Buyer in Federal Way, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Duration:
    12 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $18.0 - $25.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    (253) 733-3087

Job Description

Buyer/Purchasing Agent- Kent, WA


Some of the Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintains records and files pertinent to purchasing information.
  • Compiles, records, and tracks pertinent purchasing data, activities and pricing date.
  • Checks deliveries of materials ordered and shipments received.
  • Negotiates and/or participates in negotiating contracts with suppliers.
  • Analyzes quotations received, selects or recommends suppliers and schedules deliveries.
  • Supervises preparation of orders and follows up to expedite delivery and shipment.
  • Takes action to ensure on-time delivery of material.
  • Coordinates return of rejected or unsuitable orders.
  • Responds to requests for purchasing data and status of material activities.
  • Maintain the highest ethical standards, even when challenged from above

Some of the Qualifications

  • Knowledge of technical and specialized materials and items purchases and sources of supply, purchasing techniques, policies and procedures
  • Strong PC skills to include Microsoft Office software suites.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills in order to work effectively with internal and external customers

Education/Previous Experience Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years' experience in Purchasing or Procurement

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer