Purchasing managers perform work familiar to some military personnel.

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

1476
Procurement Management Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
1480
Procurement Contracting Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
1485
Administrative Contracting Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
1490
Contracting Officer (Entry Level) (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
1491
Contracting Officer (DAWIA Level I) (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
1492
Contracting Officer (DAWIA Level II) (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
1493
Contracting Officer (DAWIA Level III) (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
150
RL - Aerospace Engineering (Commissioned Officer only)
151
RL - Aerospace Engineering Duty Officer - Aerospace Engineering (Commissioned Officer only)
1918
General Supply Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
1920
Equipment Program Support Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
2192
Space Acquisition Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
310
SC - Supply Corps Officer (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)
LS
Logistics Specialist (Enlisted)
PR
Aircrew Survival Equipmentman (Enlisted)

The following military occupations are no longer in active use:

6708
Weapons Procurement Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)