Purchasing Specialist Skills for your CV in the Purchasing Industry

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Purchasing Specialist Skills List in the Purchasing Industry

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Purchasing Specialist role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Purchasing Specialist job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 60% of Purchasing Specialist job descriptions contained buyer as a required skill.

Skills

Popularity

buyer
60%
purchasing
50%
procurement
40%
purchasing manager
40%
category manager
30%
procurement specialist
30%
purchasing executive
30%
senior buyer
30%
construction
20%
sap
20%
purchasing specialist
20%
manager
10%
packaging
10%
supply chain
10%
purchasing assistant
10%
bom creation
10%
cips
10%
materials management
10%
category
10%
nec
10%
nec3
10%
nec4
10%
sourcing
10%
buying
10%
civil engineering
10%
fmcg
10%
building materials
10%

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