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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Howard Archer, economist with IHS Global Insight, argues that "the July purchasing managers' services and manufacturing surveys are largely good news and suggest that Eurozone growth will hold up better in the third quarter than had previously seemed likely.
The headline purchasing managers index reached 57.5 in December, its highest since October.
According to the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply's (Cips) purchasing managers' index, construction industry expansion is its fastest since July 2001.
According to the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply's (CIPS) monthly purchasing managers' index, overall business conditions deteriorated with the index falling to 48.1 from 48.6 in April.
The new title is being targeted to forensic nurses, hospital administrators and purchasing managers, medical examiners/coroners, government clinical lab personnel, and legal personnel at the local, county, state and federal levels.
Newspaper purchasing managers could learn a lot from their newsrooms, a purchasing expert says.
Head chefs of F&B outlets throughout Dubai have reported that conflicting priorities between kitchen staff and purchasing managers are impacting on the procurement of quality ingredients.
Summary: Expansion in China's services sector slowed for the second straight month in May, dropping further from a 10-month high hit in March, an official survey of non-manufacturing purchasing managers showed on Sunday.
The Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply revealed that its main purchasing managers index fell to 54.8 from a two and a half year high of 58.1 the previous month.
JUST A YEAR ago, newspaper purchasing managers were furiously debating the very idea of procurement cards.
The ISM non-manufacturing purchasing managers' index is expected to drop to 55.1 in May from 55.5 in April.
Business environment remains competitive, while employment was marginally positive in March, according to the latest Emirates NBD Purchasing Managers' Index.

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