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Buyer - Archdale, NC

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Archdale, North Carolina

Job Type: Not Specified


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 Commercial & Industrial (HCI) provides solutions for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, commercial and industrial applications along with high-voltage test and measurement solutions. As a leading global manufacturer and supplier in multiple markets, we have quality products that serve the commercial construction, datacom, industrial light, industrial heavy, high voltage, residential and oil & gas markets. HCI has built its success through strong leadership, employee and customer loyalty and an exceptional sales force.

Position Overview

The Buyer will research and purchase products goods and services in support of manufacturing, ensuring a competitive price and meeting quality and delivery standards.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Purchases and maintains goods and services required for manufacturing.
  • Ensure on-time delivery of purchased items.
  • Seek to cut costs by competitive purchasing techniques.
  • Ensure items purchased match requirements of purchase order.
  • Locate and evaluate subcontractors.
  • Provide vendor sourcing: analyze bids, locate and qualify vendors, request quotations from qualified vendors, and negotiate and complete purchase agreements.
  • Provide pricing of materials and lead times of parts for customer requests and new products.
  • Self-directed and takes a proactive role in solving problems related to purchased goods anticipating problems and seeking solutions

Skills and Experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Three to five years’ experience of SAP or MRP business systems required.
  • Efficient typing skills, with an emphasis on accuracy and legal aspects of purchasing.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.


Bachelors Degree
Associates Degree in Business

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.