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Purchasing Managers

Published
Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
O*NET Detailed Work Activities
O*Net Code
11-3061.00
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
0
State
DC
Created
Jun 08, 2021
Updated
Jun 08, 2021

Competency-Based Skills

20 skill sets | 23 total skills
Negotiate sales or lease agreements for products or services
Represent companies in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers.
Prepare financial documents, reports, or budgets
Develop cost reduction strategies and savings plans.
Prepare bid awards requiring board approval.
Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs.
Analyze data to assess operational or project effectiveness
Develop cost reduction strategies and savings plans.
Develop operating strategies, plans, or procedures
Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
Develop organizational policies or programs
Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
Implement organizational process or policy changes
Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
Supervise employees
Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, and distributing materials, equipment, machinery, and supplies.
Interview employees, customers, or others to collect information
Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them to determine product availability and terms of sales.
Interview and hire staff, and oversee staff training.
Coordinate with external parties to exchange information
Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them to determine product availability and terms of sales.
Conduct employee training programs
Interview and hire staff, and oversee staff training.
Hire personnel
Interview and hire staff, and oversee staff training.
Prepare forms or applications
Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.
Direct financial operations
Administer online purchasing systems.
Examine financial records to ensure compliance with policies or regulations
Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.
Prepare operational budgets
Control purchasing department budgets.
Resolve employee or contractor problems
Resolve vendor or contractor grievances, and claims against suppliers.
Maintain operational records
Maintain records of goods ordered and received.
Analyze data to inform operational decisions or activities
Analyze market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability.
Implement transportation changes to reduce environmental impact
Analyze market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability.
Develop specifications for new products or processes
Participate in the development of specifications for equipment, products, or substitute materials.

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