Buyer I in Chandler, AZ at Volt

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Chandler, AZ
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    8/9/2018
  • Job ID:
    130176
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    919-782-7440

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.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS
 

  • 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.


EDUCATION
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: http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Pay Rate is based on experience.