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Procurement Clerk Resume

A procurement clerk resume reflects your proficiency and experience in the compilation of information for the procurement of materials and services. It lays down your professional qualities and expertise before the reader, also stating your career related goals, with appropriate relevance to the specifications of the job that you're seeking. Your resume needs to be very specific to the job profile and the requirements put forth by the employer, to actually create a long-lasting impact on the minds of the recruiter. Candidates face problems writing a resume only when they're unaware as to what the recruiter really seeks. You need to know what qualities to market, before you get into advertising your profile. As an effective marketing tool, your resume is capable of overwhelming the effects of other applications in the pile, provided that yours is pretty much employer-centered.

Career objective

A standard resume starts with your contact details, followed by a career objective, which not only states your vision, but also acts as a title to your profile, outlining the basic information pertaining to your current designation and your area of expertise. See the sample of procurement clerk resume, given below for your reference. Study the sentence formation and strive to achieve perfection while you bring together several pieces of information, to project one vision.

Customize, summarize

One of the most important parameters to win the chance of an interview is customization. Your resume needs to be thoroughly personalized, its layout manipulated to enhance your profile to the optimum. One such idea is to summarize your professional background into one short, easy to read section, immediately following the objective. The summary comprises of about eight bulleted points, describing your role at previous employments. Now, you may come up with several details pertaining to your work history; however, you need to reduce it systematically so that it projects only the most essential information that possess great significance to the specifications of the job you're seeking. Refer to the resume sample below for further clarity on the arrangement of information.

Show your skills

Once you have summarized your profile, you need to showcase your qualities and abilities. While drawing this section, keep in mind that you need to work on keeping the reader engaged in your application. Include about 5-6 points, clubbing together multiple pieces of information in a systematic manner, avoiding missing out on anything important. While you compile together a chunk of information with brevity and precision, you also need to leave out those details that hold low or no relevance to the job you're seeking.

Similarly, you may also include your accomplishments in a separate section, following your educational details, or you may even include them in the profile summary if there are just one or two points to be mentioned. Given below is a free sample of a procurement clerk resume. Refer to its contents and adopt its layout. Keep the tone formal while you put forth your qualities in a personal manner.

Shawn M. Fong
4450 Kelly Drive
Clarksburg, WV 26301
(304) 902-6323


Procurement Clerk, with over two years of experience in purchasing and records maintenance, seeks an opportunity to utilize acquired knowledge and skills to deliver exceptional outcomes, aiding the smooth functioning of the organization, thus facilitating the growth of both the company, and myself, being an active part in the developmental process.

Profile Summary:

  • Prepared purchase orders and forwarded copies to distributors and suppliers, and to the associated departments
  • Performed inventory check regularly, to ensure the availability of potential resources and materials, drew purchase orders whenever necessary
  • Responsible for ensuring the accuracy of orders received, checking for errors and missing materials
  • Kept track of order status, communicated any changes or cancellations with respective departments and suppliers
  • Coordinated with suppliers for scheduling delivery of materials, resolved shortages or missed deliveries, and informed the respective departments about any delays in procurement
  • Acquired information pertaining to the prices of materials and delivery charges from various suppliers and distributors, and compared to determine the best bid
  • Monitored internal movement of inventory, completing transfer forms and filing the information for financial references

Key Skills:

  • Experienced in locating potential suppliers using internet and catalogs
  • Excellent communication skills, efficient in negotiating purchasing contracts
  • Sound knowledge of local and governmental codes and regulations affecting the process of procurement
  • Expert in the interpretation and analysis of statistical data
  • Proficient in the use of computer and related applications, MS Office Works, data entry @ 45 WPM
  • Strong administrative and interpersonal skills, ability to prioritize tasks and execute multiple tasks at once, manage schedules, and handle critical situations

Employment History:

Nov 2009 - Mar 2012
Dominion Hope - Lumberport, WV
Procurement Clerk

Feb 2008 - Apr 2009
Chase MCM - Ryanville, WV
Clerical Assistant


Certification in Accounting Practices 2009
West Virginia Junior College - Bridgeport, WV
Placed in grade B


Available upon request

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