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?
"Urge to excel in my work and enjoying every challenge."
High level of understanding people management and ability to negotiate logically with integrity and commitment.
Pros: Ease of getting work done.
Cons: Repetition. No daunting task.
"Lead by example."
In today's retail economy be assertive in your scope and research but frugal in what is regularly stocked. Find the balance between customer demand/service, the appearance of a well stocked inventory and your bottom line.
Pros: Contact with customers.
Cons: Not having full control.
"Understanding product knowledge , negotiation."
"Purchasing Parts For Mechanics All Day Long."
Pros: The social aspect of getting to chat up people all day long.
Cons: Its fast paced and demanding, not much room for error.
"It must be your passion."
Purchaser in Manila:
It should be your passion. Know everything even the small details.