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Virginia Transformer Corp

220 Glade View Drive NE

Roanoke, Virginia 24012






Summary:  This position is responsible for quotation solicitation/analysis and purchasing of assigned products in accordance with guidelines determined by the Materials Manager.


Essential functions include, but are not limited to:

  1. Obtain and distribute material specifications for quotes.
  1. Analyze quotations and make recommendations to supervisor for material changes.
  1. Negotiate services and material prices etc.
  1. Prepare purchase orders for order placement.
  1. Assure vendor performance.
  1. Maintain accurate and up-to-date vendor history file.
  1. Source new vendors and materials.
  1. Keep supervisor informed of economic situations to insure cost effectiveness of materials.
  1. Inform supervisor of material price changes.
  1. Keep all history cards up-to-date.
  1. Complete weekly cost reduction sheets.
  1. Expedite all assigned orders.
  1. Satisfy all work performance requirements as determined by supervisor, as well as all attendance guidelines as established by the April 1991 Employee Handbook.


Accountability:  Reports to Purchasing Manager


Worker Specifications:


  1. Two to four (2-4) years commercial buying experience in related industry.
  1. Keen, aggressive communications (particularly in negotiation) and organizational skills.
  1. Established math proficiency.



  1. Two to four (2-4) years buying experience in transformer or closely-related industry.
  1. Vocational or college-level training in purchasing.

Note:  VTC management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties/specifications of this position at any time.


 Virginia Transformer Corp offers a competitive benefits package.  If you seek a challenge and opportunity in a fast paced growing company please send resume and wage history to:


Virginia Transformer Corp

Attn: Human Resources

220 Glade View Drive NE

Roanoke, Virginia 24012


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Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply


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