Buyer Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Engineering

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Buyer Skills List in Engineering

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Buyer role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Buyer job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 77% of Buyer job descriptions contained buyer as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

buyer
77%
engineering
59%
purchasing
48%
procurement
48%
manufacturing
24%
supply chain
18%
junior buyer
18%
engineer
18%
buying
18%
materials
12%
senior buyer
12%
automotive
12%
mechanical
12%
planning
12%
purchasing expeditor
12%
erp
12%
mrp
12%
mechanical engineering
12%
purchase orders
12%
inventory
12%
evesham
6%
gloucester
6%
bom
6%
stock
6%
operations
6%
buying assistant
6%
supply
6%
communication
6%
worcester
6%
kitting
6%
importing
6%
worcestershire
6%
managing
6%
meetings
6%
water
6%
negotiation
6%
components
6%
organization
6%
sourcing
6%
cips
6%
po
6%
administrator
6%
rfq
6%
assistant buyer
6%
boms
6%
shipping
6%
excel
6%
sage
6%
suppliers
6%
fabrication
6%
procurement manufacturing
6%
cheltenham
6%
sheet metal
6%
coordinator
6%
electro-mechanical
6%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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