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Jr. Buyer in Kennesaw, GA at Volt

Date Posted: 11/22/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Kennesaw, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $24.25 - $24.25/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Volt is currently searching for Jr. Buyer position in Kennesaw, GA. The job requirements are listed below. 

Area of of Expertise:

Acquisition of electronic components, supply items and other resources required by the company. 

Area of Focus/Skills:

  • Buying/Procurement and the associated aspects of such 
  • Possess knowledge of electronic components. 
  • Ability to interact with key suppliers in an ongoing basis. 
  • Review purchase requirements and place orders as necessary. 
  • Follow up with suppliers responses for receipt and complete acknowledgement of orders. 
  • Reschedule orders to ensure material arrives at the most opportune time. 
  • MS Word & MS Excel experience is a must. 
  • Negotiate with suppliers to agree on pricing, terms, conditions, delivery, stocking programs and lead-times.
  • Monitor supplier performance. 
  • Recommend  LTA (Long term agreement) and blanket purchase order contracts with select suppliers
  • Proficient with Lotus Notes and MS Powerpoint is a plus 
  • Motivated, Dependable,and Detail Oriented. 

Level of Responsibility:

  • Assigned to projects or tasks within functional discipline. 
  • Depends upon management for direction and guidance. 
  • Understand the basic concepts of MRP (Material Requirement Planning)
  • Ability to work with others beyond immediate group. 

Educational Requirements:  

  • AA/AS Degree w/ 1-3+ years experience 
  • BA/BS Degree w/ 0-2+ years experience