Purchaser Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Purchasing

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Purchaser Skills List in Purchasing

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Purchaser role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Purchaser job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 80% of Purchaser job descriptions contained purchaser as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

purchaser
80%
buyer
76%
purchasing
52%
procurement
48%
manufacturing
40%
assistant purchaser
40%
procurement professional
36%
engineering
32%
devon
29%
plymouth
29%
sales
29%
sourcing specialist
29%
specialist
29%
inspection
29%
negotiation
29%
packaging
29%
process equipment
29%
days-based
29%
buying
16%
fmcg
12%
fresh produce
12%
procurement advisor
12%
procurement executive
8%
procurement manager
8%
procurement officer
8%
supply chain coordinator
8%
parts
4%
portsmouth
4%
bognor regis
4%
supply chain
4%
brighton
4%
travel
4%
chichester
4%
worthing
4%
cips
4%
assistant buyer
4%
components
4%
electronics
4%
buying assistant
4%
contracts
4%
buying consultant
4%
erp
4%
procurement consultant
4%
horsham
4%
procurement admin
4%
inventory
4%
procurement administrator
4%
littlehampton
4%
purchasing manager
4%
marine
4%
senior buyer
4%
mechanical
4%
mrp
4%
supply chain manager
4%
offshore
4%
costs
4%
oil & gas
4%

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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