Buying Assistant Resume Sample

Updated on: May 26, 2023

Since you cannot apply for a job without a resume, it is best if you know exactly what it is that goes into writing one.

Once you have all the information collected and sorted, you may look through the following resume sample to organize it:

Buying Assistant Resume Example

Jennifer Hill
Carson City, NV 64978
(000) 865-9654
jenniferhill@email .com


Determined and resourceful Buying Assistant with 8+ years of extensive experience in supporting the buying director to oversee the product lifecycle of a group of products. Documented success in acting as a liaison between the company and vendors, while maintaining positive business relationships. Able to assist in the analysis of consumer buying patterns and provide the required feedback. Ability to regularly review performance indicators, and manage plans for stock levels.

• Vendor Liaison • Product Ordering
• Stock Levels Maintenance • Documentation Handling
• Backorders Management • Negotiation
• Delivery Coordination • Stock Rotation
• Sources Identification • Forecasting
• Budgeting • Vendor Recommendation

• Brought onboard 3 new vendors, reducing the cost of acquiring goods by a staggering 75%.
• Introduced the idea of stock rotation, resulting in fewer incidents of product spoilage.
• Implemented a stock-level maintenance system, which proved to be much more efficient than the one already being used.
• Successfully forecasted the need for additional stock, just in time for a competitive sale.


Buying Assistant
Restaurant Depot, Carson City, NV
7/2013 – Present
• Provide buyers with information on stock levels and required items.
• Create and maintain effective liaisons with vendors to ensure timely and accurate delivery of goods.
• Write purchase orders, and provide assistance in buying merchandise from different sources.
• Identify appropriate resources to obtain goods/items from, placing special focus on budgetary constraints.
• Assist in developing pricing modules, and providing advice to retail outlets regarding product pricing.
• Create and manage plans for stock levels, and assist in analyzing consumer buying patterns.
• Review performance indicators, including sales and discount levels, and provide intervention during changes in demand.
• Participate in promotional activities, write reports, forecast sales levels, and present new ranges to the management.

Buying Assistant
K-Mart, Carson City, NV
2/2009 – 7/2013
• Assisted sales assistants in actively seeking out customers within the store and offering help.
• Demonstrated products to customers based on their individual likes and requirements.
• Provided customers with information on available products, their features, and prices.
• Led customers through the payment procedures, and packed their purchases according to company policies.
• Ensured that customers were made aware of return, exchange, and aftersales service policies and procedures for purchased products.

Bachelor of Business Administration
Nevada State University, Carson City, NV