Materials Manager Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Purchasing

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Materials Manager Skills List in Purchasing

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Materials Manager role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Materials Manager job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 66% of Materials Manager job descriptions contained procurement as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

procurement
66%
purchasing
54%
buyer
35%
management
22%
buying
19%
senior buyer
16%
sourcing
16%
category manager
16%
cips
16%
supply chain
13%
manager
13%
north west
10%
remote
10%
warrington
10%
procurement manager
10%
wfh
10%
birchwood
10%
contracts
10%
liverpool
10%
purchaser
10%
merseyside
7%
supplier relationship manager
7%
purchasing manager
7%
manchester
7%
purchase
7%
fmcg
7%
cheshire
7%
erp
7%
contract manager
7%
mcips
7%
tender preparation
4%
pricing
4%
supplier management
4%
procurement officer
4%
tender writing
4%
production
4%
sap
4%
ambient
4%
senior
4%
contract negotiation
4%
ojeu
4%
head of procurement
4%
materials management
4%
botanicals
4%
engineer
4%
it procurement
4%
head of purchasing
4%
strategic relationships
4%
brewing
4%
planning
4%
saas
4%
housing
4%
building services
4%
software licensing
4%
oils
4%
strategic buyer
4%
arabic
4%
category
4%
perfume
4%
supply chain manager
4%
co ordinator
4%
construction
4%
automotive
4%
international shipping
4%
export
4%
electrical
4%
reporting
4%
trading
4%
electronic
4%
engineering
4%
spices
4%
demand
4%
food
4%
import
4%
manufacturer
4%
stock
4%
negotiate
4%
manufacturing
4%
international supply
4%
cips l4
4%
project management
4%
materials
4%
inventory
4%
leadership
4%
commodity manager
4%
tender
4%
mrp
4%
monitor cost
4%
mrp/erp
4%
tender management
4%
operations
4%
chemicals
4%
procurement director
4%

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