Senior Buyer in Goleta, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 4/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Goleta, CA
  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
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  • Pay Rate
    $70000.0 - $75000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

We are actively recruiting for a Senior Buyer to join the Purchasing Department.  The position reports to the Purchasing Manager.


The Senior Buyer’s main responsibilities are sourcing, RFQs, negotiations, PO processing, PO follow-up and expediting, and resolving technical issues.

Company purchased materials consist mainly of large machining, casting, forging and raw materials’ metal parts; subcontracting complex large hydraulic-electrical systems and mechanical assemblies; equipment, catalog parts and services.  Most of the purchased materials are custom build-to-order, and involve very complex specifications and quality requirements.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5 years’ purchasing experience
  • Knowledge of outside machining and assembly companies.
  • Technical purchasing experience or technical background
  • Ability to read technical drawings a plus
  • Proficient with MS Office, especially Excel
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally, sometimes on short notice.
  • Good oral and written English communication skills

Company offers competitive compensation, an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), a 401(k) Retirement Plan and comprehensive health insurance benefits. 

Our recruiter will initiate a phone call to you and give you immediate consideration should your resume meet the job requirements. Please rest assured that if your resume matches what is reflected in this job posting, you should receive a phone call from a Volt recruiter to discuss this position with you.

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Volt Workforce Solutions Is An Equal Opportunity Employer