Also referred to as:
Commodities Purchasing Specialist III, Materials Procurement Buyer III, Strategic Commodity Buyer III, Tactical Commodity Buyer III
Requirements and Responsibilities
Commodity Buyer III purchases commodities for use in manufacturing and other business applications. Monitors and analyzes the commodities market and overall economic conditions to ensure that commodities are purchased at competitive prices. Being a Commodity Buyer III participates in contract negotiations and ensures that orders include correct quantities and comply with quality standards. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Additionally, Commodity Buyer III requires technical and purchasing expertise on assigned commodities. Typically reports to a manager. The Commodity Buyer III work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. To be a Commodity Buyer III typically requires 4 -7 years of related experience.