V.I.E. Junior Buyer – Framatome Fuel – Richland, WA USA F/H

Reference 2024-16708

[France] VIE

Richland, Richland


New graduate

Barème Alternance, Stage et VIE

Your missions

V.I.E. – Junior Buyer

Framatome is an international leader in nuclear energy recognized for its innovative solutions and value-added technologies for the global nuclear fleet. More than 18,000 dedicated Framatome employees work every day to supply ever cleaner, safer, and more economical low-carbon energy for our communities and world. As well as supporting new nuclear builds, advancing new technology and advancing nuclear energy in the U.S. and abroad.

Richland is located in the Columbia River basin in southeastern Washington State, a few hours east of Seattle.

The Richland factory, part of the Nuclear Fuel Business Unit, has started an ambitious program in order to become the center of excellence for Advanced Fuel Manufacturing and new types of Fuel :

The Fuel business unit in is looking to fill an additional Junior Buyer, V.I.E. position to reinforce the US team (4 buyers and 1 V.I.E.). The V.I.E. will be responsible of fulfilling the following tasks:

  • In accordance with Framatome’s Key Purchasing Principles, support and manage requests for quotation, negotiate, prepare contracts, and place purchase orders,
  • Develop project purchasing strategies and reporting,
  • Perform an analysis of the demand, existing and qualified source of supply already in place with the various internal prescribers,
  • Develop and maintain internal tools (Purchasing SharePoint, templates…),
  • Report progress on a weekly basis.

You are

  • Strong interest in purchasing/supply chain function in an industrial market,
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff and management,
  • Ability to interact and to negotiate with vendors,
  • Ability to change priorities quickly, confront issues directly,
  • Team player and work well as part of a team,
  • Project management capabilities,
  • Knowledge of SAP and or any procurement tool is a plus,
  • Fluent in English with good written and verbal communication skills


Master’s degree with focus in purchasing and/or project management

Additional information

Specialization: SCA - PURCHASING

Level of education (all) Master

Place: USA, Washington, Richland, Richland

Travel: Occasionally

Employment level: Non cadre

Position under administrative investigation: Oui

Item subject to export control authorization: Oui