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Purchasing Analyst in Bellmead, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 11/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Bellmead, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    96 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    11/12/2018
  • Job ID:
    148158
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    309/495-2098

Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions has an immediate opening for a Purchasing analyst located onsite at Caterpillar in Waco, TX.  

This role is responsible and accountable for the analysis and maintenance of purchasing and quality data including but not limited to; purchase orders, quotations, invoices, source catalogs, material rejection disposal reports, tooling records, supplier data and measurements. This role has responsibility for implementation of local or regional sourcing strategy, under the direction of their Manager and experienced Buyers.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.

Consult with Category Buyer, Select Suppliers, Prepare purchase orders, solicit 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.

Bachelor's degree in a financial discipline preferred (other disciplines considered).
2-4 years finance-related experience required.

-Intermediate to advanced skill in use of computer software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Visio, PowerPoint, purchasing systems, and e-mail systems is preferred.
-SAP is not required, but highly preferred.
-Purchasing/Procurement/Supply Relationship background preferred as differentiating factor
-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.

Volt is an EOE.

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