Buyer I in Chandler, AZ at Volt

Date Posted: 10/14/2019

Job Snapshot

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

Volt is seeking for a Buyer located in Chandler, AZ. Below is the job description, if still interested, apply today! You may also follow up on your status application by calling our office number: 1-800-595-8658 and simply ask for a recruiter.

Job Description

  • 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 the duties delegated by the Purchasing Manager.
  • Buyer has the responsibility to know and conduct all business in accordance with Procurement Policies and Procedures.
  • It is the responsibility of the Buyer to know or quickly learn enough about all the products and services with which he or she will transact business and to buy those products or services with the most favorable terms and conditions.
  • The Buyer must become familiar with the people in this organization with whom transactions will be conducted and to know enough about the business and products of this organizations to convey any unrestricted and required information accurately to suppliers.
  • Buyer is responsible to find the best source to meet this organization's objectives, to negotiate the most favorable agreement possible, and to prepare the documentation for that agreement in accordance with all Policies and Procedures, State and Federal laws and Regulations, so that the agreement protects interest. It is the responsibility of the Buyer to follow-up or expedite orders to see that they are delivered as scheduled.

Duties of the Buyer:

  • Check requisitions for completeness and clarity. Obtain necessary missing information where required. Diplomatically instruct requisitions 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 accounting to resolve any invoice issues
  • Keep the Purchasing Manager informed of all activities or problems and submit reports as requested by management

Analytical skills:

Microsoft Office/excel, attention to detail, negotiating skills, organization, ability to multitask

Top three skills: Aerospace purchasing experience. Knowledge of FAR and DFAR. Analyze bids and select supplier.

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