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Corporate Buyer

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

Essential Functions include, but are not limited to:

  1. Analyze MRP and prepare purchase orders for order placement.
  2. Obtain and distribute material specifications for quotes.
  3. Analyze quotations and make recommendations for material changes.
  4. Negotiate services and material prices etc.
  5. Assure vendor performance.
  6. Maintain accurate and up to date vendor history file.
  7. Source new vendors and materials.
  8. Keep management informed of economic situations to insure cost effectiveness of materials.
  9. Inform supervisor of materials price changes.
  10. Complete weekly cost reduction sheets.
  11. Expedite all assigned orders.
  12. Satisfy all work performance requirements as determined by supervisor, as well as attendance guidelines as established by the Employee Handbook.

Accountability: Reports to Director of Corporate Materials.

Worker Specifications:


  1. One to Three (1-3) years commercial buying experience in related industry.
  2. Keen, aggressive communications (particularly in negotiation) and organizational skills.
  3. Established math proficiency.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in engineering or Business.
  2. Buying experience in transformer or closely – related industry.

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

Location: Roanoke, VA

Salary Range: $45K to $60K depending on experience  

 Interested candidates may apply by following the link

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