Senior Buyer in Fitchburg, WI at Volt

Date Posted: 10/4/2021

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Job Description

Sr. Buyer-New Product Development-Madison

Volt Technical Resources is seeking a Sr. Buyer for NPD for an career-opportunity with our client for their Madison Facility.


  • Serve as a commodity specialist by tracking and reporting market trends and economic conditions affecting assigned commodities.
  • Identify high-risk supply chains and implement contingency plans internally and externally.
  • Develop accurate material cost forecasts based on market/industry/economic factors and suppliers’ pricing strategies.
  • Lead and/or support supplier improvement initiatives and supplier quality assessments/audits.
  • Develop material and component cost models within commodity responsibilities to accurately predict future material costs for the organization.
  • Select and qualify suppliers based on Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) incorporating customer needs, organizational goals, and market conditions.
  • High level of interpersonal and organizational savv
  • Exudes leadership qualities
  • Intermediate knowledge of materials and manufacturing methods/processes.


  • Bachelors or better in Supply Chain or related field.
  • Excellent customer service and computer skills
  • 5-8+ years of purchasing experience in manufacturing
  • Prior experience working with New Product Development

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer