Buyer I

Join the dedicated employees who have provided Colorado’s Front Range with electrical service since 1938!

CORE Electric Cooperative is a member-owned electric utility cooperative that serves nearly 170,000 members in a 5,000-square-mile area along Colorado’s Front Range. We offer competitive salaries, state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, and a friendly, relaxed culture with the opportunity to grow personally and professionally.


Buyer I


$64,064 – $85,384


High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 3 years of inventory and purchasing related experience or an equivalent combination of higher education and experience is required. This position requires experience with ERP Enterprise Resource Planning software system in the fields of inventory master data, warehousing, accounts payable or purchasing. Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills as well as verbal and written communication skills and well organized and able to manage multiple tasks in various stages of the process are needed. This person must be self-motivated, takes initiative, and ownership of responsible tasks. The ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities and deadlines, as well the ability to analyze a problem and recommend potential solutions will be required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite – specifically Excel, Outlook, Word, Teams and Sharepoint required, as are strong negotiating skills, accuracy, and attention to detail to ensure all orders are placed for the correct materials and services for the best overall value are.


Responsible for the commitment of funds on behalf of CORE under guidance of the purchasing policy. Executes the purchase of goods and services per purchase requisitions and inventory replenishment requests. The Buyer I will research the item or services, the specifications, available vendors, and negotiate the best purchase terms for CORE in alignment with established cooperative business practices, agreements, and procedures. Aides in the planning and forecasting of material requirements and places purchase orders for forecasted internal project materials. Assist in supporting master purchasing and inventory item maintenance activity. Supports the entire procure to pay process with goods and services suppliers and Accounts Payable.


Sedalia, CO


CORE offers an exceptional benefits package that includes:

• 9/80 work schedule (3-day weekend every other week)

• 160 hours of accruable PTO per year (minimum)

• 100% cooperative-paid benefits, including defined benefit pension plan, medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, basic life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, employee assistance program

• 401(k) retirement plan with company match up to 4%, 100% vested immediately

• Wellness reimbursement up to $300 per year

• 8 paid holidays per year

• Paid parental leave

• Education and training reimbursement

• Volunteer paid time off

• Length-of-service program

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How to Apply

Apply via our online Job Opening Form. Contact to obtain a full job description.

CORE Electric Cooperative is an equal opportunity employer.

CORE provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All qualified candidates are given equal opportunity, and selection decisions are based on job-related factors. We also believe in strength in diversity.