The average hourly pay for a Purchasing Supervisor in Austin, Texas is $22.10.
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Job Description for Purchasing Supervisor
A purchasing supervisor reviews orders received in the company's computer system to begin the purchasing process. After reviewing the orders to determine what items must be sent out from their facility, the purchasing supervisor contacts the company's vendors to acquire the necessary materials necessary to fill those orders. The purchasing supervisor is in charge of maintaining the storage facility to ensure health and safety codes are upheld. They also perform stock inventories and update the c…Read more
Purchasing Supervisor Tasks
- Oversee the ordering of materials, supplies, and equipment from vendors by buyers.
- Evaluate, select, and establish relationships with vendors, and negotiate contracts for goods and services.
- Approve purchases and track their progress to make sure orders are filled and delivered correctly.
- Review purchase orders for accuracy and to make sure the best prices are obtained.
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Employees with Purchasing Supervisor in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 21.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Kent, Washington (15.6% more) and Detroit, Michigan (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (32.1% less), Tampa, Florida (16.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (14.0% less).