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Agent - Purchasing (Spanish)
Agent - Purchasing (Spanish)
Job-Specific Whole-Person Assessment

Agent - Purchasing (Spanish)

Purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. Purchase raw or semi-finished materials for manufacturing.

About the test

The HR Avatar Agent - Purchasing (Spanish) Pre-Employment Assessment was designed to help you hire staff in this role. The test provides a whole-person evaluation by measuring job-relevant cognitive ability, personality, knowledge, skills, and relevant behavioral history. Each component provides important data for hiring decisions. Cognitive ability has been linked to overall job performance in most jobs and correlates with a candidate's ability to learn new skills and to solve complex problems. Personality characteristics determine how well the candidate will fit-in with a corporate culture. Knowledge and skills indicate how much training will be needed before a new employee becomes productive. Finally, relevant behavioral history detects counter-productive behaviors that can impact job performance.

The Agent - Purchasing (Spanish) test includes an animated work simulation in which candidates meet customers, colleagues and supervisors in a job-related context. Post-test surveys indicate the majority of candidates react favorably to these simulations.

The specific attributes measured include:

Cognitive Ability
  • Atención al detalle
  • Pensamiento analítico
  Behavioral History
  • Estudio de historial – desempeño
  • Estudio de historial - permanencia en el puesto
  • Adaptabilidad
  • Busca la perfección
  • Civismo Corporativo
  • Competitivo
  • Desarrolla relaciones
  • Muestra una actitud positiva ante el trabajo
  • Expresivo y extrovertido
  • Innovador y creativo
  • Rquiere de una estructura
  • Disfruta resolviendo problemas

Following completion, the test produces a Candidate Selection Report that includes an overall score and detailed scores for each attribute. The overall score weighs each of the factors based on research and analysis from the U.S. Government's Occupational Information Network (O*Net). O*Net represents over a decade of dedicated research evaluating the relative importance of various factors that lead to success in almost 1,000 different job roles.

The Candidate Selection Report also provides expert interview questions that help you probe critical or low-scoring areas, along with a guide for noting your evaluation of the candidate's responses. Consistent use of an interview guide is an important part of gaining better candidate insights and making better hiring decisions.

Language:English (US)
Time to Complete:40 Minutes (Approximately)
O*Net SOC Code:13-1023.00
Simulation Context:Medium-Level Business Finance
O*Net Context:Business and Financial Operations
Price:40 Credits ($40 USD)
Note:This test contains questions that are difficult to complete on small screens. A large screen device, such as a laptop, desktop, or tablet is recommended. Test-takers using small devices will be advised to optionally change to a larger screen device.
More information about this Job
Annual US Wages (2016)
Bottom 10%:
$38,600 or less
Bottom 25%:
$48,650 or less
$63,300 (Average)
Top 25%:
$82,340 or more
Top 10%:
$101,770 or more

US Employment Statistics
2026 (projected):
Annual U.S. Job Openings:23,800

Top Skills
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Active Listening
  • Speaking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Management of Financial Resources
  • Active Learning
  • Writing
Top Abilities
  • Oral Comprehension
  • Written Comprehension
  • Oral Expression
  • Speech Recognition
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Written Expression
  • Problem Sensitivity
  • Inductive Reasoning
Education Requirements
Post-Secondary Certificate:
Some College:
Bachelor's Degree:
This graphic shows the percentage of people in this role who have their highest education in each category.
Related Work Experience Requirements
1 - 2 Years:
2 - 4 Years:
4 - 6 Years:
6 - 8 Years:
8 - 10 Years:
More than 10 Years:
This graphic shows the percentage of people in this role whose related work experience before they entered this position falls into each category.

Alternate Titles for this Role: Area Field Person, Area Field Worker, Buyer, Contract Administrator, Contract Analyst, Contract Specialist, Contractor Buyer, Contracts Administrator, Contracts Manager, Equipment, Supplies, and Tools Purchasing Agent, Food Broker, Fuel Agent, Fuel Buyer, General Purchasing Agent, Import Coordinator, Jobber, Journeyman, Leaser, Log Buyer, Lumber Buyer, Media Buyer, Merchandiser, Ore Buyer, Outside Property Agent, Piece Jobber, Plant Buyer, Price Analyst, Print Buyer, Procurement Agent, Procurement Analyst, Procurement Engineer, Procurement Specialist, Pulpwood Buyer, Pulpwood Contractor, Purchaser, Purchasing Administrator, Purchasing Agent, Purchasing Assistant, Purchasing Coordinator, Purchasing Manager, Purchasing Specialist, Radio Time Buyer, Railroad Purchasing Agent, Sourcing Specialist, Subcontract Administrator, Timber Buyer, Tools, Supplies, and Equipment Purchasing Agent, Traveling Buyer

Related Jobs based on Skills & Abilities: Purchasing Managers, Logistics Managers, Supply Chain Managers, Transportation Managers, Logistics Analysts, Logisticians, Cost Estimators, Management Analysts, Risk Management Specialists, First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers, Claims Examiners, Property and Casualty Insurance, Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists, Regulatory Affairs Managers, Regulatory Affairs Specialists, Budget Analysts, Insurance Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators, Customs Brokers

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