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Operations Buyer

Company: Altec Industries , Inc.
Location: Creedmoor
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Why Join Altec?
Take a Career Step
Altec was founded based upon values that place the customer first, and view people as our greatest strength!
Altec Inc. is a financially stable company with a history of continuous growth, providing a pool of resources to draw on for support and with a focus on continuous improvement.
Advancement opportunities exist, with relocation potential around the country.

Altec specializes in the design, manufacture, sale, and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, telecom, and specialty equipment, supporting customers in over 100 countries throughout the world.

Apply at https://careers.altec.com

Customer First Enjoyment of Work Family Financial Stability Integrity People Are Our Greatest Strength Quality Spiritual Development Teamwork

Join Altec's Material Team
As an Operations Buyer at Altec you will be responsible for purchasing materials, equipment, and supplies from vendors. - Evaluate vendor quotes and/or services to determine the most desirable suppliers.
Qualifications:
High School Degree or equivalent required.
Four-Year Bachelor Degree or APICS or NSPM certification required
Microsoft Office suite experience required.
Excel and Word required.
One year industry experience preferred.
Knowledge of supply chain priceiples and concepts preferred
Prior Oracle experience preferred.
Major Responsibilities:
Purchases components and services related to the manufacture of finished product, maintenance, repair and operations
Makes transportation arrangements for merchandise and ensures compliance with corporate transportation guidelines
Expedites components for faster delivery dates to meet production requirements
Authorizes payment of invoices
Researches and resolves receipt discrepancies
Arranges for the return of merchandise
Manages part deliveries and reschedules/cancels incoming shipments to meet production demand
Coordinates with suppliers to obtain desired products
Maintains system data integrity
Operates spreadsheets and word processing software
Performs other recordkeeping duties
All other duties as assigned
Other Position Specifications:
Some travel (up to 10%) may be required.
Must be customer service oriented
Must be able to maintain company confidentiality
Should be able to handle stress and deadlines well
Must be willing to participate in Continuous Improvement Initiatives
Responsibility for Safety:
Safety In everything we do
Responsibility to Prevent Errors:
Ensures appropriate reviews have been performed as needed for high quality
Mental Alertness:
Continuous attention to all job functions ensuring quality products
Communication with Others:
Requires outside and inside contacts to carry out company policy and programs; Improper handling will have considerable effect on operational results; Must often deal with matters requiring explanation, persuasion and obtaining of approvals
T he job level is able to be adjusted at time of hire, if the candidate meets the qualifications for jobs of a more experienced level in the career path.
Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program, Retirement 401(k) Program, Vacation and Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts, Tuition Assistance Program, Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program, Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.

Keywords: Altec Industries , Inc., Durham , Operations Buyer, Other , Creedmoor, North Carolina

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