TAIT is the World Market Leader in designing, constructing and delivering the finest live event equipment in the world.
Whether it’s creating awe-inspiring spectaculars, complex touring stages, theatre engineering solutions, brand activations or cruise ship installations, TAIT pledges to deliver world-class solutions for live experiences. With its proprietary entertainment automation platform, custom-made products, and creative engineering, TAIT’s cutting-edge offerings continue to advance industry standards and exceed client expectations. As a global network of over 600 employees in 12 office locations, TAIT has worked on projects in over 30 countries, all 7 continents and even outer space.
TAIT’s diverse group of clients include Taylor Swift, Cirque Du Soleil, The Metropolitan Opera House, NASA, National Geographic, Beyoncé and The Olympics.
The focus of the Level I Buyer is to solicit bids and negotiate for purchase of services from subcontractors, finished goods, and raw materials that fall within their assigned jurisdiction and spending limitations under the direction of the Procurement Manager to increase efficiency and quality while serving Tait Towers clients, employees, and the principles and priorities of the company. Reporting into the Purchasing department, the Buyer engagement is custom products as well as raw material purchases, inventory stock, and facility needs.
Education and Qualifications
Ideal Certifications that would be in addition to education:
This job has the potential for stress, as buyers are working in a competitive field, often within tight deadlines. So, a certain level of physical and mental stamina is required. Often, a buyer must work beyond the normal work hours, to fulfill supply needs, and to contact suppliers in another area or time zone, by a specified deadline.