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, 53% of Buyer job descriptions contained buyer as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

buyer
53%
purchasing
53%
manufacturing
48%
engineering
39%
procurement
34%
manager
20%
production
20%
mrp
20%
negotiation
20%
erp
15%
purchaser
15%
mechanical
15%
admin
15%
administrator
15%
bakewell
15%
buxton
15%
chain
15%
chesterfield
15%
glossop
15%
progression
15%
senior
15%
sheffield
15%
supply
15%
training
15%
contract
10%
agriculture
10%
construction
10%
coordinating
10%
coordinator
10%
heavy plant
10%
logistics
10%
machinery
10%
onsite
10%
costing
10%
materials
10%
mrp system
10%
parts
10%
technical documentation
10%
technical drawings
10%
management
10%
sap
10%
vendor project
10%
audio
5%
budget
5%
engineer
5%
hertfordshire
5%
london
5%
project
5%
st albans
5%
technical
5%
technology
5%
visual
5%
watford
5%
mechanical project manager
5%
project engineer
5%
portsmouth
5%
quality engineer
5%
salisbury
5%
winchester
5%
bidding
5%
commercial
5%
contract law
5%
invoicing
5%
lead
5%
negotiating
5%
pricing
5%
electronics
5%
excel
5%
buying
5%
engineering buyer
5%
manufacturing buyer
5%
materials buyer
5%
materials purchasing
5%
automation
5%
castle donington
5%
cips
5%
coalville
5%
cost
5%
derby
5%
dispatch
5%
electrical
5%
hybrid
5%
industrial
5%
burton-on-trent
5%
tamworth
5%
capex
5%
strategy
5%
bid manager
5%
contract manager
5%
defence
5%
facilities manager
5%
ministry of defence
5%
mod
5%
procurement manager
5%
abingdon
5%
bicester
5%
didcot
5%
oxford
5%
process equipment
5%
purchasing manager
5%
sales
5%
thame
5%
witney
5%
supply chain
5%

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.

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