Buyer/Planner in Portland, OR at Volt

Date Posted: 4/17/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Portland, OR
  • Job Type:
    Accounting
  • Duration:
    N/A
  • Date Posted:
    4/17/2018
  • Job ID:
    108911
  • Pay Rate
    $55000.0 - $60000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    503/227-3332

Job Description

Buyer / Planner

DIRECT HIRE OPPORTUNITY – LOCATED IN PORTLAND, OREGON

FULL TIME – SALARY $55K - $60K DOE

Are you an experienced Buyer / Planner with a minimum of 8 years’ experience in purchasing/scheduling for commercial and custom fabricated parts?  Looking for an exciting new job in 2018?  Then, please read further…

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Min 8+ years’ experience in purchasing/scheduling for both commercial off-the-shelf and custom fabricated parts including sheet metal, plastics, cables, and machined parts
  • Ability to quickly learn the company’s purchasing and inventory processes and procedures and adhere to the company’s standards of documentation and internal controls and to accurately and efficiently process and place purchase orders is a must.
  • Experience with Sage software – MAS 90, MAS 200 or MAS 500
  • Experience working with ERP and/or MRP systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively in a cross-functional team and knows when to ask for guidance.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge and understanding of supply chain activities.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and deliver on key deadlines
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings
  • Understanding of production scheduling
  • Ability to detect/analyze and help resolve problems and report information to appropriate personnel
  • Ability to work both independently and in a cross-functional team environment Can liaise across departments to solve problems
  • Knowledge of procurement rules and regulations
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing both internally and externally
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is a must
  • Must be able to self-organize workloads and manage all deadlines

 
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • APICS/CPM certification desired
  • Knowledge of accounting procedures involving procurement and planning
  • Understanding of Lean manufacturing principles

How to Apply: Please click on the link provided or email your Word formatted resume directly to Valerie Bullard at vbullard@volt.com and please include the job title in the subject line of your email. 

Volt has over 60 years of staffing experience. We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions. We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent/temporary positions. We offer our workers competitive pay and benefits, as well as educational programs and redeployment assistance.

In today’s job market, “who you know” matters more than ever – and that’s why you should get to know Volt.  We’re one of the world’s largest recruiting companies, yet our success is built one successful placement at a time.  Each of our recruiters has niche industry expertise and is committed to connecting top talent with respected companies. 

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.