Strategic Buyer Resume

Joseph Barkley

3011 Hickman Street

Oak Brook, IL 60523



Job Objective To obtain the position of Strategic Buyer where I can enhance my skills and contribute to the growth and development of the company.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Substantial experience in coordinating with team members and developed strategies to reduce cost
  • Thorough knowledge of bill of materials and ERP systems
  • Remarkable knowledge of implementing lean concepts in strategy plans
  • Ability to provide training to both internal and external employees
  • Good understanding of Purchasing Policies and Procedures
  • Ability to analyse customer requirement prior to strategy cost out processes
  • Solid understanding of group event management techniques
  • Excellent time management and financial analysis skills

Professional Experience:

Strategic Buyer

Physio-Control, Inc., Oak Brook, IL

August 2012 – Present


  • Developed and evaluated commodity strategies for every individual supplier.
  • Recommended appropriate products and resolved issues if required.
  • Prepared forecast to analyse actual savings and developed strategies to save cost.
  • Administered and provided update to catalogue content on regular basis.
  • Implemented various project strategies and assisted to source appropriate products.
  • Monitored work schedule and prioritized work as per requirement.

Strategic Buyer

Bpr-Rico Manufacturing Inc., Oak Brook, IL

May 2009 – July 2012


  • Analysed efficient working of processes and ensured compliance to contracts.
  • Developed and implemented various negotiation strategies in coordination with legal department.
  • Maintained and provided update to present catalogues on regular basis.
  • Implemented new group contracts and provided strategic support to the same.
  • Administered supplier performance for vendors and analysed services.
  • Developed and maintained professional relationships with various vendors.


Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration

Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, PA

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