Senior Purchasing Buyer/Planner in Flower Mound, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 8/1/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
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  • Pay Rate
    $75000.0 - $75000.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions has partnered with a manufacturing company that develops and sells proprietary nutritional supplements and topical products through a network marketing system of independent distributors to help them identify an Experienced Senor Purchasing Buyer/Planner. 

To qualify for this opportunity, you must have demonstrated ability to purchasing, planning and inventory management functions related to domestic and international suppliers and distribution centers. You will work closely with both internal and external contacts to ensure proper and effective communication for best managing inventory.


  • Purchase finished goods and promotional materials utilizing JDE transaction functionality
  • Analyze product forecasts, historical usage and marketing promotions to plan and execute inventory purchases
  • Support new product and global market launches
  • Ability to interact effectively with Accounting, Finance, Distribution, Regulatory Affairs, QA, Global Logistics and International Operations as well as inventory teams
  • Utilizing JD-Edwards Purchasing and Inventory Management functionality, drive daily and weekly reporting necessary for effective buying and inventory management decisions
  • Evaluate, analyze, and manage inventory in all assigned DC locations to ensure consistent stock availability and maximum inventory turns
  • Initiate PO’s and transfers of inventory based on data analysis of product sales forecasts, lead-times, lot/expiry data and inventory projections


  • In-depth Knowledge the JD Edwards ERP System: 5-7 years of JDE experience in purchasing, planning, cost and inventory management process functions in a global market environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Supply Chain, Purchasing, and/or Inventory Management certifications desirable
  • Strong analytical skills required as well as ability to multi-task
  • Strong excel skills required; proficiency with V look-ups, pivot tables and graphing
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to recognize financial and service implications of business decisions.
  • Team-oriented and able to work independently

If you are looking for a great opportunity and meet our client’s qualifications, don’t look no more.  Please submit your resume for consideration. 

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer