Skills Restaurant Purchasing Agent in Canada

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a restaurant purchasing agent in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Purchasing agents and officers (NOC 1225).


People working in this occupation usually apply the following skill set.

  • Purchase general and specialized equipment, materials or business services
  • Assess requirements of establishment
  • Develop specifications for equipment, materials and supplies to be purchased
  • Invite tenders
  • Consult with suppliers
  • Review quotations
  • Determine contract terms and conditions
  • Award contracts or recommend contract awards
  • Establish delivery schedules
  • Monitor progress of delivery schedules
  • Contact clients and suppliers to resolve problems

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

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