Cooktek Induction Systems - Purchasing Agents Resume Example

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Samuel Lewis
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Professional Summary
Accomplished and multi-faceted buyer with over 15 years of a solid history of achievement in the manufacturing industry. Detail-oriented with expertise in quoting, sourcing, and negotiating contracts for supplier prices and terms.  Consistent track record of negotiating significant cost savings and on time delivery.  
Skills
  • Negotiation
  • Outsourcing
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Troubleshooting
  • Critical Thinking
  • Logistic
  • Production and Processing
  • Time Management
Experience
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 06/2009 to Present
Cooktek Induction Systems Chicago, IL
  • Reduce costs $100K over target ($500K) in a single year by negotiating with and introducing vendor competitions
  • Aggressively sourced new vendors, domestic and oversea, resulting in over 60% cost reduction.
  • Contact suppliers in order to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and other problems.
  • Compare prices, specifications, and delivery dates in order to determine the best bid among potential suppliers.
  • Purchase the highest quality merchandise at the lowest possible price and in correct amounts.
  • Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time and resolve problems related to undelivered goods.
  • Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier's reputation and history.
  • Analyze price proposals, financial reports, and other data and information to determine reasonable prices.
  • Confer with staff, users, and vendors to discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services and determine corrective action.
Purchasing Agent 03/2003 to 06/2009
Cooktek Induction Systems Chicago, IL
  • Purchase the highest quality merchandise at the lowest possible price and in correct amounts.
  • Negotiate, renegotiate, and administer contracts with suppliers, vendors, and other representatives.
  • Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time and resolve problems related to undelivered goods.
  • Review catalogs, industry periodicals, directories, trade journals, and Internet sites and consult with other department personnel to locate necessary goods and services.
  • Maintain and review computerized or manual records of items purchased, costs, deliveries, product performance, and inventories.
  • Prepare purchase orders, solicit bid proposals, and review requisitions for goods and services.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Business administration May 1995 Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago, IL

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Purchasing Agents FROM Chicago , Illinois RESUME

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School Attended
Illinois Institute of Technology