Buyer/Purchaser 2 in East Peoria, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 11/23/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    16 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    11/23/2019
  • Job ID:
    198299
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    563-723-3700

Job Description

Volt has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals! We are seeking a Buyer/Purchaser 2.  This is a contingent position forecasted for 4 Months in East Peoria, IL.

Responsibilities:

This group leads the IT Procurement function globally for CAT and provides support to all IT functions within CAT

Typical Day:

There is no typical day in a buyers role in CAT IT Procurement. It includes negotiating with suppliers, gathering internal requirements from BU stakeholders, providing updates to stakeholders, attending regular meetings including staff meetings or stand up meetings with BU, reviewing contracts with internal teams or legal and other ad hoc requests from internal stakeholders

Education Requirements:

Any Bachelor’s degree

Technical Skills:

  • 1-3 years of experience in procurement of IT products and services
  • Negotiation and contract management experience
  • Previous category team and/or product team experience
  • A very basic knowledge of IT commodity categories is helpful

Soft Skills:

  • Self-starter, able to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Analytical, problem solving, and project leadership expertise
  • Effective communicator, in written and oral form
  • Basic knowledge of current IT trends, vendor capabilities and changes within the technology landscape for traditional and emerging solutions

Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

If you do not meet all the qualifications of the position listed here, please be sure to go to http://jobs.volt.com to see the other positions we have available that you may qualify.