Purchasing Analyst in Lafayette, IN at Volt

Date Posted: 5/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Lafayette, IN
  • Job Type:
    Miscellaneous
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    5/9/2018
  • Job ID:
    114348
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    248/971-8101

Job Description

Volt is currently seeking a Purchasing Analyst.

Candidate Responsibilities

Summary: Perform procurement functions to support the assembly of large engines. Education/Experience: Bachelors degree. Five years working in manufacturing Operations, Logistic or Supply Chain. Skills and Competencies: Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, attention to detail and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and manage one's time. General knowledge of production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods. Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and production methods. Knowledge of computer software, such as MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, etc. Major Job Duties and Responsibilities: Manage procurement of material from international and domestic suppliers.

Responsibile to manage the procurement of material from international and domestic suppliers to support manufacturing build schedules. Monitor MRP planning activity and supplier schedules and collaborate with suppliers as needed with a focus on supplier on time shipping performance. Arrange freight with internal logistics division and external carriers. Communicate daily with manufacturing floor and Engineering to understand and reconcile part availability issues. Typical supply base will range from 60 - 85 suppliers. REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree any area - - 3-5 years of experience - - Microsoft Office - - Procurement or purchasing experience - -


Typical Day
95% at the desk, and 5% in meetings. Work hours can fall in the the range of 6:30am to 4:00p.

Education Requirement
Bachelor's Degree in any area

Technical Skills
Experience in a Procurement, Purchasing or Logistics role.

Soft Skills
Ability to build relationships quickly and manage multiple issues at once. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and email, are paramount to success.

Volt has been serving some of the nation's strongest companies for over 60 years. We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees. We are a Six Sigma company that also offers many employment opportunities.

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