Operations Buyer I

Location: Dixon, California
Opening ID: 20495
Job Family: Procurement and Materials
Date Posted: Aug 15, 2019


Job Description

Basic Qualifications

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Purchasing / Buyer



  • A four-year Bachelor's Degree
  • Microsoft Office suite experience
  • One year industry experience also preferred
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices and procedures

    Major Responsibilities:

  • Authorize payment of invoices or return of merchandise
  • May compare transportation options
  • Examine, select, order, and purchase at the most favorable price merchandise consistent with quality, quantity specification requirements and other factors
  • Interview and work closely with vendors to obtain desired products
  • Negotiate prices, discount terms and transportation arrangements for merchandise
  • Use computers to organize and locate inventory and operate spreadsheet and work processing software
  • Expedite components for faster delivery dates to meet production requirements
  • Perform purchasing and other recordkeeping duties
  • Purchase all components and services related to the manufacture of finished product, maintenance, repair and operations


    Why Join Altec:


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






  •  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 Holiday
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  •  Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
  • Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance


    EEO Statement:


    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.