Automotive Buyer Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

To enhance my skills and further my career by filling the position of an Automotive Buyer in well-established organization.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Excellent experience in monitoring new product launches in automotive industry
  • Sound knowledge of lean manufacturing principles
  • Profound knowledge of MRP systems, Lean Manufacturing principals and methodologies
  • Wide knowledge of sources of supply, markets, pricing, and commodity trends
  • Ability to achieve various automotive objectives
  • Ability to maintain knowledge of contract procedures
  • Proficient in estimating cost of procedures

Professional Experience:

Automotive Buyer

American Honda Motor Co., Inc., Mount Pleasant, TX

August 2012 – Present


  • Designed appropriate commodity strategies for various processes.
  • Negotiated with clients for financial agreements.
  • Developed and provided support for program launches.
  • Provided technical support to commodity managers and implemented strategies.
  • Monitored supplier contract processes and analysed activities.
  • Maintained and provided update for purchase order on SAP system.

Automotive Buyer

Tenneco Inc., Mount Pleasant, TX

May 2009 – July 2012


  • Developed and maintained relationship with suppliers for buyingprocess.
  • Administered and implemented cost saving strategies.
  • Analysed contractual agreements and calculated costs.
  • Participated in various APWPmeetings for organization.
  • Monitored market trends and conducted interview with vendors.
  • Negotiated for purchasing activities with vendors.


Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration

Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA