Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

Purchase farm products either for further processing or resale. Includes tree farm contractors, grain brokers and market operators, grain buyers, and tobacco buyers.

Key Competencies * Stress Tolerance * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Integrity * Analytical Thinking * Initiative * Achievement/Effort * Cooperation * Leadership * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Purchase, for further processing or for resale, farm products, such as milk, grains, or Christmas trees. * Arrange for processing or resale of purchased products. * Maintain records of business transactions and product inventories, reporting data to companies or government agencies as necessary.


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