Engineering Buyer in Irving, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 6/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Irving, TX
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  • Pay Rate
    $90000.0 - $95000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

Volt is seeking to hire a dynamic, high energy and accomplished  Engineering Commodities Buyer for a global company that provides hardware/software solutions to the cash processing/banking industry. 

This is a direct hire position that reports to the Supply Chain Manager.  The Commodities Buyer/Engineering Procurement Representative is responsible for Strategic Sourcing of components and assemblies and reports directly to the Supply Chain Manager. The role will focus on supplier selection for both current and new business with a major focus on cost reduction and quality improvements.


  • Supplier Selection and Development for both current and forward programs, work closely with Engineering to ensure only the best suppliers are designed in order to Achieve lowest Total Cost of Ownership (Price, Lead Times, Quality, Payment Terms, T&C’s)
  • Ensure company and site cost targets are achieved
  • Deliver company quality targets from supply base
  • Manage Supplier Disputes and Exit Strategies
  • Ensure Early Supply Involvement with Engineering on future programs and VA/VE activities
  • Manage a program where suppliers actively make Cost Reduction suggestions

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Degree in Design or Manufacturing Engineering
  • Commercial awareness of market trends and emerging economies
  • Proven Negotiation Skills
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (preferably Black Belt)
  • Experience of working in a EMS or Automotive environment
  • Must have worked with suppliers in China / India

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

For more information, please call Debbie Linville at 317-599-4893.