Purchasing and Claims Supervisor

Supervise workers in purchasing-and-claims department of ferryboat service.
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Salary Range
$29,000 – $77,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Purchasing and Claims Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers in purchasing-and-claims department of ferryboat service: Reviews and approves requisitions for supplies and designates approved supplier. Reviews and forwards for approval requisitions for ferry or terminal maintenance or repair. Recommends contractors or vendors for notification to bid for repair or supply contracts. Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in typing correspondence, preparing requisitions, obtaining price quotations, and verifying accuracy of billing. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title. Reviews claims by passengers of ferry service for property damage or personal injury and authorizes payment or submits claims to insurance carrier.

Should I be a Purchasing and Claims Supervisor?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to Become a
    Purchasing and Claims Supervisor

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