Buyer in Gardena, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Gardena, CA
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Leading worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. It serves the aerospace, power, and general industrial markets.

Position Summary:

Buyer is responsible for management of supplier base and is responsible for researching, developing, and improving purchasing practices for all goods purchased. Buyer will negotiate and propose agreements / contracts which will help to deliver value to company's stakeholders by ensuring service and quality, while maximizing the supplier's capabilities and reducing internal costs.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Secures quotes through sourcing and negotiations from qualified suppliers of necessary materials to obtain most favorable cost terms and services to meet production plan
  • Prepare plans and temporize long term agreements and conditions
  • Through discretion and independent judgment the buyer identifies cost saving and sourcing opportunities to assure supplier adherence to cost, on-time delivery, and quality
  • Monitor and evaluate supply chain activities including controlling supplier selection
  • Initiating, evaluating and tracking supplier cost, quality, and delivery
  • Look over logistics to be sure of materials timely delivery with proper documentation
  • Develop invitations to bid and administer bidding process for use in supplier selections
  • Performs other duties as necessary

Experience & Education

  1. Required:
  • Previous execution of LTA’s with the ability to demonstrate the resulting benefits
  • Familiarity with procurement metrics and MRP systems
  • Experience with Purchase Price Variance calculations
  • Demonstrated accomplishments related to sourcing decisions

  1. Desired:
  • 5-7 years of progressive procurement experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
  • Aerospace machining and secondary processing experience