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Site Buyer in Mossville, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 6/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Mossville, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    6/8/2019
  • Job ID:
    177072
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    563/723-3700

Job Description

Volt is looking for an Site Buyer to work on-site with our customer in Mossville, IL on contingent assignment forecasted for 12 months The main function of a buyer is to purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. Job responsibilities will include the following:

  • Review and potentially optimize suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability and other relevant factors.
  • Approve purchases of the highest quality merchandise at the lowest possible price and in correct amounts.
  • Approve purchase orders, solicit bid proposals, and review requisitions for goods and services. Instruct staff on how to resolve problems related to undelivered goods.
  • Instruct staff on methods of negotiation, renegotiation and administration of contracts with suppliers, vendors and other representatives.
  • Confer with staff, users, and vendors to discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services and determine corrective action.
  • Evaluate and monitor contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to determine need for changes. 

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business or related discipline.
  • Prefer candidates with 2-4 year of procurement experience.
  • Previous experience or knowledge of supply management and transportation.
  • Previous SAP experience preferred.
  • Ability to quickly analyze and summarize large amounts of data.
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel Skills.
  • Negotiation experience.
  • Ability to lead and govern regular meetings with suppliers.  
  • Ability to prioritize highest value tasks for the enterprise.

This position is subject to US Export Controls. Must be a US Citizen or lawful permanent resident. 

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

For immediate consideration please email resume to bdexter@volt.com.We look forward to hearing from you soon.

If you do not meet all the qualifications of the position listed here, please be sure to go to http://jobs.volt.com to see the other positions we have available that you may qualify.