Buyer - Contract in Goleta, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Goleta, CA
  • Job Type:
    Miscellaneous
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    5/8/2018
  • Job ID:
    114117
  • Pay Rate
    $23.0 - $31.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    805/560-8658

Job Description

Great opportunity for a contract Buyer that 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. We offer benefits and above market pay for someone that meets the qualifications below. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • 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.
  • Responsible to follow and support purchase demand contracts and negotiated prices.
  • 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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Must be familiar with an ERP/MRP system
  • Must be a self-starter, exercise good judgment, have good decision-making, and communication skills.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced progressive manufacturing environment.
  • Low cost country outsourcing and currency management experience is a plus.
  • Working knowledge and experience in pull systems, Kanban and JIT replenishment strategies.
  • Technical buying experience is a must.

EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required (preferably in Supply Chain Management, Business, or Engineering) with a minimum 5 years progressive experience in the field of procurement (preference: purchasing of mechanical, electronic components and assemblies

Compensation: Negotiable, DOE

Please attach a WORD Document and availability to meet with me Yessica Velazquez.

For immediate consideration, please call our Santa Barbara Volt Workforce Solutions office, at (805) 560-8658, to schedule an appointment. As a convenience, Volt can email you the application to be completed in advance of your appointment.

Volt Workforce Solutions Is An Equal Opportunity Employer