SR. PURCHASING SPECIALIST
Engility Corporation - Alexandria, VA

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Implement and Manage Key strategic suppliers and agreements
  • Lead cross functional teams in acquiring enterprise wide solutions for Key corporate initiatives
  • Negotiating enterprise wide supplier agreements
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Assess vendors for prequalification based upon standard practices (SAMS, D&B, reps and certs, business size standard, etc.)
  • Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives.
  • Confers with suppliers and analyzes suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and determines lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules.
  • Assist with training and developing procurement professionals within the organization
  • Prepare solicitation documents, determine correct solicitation method, and determine sources to be solicited.
  • Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, verifies delivery, and maintains necessary records.
  • Evaluate and confirm bids and proposals; compile, validate and process required documentation;
  • Conduct price and/or cost analysis.
  • Create and issue purchasing vehicles in Enterprise Business system.
  • Prepares and maintains FAR compliant Procurement Files
  • Review procurement packages for compliance prior to issuance
  • Support internal review of procurement files
  • Support Proposal activities as required

  • MINIMUM TANGIBLE QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor’s degree preferably in business, finance, or a related field (or equivalent related experience)
    • 15+ yrs. of related experience
    • Experience implementing and managing Key strategic suppliers and agreements required
    • Experience in operating in CPSR compliant purchasing system required
    • Experience awarding, and administering multiple contract types required
    • Extensive purchasing/ contracting experience acquiring Materials, Services, Construction, and Software
    • Must be able to develop and maintain professional relationships with peers, vendors and customers, and contribute to a professional work environment by demonstrating integrity, teamwork and a positive attitude
    • Must have intimate understanding of FAR/DFAR and ITAR regulations and how they relate to purchasing
    • Must be familiar with Commercial Purchasing practices and strategies
    • Must be organized, detail oriented, self-starter, demonstrate strong time management skills, and be able to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects with limited supervision in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and be able to adapt to changing work efforts and manage shifting priorities

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • MBA preferred but not required
    • International Purchasing Experience
    • Audit Experience
    • Familiarization with UCC and commercial terms and conditions
    • Experience implementing Enterprise Business Systems
    • Security Clearance

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