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Purchasing Supervisor

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Vishay Dale of Columbus, NE is seeking to hire a Full Time Purchasing Supervisor. The Purchasing Supervisor will Assists in the implementation of activities related to the procurement of materials, parts, components, and equipment. May oversee buyers and expediters to accomplish company objectives. Reviews and approves purchases up to a specified dollar amount. May negotiate contracts up to a specific large dollar amount. Assists in developing policies and procedures for the operation of procurement activities. Monitors the cost, schedule and performance aspects of some subcontracts. Assists in coordination of purchasing activities with engineering and manufacturing departments to maintain inventories at planned levels. Involved in selection, development, and evaluation of personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.


Primary Duties: 

  • Supervision of staff activities to ensure purchasing policies and procedures are followed.
  • Monitor, evaluate, and interpret data to ensure material specification compliance.
  • Investigate vendors and negotiate contracts.
  • Ensure that inventory is maintained at sufficient levels for various departments.
  • Compile and enter data for records management




2 years of supervisory experience in purchasing/procurement and negotiating with solid P.C. skills.

Bachelor’s degree preferred or related experience in field.


Bilingual a plus

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

Nearest Major Market: Lincoln