10 December 2018
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Assistant Buyer CV template

Maxine Curry
Dayjob Limited
The Big Peg
120 Vyse Street
Birmingham B18 6NF
England
T: 0044 121 638 0026
E: info@dayjob.com


PERSONAL SUMMARY

A practically minded individual with a common sense approach and ‘can do’ attitude, who is an expert at finding the right suppliers. Maxine is experienced at cultivating and nurturing supplier relationships so that everyone comes out as winners. She always puts the customer at the heart of her decisions and goes out her way to get feedback from them to find out what is selling and what is not. In her current role, she has had a direct impact on the success and profitability of the company by working closely with the quality assurance and design teams to ensure that only the best products are bought. As a superb communicator she has the ability to communicate effectively at all levels within her department and across the company as a whole. Right now, she is looking for a suitable position with a company that is committed to attracting, retaining and growing the very best talent in the industry.


CAREER HISTORY

ASSISTANT BUYER - Start Date - Present
Employers name - Location 
Responsible for deciding on which range of products to buy and then sell in the company's retail outlets.

Duties;

  • Ensuring products are purchased commercially in line with the company's brand and safety standards.
  • Communicating and negotiating with third parties to secure beneficial agreements in the procurement process.
  • Providing guidance and direction to junior members of the Buying team as well as other participants in the buying and product development process.
  • Managing and organising samples for review.
  • Using complex data to analyse forecasts and sales figures.
  • Liaising closely with other colleagues to pick the right products.
  • Working with other Buyers in setting and delivering the strategy for the department. 
  • Assisting Senior Buyers with their day-to-day duties and functions. 
  • Emailing suppliers for quotes and chasing the information required.
  • Keeping in touch with senior buyers on a daily basis.
  • Interfacing between suppliers and operational teams on buying processes.
  • Making sure that day to day purchases are ordered and delivered on time. 
  • Raising purchase orders.


JOB TITLE - Start Date - End Date
Employers name - Location

JOB TITLE - Start Date - End Date
Employers name - Location


KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Professional 

  • Taking into account customer demand, price, quality and availability before making a decision. 
  • Can develop own product range. 
  • Managing supplier relationships. 
  • Experience of buying cycles within multiple categories.
  • Making contact with new potential suppliers. 
  • Supporting colleagues in their roles. 
  • Deputising during the absence of colleagues.
  • Improving profit and margins whilst maintaining quality and safety.
  • Keen to make a real difference.


Personal

  • Willing to work beyond the typical 9-5 hours.
  • Ability to work as part of a team or individually using your own initiative.
  • Able to hit the ground running.


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Online buying
Meeting suppliers
Cost management
Supplier management
Purchasing
Negotiating costs
Merchandising
Design
Marketing
Packaging
Stock control
Budgeting


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS 

University name  -  Degree details               Study Dates
College name      -  Qualifications                Study Dates
School name       -  Subjects / Grades          Study Dates


REFERENCES 

Available on request.
 


 

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