Also called: Commodity Manager, Director of Purchasing, Materials Manager, Purchasing Manager
In the Air Force: Acquisition Manager; Aircraft Loadmaster Helper; Contracting, RPA; Logistics Plans Superintendent; Premier Band Helper; Regional Band Apprentice, Music Arranger; Regional Band Craftsman, Flute or Piccolo; Regional Band Helper, Baritone or Euphonium; Regional Band Helper, Steel Guitar; Regional Band Journeyman, Music Arranger; Traffic Management Superintendent
In the Army: Acquisition; Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ALandT) Contracting NCO; Automated Logistical Specialist; Contract and Industrial Management; Culinary Specialist; Parachute Rigger; Petroleum Technician; Property Accounting Technician; Supply Systems Technician; Unit Supply Specialist
In the Coast Guard: Acquisition/Project Management; CWO - Aviation Maintenance Technician; CWO - Nuclear Power; CWO - Ordnance, Submarine; In-Flight Refueling; LDO - Engineering/Repair, Surface; LDO - Ordnance, Aviation; LDO - Supply Corps; Premier Band; Regional Band; Traffic Management
In the Marine Corps: Acquisition Manager/Acquisition Core Member; Contracting Apprentice; In-Flight Refueling Superintendent; Postal Clerk; Regional Band Apprentice, French Horn; Regional Band Craftsman, Bagpipe; Regional Band Craftsman, Piano; Regional Band Helper, French Horn; Regional Band Journeyman, Bagpipe; Regional Band Journeyman, Piano
In the Navy: Administrative Contracting Officer; CWO - Electronics Technician, Surface; CWO - Ordnance Technician, Surface; CWO - Supply Corps; Contracting Officer (DAWIA Level III); LDO - Electronics, Surface; LDO - Maintenance, Aviation; LDO - Ordnance, Submarine; Logistics Specialist; RL - Aerospace Engineering
- Represent companies in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers.
- Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, and distributing materials, equipment, machinery, and supplies.
- Interview and hire staff, and oversee staff training.
Arts and Humanities
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Math and Science
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Enterprise resource planning ERP software
Data base user interface and query software