Based on 158 responses, the job of Purchaser has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.51 out of 5. On average, Purchasers are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as a Purchaser?
"Stressful at times, need to be organized and flexiable."
Pros: The people I work with. Constantly learning.
Cons: Employees needing their product and making it an emergency because of lack of planning.
Pros: Good learning experience, good culture, work flexibility.
Cons: Inadequate pay, no perks, inadequate vacation time.
Pros: Spending money is what I do!!
Cons: Never enough hours in the day to do what is needed.
"Demanding and rewarding."
Pros: My crew. Customer satisfaction. Responsibility level.
Cons: Lack of company organization. Some of the negativity.
Pros: I like the work, ordering process and inventory.
Cons: I dont get paid enough.
"I enjoy working as a purchaser."
Pros: Working with animals.
"Hectic but very informative."
Pros: The challenge to get the job done in a timely manner and to maintain organization and strategic planning in my duties to ensure all parties are satisfied and all duties met.
Cons: Management and the atmosphere of blaming rather that working as a team.