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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Buyer in Boise, Idaho

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Our Boise, ID location Preco Electronics, a Sensata Technologies company is looking for a Buyer. The Buyer is responsible for creating and monitoring purchase requisitions, purchase orders, and other documentation required within the procurement process. Purchases will include both direct purchases (MRP based demand) and indirect purchases (supplies, services, maintenance, equipment, etc.). The Buyer will operate in a very dynamic cross-functional environment, primarily supporting the production and engineering development teams. Prior experience with Oracle ERP would be helpful.


General Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with the supply chain manager regarding maintaining proper inventory levels of materials used on a regular basis

  • Key participant in the filling of purchase orders

  • Organizes purchasing requisitions

  • Key participant in the development of creating an accurate and efficient monitoring system

  • Collaborates on entering data into databases or other computerized systems to maintain up-to-date supplier and vendor information, to track purchases and the status of orders and deliveries, and to generate purchasing reports and statistics

Experience / Qualifications

  • A university degree and 2-4 years of experience (i.e. Bachelors degree) or a graduate degree and 0-2 years of experience (i.e. Masters degree)

  • Must be a team player able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing tasks and demands

  • Strong communication skills; oral, written and presentation

  • Strong organization, planning and time management skills to achieve results

  • Strong personal and professional ethical values and integrity

  • Holds self-accountable to achieving goals and standards

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

  • Strong interpersonal & collaboration skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization including suppliers and/or external customers


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Follow company procurement policy in creating and completing requisitions and documentation

  • Monitor Blanket POs and work with AP to ensure adequate funds available for payments to vendors

  • Set up and monitor vendors in the company Supplier Management System

  • Scan invoices, incoming checks, and taxes documents to AR, AP, and Tax Department

  • Manage company janitorial company, purchasing, and stocking of needed supplies

  • Manage company office supplies via purchasing and stocking of needed supplies

  • Manage company rental postage meter system agreement and maintain and stock supplies. Sort and disperse mail daily.

  • Manage company coffee supply company account

  • Additional duties as needed


Smarter Together

  • Collaborating at Sensata means working with some of the world’s most talented people in an enriching environment that is constantly pushing towards the next best thing.

  • Employees work across functions, countries and cultures gaining new perspectives through mutual respect and open communication.

  • As OneSensata, we are working together to make things work together

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Our vision is to be a world leader in mission-critical sensing and electrical protection while satisfying the world’s growing need for safety, efficiency and a clean environment and being a partner, employer and neighbor of choice. Our sensors are the fundamental building blocks needed for a smart, connected, electrified and, ultimately, autonomous world. Click here to find out more about our Future Focus (

Sensing is what we do.

In fact, our name Sensata comes from the Latin word sensate for ‘those gifted with sense’. Our focus on sensing is also reflected in our logo, which spells Sensata in Braille.

Sensata Technologies is a world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and controls designed to make the world cleaner, safer and more efficient. Mission-critical means products that are essential and difficult to do. You’ll find our 47,000 unique products in many applications anywhere from automotive braking systems to aircraft flight controls.

Sensata devices are in systems that protect people and the environment, so what we do matters. We take pride in knowing our technologies improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day.

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