Associate Buyer I / Solar Parts Specialist in Houston, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 5/8/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Houston, TX
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  • Duration:
    100 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

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One of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial gas turbines is looking for a Parts Specialist, full-time open-ended contract with the ability for flexible hours and customer-oriented attitude.

Their foundation is people and the culture is one where individual contributions are valued, diversity in the workplace is encouraged, and safety is emphasized in all aspects of the business. The team is comprised of a dedicated and multi-talented workforce of more than 7,000 employees with decades of experience working as a global team. 

Job Description

This position reports directly to the Manager, Order Administration or a senior employee who functions as supervisor. Peers in the department include more experienced people in the same job family and one administrative person in the local office. These individuals are assigned specific customer accounts. The volume and complexity of the accounts are matched to their breadth and depth of skills/experience and their level within the job family. This level handles difficult orders processed in the office. More experienced employees provide assistance with complex orders.

The incumbent applies the knowledge gained in working in related jobs and receives very general guidance from the manager and more senior department staff. There are written department policies, procedures that provide guidance regarding the appropriate actions to complete most tasks. Unique cases require research and verification of precedence or best practices.

This position has substantial direct client interface and represents the company to key accounts and prospective new clients.

Internal contacts include all of the following: Finance, Treasury, Traffic, Legal, Contracts, Item Master Maintenance, Planning, Purchasing, Field Service, Project Management, Asset Management Services, and the Ontario Warehouse staff.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in business related field (Finance, Accounting, Business Admin, etc.) preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years related experience in a Customer Relationship role.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required
  • MS Office
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration
  • Marketing or the equivalent in relevant work experience is the strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in a second language is strongly desired (Spanish and Portuguese are the languages most in demand)
Minimum Education Level Bachelors Degree Minimum Years Experience 1 to 3 Travel Requirements None to minimal