Jr. Buyer - Corona, CA

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Corona, California

Job Type: Not Specified


Position Overview

We are hiring a Jr. Buyer to our growing team!

The Jr. Buyer is responsible for performing different entry-level activities related to procurement of all production related material in a timely and cost-effective manner. The Buyer works closely with other outside departments to identify and order all parts and material listed on the bill of materials and ensures that all items are available for manufacturing when needed. The Buyer works within Purchasing to monitor vendor performance and identify potential cost and lead time savings.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, schedule, and purchase an adequate supply of materials required for the completion of customer requirements.
  • Work with AP to ensure prompt processing of vendor invoices.
  • Knowledgeable about computing in order to complete projects that use word processing, spreadsheets, the Internet, and other software programs
  • Checking procurement requests, conferring on other departments to check purchases, calling vendors and assessing bids submitted by suppliers, supporting various purchase processes, inventories, budgets, plans, and related preparations.
  • Place orders for material in a timely manner. Initiate appropriate action to advance, delay or cancel previously scheduled materials and strive to control inventory levels while supporting customer requirements. Identify alternatives when schedule changes or delays are identified
  • Work closely with Engineering, Production and Manufacturing departments to identify and order materials and equipment for customer projects.
  • Coordinate with Engineering, Manufacturing, and Warehouse to ensure materials and equipment are ordered and received according to project needs.
  • Listens and follows directions from leads and supervisors.
  • Adheres to Quality Management System and ISO9001 standards.
  • Must follow safety guidelines and requirements. Wears required PPE at all times.
  • Works in a timely, efficient manner to meet all daily performance objectives.
  • Maintains tools and equipment in proper working condition.
  • Must be able to read and understand posted bulletins, regulations, rule books, manufacturer manuals, and work instructions
  • Must be able to work in a team environment which requires cooperating with others, offering help when needed, and maintaining positive work relationships
  • Ensure working environment is clean and safe.

Skills and Experience

  • High school diploma required. Associates Degree or higher in business related discipline preferred.
  • Experience in the use of ERP systems for production planning and material procurement.

Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Division Overview

Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class. The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the LA Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHO).

Thank you for your interest in a new career with our company. We look forward to hearing from you!

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