Buyer in Burbank, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Burbank, CA
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  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is partnered with an Burbank based Aerospace Company and we are looking for a Buyer to work a 6 month temporary assignment.  The qualified candidate will have a High School Diploma or equivalent.  Minimum of 3 years purchasing experience - preferably Aerospace experience.  

In this role you will directly report to the Purchasing Manager and be responsible for:

  • Clarifies specifications through Engineering and requisitioning departments for items to be purchased.
  • Interviews suppliers’ representatives for obtaining information on new ideas, materials, methods, equipment, etc.
  • Buy standard and non-standard items, and negotiate for vendors’ services in accordance with established purchasing practice and procedure.
  • Purchase these items and services at a minimum cost, consistent with required specifications, workmanship, volume and delivery schedule.
  • Responsible to advise supervisor of impending vendor failure to fulfill contractual agreements, or any other problems that may delay production, after exhausting all means within degree of delegated authority to solve such problem.
  • Keeps Estimating Department informed on price changes for material or supplies.
  • Prepares purchase orders, status reports, and follow-up reports consistent with company or departmental procedures and the direction of the purchasing manager.
  • Consistent with degree of authority delegated by superior, make decisions relative to such matters as selection of vendors, acceptance of bids, disposition of rejected items, approval of rework charges and adjustment of invoice discrepancies.
  • Perform follow-up operations within the company or in vendors, shops, to accomplish delivery of purchased items per schedule. Sit in a liaison capacity between company personnel and vendor representatives ensuring that vendors are supplied with need tools, materials, specifications and to obtain solution to procurement problems.
  • Other Duties: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

This is a 6-7 month temporary assignment working 1st shift.  Position pays $24.00/hr

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer