Buyer in Fremont, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 1/9/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Fremont, CA
  • Duration:
    20 weeks
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  • Pay Rate
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is seeking a  Buyer to support a great company in Palo Alto, CA - for an immediate start!!!

Some of your duties will include:

  • Consults with customer production lines and manufacturing groups to understand demand forecasts; schedules material lots and reviewing pricing.
  • Serves as a liaison between the customer and supplier for product sourcing.
  • Enters inventory, purchasing, and QC data into applicable customer systems; assists in 3rd party vendor and item set-up.
  • Review and interpret contracts. 
  • Handles the purchasing of mechanical, electro-mechanical, and fabricated (raw and semi-finished materials) components used in the manufacturing of industrial sheet metal fabricating equipment.
  • Responsible to maintain accurate inventory of required components.
  • Mange and adjust supplier lead times.
  • Sends quotation request and analyzes orders as needed to ensure timely delivery of goods and services.
  • Resolves all discrepancies between vendor invoicing and purchase orders.
  • Coordinates the return of goods to the vendor when necessary.
  • Creates PO’s and enters transactions in ERP system. Maintains records and files

Skills and Experience:

  • Proven order management, forecasting knowledge, and/or expediting experience.
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite - Expert levels in Excel and Access
  • SAP experience is highly desirable.
  • Strong problem skills.
  • Ability to work independently to prioritize multiple competing tasks
  • 5 - 7  years recent, relevant experience 


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Bachelors preferred

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer