Buyer in Goleta, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Goleta, CA
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $20.0 - $25.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Are you looking for a Buyer Position in the Santa Barbara area? Apply today to be a part of a great company that manufactures high performance scientific instruments.

Volt Workforce Solutions is seeking an energetic and reliable Buyer. This successful candidate will be responsible for performing purchasing/planning functions. The main objective is to ensure purchased material is on-time with the right quantity to meet demand, quality requirements at the lowest possible price.

Job Description:
Job Title: Buyer 
City: Santa Barbara
State: California
Job Duration: Temp to Hire
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time 
Schedule: M-F
Pay Rate $20-25 an hour

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for the activities related to the timely, cost effective procurement of materials, parts, components, equipment goods and services
  • Manages day-to-day placement of purchase orders and ensures delivery of goods and services are in accordance with needs.
  • Manages day-to-day business activates with suppliers.
  • Will support strategic programs for sourcing, cost reduction and supplier auditing.
  • Coordinates purchasing activities with engineering and manufacture departments to ensure that materials in the supply chain are available as scheduled and inventory are maintained at minimum acceptable levels.
  • Monitors and reports out on department KPI’s.
  • Involved in the purchase/price negations of material suppliers, equipment and services. Solicits bids, analyzes quotes, and selects/recommends suppliers.
  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors like end of life product, sole source constraint, geographic conditions and supplier consolidation. 


Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required (preferably in Supply Chain Management, Business, or Engineering) with a minimum 2 years progressive experience in the field of procurement (preference: purchasing of mechanical, electronic components and assemblies)

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.

 *For IMMEDIATE consideration please submit your updated resume or call Volt Workforce Solutions at 805-560-8658 for more information about this position.*

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