Purchasing Buyer in Stafford, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 3/21/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Stafford, TX
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Direct Hire in SW Houston for Purchasing Buyer $40-50K 

The Buyer manages the supply chain to support the overall needs of the business (sourcing and negotiating with new and existing suppliers, materials, and services as needed to increase capacities, improve quality and reduce costs); review weekly demand requirements and place purchase orders as needed to meet those requirements; and participate in team activities as required.

Job Description:

• Regularly review demand requirements and place purchase orders with designated suppliers to support Material Requirements Planning (MRP).

 • Maintain system pricing and dates for materials and services.

 • Resolve Accounting issues involving price or count discrepancies.

• Resolve quality and or delivery issues with suppliers.

• Generate and review weekly reports to support overall material plan.

• Regularly communicate supplier issues to other team members within the group (on-time delivery, quality, etc.)

• Evaluate supplier performance and report trends to management.

• May perform other duties as needed.


 • Associates Degree in Supply Chain Desired but not required.  Lighting, or related Field with 1-2 years of Purchasing or Production Scheduling/Planning or 3-5 years’ experience in Purchasing or Production Scheduling/Planning

• Negotiating skills.

• Commodity knowledge across a wide spectrum of materials and services.

• Knowledge of MRP required.

• Ability to handle multiple priorities.

Our environment is fast paced and challenging with a staff that is proud of their work and contributions they make to the company.

****VOLT is an Equal Opportunity Employer***