Job Summary

Senior Buyer

  • Location:
    Mountain View, California
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  • Category:
    Configuration Management
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A Senior Buyer in Mt. View, Ca is currently available courtesy of Modis Engineering, An Adecco Group Company. In this role, you will be responsible for identifying, researching, evaluating and selecting suppliers that meet the organization's standards of price, quality, timing, and reliability of supply. The Senior Buyer will be involved with complex purchases and suppliers that have higher impact on the organization's products, processes and budget. This is a three to four month plus project and salary is $32.00 per hour.


Negotiate, solicit bids and obtain information from suppliers for best price, quality and on-time delivery.

Analyze MRP reports and execute the buy plan

Assist R&D and Engineering with sourcing, supplier specifications and supplier qualifications for new products and processes.

Perform supplier quality performance evaluations. Submit summary report for management quality system review


Working Knowledge of MRP system

Excellent negotiation skills

Detail-oriented with the ability to manage projects from beginning to end.

Ability to work independently and within a team

Excellent communication skills in English (verbal and written)

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, diameter, volume and conversion of metric measurements.

Ability to resolve issues where analysis of situation or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors.

Ability to interpret written, oral, diagrammatic or schedule instructions.

Strong computer skills in Microsoft Excel and Word for Windows.

Ability to work and/or lead teams, as needed.

Education and Experience:

BA/BS degree (preferred)

Minimum of five (5) years related experience in a manufacturing environment

APICS and/or NAPM certification or courses are desirable

Working knowledge of ERP Systems

AX Dynamics a plus.

If you are interested in this Senior Buyer job in Mt. View, CA then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities, available at Modis Engineering go to or If you have questions about this position, please contact Rose Aguirre at (408) 328-0768 or

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