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, 70% of Materials Manager job descriptions contained procurement as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

procurement
70%
purchasing
58%
buyer
43%
buying
20%
management
16%
supply chain
16%
category manager
16%
manager
16%
sourcing
16%
construction
12%
contracts
12%
liverpool
12%
north west
12%
birchwood
8%
warrington
8%
purchase orders
8%
manchester
8%
remote
8%
wfh
8%
merseyside
8%
manufacturing
8%
purchase
8%
materials
8%
cips
8%
fmcg
8%
materials planning
8%
sap
8%
forecast
8%
purchaser
8%
building relationships
8%
exceptional people skills
4%
electrical
4%
strategic planning
4%
procurement coordinator
4%
sustainability
4%
budgeting
4%
microsoft excel
4%
offload coordinator
4%
erp software
4%
materials management
4%
strategic relationships
4%
builder
4%
building
4%
agriculture
4%
finance
4%
fixed term contract
4%
wellington
4%
progression
4%
negotiation
4%
relationship management
4%
strategic partnerships
4%
supplier negotiation
4%
supplier quality
4%
cheshire
4%
negotiate
4%
contract manager
4%
mcips
4%
senior buyer
4%
supplier relationship manager
4%
cips l4
4%
commodity manager
4%
mrp/erp
4%
procurement director
4%
procurement manager
4%
procurement officer
4%
housing
4%
planning
4%
category
4%
demand
4%
electronic
4%
engineering
4%
erp
4%
manufacturer
4%
mrp
4%
operations
4%
pricing
4%
production
4%
senior
4%
engineer
4%

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