If you are a buyer or purchasing manager for business, which of the following ways do you buy MRO items (maintenance, repair, and operating supplies)?

Buy only when immediately needed.
Buy expected amount needed for a month or two.
Buy amount depending on cost and price breaks.
Allow suppliers to estimate our needs and buy and store that amount.
Have supplier store amount for us that we use in a reasonable time.
Store amount by item category depending on cost and usage.

The American Purchasing Society's Career Center is intended to assist prospective employees connect with employers for careers in procurement, purchasing, and buying. We have developed this service to be simple to use for both job hunters and employers. This service is meant to offer various purchasing positions to help make the procurement career and employee search seamless for all parties involved.

Job Hunters

Purchaser job hunters can easily send their resume to employer job postings with a single click of a button! On the same note, employers will be able to review your resume only if you have made it public. Otherwise, nobody will see it unless you send it yourself! Buyers job resources are available to you FREE, courtesy of the American Purchasing Society.

Job Seekers can choose to:


Employers may post procurement and purchasing related jobs to this website. In addition to posting procurement job opportunities, employers can also browse through any publicly available procurement resumes. This is made available to you courtesy of the American Purchasing Society.

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