Key Competencies * Cooperation * Adaptability/Flexibility * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Integrity * Stress Tolerance * Initiative * Persistence * Independence * Analytical Thinking
Representative Tasks * Buy merchandise or commodities for resale to wholesale or retail consumers. * Negotiate prices, discount terms, or transportation arrangements with suppliers. * Examine, select, order, or purchase merchandise consistent with quality, quantity, specification requirements, or other factors, such as environmental soundness.
IndustryMining Quarrying & Oil & Gas Extraction,
Job Family Business and Financial Operations
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