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Purchase Manager Test
Test duration:
20
min
No. of questions:
10
Level of experience:
Entry/Mid/Expert

Purchase Manager Test

iMocha’s purchase manager test enables recruiters and hiring managers to hire job-fit candidates quickly and make unbiased decisions. Our purchase manager aptitude test is beneficial for hiring Purchase Managers and can help to reduce hiring time by 45% and increase the interview-to-selection ratio by 62%.

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Purchase Manager Test Assessment

The purchasing managers are responsible for a wide variety of procurement as well as vendor, manufacturer, and customer relations. They manage a portfolio of assigned vendors/manufacturers, product evaluation coordination, new product introduction, product conversions, buying for designated functional areas, and product research.

The purchase managers contact appropriate vendors and negotiate specific terms for purchases that meet customer requirements when specific contracts do not exist.

They place orders, verify pricing and availability, investigate overdue orders and problem invoices, and communicate timely and efficiently with all contacts for assigned discipline.

They monitor vendor performance and contract adherence by ensuring product quality and advantageous pricing. They provide a commercial assessment of technically qualified suppliers and regularly generate feedback on vendor performance.

They must be able to aid in ‘Make or Buy’ Decisions and understand the financial implications of each purchase decision. They must possess the ability to understand macro trends in the market regarding their product category. They must excel in vendor analysis.

They are expected to understand the latest trends in supply chain management. They need to oversee all aspects of inventory management, including the following tasks:

  • Direct and coordinate with the purchasing team to reduce costs and improve efficiencies and customer service.
  • Manage existing inventory levels, analyze, track and forecast item usage, current trends, and company changes that might affect inventory to determine current and future needs.
  • Source products are soliciting competitive bidding from multiple suppliers, recommending new suppliers, and creating purchase orders.
  • Reconcile and resolve vendor inventory and/or contract discrepancies, product recalls, and defects.

Key Skills Required:

  • Excellent Communicator- Verbal Ability and Verbal Reasoning
  • Analytical Thinking (Effective Skills in Financial, Market, and Vendor Analysis) - Abstract Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude
  • Strategic Thinker- Abstract Reasoning
  • Critical Thinking - Logical Reasoning, Numerical Reasoning
  • Inventory Management
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Test Summary

Verbal Ability

Verbal ability is essential because grammar and vocabulary are prerequisites for good spoken and written English. 

Verbal Reasoning

Reading comprehension indicates an ability to comprehend and reason with the concepts on a written page.

 

Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative ability will indicate analytical thinking and problem-solving ability.

 

Logical Reasoning

Logical reasoning is assessed through the:

  • Statement/Conclusion 
  • Cause/Effect and 
  • Statement/Fact questions 

These questions will indicate the quality of deductive and inductive reasoning, contributing to critical thinking ability.

 

Abstract Reasoning

Abstract reasoning indicates the ability to think, identify logical patterns, learn new skills and solve complex problems. It is an indicator of fluid intelligence and shows an ability to strategize.

Numerical Reasoning

The numerical reasoning test measures the ability to interpret, analyze and draw logical conclusions based on numerical data presented in graphs and tables describing business-related situations.

The purchase manager aptitude test may contain MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQs (Multiple Answer Questions), Fill in the Blank, Descriptive, Whiteboard Questions, Audio / Video Questions, and True or False.

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  • Purchase Manager
Test Duration
20
min
No. of Questions
10
Level of Expertise
Entry/Mid/Expert
Topics Covered
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Communication Skills

Our purchase manager test helps to evaluate candidates' ability to communicate effectively.

Negotiation Skills

iMocha’s purchase manager aptitude test helps to evaluate candidates' ability to negotiate with a person or entity to settle an agreement with the best solution.
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Analytical Skills

This assessment helps employers and hiring managers to evaluate applicants&
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Sample Question
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Question type
Multiple Option
Topics covered
Communication fundamentals
Difficulty
Medium

Question:

Select the correct option regarding the following statements.

A. In a one-on-one conversation, it is important to observe body language.
B. In a one-on-one conversation, active listening is critical.

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Options

  • Both the statements are true.
  • Both the statements are false.
  • Statement A is true, but statement B is false.
  • None of the statements are true.
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