A Purchasing Department Supervisor is in charge of the overall activities of the purchases of a company.  He deals with suppliers of different items, materials and even equipment and he ensures the quality of the delivered items to the company.  The Purchasing Department Supervisor also ensures that items purchased by the company are cost-effective and appropriate according to the standards and requirements of the company.

Purchasing Department Supervisor Resume Template

Andrea Williams

897 Jacksonville St.

Florida, 7687

Phone: (212) 210-2100



Very responsible and organized individual seeking for a position as Purchasing Department Supervisor

Summary of Qualification

  • Excellent background and knowledge in different industries especially under office operations
  • Excellent research and evaluation skills to identify the most appropriate and cost-effective suppliers
  • Highly dependable and rigid in implementing quality control and on time deliveries of supplies
  • Remarkable interpersonal and communication skills for business transactions

Career Experience/Job History

2008 – present: Department Supervisor, Kitchen Aide Department, Grace Mall

  • Developed working plans for the purchasing and delivery of supplies
  • Trained sales assistants in marketing and execution of inventories
  • Monitored the quality of the kitchen appliances and utensils upon delivery and made appropriate actions for deliveries not meeting quality standards
  • Made appropriate orders for supplies that are out of stock
  • Sought for dependable suppliers of kitchen equipment locally and abroad
  • Lowered the spending cost of the department by identifying and recommending excellent suppliers to the management
  • Managed the overall operations of human resources in the department

2006 – 2008: Assistant Supervisor, Property and Purchasing Department, Grande Sales

  • Assisted in the purchasing and delivery operations of the department
  • Managed inventory records and updated the department supervisor with monthly reports


2002-2006: Bachelor of Arts in Commerce, University of Florida

Professional reference will be furnished upon request