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Alternate job titles: Buyer I | Entry Buyer | Junior Buyer | Purchasing Generalist I

The Associate Buyer qualifies vendors, evaluates bids, and negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and services. Assists in purchasing materials, supplies and services at the most favorable terms for the organization. Being an Associate Buyer may require a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Tracks purchases, monitors vendor quality, and maintains a current database of vendor information. In addition, Associate Buyer typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being an Associate Buyer works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. Working more...



Alternate job titles: Associate Buyer | Entry Buyer | Junior Buyer | Purchasing Generalist I

Assists in purchasing materials, supplies and services at the most favorable terms for the organization. Qualifies vendors, evaluates bids, and negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and services. Tracks purchases, monitors vendor quality, and maintains a current database of vendor information. May require a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. more...


Alternate job titles: Finished Goods Buying Specialist

Selects merchandise for order, places order, and stays involved in inventory distribution. Reviews success of previous orders to determine extent to which inventory should be replenished. Researches new trends or advances in product lines to make appropriate buying decisions. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. more...


Alternate job titles: Buyer I | Associate Buyer | Entry Buyer | Purchasing Generalist I

The Junior Buyer qualifies vendors, evaluates bids, and negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and services. Assists in purchasing materials, supplies and services at the most favorable terms for the organization. Being a Junior Buyer may require a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Tracks purchases, monitors vendor quality, and maintains a current database of vendor information. In addition, Junior Buyer typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being a Junior Buyer works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. Working as a Junior B more...



Alternate job titles: Buyer II | Purchasing Generalist II

The Intermediate Buyer qualifies vendors, evaluates bids, and negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and services. Purchases materials, supplies and services at the most favorable terms for the organization. Being an Intermediate Buyer may require a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Tracks purchases, monitors vendor quality, and maintains a current database of vendor information. In addition, Intermediate Buyer typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being an Intermediate Buyer gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in sever more...


Alternate job titles: Buyer I | Associate Buyer | Junior Buyer | Purchasing Generalist I

The Entry Buyer qualifies vendors, evaluates bids, and negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and services. Assists in purchasing materials, supplies and services at the most favorable terms for the organization. Being an Entry Buyer may require a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Tracks purchases, monitors vendor quality, and maintains a current database of vendor information. In addition, Entry Buyer typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being an Entry Buyer works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. Working as an Entry Buy more...



Alternate job titles: Buyer III | Purchasing Generalist III

The Senior Buyer qualifies vendors, evaluates bids, and negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and services. Purchases materials, supplies and services at the most favorable terms for the organization. Being a Senior Buyer typically requires a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Tracks purchases, monitors vendor quality, and maintains a current database of vendor information. In addition, Senior Buyer typically reports to an executive or a manager. Being a Senior Buyer contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. W more...


Alternate job titles: Intermediate Buyer | Purchasing Generalist II

Purchases materials, supplies and services at the most favorable terms for the organization. Qualifies vendors, evaluates bids, and negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and services. Tracks purchases, monitors vendor quality, and maintains a current database of vendor information. May require a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. more...


Alternate job titles: Purchasing Generalist III | Senior Buyer

Purchases materials, supplies and services at the most favorable terms for the organization. Qualifies vendors, evaluates bids, and negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and services. Tracks purchases, monitors vendor quality, and maintains a current database of vendor information. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Typically reports to a manager. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Typically requires 4 -7 years of related experience. more...



Alternate job titles: Lead Buyer | Purchasing Generalist IV

Purchases materials, supplies and services at the most favorable terms for the organization. Qualifies vendors, evaluates bids, and negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and services. Tracks purchases, monitors vendor quality, and maintains a current database of vendor information. May be responsible for checking and guiding the work of lower-level buyers. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role more...


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