Technical Buyer Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Purchasing

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Technical Buyer Skills List in Purchasing

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Technical Buyer role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Technical Buyer job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 68% of Technical Buyer job descriptions contained buyer as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

buyer
68%
purchasing
59%
procurement
48%
senior buyer
30%
supply chain
30%
manufacturing
24%
engineering
21%
buying
18%
strategic buyer
18%
technical buyer
18%
sourcing
12%
project buyer
12%
components
9%
electronics
9%
pcb's
9%
engineering buyer
6%
orders
6%
goods
6%
automotive
6%
aerospace
6%
erp
6%
purchase orders
6%
npi buyer
6%
relationship management
6%
subcontract management
6%
automotive buyer
6%
manufacturing buyer
6%
category buyer
6%
category
3%
management
3%
relationship
3%
sap
3%
supplier
3%
building materials
3%
inco terms
3%
assistant buyer
3%
procurement specialist
3%
junior buyer
3%
procurement manager
3%
vlookup
3%
pivot tables
3%
logistics
3%
livingston
3%
industrial
3%
glasgow
3%
excel
3%
east kilbride
3%
cumbernauld
3%
bellshill
3%
directs
3%
defence
3%
procurement contracts
3%
cips
3%

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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