Purchase Manager Test Assessment

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About 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 assigned 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, as well as communicate timely and efficiently with all contacts for assigned discipline.

They ensure product quality and advantageous pricing by monitoring vendor performance and contract adherence. They provide a commercial assessment of technically qualified suppliers. They generate feedback on vendor performance on a regular basis.

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 Purchasing team to reduce costs, 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 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 is a prerequisite 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

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

These questions will indicate the quality of deductive reasoning and inductive reasoning which contribute to Critical thinking ability. 

ABSTRACT REASONING

Abstract reasoning will indicate the ability to think clearly, 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 different business-related situations.

The purchase manager aptitude test may contain MCQ's (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQ's (Multiple Answer Questions), Fill in the Blank, Descriptive, Whiteboard Questions, Audio / Video Questions, True or False.

Test Duration: 20 minutes

No. of Questions: 10

Level of Expertise: Entry/Mid/Expert

Useful for hiring

  • Purchase Manager 

Topics Covered


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Communication Skills

Our purchase manager test helps to evaluate candidate’s ability to communicate effectively

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Analytical Skills

This assessment helps employers and hiring managers to evaluate applicants' ability of analytical thinking

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Negotiation Skills

iMocha’s purchase manager aptitude test helps to evaluate candidate’s ability to negotiate with a person or entity to settle an agreement with best solution

Sample Questions

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Question types:

Multiple Option

Topic:

Body language

Difficulty:

Medium


Q 1. 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.

Two people reading a document

 

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.

Question types:

Multiple Option

Topic:

-

Difficulty:

Easy


Q 2. You are the sales manager of a product-based firm. A potential customer requested a quotation for one of your products. You forwarded the quotation containing the prices. The customer replies, "Hi John, I want to discuss some details regarding the quotation. Let us have a meeting tomorrow." Select the correct option regarding the meeting.
You should start the meeting by providing a reasonable discount to the customer in order to make them buy the product.
You should start the meeting by providing them with the discount brochure for the product.
You should let the customer start the meeting and understand the points put forth.
All of the given options are good ways to start the meeting.

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