Buyer in Camarillo, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/4/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Camarillo, CA
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  • Duration:
    0 weeks
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  • Pay Rate
    $65000.0 - $85000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is proud to partner with a leading designer, developer, and manufacturer of custom electro-magnetic equipment who is now hiring for a BUYER.  This is a direct hire role. Our client has been serving the Aerospace industry with custom engineered solutions including electric motors, speed pickup transducers, and more recently starter generators for the past 60 years.

Located an hour north of Los Angeles, CA, they have a state of the art manufacturing facility with 70,000 square feet located in beautiful Camarillo, CA.

Our reputation is based on our engineering expertise and built in innovation into our products. The team is made up of the most highly trained and qualified people in the motor business today and is continuously improving state-of-the-art design and manufacturing techniques to better serve our customers and the industry.

They also provide world class support to our customers. These cross-functional, co-located teams are made up of engineering, manufacturing, quality and customer service to ensure our customers receive the highest degree of support. These teams coupled with our worldwide sales and support offices ensure more immediate support for our growing customer base.

Position Duties:

Essential functions of the position include, but are not limited to:

Review and edit requisition for complete ordering information including approved signature, charge/account number, quantity, required delivery dates, description, etc.

Check for sources, prices, or negotiate for prices and sources when necessary. Prepare requests for quotation; negotiate with suppliers; select the appropriate supplier and commit purchase-requisitioned requirements.

Prepare purchase orders and amendments, including all technical and commercial requirements; follow-up and ensure requirements are met based on MRP to meet production demand.

Maintain part planning data in MRP, such as lead time, safety stock and preferred vendor.

Maintain or have maintained systematic purchase order files including all related contractual data; follow-up and notify applicable Company functions of any changes in status.

Develop cooperative vendor relationships; maintain liaison with supplier and expedite improvements in delivery as required.

Identify and implement cost savings through product resourcing, Make/Buy and process improvements. Rationalize sources of supply and eliminate suppliers with poor delivery or quality performance.

Review and recommend disposition of all invoice discrepancies; work with suppliers for proper disposition of rejected, cancelled, and surplus materials.

Develop, evaluate, and utilize the capabilities of new sources of supply. Develop material cost estimates and lead times for specified items.

Oversee issue and reorder as required. Analyze and interpret industry conditions for specific items which may have an effect upon design, lead time, cost, or marketing and notify respective departments.

Must have good oral, written communications and have a high level of moral and ethical codes.

Required Qualifications:

BS or BA in Business Administration, Engineering or other related field. One or more year’s procurement.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with MAPICS/Infor Power-Link MRP and Microsoft Office.

If you are interested in learning more please send your resume to

VOLT is an equal opportunity employer