Professional Purchasing Administrator with strong communication and organisational skills. Adept in processing purchasing paperwork, IT order entry processes and maintaining strong relationships between the company and vendors. Specialises in integrating productivity software into the purchasing process, maintaining open relationships with vendors and scrutinising potential new vendors.
Proficient in computer software integration
Utilises latest requisitioning methods
Strong professional relationship skills both internally and with external vendors
Understanding of warehousing needs
July 2001 to July 2014Beechum Sales and Service-London, UKPurchasing Administrator
Worked with vendors to make sure that Beechum stayed within vendor purchasing guidelines.
Developed efficient ways for departments to deliver their individual needs to purchasing department.
Assisted IT department in implementing new comprehensive software programme for purchasing and receivables.
September 1993 to July 2001Pete’s Sneakers-London, UKPurchasing Administrator
Created essential new relationships with vendors as the company experienced rapid growth.
Trained new purchasing staff as they were hired into the company.
Assisted in the transition of the purchasing platform from a smaller to a larger computer network.
July 1989 to September 1993Dolly’s Dolls-London, UKPurchasing Assistant
Maintained ongoing relationship with company vendors.
Held regular meetings with warehousing and sales departments to determine company needs.
Created a purchasing system that was more efficient and cost effective for the company.
1989 London University, London, England, Bachelor of Science, Business