ON Semiconductor Entry Level Buyer in Phoenix, Arizona


  • Develop & execute indirect sourcing strategy for goods and services.

  • Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies, services, and goods.

  • Solicit quotes, conduct bid evaluations, and ensure best combination of price, service, and quality of product.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers to effectively address issues related to price, delivery, and quality of goods and services.

  • Consolidate supplier and commodity base as necessary.

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of supplier information data; respond to price increases with goal to negate or minimize all increases.

  • Support AP on questions of payment of invoices.

  • Develop creative ideas, strategies, and programs to drive down indirect costs on continuing basis.

  • Interface with cross-functional disciplines including finance, HR, logistics and other internal business users.

  • Troubleshoot and manage internal customer relations to determine their procurement needs and how procurement may better serve their requirements.

  • Work with vendors to maintain high visibility as a valued customer and obtain expedited responses when required.

Education And/or Experience

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university with supply chain major; 1-2 years professional procurement/purchasing experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

To Perform The Job Successfully, An Individual Should Demonstrate The Following Competencies

  • Analytical - Synthesize complex or diverse information; collect and research data; use intuition and experience to complement data; design work flows and procedures.

  • Problem Solving/Analysis - Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully; develop alternative solutions; work well in group problem solving situations; use reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

  • Project Management - Develop project plans; coordinate projects; communicate changes and progress; complete projects on time and budget; manage project team activities.

  • Great organizational skills/time management.

  • Excellent negotiation skills, critical thinking, great judgment and decision making skills.

  • Communication Proficiency, both written and verbal.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications - Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Job: Supply Chain

Title: Entry Level Buyer

Location: AZ-Phoenix

Requisition ID: 1802682

ON Semiconductor is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other federal, state or local protected classes. ON is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals, regardless of protect class status.