Buyers buy goods and services on behalf of industrial,
commercial or other enterprises and organisations.
Tasks include -
(a) negotiating and contracting for the purchase of equipment,
raw materials, products and supplies for industrial plant,
utilities, government units or other establishments and the
purchasing of merchandise for resale;
(b) obtaining information about requirements and stock, and
determining quantity and quality to be purchased, costs,
delivery dates and other contract conditions;
(c) performing related tasks;
(d) supervising other workers.
Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Buyer, merchandise/retail trade
- Buyer, merchandise/wholesale trade