The average salary for an Early-Career Buyer, Industrial Components is $54,460.
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Job Description for Buyer, Industrial Components
Buyers of industrial components are responsible for purchasing items and materials necessary for production in a manufacturing setting. This means that they must find the best suppliers based on a variety of factors for these items, and they also work with production facility personnel to monitor manufacturing needs, maintain desired levels of inventory, and have needed materials on-hand to meet production schedules. Buyers of industrial components monitor and research potential suppliers to fi…Read more
Buyer, Industrial Components Tasks
- Identify suppliers, select merchandise and negotiate bills of sale for a business.
- Inspect deliveries for shipping errors, improper handling, or quality issues.
- Ensure that orders are delivered on time and at cost.
- Resolve billing and shipping problems and provide information to suppliers.
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Popular Skills for Buyer, Industrial Components
Skills in Negotiation, Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) and Supplier Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Contract Negotiation.
Pay by Experience Level for Buyer, Industrial Components
An entry-level Buyer, Industrial Components with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,980 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Buyer, Industrial Components with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,934 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Buyer, Industrial Components with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,670 based on 41 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,467.
Years of Experience
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