Maxine Curry
Dayjob Limited
The Big Peg
120 Vyse Street
Birmingham B18 6NF
T: 0044 121 638 0026


Maxine is a talented buyer who can help a company to diversify its product range. She has a long track record of finding the best products for the best prices, from the most reliable vendors. As a true professional she is fully conversant with modern procurement and purchasing techniques. During her career she has gained extensive buying and procurement experience in the following categories; Food, Beverages, Media and Sporting Goods. With her present employer she is responsible for meeting the customer’s needs, building brand value, driving sales and improving market share across all channels. On a personal level she is an enthusiastic self-starter who has the confidence and ability to carry out assignments that will have a significant impact on a company’s services or programs. Right now she is looking to take her career in a new and refreshing direction by joining an ambitious company that is going places.


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Responsible for improving existing buying processes and systems.

  • Maintaining an effective supplier database to procure various services, equipment and materials.
  • Ensuring that suppliers meet their stated performance expectations.
  • Supervising the work of Junior Buyers and Merchandising Assistants.
  • Leading negotiations and problem resolution discussions with suppliers.
  • Managing the buying process from start to finish.
  • Ensuring orders are placed with preferred suppliers and under negotiated contracts.
  • Maintaining procurement documents in a systematic and auditable fashion.
  • Reviewing opportunities and proposals from new suppliers.
  • Issuing Purchase Orders and verifying that vendors have received them.
  • Preparing bid forms.
  • Handling the bidding process.
  • Obtaining competitive price quotes.
  • Regularly visiting suppliers and stores.
  • Developing supplier strategies.
  • Building strong relationships with vendors.
  • Assisting with the preparation and implementation of formal bids.
  • Analysing bid results.
  • Chasing deliveries from suppliers that are overdue.
  • Evaluating bids and makes recommendations for awards.

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  • Experience of outsourcing to low cost countries.
  • Identifying brands and products that represent the customer’s demands.
  • Ability to sell at decision-making levels.
  • Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Identifying opportunities for cost improvements.
  • Performing mathematical calculations rapidly and accurately.
  • Knowledge of shipping and handling charges.
  • Building effective relationships with peers outside own team.


  • Identifying changes which could be made to improve results.
  • Aware of own personal strengths and development’s needs.
  • Striving to progress quickly to become a senior buyer.


Internet merchandising
Records management
Product procurement


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Available on request.



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