MRO stands for maintenance, repair and operations, and an MRO buyer searches for ways to cut company costs in these particular areas. MRO purchasing for a buyer includes all purchases necessary to keep a business up and running.
The average salary of an MRO buyer is approximately $45,000 per year, although it can be as high as $65,000 per year. MRO buyers have many responsibilities, including the procurement of products and the maintenance of machines and other items to ensure that a business runs safely and efficiently. An MRO buyer is often hired so a company can find areas to cut costs.