What is a Buyer?
The role of a Buyer is to research and purchase materials, supplies and equipment for the business and project they are working on. The role of a Buyer will often require you to be able to negotiate with suppliers to ensure you are getting the best price possible. As a Buyer you will also be responsible for updating inventory and ensuring that stock levels are kept at appropriate levels.
Key skills to be successful as a Buyer will include:
Financial and accounting knowledge
Supply chain management and logistics
IT and stock management software knowledge
What are the typical daily duties for a Buyer Manager?
From employer to employer the job description of a Buyer can vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:
Research and purchase products and materials
Build relationships with suppliers and negotiate with them for the best price
Process requisitions and update management on order statuses
Analyse trends to make insightful buying decisions
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