The average salary for a Purchasing Supervisor with Contract Negotiation skills is $63,528.
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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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Popular Skills for Purchasing Supervisor
Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Purchasing, Negotiation, People Management and Inventory Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Supervisor
An early career Purchasing Supervisor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,786 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Purchasing Supervisor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,958 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Supervisor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,314 based on 65 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,133.
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