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Dear Mr. John,
I am responding to Able Manufacturing’s advertisement on Monster.com for the Procurement Manager position. I have excellent abilities in procuring goods and services for businesses and sound tracking and inventory management skills. In addition to six years of experience working as a procurement manager for Sheffield Industries, I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and the skills needed to succeed.
In my current role, I am responsible for oversight of all aspects of getting the services, products and materials my company needs. As part of the process, I conduct inventory tracking and management, financial analysis and budget development. I always ensure all staff are following the company policies and procedures in procuring all needed items as part of the process.
My strong needs analysis and identification skills lend well to my role as a procurement manager. I am highly detail-oriented and able to look critically at the business. I have excellent interpersonal skills and work well as a valuable team member.
I am certain I would make an excellent procurement manager for Able Manufacturing. I have enclosed my resume for your review and await your call. You can reach me either via my cell phone at (555)987-1234 or via email.