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Purchasing Analyst in Aurora, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 3/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Aurora, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    3/13/2019
  • Job ID:
    167112
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    309/495-2098

Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions has an immediate opening for a Buyer/Purchaser located in Aurora, IL onsite at Caterpillar.

The main function of a buyer is to purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. A typical buyer is responsible for buying goods and services for use by their company or organization. Job Responsibilities: Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability and other relevant factors. Purchase the highest quality merchandise at the lowest possible price and in correct amounts. Prepare purchase orders, solicit bid proposals, and review requisitions for goods and services. Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time and resolve problems related to undelivered goods. Skills: Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, negotiation skills and interpersonal skills. Ability to analyze financial reports, price proposals and other technical data. Ability to accurately document and record customer/client information. Ability to predict consumer buying patters. Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to purchasing. Knowledge of supply chain management. Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word and Excel. Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in finance or a related business field required. 0-2 years finance related experience required.

Volt is an EOE.