Supply Chain Assistant

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-301049
    • Job Location: Jupiter, FL
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 02/10/2020
    • Years of Experience: 3+
    • Radford Job Code: 04666
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Job Description


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.



Experience and Skills

Required Education/Experience:


Short-Term: A college degree of 2 years is required, along with a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and ability to team in a fast-paced environment.


Long-Term: Ability to read blue prints/auto cad drawings/schematic drawings/technical specifications and understanding the basics will be key to promotion.  Advanced excel spreadsheet capabilities and related computer skills preferred.  Familiarity with 'credit-card only' purchases, Micro threshold, FFTA reporting, and SBA goals to be learned on the job.