Buyer/Purchasing 2 in Peoria, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 9/16/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Peoria, IL
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  • Duration:
    48 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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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 1 Year in Peoria, IL.


The main function of a buyer is to purchase services for various facilities and supporting other buyers with their projects. A typical buyer is responsible for buying services for use by the company.

Job Responsibilities:

Establish a project timeline, execute the project RFP, update work coordinator on project status and support needs, negotiation with suppliers participating on the project, analyze the data and information as part of the project, present findings to stakeholders, work with the purchasing team to execute legal agreements. Support the team with resolving analysis problems, supplier performance problems, negotiations, and administrative functions. Evaluate and monitor contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to determine need for changes.


Excellent verbal and written communication skills, self motivated, team player, 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. Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to purchasing. Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word and Excel.


  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, manufacturing, engineering, supply chain management or a related business field required
  • 2-4 years finance related experience required
  • 2-4 years related experience required
  • If no degree, 6 years of experience required
  • Demonstrated analysis and negotiations experience required
  • Project management experience desired

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.

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