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Buyer Interview Questions

"As a buyer, it's your job to seek out products for your company's use, determine the best deals you can receive, and negotiate with vendors. Employers are looking for applications with strong analytical skills and confident decision-making and negotiating abilities. In an interview, you may be asked to provide examples of a past business negotiation you brokered or a time when you were able to source a product under budget."

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What kind of analysis have you performed

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How do you plan to get up to speed sooner rather than later?

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Math test.

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How would you answer a question asked by a superior from another department that you did not know the answer to.

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What might be some concerns when buying from a job shop?

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What are the inputs of an MRP?

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I was asked "If there is one thing that you would change about Zulily EXCEPT regarding order fulfillment and delivery times, what would that be and why"?

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The most difficult question was what did I want for a budget. I told him $10,000 to get started.. For some reason I was not invited to the banking meetings so I could discuss budgeting. Another $10,000 should have been allotted for advertising.

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What is 5% of 60?

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The most difficult question is how would you manage the relationship with the sites while also acting on instructions from Corporate and Corporate initiatives

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