Buyer in Goleta, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 11/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Goleta, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $23.0 - $31.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions has a great opportunity for a Buyer in beautiful Goleta, CA. This position will be responsible for performing purchasing/planning functions. The main objective is to ensure purchased material is on-time with the right quantity to meet demand, quality requirements at the lowest possible price. We offer benefits and above market pay for someone that meets the qualifications below. 


  • Responsible for the activities related to the timely, cost effective procurement of materials, parts, components, equipment goods and services.
  • Manages day-to-day placement of purchase orders and ensures delivery of goods and services are in accordance with needs.
  • Manages day-to-day business activates with suppliers.
  • Responsible to follow and support purchase demand contracts and negotiated prices.
  • Will support strategic programs for sourcing, cost reduction and supplier auditing.
  • Coordinates purchasing activities with engineering and manufacture departments to ensure that materials in the supply chain are available as scheduled and inventory are maintained at minimum acceptable levels.


  • Must be familiar with an ERP/MRP system
  • Must be a self-starter, exercise good judgment, have good decision-making, and communication skills.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced progressive manufacturing environment.
  • Low cost country outsourcing and currency management experience is a plus.
  • Working knowledge and experience in pull systems, Kanban and JIT replenishment strategies.
  • Technical buying experience is a must.


Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required (preferably in Supply Chain Management, Business, or Engineering) with a minimum 5 years progressive experience in the field of procurement (preference: purchasing of mechanical, electronic components and assemblies

Compensation: Negotiable, DOE

Please respond to this ad or for immediate consideration, please call our Santa Barbara Volt Workforce Solutions office, at (805) 560-8658, to schedule an appointment. As a convenience, Volt can email you the application to be completed in advance of your appointment.

Volt Workforce Solutions Is An Equal Opportunity Employer