Buyer I in Chandler, AZ at Volt

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Chandler, AZ
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  • Duration:
    48 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is looking for a Buyer for our client, a leading aerospace and defense contractor After reading the job info below, if interested, email an updated resume (in Word format).

Job Title: Buyer

Location: Chandler, AZ

Job Description

The Buyer is responsible to work with a minimum of direction or supervision to purchase materials, equipment, supplies and services in accordance with Procurement Policies and Procedures, and accomplish all of the duties delegated by the Purchasing Manager.


  • Check requisitions for completeness and clarity. Obtain necessary missing information where required. Diplomatically instruct requisitioners or specifiers on what data is necessary to obtain good product.
  • Investigate and develop sources of supplies.
  • Prepare bid specifications, issues bid requests.
  • Obtain and analyze bids in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Select Suppliers, prepare purchase orders or other agreements as necessary and check them for accuracy and completeness before issuing.
  • Review acknowledgements for agreement with purchase orders and resolve any discrepancies with the supplier to the best possible advantage for this organization.
  • Follow-up or expedite orders as necessary to meet schedules.
  • Work with Supplier and internal accounting to resolve any invoice issues
  • Keep the Purchasing Manager informed of all activities or problems and submit reports as requested by management.


  • Minimum 4 years’ experience working in a similar function preferably within the aerospace/defense industry
  • Strong Negotiations Skills.
  • Demonstrated success in change management and continuous improvement.
  • Use of business knowledge, innovative thinking and sound judgment to effectively resolve problems.
  • Self-starter, detail oriented, result driven.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint.
  • Experienced with use of an automated ERP system.

Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or Business Administration with a focus on Supply Chain management and logistics required.

As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of support.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.  Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration. Submit your resume today! To learn more about Volt, please visit: and to see more of our job postings, please visit:

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Pay Rate is based on experience.