Purchasing Manager Job Description
The following is a full job description for Purchasing Manager. Here are the requirements and responsibilities for Purchasing Manager along with statistics. If after reading this page you determine that Purchasing Manager is not the position you are looking for, you may want to try one of these similar titles: Purchasing Director, Top Purchasing Executive, Purchasing Supervisor II, Top Division Purchasing Executive, Purchasing Agent, Purchasing Supervisor I, Purchasing Supervisor III, IS Security Manager, Purchasing Clerk, Sr
Requirements and Responsibilities For Purchasing Manager
Manages all purchasing activities. Receives orders and grants approval for purchases of goods or services. Analyzes changes or new issues in materials and supplies to find ways to reduce costs and improve quality. Requires a bachelor's degree with at least 8 years of experience in the field. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department.
Also Referred to as: Purchasing Manager
Similar Jobs:  Purchasing Director, Top Purchasing Executive, Purchasing Supervisor II, Top Division Purchasing Executive, Purchasing Agent, Purchasing Supervisor I, Purchasing Supervisor III, IS Security Manager, Purchasing Clerk, Sr
Categories:  Materials Management, Purchasing
Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation,
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