Purchasing Agent in Santa Maria, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 7/25/2019

Job Snapshot

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    Direct Hire
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    $70000.0 - $80000.0/Year
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

We have two excellent opportunities for supply chain professionals who are experienced in negotiating strategic purchasing agreements.  Utilizing KPIs and other data from various departments, you will develop a strategy to decrease costs and improve on time delivery. 

- Identify suppliers, assess their capabilities, negotiate pricing and terms, and secure program-oriented contracts to procure commodities for high mix, low volume manufacturing. 

- Maintain supplier relationships, monitor performance, and act as escalation point for the tactical procurement team regarding assigned commodities.  

- Work closely with program management, engineering and quality departments. 

Must have the ability to read blueprints and understand technical specifications.  Strong negotiation and contract management skills are essential, as are excellent communication, interpersonal and computer skills.  Background in automotive, aerospace or other manufacturing industries will be considered.  

We have additional purchasing positions available; please inquire for details of our production buyer openings.

These are regular, full time positions which include comprehensive benefits packages.  Some relocation assistance is available.

For more information please contact Debbie at 805-349-1212.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.