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Buyer

Company: Vectrus
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overview

Purchase necessary quantities of materials, equipment, supplies, and services at the most economical cost and/or best value, for delivery to the location specified on the purchase requisition. Requests quotations from existing and new vendors and negotiates prices and other terms and conditions.Drafts Request for Quotes, determine price reasonableness, leads negotiation efforts with suppliers, and reviews and interprets clauses, PO modifications, agreements and other legal documents as required. Supports all internal and external audits. Operates under the functional guidance of Supply Chain organization and Corporate Purchasing Manual, while coordinating closely with other functional departments. This position subject to CBA.

Responsibilities

This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.

Major Job Activities:

* In compliance with Vectrus Systems Division internal controls, purchasing policies and procedures and quality standards, purchases requisitioned materials, equipment, supplies and services at the best price and/or best value to support company requirements.
* Requests quotations from approved vendors, interviews vendors to determine the best quality, price and delivery consistent with company requirements.
* Where no approved supplier base exists, engages in sourcing vendors, which typically involves surveying product literature, vendor, and distributor information financial analysis and cost comparisons.
* Researches and resolves Accounts Payable, delivery, receiving, engineering, and material planning problems.
* Reviews proposals and selects and, recommends vendors.
* Negotiates prices, terms and conditions of purchase contracts that involve materials or services that may be characterized as complex or to military or customer standards.
* Follows up on orders placed and verifies delivery. Maintains all necessary purchasing records such as P-card Transaction Reports, purchase orders, PR logs, and Cost Savings Records.
* Maintains professional competence in the purchasing field.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

Material & Equipment Directly Used:

Laptop computer, printer, network equipment, and other general office equipment.

Working Environment:

Work is predominately performed in standard office space, as well as facilities and warehouses where equipment and supplies are located/stored.

Physical Activities:

* Light physical work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
* Work may require heavy lifting, stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, prolonged sitting, and working with or in areas where a potential could exist for exposure to physical, chemical, or biological agents.
* Employee use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is required for some situations.
* PPE includes, but is not limited to, head, foot, torso, respiratory, vision, and hearing protective devices.
* Must comply with all Fire and Safety Regulations and post policies.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Education/Certifications:

* High school diploma or equivalent.
* Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Logistics, or equivalent applicable experience is desired.
* U.S. citizenship is required.
* A Valid Driver's License desired.

Experience:

* Two (2) years' of professional experience in purchasing field.
* Working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and automated purchasing is desired.

Skills:

* Must have a good working knowledge of USG Procurement with regards to purchasing.

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

Keywords: Vectrus, Oklahoma City , Buyer, Other , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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