12 December 2018
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Purchasing Assistant CV template

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


A highly organized, detail orientated and dependable professional who overcomes obstacles by using an adaptable approach towards achieving outstanding results. Maxine is a hard-working, dedicated and ambitious Purchasing Assistant who is continually seeking improvements to raise the service standards of her company. She has a track record of creating timely, cost-effective supply chains as well as advising on the financial implications and consequences of business decisions. As a superb communicator, she can liaise efficiently between suppliers and various divisions, such as design, quality and production. Right now, she is looking for a suitable position with a company that wants to employ hardworking individuals how have repeatedly proven themselves. 


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Responsible for coordinating and maintaining the records of business transactions and office activities of the Purchasing Department.


  • Supporting the purchasing department will all elements of administration to ensure its smooth running and functioning. 
  • Building, collating and processing orders to suppliers.
  • Providing Purchasing and logistics support to the product management team.
  • Matching supplier delivery notes with GRN’s and chasing suppliers for delivery dates.
  • Processing purchase orders for goods and services; advising staff on purchasing requirements.
  • Raising and expediting orders with suppliers, while controlling stock levels. 
  • Maintaining and securing the purchasing departments administrative records and data.
  • Organising the on time delivery of purchased supplies to the company.
  • Liaising with suppliers in relation to any cost or invoice queries and obtaining a resolution.
  • Being the main point of contact for supplier problem resolution and instigating the necessary corrective actions.
  • Working closely with the supplier to resolve any issues that negatively affect delivery timescales.
  • Management of reject components, then coordinating appropriate actions with suppliers.
  • Supporting the product management team in the relationships with suppliers and logistics partners.

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  • Competently liaising with external suppliers.
  • Raising purchase orders.
  • Monitoring order intakes and reporting on supply chain constraints. 
  • Reconciling stock counts against database records.
  • Creating purchase orders in SAP.
  • Building good long term relationships with suppliers.
  • Remaining calm under pressure whilst working to tight deadlines.
  • Superb general office administration skills. 
  • Managing documentation and filing related to the purchase department.
  • Carrying out quality control inspections of incoming shipments.


  • A strong team player who can work with everyone. 
  • Having a natural enthusiasm for providing a supportive service to work colleagues. 
  • A numerate individual with an analytical approach towards buying.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Able to prioritise important tasks above general tasks.
  • Has experience using financial systems.


Supply Chain
Stock Control
Buying arena
Supplier performance
Reorder systems
MRP system
SAP software


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