A Purchaser in Surrey, British Columbia earns an average wage of C$21.87 per hour.

Job Description for Purchaser

A purchaser is responsible for coordinating purchases of various products and services for their company. They order supplies, inventory, equipment, and services for all departments in the company. They also have to ensure that they are keeping costs under control while not sacrificing quality in the items and services they buy.

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Purchaser Tasks

  • Procure and contract for goods and services in a specific industry.
  • Take corrective action when defective goods are received.
  • Inventory existing property and conduct audits.
  • Test and evaluate sample products, draw up and approve requisitions, and ensure adequate supply.
  • Research and identify vendors, and negotiate to achieve desired quality, price, and timetables.

Purchaser Job Listings

Key Stats for Purchaser

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Skills That Affect Purchaser Salaries

National Average
C$53,000

Purchasing
▼7%

Inventory Management
▼7%

Negotiation
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: