Buyer in Marietta, OH at Volt

Date Posted: 3/19/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Marietta, OH
  • Duration:
    20 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    (717) 692-2104

Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is hiring for a Buyer for our client in Marietta, Ohio.

Starting wage is $18.75

Job Responsibilities:

The Buyer performs all functions needed to ensure the lowest total cost of purchased materials, drives continuous improvement with assigned suppliers and supports the success of the factory to provide a dependable supply chain of material and services. The successful Buyer owns the responsibility and accountability of the Supplier’s performance in meeting the demands of the factory.

Job Requirements:

*Perform activities related to the purchasing of materials, equipment and services for internal company use.

*Implements and communicates company policies and procedures for purchasing.

*Reviews purchase requests for completeness and compliance with company requirements; negotiates   with suppliers and approves purchases of authorized amounts or size.

*Maintains and updates purchasing orders, systems, and documentation.

*Monitors the cost, schedule and performance metrics of contracts and subcontracts. 

*Interfaces with Corporate and Group Category Managers. 

*Lead and drive cost take out projects, supplier consolidation and supplier improvement projects

*Will be expected to perform project management tasks as a Leader or team member.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or engineering.
  • Minimum 2 years business experience in a Procurement / Sourcing / Engineering position.
  • Advanced skills in Excel.
  • Experience in MRP / ERP systems.
  • Possess a basic technical understanding of how to interpret drawings /specifications.
  • Experienced in supplier consolidation and product transfer initiatives.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • C.P.M., APICS, CPIM certification preferred
  • Project management experience
  • Global procurement experience
  • Experienced in managing contract manufacturers

For questions or immediate consideration please email or call 513-302-4465.

Volt Is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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