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GREEN RETAIL EXPEDITOR, IN-DEPTH: Awesome Co-Workers, Great Environment

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Alysha, a Retail Expeditor who works in the corporate department for a chain of natural-garden and green-product stores, describes what she loves about her job, its challenges, and work-life balance. If you love your job it's easy to work too hard sometimes; don't forget to maintain the relationships with your family and friends.

Degree: Mathematics
Job Title: Retail Expeditor

Job Summary: Purchasing Managers

Job Description

Purchasing managers, buyers, and purchasing agents buy products for organizations to use or resell. They evaluate suppliers, negotiate contracts, and review product quality.

On-the-Job Training

Moderate-term on-the-job training

Additional Info

Purchasing managers typically must have at least 5 years of experience as a buyer or purchasing agent. At the top levels, purchasing manager duties may overlap with other management functions, such as production, planning, logistics, and marketing.

Certification Requirement
Helpful to be a Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM).

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
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$35,000 - $105,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
3 to 9 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Long hours
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Office, Travel, Indoor, Military
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Mathematical skills

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