Purchasing managers perform work familiar to some military personnel.

Jobs in this career are similar to the following job classifications in the

150
RL - Aerospace Engineering (Commissioned Officer only)
151
RL - Aerospace Engineering Duty Officer - Aerospace Engineering (Commissioned Officer only)
28
Acquisition/Project Management (Commissioned Officer only)
310
SC - Supply Corps Officer (Commissioned Officer only)
35
Contracting (Commissioned Officer only)
613
LDO - Engineering/Repair, Surface (Commissioned Officer only)
616
LDO - Ordnance, Surface (Commissioned Officer only)
618
LDO - Electronics, Surface (Commissioned Officer only)
623
LDO - Engineering/Repair, Submarine (Commissioned Officer only)
626
LDO - Ordnance, Submarine (Commissioned Officer only)
633
LDO - Maintenance, Aviation (Commissioned Officer only)
636
LDO - Ordnance, Aviation (Commissioned Officer only)
651
LDO - Supply Corps (Commissioned Officer only)
713
CWO - Engineering Technician, Surface (Warrant Officer only)
716
CWO - Ordnance Technician, Surface (Warrant Officer only)
718
CWO - Electronics Technician, Surface (Warrant Officer only)
726
CWO - Ordnance, Submarine (Warrant Officer only)
733
CWO - Aviation Maintenance Technician (Warrant Officer only)
736
CWO - Ordnance, Aviation (Warrant Officer only)
751
CWO - Supply Corps (Warrant Officer only)