Electronics Buyer in Kent, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/20/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Kent, WA
  • Duration:
    12 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $21.0 - $23.5/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Electronics Buyer

Job Description

This company located in Kent, WA (near Seattle) which designs, engineers, manufactures and certifies reliable digital in-flight entertainment and cabin management systems (IFE/CMS) for the corporate, private and VIP aircraft industry is seeking a Buyer for a contract opportunity.

The selected candidate will coordinate purchasing activities with manufacturing, planning and engineering departments to acquire inventory in a cost effective and timely manner. Processes purchase requisitions, purchase change orders and requests for quotes to suppliers. Responsible for procurement business system data input and integrity.

Performs cost analysis and volume planning. Develops new supply sources where vendors and suppliers are no longer competitive. Works with management to address all aspects of commodity management. Assist other areas to maintain timeliness of projects.

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree and possess 3-5 years electronics buying experience. Must have communication proficient. Collaboration skills.

Customer/Client Focus. Organizational Skills. Ethical Conduct. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility. Time Management. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear. 

The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts or is exposed to risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer