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Buyer in Los Angeles, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/28/2019

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Job Description


Volt is hiring in the city of Gardena and would like to offer you an opportunity. We have the following IMMEDIATE position below. 

Job Title: Buyer
Shift: 1st 
Salary: $
$18-$23 DOE ~~Temp to hire~~

Location: Santa Fe Springs, CA

Job Descriptions/Responsibilities:

The Buyer is responsible for procuring the material and components required to make the products according to the production planning. This position supports the department processes in evaluating vendors and suppliers and ensures a smooth material flow.

  • Performs purchasing/buying duties by analyzing inventory requirements and placing purchase orders for materials/products.
  • Identifies, recommends, and evaluates vendors from which to procure requisitioned commodities, meeting criteria such as price, quantity, quality and delivery date and places orders.
  • Issues purchase orders and purchase orders based on the established monthly production plan, sending the approved purchase orders to the suppliers and following up with the supplier on shipment of delivery of the material.
  • Obtains required documentation of any material as specified by quality control department (certificate of analysis, packing list, MSDS, etc.)
  • Calculates and coordinates packaging/label requirement to ensure a smooth production run of the finished good.
  • Resolves conflict and/or discrepancies concerning material at the vendor levels.
  • Works together with various internal departments including Quality Control, Sourcing, R&D, Graphics and resolves any manufacturing process issues related to purchase/raw materials.
  • Coordinates delivery and confirms with vendor that all materials are consistent with the specification and meeting delivery date.
  • Works with third party manufacturer or co-packer to ensure timely delivery of ordered material/product.
  • Controls the opening and closing of manufacturing and material orders from suppliers, vendors and co-packers.
  • Provides support for new product development and keeps supervisor apprised of all order statuses.
  • Coordinates and arranges transportation of material from the supplier to the co-packer facility or to the Jarrow Formulas distribution center.
  • Collaborates with Procurement Supervisor on developing, drafting and implementing Standard Operating Procedures (SoPs) related to Production functions to establish consistent guidelines.
  • Performs additional related job duties or projects as instructed by supervisor.

Additional special projects, tasks, duties and responsibilities as assigned by management


  • Minimum of 2-years of experience in the role of a Buyer in the dietary supplement, food, beverage, cosmetic, medical device or pharmaceutical industry
  • High School Diploma
  • Experience with contract manufacturers preferred
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Demonstrates positive attitude and strong people skills
  • Ability to cooperate with team members/leaders
  • Intermediate level of MS Office Suite such as Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Experience with ERP software, BatchMaster Enterprise specific is a plus

If you are interested and would like to take the opportunity, please reach out to me at 310.316.8523 or you can forward your email to and in the subject line put the job number you are applying for. 

 ** Please feel free to forward information to family and friends who might be interested**

Thank you for you time and hope to hear from you. 

Susana (Suzzie) Marin  
Volt Workforce Solutions
1515 West 190th Street #103 Gardena, CA 90248
310.316.8523 | 23507