Operations Buyer II

Location: Broomfield, Colorado
Opening ID: 25505
Job Family: Procurement and Materials
Date Posted: Jan 4, 2022


Job Description

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There is an exciting opportunity for an Operations Buyer II at our Broomfield, Colorado location. 

Altec AIR

Since 1954, Altec AIR has been the industry leader in compressed air treatment systems. Altec AIR offers a full line of air pressurization equipment for the telecommunication, fluid power, instrumentation, ozone generation and other industrial OEM markets.  We provide innovative products and services worldwide.

Visit www.AltecAir.com for more information

Customer First - Enjoyment of Work - Family - Financial Stability - Integrity - People are our Greatest Strength - Quality - Spiritual Development - Teamwork


  • Have a strong commitment to providing excellent customer service
  • Possesses excellent communication, time management and administrative skills
  • Possess a passion for purchasing and building relationships
  • Enjoy working independently while collaborating with Altec AIR teams
  • Thrive in a fun, fast paced environment


  • 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
  • Motivated, goal oriented, persistent and possess a high level of initiative
  • Must be willing to participates in Continuous Improvement Initiatives


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Bachelors degree OR APICS or NAPM certification required; Engineering degree or Engineering background preferred
  • Two years of applicable Altec experience or Three years of directly applicable external experience required.
  • Microsoft Office Suite experience required
  • Prior manufacturing industry experience preferred
  • Knowledge of supply chain principles and concepts preferred
  • Prior Oracle experience preferred
  • Must demonstrate the ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines while producing quality work
  • Must be able to work with team members and work with minimal supervision

Salary Range $49.300 - $65,000

The job level may be adjusted at the time of hire should the selected candidate meet the qualifications of a more experienced job in the career path

Altec AIR 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


Colorado Living:

The Front Range experiences 300+ days of sunshine per year with an average humidity of 30% or less. There are hundreds of miles of bike trails/paths in the Denver area. You can drive up the mountains to ski in the morning at one of 10 world-class ski resorts, then drive down and golf in a t-shirt and shorts in the afternoon. Colorado has the highest per-capita concentration of micro-breweries, and is home to one of the most stunning outdoor performance venues at Red Rocks Amphitheater. The Rocky Mountains are home to some of the best camping, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, 4x4ing, hiking, biking, kayaking, white water rafting, hang gliding, hot air ballooning, and much more. There are five major Universities within driving distance of Denver, including the #1 Engineering School in the Country – Colorado School of Mines. Denver is home to The Super Bowl Champion Denver Broncos, Rockies, Avalanche, and Nuggets. Colorado is Headquarters to the US Olympic Committee and Team USA Olympic Training Center (Cycling, Skating, Gymnastics, Swimming, Shooting, Hockey, among others); World Headquarters to the National Strength and Conditioning Association; Home to multiple World Champion powerlifters, 4-time World’s Strongest Man, and multiple World and Olympic Champions in various sports. No matter your hobbies or passions, Colorado has something for you.


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, 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.