Purchase Executive

Purchase Associate

Purchase Officer

Minimum Graduate degree in any stream, preferably in the line of purchasing business

Preferably 1 year experience in purchasing

The tasks a Purchasing Agent is expected to perform include:

Purchasing goods at favourable prices on behalf of wholesalers, big consumers, government authorities, etc. on salary or on commission basis

Receiving instructions from clients on specification of goods and rates at which goods are to be purchased

Contacting manufacturing agents or wholesale dealers and inquiring about prevailing rates and quality and quantity of goods available

Acquainting clients with the latest information

Purchasing goods according to the instruction of clients

Taking delivery of goods purchased and making arrangements for packing and delivering goods to clients

Liaising closely with procedures, agents and wholesale dealers for knowing the market fluctuations and advising clients accordingly

Offering quotations against tenders issued by government, local authorities and other big consumers

Knowledge of goods and their competitive prices

Knowledge of manufacturing agents or wholesale dealers for a particular product

Thorough knowledge of prevailing rates, quality and quantity of goods available

Knowledge ofthe process of packing and delivering goods

Knowledge of procedures, agents and wholesale dealers for knowing market fluctuations

Not applicable

Good communication skills

Planning and organizing skills

Relationship management skills

Negotiation skills

Time management skills

It is not a desk job

The role does not involveteam handling

Travelling is required for the job

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Work is generally 5/6 days a week and a minimum of 8 hours per day

Shift work is not available

Working on weekends and holidays is part of this job

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL), those who are Blind (B) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

For candidates with up to 3 yearsexperience - INR12,500 to INR17,500per monthFor candidates with 3 to 6 yearsexperience - INR17,500 to INR25,000per monthFor candidates with above 6 yearsexperience - INR25,000 and aboveper month(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Organised Retail Sector Projections

Organised retail is projected to grow at`29 CAGR with an increase in penetration of organized players from 7.7 to 11 percent of total retail sector. Employment base of the

industry is expected to reach`56 million by 2022 across conventional and specialized retail segments. With such exceptional growth in the market, it will lead to higher job

opportunities for a Purchasing Agent.



Government authorities


Manufacturing companies

Across the country mainly in cities