Buyer/Planner in Bohemia, NY at Volt

Date Posted: 6/21/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Bohemia, NY
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $25.0 - $30.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

Position:   Buyer/Planner

Status:      6-month contract to hire

Location:  Bohemia, NY


Our client, a leading independent provider of specialized, embedded electronic and computing systems for rugged defense, industrial, and commercial applications, is seeking an experienced Buyer/Planner with manufacturing experience, particularly in electronics and within a government contractor environment.

Essential role and Responsibilities:

  • Researches, identifies, and selects suppliers, negotiates contracts, and arranges delivery.
  • Purchases a high volume and variety of parts, equipment, and materials, including non-trade purchasing activities.
  • Under general supervision, work as a member of the Material Team to ensure a steady flow of material through the plant.
  • Obtain goods and supplies from suppliers at the lowest cost consistent with consideration of quality, reliability of source and urgency of needs.
  • Obtains the best quality, service, and value for products and services through effective bidding, negotiation, and supplier management.
  • Purchases parts, equipment, and materials by preparing request for quotations and submitting purchase orders with approved suppliers.
  • Issues purchase orders and agreements that accurately reflect price, schedule, terms, and conditions as negotiated with suppliers. Maintains accurate lead times for assigned commodities.
  • Evaluates bids for standard and non-standard items. Selects suppliers for a variety of technical materials, supplies or services and negotiates price, delivery, quality, and service.
  • Develops alternate sources of supply by identifying and researching prospective suppliers.
  • Negotiates and settles rejections, losses, return of materials, over-shipments, cancellations, and engineering changes with suppliers.
  • Coordinates non-trade related purchasing activities with suppliers and internal functions of the company.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of purchasing and supply chain management experience in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Four-year college degree preferred; Two-year degree required.
  • Knowledge of ISO quality, environmental and safety requirements a plus.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills are required for effective interface with all internal and external contacts.

Please apply to position or contact Sondeep "Sunny" Singh at (317) 685-2200 for any questions and more details regarding this position.

Volt has been serving some of the nation's strongest companies for over 60 years. 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 its employees.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer