Operations Buyer II

Location: Mt. Airy, North Carolina
Opening ID: 23476
Job Family: Procurement and Materials
Date Posted: Apr 23, 2021


Job Description



Purchases materials, equipment, and supplies from vendors based upon pre-established guidelines.  Works under immediate supervision in evaluating vendor quotes and/or services in order to determine the most desirable suppliers.  Typically reports to a manager or supervisor.


• 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

• High School Degree or equivalent required
• Four-Year Bachelor degree OR APICS or NAPM certification required
• Microsoft Office suite experience required.
• Prior industry experience preferred
• Knowledge of supply chain principles and concepts preferred
• Prior Oracle experience preferred

The level of this position may be adjusted based on previous experience.  

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


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

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.