Title: Buyer, Level 3
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah.
Relocation is not offered at this time.
We are looking for a Department of Defense contractor experienced BUYER to join our team. We are considering individuals who have experience in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Buyer, Purchasing for a Department of Defense (DoD) contractor company.
In this position you can expect to:
Support proposal activities by coordinating pricing efforts with Program Managers, Hardware Cost Estimating, and other buyers; prepare and follow-up on requests for quotation/bid/proposal to help ensure a compliant and effective competitive bidding process.
Convert purchase requisitions to purchase orders (PO) in a timely manner to meet customer delivery requirements.
Issue requests for quotation/bid/proposal & analyze supplier quotes to determine best source in terms of cost, conformance to requirements, and delivery.
Document fair and reasonable pricing per Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) by performing cost and and/or price analysis.
Ensure all applicable program, company, engineering, and item-specific conformance criteria are clearly and adequately conveyed to suppliers.
Maintain accurate PO documentation per FAR/ Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFAR) requirements and internal policies and procedures
Write negotiation plans as required.
Negotiate and establish long-term pricing agreements with suppliers.
Follow-up on late deliveries and expedite deliveries with suppliers as required.
Review and approve Statements of Work (SOW), and implement and track the applicable SOW flow-downs as contractual line items.
Review and interpret drawings, incorporate terms and conditions into purchase orders, and flow down schedule requirements.
Manage supplier performance and open orders
Conduct Quarterly Business Reviews (QBRs) with suppliers
Other duties as assigned
A Bachelors degree, or higher, in Supply Chain Management is ideal. Business, Finance, or technically equivalent is preferred, but no required.
4 years experience in Procurement
2+ years DOD-related experience
Hands-on negotiation experience
Advanced problem-solving experience
Advanced knowledge of and experience with ERP systems, SAP experience a plus
Advanced knowledge of FAR/DFAR, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and other related requirements