Volt Workforce Solutions Buyer I in Boise, Idaho

Buyer I in Boise, ID at Volt

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contingent

  • Location: Boise, ID

  • Job Type: Marketing & Sales

  • Duration: 24 weeks

  • Date Posted: 12/5/2018

  • Job ID: 152192

  • Contact Name Volt Branch

  • Phone 208-375-9930

Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions has partnered with a company specializing in the Semiconductor market looking for a Buyer to join their team in Boise. We are seeking a driven, hands on Buyer to join the team that specializes in engineered materials and coating solutions for semiconductor applications worldwide.

This is a temp-to-hire position and is offered 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday Friday.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Purchases low to intermediate dollar goods and services requiring excellent internal/external communications.

  • Purchases items that are typically sourced from a known supplier and are reviewed and approved at higher levels in Purchasing and within the customer group.

  • Purchase order management including placement, tracking, expediting, changing or amending and order closure.

  • Coordinate sourcing and order activity with using organizations and individual requestors.

  • Coordinate with the supplier, requestor, finance, stores, shipping and receiving and corporate, as necessary to resolve out of control conditions within the procurement process.

  • Manage small blanket supply contract for both materials and services as required.

  • Generate and maintain the detailed planning, forecasting, ordering, analyzing, expediting, and follow-up tools for commodities purchased.

  • Balances conceptual/relationship responsibilities with a high volume of tasks oriented functions.

  • Considers the impact of decisions and acts in the best interest of the department and company.

  • Assists internal customers in defining requirements, researching alternate sources and assessing the financial health of suppliers.

  • Negotiates pricing, delivery and terms with suppliers.


  • One to three years’ experience in Purchasing or related field

  • Ability to work in a team environment to complete goals, while also working alone on projects.

  • Basic PC skills with proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software packages, especially spreadsheet applications.

  • Familiar with business and purchasing concepts and strategies such as e-business, supply chain management, and industry best practices.

  • Good written and verbal skill required. Able to take detailed and well-organized notes to summarize meeting results, agreements, action items, and problems.

  • Schedules and runs meetings and conference calls with internal customers and suppliers effectively.

  • Presents professional image inside and outside company.

  • Maintains well-developed and effective follow through and customer feedback systems

This is a temp-to-hire position ; the goal is to convert temps anywhere from 3 to 6 months. If converted, you will be eligible for a great benefit package available the first of the month. You will not need to wait through another probationary period before you receive benefits.

The benefit package includes: *If granted a full time position at the company*

  • Health Insurance (with only a $500 deductible)- Free for Employee

  • Dental Insurance- Free for Employee

  • Life Insurance- Free for Employee

  • Short Term Disability- Free for Employee

  • Long Term Disability- Free for Employee

Additional benefits include: 401K with a discretionary match program, paid holidays, and paid time off. In addition to the benefit package, it is a wonderful place to work! They work hard together and share the profits - through great employee and family events as well as bonuses.

To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com

Volt has over 60 years of staffing experience. We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions. We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent/temporary positions. We offer our workers competitive pay and benefits, as well as educational programs and redeployment assistance.

VOLT is an Equal Opportunity Employer

In order to promote this harmony in the workplace and to obey the laws related to employment, Volt maintains a strong commitment to equal employment opportunity without unlawful regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or parental status, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.