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World Wide Technology

World Wide Technology

Associate Buyer

St. Louis, MO
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Why WWT?

    Fueled by creativity and ideation, World Wide Technology strives to accelerate our growth and nurture future innovation. From our world class culture, to our generous benefits, to developing cutting edge technology solutions, WWT constantly works towards its mission of creating a profitable growth company that is a great place to work. We encourage our employees to embrace collaboration, get creative and think outside the box when it comes to delivering some of the most advanced technology solutions for our customers.

    Founded in 1990 in St. Louis, Missouri, WWT is a global systems integrator and supply chain solutions provider that employs over 8,000 people and operates more than 3.4 million square feet of state-of-the-art warehousing, distribution, and lab integration space strategically located throughout the U.S. We have an inclusive culture and believe our core values are the key to company and employee success. WWT is proud to announce that it has been named on the FORTUNE "100 Best Places to Work For®" list for the past 12 years.

    Want to work with highly motivated individuals that come together to form high performance team? Come join WWT today! We are looking for an Associate to support our Global Supply Chain team out of our corporate office in St. Louis, MO.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Creates run rate purchase orders
    • Follows up to ensure delivery of purchase orders
    • Supports resolution of nonconforming material
    • Maintains and disseminates routine reporting
    • Resolves routine issues as well as supports troubleshooting of more complex issues
    • Facilitates return to vendor material processes
    • Displays persistence and determination in the face of adversity
    • Conveys ideas clearly and succinctly through written communication
    • Applies a customer service mindset and strives to deliver customer delight
  • Qualifications


    Education Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree Related Field preferred

    Work Experience

    • A minimum of 1 year progressive experience in a related field preferred

    Other Work Experience

    • Office environment

    Travel Requirements

    • None

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Core functional/technical skills required include: Multi tasking & prioritization; operational excellence; relationship management; attention to detail; troubleshooting; systems thinking
    • Additional functional/technical skills required include: Data analysis; business insight
    • Customer service skills
    • Utilizes resources to complete tasks; tracks own efficiency using reports and tools
    • Basic familiarity with basic understanding of Supply/Demand
    • Basic ability to understand and manipulate data from a variety of sources
    • Experience with Microsoft products (Excel, Word, Outlook) preferred
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills required
    • Accurately keeps track of details and deliverables
    • This position is required to work in a fast-paced environment with a focus on doing whatever it takes to get the job done and deliver customer delight
    • The nature of the role requires an ability to deliver high quality, thorough and accurate work on deadlines through successful navigation of shifting customer requirements and competing organizational demands

    Some WWT customers have a COVID-19 vaccine requirement. In order to work on projects for these customers, employees must be fully vaccinated or have an appropriate religious or medical accommodation..

    World Wide Technology, Inc. offers excellent benefits and competitive compensation. Visit our company web page at for more information.

    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is more than a commitment at WWT -- it is the foundation of what we do. Through diverse networks and pipelines, we have a clear vision: to create a Great Place to Work for All. We believe inclusion includes U. Be who U are at WWT!

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Differently Abled.

  • Industry
    Information Technology and Services
  • About Us

    Founded in 1990, World Wide Technology (WWT), a global technology solutions provider with $17 billion in annual revenue, combines the power of strategy, execution and partnership to accelerate digital transformational outcomes for large public and private organizations around the world.

    With nearly 9,000 employees and more than 55 locations around the world, WWT's culture, built on a set of core values and established leadership philosophies, has been recognized 11 years in a row by Fortune and Great Place to Work®️ for its unique blend of determination, innovation and leadership focus on diversity and inclusion.