Sample Wine Buyer Resume

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Walter Slavens
1626 Custer Street
Erie, PA 16505

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

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience in monitoring retail and wholesale activities for wine industry
  • Immense knowledge of performing negotiations for items
  • Excellent knowledge of market trends and buying within specific category
  • Ability to ensure optimal level of customer satisfaction always
  • Ability to design assortment plans and implement it
  • Familiarity of analysing sales and margin data
  • Wide knowledge of beer and wine production and description

Professional Experience:

Wine Buyer
Family Dollar Stores, Erie, PA
August 2012 – Present


  • Negotiated with liquor vendors and suppliers for appropriate prices.
  • Supervised wine budgets on weekly basis and monitored inventory every day.
  • Developed wine education and testing programs for staff members.
  • Assisted sales staff members to archive marketing strategies.
  • Monitored inventory on both corporate and store level for organization.
  • Supervised working of wine department and ensured profitability.

Wine Buyer
Southern Wine & Spirits, Erie, PA
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Coordinated with cheese department and provided optimal level of guest services.
  • Maintained neat and clean keeping cases or shelves for wines.
  • Assisted customers to select the right product with their food for wine.
  • Evaluated stocks and maintained record of inventory on regular basis.
  • Coordinated with department manager and purchased appropriatematerials and services.
  • Evaluated competitor activities and performed negotiation for vendor contracts.


Bachelor’s Degree in Business
Nyack College, Nyack, NY

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