Buyer/Purchasing 1 in East Peoria, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 8/23/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    96 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    8/23/2019
  • Job ID:
    193760
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

Volt has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals. We are seeking a Buyer/Purchaser!  This is a contingent position forecasted for 24 Months in East Peoria, IL.

Description/Comment:

Summary: The main function of a buyer is to purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. A typical buyer is responsible for buying goods and services for use by their company or organization.

Job Responsibilities:

Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability and other relevant factors. Purchase the highest quality merchandise at the lowest possible price and in correct amounts. Prepare purchase orders, solicit bid proposals, and review requisitions for goods and services. Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time and resolve problems related to undelivered goods.

Skills:

Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, negotiation skills and interpersonal skills. Ability to analyze financial reports, price proposals and other technical data. Ability to accurately document and record customer/client information. Ability to predict consumer buying patters. Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to purchasing. Knowledge of supply chain management. Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word and Excel.

Required:

  • Project management
  • At least 1 year Project Management experience
  • Bachelors degree or HS Diploma with 10+ years experience
  • Multitasking critical

Desired Skills: Procurement experience

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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.