Senior Buyer  -Moffett Field, California

Location: Mountain View, CA
Date Posted: 07-31-2017
A key client of ours is seeking a Sr Buyer knowledgeable of NASA procurement supplementals

Senior Buyer  -Moffett Field, California
The Sr. Buyer is responsible for the procurement of goods and services in direct support of company clients. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Work closely with requisitioner to conduct market research to accurately determine if requirement can be met by a commercial item or modified commercial item. Identify qualified and certified suppliers, as required, to solicit pricing.
  • Create and issue Request for Quotations and/or Solicitations at the appropriate level of detail allowing fair competition amongst suppliers.
  • Conduct price and/or cost analyses to determine fair and reasonableness.
  • Issue Technical Evaluation packages to requisitioner for completion and submission as necessary.
  • Negotiate favorable prices, terms, schedules and other provisions of purchase orders and acquisition subcontracts, ensuring consistency with client requirements and company procurement policies/procedures.
  • Utilizing best value techniques, select suppliers and issue awards.
  • Document procurement file in accordance with company procurement policies and procedures to ensure compliance with government mandated executive orders, public laws and flow down clauses.
  • Ensure the reporting of Supplier executive compensation and/or award is completed and documented in the procurement file.
  • Confer with suppliers and analyze suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and determine lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules.
  • Ensure that orders are delivered on time and at cost.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending workshops and reviewing professional publications.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing other job related tasks as needed; enabling other workers to achieve their job objectives.
  • Assist internal and external customers by interpreting laws, policy, codes, and regulations pertaining to purchasing; answer inquiries both orally and in writing concerning purchasing operations.
  • Monitor supplier performance by ensuring that product is delivered as scheduled and meets specifications; maintaining appropriate files and records of meetings with suppliers to ensure company requirements are met and that supplier is aware of their performance.
  • Other procurement-related duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree coupled with 5 years procurement experience; OR an Associate’s degree coupled with 8 years procurement experience; OR a HS Diploma coupled with 10 years procurement experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of the FAR.
  • Deltek CostPoint experience.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of NASA Supplement Regulations.
  • Procurement Certification.
 Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
CLEARANCE:  None required

Please send a current resume indicating salary requirements.
These are full time positions with full benefits as an employee (no 3rd parties or C2C please).
Please also provide a good daytime phone number that i may reach you on. 

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