Buyer

Fairfax, VA

Posted: 10/05/2018 Employment Type: Contract to Hire Industry: ERT Job Number: 227586



 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION: 

Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or a related business discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience.

 

o Task and responsibilities in this role include, but are not limited to the following:

 

 

? Reviews proposals, conducts analysis, selects suppliers, and issues Purchase Orders

? Leverages strategic partnerships and optimizes existing agreements to mitigate risk and contain cost

? Applies price and cost analysis principles with a focus on Total Cost of Ownership; determine lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules

? Interfaces with leverage teams, management and business leaders, as applicable

? Supports corporate RFx, as needed, to assist in driving cost containment and affecting process streamlining initiatives

? Able to support multiple complex procurements in a fast-paced environment

? Maintains compliant records consistent with corporate policies and industry best practices

? Identifies and affects process improvement areas to drive corporate-wide cost containment

? Prepares detailed and complex formal bid documents ensuring compliance with all regulatory guidelines

? Negotiates contract terms and conditions with suppliers

 

 

 

2-5 years of related purchasing experience.

 

 

 

? Experience utilizing Microsoft Excel

? Superior customer service related skills

? Strong negotiation skills

? Must be a US citizen for systems access

 

 

• The following is considered a plus:

 

 

o Experience working with Deltek Costpoint Accounting software

o Familiarity with SAP and/or Oracle applications

o Experience working with the a US Government contractor and its requirements

o Self-starter, needing limited management oversight

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