Purchasing Manager


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Purchasing Manager

An employee of a company who purchases the goods that the company needs, especially to make its own products. A purchasing manager may supervise the purchase of office supplies, or the raw materials needed to make a company's finished goods. A purchasing manager is also called a procurement manager.
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H1: The higher the purchasing manager's perceived risk in the purchase decision, the higher will be the purchasing manager's perceived bias in the supplier-selected referral.
Marketers can use the gender of the purchasing manager as a micro-segmentation variable, as gender of the purchasing manager could affect the strategies used by the marketers.
U.S.-based purchasing managers engaged in global sourcing, by contrast, would likely be part of Figure 1's "foreign shipper-U.S.
Steel Corp.'s purchasing manager immediately knows that the QP1 contractor is meeting or exceeding service quality standards and that no action is required.
He joined as purchasing coordinator before being promoted to purchasing officer in June 2008, then to assistant purchasing manager in December 2009, and again to his current role of purchasing manager which he has held since August 2010.
As the hours of daylight in New York City lengthen with the progression of spring, so, too, does the Big Apple's recovery according to the latest monthly survey of local purchasing managers conducted by the National Association of Purchasing Management-New York (NAPM-NY).
Mangrum, who has since remarried (her second husband, Steve, 38, is a purchasing manager for the Holiday Inn hotel chain), opened custodial accounts to finance college educations for her daughter, now 8, and her stepdaughter, Trinea, 18, who is a high school senior.
The purchasing manager's position is a classic example of organizational boundary spanning.
And Dennis Radtke, purchasing manager for Cowles Media's Minneapolis-based Star Tribune, agreed day-to-day business had changed little because most suppliers are local.
Carpenter, you can see why it was so important that I reach you instead of your purchasing manager!"
General's purchasing manager, "Vendors must have a military-specification type of q-c control system in place.
Notes: any questions or clarifications concerning this rfq must be submitted in writing to kurt mandernach, purchasing manager at email: kmandernach@sccmo.Org.

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