Direct Entry Materials Buyer

  • Job Reference: 425342224-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Yoh
  • Location: San Jose, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Direct Entry Materials Buyer needed for an 18 month contract to hire opportunity with Yoh's client located in San Jose, California.

The Big Picture - Top Skills You Should Possess:

  • Solid interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Effective time management skills


What You Will Be Doing:

  • Negotiates pricing and other terms of purchase under supervision
  • Manages non -strategic suppliers
  • Quotes materials; procures materials, components, equipment and services at the lowest cost consistent with consideration of quality, reliability of source and urgency of need
  • Expedites and ensures the timely receipt of materials
  • Coordinates purchasing activities with manufacturing and engineering departments to maintain inventory at planned levels. Interfaces with Accounting and Receiving to resolve problems
  • Works with engineering and MPM or SCM to recommend new suppliers.
  • Issues RFQs, analyzes proposals, negotiates prices and delivery, issues and/or adjusts purchase orders in a timely manner
  • Follows-up on orders, verifies delivery, approves payment, and maintains necessary records
  • Negotiates vendor contracts, as appropriate. Follows purchasing business processes.
  • Reviews MRP on a regular basis; executes and cancels pull ins, push outs and planner orders as prioritized
  • Demonstrates conceptual knowledge of theories, practices and procedures within a discipline
  • Applies general knowledge of business developed through education or past experience
  • Accountable for developing technical contribution
  • Uses existing procedures to solve standard problems; analyzes information and standard practices to make judgments
  • Works within standardized procedures and practices to achieve objectives and meet deadlines
  • Exchanges straightforward information, asks questions and checks for understanding

What You Need to Bring to the Table:

  • 2 years of experience
  • Bachelor's degree

What's In It For You?

We welcome you to be a part of the largest and legendary global staffing companies to meet your career aspirations. Yoh's network of client companies has been employing professionals like you for over 65 years in the U.S., UK and Canada. Join Yoh's extensive talent community that will provide you with access to Yoh's vast network of opportunities and gain access to this exclusive opportunity available to you.

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits
  • 401K Retirement Saving Plan
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Direct Deposit & weekly e-payroll
  • Employee Discount Program's
  • Referral Bonus Program's

Opportunity is Calling, Apply Now!

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