Sr. Procurement Officer in Santa Maria, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 8/25/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
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    $65000.0 - $70000.0/Year
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

We are seeking two experienced buyers to procure parts and materials for a large manufacturing company.  Some typical tasks will include:

  • Issue, enter, update and expedite purchase orders.
  • Provide drawings, specifications, delivery requirements and other information to suppliers.
  • Maintain communication with suppliers to ensure that supply, delivery and quality are within acceptable parameters, and that forecasted needs will be met. 
  • Document transactions in the ERP system.
  • Coordinate with other departments regarding changing requirements, and update suppliers. 
  • Participate in supplier monitoring activities, and escalate issues as needed.
  • Process RMA transactions.
  • Work closely with internal planning and sourcing groups and interact regularly with the production department, to understand and support procurement and delivery needs. 

Experience and knowledge:

  • Must have strong computer skills including ERP systems, e-mail and standard office software.
  • Working knowledge of POs, BOMs, RMA authorizations, and other relevant documentation; ability to read blueprints is preferred but will train.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and phone skills. 
  • Experience in automotive, aerospace, medical device or other highly regulated industry is preferred. 
  • Degree and/or certification relating to purchasing or supply chain management are highly desirable.  

Work environment is busy and fast-paced; positions require strong organizational skills, a sense of urgency, and the ability to work with limited supervision once trained.  

We have additional purchasing positions available; please inquire for details of our commodity buyer openings.

These are regular, full time positions which include comprehensive benefits packages.  Some relocation assistance is available.

For more information please contact Debbie at 805-349-1212.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.