Hiring would be a piece of cake if we only needed to hire someone from their previous work experience. But it is not that easy. In the world of purchasing, it is important to assess people’s soft skills to determine whether or not they are a strong purchasing professional and would be an added value to the purchasing and supply chain department. Anyone can call suppliers and purchase products from the lowest quote, but there is a lot more that goes into the purchasing process.
Below are 10 Soft Skills we have identified that leads to identifying a successful member of a purchasing team: