Based on 1,901 responses, the job of Buyer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.67 out of 5. On average, Buyers are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as a Buyer?
"Keep Focus On Your Targets, No Distractions And Concentrate."
Be yourself and be concentrated all time, without distractions, and take all with responsibility, ask if you have doubts, and keep good communication with colleagues and even your boss, be clear with all that you want to share, keep informed all time with trends on the market, risky situations that can affect your job, stay alert, I recommend "a quality Job" instead a quantity Job, some times mistakes teach you to learn about business life, learn about mistakes and take the right way and teach other and avoid further mistakes according your experience.
Pros: Hours. Work trips.
Cons: Pay. Commute. No bonus. No company phone.
Love what you do and be passionate about then you will enjoy being a buyer. Never let your morals and ethics be question. Always stay true to yourself.
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.
"I Love The Job."
Pros: Interacting with suppliers and helping solve problems for them and our personnel. I love researching new and innovative ways to get things done.
Cons: The pay and my manager are the worst things here.
"Lot of hours."
Lot of hours, very analytical. Lot of time on road.
"Stress level is high."
Pros: It comes naturally to me.
Cons: Constant blaming for material not here.