Buyer in Indianapolis, IN at Volt

Date Posted: 7/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt is seeking experienced candidates to procure diverse items including but not limited to complex assemblies, systems and equipment, COTS spares, repair services and support and specialized materials. This individual should also work to build and maintain supplier relationships and be able to work in a high volume environment.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Review technical statements of work (SOWs) for adequacy prior to sending to suppliers for quotations/proposals
  • Prepare requests for proposals and requests for quotation (RFPs, RFQs)
  • Conduct bidder's conferences
  • Analyze and evaluate proposals and quotations
  • Negotiate pricing, terms & conditions
  • Write pricing summaries and maintain accurate and compliant sourcing packages
  • Ensure compliance to Public Law (FAR/DFAR), as well as company and business policies and procedures, import/export regulations (ITAR/EAR) and employ sound business practice
  • Assesses supplier performance
  • Communicate effectively with various levels of management and functional departments including Supply Chain, Quality, and Engineering

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2+ years of related experience
  • Strong problem solving, negotiation, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a cross functional team environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a desire to create a positive work environment
  • Willingness to adapt and change to fluid processes and requirements
  • Excellent keyboard and MS Office skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain or a similar discipline, or 8+ years’ experience in lieu of education

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Prior experience in the negotiation and management of low dollar – high volume Purchase Orders and/ or sourcing of high mix, low volume material
  • Demonstrated ability to act independently and demonstrated success in influencing or achieving critical requirements including those related to cost and schedule performance
  • Working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations, ITAR, and Import/Export Regulations Experience in various subcontract types including but not limited to T&M, Labor Hour, FFP


This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.