Purchasing Skills for your CV in the Purchasing Industry

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Purchasing Skills List in the Purchasing Industry

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

Skills

Popularity

purchasing
60%
buying
40%
procurement
40%
supply chain
40%
purchasing admin
40%
category
20%
purchase
20%
purchaser
20%
sourcing
20%
analyst
20%
communication skills
20%
function
20%
inventory control
20%
negotiating
20%
buyer
20%

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