Samples Documenting Experience




SAMPLE LETTER 1: (Employer No Longer in Business)


Date

ISM
2055 E Centennial Circle
Tempe, AZ 85284-1898


Dear -----:

This letter is to certify the employment of Mary Smith. XYZ Company went out of business in 1997. Mary reported to me as a full-time employee and held the title "buyer" from 11/92 to 12/96. During that time she was responsible for the purchase of all MRO supplies used at our facility.

If you need any additional information, please contact me at (phone number).


Mr. Smith
Former Manager - Purchasing
XYZ Company




SAMPLE LETTER 2 (Previous Experience):


Date

ISM
2055 E Centennial Circle
Tempe, AZ 85284-1898


Dear -----:

This letter is being issued at the request of Tommy Jones. It verifies his full-time employment, job titles and duties while employed at XYZ Company. He has held several positions within the purchasing organization. Each is discussed below:

Title: Sourcing Manager
Dates Title Held: 11/99 to 5/02
General Description of Duties: Identifies and selects suppliers, negotiates contracts, manages supplier performance, and perform all other duties necessary to ----.

Title: Global Sourcing Director
Dates Title Held: 6/02 to 5/08
General Description of Duties: Oversees and directs the sourcing efforts for organization ensuring...

If you have any questions, please call me at (phone number).


J. Jones
Human Resources Manager
XYZ Company




SAMPLE LETTER 3 (Current Experience)


Date

ISM
2055 E Centennial Circle
Tempe, AZ 85284-1898

Dear -----:

This letter is to verify full-time employment for John Smith. Mr. Smith has worked at the XYZ Company for 14 years in the Purchasing Department. Mr. Smith has held the following positions and responsibilities.

March 1980/April 1985 — Buyer 1 — Mr. Smith worked as a Buyer for manufacturing parts during this period. Buyer 1 is a non-clerical position with responsibility for review and selection of mid-range products and services.

April 1985/March 1990 — Purchasing Agent — Mr. Smith worked as a Purchasing Agent for the manufacturing division. Several buyers, in addition to clerical staff, reported to him. The buyers were responsible for selection of suppliers for mid-range products and services.

April 1990/August 1992 — Purchasing Manager — Mr. Smith has been the Purchasing Manager with two Purchasing Agents reporting to him.

September 1992 - Present — Director of Purchasing — Mr. Smith is the Director of Purchasing. The Purchasing Manager and purchasing department report to him.

If you have any questions please contact me at ----.

Mr. Bob Jones
President
XYZ Company



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