A purchasing agent is responsible for monitoring the supplies needed for a company. Agents normally handle purchase of things needed within the company. They also handle biddings for the lowest price by the different companies for supplies and commodities needed in the company whether it is for the office supplies or things needed for a special event. They coordinate with program committees for the list of orders in the company.

Purchasing Agent Resume Template

Audrey Black

St Nicolas, CA

Oceanside, 99599

Phone: (996) 444-2630



In search for a challenging position as a purchasing agent for a reputable institution

Summary of Qualification

  • Keen observer for details for products specifications for optimum performance
  • Wide range of knowledge of different products
  • Ability to prioritize, manage and assign different responsibilities within the work environment
  • Works with minimal supervision and a self-starter

Career Experience/Job History

2007 – 2011: Purchasing Officer, InterContinental Hotels Group Reservations Department

  • Supervised purchase of company supplies as well as supplies needed during special events
  • Schedules bidding for possible suppliers for different contractors for the company
  • Balances and checks requests and inventories for company supplies and facilities
  • Handles supply purchase and shipping for equipments and computers needed in the production floor
  • Responsible for checking products upon delivery for defects and possible return of the item

2005-2007: Purchasing Agent, Hampton Inn

  • Monitors and maintains hotel supplies for the housekeeping department and office staffs
  • Purchase supplies needed by the hotel
  • Monitors bidding prices for the hotel restaurant for supplies and food used

2002-2005: Purchasing Agent, Prism Photo stores Inc.

  • Checks and monitors supply for the company and purchase of items in case of low supply
  • Inspects equipments and products for the items on sale for the company
  • Supervise inventory reports for supplies


1998-2002: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, South California University

Professional reference will be furnished upon request