sales personnel to introduce new merchandise and also priced these items for resale.
  • Worked with advertising and buyers on new merchandise.

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45. Special Projects
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Here's how Special Projects is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Assist the Buyer on special projects focused on cost reduction initiatives and process improvement.
  • Procure materials for special projects.
  • Conduct onsite inspections for special projects to audit warehouse inventories and evaluate existing on-hand materials.

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46. Service Contracts
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Here's how Service Contracts is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Maintained and monitored services contracts which including taking and awarding sealed bids, renewing and evaluating service contracts.
  • Create system of periodic review for all quotations and service contracts.
  • Deal with vendors on equipment and service contracts.

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47. A/P
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Here's how A/P is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Verified invoices and processed A/P when position was vacant.
  • Crossed-trained the Accounting Department to improve A/P process.

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48. Product Knowledge
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Here's how Product Knowledge is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Coordinated customer sales experience, including providing samples, product knowledge, and price negotiations.

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49. A/R
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Here's how A/R is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Typed description, priced, printed and mailed A/R invoices.

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50. Payment Terms
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Here's how Payment Terms is used in Purchaser jobs:
  • Negotiate payment terms and special discounts with suppliers and carriers.
  • Establish payment terms, discounts and delivery with providers.

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20 Most Common Skills For A Purchaser

Purchase Orders

27.7%

Vendor Invoices

17.2%

Office Supplies

8.8%

Timely Delivery

8.3%

Preventative Maintenance

8.2%

Customer Service

6.8%

Inventory Levels

3.7%

Raw Materials

2.7%

Inventory Control

2.7%

Logistics

2.1%

Cost Savings

2.0%

Data Entry

1.8%

Payroll

1.3%

ERP

1.2%

RAN

1.1%

Expedite

1.1%

MRP

0.9%

Delivery Schedules

0.9%

Inventory Management

0.9%

Credit Card

0.8%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Purchaser

Rank Skill
1 Purchase Orders 24.1%
2 Vendor Invoices 15.0%
3 Office Supplies 7.6%
4 Timely Delivery 7.2%
5 Preventative Maintenance 7.1%
6 Customer Service 5.9%
7 Inventory Levels 3.2%
8 Raw Materials 2.4%
9 Inventory Control 2.3%
10 Logistics 1.8%
11 Cost Savings 1.8%
12 Data Entry 1.6%
13 Payroll 1.1%
14 ERP 1.1%
15 RAN 1.0%
16 Expedite 1.0%
17 MRP 0.8%
18 Delivery Schedules 0.8%
19 Inventory Management 0.8%
20 Credit Card 0.7%
21 Production Schedule 0.6%
22 Quickbooks 0.6%
23 Supplier Quality 0.6%
24 Communication 0.6%
25 RFQ 0.6%
26 Spare Parts 0.5%
27 POS 0.5%
28 ISO 0.5%
29 Phone Calls 0.5%
30 Computer System 0.4%
31 Competitive Pricing 0.4%
32 Inventory System 0.4%
33 Sales Representatives 0.4%
34 Bid Proposals 0.4%
35 Cycle Counts 0.4%
36 Sales Staff 0.4%
37 Monthly Inventory 0.4%
38 MRO 0.4%
39 Quality Products 0.4%
40 Special Orders 0.4%
41 Customer Orders 0.4%
42 Delivery Dates 0.4%
43 RFP 0.4%
44 New Merchandise 0.3%
45 Special Projects 0.3%
46 Service Contracts 0.3%
47 A/P 0.3%
48 Product Knowledge 0.3%
49 A/R 0.3%
50 Payment Terms 0.3%
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