Buyer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Buyer?

Buyer in Milwaukee:
"Work flexibility."
Pros: I like the project, team leading, variety of products, management connection and openess.
Cons: I don't like the older people who disagree and don't listen to you.

Buyer in Fayetteville:
Pros: Learning new things.
Cons: Pay.

Buyer in Columbus:
Pros: Steady work. Room for improvement.
Cons: Poor management, no clearly defined roles, nepotism, overload in work, expected to work overtime with no compensation, antiquated procedures and policies, upper management does not listen to concerns, no training, not given the tools to do the job properly. Poor work conditions. No career mobility.

Buyer in Fayetteville:
"Stress level is high."
Pros: It comes naturally to me.
Cons: Constant blaming for material not here.

Buyer in Houston:
"Lot of hours."
Lot of hours, very analytical. Lot of time on road.

Buyer in Eden Prairie:
Do an internship while still in college! Do not graduate and start looking for a job from scratch assuming you can find something as easily as you found any previous part time job.

Buyer in Clarksdale:
Pros: Hours. Work trips.
Cons: Pay. Commute. No bonus. No company phone.