Commodity Buyer Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

To obtain the position of a Commodity Buyer in which I can enhance my skills and become a valued member of your team.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Excellent experience in purchasing commodity for automotive industry
  • Sound knowledge of electronics and commodities
  • Profound knowledge of material management
  • Ability to prepare appropriate accounting reports
  • Ability to administer everyday activities for commodity buying
  • Proficient in E-Business Suite, Value Chain Planning software, ERP systems, MRP functionality, and Microsoft Office applications
  • Familiarity with Corporate and unit purchasing practices and procedures

Professional Experience:

Commodity Buyer

Wurth Adams Nut & Bolt Co, Kingsport, TN

August 2012 – Present


  • Developed comprehensive commodity strategies and reduced inventory costs.
  • Reviewed supply chain and prepared cost structure for suppliers.
  • Designed and monitored business agreements for buying process.
  • Administered commodity buying activities and resolved various issues.
  • Maintained subject matter expertise for products and components.
  • Coordinated with operations manager and analysed impact of strategies on manufacturing process.

Commodity Buyer

Vicor Corporation, Kingsport, TN

May 2009 – July 2012


  • Monitored obsolete and excess items present in the inventory.
  • Administered purchasing of productionmaterials as per regulations.
  • Ensured optimal levelof customer satisfaction for various strategies.
  • Analysed defective goods and identified root cause for defect.
  • Reviewed supplier deliveries and ensured optimal level of quality.
  • Coordinated with customers and ensured compliance to resale requirements.


Bachelor’s Degree in Materials Management

Coastal Bend College, Beeville, TX