Buyer - 23 in Aurora, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 5/12/2018

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Buyer 23

Aurora, Illinois

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Location:

Aurora, Illinois

Category:

Industrial

Employee Type:

Contingent

Duration:

36 weeks

Pay Rate:

29.00 Per Hour

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Date Posted:

12/12/2017

Job ID:

85513

Contact

Rene Elizondo

Phone:

630-874-9925

Volt has been serving some of the nation's strongest companies for over 60 years. We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees. We are a Six Sigma company that also offers many direct hire, full-time positions.

Role Title: Buyer 23

Duration: Contract 36 weeks.  - Day Shift

Location: Aurora, IL

Start: As soon as possible

Shift: 8am to 5:00pm (Overtime/after hours calls mandatory)

The Site Buyer is primarily responsible for providing purchasing solutions expertise using Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development, Management (QCLDM) to deliver maximum value in developing, communicating, and/or implementing a local or regional sourcing strategy for a specific client business unit. Eight to ten years relevant experience required. Experience leading projects as well as teams, suppliers, and customers to effective solutions. Fluency (able to speak, read, write, and comprehend fluently) in English. Ability to demonstrate strong interpersonal, analytical, leadership, and project management skills to develop close working relationships with others both inside and outside of the client

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managing policies
  • Agreements
  • Source catalogs and special purchasing programs.
  • Supporting specific Product line(s) and New Product Introduction (NPI) programs.
  • Liaise with the corresponding Category/Platform based Buyers

Essential Functions:

  • Follow all site Safety and Security Procedures at all times, attend required safety trainings.
  • Large wheel loaders, product facing, and purchasing
  • Travel Requirement 25-50%
  • Potential Assignment Travel Locations Within the US, and potentially worldwide.

Skills/Experience Requirements:      

  • Develop strategic suppliers for LWL. Participate in strategic sourcing plans with products in purchasing groups.
  • Print reading, understanding of manufacturing engineering processing, basic computer skills.
  • Some college experience required.
  • Good communication skills and teamwork
  • MUST BE ABLE TO WORK OVERTIME AS NEEDED, INCLUDING EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS.
  • Position involves frequently carrying 25 pounds and occasional lifting of 25-40 pounds.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Volt Workforce Solutions welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.