This position is for procurement of Commercial items (COTS) ranging from MRO to large electro-mechanical requirements. Must be capable of training to ensure CPSR compliance and supporting an engineering-manufacturing environment. This is a very active and face paced environment with a small business mind set. Will utilize approved supplier list and IPT-generated requirements to issue RFQ and award POs.
Position requirements – Attention to detail, receipt of PO acknowledgments, order expediting follow-ups; organizational skills; ability to multi-task in dynamics of environment; Examine and analyze COTS purchase requisitions for completeness and accuracy of information; determines method to process requisition based on dollar amount, timeliness required, and/or establish competitive bidding.
Must be prepared to study and comply with US Government procurement including knowledge of FAR & DFAR related regulations compliance; gain experience in purchasing commercial (COTS) electronic components and or hardware assemblies; effective communication skills required to interface/collaborate with various department levels to clarify or complete information. interface with vendor for resolution of payment issues, where needed.
Ability to cross-train and handle a multitude of professional tasks in many arenas.
Efficient skills in Microsoft Office suite to support of enhanced vendor & internal communications.
Negotiation skills while continuing effective vendor working relationships. Solid understanding of manufacturing interface with Purchasing. Strong analytical skills for evaluating supplier bids including cost analyses.
Demonstrated self-management, problem solving and priority setting.