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Purchasing Associate in Boise, ID at Volt

Date Posted: 1/5/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Boise, ID
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  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions has partnered with a company specializing in the Semiconductor market looking for a Buyer to join their team in Boise. We are seeking a driven, hands on Buyer to join the team that specializes in engineered materials and coating solutions for semiconductor applications worldwide.

This is a temp-to-hire position and is offered from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday – Friday. Rate is set at $13.50 to $15.50 per hour BOE. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Purchases low to intermediate dollar goods and services requiring excellent internal/external communications.
  • Purchases items that are typically sourced from a known supplier and are reviewed and approved at higher levels in Purchasing and within the customer group.
  • Purchase order management including placement, tracking, expediting, changing or amending and order closure.
  • Coordinate sourcing and order activity with using organizations and individual requestors.
  • Coordinate with the supplier, requestor, finance, stores, shipping and receiving and corporate, as necessary to resolve out of control conditions within the procurement process.
  • Manage small blanket supply contract for both materials and services as required.
  • Generate and maintain the detailed planning, forecasting, ordering, analyzing, expediting, and follow-up tools for commodities purchased.
  • Balances conceptual/relationship responsibilities with a high volume of tasks oriented functions.
  • Considers the impact of decisions and acts in the best interest of the department and company.
  • Assists internal customers in defining requirements, researching alternate sources and assessing the financial health of suppliers.
  • Negotiates pricing, delivery and terms with suppliers.


  • One to three years’ experience in Purchasing or related field
  • Ability to work in a team environment to complete goals, while also working alone on projects.
  • Basic PC skills with proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software packages, especially spreadsheet applications.
  • Familiar with business and purchasing concepts and strategies such as e-business, supply chain management, and industry best practices.
  • Good written and verbal skill required. Able to take detailed and well-organized notes to summarize meeting results, agreements, action items, and problems.
  • Schedules and runs meetings and conference calls with internal customers and suppliers effectively.
  • Presents professional image inside and outside company.
  • Maintains well-developed and effective follow through and customer feedback systems

This is a temp-to-hire position; the goal is to convert temps anywhere from 3 to 6 months. If converted, you will be eligible for a great benefit package available the first of the month. You will not need to wait through another probationary period before you receive benefits.

The benefit package includes: **If granted a full time position at the company**

  • Health Insurance (with only a $500 deductible)- Free for Employee
  • Dental Insurance- Free for Employee
  • Life Insurance- Free for Employee
  • Short Term Disability- Free for Employee
  • Long Term Disability- Free for Employee

Additional benefits include: 401K with a discretionary match program, paid holidays, and paid time off. In addition to the benefit package, it is a wonderful place to work! They work hard together and share the profits - through great employee and family events as well as bonuses.

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Volt has over 60 years of staffing experience. We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions. We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent/temporary positions. We offer our workers competitive pay and benefits, as well as educational programs and redeployment assistance.

VOLT is an Equal Opportunity Employer