Buyer in Kirkland, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

I have an open position for one of my aircraft manufacturing clients in Kirkland, WA who is seeking a Buyer for a 6-12 month contract role.

• Schedules and tracks the material deliveries based upon aircraft modification schedules and maintenance requirements.
• Confers with vendors to obtain product, data or service information such as price, availability and delivery schedule.
• Prepares purchase orders and bid requests.
• Basic negotiation and administration of agreements with suppliers and other representatives within scope of authority. 
• Estimates values according to knowledge of market price.
• Analyzes price proposals, financial reports and other data and information to determine reasonable prices.
• Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance and inventories.
• Support achievement of department metrics. 
• Maintains and reviews computerized records of items purchased, costs, delivery, product performance and inventories.
• Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control, users, vendors and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.
• Arbitrates claims and resolves complaints generated during performance of contract.
• Approves invoices for payment within scope of authority.
• Expedites delivery of goods to users.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer