Help us build the DNA of tech.



Vishay manufactures one of the world's largest portfolios of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components that are essential to innovative designs in the automotive, industrial, computing, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, and medical markets. We help the world's most in-demand technologies come to life. Every day our products touch your life and the lives of people across the world, though you likely do not know it. Come join us and help us build The DNA of tech.


Where You’ll Work & The Scope:

Vishay Columbus, NE is currently seeking a Full Time buyer  responsible for assisting in the negotiation and implementation of activities related to the procurement of materials, parts, components, equipment and services.  Acquiring and maintaining technical understanding of products purchased.  Performing cost analysis and volume planning for major commodities.  Assisting with the scheduling of all commodity Resistor product lines while maintaining lead times based on current load guidance and capabilities. With guidance, developing new supply sources where vendors and suppliers are inadequate.  Monitoring the cost, schedule and scope of assigned subcontracts to assure highest quality at best value.  May recommend cost saving proposals, alternative sourcing, and vendor evaluation criteria. 


How You’ll Help Us Build The DNA of Tech:

  • Procurement of materials, parts, components, equipment, and services from suppliers.
  • Plan, review, and modify scheduling of supplies to ensure uninterrupted production.
  • Investigate potential suppliers and products, issue RFQ's as necessary.
  • Maintain monthly purchasing related reports and information.
  • Ensure all items and services are properly documented and communicated.

Experience You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor degree in related field  required
  • One to three years of experience preferred 
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Strong negotiation skills with a focus on manufacturing environment. 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Access, Outlook, and mainframe systems a plus



  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement


This position requires access to information subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations. As such, this position is open only to applicants who qualify as “U.S. Persons” according to U.S. federal law.


Vishay offers a comprehensive suite of benefit programs including health care coverage, financial support programs and other resources designed to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. With us, you'll experience unique career paths, an open and collaborative culture, a stable business that will be there for you, and opportunities to work globally and locally. Do you have the skills we need? Are you ready to power your career as you power the world? If so, apply today.


 Vishay is an AAP and Equal Opportunity Employer